Salim Bokhari

  • LAHORE - Strategic cooperation between Pakistan and Russian Armed Forces has touched a new peak, as their troops hold joint military exercises, from 1-12 October, at the Molkino Training Range in the Southern Krasnodar region, well-informed sources confided to The Nation. A high-level Pakistani ...

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  • SAINT PETERSBURG (Russia)    -     On the concluding day of the two-day Fifth International Forum of Muslim Journalist and Bloggers, a draft Declaration was adopted that outlines the future prospects of such a useful interaction. Besides the Declaration outlined ...

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  • SAINT PETERSBURG (Russia)     -   A moot of Muslim journalist on Friday severely criticised use of baseless propaganda and fake news as a tool for the advancement of vested interests and called for taking urgent steps to check this menace. On the second day of the 5th ...

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  • Use of fake news and false pretexts has led to disastrous consequences for the world peace, culminating in the death of around a million Muslims across the world. This was underscored by the speakers at the inaugural session of the 5th International Forum of Muslim Journalists and Bloggers on ...

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  • Lahore - The Punjab Public Relations’ senior officials invited editors, anchorpersons, correspondents and bureau chiefs of different newspapers and channels to an in-camera briefing at 90-Shahrah-e-Quaid Azam, one of Chief Minister’s offices, on Wednesday. A large number of the ...

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  • BEIJING  -   A top official of a Chinese railway company has categorically rejected media reports suggesting that Pakistan and China had agreed to renegotiate the cost of MR-1 project and cut it from eight to six billion dollars. Mr Wang Lei, Executive Managing Director of China ...

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  • BEIJING - The Chinese government as well as the Communist Party have taken a serious note of the negative propaganda unleashed by the Western and Indian media against the prospects of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor (CPEC). This reflected the nefarious designs of the American and Indian ...

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  • LAHORE - Honouring their words the former prime minister and his daughter landed in Lahore and courted their arrest, creating history in a country where leaders would mostly stay abroad to even avoid short terms in jail. Daring Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz came back to the homeland despite ...

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  • I was in seventh grade when I read my first book in English language. The book was Gulliver’s Travels. The story was about a person who lands up in Lilliput where the height of people was not very tall. To them Gulliver was a giant who could do wonderful things and protect them from their ...

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  • RIYADH - Something has gone terribly wrong. This is the only way one can describe what happened to Pakistani delegation headed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Arab-Islamic-American summit held in the Saudi capital on Sunday. The popular sentiment among the majority of Pakistani media ...

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  • Riyadh - Pakistan has a deep commitment to the unity of the Muslim world, and to the promotion of interfaith harmony and dialogue, we are pleased to be part of this important summit, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his interaction with King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, President Donald Trump and ...

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  • DUBAI - The three-day International Property Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre concluded here on Tuesday with a resounding success. Thousands of people visited stalls set at the show by a record number of participating countries. Pakistan Pavilion hosted by Nawa-i-Waqt Media Group and organised ...

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  • DUBAI - The Middle East’s biggest property sales platform for local and international real estate markets, the 13th edition of the International Property Show, was inaugurated here on Sunday by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and ...

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  • ANKARA - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he does not see any indication that the United States and West were engaged in destabilising China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Talking informally to media persons accompanying him on his trip to Turkey shortly before his return journey home, the ...

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  • ANKARA - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received the news of blast in an under-construction building in Lahore’s Defence area while he was in a one-on-one meeting with his Turkish counterpart Bilanli Yildirim in Turkish capital Ankara. Understandably, it must not have been easy for the prime ...

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  • ANKARA - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Turkish counterpart Binali Y?ld?r?m yesterday declared Pak-Turkish relations as historic, expressing their resolve to strengthen this close cooperation for the benefit of the two peoples. Addressing a joint press conference, the Turkish prime minister ...

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  • I was delighted as I received the call from the Public Relations office of the Pakistan Navy (PN) seeking my availability for a two-day International Maritime Conference on CPEC and Gwadar Port being held in Gwadar in collaboration of PN, Pakistan China Institute, National Centre for Maritime ...

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  • GWADAR - CJCSC Gen Zubair Mehmood Hayat yesterday said Pakistan’s economy will be strengthened from the Gwadar port, which he termed ‘the crown of the CPEC’. He hoped that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor along with the new port would also usher in an era of prosperity in the ...

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  • LAHORE - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has once again proved himself to be a man of strong nerves who is capable of sustaining all sorts of pressures, and in the end do what he wants to do. This has fully been reflected in his decision to appoint Gen Qamar Bajwa as the new army chief, soon after his ...

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  • ASHGABAT - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a mega mission to Turkmenistan, where the world leaders have flocked to the Global Conference on Sustainable Transport. The mission is to convince the region and beyond of the unimaginable development benefits that could be accrued quite easily from the ...

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  • LAHORE -  How I can believe, renowned singer and my friend, A Nayyar, is dead. He was sick, he was disgruntled, he was a rebel and at the same time he had all along been a kind-hearted person tying to help those in need or those who had been abandoned by their near and dear ones. His was the ...

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  • QUETTA - The country on Tuesday mourned the killing of at least 63 jawans in a gun and suicide bomb attack on a police academy in Quetta, the deadliest attack on a security installation in the country’s history. The provincial metropolis was in the grip of gloom after 63 security people ...

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  • Quetta - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday chaired a high-legal emergent meeting at the Governor’s House to chalk out a new strategy to save the provincial metropolitan city, in particular, and the entire Balochistan, in general, from the onslaught of religious extremists, terrorist ...

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  • Quetta - The meeting that was presided over by the prime minister yesterday in Quetta decided to convene the apex committee at 12:30 pm today (Wednesday) to review the situation arising out of the police college tragedy. The apex committee meeting will be presided over by Balochistan Chief Minister ...

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  • QUETTA- Provincial metropolis was in the grip of gloom after 70 police cadets including seven officials and soldiers were killed in a dastardly attack on the hostels of Police Training College located on Saryab Road, 10 kilometres out of the heart of the capital city. This main city road had ...

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  • QUETTA-Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the attack on Police Training Centre in Quetta and directed the federal and provincial authorities to bring the perpetrators to task as soon as possible. The Prime Minister has especially shown concern over the safety and security ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed total satisfaction at the outcome of his visit to address the UN General Assembly’s annual session, but said his government won’t just relax on the success of his ‘Mission Kashmir’ achieved during his address and interaction ...

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  • NEW YORK - Expressing complete convergence of bilateral, regional and international issues, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday lauded the vision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for translating China-Pakistan Economic Corridor into reality and expressed his country’s resolve to be part ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has informed the world community that peace and normalisation between Pakistan and India cannot be achieved unless the right of self-determination is ensured to the Kashmiri people who are rendering unprecedented sacrifices for liberation from oppressive ...

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  • NEW YORK - Pakistan and China spoke with one voice against Indian brutalities in the occupied Kashmir Valley for killing scores of innocent men, women and children for no fault except that they are struggling for liberation of their territory. This complete harmony of opinion was reflected in the ...

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