Dawat-e-Islami to remain apolitical: Ilyas Qardri
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Dawat-e-Islami to remain apolitical: Ilyas Qardri

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, September 3, 2020 (WNP/DL): Dawat-e-Islami Founder Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qadri Thursday night reiterated his resolve that Dawat-e-Islami would remain out of politics in future too as political gimmicks used in present arena mismatched the true spirit of Islam. He said this while marking 39th birth anniversary of Dawat-e-Islami on Madani […]

NESPAK ranked on ENR Magazine Top Int'l Firms list
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NESPAK ranked on ENR Magazine Top Int’l Firms list

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): Under an unprecedented development, NESPAK under the leadership of Dr. Tahir Masood, has been ranked this year on ENR Magazine Top International /Global Construction Management/Program Management Firms list, published as part of the ENR Top International/Global Contractors feature in the August 17/24 issue of ENR, a US-based ranking magazine. […]

Chevening Scholarships 2020-21: 53 Pakistani scholars selected for master's degree programme in UK
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Chevening Scholarships 2020-21: 53 Pakistani scholars selected for master’s degree programme in UK

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): As many as 53 Pakistani scholars have been selected for Chevening Scholarship 2020-21 and they will be studying a Master’s degree in top universities in the UK for the time period of one year. In a tweet, the British Embassy in Pakistan said: “For the first […]

PN Command & Staff Conference reviews geostrategic environment, national security
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PN Command & Staff Conference reviews geostrategic environment, national security

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi Wednesday chaired the Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad. The Field Commanders participated in the conference through Video Tele-conference from respective Field Headquarters. Matters related to geostrategic environment, national security, operational preparedness, training and welfare […]

'New Ruet-e-Hilal Committee' on cards
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‘New Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’ on cards

By Muhammad Rizwan ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP): The Ministry of Religious Affairs has decided to form a ‘New Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’ for sighting moon of every Islamic month. According to the official sources on Wednesday, the religious ministry has prepared proposals for legislation in this regard. The incumbent chairman of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee and members […]

Afridi for humanitarian corridor for Covid-19 victims in IIOJK
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Afridi for humanitarian corridor for Covid-19 victims in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (WNP/DL): Chairman of Parliamentary Committee for Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi on Wednesday warned the world against a humanitarian crisis brewing in Indian Illegally Occupied Kashmir (IIOJK). He called upon the international community to immediately start working to create a humanitarian corridor for besieged COVID-19 victims in Kashmir. Chairman Kashmir Committee […]

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia have always adopted unified response on int'l issues: Senate chairman
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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia have always adopted unified response on int’l issues: Senate chairman

ISLAMABAD, Monday, August 17, 2020 (WNP/DL): Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Monday said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy cordial brotherly ties and both the countries have always stood together through thick and thin.  He said both the countries have always adopted a unified response on international issues and resolved these through mutual consultation. He expressed […]

UAE-Israel deal to have far-reaching implications: Pakistan
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UAE-Israel deal to have far-reaching implications: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Friday, August 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): Pakistan on Friday said a US-brokered deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to fully normalise their diplomatic relations could have “far-reaching implications”, but stressed that its future approach on the issue would be guided by how Palestinians’ rights are upheld. “We have noted the joint statement announcing agreement […]

China to supply potential coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan: WSJ report
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China to supply potential coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan: WSJ report

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, August 13, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): China will supply a coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by a unit of the China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) to Pakistan as part of a trial agreement, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. State-owned Sinopharm is set to work with the University of Karachi on vaccine trials, according to the WSJ report, which […]

Corps Commanders Conference hopes for early intra-Afghan dialogue commencement
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Corps Commanders Conference hopes for early intra-Afghan dialogue commencement

RAWALPINDI, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (WNP/DL): The military’s top brass on Tuesday appreciated the progress of the Afghan reconciliation process and hoped for the early commencement of intra-Afghan dialogue during a Corps Commanders Conference held at the GHQ. According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), geo-strategic and national security issues were discussed. […]

NAB rejects HRW report
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NAB rejects HRW report

ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (WNP/DL): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday rejected a recent report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) and said the anti-graft watchdog reserved the right to “proceed as per law”. In a statement, the accountability bureau said: “NAB has requested the media time and again to kindly avoid speculations, […]

COAS briefed on security situation during ISI headquarters visit
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COAS briefed on security situation during ISI headquarters visit

ISLAMABAD, Monday, August 10, 2020 (WNP/DL): Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the headquarters of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in Islamabad where he was given a security briefing, the military’s media wing said on Monday. “COAS was given a detailed update on the internal and external security situation of the country,” […]