Pakistan Launches a Project to Boost the Country’s Global Competitiveness for Foreign Investment

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Pakistan Board of Investment, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation and World Bank, and with the support from the United Kingdom government’s Prosperity Fund, launched a project to revive Pakistan’s global appeal as an attractive location for both local and foreign investment. The Pakistan Investment...

Malik, other Hurriyat leaders arrested in Srinagar

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested several resistance leaders and activists after subjecting them to brute force during a protest rally in Srinagar, today, against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, Aasifa Bano, in Heera Nagar area of Hindu-dominated Kathua district of Jammu region....

Under Green Pakistan Program 18 millions plants have been grown in one year”, Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mudshahidullah Khan

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Federal Minister for Climate Change attended the plantation ceremony as chief guest at Trail 3 Islamabad under Green Pakistan Program on its first anniversary. He planted a new tree and cut an align specie “Pakistan is included among countries having very less forest cover. Total ...

World urged to stop innocent killings in IOK

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership has said that the Kashmir liberation movement is a people’s movement and the oppressive measures by the authorities cannot deter Kashmiris from pursuing the path to freedom and resistance. The resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Miwaiz Umar Farooq...

Hindu organizations intensify anti-Rohingyas campaign in Jammu

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) In occupied Kashmir, extremist Hindu organizations are baying for the blood of Rohingya Muslim refugees more intensely after an attack on an Indian Army camp in Sunjwan area of Jammu on February 10 in which six Indian soldiers and four other persons were killed. The rightwing...

RSF demands release of IOK photojournalist Kamran

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) The Paris-based international media advocacy group, Reporters Without Borders (RSF – Reporters Sans Frontiers) has demanded immediate release of illegally detained Kashmiri photojournalist, Kamran Yousuf, who has been arrested by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) and is due to appear before a New Delhi court today...

European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) undertakes 2nd Biennial Review of EU’s GSP+ Scheme

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) A meeting of International Trade Committee (INTA) was held in Brussels at the European Parliament to discuss the 2nd Biennial Assessment Report of GSP+. The Parliament expressed satisfaction on the progress achieved by Pakistan in enacting new laws and developing new institutions for implementation of 27...

India warned against shifting of detainees to Jammu

India warned against shifting of detainees to Jammu
ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has warned the Indian authorities of serious consequences against the shifting of political prisoners from Srinagar Central Jail to the jails in Jammu. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar appealed...

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PASSES BILLS TO ESTABLISH ISLAMABAD HEALTH REGULATORY AUTHORITY AND GRANT UNIVERSITY STATUS TO HEALTH SERVICES ACADEMY- SAIRA AFZAL TARAR

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) The National Assembly today passed two important bills related to improving health status of residents of Islamabad and capacity building of health professionals. Congratulating her team on the occasion Federal Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar said private health sector was unregulated and there were no standard...

Killing of mentally challenged man widely denounced

ISALAMABAD(PRESS RELEASE) In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations including the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front have condemned the killing of a mentally-challenged elderly man, Syed Habibullah of Soibugh in Badgam, by Indian troops. The APHC in...