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  • Pakistan's UN representative asks Swiss authorities to take action against 'Free Balochistan' posters

    Ambassador Farukh Amil, the permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN), has written to the Swiss authorities to take action against “Free Balochistan” posters that have appeared in Geneva...

    In a letter, written to Ambassador and Permanent UN Representative Valentin Zellweger on September 6 — a copy of which is available with DawnNews, Amil said that the posters that appeared in the area around Rue de Ferney of...

  • New permanent seats in UNSC won’t make it more representative: Pakistan

    NEW YORK: Reiterating its firm opposition to expanding the United Nations Security Council’s permanent members, Pakistan has questioned how adding new permanent seats to the 15-member body could enhance its representativeness and effectiveness...

    Speaking in the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform, Pakistan’s Permanent to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said no cogent answer has ever been given to how the move...

  • US to keep special representative’s office, at least for now

    WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has appointed an acting special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, redressing speculations that it was abolishing the office established during former president Barack Obama’s first term...

    The special representative coordinates US policies for Pakistan and Afghanistan, working directly with the two governments and with Washington’s Nato allies...

  • PBC calls representative convention on May 5

    The executive committee of the PBC, at a meeting on Saturday, decided to convene a representative convention of lawyers on May 5 in the aftermath of the April 20 Supreme Court judgement in the Panama Papers case...

    “The representative meeting of lawyers will chalk out a line of action to give a direction to the lawyers’ bodies,” PBC vice chairman Ahsan Bhoon told Dawn...

  • JI representative gunned down in Bannu

    Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) local leader Malik Tufail was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Bannu on Sunday morning, police said...

    Tufail was killed when unknown assailants on a motorcycle opened fire at him in Bannu's Mughalkhel area, in the jurisdiction of Garorwala police station, police added
  • World Bank-funded projects hit by corruption, representative told

    HYDERABAD: A World Bank (WB) representative, Hans Jansen, called on growers’ leaders at the office of the Sindh Chamber of Agriculture to discuss with them various projects funded by the bank in Sindh, according to a press release issued by the SCA here on Thursday...

    They told the WB representative that they (farmers), the agriculture economy and agriculture sector did not get any benefit from these projects...

  • Bahria Town representative’s absence irks commission; matter sent to SC

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation in Sindh on Friday expressed displeasure with Bahria Town over non-appearance of its representative in a matter about water issues at its housing scheme in Karachi and decided to send the matter to the Supreme Court...

    It may be recalled that on Oct 27, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar while heading a three-judge bench at the apex court’s Karachi registry...

  • Turkey court acquits RSF representative of 'terror propaganda'

    An Istanbul court on Wednesday acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and two other campaigners on charges of making "terror propaganda" for Kurdish militants, an AFP correspondent said...

    Spectators in the courtroom erupted into applause after the acquittals of RSF representative Erol Onderoglu, rights activist Sebnem Korur Fincanci and journalist Ahmet Nesin...

  • IMF representative visits Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    LAHORE: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative Teresa Daban Sanchez on Thursday visited the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to discuss various issues related to economy, revenue collection, inflation, mark-up, trade deficit, agriculture and other sectors...

    “Actually Pakistan is in a challenging economic state-of-affairs and it would have to carry out essential reforms in order to bring a drastic...

  • S. Arabia appoints princess as Unesco representative

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has named Princess Haifa Al-Mogrin as its representative to Unesco, a rare female appointment to an international body, as the ultra-conservative country works to revamp its image...

    “King Salman has approved the delegation of Prince Haifa as permanent representative to Unesco,” the United Nation’s cultural agency, the official Saudi Press Agency said on Wednesday...

  • Shibli Faraz calls Bilawal a representative of elite

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday promptly reacted on Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s remarks against Prime Minister Imran Khan with Information Minister Shibli Faraz calling the opposition party’s chairman a “representative of elite”, having no connection with labourers and workers...

  • Javed Jabbar’s nomination as Balochistan representative to NFC criticised

    QUETTA: Independent member of the National Assembly from Gwadar-Lasbela Mohammad Aslam Bhootani has criticised nomination of former senator Javed Jabbar as a member of the National Finance Commission (NFC) representing the Balochistan government in the commission and said he would challenge the appointment in a court of law...

    Talking to reporters here on Thursday, he expressed surprise over the appointment of Mr Jabbar by Balochistan...
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