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Transport Canada Aviation Security Inspectors Commened PCAA airport’s security protocols, terming them in line with international standards and best practices
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Transport Canada Aviation Security Inspectors Commened PCAA airport’s security protocols, terming them in line with international standards and best practices

Transport Canada Aviation Security Inspectors Commened PCAA airport's security protocols, terming them in line with international standards and best practices The Transport Canada Aviation Security Inspectors Commened PCAA airport's security protocols, terming them in line with international standards and best practices. The four-day aviation security assessment of JIAP, Karachi, conducted by the Transport Canada Assessment Team, was completed today on July 18, 2024. Transportation Security Inspectors Ms. Barbara Durette and Mr. Abdel Tahir led the assessment, hosted by PCAA and overseen by Director Avsec, Air Commodore (Retd.) Shahid Qadir. Various security measures were evaluated, including passenger and baggage screening, perimeter protection, cargo, and catering security, as we...
(CAMEA) at (ISSI) organized an event to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day
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(CAMEA) at (ISSI) organized an event to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day

(CAMEA) at (ISSI) organized an event to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day The Centre for Afghanistan Middle East and Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized an event to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day. The event was moderated by Ms. Amina Khan, Director CAMEA. The speakers on the occasion included Ambassador Sohail Mahmood, Director General ISSI; Mr.Philip Riley, Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Pakistan; Mr. Aftab Hassan Khan, High Commissioner of Pakistan to South Africa; and Ambassador Khalid Mahmood, Chairman BoG, ISSI. In his remarks, Ambassador Sohail Mahmood described Nelson Mandela as one of the most iconic figures of our times, whose epic struggle against apartheid and relentless efforts for equality,...
97th Anniversary of the founding of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China was hosted at GHQ
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97th Anniversary of the founding of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China was hosted at GHQ

97th Anniversary of the founding of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China was hosted at GHQ His Excellency Mr. Jiang Zaidong Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Pakistan was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Major General Wang Zhong, Defence Attaché, Chinese Embassy officials & Officers from tri-services of Pakistan attended the event. General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) while welcoming the Chinese guests, congratulated the PLA and praised PLA’s contribution to Chinese defence, security and nation development. He further added that “Pakistan-China relations are exceptional and have always weathered the vicissitudes of strategic environment with mutual trust and unwavering belief in each other's support”. “Relations between Pakistan Army ...
Experts at ISSI Roundtable recommend ‘strategic patience’ on Pakistan-India relations
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Experts at ISSI Roundtable recommend ‘strategic patience’ on Pakistan-India relations

Experts at ISSI Roundtable recommend ‘strategic patience’ on Pakistan-India relations To analyse the possible future policy approach of India under the third term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and consider policy options for Pakistan, the India Study Centre (ISC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI), organised a roundtable titled “Modi 3.0 – What to Expect Regarding Pakistan-India Relations?” The Roundtable was attended by senior diplomats, academics, heads of think-tanks, journalists, and area specialists. The panellists had the consensus view that at the moment, given the developments in post-election India and the dynamics of BJP-led NDA government, no major breakthrough was expected as far as relations between India and Pakistan were concerned. They noted...
USAID’s Building Healthy Families project explores data-driven family planning investments in a panel discussion to commemorate World Population Day
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USAID’s Building Healthy Families project explores data-driven family planning investments in a panel discussion to commemorate World Population Day

The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Building Healthy Families (BHF) project in collaboration with the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordinationconducted a stimulating panel discussion in Islamabad to commemorate World Population Day. The panelists explored the critical role of data in informing investments for family planning initiatives, in sync with the theme of World Population Day 2024, “Embracing the power of inclusive data towards a resilient and equitable future for all.” The discussion featured prominent experts Dr. Luay Shabaneh, Representative to Pakistan, UNFPA Dr. Malik Mukhtar Ahmad Bharath, Coordinator to PM on Health, M/o NHSRC Dr. Zeba Satthar, Country Director, Population Council Dr. Syed Azizur Rab, Chief Executive Offic...
US Ambassador Donald Bloom arrived at the Ministry of Interior
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US Ambassador Donald Bloom arrived at the Ministry of Interior

US Ambassador Donald Bloom arrived at the Ministry of Interior US Ambassador Donald Bloom arrived at the Ministry of Interior. Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi welcomed US Ambassador Donald Bloom. There was an Important meeting of American Ambassador Donald Bloom with Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi. Discussion on Pakistan-US relations and issues of mutual interest. In the meeting, it was agreed to increase cooperation in the fields of anti-terrorism, anti-narcotics and security. A joint Law Enforcement Dialogue will be held in October. Mohsin Naqvi said US cooperation is of utmost importance in enhancing the capacity of law enforcement agencies. Mohsin Naqvi said Ministry of Interior will provide full support in making mutual relations more stable. In a recent visit t...
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Faisal Karim Kundi visited the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and met Chinese Ambassador Mr. Jiang Zaidong
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Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Faisal Karim Kundi visited the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and met Chinese Ambassador Mr. Jiang Zaidong

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Faisal Karim Kundi visited the Embassy of the People's Republic of China and met Chinese Ambassador Jiang Zaidong. The leadership of Pakistan People's Party entrusted a young and dynamic person like you with the important constitutional responsibility of the governor. There is a big burden on your shoulders. You are doing good work for the rights of the province, the visit of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to China was very successful, it will improve the relations between the two countries. The relationship is so strong that no one can break it. The role played by China for the development of Pakistan is commendable. It is very important to extend the CPEC route beyond Dera Ismail Khan to Balochistan so that the purpose for which this project is achieved. T...