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Foreign Minister’s participation in SCO Ministerial Meeting in Bishkek

ISLAMABAD, MAY 20 (DNA) – The SCO Council of Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (SCO-CFM) is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, on 21-22 May 2019.Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will lead the Pakistan delegation at the meeting. Foreign Ministers of all SCO Member States are expected to attend.This CFM will approve important documents which will later be adopted by the Council of Heads of States (CHS) meeting, to be held in Bishkek in June 2019.

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon for collective efforts to fight terrorism

Speech of President  at the Opening Session of the High-Level Conference “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing Through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime”

Special Secretary to the Pakistani Ministry of Interior Says He Fell in Love with Dushanbe

DUSHANBE,  – In an interview with Khovar’s correspondent Akramkhoja Akbarov, which was held on the sidelines of the high-level conference International and Regional Cooperation in the Fight Against Terrorism and Its Financing Sources, Including Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime, the Special Secretary to the Ministry of Interior of Pakistan Mian Waheed-ud-Din told of his love for Dushanbe.

Conference “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing held in Dushanbe  

DUSHANBE (DNA) -On 16-17 May 2019, a High-Level Conference on “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and its Financing Through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime” was hosted by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Sri Lanka town under curfew after anti-Muslim attacks

Sri Lankan troops in a northern town fired shots into the air and police imposed a curfew Sunday after mobs attacked a mosque, in renewed religion tensions in the wake of the Easter terror attacks.Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said that the mobs in Chilaw, 80 kilometres (50 miles) north of the capital Colombo, also attacked Muslim-owned businesses.

IMAM of Masjid al Haraam calls for promotion of moderation

RIYADH, MAY 11 (DNA) – His eminence ash-Shaykh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan ibn ‘Abdil-‘Azeez as-Sudays, one of the Imaams and Khateebs at al-Masjid al-Haraam encouraged Muslims during this month of the Qur’aan to comply with Allaah’s directives and ensure the integrity of their words and actions by remaining obedient to Allaah, sincerely devoting all worship to Him, and taking initiative while the opportunity lasts. In his Friday sermon, he said, “Ensure that you make this month of fasting one of initiative.

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib

ANKARA (DNA) — Turkey s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a Russian-Turkish cease-fire brokered last September.Akar called on Friday for the government attacks to be halted. He made the comments during a visit to Turkey s border with Syria where he inspected troops, together with the country s top military commanders.Rebel groups are battling Syrian government forces to regain territory they lost in the northwest area of Idlib earlier this week.