CPEC trade Chinese envoy
Diplomacy Diplomat of the day

CPEC will turn this region into a hub of int’l trade: Chinese envoy

ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, December 08, 2020 (WNP/DL): China’s ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong on Tuesday called on Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and discussed matters related to CPEC and mutual interest. Speaking during the meeting, he said the friendly relations between the two countries would set a path of economic and social progress in the region. “We […]

Pakistan 5th generation warfare
War on Terror

Pakistan being subjected to 5th generation warfare: ISPR DG

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 03, 2020 (WNP/DL): Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar, the chief of the military’s media wing, has said that India is engaged in a massive campaign of ‘fifth-generation warfare’ to obstruct Pakistan’s road to prosperity mainly through targeting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Pakistan’s international image. Appearing in a wide-ranging interview on Global Village […]

Prince Charles PM Imran
COVID-19 Politics

Prince Charles, PM Imran reaffirm close UK-Pakistan ties

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 03, 2020 (WNP/DL): Britain’s Prince Charles and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday reaffirmed the close relationship between the UK and Pakistan and discussed the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The conversation between the Prince of Wales and the prime minister took place during a telephone call. “They reaffirmed the close and […]

UNGA adopts Pakistan resolution
United Nations

UNGA adopts Pakistan-led resolution on ‘promotion of interreligious, intercultural dialogue’

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 03, 2020 (WNP/DL): The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution co-sponsored by Pakistan and the Philippines on the “promotion of interreligious and intercultural dialogue” by an overwhelming majority, the Foreign Office (FO) said on Thursday. It said the resolution was part of “Pakistan’s global efforts to promote interfaith harmony, […]

Critics term Aseefa Bhutto Zardari born leader, catalyst for change
Politics

Critics term Aseefa Bhutto Zardari born leader, catalyst for change

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 3, 2020 (WNP/DL): On the occasion of Pakistan Peoples Party’s foundation day, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari stunned the critics by her maiden speech at the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)’s rally held in Multan on Monday, November 30. After witnessing her confidence and communication context throughout the procession, they termed her […]

Pakistan US evaluate medicines
Diplomat of the day Health

Pakistan, US launch innovative platform to evaluate safety, effectiveness of new medicines

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP), in partnership with the United States (US) government, launched an innovative online platform that will enable the government of Pakistan to more quickly and effectively evaluate the safety and effectiveness of medicine, leading to greater health security in the country.   The government […]

We need millions of men as change agents to end violence against women in Pakistan: Omer Aftab
Gender Equality

We need millions of men as change agents to end violence against women in Pakistan: Omer Aftab

LAHORE, Sunday, November 29, 2020 (WNP/DL): White Ribbon Campaign Pakistan Sunday arranged ‘White Ribbon Ride’ to end violence against women, in collaboration with “Crazy Horse” and HOG Pakistan. Motorcycle riders holding White Ribbon flags and white ribbon placed on their jackets and helmets departed from Lahore Polo Club and reached Indigo Heights. With passion and purpose, […]

Androulla for catering basic needs of vulnerable people amid 2nd wave of COVID-19
COVID-19 Diplomacy Diplomat of the day

Androulla for catering basic needs of vulnerable people amid 2nd wave of COVID-19

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Sunday, Novemeber 29, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Sunday said the EU was trying to help the most vulnerable segments of the society by ensuring basic amenities of lives at their doorsteps, including health, clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene environment amid surging second wave of […]

AJK president calls on OIC to intervene to stop ethnic cleansing of Kashmiris
Human Rights

AJK president calls on OIC to intervene to stop ethnic cleansing of Kashmiris

NIAMEY, Saturday, November 28, 2020 (WNP/DL): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has called upon the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to intervene to stop ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri people and state terrorism and oppressive settler-colonialism of India. Speaking as the true representative of the Kashmiri people at the second working session […]