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Relations with Pakistan deep-rooted, says Egyptian ambassador


A number of mega projects have been launched under the new leadership since 2014; projects that aim to improve Egypt’s economy and represent a new stage in its development. Some of these mega projects include constructing a new administrative capital, which is located 45 kilometers East of Cairo.

ISLAMABAD, JUL 18 (DNA) – Ambassador of Egypt Ahmed Fadel Yacoub has said relations between Egypt and Pakistan are historical and deeply-rooted.

Malaysian high commissioner lauds Pak strides in combating terrorism


ISLAMABAD, JUL 17 (DNA) –High Commissioner of Malaysia Ikram Mohamed Ibrahim has said Pakistan has made significant strides in combating terrorism towards achieving durable peace and security in the country.“While the terrorism threats have indeed significantly been reduced, we commend the Pakistani security agencies for remaining vigilant to prevent any possible terrorist attacks”.The Malaysian high commissioner said this in an interview with DNA.

Pakistan greatly values ties with Belgium, President tells outgoing envoy

ISLAMABAD, JUL 17 (DNA) – Pakistan attaches highest value to its relations with Belgium both bilaterally and within the context of the European Union, said President Dr. Arif Alvi, while talking to the Outgoing Ambassador of Belgium, Mr. Frederic Verheyden, who paid farewell call on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday.Appreciating the cordial bilateral relations, the President underscored the need for convening of joint commission meeting to further intensify dialogue for strengthening cooperation between the two in spheres like economics, trade, and tourism.

President Emaan Islamic Banking meets Uzbek ambassador

ISLAMABAD, JUL 17 (DNA) – President of Emaan Islamic Banking (structure of Silk Bank) Jawad Majid Khan met Ambassador of Uzbekistan, Furqat Sidiqov in order to discuss further strengthening of interbank and financial relations between Uzbekistan and Pakistan.With the assistance of Embassy of Uzbekistan an important agreement was concluded on interbank cooperation between JSC Asaka Bank and Emaan Islamic Banking.

President lauds EU envoy for promoting bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD; JULY 16 (DNA) – President Dr. Arif Alvi has congratulated the outgoing Ambassador of the Delegation of European Union Jean Francois Cautain, on successful completion of his tenure in Pakistan and appreciated his efforts for enhancing the relations between Pakistan and the European Union (EU).Pakistan values its relations with the European Union, which were moving in a positive direction in all spheres of cooperation, he added.

Sustainable development: France, Pakistan on same page: Marc Barety

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16 (DNA) – Ambassador of France Marc Barety has said both France and Pakistan defend multilateralism, a balanced globalization and advocate for sustainable human development, respectful of diversity.French ambassador said, “I am pleased to share this national celebration with the people of Pakistan, whose generosity, hospitality and dynamism I have witnessed during my travels throughout the country and my daily work in Islamabad”.

Pakistan to continue supporting Turkey against FETO, other challenges: FS

ISLAMABAD, JUL 15 (DNA) – Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood said on Monday that three years ago brave Turkish citizens from all walks life and across the political spectrum wrote an illustrious chapter of great courage bravery by thwarting a deadly coup, which will be remembered in the annals of history forever.This stage is a reminder of a triumph of human courage and perseverance against all forms symbolized by the brave Turkish people for the unity, peace and prosperity of their homeland.