New York, United Nations 27 Sept 2019, Daily Dawn The highlight of his more than 45-minute-long speech was intense criticism of India for its annexation of occupied Kashmir and the continued restrictions imposed in the region. The premier began his wide-ranging, at times apparently extemporaneous speech by saying he feels honoured to ...
September 27, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
Ankara, 22 Aug. 2019 (Anadolu) Turkey will “resolutely” continue to explore hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Erdogan's remarks came at a press conferences in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, following his meeting with Ersin Tatar, Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Erdogan pinned ...
August 22, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 22 August 2019 (Gulf Times) The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has announced a competition to design a new logo for the authority, and invited "interested creative and talented citizens and residents" to participate in the contest. The conditions and specifications of the competition have been listed on the GAC website, ...
August 22, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
21 July 2019 (Daily Dawn) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s merged tribal districts made history as they held general elections for the first time on Saturday. Polling was held for 16 general seats of the provincial assembly. The Election Commission of Pakistan had set up 1,897 polling stations across the region, previously called Fata. Of them, ...
July 21, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
Headingley, UK, 29 June 2019 Pakistan survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by three wickets with two balls remaining in a thriller at Headingley that moves Sarfaraz Ahmed's side above England in the race for a World Cup semi-final spot. Chasing 228 for victory, Pakistan fell to 81-3 and 156-6 as Afghanistan ...
June 29, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
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 ...
April 18, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 16 Dec. 2018 Thousands of visitors from various walks of life and different nationals enjoyed with the amazing 'firework' organised by Vodafone Qatar celebrating Qatar National Day 2018. The huge performance featured 300 drones and an opera show called “Citizens and expats – We Are One” was the centerpiece of Vodafone’s ...
December 18, 2018M Ashraf Siddiqui
Islamabad, 15 Dec. 2018 (Anadolu News) Pakistan on Saturday summoned the Iranian ambassador to Islamabad and lodged protest over Friday's ambush that killed six soldiers. At least six Pakistani soldiers were killed and 14 other wounded last night when around 30 terrorists ambushed on security forces convoy on patrolling duty at Turbat area ...
December 15, 2018M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha 27 Nov 2018 The Oil & Gas Year (TOGY) and The Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry are delighted to officially announce that both parties have signed their first-ever strategic partnership for the upcoming TOGY Qatar 2019 edition. A key outcome of the agreement will see the TOGY Qatar series of books ...
November 27, 2018M Ashraf Siddiqui