Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

At least 700 Pakistani prisoners released by UAE: Pak ambassador

SHARJAH (DNA) – The United Arab Emirates has released at least 700 Pakistani prisoners on request of Prime Minister Imran Khan.Pakistan ambassador to the UAE, Muazzam Ahmed Khan informed that these prisoners have been released from various jails in the UAE.He expressed hope that the released Pakistani prisoners will repatriated soon and will celebrate Eidul Fitr with their families in Pakistan.

Sarmad Ali, Uzbek ambassador discuss business council matters

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Ambassador of Uzbekistan  Furqat Sidikov held an informal meeting with the President of the Uzbek-Pakistani Business Council, the head of the popular Pakistani media company Jang Media Group and the Secretary General of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) Mr. Sarmad Ali.During the meeting, issues of expanding trade cooperation between Uzbekistan and Pakistan, as well as promising areas of bilateral investment partnership were discussed.

FM Qureshi urges Kuwaiti authorities to soften visa policy for Pakistani community

KUWAIT (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday urged the Kuwaiti authorities to soften its visa policy for Pakistani community.The foreign minister highlighted the issue during his meeting with Kuwaiti Interior Minister Khaled Al Jarrah Al Sabah in Kuwait.They discussed Pak-Kuwait bilateral relations and issue of visa restrictions.On the occasion, Qureshi said Pakistani workforce comprising over 100,000 individuals is playing an important role in development of Kuwait.

Drilling results at Kekra-I block show good reservoir but water wet: PD

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Petroleum Division (PD) of the Energy Ministry Sunday said the results of four-month offshore drilling at Indus G-Block called Kekra-I, some 230-km off the Karachi coast, had shown good quality hydrocarbon reservoir but unfortunately these were water wet.

‘Beneficiaries’ would ponder ways to protest their wealth: Firdous Awan

ISLAMABAD, MAY 19 (DNA) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday stated that ‘political imposters’ are on the agenda of exploiting the general public for their vested interests.She took to Twitter, and stated that the public are out of throws of these impostors, and would not fall into their trap.

Ministry of Postal Services opens rest houses across the country for public

PESHAWAR (DNA) – Turning a blind eye to patients misery and the government’s warning of taking a stern action against them, the doctors amid a crippling strike in all health facilities across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) continued the boycott of their duties in outpatient departments (OPDs) for the fifth consecutive day on Sunday.

Ministry of Postal Services opens rest houses across the country for public

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The Ministry of Postal Services has opened its rest houses across the country for the general public.A notification to this effect has been issued as per the directions of Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed. The decision has been taken in the context of better utilization of the country s resources and facilitating the masses.