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Pak-Romania Forum elects new Chairman, secretary general

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 19 (DNA) –The Pakistan-Romania Forum (PRF) elected its new Chairman and Secretary General during its extra-ordinary meeting presided over the President PRF Zahid Maqbool.The members of the core committee of the PRF participated in the meeting. The meeting also mulled over holding various activities to promote bilateral relations between Pakistan and Romania.

Pakistan fully supports Pope’s vision of interfaith dialogues: Zubaida Jalal

By Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 18 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal has said Pakistan greatly values its relations with the Holy See since the establishment of its diplomatic relations.Pakistan fully supports the vision of the Pope on the necessity of the interfaith dialogue including those dialogues between Islam and Christianity to pave trust between the two religions.

CPEC projects should be transparent; in benefit of Pakistan: Japan ambassador

Japan interview /by ANSAR MAHMOOD BHATTI

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 17 (DNA) – Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai has said as a long-term friend of Pakistan, Japan supports and wishes to contribute further to the development of Pakistan.

In this respect, Japan sincerely hopes that the CPEC projects are to be implemented for the benefit of Pakistan and believes at the same time that for the CPEC to be fully beneficial to Pakistan, they should be based on principles of transparency, economic viability, rule of law, following the international standards.

The Japanese ambassador expressed these views while giving an exclusive interview to DNA.

Ambassador Zakhilwal hosts grand reception to mark Independence Day of Afghanistan


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 15 (DNA) – The Ambassador of Afghanistan Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal hosted a unique and grand reception to celebrate 99th independence day of Afghanistan.Afghanistan’s first world famous female Orchestra ZOHRA artists traveled all the way from Kabul to be part of Afghan Independence Day festivities.

Blood donation camp organized at the Indonesian embassy


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 15 (DNA) – The Indonesian embassy in collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent Society organized a one-day blood donation camp at the premises of the Indonesian embassy.The Director General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ms. Samina was the chief guest, who herself donated blood along with her two daughters. Ambassador of Indonesia and his wife also donated blood.

Kazakhstan, Pakistan relations cordial, says Ambassador Sadykov


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 14(DNA)- Ambassador of Kazakhstan Barlybay Sadykov has said Kazakhstan, Pakistan relations are cordial and efforts are being made from both sides to turn these relations into a meaningful engagement.

He said there are various avenues of mutual cooperation ranging from trade, political, culture, tourism and people to people contacts.

Ambassador of Yemen hosts reception for foreign office officials

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 09 (DNA) . Ambassador of Yemen Mohammed Motahar Alashabi hosted a reception for the officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs at his residence.The outgoing Special Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aizaz Ahmed was the chief guest. Additional Secretary Middle East and other officials from the same desk attended the reception.