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Saudi Arabia to make ‘women only’ industry

Saudi Arabia to make ‘women only’ industry Saudi Arabia announced its intentions to build an all-female city in Hofuf to boost women´s employment. "I´m sure that women can demonstrate their efficiency in many aspects and clarify the industries that best suit their interests, nature and ability," authority Deputy Director General Saleh al-Rasheed says. The industrial […]

Medium of instruction… Urdu or English

The latest stance of the Punjab government on the medium of instruction is an instance of yet another ill-planned attempt to bring about broad based reforms in the education sector. Without considering that such reforms need proper strategies, they started working abruptly. There is no doubt that only trained and distinctive educationists can make strategies […]

Pakistan expresses concerns over deteriorating situation of Syria

Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmad Khan has said that Islamabad was concerned over the deteriorating situation in Syria and over the plight of Muslim community in Burma (Myanmar). While speaking to the media during a weekly briefing, he said that President Asif Ali Zardari had sent a letter to his Myanmar’s counterpart of the excesses […]

Pakistan opposes coercive actions in Syria

Voicing its opposition to any coercive measures in Syria, Pakistan said that it could worsen an already volatile situation in the troubled country. These remarks were made by Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar at a hurriedly called ministerial level consultative meeting on Syria which opened in Tehran, the capital of Iran. The meeting, held a […]

President Asif Ali Zardari to attend extraordinary OCI Summit in Saudi Arabia

President Asif Ali Zardari is going to attend an extraordinary summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) scheduled to be held in second week of August in Makkah, the city of Saudi Arabia. In order to discuss the current situation facing the Muslim world, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz invited leaders of Muslim countries […]

Prince Fahd of Saudi Arabia calls President Zardari

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia’s prince Fahad bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, who also happens to be the Governor of Tabuk, called President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday Evening. According to the sources, the call was made to convey Ramadan Greetings. Reciprocating the brotherly gesture, President Zardari also conveyed his best wishes on commencement of the Holy […]

Ramzan starts in Saudi Arabia

Ramzan starts in Saudi Arabia Muslims in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia would begin fasting today (Friday), as moon was sighted there on Thursday evening. However, the Muslim community in UK and USA is divided. Some people would start fasting from Friday while others would have first fast from Saturday. Whereas, Pakistan […]

Barack Obama appoints Richard G. Oslan as ambassador to Pakistan

US President Barack Obama has named Richard G. Oslan to be the ambassador to Pakistan, assigning task them to shape highly sensitive relationships after withdrawal of allied forces from Afghanistan. Oslan, who had served US ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is named envoy to Pakistan after incumbent Cameron Munter tendered his resignation from […]

PM Raja Ashraf meets President Zardari

Islamabad: (Tuesday, July 17, 2012) Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, who is back from his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, met President Asif Ali Zardari here today at the president house. According to the sources at the presidency, during the meeting, the PM and the President discussed matters pertinent to the changing political and deteriorating […]

PM Ashraf meets King Abdullah

Jeddah: (Monday, July 16, 2012) Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, who is visiting Saudi Arabia these days, called on Saudi Arabia King Shah Abdullah here today. During the meeting, the two dignitaries exchanged views on bilateral ties besides assessing the opportunities to boost the mutual ties further. According to Prime Minister secretariat, the PM Is […]

Crude goes down in Asia

Singapore: (Monday, July 16, 2012) After slight improvement in the week ending on Friday, the oil prices in the Asian markets are again witnessing a down turn trend. And this time, the main reason behind the decrease in oil prices is Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates decision to open crude pipelines bypassing the Strait […]

Pakistan U-22 off to Saudi Arabia after sensational win

The Green Shirts are set to take part in the U-22 AFC Qualifiers in Riyadh after a superb preparatory tour of Bahrain. Zavisa Milosavljevic’s men were able to draw with the Bahraini U-22’s before trouncing Al Hala Football Club 3-1. Confidence in the camp has never been higher and although they are pitted in a […]


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