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Rana Tanveer, Mark Lancaster discuss matters of bilateral importance

LONDON: Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain held a meeting with Minister of State for the Armed Forces of United Kingdom Mark Lancaster in London on Wednesday. Matters of bilateral importance came under discussion during the meeting. The Minister is in London to attend Defence and Security Equipment International …

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Army Chief calls for enhanced defence ties b/w Pakistan, Australia

Australia: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said enhanced defence ties between Pakistan and Australia will help boost their bilateral cooperation, especially in fields of education and investment in regional connectivity and trade. The Army Chief, who is on an official visit to Australia, said this during his meetings …

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Kashmiri people’s just struggle being met with state repression: Ambassador Khalid

BEIJING: While pledging continued political, moral and diplomatic support of Pakistan to the just struggle of Kashmiri people, Pakistan Ambassador to China, Masood Khalid has urged the world community to take note of serious human rights violations against Kashmiri people and raise their voice. “The just struggle of Kashmiri people …

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CPEC – an exemplary project for economic development in Pakistan: Dr Hongcai

BEIJING: Characterizing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) an exemplary pilot project for economic development in Pakistan, Dr Xu Hongcai, Chinese Deputy Chief Economist, Wednesday said achievements on diverse economic fronts had started taking place, lending credence to the overarching Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Presenting threadbare and comprehensive exposition on …

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India & Pakistan urged to open disputed territory to international investigators

Altaf Hamid Rao Geneva: Kashmiri human rights defenders from Azad and Indian-occupied territories urged India and Pakistan to open the disputed territory to international investigators. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein had made UN history of some sorts when he broke international silence a year ago and …

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Bangladesh plans to move reluctant Rohingya to remote island

DHAKA: Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled violence in Myanmar in search of refuge could be forced to make their new homes on a barren Bangladeshi island that floods every year. The Bangladesh government has appealed for international support to move the Rohingya to the island as the impoverished …

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OIC terms violence against Rohingya Muslims as ethnic cleansing

GENEVA: Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has termed violence against Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar as ethnic cleansing and crime against humanity and demanded cessation of violence and accountability. In a statement on behalf of the OIC at the 36th session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative …

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