Valuing women’s work key to achieving gender equality: UN

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 27 (APP): Applauding the decision to include gender equality as a key plank of the newly-adopted 2030 development agenda, a senior United...

UN Security Council hears calls for stopping destruction, smuggling of cultural heritage

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 1 (APP):The United Nations Security Council focused its attention on global efforts to stop the traffic in and destruction of cultural...

PM arrives in Paris to attend UN Climate Change Conference

PARIS, Nov 29 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Sunday arrived here on a two-day visit to France to represent Pakistan at the 21st UN Climate...

COP21: UN urges civil society to keep their governments accountable

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 10 (APP): Meeting with civil society groups Thursday at the United Nations climate change conference (COP21) in Paris, UN Secretary-General Ban...

Royal children set about learning Chinese

BEIJING,Nov 15 (APP):Learning Chinese has once again proven as a great investment in children’s education after U.S. President Donald Trump’s granddaughter successfully played her...

2 foreign Christian preachers barred from speaking in Singapore for anti-Islam, anti-Buddhist comments

SINGAPORE, Sept 9 (APP): Two foreign Christian preachers recently had their applications to speak in Singapore rejected, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said...

U.N. General Assembly slams U.S. policy change on Jerusalem despite Trump’s threats

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 21 (APP):The U.N. General Assembly Thursday voted overwhelming to adopt a resolution rejecting U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital,...

Groundwork laid for China-Pakistan free trade zone at Gwadar

ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (APP): Pakistan and China have laid the groundwork for a Trade Zone at Gwadar and preliminary plans are now being finalized. Specific plans for...

Malaysian ambassador urges for enhancing people to people contact

ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (APP): Amabassador of Malaysia to Pakistan, Dr Hasrul Sani Mujtabar said on Friday that both Pakistan and Malaysia believe in unity,...

President Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka calls on Tariq Fatemi

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP): President of Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka, Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thero,along with a delegation called on Special Assistant to Prime...

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