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    March 23 Pakistan Resolution Day Quotes

  • Aurat March to be held on March 8

    KARACHI: A collective of women from diverse affiliations, backgrounds and professions referring to themselves as ‘Hum Aurtein’ gathered at the Karachi Press Club on Monday to introduce and brief the media about the upcoming Aurat March to commemorate International Women’s Day...

    It was said that Aurat March is unique because it is a collective effort not led by a single group or organisation...

  • PPP to march in March against govt's economic policies, says Bilawal

    Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari announced that the party will organise a march against the government's economic policies which have burdened the people of the country...

    “This was not Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf’s (PTI) budget, it was the budget of the (PT)IMF [International Monetary Fund],” he said...

  • 1.5m participate in May Day march in Moscow

    MOSCOW: Almost a million and a half people turned out in central Moscow on Monday for the annual May Day parade, many more than in past years, Russian police said...

    Only 100,000 people took part in the annual Labour Day march in 2015 and 2016, police figures showed...

  • US protesters march against Trump presidency for fifth day

    Demonstrators in major US cities took to the streets on Sunday for a fifth straight day to protest President-elect Donald Trump, whose campaign manager said President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton should do more to support a peaceful transition...

    A few thousand joined a march at the south end of Manhattan's Central Park, beginning at a Trump property on Columbus Circle and walking toward the real estate mogul's skyscraper...

  • UNGA adopts Pakistan-sponsored resolution on self-determination

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN General Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution reaffirming that the universal realisation of the right of peoples to self-determination was a fundamental condition for the effective guarantee and observance of human rights...

    The resolution, co-sponsored by 75 countries was adopted without a vote in the 193-member Assembly’s Third Committee, which deals with social, humanitarian...

  • Yemen, UN resolution and Pakistan

    THIS is apropos a news report wherein the government is considering proposals to deploy Pakistan naval ships for inspection of Yemen-bound vessels (April 18)...

    This is being done to comply with the UN Security Council resolution...

  • Positive attitude raises hopes for resolution of Pakistan-India water dispute

    WASHINGTON: A constructive engagement between Pakistan and India during the recently held water talks in Washington has raised hopes for an amicable resolution of this dispute, according to diplomatic sources...

    An international expert, who closely monitors the Pakistan-India water talks, told Dawn this was the first time in many years that delegates “held a constructive discussion, instead of merely stating their official...

  • Use of veto hindered resolution of Kashmir dispute: Pakistan

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has said that the use of veto in the UN Security Council prevented a resolution of the longstanding dispute of Kashmir and hindered implementation of UN resolutions on the issue...

    Taking part in the inter-governmental negotiation process on Security Council reform, Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Ms Maleeha Lodhi reiterated the country’s opposition to adding new permanent members to the Council with or without a...

  • Pakistan calls for peaceful resolution to S. Arabia, Iran tensions

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday expressed serious concern over the recent escalation of tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran over the former's execution of a Shia cleric on terror charges, calling for a peaceful resolution of all issues, Radio Pakistan reported...

    In a statement, the Foreign Office said Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence and wants a solution to the current crisis since "terrorists benefit from differences...

  • US resolution calls for supporting democracy in Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: A resolution moved in the US Congress urges American lawmakers to reaffirm their support for strengthening the democratic process in Pakistan...

    The resolution, moved by Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, who co-chairs the Congressional Pakistan Caucus, and Representative Joe Pitts, also welcomes Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his official visit to the United States, which begins on Oct 20...

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