Daily Archives: September 1, 2023

Pakistanis Protest Surge in Electricity Bills

Pakistanis are angry about a sudden increase in their electricity bills. In daily protests that began in late August, people are demanding the government take back the new charges that have made electricity almost unaffordable for many. VOA’s Pakistan ...

PM Kakar calls for enhancing cooperation with UK in diverse sectors

Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has stressed the need to enhance cooperation between Pakistan and the United Kingdom in trade and investment, climate change and education.He said this while talking to British High Commissioner Ms. Jane Marriott, wh...

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Briefing session for resident Diplomatic Missions held at Foreign Office, Islamabad

A briefing session for the resident Diplomatic Missions in Islamabad on the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) was convened by the Foreign Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday.Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Govern...

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PAF releases short documentary in connection with September 1965 war

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has released a short documentary on the courage and bravery of Pakistan Air Force soldiers in connection with the September 1965 war, in which the air battle that took place on 1st September 1965, has

New US Consul General assumes charge in Peshawar

Senior US Foreign Service Officer, Shante Moore has assumed responsibility as the Consul General at the United States Consulate General in Peshawar.Consul General Moore joined the State Department in year 2000 and besides other countries he has also s...


Sindh: Dr Saad Khalid rejects rumours of suspected cases of Mpox disease

Sindh Caretaker Health Minister Dr Saad Khalid Niaz has categorically rejected the rumors of the suspected cases of Monkeypox disease in the province.In this connection, he stated that the results of initial diagnostic report of three suspected people...

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Jamal Shah inaugurates week-long Pakistan Defence Day cultural activities

Caretaker Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture Jamal Shah has formally inaugurated a week-long cultural activity being organized in connection with Pakistan Defence Day to be observed on Wednesday.In this regard, a special exhibition of ...

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Nine soldiers martyred in Bannu suicide attack

Nine soldiers have been martyred while five others injured in a suicide blast in Jani Khel, Bannu.According to ISPR, a Motorcycle borne suicide bomber exploded himself on a military convoy.The area has been cordoned off by security forces and