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UN officials call for ending “violent practice” of female genital mutilation by 2030 -
UNITED NATIONS, Feb, 5 (APP): Top United Nations officials are urging the world to eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2030, calling it a “violent practice” that scars girls for life, endangering their health, depriving them of their rights, and denying them the chance to reach their full potential.  “Never before has it been more urgent  or more possible to end the practice of female genital mutilation, preventing immeasurable human suffering and boosting the power of women and girls to have a positive impact on our world,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a message ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) marked annually on February, 6.


Saudi Arabia donates $59 million to UN agency assisting Palestine refugees -
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 5 (APP): Shelters, schools and health centres in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan will benefit from $59 million donated by Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in the Near East under three agreements signed Friday. The first agreement for $43.5 million will support ongoing projects in Gaza, including the repair of more than 7,500 shelters for Palestinians whose homes were damaged during the 2014 conflict with Israel and the maintenance of three UNRWA schools.


At UN, speakers at Pak sponsored event call for boosting interfaith cooperation -
app01-05newyork.jpgUNITED NATIONS, Feb 5 (APP): Pakistani Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi and other speakers at an event held at the United Nations Thursday voiced serious concern over the increasing hate crimes targeting Muslims in the West, saying that the most effective action to reverse this dangerous trend lay in promoting interfaith cooperation. They also stressed the need for unity among Muslims as they build bridges to other religious communities through stepped up interaction.


Kashmiris and Pakistanis in New York to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day on Friday -
NEW YORK, Feb 4 (APP): Kashmiri and Pakistani people living in and  around New York will gather at the Pakistan House on Friday to show their solidarity and support to the people of Indian-occupied Kashmir struggling for their right to self-determination. The event has been organized by the Consulate General of Pakistan to  mark the annual Kashmir Solidarity Day.


IMF praises Pakistan for robust economic growth, macroeconomic stability -
WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (APP): The International Monetary Fund acknowledged strong performance of the government in the second quarter of the fiscal year 2015-16, after the conclusion of successful review under a three-year Extended Fund Facility which will pave the way for the release of about $500 million to Pakistan. An IMF mission led by Harald Finger, visited Dubai during January 26-February 4, 2016 to conduct discussions with Pakistani officials on the tenth review of Pakistan’s economic program supported by the EFF arrangement. 


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Aamer bags first hat-trick in PSL
ISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Mohammad Aamer becomes the first bowler to bag a hat-trick in the ongoing Pakistan Super League 2016 after he dismissed Dwayne Bravo, Zohaib Khan and Kevon Cooper. It was the 19th over of the second match of PSL 2016, when Aamer entertained the crowd with PSL’s very first hat-trick, a private news channel reported.
 
Saleem Rajput elected chairman of Karachi Softball Association
KARACHI, Feb 5 (APP): Muhammad Saleem Rajput has been elected unanimously as chairman of the Karachi Softball Association. An announcement on Friday said that the decision to this effect was taken at the annual general body meeting of the Karachi Softball Association (KSA) chaired by its president Asif Azeem.
 
Board decides to review ICC’s constitution and governance structures
KARACHI, Feb 4 (APP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board considered amendments that had been made to the ICC’s constitution in 2014 and agreed that, ICC announced on Thursday. “In order to avoid any potential conflicts of interest and to follow best practice principles of good governance, it would seek to re-establish as quickly as possible the independent position of ICC Chairman,” world governing body announced in a statement.
 
PSL going to be more like IPL than other leagues: Sethi
ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): Chairman Pakistan Super League (PSL) Governing Council Najam Sethi has said that the PSL is going to be more like the Indian Premier League IPL than the other leagues.   "I say that because there are 200 million Pakistanis at home and abroad. This is by far the single biggest eyeball market in the cricketing world outside of India," he said in an interview with prominent cricket website ESPNcricinfo.   Sethi expressed the desire to hold to the PSL in Pakistan stating, "That is our aim. It is dependent on two things: the financial success of the PSL, how it catches the imagination of the Pakistanis and the world, and on the security situation."
 
Current generation missing Indo-Pak rivalry: Shoaib Akhtar
ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels the current generation is missing out the unique rivalry of cricket matches between Pakistan and India saying he was looking forward to the Asia Cup where both the countries will meet each other. The cricket lovers around the globe can now take a sigh of relief as they don't have to wait too much to see the Indo-Pak encounter as both the sides will be face to face in the Asia Cup on February 27 in Mirpur, Bangladesh, which will be in its new avatar as a Twenty-20 tournament.
 
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No progress for peoples of Pakistan, India till resolution of Kashmir issue: Nawaz PDF Print E-mail
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app36-05pm-muzaffarabad.jpgMUZAFFARABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said Kashmir issue was a test for current leadership of Pakistan and India and peoples of both countries could not prosper and progress, until the lingering issue was resolved. Expressing optimism on initiation of bilateral dialogue process in the days ahead, the Prime Minister said resolution of all issues lies in mutual dialogue and added both India and Pakistan would have to think about the well-being and progress of their peoples. The Prime Minister was speaking at the joint session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Kashmir Council, in connection with the Kashmir Solidarity Day.

 
PM directs for ensuring facilities to encourage tourists to visit Murree PDF Print E-mail
News - National
app37-05pm-murree.jpgISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday directed for ensuring all essential facilities at the earliest to facilitate and encourage tourists to visit Murree. The Prime Minister emphasized for establishment of quality health facilities and clean drinking water to cater for the needs of locals and visitors, must be secured as early as possible.
 
Kashmir Solidarity Day observed across the country PDF Print E-mail
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ISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Pakistanis and people of Kashmir on Friday observed “Kashmir Solidarity Day” across the country with commitment to continue moral, political and diplomatic support to Kashmiris till achieving of their right to self-determination. The main event was address of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to the joint session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Kashmir Council in Muzaffarabad.
 
PM Nawaz Sharif in AJK to show solidarity with Kashmiri people PDF Print E-mail
News - National
nawaz-sharif11.jpgMUZAFFARABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Friday to show solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir as people of Pakistan observe annual Kashmir Solidarity Day. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Minister for Kashmir Affairs Chaudhry Barjees Tahir, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr. Asif Kirmani. During his visit, the Prime Minister will address the joint session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council and AJK Legislative Assembly.
 
Pakistan reaffirms support to heroic struggle of people of Indian Occupied Kashmir: President PDF Print E-mail
News - National
president3.jpgISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the government and the people of Pakistan solemnly reaffirmed their unflinching and continued moral, diplomatic and political support to the heroic struggle of the people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. “We, along with the free people across the globe, salute the brave, valiant and courageous men, women and youth of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir who laid their lives for the sacred cause of freedom in the last 68 years,” the President said in his message on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, being observed on February 5, throughout the world.
 
Meeting reviews initiatives for financial inclusion PDF Print E-mail
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app56-05islamabad.jpgISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP):The Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Friday chaired a meeting to review government’s initiatives for promoting financial inclusion in the country. Matters relating to BISP, PPAF, Prime Minister’s Youth Loan Scheme, Micro-finance and expansion of electronic banking services were discussed in detail, said a statement issued by Ministry of Finance here. 
 
Dar appreciates efforts of FBR for expanding tax net PDF Print E-mail
News - Business
app57-05islamabad.jpgISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Finance Minister, Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Friday chaired a meeting to review progress of revenue collection in the ongoing January- March quarter. The meeting also discussed the revenue targets set to be achieved during the period from January to June 2016, said a statement issued by Ministry of Finance here.
 
Punjab Safe City Project to help control crimes: CM PDF Print E-mail
News - National

cm-punjab-shahbaz-sharif.jpgLAHORE, Feb 5 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said on Friday that Punjab Safe Cities Project (PSCP) would play an important role in further improvement in law and order situation and controlling crime so this project should be executed in a highly professional manner. Addressing a meeting through video link here at Civil Secretariat to review the progress on the PSCP, he said that there was no shortage of resources for maintenance of law and order and protection of life and property of people.

 
No durable regional peace sans resolution of Kashmir issue: Tariq Fazal PDF Print E-mail
News - National
app47-05rawalakot.jpgRAWALAKOT (AJK) Feb 5 (APP): State Minister for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Tariq Fazal Chaudhary Friday said durable regional peace was not possible without resolving Kashmir issue. He said this must be in accordance with United Nations Resolutions and according to aspirations of the people of Kashmir.
 
BISP beneficiaries’ Handi-Craft work to be promoted through E-Commerce: Marvi Memon PDF Print E-mail
News - National
marvi-memon.jpgMUZAFARABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon here on Friday said BISP and AHAN (a non-governmental organization) have jointly launched a programme to promote the handi craft work of the beneficiaries through E-Commerce. Speaking at a gathering of the beneficiaries of BISP here,she said through this programme, the beneficiaries would send their handi craft work to the local office of BISP with the picture and than their work would be displayed on the webpage of BISP.
 
At UN, speakers at Pak sponsored event call for boosting interfaith cooperation PDF Print E-mail
News - World
app01-05newyork.jpgUNITED NATIONS, Feb 5 (APP): Pakistani Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi and other speakers at an event held at the United Nations Thursday voiced serious concern over the increasing hate crimes targeting Muslims in the West, saying that the most effective action to reverse this dangerous trend lay in promoting interfaith cooperation. They also stressed the need for unity among Muslims as they build bridges to other religious communities through stepped up interaction.
 
PML-N holds Kashmir solidarity rally PDF Print E-mail
News - National
app64-05lahore.jpgLAHORE, Feb 5 (APP): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Friday called upon the international community to help provide due right of self-determination to the people of occupied Kashmir as well as giving a halt to the Indian aggression in held Kashmir. This was the crux of speakers at a rally taken out here at The Mall by the PML-N to express solidarity with Kashmiri brethren on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day.
 
Third meeting of QCG on Afghan peace process on Saturday PDF Print E-mail
News - National
ISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): Third meeting of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) of Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and China on the Afghan Peace and Reconciliation process will be held in Islamabad on Saturday. “Let me reconfirm that the meeting of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group, scheduled for 6th February 2016, will be held in Islamabad as planned,” Foreign Office Spokesman Qazi Khalilullah told a weekly press briefing here on Thursday.
 
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