Russia calls White House comments on talks ‘misguided’

Newswire Moscow: Russia this week lashed out at the White House comments that followed the bilateral security talks in Geneva. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova remarked: “Regarding the multiple misguided statements by the White House press secretary, it’s frankly regrettable that the US leadership is represented by people that are so clueless about the […]

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Pakistani growers set to get Basmati rice hybrid seeds with Chinese help

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistani growers are set to get hybrid seeds of the famous Basmati rice soon with the help of China, a prominent rice grower said. Shahzad Ali Malik, Chief Executive Officer of Guard Agri and Guard Group of Companies, maintained the Chinese scientists will help introduce hybrid basmati varieties with the same advantageous […]

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Pakistani and Chinese institutes sign agreement to initiate academic collaboration

China Economic Net Islamabad: Pakistani Islamabad Medical and Dental College (IMDC) and Anhui Medical University (AHMU) of Hefei Anhui have entered into an agreement to initiate academic collaboration. Managing Director IMDC, Yasir Khan Niazi and President AHMU Dr CaO YUN XIA signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations, said an official statement issued […]

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The Exhibition ‘NINGYO: Art and Beauty of Japanese Dolls’ inaugurated at the National Art Gallery

Newswire Islamabad: To kick start the 70th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Pakistan, the Embassy of Japan in Pakistan and the Japan Foundation in cooperation with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) are presenting a superb collection of Japanese dolls in an exhibition titled “NINGYO: Art and […]

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British High Commissioner appreciates Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace

Newswire Rawalpindi: The British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Christian Turner Friday called on a meeting with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters this week, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. According to the military’s media wing, Turner appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for peace, especially […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri meets Batul Fatima Gulani

Newswire Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week held a meeting with Ms Batul Fatima Gulani, a passionate community worker. “Good to receive Ms Batul Fatima Gulani, a passionate community worker. Inter-alia discussed her project – Compassionate Community Affairs Programme (CCAP),” the envoy tweeted. Batul Gulani is a professionally psychotherapist, a […]

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‘Some Australia cricketers won’t be comfortable touring Pakistan’

Sydney: Chief executive of the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA), Todd Greenberg, has admitted that some of the players won’t be willing to tour Pakistan. Greenberg also added that they will take advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian government before giving the nod for Pakistan tour. “There may be […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese says Italy supports Pakistan

Newswire Karachi: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that his country supports Pakistan as a friend. The envoy said Italy has been playing a pivotal role in Pakistan’s socio-economic development “Both the countries established diplomatic relations in 1948 and since then there have been frequent cordial bilateral contacts between Pakistan and Italy […]

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Empowering parliament is the key

Senator Rehman Malik Except at the time of formulating the constitution or the 18th amendment, which is also hanging at present as bone of contention between Federation and provinces, the parliament has never acted effectively in the larger interest of the public. It rather created space for the manipulation of elections, disfiguring its democratic face […]

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China, Russia won’t part ways, but will continue to meet challenges cooperatively

Global Times Ukrainian media outlet Obozrevatel published an article arguing China is “not happy with” Russia-led troops arriving in Kazakhstan and has been “hiding its irritation.” Despite how astonishing such rhetoric is, the article went on to say China has a strong tool to make Russians leave Kazakhstan – refusing Russian athletes to participate in […]

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Interior Ministry introduces mechanism to facilitate INGOs relief work in Afghanistan

Islamabad: The Ministry of Interior has introduced an elaborate mechanism to facilitate relief activities of international non-government organizations (INGOs) in Afghanistan. This was disclosed during the meeting of the Afghan Inter-Ministerial Coordination Cell (AICC) chaired by National Security Adviser Dr. Moeed Yusuf this week. The officials from the Ministry informed the meeting that the main […]

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Pakistan welcomes Iranian offer to waive off tariff on agri-products

Islamabad: Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam this week welcomed Iranian offer to waive off tariff on all agricultural exports to Iran and said that Pakistan has immense export potential in citrus fruits, rice, mangoes, onion, potatoes, fisheries and livestock. Speaking to Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan Syed Mohammad […]

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Napoli really worth a visit: Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo

Newswire Rome: Senior Italian diplomat Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo said this week that Napoli (Naples) is really worth a visit in Italy. “#Napoli is really worth a visit Italy,” he tweeted quoting a newswire story titled ‘Naples only Italy destination on CNN Travel wish list in 2022.’ Ambassador Pontecorvo said Napoli was a great destination for […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese endorses agreement between Pakistan Nova Group and Italian architect firm ARCHEA

Newswire Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week mutually endorsed an agreement between Pakistan Nova Group and Italian architect firm ARCHEA for technology transfer and knowledge sharing along with Pakistani ambassador to Italy Jauhar Saleem. Renowned real estate developers Pakistan Nova Group joined hands with Italian architect firm ARCHEA for technology transfer and […]

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Italy: Naples only Italy destination on CNN Travel wish list in 2022

Newswire Naples: Naples is the only Italian destination on the CNN Travel wish list of best places to go in 2022. The annual list of “dream destinations”, which includes national parks and remote islands, pays tribute to the “energetic vibes of booming Naples, the Italian birthplace of pizza.” Citing its ancient ruins beneath modern suburbs, […]

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Kevin Pietersen wants ‘franchise competition for red-ball cricket’ to raise England Test standards

Former England batter Kevin Pietersen believes that the ECB must create a first-class competition with a similar structure to the Hundred if the men’s Test team is to “return to its former glories”. Pietersen, an Ashes winner in 2005, 2009, 2010-11 and 2013, was part of Sky Sports’ commentary team for the inaugural edition of […]

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Italian Sports Car Maker Ferrari Inks Multi-Year Deal With Blockchain Firm Velas Network AG

Rome: The Italian luxury sports car manufacturer headquartered in Maranello, Italy, Ferrari has announced the firm is partnering with Velas Network AG, a firm that specializes in blockchain and non-fungible token (NFT) technology. On December 27, Ferrari the well known luxury sports car maker founded in 1939 by Enzo Ferrari revealed the firm is stepping […]

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