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Pakistani women are excelling in all fields: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times ) – Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said in his message regarding World Women’s Day on Thursday that Pakistan is proud to have made significant advances in empowering women politically, economically and socially, including through legislative, policy, institutional and administrative measures. Gender remains a cross cutting theme ...

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PM appoints Ali Jahangir Siddiqui as ambassador to US

ISLAMABAD ( Muslim Times) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday has appointed investment banking expert Ali Jahangir Siddiqui as Pakistan’s new ambassador to the United Sates. Ali Jahangir Siddiqui will replace Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry as Pakistan ambassador to the US after his retirement. Ali Jahangir is son of renowned ...

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COAS, Australian HC discuss matters of mutual interest at GHQ

RAWALPINDI (APP) — Australian High Commissioner Margaret Anne Adamson called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here Thursday at General Headquarters (GHQ). During the meeting, matters of mutual interest were discussed. The visiting dignitary acknowledged the sacrifices and achievements of Pakistan army against terrorism, ISPR said ...

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India’s all-women railway crew derail sexist attitudes

(AFP) – Mahima Dutt Sharma rolls her eyes when men make excuses to gawk at her inside the booth where she checks tickets at India’s only interstate train station run entirely by women. “Even though all the information is displayed on boards, they keep coming again and again with silly ...

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China: Outside forces trying to muddy regional waters

Muslim Times (Web Desk) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says his country has a strong resolve to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea despite attempts by external forces to “muddy the waters” in the disputed region. Wang made the comment during a press conference on the ...

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Pakistan approves exchange of Kashmir detainees with India

(AFP) – Pakistani authorities have endorsed a proposal from India on exchange of prisoners that could also cover detainees from the disputed Kashmir region. Pakistani Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Mohammad Faisal said on Wednesday that exchange of prisoners between the two neighboring countries would cover all those held by either side that fall ...

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