Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

OCT- 2018

Ambassador of Hungary inaugurates HunGastro Food Festival

ISLAMABAD, OCT 20 (DNA) – The Ambassador of Hungary, István Szabó has inaugurated a three-day HunGastro Food Festival at the Grand Zamana restaurant in Serena Hotel. Four extraordinary star chefs were invited from Hungary to re-create the extraordinary flavours of Hungary in Islamabad.

Tahir Khushnood appointed Press Secretary to the President

ISLAMABAD, (DNA)- Senior officer of Information Group Tahir Khushnood has been appointed as Press Secretary to the President of Pakistan. He has been promoted in Grade 21.Tahir Khushnood was earlier serving as Director  General Internal Publicity. After promotion he has been appointed as the Press Secretary of the President.

Pakistan to face India in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy today

MUSCAT, (DNA) – Pakistan will take on arch-rivals India in their second match of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat on Saturday.Earlier, in their first match yesterday, Pakistan defeated South Korea by 3-1 goals.The match will start at 10:10 pm Pakistan Standard Time.

Security plan devised for by-election on two Karachi seats

KARACHI: (DNA) –  The law enforcement agencies have chalked out a security plan for by-election on Karachi’s NA-247 and PS-111 scheduled for Sunday.As per details, as many as 4,280 security personnel will be deployed at 240 polling stations set up in these two constituencies. Out of the total, 191 polling stations have been declared sensitive.

Saudis confirm death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

RIYADH, (DNA) – An official source in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry stated that Royal Orders issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on the case of the tragic and painful event that led to the death of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi – may God rest his soul; including directives by the Attorney General to investigate the disappearance followed by the formation of a committee to review procedures and the dismissal of a number of officials, comes as a continuation of the Kingdom’s efforts to seek justice in accordance with Saudi laws, and to uphold accountability, especially if it concerns one of the Kingdom’s citizens, in a swift and decisive manner, regardless of the circumstances.

High level committee formed to investigate Saudi journalist incident

RIYADH, (DNA) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Directs Formation of Ministerial Committee to Restructure the Presidency of the General IntelligenceBased on what has been submitted by Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince and President of the Council of Political and Security Affairs, to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on the urgent need to restructure the General Intelligence Presidency, and overhaul its rules and regulations, as well as, to determine its authorities and assess its procedures and powers within its administrative and ordered organizational sequence to ensure the proper functioning of its work and the determination of responsibilities.

Japan eyes using ‘One Belt One Road’ to trade with Azerbaijan

BAKU, (DNA) – Japan is interested in using the Trans-Eurasian Transport Corridor in the framework of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) project for the development of trade with Azerbaijan.Japanese Ambassador to Azerbaijan Teruyuki Katori told that the use of this transport corridor can significantly reduce the time of transportation of goods from Japan and will contribute to the further development of trade and economic relations between the countries.