Bhutto’s execution benefited Zia, violated justice: SC

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued a detailed opinion on the presidential reference regarding the execution of former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, acknowledging that an innocent person was hanged without a transparent trial. Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa penned the 48-page opinion, with additional notes provided by Justice Sardar Tariq […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri congratulates Pakistani cadet Afaq Mashwani on securing Maj Gen Finley Award 2024

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week congratulated Pakistani cadet Afaq Mashwani on securing Maj Gen Finley Award 2024 upon completing his training at Royal Military College of Australia. “Pakistani cadet Afaq Mashwani has secured Maj Gen Finley Award 2024 upon completing his training at Royal Military College of Australia. The […]

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Kazakh screenwriter contributes to China-Kazakhstan friendship through artworks

Qu Song and Zhang Xiaodong Beijing: “Friendship and mutual trust are particularly important in a world that is undergoing changes unseen in a century, which further highlights the significance of the movie The Composer,” said Sabit Kurmanbekov, an art director of the movie and a screenwriter from Kazakhstan, during a recent interview with People’s Daily. […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri felicitates Israr Kakar on becoming President of prestigious Oxford Union

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week felicitated Israr Kakar, an Oxford University student from Balochistan, on becoming the President of the prestigious Oxford Union. “Congratulations @IkIsrar on becoming the President of Oxford Union. Kakar is the third Pakistani and first student hailing from Balochistan to achieve this honour,” the envoy […]

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Umar Rehman Malik pays tribute to Zulfikar Ali Bhutto for making defence invincible

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Umar Rehman Malik this week paid tribute to PPP founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto for making the country’s defence invincible. “Today, we commemorate Pakistan’s achievement of becoming a peaceful nuclear power. This milestone reflects the visionary leadership of Shaheed #ZulfiqarAliBhutto. We honor all who contributed to this national […]

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High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri offers condolences to the government, people of Iran

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week offered condolences to the government and people of Iran over the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and others in a helicopter crash. “Called on H.E. Ahmad Sadeghi @ahmad87051 Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran to Australia to convey our condolences and sympathies. […]

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President Zardari confers military awards upon 42 officers

Liaquat Ali Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari this week conferred insignias of military awards upon 42 officers of Pakistan armed forces for rendering meritorious services for defence of the motherlandThe Presidential Investiture ceremony was held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in connection with Pakistan Day and was attended by senior officers of Pakistan armed forces, government officials […]

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Umar Rehman Malik celebrates Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s birthday

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Umar Rehman Malik this week celebrated the birthday of PPP founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto – a former Prime Minister. “Happy birthday to the great charismatic Quaid-e-Awam Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto – a brilliant diplomat, defence strategist, architect of the country’s nuclear program, and leader of world leaders,” […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese’s connection with Pakistan not merely diplomatic but personal journey

Celina Ali Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese’s odyssey in Pakistan unfolded as a rich tapestry interwoven with cultural appreciation, diplomatic acumen, and heartfelt compassion. His connection with Pakistan was not merely diplomatic but a personal journey of understanding and collaboration. The Ambassador’s commitment transcended ceremonial events. The inauguration of the Italy-Pakistan Textile Technology […]

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Ethiopian embassy unveils ‘Medemer Generation’ book of PM Abiy Ahmed in Pakistan

Celina Ali Islamabad: The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Islamic Republic of Pakistan this week unveiled the “Medemer Generation” book authored by Dr. Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister of FDR Ethiopia that embodies an idea, philosophy and a framework for nation building through synergy and alignment of all resources. Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry, […]

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Japan recognizes Imtiaz Ahmad’s outstanding contributions with imperial decoration

Celina Ali Islamabad: The Government of Japan has conferred the 2023 Spring Imperial Decorations, “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star” on Imtiaz Ahmad, former Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Japan in recognition of his significant contribution towards strengthening friendship, cultural and economic relations and mutual understanding between Japan […]

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“People’s Princess” still lives

Abida Shaheen London: August 31st, signifies the 26th commemoration of the tragic passing of Princess Diana, a day that continues to evoke a profound sense of sorrow and memory worldwide. Princess Diana, renowned as the “People’s Princess,” endeared herself to millions through her elegance, empathy, and unwavering commitment to charitable endeavors. Her untimely demise in […]

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Ethiopian Envoy receives National Peace Award

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: The National Peace and Justice Council (NPJC) has honoured the Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Pakistan, Jemal Beker Abdula, with the National Peace Award for his dedicated efforts in laying the foundation and fostering closer ties between the two brotherly nations. The award ceremony took place during the […]

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Ali Rehman Malik, Umar Rehman Malik pay heartfelt tribute to Benazir Bhutto

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: Ali Rehman Malik and Umar Rehman Malik, sons of Pakistan’s longest serving Interior Minister Rehman Malik (late), this week paid a heartfelt tribute to the (late) Benazir Bhutto on what would have been her 70th birthday. Prominent individuals from politics, journalism, the charitable sector and media have been expressing their thoughts about […]

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British-Pakistani diplomat Fouzia Younis included in King’s Birthday Honours list

Celina Ali Islamabad: Fouzia Younis, a British-Pakistani diplomat was this week recognised in the first King’s Birthday Honours List 2023 for her services to the UK’s foreign policy in Pakistan. Younis, who is currently serving as the first-ever British-Muslim Consul General in Toronto, has earlier worked at the British High Commission in Islamabad as the […]

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Ali Rehman Malik, Umar Rehman Malik miss legendary father on an emotional Father’s Day

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: Ali Rehman Malik and Umar Rehman Malik this week missed their father as they marked an emotional Father’s Day. “Missing our father today. #FathersDay,” tweeted Ali Rehman, expressing his own and his family’s sentiments. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s Senator and former interior minister Rehman Malik passed away at the age of 70, […]

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The life of Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi, (born September 29, 1936, Milan, Italy—died June 12, 2023, Milan), Italian media tycoon who served three times as prime minister of Italy (1994, 2001–06, and 2008–11). Early life and first term as prime ministerAfter graduating from the University of Milan with a degree in law, Berlusconi became a real-estate developer, amassing a considerable […]

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Umar Rehman Malik greets Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on re-election

Abdullah Jan Islamabad: Prominent financial expert Umar Rehman Malik this week greeted Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election. “Congratulations to H.E @RTErdogan on his election as President. Best wishes happiness, peace and prosperity for the people of Republic of Türkiye. Bilateral brotherly relations between Pakistan and Turkiye will continue to be strengthened under President […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Syed Zafar Hussain Shah

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week presented Lifetime Achievement Award to Syed Zafar Hussain Shah. “Honoured to present Lifetime Achievement Award to Syed Zafar Hussain Shah at Pakistan Association of Australia’s annual event. Mr Shah has served the Pakistani Australian Community with distinction for over three decades,” the envoy tweeted. […]

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UK-based Pakistani family distributes charity worth over £0.5 million in homeland

London: In a heart-warming act of generosity, a United Kingdom-based Pakistani family has distributed over £500,000 in the last five years to white-collar destitute individuals in Pakistan. The family includes Abid Hussain, the father; Rukhsana Shaheen, the mother; and two daughters — all of whom carry out this gigantic task of locating the needy by […]

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Umar Rehman Malik visits Pakistan Sweet Home Cadet College

Staff Writer Islamabad: Prominent financial expert Umar Rehman Malik this week visited the Pakistan Sweet Home Cadet College. “Delighted to visit Pakistan Sweet Home Cadet College, which is serving the orphans of Pakistan to make them responsible citizens under the patronage Zumard Khan sb. Very impressed by the well disciplined and wonderful reception,” he tweeted. […]

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Indonesian cyclists en route to Makkah reache Pakistan

Staff Writer Islamabad: Two Indonesian cyclists, Asid Kusuma Atmaja and Yunus started their long-awaited spiritual journey to Makkah on bicycles from Indonesia in August 2022 to spread the message of peace, tolerance, and kindness. After traveling with bicycles across five countries; Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore, and Bangladesh, they took a flight to Pakistan. In Pakistan, […]

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