KP Govt working to strengthen CTD to combat terrorism: CM

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ali Amin Gandapur has said provincial government is working to strengthen the Counter Terrorism Department, Police and Agencies to combat challenge of terrorism.

Talking to media in Peshawar today, he said law enforc…

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ali Amin Gandapur has said provincial government is working to strengthen the Counter Terrorism Department, Police and Agencies to combat challenge of terrorism. Talking to media in Peshawar today, he said law enforcement agencies and the public have rendered numerous sacrifices in war against terror. The Chief Minister said no compromise will be made on maintaining law and order situation in the province. Source: Radio Pakistan

Bannu Cantt attack: Soldiers buried with full military honours in native towns

Eight security personnel who embraced martyrdom during a suicide attack by terrorists on Bannu cantonment have been buried with full military honours in their native towns.

A large number of senior officers of Pakistan Army, soldiers, families of mar…

Eight security personnel who embraced martyrdom during a suicide attack by terrorists on Bannu cantonment have been buried with full military honours in their native towns. A large number of senior officers of Pakistan Army, soldiers, families of martyrs and elders of the area participated in the funeral prayer and burial of the martyrs. In a statement, the ISPR said these great sacrifices of the martyrs will no go in vain. It said that the war against terrorism will continue until it is completely eradicated from the country. Meanwhile, two security personnel who embraced martyrdom during a terrorist attack in Dera Ismail Khan were laid to rest in their native towns with full military honour. Senior officers of Pakistan Army, soldiers, family members of martyrs and elders of the area participated in the funeral prayers and burial. In a statement, the ISPR said the sacrifices of our martyrs further strengthen our resolve in the war against terrorism. Source: Radio Pakistan

NDMA warns of possible GLOF in mountainous regions of KP, GB

NDMA’s National Emergencies Operation Center has warned of possible glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF) in the mountainous regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan due to rising temperatures and expected heavy rainfall.

According to the cen…

NDMA's National Emergencies Operation Center has warned of possible glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF) in the mountainous regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan due to rising temperatures and expected heavy rainfall. According to the center, this may lead to increased water levels in local rivers and streams, landslides and flash flooding. NDMA has directed the Provincial Disaster Management Authority of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority to coordinate with relevant departments to ensure necessary preparations and emergency response measures. Departments have been instructed to alert local communities, tourists, and travelers in the areas at risk and to avoid unnecessary travel. NDMA has launched the Pak NDMA Disaster Alert application, available on Google Play Store and iOS App Store, to provide timely alerts, advisories, and guidelines to the public. Source: Radio Pakistan

PM congratulates Deutsche Welle Urdu on 60th anniversary

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated Deutsche Welle Urdu on its 60th anniversary.

In a statement today, the Prime Minister said Deutsche Welle Urdu Service has played a very important role in Urdu journalism for the past sixty years.

He s…

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated Deutsche Welle Urdu on its 60th anniversary. In a statement today, the Prime Minister said Deutsche Welle Urdu Service has played a very important role in Urdu journalism for the past sixty years. He said DW Urdu Service's unbiased reporting on democracy and social issues in Pakistan is also a source of inspiration for other journalistic organizations. Source: Radio Pakistan

Ambassador Hashmi highlights media’s crucial role in strengthening ties with China

Pakistan Ambassador to China Khalil Hashmi has emphasized the pivotal role of media in fostering friendship between Pakistan and China.

Talking to a delegation of journalists from Balochistan at Pakistan Embassy in Beijing, he underlined the signific…

Pakistan Ambassador to China Khalil Hashmi has emphasized the pivotal role of media in fostering friendship between Pakistan and China. Talking to a delegation of journalists from Balochistan at Pakistan Embassy in Beijing, he underlined the significance of Pakistan-China ties and encouraged both Pakistani and Chinese media to actively highlight success stories of the enduring relationship. Ambassador also highlighted the central position of Balochistan in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and underscored the importance attached by Pakistan and China to the development of Balochistan. Khalil Hashmi underscored the need for continued engagement and cooperation between Pakistani and Chinese media. Source: Radio Pakistan

Ishaq Dar directs HC in Dhaka to ensure safety of Pakistanis

Pakistan’s High Commission in Dhaka has advised Pakistani students to take all possible precautions for their safety in view of the ongoing protests in Bangladesh.

The students have been advised to stay away from protests.

Deputy Prime Minister and …

Pakistan's High Commission in Dhaka has advised Pakistani students to take all possible precautions for their safety in view of the ongoing protests in Bangladesh. The students have been advised to stay away from protests. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar also spoke to Pakistani High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Ambassador Syed Maroof, this morning to inquire about the wellbeing of Pakistanis in Bangladesh. The Deputy Prime Minister directed the High Commissioner to ensure the wellbeing of Pakistanis in Bangladesh, especially the students living in Dhaka. He asked the Ambassador to stay in close touch with the local authorities to ensure the safety of Pakistani students. The Ambassador informed the Deputy Prime Minister about the steps taken for the safety of Pakistanis in Bangladesh. He said the high commission has opened a helpline for the convenience of the Pakistani people. Source: Radio Pakistan

Govt committed to make Pakistan economic power: Dar

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar has said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his team are making sincere efforts to make Pakistan an economic power.

Speaking at annual ghusal ceremony at Data Darbar in Lahore, Ishaq Dar said w…

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar has said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his team are making sincere efforts to make Pakistan an economic power. Speaking at annual ghusal ceremony at Data Darbar in Lahore, Ishaq Dar said with the grace of Allah, Pakistan diplomatic ties with other countries are in a right direction. He said the country's integrity should be on top priority as nothing is acceptable over national interest. Ishaq Dar said things would be discussed with the leadership and allies, adding that each and every step would be taken as per law. He said the NESPAK has been directed to complete extension project of Data Darbar at the earliest. Source: Radio Pakistan

President, PM call for unity, tolerance in messages on Ashura

President Asif Ali Zardari has stressed upon the need of display of unity and facing the forces of cruelty and evil with steadfastness while learning lessons from the incident of Karbala.

In his message on Youm e Ashur, the president appealed to the …

President Asif Ali Zardari has stressed upon the need of display of unity and facing the forces of cruelty and evil with steadfastness while learning lessons from the incident of Karbala. In his message on Youm e Ashur, the president appealed to the entire nation to stand for forbearance, hard work and justice, besides realizing the requirements of the poor and the needy. Imam Hussain (RA) along with his faithful companions laid down their lives for the revival of Islamic values and the rights of Ummah while strongly resisting the forces of cruelty and tyranny. He said that martyrs of Karbala had given a lesson to the Muslim Ummah to remain steadfast in the face of all kinds of brutalities and raise voice against all evils. President Zardari said today, the Kashmiri and Palestinian brothers and sisters are also facing troubles and ordeals and bracing the hardships and oppression while sacrificing their lives for justice and principles of freedom. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has stressed to promote equa lity, tolerance, unity and discipline within ourselves to deal the internal and external threats facing the country. In his message on the occasion of Ashura, he advised to draw inspiration from the values of fortitude and courage from the martyrs of Karbala and show perseverance in trials. The Prime Minister said we should forget the racial, professional, linguistic and other differences to make our country stronger. He said the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (RA) teaches us to stand firm against oppression. The Prime minister said in today's world, we witness the people of Palestine enduring immense hardships and making immense sacrifices for a great cause. Similarly people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir are also suffering the atrocities of the oppressive forces. Source: Radio Pakistan