Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

FEB – 2019

Saudi Prince now will come on Feb 17

ISLAMABAD, FEB 15: The Saudi Crown Prince who was supposed to come on Saturday will now come on Sunday.

He will be here for two days and will leave on Monday.

 

NAB to launch probe into Firdous Ashiq Awan's assets

NAB to launch probe into Firdous Ashiq Awan’s assets

LAHORE (DNA) – After initiating probe against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan, the National Accountability (NAB) has now decided to investigate asset details of Firdous Ashiq Awan.Details suggest that NAB has summoned the details of Awan’s properties from Lahore Development Authority (LDA).Her NIC number has also been provided to LDA.

Afghanistan: 30th anniversary of Soviet troops withdrawal being observed

KABUL, (DNA) – In Afghanistan, 30th anniversary of withdrawal of Soviet troops from the country observed on Friday.In this regard a ceremony was held in Kabul in which representatives of the families and relatives of those who lost their lives in the fight against the Soviet forces in Afghanistan participated.

Saudi Crown Prince to arrive in Islamabad on Saturday

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Salman will arrive in Islamabad on Saturday on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan.The Crown Prince will be accompanied by a high-powered delegation including members of the Saudi Royal family, key ministers and leading businessmen.This will be the first state-level visit of the dignitary to Pakistan since his elevation to the position of the Crown Prince in April 2017.During his visit, Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman will call on the President Dr. Arif Alvi. He will also meet PM Imran and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Indonesian puppeteers present mesmerizing show at Rafi Peer theatre

LAHORE, FEB 15 (DNA) – Indonesian embassy took an active part in the Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop being held in Lahore and puppeteers from Indonesia prestned a mesmerizing show.  The festival will continue till 17th.The Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop is a unique cultural organization with a history spanning more than four decades.Ambassador of Indonesia Iwan S. Amri along with his team participated and inaugurated the event together officials of Rafi Peer Theater including well-know actor and playwright Usman Pirzada, Faizan Pirzada and others.Rafi Peer Theatre expertise comprises production of cultural festivals, live events in the fields of music, puppetry, theatre and cultural collaborations on an international scale.

Korea provides equipment for conservation of movable heritage

Korea provides equipment for conservation of movable heritage

ISLAMABAD, FEB 15 (DNA) – Pakistan and South Korea have warm cultural relations which are deep routed in the history.Especially, common heritage of Buddhism is of particular importance for further cementing cultural and religious ties between the two countries.The Republic of Korea and its Embassy in Pakistan are committed to increase relations with Pakistan for preservation of cultural heritage and to promote tourism in Pakistan.

Islamabad United prevail over Lahore Qalanders in PSL-4 opener

DUBAI (DNA) – Islamabad United kept their nerves after losing three early wickets in one over from Rahat Ali to register an impressive five-wicket victory over Lahore Qalanders in the opening match of the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL-4) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.Faheem Ashraf hit a six on the second ball of the 20th over bowled by Lahore Qalanders captain Muhammad Hafeez to seal the match for the defending champions Islamabad United