Doha, 29 Oct. 2020 (Qatar Tribune) By Ashraf Siddiqui Qatar and Turkey share deep-rooted relations and the bilateral trade has increased from $340 million in 2010 to over $2 billion in 2019, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar HE Mehmet Mustafa Goksu has said. “COVID-19 pandemic has hardly had any impact on the bilateral ...
October 30, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 23 August 2020 (Qatar Tribune) The Pakistani community in Qatar hosted a reception in honour of the new Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar HE Mehmet Mustafa Goksu, outgoing Ambassador of Bangladesh to Qatar HE Ashud Ahmed and outgoing Kazakhstan Ambassador to Qatar HE Askar Shokybayev. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Ahmed ...
August 23, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Friday 20 March 2020 (Misc. Media Reports) Global restrictions are dramatically ramping up amid the growing corona-virus outbreak. WHO has confirmed Infection reaches to at least 166 countries and territories. Data shows the disease is Mild in 80% of the patients, Severe in 13 % and Critical in 6%. In critical case, ...
March 20, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
London/Lahore, 20 Nov. 2019 (Daily Dawn0 Ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in London on Tuesday evening for his treatment amid bickering between the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) over his departure. The PML-N supreme leader left his Jati Umra residence in Lahore in the morning ...
November 20, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 17 Nov 2019 First ever Indonesian trade expo inaugurated on Sunday, yesterday at the Hotel Intercontinental Doha City. It was inaugurated by H. E. Air Marshal (Retd) Muhammad Basri Sidehabi, ambassador of Indonesia in presence of Farhan AlSyed, President, Qatar-Indonesia Business Council, Hendra Hartono Turman, President, Indonesia-Qatar Business Council, Sa'ad ...
November 17, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
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