Category Archives: General

Media portraying positive image of Pakistan: Dr. Firdous

A high-level meeting chaired by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan in Islamabad today reviewed several steps and recommendations for establishing better coordination between information department ...

Peace and coexistence seminar held in Abu Dhabi as part of OIC Festival

Abu Dhabi A seminar entitled "Tolerance between the Philosophy of Truth and Justice: The Philosophy of Islam in Building Peace and Coexistence" was held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as part of the Organization of Islamic

Govt considers media as partner in protection of national interests: Dr Firdous

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan says government believes in fundamental right of freedom of expression.Talking to a delegation of National Press Club lead by its President Shakil Karar in Islama...

No compromise on timely completion of road projects: Hafeez

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has directed Works Department for preparation of survey report about repairing and construction of roads in Gilgit within a week.He was presiding over a briefing session arranged by Works Departmen...

Oil prices hover near 2019 highs after U.S. ends all Iran sanction waivers

Oil prices hovered near 2019 peaks in early trading on Tuesday after Washington abruptly moved to end all Iran sanctions waivers by May, pressuring importers to stop buying from Tehran.Brent crude futures were at $74.33 per barrel at 0051 GMT,

UNICEF airlifts 18 tons of emergency supplies to Libya

Tripoli A UN Children's Fund-chartered plane has arrived at Misrata airport, in northwestern Libya, with 18 tons of urgently needed emergency supplies.A UNICEF statement released on Monday explained that these supplies will allow the agency to reach co...

Arab League pledges $100 million to Palestinians, rejects Trump’s ‘deal’

Cairo, The Arab League has pledged to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian Authority to plug the gap left when Israel blocked tax transfers earlier in the year.We confirm that Arab countries will support the Palestinian state's budget...

OIC chief congratulates people of Indonesia for holding successful General Elections

Jeddah, The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) dispatched an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to the Republic of Indonesia to oversee its General Elections.The OIC EOM monitored the elections in Jakarta and its suburbs held on 17 April 2019 an...