Pakistan

Qureshi, Iran counterpart call for close coordination on Afghanistan

Qureshi, Iran counterpart call for close coordination on Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi emphasised “close coordination” among Afghanistan’s neighbouring nations to ensure greater peace and stability in the region. During a phone call with his Iran counterpart, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, on Tuesday, Qureshi discussed the overall regional security situation. Abdollahian said Tehran fully supported Pakistan’s initiative for a …

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NCOC daily update: 554 new cases, 12 deaths from Covid-19

NCOC daily update: 554 new cases, 12 deaths from Covid-19

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan added 554 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Wednesday. The overall tally of the infected people climbed to 1,266,204 across the country, said the NCOC, the department leading Pakistan’s campaign against the pandemic. A total of 28,312 …

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Eid Milad un-Nabi celebrated with religious zeal

Eid Milad un-Nabi celebrated with religious zeal

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE/KARACHI: A public holiday, Tuesday started with 31- and 21-gun salutes in the federal and provincial capitals, respectively. In the evening, religious commemorations, conferences, and fireworks took place. Special prayers were offered in mosques to uphold and flourish the religion and its teachings, unity, solidarity, progress, and the welfare of …

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Tareen says trip to UK not political

Tareen says trip to UK not political

LONDON: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir Tareen, who arrived in the United Kingdom Monday afternoon, dispelled rumours suggesting he was in the country to meet leaders from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz or the Pakistan Peoples Party to discuss options for his political future. Speaking to Geo News, Tareen, a former confidante …

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Imran vows to turn Pakistan into state of Medina

Imran vows to turn Pakistan into state of Medina

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday vowed to continue the struggle of turning Pakistan into a welfare state on the model of the state of Medina to take care of the poor, uphold justice, raise moral standards, stop corruption and preserve the family system. Speaking on the second day of …

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Role of four pillars to usher in revolution: president

Role of four pillars to usher in revolution: president

ISLAMABAD: Referring to educational institutions, mosques, media and family system as four pillars of the nation, President Dr Arif Alvi Tuesday asserted their role could bring about a revolution in the society. The president, addressing the inaugural session of the National Rehmatul-lil-Aalameen Conference held to celebrate the festival of Eid Milad un-Nabi, …

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Navy blocked Indian submarine’s attempt to enter Pakistan waters

Navy blocked Indian submarine’s attempt to enter Pakistan waters

KARACHI: The navy said it “detected and blocked” an Indian submarine from entering Pakistan’s territorial waters in the northern part of the Arabian Sea Saturday. ‘Pakistan Navy with its unremitting vigilance and professional competence has once again detected and blocked the Indian submarine on 16 Oct 21 from entering into …

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Pakistan’s embassy in New Delhi celebrates Eid Miladun Nabi

On the auspicious occasion of 12th Rabiul Awwal, the High Commission of Pakistan in New Delhi celebrated Eid Miladun Nabi, an official statement issued on Tuesday said. High Commission for Pakistan,New Delhi celebrated Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) at Mission’s premises. Mehfil-e- Milad was arranged.1/4 pic.twitter.com/VIRU95r4rm — Pakistan High Commission India (@PakinIndia) …

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