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Protesters across US to march against immigration policy

Protesters across US to march against immigration policy

WASHINGTON: Demonstrations were expected across the United States on Saturday against President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policy, as calls grow by activists for abolition of the country’s frontline immigration enforcement agency. “We’re rallying in Washington DC, and around the country,” organisers of the “Families Belong Together” protest said on their website. The Washington protest was to begin […]

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

At home, President Buhari faces multiple security challenges, including the nine-year-old insurgency by Boko Haram jihadists in the north-east, and mounting insecurity in the middle belt. So fighting terrorism is a priority for both administrations, our correspondent adds. The White House has sold 12 counter insurgency aircraft worth $496m (£360m) to Nigeria to help in […]

Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s army and ethnic insurgents in the country’s remote north, a United Nations official said, as a long-simmering conflict intensifies. More than 4,000 people have been displaced in the country’s northernmost state of Kachin near the border with China in the last three weeks, Mark Cutts, head […]

Pakistan and France enjoy warm relations in political, economic, defence and social sectors

Pakistan and France enjoy warm relations in political, economic, defence and social sectors

Paris, 24th April, 2018 The economic and public diplomacy initiatives launched by the Embassy of Pakistan to France are contributing towards strengthening of relations between Pakistan and France. This was stated by Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque while briefing the 19-member delegation of National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan which called on him […]

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs adopts a Resolution tabled by Pakistan

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs adopts a Resolution tabled by Pakistan

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, March, 19, 2018 The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), during its sixty-first regular session, which convened in Vienna from 12-16 March 2018 adopted, by consensus, the resolution tabled by Pakistan on the theme of “Strengthening efforts to prevent drug abuse in educational settings”. The resolution was co-sponsored by several […]

Statement from USA President Donald J. Trump after gunfire incident at Florida school

Statement from USA President Donald J. Trump after gunfire incident at Florida school

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 16, 2018 Washington; My fellow Americans, today I speak to a nation in grief. Yesterday, a school filled with innocent children and caring teachers became the scene of terrible violence, hatred, and evil. Around 2:30 yesterday afternoon, police responded to reports of gunfire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in […]

World Radio Day observed in Pakistan with theme “Radio and Sports” Radio Pakistan is playing vital role for promotion of sports, Javed Khan Jadoon

World Radio Day observed in Pakistan with theme “Radio and Sports” Radio Pakistan is playing vital role for promotion of sports, Javed Khan Jadoon

By;Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad , The World Radio Day observed today in Pakistan with theme “Radio and Sports”. On World Radio Day a seminar was organized by News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan in Islamabad on Tuesday to mark the day. The speakers lauded the vital role being played by Radio Pakistan in […]

NA Standing committees schedule on 6th Feb released by National Assembly media wing

NA Standing committees schedule on 6th Feb released by National Assembly media wing

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak : February, 2, 2018 The meetings of the following Standing Committees of  the National Assembly  will be held on 6th February, 2018 as per schedule given below:   S. No.                Time          Committee 1.                     11.00 am     Planning, Development […]

Secretary Perdue Praises President Trump’s Invitation of USFS Fire Fighter David Dahlberg to State of the Union

Secretary Perdue Praises President Trump’s Invitation of USFS Fire Fighter David Dahlberg to State of the Union

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak : January, 31, 2018 Islamabad/Washington, D.C. – The U.S Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded President Trump’s invitation of David Dahlberg, a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service firefighter, to attend the President’s State of the Union address. David is being honored for his courageous actions during the historic wildfire […]

Pakistan Army team rescue French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol from Killer Mountain shifted to Islamabad hospital, Polish climber declared deceased

Pakistan Army team rescue French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol from Killer Mountain shifted to Islamabad hospital, Polish climber declared deceased

BY;ASGHAR ALI MUBARAK: January, 28, 2018 ISLAMABAD – Salute to Pakistan Army team were able to rescue a French mountaineer from killer mountain Nanga Parbat in northern Pakistan but called off efforts to retrieve a Polish climber – both of whom have been missing since Thursday – who has now been declared deceased. The French […]

US Ambassador Alice Wells along with senior US, NSC received by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua at Foreign Office today

US Ambassador Alice Wells along with senior US, NSC received by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua at Foreign Office today

  Islamabad (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, today, received the US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Ambassador Alice Wells at the Foreign Office. Ambassador Wells was accompanied by senior officials from US National Security Council and Ambassador David Hale. Foreign Secretary was assisted by senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The […]

Alice G. Wells calls on Adviser on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail

Alice G. Wells calls on Adviser on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail

  Islamabad (Asghar Ali Mubarak) US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Ambassador Alice G. Wells called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr. Miftah Ismail here Monday. They discussed current state of Pak-US ties with particular emphasis on economic cooperation. Adviser Miftah Ismail welcomed Ms. Wells and said that […]

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