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US Defence Secretary Mattis to step down

US Defence Secretary Mattis to step down

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis resigned on Thursday as President Donald Trump weathered an escalating backlash at home and abroad over his sudden decision to pull all troops from Syria.Trump steadfastly defended the withdrawal of the 2,000-strong force from Syria, vowing that the United States would no longer be the “policeman of […]

Defence ministry ordered DHA, CBC not to release raw sewage into sea, commission told

Defence ministry ordered DHA, CBC not to release raw sewage into sea, commission told

KARACHI: The ministry of defence informed the Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation on Monday that the Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) and Defence Housing Authority (DHA) had been instructed not to dispose of untreated sewage into the sea and a proposed sewage treatment plant would be installed by Aug 2019. The head of the […]

Al-Azizia reference: Defence lawyer continues cross-examination of Wajid Zia

Al-Azizia reference: Defence lawyer continues cross-examination of Wajid Zia

ISLAMABAD ;Accountability court in Islamabad on Monday has resumed hearing of Al-Azizia Steel Mills against former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and his family members. During the hearing headed by Justice Muhammad Bashir, defense counsel Khawaja Haris has continued to cross examine Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head Wajid Zia. Talking to media on the occasion, […]

Budget 2018: Rs 640.644 MN Earmarked For Defence Division

Budget 2018: Rs 640.644 MN Earmarked For Defence Division

Islamabad : The federal government has allocated Rs 640.644 million for five ongoing and two new development schemes of Defence Division under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for next financial year 2018-19. According to the budgetary document, a total of Rs 562.447 have been earmarked for the ongoing schemes. Out of this, Rs 253.954 […]

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 […]

Minister for Defence Mr.Khurram Dastgir Khan and members of Parliamentary delegation of Pakistan-EU Friendship Group with MEP David McAllister the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the European Parliament. Brussels

Minister for Defence Mr.Khurram Dastgir Khan and members of Parliamentary delegation of Pakistan-EU Friendship Group with MEP David McAllister the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the European Parliament. Brussels

Minister for Defence Meets Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, European Parliament. Appreciates EU’s Support for Pakistan Brussels: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Minister for Defence Mr.KhurramDastgir Khan along with the parliamentary delegation of Pakistan-EU Friendship Group met with the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, European Parliament MEP David McAllister, here, today. The Minister briefed Mr. […]

DEFENCE DAY OF PAKISTAN: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for 1965-spirit, unity to defeat terrorism

DEFENCE DAY OF PAKISTAN: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for 1965-spirit, unity to defeat terrorism

KARACHI, Sept 5: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the nation needs the same spirit and unity we displayed in 1965 war to defeat the current threats to the country in the form of extremism and terrorism. In his message on the eve of Defence Day, the PPP Chairman said that […]

Defence minister wants commission to probe Hussain Haqqani’s allegations

Defence minister wants commission to probe Hussain Haqqani’s allegations

Defence minister wants commission to probe Hussain Haqqani’s allegations News Desk Former ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani (left) with former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger. Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif on Wednesday called for a parliamentary commission to investigate claims made by Hussain Haqqani in a March 10 op-ed published by the Washington […]

‘Defence expenses will tell on well-being of people’

‘Defence expenses will tell on well-being of people’

LAHORE: Parliamentarians from Pakistan and India say that defence expenses by the two nuclear neighbours will tell on the well-being of the people. The continuing arms expenditure by both countries would be to the detriment of welfare of the peoples, they said at the ninth round of Pakistan-India Legislators and Public Officials Dialogue held in […]