Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

JAN – 2020

Corona virus in China: Update on Welfare of Pakistani Community in Wuhan

ISLAMABAD, JAN 25 (DNA) – This Ministry and the Pakistan Embassy in China are actively monitoring the situation of Corona virus outbreak in Wuhan, China. The Embassy in Beijing and other sub-Missions in China are also in touch with the Pakistani community as well as Chinese authorities.Over 500 students and other community members in Wuhan, and in other parts of China, are safe. There is no report of infection in any Pakistani community member thus far. The community has been reassured of full support and requested to follow health protocols issued by the Chinese authorities and stay indoors. The current situation calls for greater patience and perseverance.

Regional seminar on the judicial solution of election disputes held in Ganja

BAKU, – A regional seminar on the judicial solution of election disputes has been held in Ganja by the Central Election Commission.The meeting was attended by members of the Central Election Commission Fuad Javadov, Gabil Orujov, Supreme Court Judge Ilgar Huseynov, Chairman of the Ganja Court of Appeal Tapdig Mahmudov, Judge Teyyub Mukhtarov and chairmen of regional election commissions.The seminar, which was held with the participation of relevant judicial authorities and chairmen of constituencies is aimed at raising awareness of the constituency election commissions on the resolution of complaints on violation of electoral rights, strengthening the effectiveness of the work in this direction and ensuring electoral rights of citizens.

Bulgaria invites Pakistan to invest in SEZs

LAHORE: Tax holidays, lowest taxes and duties and an overall tax rate of around 10% make Bulgaria a lucrative destination for investment, which Pakistani businessmen should explore by joining hands with their Bulgarian counterparts, said Bulgarian Ambassador Aleksandar Borisov Parashkevov.Speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the envoy said that the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Bulgaria had all the facilities for investors.

CEC publishes new booklets in connection with elections to Azerbaijani Parliament

BAKU, JAN 25 – The Central Election Commission (CEC) issued several booklets as part of the project to raise awareness of voters in connection with the parliamentary elections scheduled for February 9, 2020.According to the information, instruction booklets are designed for mass media representatives, police officers and observers. Instruction booklets were prepared based on the Election Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan and in accordance with the regulations approved by the CEC.

Results of parliamentary elections will contribute to improvement of the well-being of friendly Azerbaijani people: Maria Zakharova

BAKU, JAN 25 – “I believe that the results of parliamentary elections will contribute to the improvement of the well-being of the friendly people of Azerbaijan,” spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova has told.“This is not an advice or a recommendation, this is just my heartfelt wish,” Zakharova added.

China lauds PM Imran’s remarks about CPEC

BEIJING, JAN 25 (DNA) – China on Saturday appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks about China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and said it was ready to work with Pakistan to continue to promote high-quality development of the Corridor and bring more benefits to the two people.The Chinese side has taken note of Prime Minister Khan’s remarks and appreciates that,” said a Chinese foreign ministry’s statement referring to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent interview in which he said, “Pakistan is grateful to China as they helped us in difficult time by making investments.

Islamabad policemen acquainted with Intellectual Property Rights

ISLAMABAD, Jan 25 (DNA): Islamabad Policemen on Saturday were briefed
about Intellectual Property Rights and Copy Right Act to dealeffectively with cases related to these matters.Following directions of DIG (Operations) Waqar Udddin Syed, the speciallecture was arranged at Police Line Headquarters in collaboration with
Oxford University Press.