15 November 2022 (Daily Dawn/AFP) A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world’s eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations. “The milestone is an occasion to celebrate diversity and advancements while considering humanity’s shared responsibility for the planet,” UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in a statement. The ...
November 15, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 23 August 2022 QatarEnergy announced awarding the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for its industrial cities solar power project (IC Solar). This project includes 2 large scale photovoltaic (or PV) solar power plants to be built in Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC) and Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) and is expected to start electricity ...
August 23, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Beijing, 02 August 2022 (Xinhua News) Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng urgently summoned the U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns late Tuesday night and lodged stern representations and strong protests over Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region. Noting that Pelosi risks universal condemnation ...
August 3, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Islamabad, 14 July 2022 Following the verdict of Supreme Court of Pakistan today declaring dissolution of parliament by immediate past government of Imran Khan as illegal and against country's constitution, Pakistani Federal government has constituted a special commission to look into the possibilities to charge former Prime Minister Imran Khan and ...
July 15, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Washington DC, 04 April 2022 (Washington Post) By Hamid Mir Imran Khan, the 19th prime minister of Pakistan, has just plunged the country into an unprecedented constitutional crisis over the weekend, facing a parliamentary no-confidence vote that was set to remove him from office, Khan decided to sweep the pieces off the board ...
April 24, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 29 March 2022 The Fourth High-Level Strategic Dialogue between the State of Qatar and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), held in Doha, discussed strategic priorities and collaboration for effective United Nations support to Member States on counter-terrorism. The dialogue took stock of key achievements and impact of policy, coordination ...
March 29, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, Qatar, 26 March 2022 Amir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani stressed on the need to work for global peace, security, co-existence and justice. He was addressing on the occasion of inauguration of 3 day 20th edition of Doha Forum under theme of 'Transformation into a New Era', ...
March 26, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha. 14 March 2022 Nepali Embassy in coordination with the National Coordinating Council of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA); and Federation of Nepali Journalists, Qatar recently organized an awareness program about the responsibilities of using of social media. Present on the occasion were Laxmean Khanal, Charg d'Affaires, Embassy of Nepal; Mohammad Muktada Musalman, President ...
March 14, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 02 October 2021 (QNA/Ashraf Siddiqui) Qatar made history on Saturday as Qataris voted in the country’s first legislative elections to choose two-thirds members of the Shura Council. Eligible voters trickled in throughout the day across various polling stations to elect 30 members of the 45-seat body. Polling stations closed their ...
October 3, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Yinchuan, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) 277 deals worth approximately 156.7 billion yuan (appx. 24 billion U.S. dollars) have been signed at the ongoing fifth China-Arab States Expo in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The deals cover various fields including electronic information, clean energy, new materials, green food, and tourism cooperation. Among them, ...
August 20, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui