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ISLAMABAD, JAN 10: A file photo of DHM of Japan Embassy, Junya Matsuura who died due to brain hemorrhage, on Wednesday.=DNA PHOTO

DHM Japan Embassy Junya Matsuura dies due to brain hemorrhage

ISLAMABAD, JAN 10 (DNA) – DHM of Japan Embassy Junya Matsuura died after brain hemorrhage. Junya Matsuura was shifted to the hospital after he felt sick on Sunday where he died due to brain hemorrhage. His family members are coming from Japan to receive dead body. Junya Matsuura, was serving as Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Pakistan. He did his best to promote bilateral relations between Japan and Pakistan.


US in the dock under Donald Trump By Ansar M Bhatti

The UN General Assembly on Dec 21, 2017 in its extra-ordinary session adopted Pakistan co-sponsored resolution declaring US President Donald Trump’s decision to move American Capital to Jerusalem, by 128 votes. Only nine countries chose to side with the US President while 35 countries including Australia, Canada, Israel, Romania, Hungary did not attend the session. The UNGA decision and the earlier decision of the UN Security Council in which 14 countries out of 15 voted against Trump decision, may not force belligerent American President to withdraw his decision, nevertheless huge moral and political pressure from the international community has ostensibly put America on the back foot.


Cuba, Pakistan becoming stronger with each passing day: Ambassador Gabriel

ISLAMABAD, JAN 02 (DNA) -On the occasion of the 59th Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution, National Day of the Republic of Cuba, it is an honor for me to address the Pakistani people.Just a few months ago, the powerful hurricane Irma hit Cuba hard, with the destruction of more than 179,000 houses and damages to health, education, tourism, and communications facilities, and for the first time, the national electric power system was paralyzed.

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President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev makes historic address to Oliy Majlis

TASHKENT, DEC 25 (DNA) – The event, held in the Palace of Symposiums in Tashkent, was attended by members of the Senate and deputies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, heads of the Cabinet of Ministers, ministries and departments, representatives of diplomatic corps and representative offices of international organizations accredited in our country, activists of non-governmental non-profit organizations. Deputies of district, city and regional Kengashes of people’s deputies, heads of executive bodies and economic management at all levels, representatives of non-governmental organizations and the public, ambassadors of our country in foreign countries observed the event through video conferencing.

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EXCLUSIVE: GREF comes into being to counter anti-CPEC moves

Pakistan, China together with Iran and Russia establish think- tank; Turkey and Afghanistan may also be included at later stage; GREF meant to protect economic interests of member countries

By Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

ISLAMABAD, DEC 21 (DNA)-  Pakistan and China together with Iran and Russia have conceived a joint strategy to effectively counter particularly the Indian moves against China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for which Golden Ring Economic Forum (GREF) has been established.The bloc that would mainly focus on economic challenges being faced by the member countries, is likely to reduce especially Pakistani’s economic dependence on other countries, including the United States of America.

ISLAMABAD, DEC 20: Ambassador of Ukraine Volodymyr Lakomov addressing a press conference, on Wednesday.=DNA PHOTO

Relations with Pakistan growing at fast speed: Ukraine ambassador

ISLAMABAD, DEC 20 (DNA) Ambassador of Ukraine Volodymyr Lakomov has said relations between Pakistan and Ukraine are constantly on the move adding people to people contacts between the two countries have improved also. He expressed these views while addressing a press conference on Wednesday. The ambassador addressed the press conference in order to share some salient features of 100 years of diplomatic service of Ukraine. During course of his briefing, he highlighted various aspects of the diplomatic serves and shed light on those prominent personalities of Ukraine who had played central role towards that end.

ISLAMABAD, DEC 20: Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed speaking on the occasion of luncheon he hosted for the outgoing Ambassador of Turkey, Sadik Babur Girgin, on Wednesday.=DNA PHOTO

Senator Mushahid gives a warm send off to Turkish ambassador

ISLAMABAD, DEC 20 (DNA) –Mushahid Hussain Syed Chairman Chairman Senate Defence Committee and Chairman Parliamentary Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) hosted a luncheon for the outgoing Ambassador of Turkey Sadik Babur Girgin. Speaking on the occasion Senator Mushahid Hussain said the Turkish ambassador is leaving for his second home Turkey after completing his term in his first home Pakistan.