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Overcoming gaps in legislation and implementation critical to protect and uphold human rights, says Shireen Mazari​
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Overcoming gaps in legislation and implementation critical to protect and uphold human rights, says Shireen Mazari​

ISLAMABAD: It is important to take stock of the critical advancements that have been made towards the promotion and protection of human rights in Pakistan, as well as the barriers and obstacles that we have to overcome at an institutional and societal level to ensure that every citizen can live a life in which their...

TURKMENISTAN TOOK PART IN THE HIGH-LEVEL UN EVENT
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TURKMENISTAN TOOK PART IN THE HIGH-LEVEL UN EVENT

a high-level pledging event for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) took place via videoconferencing. The Fund was established 15 years ago in accordance with the Special Resolution of the United Nations General Assembly.Upon the instructions of the President of Turkmenistan, this Forum was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.In the speech...

Observance and Respect of the Rights of the People is the Biggest Achievement of NHMP
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Observance and Respect of the Rights of the People is the Biggest Achievement of NHMP

Islamabad : According to details, on the directions of the Inspector General NHMP, Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam, the DIG N-5 North Zone Muhammad Wisal Fakhar Sultan made special arrangements at all Toll Plazas from Peshawar to Lahore on GT-Road on the occasion of International Human Rights Day. Special banners were displayed and Booklets/Pamphlets with regard...

British private Airline, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd has started it’s flight ops from Pakistan
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British private Airline, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd has started it’s flight ops from Pakistan

Islamabad : Today at about 0005 hrs, British private Airline, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd has started it’s flight ops from Pakistan. An opening ceremony was organized by Gerry’s Dnata at intl are, IIAP, which was attended by *British High Commissioner, Dr Christian Turner, Mr Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to PM for Overseas Pakistanis* as chief...

Human rights violation in Kashmir needs global attention, Analysts
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Human rights violation in Kashmir needs global attention, Analysts

Islamabad : Center of Pakistan and International Relations (COPAIR), Islamabad organized an international conference on “Kashmir under the sanctity of UN Declaration of Human Rights and Challenges to Kashmiri’s right to self-determination,” on International Human Rights Day. This conference engaged the international community, especially the civil society, Media and Academia to raise their voice against...

IT systems geared up during COVID-19 to help health sector, President
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IT systems geared up during COVID-19 to help health sector, President

Islamabad :President Dr Arif Alvi said that the information technology systems geared up during the COVID-19 pandemic would help a long way to uplift the health sector in future.Addressing a webinar on Pakistan Maternal Mortality Survey, the president said the efficiency achieved in IT sector by Pakistan during the pandemic could otherwise have taken 10...

Pakistan Federal Minister of Science & Technology visits GITEX Technology Week 2020
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Pakistan Federal Minister of Science & Technology visits GITEX Technology Week 2020

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Federal Minister of Science & Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, recently visited GITEX Technology Week 2020 held in Dubai, UAE. During his visit, the minister met with Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East, who offered the minister a closer view of cutting-edge 5G technologies, cloud and AI platforms, smart office solutions, as well as...

Ministry of Narcotics Control signs MOU with Sehat Kahani to setup Telemedicine Helpline for Illicit Drug Addicts
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Ministry of Narcotics Control signs MOU with Sehat Kahani to setup Telemedicine Helpline for Illicit Drug Addicts

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Narcotics Control signed a MoU with Sehat Kahani (E-Health Clinic network). A Helpline will be setup under a pilot project UMANG for individuals who unfortunately fall into the habit of addiction and need help to connect to counselors, psychiatrists and psychologists. Federal Minister Muhammad Azam Khan Swati witnessed the ceremony. Secretary Narcotics...

The United Nations and the OIC urged the world to use the potential of neutrality
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The United Nations and the OIC urged the world to use the potential of neutrality

“The Role and Significance of the Policy of Neutrality in Maintaining and Strengthening International Peace, Security and Sustainable Development” – this is the name of the new UN resolution adopted at the 75th session of the General Assembly of the Organization. The resolution notes that the national policy of neutrality pursued by some states can...

International Human Rights Day​
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International Human Rights Day​

Pakistan joins the international community in observing the International Human Rights Day, marked each year to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations on 10 December 1948. This day is an occasion to reaffirm our resolve to respect and uphold human dignity and to promote the human...