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Salma Marwat wins Chakwal 4×4 Jeep rally

Salma Marwat wins Chakwal 4×4 Jeep rally

Isalamabad: (report by Azmat Ali & Ehsan Ali) The Islamabad based Pakistan’s fastest and most emerging female Jeep rally driver Salma Marwat Khan added another feather to her cap this weekend when she won the inaugural Chakwal 4×4 challenge off-road rally.Salma displayed perfect control on steering as she raced her vehicle through difficult terrain to […]

Uzbekistan hockey team will visit Pakistan for 5 match series

Uzbekistan hockey team will visit Pakistan for 5 match series

The Uzbekistan hockey team will visit Pakistan from April 20 to May 4 for a five-match series against Pakistan Development Squad in Lahore, a spokesman for Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) told media. “We are trying to get foreign teams to visit Pakistan because due to scarcity of funds we cannot go abroad,” secretary PHF Shahbaz […]

Pakistan Paris Embassy reach out to the French potential tourists

Pakistan Paris Embassy reach out to the French potential tourists

Paris 12th April, 2019. Embassy of Pakistan to France initiative to promote tourism has created a renewed interest amongst French tourists to visit Pakistan. In collaboration with “Nomade Adventure”, one of the leading tour operator company of France, a special evening to promote Pakistan as a tourist destination was held at the Embassy. Over 150 French […]

Pakistan fully support UNESCO’s initiatives to promote Girl education

Pakistan fully support UNESCO’s initiatives to promote Girl education

  Paris 10th April, 2019. Government of Pakistan is taking a number of concrete steps to ensure provision of quality education to all school going children with special focus on enrolment of girls in the schools in pursuance of UNESCO’s objectives. This was stated by Ms. Wajiha Akram, Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Professional Training and […]

British MPs pass law to block no-deal Brexit

British MPs pass law to block no-deal Brexit

LONDON: British MPs on Monday passed a new law aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit this week by obliging the government to ask EU leaders for a delay. The law has been rushed through both chambers of parliament over the past week and was opposed by the government, which has said it could limit its room […]

PTI govt to consider strategic partner for PSM revival

PTI govt to consider strategic partner for PSM revival

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to explore the possibility of finding a strategic partner for reviving Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) as an expert group has estimated the restructuring cost at $1.04 billion that the public exchequer alone cannot sustain. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet took a briefing from the expert group, which had […]

Pakistan sets $1b target for export of auto parts over 5 years

Pakistan sets $1b target for export of auto parts over 5 years

KARACHI: The government of Pakistan, which is looking for various avenues to increase exports of the country, has set the export target of $1 billion for the manufacturers of auto parts over the next five years. This was stated by the leadership of the Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (Paapam) in a statement on the occasion of […]

Saudi welcomes US blacklisting of Iran Revolutionary Guards

Saudi welcomes US blacklisting of Iran Revolutionary Guards

Saudi Arabia welcomes the US decision to designate Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organisation, Saudi state media said on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia, led by a Sunni Muslim royal family, has accused Shia-majority Iran of interfering in its and other Middle Eastern countries’ internal affairs. Iran and Saudi Arabia have been fighting proxy wars […]

Pakistan sends relief goods to flood-hit Iran

Pakistan sends relief goods to flood-hit Iran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is sending two planeloads of relief goods for flood-hit Iran to meet its immediate needs. This message was conveyed by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in a telephonic conversation on Monday. “Foreign Minister informed Mr Zarif that as a gesture of goodwill the prime minister had instructed two C-130 […]

PM, French delegation discuss investment opportunities in Pakistan

PM, French delegation discuss investment opportunities in Pakistan

A delegation of French businessmen on Monday called on Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan in Islamabad to discuss investment and business opportunities in Pakistan. The MEDEF is the largest association of French entrepreneurs having 750,000 members. The delegation evinced keen interest in investing in various sectors including manufacturing sector, agriculture, and energy. The PM welcomed […]

Head of US Secret Service quits job: White House

Head of US Secret Service quits job: White House

WASHINGTON: The head of the US Secret Service, which guards President Donald Trump and visiting heads of state, is stepping down, the White House said Monday in the administration’s latest sign of turbulence. “United States Secret Service director Randolph ‘Tex’ Alles… will be leaving shortly and President Trump has selected James M. Murray, a career […]