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Mayor Islamabad calls for promoting cultural ties with Indonesia

ISLAMABAD, NOV 08 (DNA) –Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz has said Islamabad Metropolitan was keen to promote cultural linkages with Indonesia adding sister-city arrangement with various cities of Indonesia can be potential step in terms of strengthening of relations between two countries.

Strategic bond between Pakistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey

By Dr Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan

To clear many misconceptions that might have arisen from a recent article titled Strange estrangement by M Abrar Ameen, I am duty-bound to remove these as well as distortions of history while providing proper insight into the correct perspective with which the whole range of ties between Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan must be viewed.

The Eiffel excellence program recruiting and training tomorrow’s global leaders

PARIS, (DNA) – The Eiffel scholarship program is  a tool developed and financed by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign  Affairs  and  designed  to  allow  French  higher  education  institutions  attract  the  best  foreign  students in diploma courses at Masters’ and Doctorate/PhD level.

Pakistan supports Russia’s connection to CASA-1000 project

MOSCOW, NOV 06 (DNA) – Pakistan is ready to support Russia’s connection to the regional project for the supply of electricity from Central Asia to South Asia (CASA-1000). The government of Pakistan supports Russia’s involvement in the regional construction project of the CASA-1000 transmission line in case of the consent of other interested parties, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, in China.

US Ambassador Alice Wells reaches Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The US Ambassador Alice Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, has arrived in Islamabad, on Tuesday.According to a statement issued by FO Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Twitter, Ambassador Wells would hold meetings with the senior officials of the foreign ministry.

Xi pledges to open China’s markets wider to an impatient world

SHANGHAI (DNA) – President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to widen access to China’s economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to Trumpism, as he kicked off an import fair amid growing foreign accusations his government was backtracking on grand reform promises.

Indonesia makes Lonely Planet’s 2019 top-10 countries to visit

Courtesy Jakarta Post

Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago, has been placed seventh in Lonely Planet’s top 10 countries to visit in 2019, highlighting the island-nation as a diverse destination. Lonely Planet, a BBC Worldwide-owned travel guide, published its Best in Travel 2019 book, with destination lists that include among others “Top Countries” that are tapped as the top vacation spots to visit next year.