Germany stands by Pakistan against COVID-19: Envoy
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Germany stands by Pakistan against COVID-19: Envoy

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Friday, July 10, 2020 (WNP/DL): German Ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck Friday said Germany stood by Pakistan in its fight against the deadly virus. Appreciating the government’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, he said the German Red Cross had helped the Pakistan Red Cross by setting up a corona awareness […]

Workshop on 'child rights implications in light of COVID-19' on July 15
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Workshop on ‘child rights implications in light of COVID-19’ on July 15

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Thursday, July 09, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) will organize a virtual workshop on “The child rights implications in light of the coronavirus pandemic” on 15 July, amid at to educate the media professional while covering the news events related to child rights. The workshop will be […]

Up to 12,000 people could die from Covid-19 linked hunger every day globally; warns Oxfam
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Up to 12,000 people could die from Covid-19 linked hunger every day globally; warns Oxfam

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Thursday, July 09, 2020 (WNP/DL): Millions of people are being pushed towards hunger by the coronavirus pandemic, which could end up killing more people through lack of food than from the illness itself, Oxfam has warned. Closed borders, curfews and travel restrictions have disrupted food supplies and incomes in already fragile […]

Moin urges UNESCO to reject certain countries policies exploiting COVID-19 health crisis
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Moin urges UNESCO to reject certain countries policies exploiting COVID-19 health crisis

PARIS, Wednesday, July 08, 2020 (WNP/DL): Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque has called upon UNESCO to reject certain countries policies exploiting COVID-19 health crisis to stigmatize some ethnic and religious minorities in contravention of the principles and values of the United Nations Charter and international humanitarian law. He said this while addressing […]

Dr Faisal for PIA's flights restoration in Europe
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Dr Faisal for PIA’s flights restoration in Europe

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, July 08, 2020 (WNP/DL): Pakistan’s Ambassador to Germany Dr Mohammad Faisal Wednesday said he had a productive meeting with the team of European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) led by Patrick Ky, regarding restrictions on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in the Europe. He, in […]

Zardari avoids indictment in Park Lane reference
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Zardari avoids indictment in Park Lane reference

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 06, 2020 (WNP): An accountability court could not indict former president Asif Ali Zardari on Monday in the Park Lane reference being pursued by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). During today’s hearing, the PPP co-chairperson filed an application, through his counsel Farooq H Naek, requesting the accountability court to give him some […]

Pakistan, China sign $1.5 b accord for Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project construction
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Pakistan, China sign $1.5 b accord for Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project construction

ISLAMABAD, Monday, July 06, 2020 (WNP/DL): Pakistan and China on Monday inked an agreement for the construction of $1.5 billion Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project. Prime Minister Imran Khan also witnessed the signing ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project will prove to be a milestone in […]

India, China both say border disengagement process under way
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India, China both say border disengagement process under way

NEW DELHI-BEIJING, Monday, July 06, 2020 (AP/WNP/DL): India and China said on Monday that they had made progress disengaging frontline troops from a months-long standoff along a disputed part of their border where a brawl in June left 20 Indian soldiers dead. Special representatives on the border issue, India’s national security advisor Ajit Doval and China’s […]

German envoy advocates adoption of cycling for its diversified benefits
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German envoy advocates adoption of cycling for its diversified benefits

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Sunday, July 05, 2020 (WNP/DL): Islamabad: German Ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck advocating the adoption of cycling habit in Pakistan said the practice has diversified health and financial advantages for individuals in particular and a country’s environment at large. “The habit of cycling provides an excellent opportunity to clear mind and thoughts, besides […]

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Int’l Day of Parliamentarism highlights parliaments role in addressing challenges

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (WNP/DL): International Day of Parliamentarism, being observed Tuesday across the globe including Pakistan, highlighted the significance of the parliamentary system to address the challenges being faced by the humanity and augment collective efforts to deal with them effectively. The Hanns Seidel Foundation Pakistan (HSF) marked the day […]