Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Colorful Africa day festival provides a real feast to Islamabad people

  • Dean of African Group Ambassador Adel Elarbi thankful to President Aliv for his support

by ANSAR M BHATTI

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 15 (DNA) –Colorful African Day festival organized by the African countries represented in Pakistan, provided a real feast to people of Islamabad.

Experts see silver lining, slate government’s failure in developing national consensus on IMF programme

ISLAMABAD, JUN 14 (DNA) – While several measures taken in the federal budget 2019-20 are raising fears in nearly all sectors of economy and various segments of society, it may well pay good dividends in the longer run through measures taken for enhanced fiscal discipline and meaningful economic management.It was however essential to develop a national consensus through effective communication strategy to see off the difficult times, a need that has been sorely overlooked by the people at the helm of affairs.

Opposition rejects new budget in Punjab Assembly

LAHORE (DNA) – The members of opposition staged a protest against the new budget by chanting slogans, tearing its copies and declaring it public-enemy budget in the Punjab Assembly today (June 14).The opposition stood up as soon as the provincial Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht’s budget speech started. Due to the slogan and protest of the opposition, uproar in the House remained on the rise.

Pakistan-France cooperation in Higher Education is benefitting Pakistani students: envoy

PARIS, JUN 14 (DNA) – Pakistan-France cooperation in higher education sector is expanding with more and more Pakistani students choosing French Universities of higher learning to pursue their Masters and PhD degrees.This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque while addressing the opening ceremony of Presentation of final PhD thesis by five Pakistani students held in Campus France, Paris, today.

Inaugural statement of newly-elected President of Kazkahstan

Statement by Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at the official inauguration ceremony of the elected President of the Republic of Kazakhstan   Dear Elbasy!   Dear compatriots!

First of all, I would like to express my profound thanks to the people of Kazakhstan who have supported me during the campaign and placed their faith in my presidency.

PEMRA allows AIOU to run its own TV channel

ISLAMABAD,  JUN 14 (DNA) – Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Muhammad Saleem Baig formally handed over Non-commercial Satellite TV Channellicense to Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) at a ceremony held here.On the occasion, Registrar AIOU Dr. Muhammad Zaigham Qadeer signed licensing document, while PEMRA was represented by its Director General Wakeel Khan.

PM Imran khan meets Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Sharipovich

BISHKEK, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Sharipovich Jeenbekov, on the sidelines of the SCO Summit, on Thursday.Prime Minister congratulated Kyrgyz President on hosting SCO Summit. Kyrgyz President appreciated Pakistan’s role in the SCO.Two leaders reviewed bilateral relations and agreed to comprehensively upgrade mutual cooperation in diverse fields.