EU remains an important market for Pakistan’s textile sector: Ambassador Janjua

Brussels: The textile sector of Pakistan has immense potential for further expanding its share in the European Union (EU) market. Zaheer A. Janjua, Ambassador of Pakistan to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union, said this during a virtual meeting with CEO of the Pakistan Textile Council, Ms Saleha Asif and other board members. Appreciating performance […]

Bright Future of online channels ahead in Middle East and North Africa

COVID-19 has affected many industries adversely but one which saw substantial growth is online E-commerce. Although many workers in the UAE lost their jobs, the others were forced to cut down on their household expenses. During the pandemic shopping using smartphone increased by 53% and half of which is due to purchasing groceries online. So COVID-19 has accelerated the process of digital […]

India’s ruthless persecution of minorities echoed in UK parliament

India, under the rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is undergoing immense rise of religious nationalist vigilante groups and worsening social discrimination, posing grave threat to the religious freedom of minorities, particularly Muslims and Christians. This concern was expressed by the British parliamentarians in a debate secured by MP Jim Shannon at the Westminster Hall […]

Labor MP demands separate identity for Kashmiris in census

MANCHESTER: Kashmiri community largely praised the recommendation of Simon Danczuk, Labor MP for Rochdale, who asked to give Kashmiris a separate identity by allowing them separate identity in census. Besides nationalist parties supporting independent Kashmir, the leadership of political parties active in AJK politics have praised these recommendations saying this will give Kashmiris a separate […]

TTP announces one month ceasefire

ISLAMABAD: Hopes raised very high as ice breaking news came regarding the one month unconditional cease-fire announcement by defunct Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a conglomerate of militant groups in tribal areas of Pakistan. Shahidullah Shahid, the Spokesman of TTP confirmed the news saying the TTP have commanded all the groups affiliated with the umbrella to respect […]

Journalists threaten to siege Parliament if not given guarantee

QUETTA: Pakistani Journalists have threatened the blockade of Parliament and provincial assemblies, if political parties failed bring some legislation for protection of life and job of journalists before March 20 this year. This was stated by Afzal Butt, President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in his address to a seminar with regard to threats […]