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MEDIA FORUM FOR "AMUL-HAZAR-2018" TURKMEN DESERT RACE

On August 5, 2018, a media forum devoted to the issues of familiarization with the international car rally Turkmen Desert Race «AmulKhazar 2018" in Turkmenistan was held in the conference hall of the "Sport" hotel. The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan jointly with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Committee for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography.

Serena announces winner of Faisalabad Writing Competition- Nayyab Nasir from Lahore

Islamabad, August 7, 2018: Serena Hotels announced the winner of the bilingual Faisalabad Creative Writing Competition out of more than 70 submissions in both English and Urdu. The theme of the competition was Faisalabad in 2028 which encouraged the youth from across the country to envision the future.

PAKISTAN EXAMINES THE COMPLIANCE WITH FATF POLICY ACTION PLAN

Islamabad(Staff Reporter) Finance Minister, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar chaired meeting of National Executive Committee (NEC) here on Thursday. 

          NEC is high level body established to oversee both policy and implementation matters of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism regime.

Qatar Contradicts Allegations that the Citizens Prohibited from Performing Hajj

Doha – 1 August (QNA)In light of the unfortunate increasing media campaigns claiming that the State of Qatar has prohibited its citizens from performing Hajj, The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs affirms that these allegations contradict reality and that they appear to be a continuation of the campaign to exploit Hajj for political purposes. This phenomenon has been ongoing in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain prevented Qatari citizens from entering their territories on June 5th of 2017.

SWITZERLAND NEVER OFFERED TO RETURN EVEN A SINGLE DOLLAR OF PAKISTANIS DEPOSITED IN SWISS ACCOUNTS-FBR

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)In order to allay the misconception being caused by a segment of print and electronic media regarding Switzerland offering to return $200 billion, in 2014, under an Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement (ADTA) with Pakistan, Spokersperson of Federal Board of Revenue has clarified that as per record available with FBR, Switzerland never, at any time, offered to return even a single dollar of Pakistanis deposited in Swiss accounts.

Inappropriate planning, lack of capacity and consolidated information at one platform generate controversies around (CPEC);Dr. Shamshad Akhtar

Islamabad-Inappropriate planning, lack of capacity and consolidated information at one platform generate controversies around China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said Dr. ShamshadAkhtar, Caretaker Minister of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs. She said Pakistan should take maximum advantage from one time opportunity of CPEC, which could open up more corridors of cooperation in the region and the world.  

U.S. Exchange Program Alumni Organization Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

Islamabad, August 2, 2018:  – More than 700 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs gathered in Islamabad today to recognize the contributions of Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) members to their communities and mark the 10-year anniversary of PUAN.  Politicians, scholars, journalists, business leaders, and students – all alumni of U.S.

19th Anniversary of the Accession to the Throne of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

 

Ambassador Mohamed Karmoune

30th July is a very special day for the Kingdom of Morocco and its people as this year marks the 19th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

ELECTORAL PROCESS OF 2018 NEGATIVELY AFFECTED

Islamabad, 27 July 2018-The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Pakistan has concluded that positive changes to the legal framework were overshadowed by restrictions on freedom of expression and an unequal opportunity to campaign. Media outlets and journalists suffered f

CHINA WELCOMES IMRAN'S REMARKS ON CPEC - TERMS HIM STAUNCH CHAMPION OF CHINA-PAK FRIENDSHIP

Beijing(Monitoring Desk) China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's has welcome Imran Khan's remarks on CPEC and has said that 

CHINA READY TO WORK WITH NEW GOVERNMENT IN PAKISTAN

Beijing(Monitoring Desk)Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a strategic cooperation framework set out by the leaders of the two countries with a view to our long-term development. The CPEC aims to strengthen the endogenous dynamics of growth for Pakistan, elevate China-Pakistan all-round cooperation and achieve common development and prosperity.

OMAN CELEBRATES RENAISSANCE DAY UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID

MUSCAT – On Monday, the 23rd of July 2018, the Sultanate of Oman will celebrate the start of its modern renaissance (Oman Renaissance Day) under the leadership of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.

Way back in 1970, a new dawn shone on Oman, marking an era of development, progress and prosperity in all fields.

4 YEARS OF AZERBAIJANI HOSTAGES IN ARMENIA

 

July 11, 2018 mark four years since the Azerbaijani civilians Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been taken hostage and Hasan Hasanov was brutally killed while visiting the graves of their relatives in the Kalbajar region of the Republic of Azerbaijan occupied by the Republic of Armenia. 

Swiss Embassy, ADB sign agreement to support National Disaster Risk Management Fund

Islamabad,16 July 2018: The Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement on Monday to support the National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF), recently established by the Government of Pakistan to finance investments in disaster risk reduction and preparedness that have high economic impact.

PAKISTAN WILL ALWAYS REMAIN FRIEND OF TURKEY - COUP NIGHT UNFORGETTABLE - TURKISH NATION SAVED DEMOCRACY - MINISTER

Islamabad-Care Taker Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Railway, Ms Raushan Khursheed Bharocha has said that Pakistan was always with Turkey and will remain friend always. Pakistan condemned the coup attempt first of all countries. We remember that night of 15 July when Turkish nation was saving democracy in their country by facing the most cruel acts of coup conspirators on the roads. We spent that night in pain.

Royce Visit Highlights American Education and Exchange Opportunities

Islamabad, July 14, 2018 – Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce visited Islamabad July 11-13 to highlight the wide range of State Department education and exchange opportunities the U.S. Embassy offers to Pakistanis.

Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network Promotes Cultural Partnership and Economic Prosperity

Islamabad, July 13, 2018 – Over 200 Pakistani alumni of American government exchange programs participated in the 2018 Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) international conference opening ceremony today.  The conference, which runs through July 15, is focusing on Pakistani-American partnerships in cultural industries, entrepreneurship, and international education, while promoting shared values of tolerance and social inclusion.

GLOBAL CRIME APPARATUS OF GULEN'S "FETO" IS SHRINKING - ITS ACTIONS ARE WAKE UP CALL FOR OTHER COUNTRIES - AMBASSADOR OF TURKEY

Turkey's Ambassador to Pakistan H.E Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul speech on the occasion of commemoration of martyrs of 15 July 2016 thwarted coup in his country. The ceremoney was held in the Embassy in collaboration with Younis Emre Turkish Cultural Center

Ambassador's Speech;

Dear Participants. 

First Ever Deployment of Pakistan Navy Ship in Gulf of Aden & Southern Red Sea Region

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF visited Jeddah (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia),during first Regional Maritime Security Patrol (RMSP)  deployment instituted recently by the Pakistan Navy. The objective of RMSP is to maintain presence along critical choke points/ maritime areas to fulfill international obligations for maritime security and safeguard national shipping while observing freedom of navigation across high seas.

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