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PakIndia friendship can bring peace in region:Shahbaz Sharif

Lahore:Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that good neighborly relations will have to be promoted for a durable peace in South Asia. He said that there is a need to create an atmosphere of tolerance and peaceful coexistence for rooting out poverty and ignorance from this region so ... Read More »

Pakistan is second home of Iranians:Governor Khorasan

Lahore:An 8-member delegation led by Deputy Governor, Khorasan, Iran, Dr. Abbas Nianid called on Senior Advisor to Chief Minister Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa at 90-Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, here today. Discussing matters of mutual interest, Governor Khorasan said that both the Islamic countries are bound together in close fraternal ties and by promoting ... Read More »

Environmental friendly behaviors among children is needed:UNESCO

Karachi:UN-Habitat in collaboration with UNESCO held an advocacy seminar on ‘Health Schools-Healthy Settlements’ to encourage healthy hygiene practices among children in schools. The objective of the event was to empower informal settlements and strengthen the capacity of schools in promoting behavioral change. The seminar focused on empowering children and schools ... Read More »

US Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy Sonenshine Travels to Pakistan

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara D. Sonenshine is traveling to Islamabad and Lahore, Pakistan, from May 30 to June 2, 2012. During her visit, Under Secretary Sonenshine will engage with civil society and emphasize people-to-people ties shared between the United States and Pakistan. She ... Read More »

Iran is a brotherly country:Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal

Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan, has said that Iran is a brotherly country with its great contribution to culture and education to all shores of the world. He said Iran has stood by Pakistan in thick and thin and provided support to Pakistan in the beginning of its ... Read More »

Malaysians develop taste buds for Biryani as Pak rice gains popularity

Kuala Lumpur:From being served merely at weddings and special events until recently, Biryani has increasingly found its way into the ordinary restaurants across Malaysia due to the richness of taste and aroma it offers to the rice-loving Malays. Yet another reason that has popularized the Biryani dish in Malaysia is ... Read More »

Drug crimes are worse than terrorism:Indonesian Court

Jakarta:The chief justice of Indonesia has declared that drug crimes are worse than terrorism.He gave these remarks while hearing a case of drug peddling. A drug peddler Corby’s appeal for clemency was granted by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono last week, who cut five years from the convicted drug smuggler’s 20-year ... Read More »

Footballer “Chicharito” named UNICEF National Ambassador for Mexico?

México City: Mr. Javier Hernández, also known as “Chicharito” or “Little Pea”, was named a UNICEF National Ambassador for Mexico today. Mr. Hernández is a football player in Mexico’s national team and also plays for the British team Manchester United. “Mr. Hernández is a young man who, through his own ... Read More »

Independence of judiciary: UN expert mission to Pakistan

Islamabad:The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Gabriela Knaul, is on a visit to Pakistan from 19 to 29 May 2012, to gather first-hand information and identify general trends in respect of the independence of judges and lawyers in the country. Ms. Knaul visited Pakistan ... Read More »

Shahbaz Sharif meets German Journalist

Lahore:Senior Political Editor of a leading German daily Der Tagesspiegel, Ingrid Muller met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here today. Provincial Secretary Information Mohyuddin Wani was also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister informed the German journalist about the public welfare projects and development priorities in the province ... Read More »

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