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Foreign Office categorically dismissed reports of unfreezing bank accounts of UN sanctioned individuals

Foreign Office has categorically dismissed reports of unfreezing the bank accounts of UN sanctioned individuals, saying that ‘targeted financial sanctions’ on the persons are still in plac

Stock market performance reflecting business confidence in country: Shibli

Information Minister Shibli Faraz says stock market performance is reflecting the business confidence in the country.

Pakistan strongly condemns missile, UAV attacks by Houthi militia towards Saudi Arabia

Pakistan has strongly condemned missile and UAV attacks by Houthi militia towards Saudi Arabia.

Pakistan first country in Asia that implements smart lockdown against COVID-19: Murad

Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed says Pakistan is the first country in Asia that implemented smart lockdown as pioneer and overcame Corona pandemic successfully.

PM to launch "Ehsaas Nahonumaa" program in next few weeks

Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Dr. Sania Nishtar called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Monday).

NA calls upon UN to play its role to stop bloodshed in Occupied Kashmir

Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam has called for use of modern technology in the agriculture sector to enhance per acre production and to boost economy of the country.

Tiger Force volunteers to play their part in making Pakistan greener, more prosperous: Usman Dar

Prime Minister's Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar says Tiger Force volunteers are dedicated to the national spirit and ready for national service.

FO summons Indian diplomat to register protest over CFVs along LoC, WB

Foreign Office has summoned senior Indian diplomat to register Pakistan's strong protest over Ceasefire Violations by India.

Pakistan attaches utmost importance to its ties with Syria: Arif Alvi

Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Syria Air Marshal retired Saeed Muhammad Khan called on President Dr. Arif Alvi in Islamabad today (Monday).

MoHR launches YEP to provide HR specific knowledge in country

Ministry of Human Rights has launched the Young Experts Programme across Federal and provincial human rights departments in Pakistan.

Pakistan Embassy in Kyrgyzstan organized Mango Exhibition in Bishkek

Pakistan Embassy in Kyrgyzstan organized Mango Exhibition in Bishkek to promote export of the crop.

APHC urges Int'l community to play its due role in stopping HR violations in occupied Kashmir

A conference was organized by All Parties Hurriyat Conference in Islamabad in connection with Kashmir Martyrs Day to pay homage to the martyrs of July 13, 1931.       

Pakistan to stand by Kashmiris till realization of their inalienable right to self-determination

Pakistan says it will continue to stand by Kashmiris till the realization of their inalienable right to self-determination as enshrined in the relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

Pakistan Navy fully capable to respond any aggression: Naval Chief

Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has said Pakistan Navy is fully capable to respond to any aggression.

Pakistan stands by Kashmiris right to self-determination: FM

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says the entire Pakistani nation, including the civil and military leadership, stands by Kashmiris in their just struggle for right to self-determination.

Kashmiris facing worst Indian state barbarism at hands of fascist Modi: Shibli

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says Kashmiris have been facing the worst Indian state barbarism at the hands of fascist Modi.

Fascism is bound to lose out to justice, freedom: Dr. Moeed

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Security Dr. Moeed Yusuf has said that Kashmir will be liberated from Indian oppression, come what may.

Pakistan to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border crossing from Wednesday

Pakistan has decided to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border crossing from Wednesday, after implementing COVID-19 related protocols.

President urges world to play role for end to HR violations in IOJ&K

President Dr. Arif Alvi has urged the international community to play its role for end to the barbarism and grave human rights violations by the Indian occupation forces in Indian Occupied Jammu and K

Senate offers fateha for martyrs of Kashmir

The house offered fateha for the martyrs of Kashmir, four soldiers martyred in North Waziristan on Sunday, former Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Syed Munawwar Hassan and those who died of COVID-19 across the c

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan soar to 251,625

2,769 new coronavirus infection cases were reported in the country during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 251,625.

PM reaffirms Pakistan's unwavering commitment for Kashmir cause for their right to self-determination

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reaffirmed Pakistan's unwavering commitment to continue to support the just struggle of Kashmiri people for their right to self-determination.

No occupation can subjugate spirit of brave Kashmir: FM

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says no occupation can subjugate spirit of brave Kashmir.

Kashmir Martyrs' Day reminiscent of utmost price paid for freedom by brave Kashmiris: DG ISPR

Director General Inter Services Public Relations Major General Babar Iftikhar has said Kashmir Martyrs' Day is reminiscent of utmost price paid for freedom by brave Kashmiris.

Six civilians injured due to unprovoked Indian ceasefire violations along LoC

Five innocent civilians including an 11 years old girl and a woman got injured due to Indian unprovoked ceasefire violation in Khuiratta Sector along the Line of Control.

Welfare of poor, vulnerable segments of society focus of Govt policies: Shibli

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that welfare of the poor and vulnerable segments of the society is the focus of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s policies.

Kashmiris observing Martyrs' Day today to pay homage to martyrs of July 13, 1931

Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and world over are observing Kashmir Martyrs Day on Monday to pay homage to martyrs of July 13, 1931.

AJK President calls on world to play role in finding lasting solution to Kashmir dispute

Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has called on international community to play its role in finding lasting solution to Kashmir dispute according to the UN Resolutions.

PM's prudent foreign policy dramatically changes Pakistan's global relevance, face

The transformation of Pakistan’s image as peacemaker state, awakening the slumbering world to the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir are achievements of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s succ

Senate to start its session at Parliament House in Islamabad tomorrow

Senate will start its session at the Parliament House in Islamabad tomorrow.

NDMA so far provided over 10.67 million face masks to hospitals in country

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has so far provided over 10.67 million face masks and over 1.5 million N95 and D95 surgical masks to hospitals across the country, to help fight COVID-19

Four soldiers embrace martyrdom during IBO in North Wazirstan

Four terrorists have been killed during an intelligence based operation in North Wazirstan today (Sunday).

Govt decides to relaunch anti-polio campaign from 20th of this month

Government has decided to relaunch small scale door to door anti-polio vaccination campaign from 20th of this month, after four months suspension due to COVID-19.

SOPs issues to contain spread of COVID-19 during Eid-ul-Adha

Ministry of National Health Services has issued Standard Operating Procedures for general public to contain spread of COVID-19 during Eid-ul-Adha.

Pakistan achieves SDG-13 Climate Action much before deadline: Amin

Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam says Pakistan has crossed a crucial milestone by achieving an overarching Sustainable Development Goal-13 Climate Action much before the de

Govt making all out efforts to mitigate hurdles being faced by construction industry: Shibli

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has urged the construction industry to take advantage of the government's new construction policy by 31st of December.

New optical fiber cable operationalized from Khunjrab to Islamabad

Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa says new optical fiber cable has been operationalized from Khunjrab to Islamabad.

Govt to strictly implement SOPs in schools after its reopening: Shafqat

Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mahmood has said the government will take strict administrative actions for the implementation of the standard operating procedure in schools after its reopening

Kohala, Azad Pattan hydroelectric power projects to produce 1,800 MW electricity & create 8,000 jobs: PM

Kohala and Azad Pattan hydroelectric power projects launched by the federal government will produce 1,800 megawatt electricity and create 8,000 jobs.

Govt decides to enhance easy loan facility for deserving people: Hafeez

The Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the government has decided to take further measures to enhance easy loan facility so that maximum number of deserving pe

Kashmiris to observe Martyrs' Day tomorrow

Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and world over will observe Kashmir Martyrs Day tomorrow to pay homage to martyrs of July 13,1931.

Federal Govt taking revolutionary steps to improve good governance: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan says the federal government is taking revolutionary steps to improve good governance in the country.

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan soar to 248,872

The Coronavirus has started receding in the country as the number of recoveries from Covid-19 in Pakistan with figure now reaching 156,700.

IOJ&K: Hurriyat leadership appeals to observe complete shutdown on Monday

In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leadership including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and others have appealed to the people of the territory to observe complete shutdown tomorrow to reaffirm the pl

Govt revamping institutions under PM's leadership: Shibli

Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shibli Faraz has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government, under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, is revamping the institutions.

Asad Umar, Imran Ismail discuss issues of electricity load-shedding in Karachi

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar have discussed the issues of electricity load shedding in Karachi at a high level meeting held in Karachi. 

AJK President calls for settling long standing Kashmir dispute under UNSC resolutions

President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan has called for settling the long standing Kashmir dispute under the UN Security Council's resolutions and as per the aspirations of Kashmiri peo

PM emphasizes on providing relief to the poor segments of society through targeted subsidies

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized on providing relief to the poor segments of society through targeted subsidies.

Federal govt taking revolutionary steps to improve good governance: PM

Punjab Law Minister Muhammad Basharat Raja called on the Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Saturday) and apprised him about initiatives taken by the provincial government for the welfare o

PM emphasizes need for out-of-the-box solutions for economic growth

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized the need for out-of-the-box solutions for economic growth in the country in these crucial times.