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International Judicial Conference begins in Islamabad today

September 24, 2022 |

Two-day International judicial conference begins at Supreme Court in Islamabad today (Friday) under the auspices of Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan.   The theme of the conference is ”Administration of Justice: 75 Years – Reflecting on the past and looking towards the future”. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Atta Bandial will chair the inaugural […]

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Bill Gates reiterates support, partnership with flood-hit Pakistan

September 24, 2022 |

Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has reiterated the Foundation’s continuous support and partnership with Pakistan during this challenging time. In his meeting with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in New York, he affirmed that the Gates Foundation will continue its current support including the disaster relief efforts in flood-affected areas of […]

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FM calls for making collective efforts to mitigate adverse impacts of climate change

September 24, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has stressed that collective efforts at global level are required to mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change. Addressing the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, he said being the 8th most vulnerable country to climate change, Pakistan is facing the cataclysmic consequences of climate change despite minuscule contribution […]

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Prime Minister to address 77th session of UNGA today

September 24, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will address the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York today (Friday). In his address, the Prime Minister will highlight the massive devastation left behind by the deadly climate-induced floods. Later on, he will hold a bilateral meeting with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte and will attend […]

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COAS visits flood affected areas of Badin

September 23, 2022 |

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited flood affected areas of Badin on Friday. According to the ISPR, the COAS spent time with flood affected people in relief and medical camps and also met Army troops busy in rescue & relief activities in Malkani Sharif, district Badin. Later, COAS was flown for aerial reconnaissance of […]

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FM urges int’l community to provide adequate assistance to climate-hit countries

September 23, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has urged the international community to provide urgent and adequate assistance to countries suffering from the impact of climate change. Addressing G77 and China annual meeting of Foreign Ministers in New York on Friday, he said Pakistan has suffered massively by floods global warming in the wake of devastating floods. […]

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CJP urges legislature, executive, state organs to play role to uphold rule of law, supremacy of constitution

September 23, 2022 |

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial has urged the legislature, the executive, and other state organs to play their role to uphold rule of law and supremacy of constitution in the country. Addressing the 9th international judicial conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said the judiciary alone cannot pursue these ideals single handedly.  […]

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PM’s Strategic Reforms organizes virtual workshop on prevention, reporting of cyberbullying against women

September 23, 2022 |

A women forum for awareness and earliest resolution of cybercrime cases will be created under the supervision of Prime Minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). This was assured at a virtual workshop organized by Prime Minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit in collaboration with FIA for supporting and facilitating women in reporting the abusive […]

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Bill Gates reiterates support, partnership with flood-hit Pakistan

September 22, 2022 |

Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has reiterated the Foundation’s continuous support and partnership with Pakistan during this challenging time. In his meeting with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in New York, he affirmed that the Gates Foundation will continue its current support including the disaster relief efforts in flood-affected areas of […]

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EU will come forward with new humanitarian aid for flood affected people: Ursula

September 22, 2022 |

President of the European Union Commission Ursula von der Leyen says the European Union will come forward with new humanitarian aid in coming weeks to support the flood affected people of Pakistan. She stated this in a tweet after a meeting with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on the sidelines of the 77th session of the […]

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Pakistan calls for global dialogue to counter Islamophobia as state policy

September 21, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has called for convening a global dialogue on countering Islamophobia as a state policy. Addressing High Level Meeting on Effective Promotion of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities in New York on Wednesday, he asked United Nations to formulate an […]

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US reiterates support to Pakistan at testing times: Blinken

September 21, 2022 |

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at the UN General Assembly. Anthony Blinken expressed sympathy for the flood victims. He assured that the US will stand with Pakistan at this difficult time. Source: Radio Pakistan

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