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France eager to see a ‘robust Pakistan’: Deputy Head Mission



GUJRAT: The bond of friendship and bilateral relations between Pakistan and France could be very robust as a result of it’s many years outdated and time-tested, a prime French diplomat advised the viewers right here at Hafiz Hayat Campus of the College of Gujrat on Wednesday.

Guillaume Dabouis, Deputy Head Mission on the French Embassy in Islamabad, was addressing a seminar – ‘A Discuss by Deputy Ambassador of France on “Franco – Pakistan Relations”, organized by the Scholar Providers Centre (SSC), nevertheless, careworn that his authorities was eager to additional strengthen these ties as a result of there’s much more room for additional cooperation, particularly within the fields of schooling, commerce and economic system.

Earlier, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Shabbar Atiq gave a heat welcome to the French dignitaries upon their arrival on the campus.

French Embassy Schooling Attaché Sabine Vermeilard and College of South Asia Vice Chancellor and former Punjab schooling minister Mian Imran Masood have been additionally a part of the delegation.

Guillaume Dabouis mentioned that there exists a relationship of mutual belief between us. France can present larger schooling alternatives to the Pakistani youth in varied fields.

The Pakistani youth is clever and possesses a number of potential to be reckoned a pressure due to their resilience, mental and powerful psychological talents. France is a secular society and doesn’t promote any explicit faith over the opposite, he mentioned. Glum Dubois added that France is eager to see an economically robust Pakistan.

The Russia-Ukraine warfare has affected the peace and economic system of your complete world.  The French need a lasting peace as do the Pakistanis and the remainder of the world. French academic establishments are at all times open to the clever and hardworking Pakistani college students.

The French deputy ambassador in reply to a scholar’s query assured of France’s assist for Pakistan.  Prof. Dr Shabbar Atiq mentioned that France is a developed nation that may play a significant supporting function for Pakistan in varied fields. He careworn the necessity for creating tutorial ties with the colleges across the globe to create extra alternatives for our college students.  Dr Shabbar Atiq shed ample mild on the continuing academic and analysis actions on the UoG.

Mian Imran Masood mentioned that Gujrat is a developed area by way of schooling and trade.  Partnerships and collaborations between French universities and the UoG will show fruitful.

French Embassy’s Schooling Attaché Sabine Vermeilard mentioned that Pakistani college students enrolling in French universities ought to enhance the final notion of Pakistan. Enrich your self with data and make service to humanity your motto.  Scholarships are additionally out there for Pakistani college students in varied universities in France.  Pakistan college students ought to study French in order that they don’t really feel alienated within the French society. On the finish of the seminar, Dr Shabbar Atiq offered commemorative shields to the company, together with the Chief Visitor – Deputy Ambassador France Guillaume Dabouis.


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Breakthrough in lacking individuals case as police efficiently find three particular person



KARACHI: The native police on Wednesday efficiently traced three people together with a girl throughout a listening to of a petition in Sindh Excessive Courtroom (SHC) for restoration of lacking individuals.

In keeping with the report, the police confirmed the hint of three people – named Muhammad Iqbal, Saima Bibi, and Shahnawaz – all three have been wished by police in a number of instances.

The report acknowledged that Muhammad Iqbal is underneath the custody of Zaman City police in a case, whereas the opposite two are fugitives as a case has been registered in opposition to them at Mehmoodabad police station.

The court docket dismissed the case associated to the restoration of the three lacking individuals.

Earlier this week, the police declared the arrest of a lacking individual throughout the Sindh Excessive Courtroom (SHC) listening to of petitions for the restoration of 10 disappeared males.

The police confirmed the arrest of a lacking citizen Saddam in its progress within the case. The court docket dismissed the petition about restoration of Saddam.

Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto directed motion in opposition to the folks concerned in enforced disappearances. “It’s the accountability of the state to go looking a lacking citizen,” Justice Phulpoto stated.

“It was stated {that a} lacking man Usman has been in Landhi Jail, a letter was written to the jail authorities, however they replied that the person was not in jail,” the investigation officer knowledgeable the court docket.

“Document the jail superintendent’s assertion, and if required take motion in opposition to the jail official,” the court docket directed the IO.

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Pakistan implements ban on wheat imports from India and Israel



ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has imposed a ban on the import of Indian and Israeli wheat, whereas the commodity can even not be imported from Cuba, Iran, Syria, North Korea, and the Ukrainian territories managed by Russia.

Pakistan has imposed a situation on international buying and selling firms to not provide wheat from India and Israel. Wheat provide has additionally been banned from nations going through worldwide sanctions, together with Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria.

In response to a doc, wheat can even not be bought from the Ukrainian areas beneath the management of Russia in addition to Crimea.

In the meantime, the moisture content material of wheat in a young for the acquisition of 110,000 metric tons of the commodity has been set at 14.5%, whereas the presence of different objects, together with soil, is not going to exceed 1%.

Wheat is scheduled to begin arriving in Gwadar or on the Karachi port on two ships by February 12.

The Buying and selling Company of Pakistan (TCP) not too long ago issued a world tender to acquire and import 110,000 metric tons of wheat, in response to European merchants.

The deadline for submitting value presents on this tender is December 27. As a situation, the wheat must be from the most recent crop.

Cargo is requested for 2024, in consignments of not less than 50,000 tons throughout two intervals between January 10-15 and January 17-22. The wheat should arrive in Pakistan by February 12, 2024.

The TCP has the choice to purchase 10% kind of than the tender quantity. Merchants recommend that Pakistan, going through monetary difficulties, has a major import requirement to handle rising flour costs.

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Indonesian embassy hosts exhibition to strengthen Pak-Indonesia ties



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ISLAMABAD: The embassy of Indonesia in Pakistan on Wednesday inaugurated a week-long exhibition to reinforce consciousness among the many folks of Pakistan in regards to the multi-dimensional relationship between Indonesia and Pakistan.

Organized by the embassy in collaboration with the Nationwide Library of Pakistan, Nationwide Archives of Indonesia, and Nationwide Archives of Pakistan, the exhibition was organized within the premises of the Nationwide Library of Pakistan, a information launch mentioned.

The exhibition showcases a compelling assortment of images, movies, and letters, offering a portrayal of the interactions between the founding fathers of Indonesia and Pakistan, Soekarno, and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It provides a novel glimpse into President Soekarno’s visits to Pakistan and his conferences with Pakistani dignitaries, underlining the shared historical past that binds the 2 nations.

Talking on the event as chief visitor, Head of the Nationwide Archives of Indonesia Imam Gunarto appreciated the folks of Pakistan for his or her love and respect for the leaders of Indonesia, particularly President Sukarno. He mentioned such occasions would strengthen the cultural relations between the 2 international locations, particularly within the fields of archives and historical past.

Indonesian Cost d’ Affaires Yusran Hadromi, in his remarks, prolonged his gratitude to the Nationwide Library of Pakistan and Nationwide Archives of Pakistan for his or her helpful contribution and help in organizing the exhibition. He mentioned, “As two of the world’s largest Muslim international locations, our two international locations share quite a lot of historic and cultural commonalities that present many alternatives to develop collectively. Due to this fact, President Soekarno is extremely revered by the folks and Authorities of Pakistan in recognition of his honest efforts to convey the 2 international locations nearer to one another.”

Senator Mushahid Hussain, on the event, appreciated the initiative of organizing the exhibition and highlighted the vital position of President Soekarno as a statesman. He mentioned, “Soekarno’s revolutionary spirit echoes within the shared values of democracy, independence, and cultural variety that proceed to unite Indonesia and Pakistan. This exhibition is a well timed reminder of the robust basis laid by our visionary leaders, paving the way in which for a way forward for collaboration and mutual prosperity.”

Earlier, in his welcoming remarks, Director Common of the Nationwide Library of Pakistan Asif Iqbal Khan mentioned, “This exhibition serves as a bridge between our two nations, connecting us by the wealthy tapestry of historical past that binds Indonesia and Pakistan collectively.”

Highlighting the significance of the exhibition, Director of the Nationwide Archives of Pakistan Dr Mazhar Saeed mentioned, “The showcased archives underscore the significance of preserving our shared heritage, guaranteeing that the legacy of leaders like Dr Soekarno and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah continues to encourage generations.”

The occasion additionally featured fascinating performances by Indonesian college students on the stage, showcasing sensible angklung (music) and dance performances, together with Pasambahan, Randai, and Indang dances – a vibrant illustration of West Sumatra province.

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