Giorgia Meloni: Italy’s far-right wins election and vows to govern for all

Paul Kirby Rome: Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni has claimed victory in Italy’s election, and is on course to become the country’s first female prime minister. Ms Meloni is widely expected to form Italy’s most right-wing government since World War Two. That will alarm much of Europe as Italy is the EU’s third-biggest economy. However, speaking […]

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Zong announces social contract in response to catastrophic floods

Newswire Islamabad: In response to one of the worst humanitarian disasters the country ever suffered, Zong 4G has announced a new social contract dedicated to providing relief to flood affectees and helping rebuild Pakistan. With a three-point agenda, the company has laid out its strategy to help rebuild Pakistan – #ZongStandsByPakistan Fully realizing its role […]

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CPHGC donates tents and ration bags to the people of Balochistan

Newswire Islamabad: China Power Hub Generation Company (Pvt.) Ltd. donated 100 waterproof tents and 100 ration bags with ready-to-cook food to the local administration of Hub town in aid of the people of Balochistan who are suffering the calamitous consequences of unusually heavy monsoon rains that has devastated the local communities. Each ration bag included […]

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PCJCCI donates RMB 225,000 to Pakistani flood affectees

Gwadar Pro Lahore: Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) this week donated Renminbi (RMB) 225,000 for the flood affectees in Pakistan. PCJCCI President Wang Zihai expressed in a virtual meeting solidarity with the flood affectees of Pakistan. Many Chinese companies participated in this flood relief drive, including China Shanghai Cooperation Organization Demonstration […]

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Japan will continue supporting Pakistan: Ambassador

Staff Writer Karachi: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Mitsuhiro Wada this week assured that his country will continue its support to Pakistan in various social and economic areas, especially in this very difficult situation emerging after the heavy rain and flood causing devastation in most areas of Pakistan. During his interactive meeting […]

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Sajid Hussain Turi agrees to increase Pak workforce in Azerbaijan

Islamabad: Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development of Pakistan Sajid Hussain Turi and Minister of Labor and Social Security of Azerbaijan Sahil Babayev this week agreed to increase the number of Pakistani workforce in Azerbaijan. In an online virtual meeting, both dignitaries discussed increasing bilateral relations, export of manpower and issues of mutual […]

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Hina Khar highlights Pakistan’s role in UN peacekeeping

Staff Writer Islamabad: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar while participating in the High-Level meeting on ‘Ensuring the success of Transitions in UN Peace Operations’, highlighted Pakistan’s key role in the most successful United Nations peacekeeping transitions, such as in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Burundi, and Timor-Leste. The meeting took place on the […]

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Marriyum says she is saddened over ‘toxic impact’ of Imran’s ‘politics of hate’

Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said this week that she was saddened over the ‘toxic impact of Imran Khan’s politics of hate’ and divisiveness on the society. Retweeting a tweet of senior journalist Syed Talat Hussain, she said she stayed and answered each and every question of by the PTI activists. But […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri concerned over devastation by floods in Pakistan

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week expressed concern over the devastation by floods in Pakistan. “As flood waters start to recede, we are seeing more & more images of devastation caused by climate change induced floods in Pakistan. Pics of destroyed apple orchards in Hannah Lake,” he tweeted with pictures […]

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Italy sees Pakistan as a valuable friend: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese has said that Italy sees Pakistan as a valuable friend. At a recent event, the envoy said Italy regarded Pakistan as a good friend and reliable partner. “Italy and Pakistan have commonalities of views and the broad range of regional and international issues since both […]

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New Zealand should set an example to stand up against the so-called China threat narrative: NZ scholar

Global Times “New Zealand should set an example to other Western countries to maintain a non-aligned foreign policy,” said Dave Bromwich (Bromwich), former president of the New Zealand China Friendship Society (NZCFS). Bromwich has been long working to promote a sincere New Zealand-China relationship and promote mutual understanding and friendship between peoples of the two […]

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Delegates of many countries waiting for Chinese delegation shows general aspiration

Global Times As the general debate of the 77th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly kick-started this week, relevant diplomatic activities have also been intensively conducted in New York. The General Assembly convenes annually but it has appeared to be particularly special this year. At such a historic juncture when geopolitical competition is […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese, Italian govt play positive role for flood relief in Pakistan

Staff Writer Islamabad: Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese and his Italian government have played a positive role regarding flood relief work in Pakistan. Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese and the Italian diplomatic missions in Pakistan immediately took action with the Italian Government and, at the same time, made an appeal for prompt humanitarian help […]

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Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani meets FBR Chairman, mutual matters discussed

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Pakistan Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, met Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Asim Ahmad this week. During the meeting, Pakistan assured Qatar of extending tax incentives and cooperation to Qatari businessmen investing in the country. Matters of mutual concern pertaining to cooperation in […]

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SCO en-route to promising future with Shanghai Spirit as guide

Xinhua Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping this week attended the 22nd meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), during which he delivered a keynote speech. His words summarized the successful experience of SCO’s growth, emphasized upholding the Shanghai Spirit, strengthening solidarity and cooperation, and promoting the building of […]

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Bilawal Bhutto, Wang Yi share views on bilateral ties, multilateral cooperation

Staff Writer New York: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi here this week and discussed matters of mutual interest and bilateral ties. During the meeting that took place on the sidelines of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the two sides had a comprehensive […]

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Central committee of Chinese Communist Party sends food packs for flood victims

Staff Writer Islamabad: The International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (ID-CPC), through the embassy of China in Pakistan, has donated food pack assistance to the flood-affected people of Balochistan through national and regional level political parties. The ID-CPC noted that Pakistani people were facing a disastrous situation due to […]

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Chinese Zonergy Corporation donates to PM’s Flood Relief Fund

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: China’s Zonergy Corporation this week presented a donation cheque for Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s Flood Relief Fund. The Zonergy delegation, led by its Chief Executive Richard J. Guo, held a meeting with PM Shehbaz Sharif. Minister for board of Investment Chaudhry Salik Hussain, Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Energy […]

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63 projects with $ 35.2 billion investment scheduled to be completed by 2030 under CPEC: Report

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: At least 63 projects with an investment of US$ 35.2 billion are scheduled to be completed by 2030 under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said a report released by the China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Ltd. (CSAIL). The report mentioned that 27 projects worth US$ 19 billion has already been […]

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Government, people of Japan stand by Pakistan in this hour of difficulty: Ambassador

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman this week apprised the Japanese Ambassador Mitsuhiro Wada of the current relief efforts, the devastation wreaked by the floods throughout the country and the situation of assistance required for recovery, reconstruction for the flood-affected areas and population. The ambassador who had called on her […]

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