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Moderator demands minorities election through direct vote

By Khurshid Ahmed ISLAMABAD: A Rawalpindi based Christian ‘Moderator’ of Presbyterian Church of Pakistan and human rights defender Amin Masih Khokhar has demanded the government to introduce direct voting for the members of parliament belonging to the minority communities in Pakistan. In a statement on Tuesday, he said there should …

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Moderator demands action against Shahbaz Gill for abusing Dr.Ramesh Kumar in live TV show

ISLAMABAD, March 22: A Rawalpindi based Christian ‘Moderator’ of Presbyterian Church of Pakistan and human rights defender Amin Masih Khokhar has demanded strict disciplinary action against the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill for verbally abusing and shouting at MNA and Chairman Pakistan Hindu …

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UNITED STATES AND PAKISTAN LAUNCH WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACTIVITY

Peshawar: The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today launched the Women’s Economic Empowerment Activity (WEEA). This five-year initiative supports the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to promote women’s social and economic empowerment through safe and dignified access to income opportunities, information, resources, and services. The WEEA …

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Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in a tragic train accident.

Islamabad: H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan on Monday expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in a tragic train accident in the district of Ghotki, Sindh, leaving scores of people dead and injured. In his condolence message, the Ambassador conveyed his heartfelt …

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Pakistan condemns attacks on vessels and oil-related infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

Islamabad: Pakistan strongly condemns today’s terrorist attacks on oil transport vessels in Jeddah and Al-Shuqaiq, and on petroleum distribution station in Jizan in Saudi Arabia. These attacks threaten peace and security of Saudi Arabia, as well as the region. We call for their immediate cessation. Pakistan reiterates its full support …

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