CPEC. Pakistan and China on Monday began first trade activities

CPEC. Pakistan and China on Monday began first trade activities
GILGIT ( MEDIA REPORT ) Pakistan and China on Monday began first trade activities under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project (CPEC). At least a hundred Chinese containers arrived at the Sust port after getting permission from customs and an inaugural ceremony was held at the port a day earlier,...

Pervez Rashid should have told the reporter to not run the ‘baseless’ story. Ch Nisar

Pervez Rashid should have told the reporter to not run the ‘baseless’ story. Ch Nisar
ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Explaining government’s point of view on sacking of Pervez Rashid as Information Minister, Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ahmed on Sunday said that being the minister, he should have told the reporter to not run the ‘baseless’ story. “Pervez Rashid must have told the journalist...

PM Nawaz Sharif has taken back the Ministry of Information from Pervaiz Rashid.

PM Nawaz Sharif has taken back the Ministry of Information from Pervaiz Rashid.
ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken back the Ministry of Information from Senator Pervaiz Rashid. His removal is followed by a probe by security agencies into the leaked story published in Dawn that gave details of a top secret civil-military meeting earlier this month....

Chairman postpones visit to Cuba, summons Senate on 4th November

Chairman postpones visit to Cuba, summons Senate on 4th November
ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Mian Raza Rabbani, Chairman, Senate of Pakistan, was to proceed to Havana, Cuba on 29-10-2016 at the invitation of Esteban Lazo Hernandez, President of the National Assembly of People’s Power, Cuba. The Chairman Senate, was accompanied by a delegation consisting of, Senators Mushahid Hussain...

Indian Consulate Closed Down in Fear of Kashmiri Delegation

Indian Consulate Closed Down in Fear of Kashmiri Delegation
Birmingham ( PRESS RELEASE ) Indian Consulate in Birmingham closed down for over two hours in fear of Kashmiris delegation who went to hand over communication addressed for Indian Prime Minister to remind him of 69th anniversary of Indian occupation of Jammu Kashmir.   Najib Afsar stated that normal procedures...

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in Quetta,

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in Quetta,
LAHORE (MEDIA REPORT ) Militant group Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in Quetta, in which masked gunmen killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 100. The attack was carried out by “Islamic State fighters”, the group’s Amaq news agency...

CPNE urges Govt. to withdraw decision of putting Dawn staffer name on ECL

CPNE urges Govt. to withdraw decision of putting Dawn staffer name on ECL
LAHORE () The President of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), Zia Shahid, and its Secretary General, Aijazul Haq have demanded that the Government withdraw its decision of putting the name of Dawn staffer Cyril Almeida on the Exit Control List (ECL). In a joint statement, they said that...

USAID Celebrates Pakistan’s Teachers on World Teachers’ Day

USAID Celebrates Pakistan’s Teachers on World Teachers’ Day
ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Today, the United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is celebrating World Teachers’ Day.  In Pakistan, the day is known as ‘Salam Teachers’ Day’, which fosters awareness, understanding, and appreciation for the vital contribution teachers make to education and development....

Pakistan is closing airspace over Karachi and Lahore for Indian flights

Pakistan is closing airspace over Karachi and Lahore for Indian flights
ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) In tit-for-tat move for India, Pakistan is closing airspace over Karachi and Lahore for Indian flights citing operational reasons. Starting October 8, airspace over Karachi and Lahore will remain closed for 18 hours a day, for 13 days, a notice issued by Pakistan said. The reason...