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PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s cabinet takes oath

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s 43-member cabinet was sworn-in by President Mamnoon Hussain at a ceremony on Friday morning. The new cabinet includes eight members from South Punjab, five each from Balochistan and Sindh, three from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one each from FATA and Islamabad. Sources said party MNAs Daniyal Aziz, Mir Dostain Domki,… read more »

China’s CPEC investment in Pakistan reaches $62 billion

Islamabad: China’s investment in its ambitious economic corridor project in Pakistan has reached $62 billion, jumping more than 34% from its initial investment of $46 billion, a top Pakistani official said on Wednesday. Sindh province governor Mohammad Zubair said China’s approved financing for several projects in Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has reached… read more »

China has handed a 600-ton patrol ship over to Pakistan

BEIJING: China has handed a 600-ton patrol ship over to Pakistan’s maritime safety authority in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, reported the Chinese newspaper People’s Daily. Among other things, the ship will be used to safeguard Pakistan’s maritime interests. The new ship, just the third of its kind, was built by China Shipbuilding Trading Company Ltd. (CSTC)… read more »

US acknowledges Pak Army’s contributions towards regional peace, stability

Source: GEO News RAWALPINDI: United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale has acknowledged Pakistan Army’s contributions towards peace and stability in the region. The US ambassador on Tuesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, according to the Inter Services Public Relations said in a statement. The two figures discussed matters… read more »

Tibetan wolf

Tibetan wolf is a subspecies of the grey wolf and found across Gilgit Baltistan region of Pakistan. It is present in considerable concentrations along the north of Pakistan some are even sighted inland as far as Islamabad Margala hills. It has shorter legs as compared to grey wolf and a bit smaller size. It is… read more »

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