Pakistan Observer


Drama launched at colourful musical gala

Islamabad—One should not shy away from discussing parenting and issues of growing up children. This is the major theme of the drama serial ‘Kis Se Kahoon’ to be aired on December 7 by PTV Home. A large number of showbiz personalities, media persons and general public attended the colourful launching ceremony of the drama. Addressing the ceremony, veteran director and scrip writer of the play Shahid Nadeem said a healthy and confident generation can tackle all the sensitive issues pertaining to questions relating to growing age and women issues. ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

Naval chiefs of Pak, Indonesia discuss avenues of cooperation

Islamabad—Chief of the Indonesian Navy Admiral Dr Marsetio called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah here Wednesday and discussed various avenues of cooperation between the two navies. The Indonesian Naval Chief, who is on an official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Admiral Zakaullah, also held a detailed discussion on professional matters with his counterpart. ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

IHC office demands copy of notification

Islamabad—Islamabad High Court (IHC) Registrar Office on Wednesday raised objections over a petition filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) challenging imposition of Section 144 in by the district administration. Since the start of Muharram-ul-Haram the district administration is keeping the section 144 intact, says the petitioner. ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

Child’s eye restored at Al-Shifa

Islamabad—Ophthalmologists at a leading eye-care hospital restored eye and vision of a seven month old child who badly injured his eye in an accident. Seven month old Amash, the only son of a labourer Tanveer Akhtar, belonging to a poor village of District Attock, sustained a serious eye injury when he accidently fell on the ground. His father immediately took his crying son with bleeding eye to Attock city where doctor of a private clinic advised him to take his son to Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi. ... Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Details

Silk Road to enhance Pak-China collaboration, communication

Islamabad—Deputy Education Minister, China, Mr Chen Shun on Tuesday said the proposal to establish ‘Silk Road’ by Chinese President Xi Jinping would enhance cooperation, communication, exchanges and collaborations among Pakistan, China and other neighbouring countries. ... Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Details

Millennials as Promoters of Peace, globalized harmony to encounter terrorism

Islamabad—The Millennial Model United Nation 2014 was officially declared open at the Roots Millennium Campus I/9-3, Islamabad on Tuesday, November 25th 2014. More than 1200 students from across Pakistan participated in this mega event. The MMUN 2014 is the outcome of the aspirant students of Roots College International Millennium Campus I-9/3, Islamabad. ... Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Details

Tributes paid to an ‘icon of community mobilization’

Islamabad—Glowing tributes were paid to the living legend of our times, Shoaib Sultan Khan, for his meritorious services in the field of development at grass roots level. Speakers addressing a ceremony ‘An Evening with Legend’ organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) here on Tuesday spoke highly of Shoaib Sultan Khan the icon of community mobilization, a development practitioner, founder of Agha Khan Rural Support Programme and South Asian Poverty Alleviation Programme. ... Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Details

Pakistan facing rapidly changing environment around it

Islamabad—Federal Minister for Defence & Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Monday, elucidated upon the multiple challenges that Pakistan was facing in a very complex and rapidly changing environment; from Afghanistan to larger parts of the Middle East. In his inaugural address at 1st international conference on ‘Narratives of National Security” here he emphasized that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pledged non interference policy in Afghanistan which was proudly sustained. ... Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Details

Attack on polio teams attack against humanity

Islamabad—The Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq has strongly condemned the attack on the polio team in Charsada. “Those harming the health workers are enemies of Pakistan and the entire humanity. The government’s resolve is stronger than ever before to wipe out the crippling disease and every Pakistani must play his or her role in the mission”, said Ayesha. ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Comedy play ‘Dharna’ set in background of current political situation

Islamabad—A comedy play by Anwar Maqsood will be staged here on Thursday (December 27) focusing the background of the current political scenario Dharna (sit-ins) in federal city. The stage play titled ‘Anwar Maqsood Ka Dharna’ will be another magnum opus, written by the master of satire and humour, Anwar Maqsood and directed by Dawar Mahmood and Yasir. ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Sit-ins not enough for revolution

Islamabad—President National Party Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bazenjo on Monday said sit-ins cannot bring revolution as thought by the PTI Chief Imran Khan. Change needs thorough planning, political ideology, wisdom and years of struggle and PTI chief lacks all these traits. Speaking at a ceremony held to honour famous Punjabi poet Baba Najmi, he said that Imran is only capable of spreading anarchy in the country through sponsored moves which will increase poverty. He said that Imran remained silent on important national and international issues while his support to terrorists has disappointed many. ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Iraq values high its relations with Pakistan

Islamabad—Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq Dr. Rushdi Al-Ani said that Iraq values high its brotherly relations with Pakistan and wanted to further strengthening the existing relations through enhanced economic and parliamentary cooperation. ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Sustainable energy production a prerequisite for socio-economic development: President

Islamabad—President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday emphasized that sustainable energy production system was a prerequisite for socio-economic development and the government was taking effective measures to ensure sustained, clean, secure, affordable and environment-friendly energy in the country. Addressing the opening ceremony of International Conference on Energy Systems and Policies (ICESP) here at Air University, the President said the government was cognizant of the enormity of the issue of energy shortage. ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details


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