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Islamabad: November 5, 2016.

A high level committee constituted by Prime Minister to Investigate causes leading to fire incident of oil tanker at Gaddani held its first meeting at Karachi. The 7 member committee headed by Minister for Defence Production Mr Rana Tanveer Hussain pro…

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Dr. Sania Nishtar outlines her vision for World Health Organization at Chatham House London: November 6, 2016

Dr. Sania Nishtar, Pakistan’s candidate for the Director General World HealthOrganization (WHO), presented her vision and plan for the WHO at a forum hostedby the Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, in London on03 November 2016…

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Ministry and Pakistan Missions Abroad organize Pakistani Food Festivals in Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia 22 October- 10 November, 2016

A week-long food festival activities were organised in Pakistan’s Mission in Morocco in the cities of Rabat, Casablanca and Tangier. The event evinced an overwhelming response, and was attended by a large number of participants including the local parliamentarians, diplomats, businessmen, journalists, members of think tanks and the resident Pakistani community. The guests highly appreciated […]

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Group Says Flimsy Evidence Used to Hold Afghans in Guantanamo for Years

ISLAMABAD —  An Afghanistan-based independent research group says unsubstantiated evidence and “fantastical allegations” led to years of detention for eight Afghan men at the U.S.-run prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In a report released Thursday based on publicly available U.S. military and court documents, the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN) said it focused on examining the […]