Friday, January 27

Tag: President Dr Arif Alvi

President: (President emphasizes on mass awareness about advantages of breastfeeding)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized on mass awareness about advantages of breastfeeding for better health of mother and child. Addressing a seminar on Promotion of Breastfeeding here on Monday, he said media, Ulema and Lady Health workers have important role to play in this regard. The President said breastfeeding proves an effective prevention against several diseases for mother and child, and it is the best nutrition for a new born baby. He said we need to follow the Quranic teachings about breastfeeding, which have also been endorsed by modern science.

President: (Pakistan wants to further strengthen relations with Vietnam: President)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has said Pakistan wants to further strengthen relations with Vietnam in diverse fields, including trade and economy. He was talking to the outgoing Ambassador of Vietnam Pham Hoang Kim, who called on him here on Monday. The President said Vietnamese investors need to take advantage of Pakistan's improved business environment as Pakistan offers on-arrival visa facility to Vietnamese nationals. Highlighting the need to institutionalize high-level bilateral exchanges, the President said the exchange of parliamentary delegations will open up new avenues of bilateral cooperation. He underlined the need to foster people-to-people contacts by promoting cooperation in the fields of tourism and education. The President congratulated Pham Hoang Kim on ...

President: (President confers Hilal-e-Pakistan on Turkish FM)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has conferred Hilal-e-Pakistan on Turkish Foreign Minister (FM) Mevlut Cavusoglu in recognition of his services for international peace and security and further strengthening of Pakistan-Turkey bilateral relationship. An investiture ceremony in this regard was held here at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Wednesday. It was attended amongst others by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz.

President: (President emphasizes on combination of morality, knowledge for Muslims to grow in world)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized on a combination of morality and knowledge for Muslims to grow in the world.   Addressing the inaugural session of the Global Al-Farabi Forum here on Monday, he said the future looks to Muslims, but they need to work hard and ensure that people are educated and healthy.   The President said we should go to the principles of Al-Farabi, which are quite relevant even today. He said the world is not looking for morality, but Muslims are looking for morality, and they can bring about a change with the strength of ethics and knowledge.   He regretted that Muslims are in misery in Kashmir, Palestine and Rohingya. He said Muslims need to move along with the fast pace of science and technology.   He said Art...

President: (President lauds role of SCCI for establishing country’s first private aviation facility)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has said establishment of Sialkot International Airport Limited (SIAL) by the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) will enhance exports and trade activities, besides boosting tourism sector of the country.   He made these remarks in a meeting with the management of SIAL here on Wednesday. While lauding the role of SCCI in establishing the country's first private aviation facility, the President said the airport will facilitate exporters and entrepreneurs and will also help accelerate economic activities in the country.   He said during the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has provided financial stimulus package to mitigate the adverse impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on the country's economy.   The President al...

President: (Indian belligerence poses threat to regional peace, stability: President)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Indian belligerence poses a threat to regional peace and stability.   In an interview to SASSI Security Review on Tuesday, he said New Delhi is committing human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.   He said Pakistan will continue its support to oppressed Kashmiri people in their just struggle for right to self-determination.   He urged the International community including United Nations Security Council to play their due role in resolving the lingering issue of Kashmir according to aspiration of Kashmiris.   Replying to a question on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, he said this is a project of development and prosperity for the region and Islamabad will not allow anyo...