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Int’l congress on Islamic history, culture, heritage of Kashmir to be held on April 4-5

Staff Reporter. Islamabad. The Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), a subsidiary organ of the Organization of the Islamic.
Subsequently, IRCICA proposed to hold an International Congress in Pakistan on this topic in collaboration with NH LH Division and Government of Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK).In its Program of work for 2019, IRCICA has scheduled an International Congress on “Islamic History, Culture and Heritage of Kashmir” in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan and Government of AJK in mid-2019. The Congress will be held on 4th – 5th April 2019 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad.

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Chinese vlogger Trevor James has fallen in love with Pakistani food

Trevor James is a Chinese video blogger who explores street food culture in different countries. After visiting Pakistan with his wife, he couldn’t stop posting about his love for the country.
“Pakistan is the land of hospitality!!! We’ve been here one week now and have fallen in love with the delicious food,” he wrote in a post.The couple’s first stop was at Monal restaurant in Islamabad which James described as “incredible.” They went to Waris Nihari in Lahore next. “Eating the BEST nihari I’ve ever tasted!!! The ultra rich beef stew at Waris nihari in the deep back lanes of Lahore is a life changing flavor you must try in your lifetimein heaven right now,” he posted on Food Ranger (their handle).

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PM promises relief to elderly woman

ISLAMABAD: Taking prompt notice of an elderly and exceedingly poor woman appealing to the government for help, Prime Minister Imran Khan talked to her and promised immediate relief to her and that she would not be left alone.The prime minister assured the homeless woman that she would not have to face hardships and that he was saddened to see her video clip on social media.
The Islamabad deputy commissioner tweeted: The prime minister of Pakistan has personally called the lady. She talked to him on video call.Directions have been received. MD Baitul Mal is on site and resolving all the issues Alhamdolillah.The deputy had replied to a video posted by a user,showcasing the old woman, appealing to the prime minister to provide her with the basic amenities. She complained that she had been forgotten despite having voted for him.The video, still available on social media, shows the woman addressing Prime Minister Imran Khan while requesting to him to provide her a house as she had no other option left but to live in the jungle, after her husband passed away.Due to severe abject poverty, she spends her days and nights under the open sky near a police picket, close to Bhara Kahu.A passerby had made her clip, who approached him while he was waiting for someone.She urged the authorities to let her stay near Bhara Kahu because her husband is buried in the area.
It is reported that she has been shifted to her daughter’s house, after having been provided some amenities by Baitul Mal. Initially, she was adamant on living near the grave of her husband.Local MNA of the ruling PTI, Ali Awan, also tweeted, who is special assistant to Prime Minister on the Capital Development Authority Affairs, saying he had asked the authorities to trace the old woman, who refused to be shifted to a panagah (shelter).The clip of woman, Naseem Bibi, apparently in her 70s, went viral Sunday on social media, invoking compassion and sympathy from all and sundry.The prime minister assured the homeless woman that she would not have to face hardships and that he was saddened to see her video clip on social media.The Islamabad deputy commissioner tweeted: The prime minister of Pakistan has personally called the lady.She talked to him on video call. Directions have been received.MD Baitul Mal is on site and resolving all the issues Alhamdolillah.The deputy had replied to a video posted by a user,showcasing the old woman, appealing to the prime minister to provide her with the basic amenities.She complained that she had been forgotten despite having voted for him.The video, still available on social media, shows the woman addressing Prime Minister Imran Khan while requesting to him to provide her a house as she had no other option left but to live in the jungle, after her husband passed away.
Due to severe abject poverty, she spends her days and nights under the open sky near a police picket, close to Bhara Kahu. A passerby had made her clip, who approached him while he was waiting for someone.She urged the authorities to let her stay near Bhara Kahu because her husband is buried in the area. It is reported that she has been shifted to her daughter’s house, after having been provided some amenities by Baitul Mal.Initially, she was adamant on living near the grave of her husband.Local MNA of the ruling PTI, Ali Awan, also tweeted, who is special assistant to Prime Minister on the Capital Development Authority Affairs, saying he had asked the authorities to trace the old woman, who refused to be shifted to a panagah (shelter).

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FM Qureshi arrives in China on three-day visit

ISLAMABAD : Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reached China on a three-day visit on Monday. The foreign minister will attend the first Pakistan-China Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue during his visit, Radio Pakistan reported.
The foreign minister will attend the first Pakistan-China Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue during his visit, Radio Pakistan reported.Chinese envoy Mr. Yao Jing, Ambassador to China Masood Khalid and other embassy officials welcomed FM Qureshi upon his arrival.A Foreign Office (FO) statement said both sides will hold comprehensive discussions on the entire range of bilateral relations, including China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and also discuss regional situation and cooperation at multilateral forums.During the visit, FM Qureshi will address the Political Parties Forum on CPEC and participate in the ruling parties’ dialogue between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Communist Party of China.The foreign minister will also call on the Chinese leadership.In a video message, the Qureshi said that China is a time tested friend of Pakistan and supported Islamabad at every critical time.‘NZ attack grim reminder of Islamophobia sweeping the world’Time has come to hold consultations with China and make a joint strategy for the future, the foreign minister went on to add.FM Qureshis visit is of high importance in the current political scenario.

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