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 […]

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 […]

Pakistan, UK worked tirelessly for safe travel amidst COVID-19: British envoy
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Pakistan, UK worked tirelessly for safe travel amidst COVID-19: British envoy

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Saturday, June 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner Saturday said Pakistan and the United Kingdom (UK) had worked tirelessly for the safe travel between the two countries amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He made these remarks in response to the tweet of Prime Minister Imran Khan of June […]

Religious tolerance vital for prosperous society : EU envoy
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Religious tolerance vital for prosperous society : EU envoy

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Thursday, June 25, 2020 (WNP/DL): Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Thursday said religious tolerance, understanding and respect were vital for a prosperous society. Appreciating Pakistan’s initiative to provide a worship place of the Hindu community living in the federal capital, she said, “Freedom of religion is a […]

Pakistani mangoes becoming increasingly popular in Australia: Envoy
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Pakistani mangoes becoming increasingly popular in Australia: Envoy

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 (WNP/DL): Australian High Commissioner Dr Geoffrey Shaw Tuesday said Pakistan’s delicious and juicy mangoes were becoming increasingly popular in Australia. He took to Twitter to show his love for Pakistani mangoes and shared a few pictures of himself enjoying the king of fruits. “Savouring the Pakistani ‘aam’, […]

German envoy felicitates Malala on graduation; wishes all the best for future endeavors
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German envoy felicitates Malala on graduation; wishes all the best for future endeavors

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Sunday, June 21, 2020 (WNP/DL): The German Ambassador to Pakistan Bernhard Schlagheck has sent his wishes to Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Prize Laureate and advocate of girls education, for attaining a graduation degree from the Oxford University. The envoy, talking to this scribe  said, it was a big achievement and […]