Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

MAY – 2019

Foreign Minister’s participation in SCO Ministerial Meeting in Bishkek

ISLAMABAD, MAY 20 (DNA) – The SCO Council of Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (SCO-CFM) is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, on 21-22 May 2019.Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will lead the Pakistan delegation at the meeting. Foreign Ministers of all SCO Member States are expected to attend.This CFM will approve important documents which will later be adopted by the Council of Heads of States (CHS) meeting, to be held in Bishkek in June 2019.

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon for collective efforts to fight terrorism

Speech of President  at the Opening Session of the High-Level Conference “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing Through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime”

Special Secretary to the Pakistani Ministry of Interior Says He Fell in Love with Dushanbe

DUSHANBE,  – In an interview with Khovar’s correspondent Akramkhoja Akbarov, which was held on the sidelines of the high-level conference International and Regional Cooperation in the Fight Against Terrorism and Its Financing Sources, Including Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime, the Special Secretary to the Ministry of Interior of Pakistan Mian Waheed-ud-Din told of his love for Dushanbe.

Conference “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing held in Dushanbe  

DUSHANBE (DNA) -On 16-17 May 2019, a High-Level Conference on “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and its Financing Through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime” was hosted by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Government will topple itself: Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz has on Monday said that the government is its own enemy and will topple itself.The PML-N leader gave the statement before attending a party session that is ongoing at the Parliament House. “Only the supremacy of the democracy and the Parliament can run the country. Prime Minister Imran Khan has nothing but lies to speak,” she said.

Iftar dinner participants made fresh vow to protect looted money: Firdous

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is waging a struggle to rid the country of hereditary politics.In a tweet, Firdous said the Iftar dinner of opposition parties yesterday was an event by followers of hereditary politics to transfer powers to the next generations. She said the participants of the gathering made fresh vow to protect the looted money.

Sri Lankan HC visits birthplace of ancient Buddhist Gandara

TAXILA, MAY 20 (DNA) – High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Noordeen Mohamed Shaheid and Zulfiqar Bukhari PM’s Special Envoy for Overseas Pakistanis visited the birthplace of ancient Buddhist Gandara in Taxila.The visit was organized by an Interfaith harmony group to commemorate Vesak Festival.Rev. Dr. Sumanasiri  who is currently in Pakistan on my invitation and I were invited as guests of honour and the Minister for Tourism and overseas citizens of Pakistan Hon.