Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

DEC – 2019

Azerbaijan embassy pays respects to Heydar Aliyev  

ISLAMABAD, DEC 12 (DNA) – Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada along with his embassy staff paid homage to the great leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev during a ceremony, on Thursday.

The ambassador also laid floral wreath and later offered dua.

Talking about the national leader Ambassador Alizada said, National leaders devoted their whole life to prosperity and well-being of our nations and they hold a special place in the history of our countries

Huge scope exists to expand Kazakhstan-Pakistan ties: ambassador Akan

by A.M.BHATTI

ISLAMABAD, DEC 12 (DNA) – Ambassador of Kazakhstan Akan Rakhmetullin has said

though a lot has been achieved in Pakistan-Kazakhstan relations, there is still plenty of opportunities to expand our mutually beneficial ties, particularly in trade and economic cooperation, cultural, education and tourist exchange.“I will be trying my best to bring our partnership to the new qualitative level”.The ambassador made these remarks while speaking on the occasion of Independence Day of Republic of Kazakhstan.

Azerbaijan keen to enhance educational links with Pakistan: Ambassador Alizada

ISLAMABAD, DEC 11 (DNA) – Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada has said his country attached great importance to relations with Pakistan adding promoting educational links with Pakistan is also one of our prime goals.The ambassador expressed these views while speaking during a seminar titled Education Policy of Hydar Aliyev and Muhammad Ali Jinnah, held at National Library of Pakistan.The ambassador further said, Hydar Aliyev Foundation school was built in Muzaffarabad, Kashmir besides providing materials to Muzaffarabad school regularly.

Minister says Armenia in economic impasse due to its destructive policy

Azerbaijan’s Economy Minister Mikayil Jabbarov has said Armenia has driven itself into the transport and economic impasse with its destructive policy.“The Azerbaijani side prefers constructive approach. We know that the destructive approach is simpler, and, unfortunately, the results of this destructive policy are visible in the neighboring country, which is isolated from a great number of projects and has driven itself into the transport and economic impasse, and, apparently, doesn’t want to get out of it,” Jabbarov said.

Serena Hotels Int’l Squash tourney starts from Dec 15

ISLAMABAD, DEC 10 (DNA)-  Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) in collaboration with Pakistan Air Force & Serena Hotels would be organizing Serena Hotels-Huawei Pakistan International Squash Tournaments for Men & Women between 15-19 December, 2019 at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad.Men event has a prize money of US$ 20,000/- whereas Women event has US$ 12,000/- as prize money.  Besides Pakistan, a large number of international Men & Women squash players from Austria, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, Jordon, Malaysia, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and USA have confirmed their participation.

National Day of Thailand celebrated

KARACHI, DEC 10 : The National Day of Thailand was celebrated by the Royal Thai Consulate General (RTCG) at a local hotel in Karachi.The Consul General of Thailand, Thatree Chauvachata also paid a rich tribute on the Birthday Anniversary of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great and Thailand’s Father’s Day during the event.Addressing on the occasion, CG of Thailand said thanked all the guests for making their presence on the auspicious day including the members of the business community, diplomats, social personalities, members of KCCI, FPCCI, KATI and other trade bodies as well.

Measures identified for organization of fruit and vegetable clusters

Tashkent, Uzbekistan — On 9 December, a meeting on the issues of organization of clusters specializing in horticulture, improving the quality of harvesting and increasing the volume of export of fruits and vegetables was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.Strategy for development of the country’s agriculture for 2020-2030 was adopted by the Presidential Decree to increase labor productivity in the agricultural sector and crop productivity. It identifies priority measures for diversifying production, creating favorable climate for agribusiness, the chain of formation of high added value, and using advanced technologies.