Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said that Pakistan expected both Iran and Afghanistan to take action against the terrorist groups behind the Ormara Massacre.

While addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Qureshi said that the whole country was “angry and upset” over the incident and wanted to know why … Read More

Seoul, 20 April 2019 (Yonhap)

North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui, one of the country’s top nuclear negotiators with Washington, on Saturday condemned U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton for his comments in a recent interview, Pyongyang’s state media reported.

In an interview with … Read More

Baghdad, 20 April 2019 (Anadolu News)

The Baghdad summit of parliaments of neighboring countries of Iraq on Saturday concluded with a final declaration stressing the stability of the country.

Turkey’s parliament speaker Mustafa Sentop also attended the Baghdad summit which brought together parliament speakers of Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Turkey, Jordan … Read More

Kabul, Afghanistan, 20 April 2019 (Anadolu News)

A Pakistan-funded newly-built 200-bed hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul has been inaugurated on Saturday. Mohammad Ali Jinnah Hospital is built with an estimated cost of $24 million in the Western part of the Afghan capital has been dubbed as a “symbol of lasting peace” … Read More

Islamabad, 18 April 2019 (Daily Dawn)

The Prime Minister’s Office announced a major reshuffle of the federal cabinet on Thursday, with key portfolios of the finance, interior and information ministries seeing new faces.

This development came only hours after Asad Umar stepped down as the finance minister.

The portfolio of information minister has been … Read More

Doha, 16 April 2019
Eminent Pakistani  and Indian Urdu scholars, Dr. Tehsin Firaqi and Feroz Sultan Ejaz (Fay Seen Ejaz) have been declared winners of 23rd Aalmi Frogh-e-Urdu Adab Award (Award for Promoting Urdu Literature),  established  by the Qatar-based Majlis-e-Frogh-e-Urdu Adab in 1996.

Firaqi and Ejaz will receive the honour at a function to … Read More

Doha, 16 April 2019 (QP)

Qatar Petroleum has won exploration rights in five offshore blocks in the North Argentina, and Malvinas West basins in Argentina. The winning bids were announced today by Argentina’s Secretariat of Government of Energy (“SGE”) at the end of a public tender process that started in November 2018. … Read More

Doha, 16 April 2019

Maj. Gen. Majid Ibrahim Al Khulaifi, Director of Elections Department, Ministry of Interior and Head of the Central Municipal Council (CMC) Electoral Committee announced the winners of the CMC 2019 election in a press conference held in the Media Centre of the election in officers club of … Read More

Doha, 15 April 2019

The international conference on “National, regional and international mechanisms to combat impunity and ensure accountability under international law” was organized from 14 to 15 April 2019 in Doha by Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) in cooperation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for … Read More

Doha, 15 April 2019 (Ashgal)

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has inaugurated main carriageway and three vital interchanges on Al Khor Road. Present on the occasion were Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, ministers, government officials, “Ashghal” representatives and  project contractors.

The opening of … Read More

Doha, 15 April 2019

‘Tarsheed campaign for conservation of water and electricity in Qatar by General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has helped Qatar  in savings of QR 1.75 b in 2018’, announced by Essa bin Hilal al-Kuwari, President of Kahramaa. He was addressing at the glittering 7th Annual celebrations of conservation … Read More

Quetta (Pakistan),12 April 2019 (Daily Dawn)

At least 20 people were killed and 48 injured in a blast believed to be targeting members of the Hazara community in Quetta’s Hazarganji market on Friday morning.

The attack claimed the lives of nine Hazara and one Frontier Corps (FC) soldier who was deputed for … Read More