Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

APR – 2018

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Experts call for better water management for sustainable development

ISLAMABAD, APR 26 (DNA) -Achievement of sustainable development would only be possible by building effective cooperation through mutual trust and involvement of all stake holders. This will translate into a genuine partnership.” This was stated by Dr. Nizomuddin Zohidi, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Tajikistan during his address at a Seminar on “The International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028” organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) today.


Italy attaches great importance to ties with Pakistan: Stefano Pontecorvo

ISLAMABAD, APR 26 (DNA) – Ambassador of Italy, Stefano Pontecorvo, has said that it gave him immense pleasure to be celebrating the National Day of Italy for the third time in Pakistan. He was speaking during a ceremony that was held to celebrate National Day of Italy, the other day.“ I am indeed thankful for being the Ambassador to Pakistan, as the relationship between our countries is one of those that will always allow Heads of Mission like myself to escape the curse of banality, otherwise constantly lurking in diplomatic prose”.


IHC to announce verdict in Kh Asif disqualification case today

ISLAMABAD, APR 26 (DNA) – Islamabad High Court (IHC) will announce verdict on petition seeking disqualification of foreign minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif (Thursday). A three-member bench, headed by Justice Athar Minallah, had reserved verdict on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Usman Dar’s plea on April-10.

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IPRI organizes One-Day Conference on “Pakistan-India Dialogue: Imperatives, Prospects”

ISLAMABAD, APR 25 (DNA) – Jammu and Kashmir remains the most dangerous place on earth because torture, injury through deadly pellet guns, rape and extrajudicial executions of innocent Kashmiris by the Indian Armed Forces have increased exponentially. What is needed is an all-of-Pakistan approach for this issue. Unless, there is national consensus and an aggressive media campaign to support the Kashmiris, there can be no way forward.


Saudi funded King Abdullah Teaching Hospital for Mansehra

MANSEHRA, APR 25 (DNA) Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Nawaf Saeed Al Malki together with Pakistani officials has inaugurated King Abdullah Teaching Hospital in  Mansehra, thus fulfilling the long-standing demand of the people of the area. With the construction of this state-of-the-art hospital the people of the area will have access to modern healthcare facilities.


Earthquake funds: CJP Nisar off to Balakot to review rehabilitation work

ISLAMABAD, APR 25 (DNA) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday left for Balakot on an unannounced tour to review uplift work for the survivors of the 2005 earthquake. The chief justice took the decision while hearing a sou motu case pertaining to alleged embezzlement of funds entitled for victims by the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA).

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CPEC to make Pakistan hub of regional connectivity: Mushahid Hussain

KARACHI, APR 24 (DNA) – CPEC is translating into reality an amazing prophecy made by the Father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, to an American magazine in January 1948, when he said: ‘Pakistan is the pivot of the world, placed on the frontier where the future geopolitics will revolve’.