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Day: September 20, 2022

Peaceful, prosperous Afghanistan priority for Pakistan: FM

Islamabad: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has stressed that a peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan is a priority for Pakistan. Talking to the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West who called on him in New York, he emphasized the significance of continuing international engagement with the interim Afghan government for lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan and beyond. The US Special Representative appreciated Pakistan's efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan and in facilitation of evacuations. The two sides acknowledged the need for continued cooperation on the shared objectives of sustained efforts and engagement of the international community to alleviate sufferings of the Afghan people and promote regional peace and stability.

DC Dadu dodges flood victims’ wrath

Dadu: The flood victims of Khairpur Nathan Shah lashed out at Deputy Commissioner over his visit to the flood-hit areas, surrounded him and questioned his negligence at the time of the tragedy, late Monday on Tuesday. As per details, the situation got awkward for DC when he was mobbed by flood victims upon his arrival on boat and fell prey of their wrath for neglecting the city at the time of the catastrophe. “Where was DC Dadu when people were dying of hunger and thirst? Where were you when deadly floods were aggravating our miseries? They further added that where were you when we lost our loved ones. Now, when we have lost everything, our home, our loved ones, and our possession and left displaced, you are here to rub salt into our wounds,” questioned deplored flood victims to D...

Actress Angelina Jolie visits flood-hit Dadu

Dadu: International humanitarian and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie reached flood-hit Dadu in Pakistan’s Sindh province on Tuesday and met with affectees. The Hollywood actress travelled to Dadu in a helicopter where on the ground she was escorted by heavy security. The actress also used a boat to witness and gain understanding of the destruction unleashed by the devastating floods. She also heard from the women affected directly about their needs, and about steps to prevent such suffering in the future. Ms Jolie, who previously visited victims of the 2010 floods in Pakistan, and the 2005 earthquake, will visit the IRC’s emergency response operations and local organisations assisting displaced people including Afghan refugees. Pakistan, which has contributed just 1% of glo...

Planning Minister announces to launch ‘Adopt a District’ program

Islamabad: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has announced to launch 'Adopt a District' program with the cooperation of provincial governments to lend a helping hand to the districts worst affected by the catastrophic flooding. Briefing media persons here in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said under this program, the administrative, human and health sector resources of major districts especially in Punjab which have not been damaged by the floods will be left at the disposal of those affected by the calamity. He said it is time to express complete compassion and solidarity with the people of flood affected districts and this will be a great service to this country. Ahsan Iqbal said that two million mother and child nutrition packs will also be raised with the support of ...

OGDCL discovers gas condensate at Tolanj West-2 development well in Kohat

Islamabad: The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has discovered gas condensate at Tolanj West-2 development well in Kohat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to details, the well at Lockhart formation was spudded in on April 10. The target site was tested successfully at the rate of eight point three million standard cubic feet per day gas and thirty-four barrels per day of condensate. An official of the Oil and Gas Company said this discovery will help and contribute towards improving the energy security of the country from indigenous resources.

Straive bags ‘Brand Revitalization Award’ and ‘Best Multichannel Integrated Campaign Award’ at CMO Asia Awards 2022

Press Release
SINGAPORE, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Straive, a leader in delivering technology-driven solutions for Content, EdTech, and Data to leading global organizations, has been conferred with two awards at the 13th edition of CMO Asia Awards 2022, held on 17th August 2022 in Singapore. The organization won the Brand Revitalization Award for Excellence in Branding and Marketing and the Best Multichannel Integrated Campaign for Excellence in Digital Marketing out of 200 nominations across 40 categories. CMO Asia Awards are one of the most aspired accolades in APAC. These are awarded for outstanding contributions in Traditional Marketing, Branding, and Digital Marketing and recognize organizations and individuals for their outstanding client and employee-level communication initiatives....