CMYK CMYK Friday, February 2, 2018 CMYK CMYK CMYK IHK people want implementation of UN resolutions: Mishal LAHORE: Mishal Malik, wife of Kashmiri leader Yaseen Malik, has said that Kashmiri people want solution to the problem in line with the United Nation resolutions, also signed by India. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, she said that people of occupied Kashmir needed support of Pakistani people for freedom of the valley. She said the peace of the region was interlinked with the Kashmir issue and Indian intentions showed that they did not want solution to the problem. “We and our children will fight for freedom till the last drop of our blood,” ISLAMABAD: US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees and Migration Nancy Izzo Jackson Thursday said the United States would continue to provide humanitarian assistance to all refugees hosting countries, including Pakistan. Besides it would make sincere efforts to create an environment in Afghanistan conducive to volunteer repatriation of Afghan refugees, she told a select gathering of journalists here at the US embassy while LAHORE: JKLF chief Yasin Malik’s wife Mushaal Hussein Mullick addressing a press conference at Lahore Press Club. she said. Mishal said that she and expressing her inability to give any time frame for their honourable and safe return. She said that Pakistan would not be left alone in its efforts to provide security, food and shelter to the Afghan refugees and America had asked the World Bank to create a new facility to be participated by other countries to meet the requirements of the refugees. Pakistan is eligible to avail this facility. She said that some 2.9 billion dollars had been provided by her government as her daughter were direct victims of indians and she humanitarian assistance for the refugees since 2002 and 214 million dollars were spent under that head in 2017. During her ongoing visit to Pakistan, Nancy Jackson held discussions with Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Lieutenant General (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Chief of General Staff General Bilal Akbar, and other senior officials at the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Interior, and the United Nations High knew how Indians targeted her and her daughter. US to resume partial Aid to Pakistan Pakistani Cultural Gala Week begins at European Parliament in Brussels BRUSSELS: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belgium, the European Union and Luxembourg, Mrs. Naghmana Alamgir Hashmi and member of European Parliament, Amjad Bashir speaking at the launch of Pakistani Food and Cultural Gala Week at the European Parliament. BRUSSELS: First ever Pakistani food and cultural gala week in the European Parliament, organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels, has been launched with huge success. According to a message received here on Thursday, the opening ceremony of the gala was attended by more than 500 participants comprising mainly of vice presidents, members of European Parliament, senior officials of European Commission, European Council and External Action Service, ambassadors, academics, businessmen and media. The event organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels and co-hosted by MEP from UK Mr Amjad Bashir, represents the culture and economic development of Pakistan through display of art, crafts, dresses and photographs of all the provinces and regions of Pakistan. Documentaries on the socio-economic development of Pakistan introduced the bright face of emerging Pakistan to the participants of the event. Speaking on the occasion Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belgium, the European Union and Luxembourg Mrs Naghmana Alamgir Hashmi and Pakistani origin members of European Parliament Amjad Bashir, Sajjad Karim, Wajid Khan and Baroness Naushina Mubarik, introduced various facets of Pakistan, not only as a country full of scenic beauty and hospitable people but also as a country having huge potential for trade and investment. Six separate corners have been set up depicting the culture of provinces and regions which attracted the attention of participants. A stall of Hina and bangles for ladies remained very popular among the women so was the stall for inscribing names of participants in Urdu the national language of Pakistan. The display of books on heritage and tourism of Pakistan such as on the Churches, Sikh and Hindu heritage drew attention and appreciation of the participants. The folk and classical tunes were played on Sitar and Tabla by Belgian artists Arnaud Eurine and Carlo Santanze. The participants were of the view that it was one the rarest events in the European Parliament with such a large scale projection of any country. They were able to capture glimpses of Pakistan and getting introduced to an entirely different face of Pakistan than the existing misperceptions about the country. KINSHASA: United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) Deputy Force Commander Major General Bernard Commins, paid Homage to the Pakistan Soldier (N.K)/Corporal Muhammad Naeem Raza who was embarrassed Martyrdom on the 27 January 2018 in an ambush in South Kivu by an illegal Mai Mai armed group in a very solemn ceremony took place at the MONUSCO Air Terminal of the Goma International Airport on the 30 of January 2018. Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She also met Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Dr. Omar Zakhilwal. She recognized Pakistan’s generosity for hosting one of the largest, most-protracted refugee populations in the world for nearly 40 years. She encouraged the Government of Pakistan to work with UNHCR and the Afghan government on a plan that supported voluntary, sustainable, and dignified repatriation of Afghan refugees. Indian court rejects bail plea of Shabbir Shah NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of senior leader of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, in a false case of money laundering registered against him in 2007. According to KMSAdditional Sessions Judge, Justice Sidharth Sharma, who had in August last year denied the relief to Shabbir Shah citing the ongoing probe, dismissed his fresh bail plea In his bail application filed through Advocate M S Khan, the APHC leader had told the court that investigation into the case was complete as the Indian investigating agency, Enforcement Directorate, had filed its charge sheet and there was no possibility of hampering the probe by him. HESCO aims to complete all public projects to improve supplies within timeframe: Chief HYDERABAD: Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) Chief Executive Officer, Rahim Ali Otho aims and advised staff accordingly to complete all development projects meant for improved services and supplies to the general public. In this connection, HESCO spokesman, Muhammad Sadiq Kuber along with senior member of press club and journalist, Haji Junaid Ahmed Khanzada inspected ongoing HESCO projects in Hyderabad including 220KV Hala Naka grid station’s 11KV feeders Heerabad and 132KV Qasimabad/Muhammadi (Latifabad) grid station’s 11KV feeder Garri Khatta. The both members appreciated pace of works in progress and area public was also very happy on these projects being completed at rapid speed and dedication. It is pertinent to mention here that the CEO HESCO is very keenly interested and given clear instructions to complete all development work, projects well in time for better public service and uninterrupted power supplies. This not only will reduce line losses which will be a landmark advancement in providing better public services, Chief concluded. “Whenever, we go to India to see Yaseen Malik, miscreants of RSS and RAW hurl threats, harass and attack us,” she added. She said that no one was safe in Kashmir as Indian forces attack classrooms, schools and houses, adding that infants and little girls were also becoming target of the forces. She urged all segments of society to support people of Indian-held Kashmir (IHk) for greater cause of freedom. She said freedom movements were wars of nerves and these movements could take long time to succeed; however, she said that Kashmir would finally be liberated. Japan fire kills 11 at home for elderly people TOKYO: Eleven people died after a fire broke out at a residence for elderly people with financial difficulties in northern Japan, police said on Thursday. Television footage showed the three-storey building engulfed in flames and dozens of firefighters battling the blaze in snowy conditions. Pictures of the aftermath showed the blackened husk of the building, whose roof had apparently collapsed due to the fire. The victims -- eight men and three women -- were among 16 residents of the facility in Sapporo, Hokkaido, run by a local organisation. The other five residents escaped with minor injuries, a police spokesman told AFP, adding that authorities were investigating the victims´ identities. Police said they had launched a probe into the cause of the fire first alerted at 11:42 pm (1442 GMT) Wednesday via an emergency call, the spokesman said. The facility is aimed at supporting elderly people with financial difficulties by offering low-cost accommodation and helping them find work, public broadcaster NHK reported. It is usually unstaffed overnight, according to local media. Indian troops martyr 18 Kashmiris in January SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred 19 Kashmiris including 3 young boys during the last month of January. According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media MUMBAI: The release of 'PadMan' is just around on the corner and the actors involved in the movie have been extensively promoting the film on social media and events. The movie stars Akshay Kumar, along with Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte. In the film, Sonam Kapoor will be seen playing the role of a tabla player and a social activist and today, she shared a glimpse of her musical side. The National-award winning star shared a picture on Instagram, where she can be seen playing table on the stage. She captioned the image as, "Every film gives me an opportunity to learn something new #Padman @ p a d m a n t h e f i l m Service on Thursday these killings rendered 2 women widowed and 10 children orphaned. As many as 147 people were injured due to the use of brute force and firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian troops and police personnel against @akshaykumar @radhikaofficial." The actress trained to play the instrument under the guidance of 28-yearold table player and percussionist Mukta Madan Raste. Helmed by R Balki, mourners and peaceful protesters while 137 civilians including Hurriyet leaders and activists were arrested during the month. Indian forces’ personnel also destroyed and damaged 62 residential houses and disgraced 6 women during the period. Sonam Kapoor turns musician in R. Balki's 'PadMan' ISLAMABAD: Radio Pakistan is airing special programmes on 5th February to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people struggling for their right of self-determination under UN resolutions. Messages of President and Prime Minister will be aired in programme "Subh- e Pakistan" starting at 7:10 a.m. A special song, 'Naghma-i- Kashmir' and Interviews of President and Prime Minister of Azad Jammu Kashmir will also be part of this programme. One minute silence will be observed at 10:00 a.m. to pay homage to the martyrs of the liberation struggle of Occupied Kashmir. Special programme highlighting struggle of women for liberation of motherland from Indian clutches has been scheduled in programme "Sukhi Ghar" under the title, "Srinagar Ki Betiyan." Special song "Ay Jannat Arzi" and interview of Kashmiri leader Mashal Malik titled, "Jed-o-jehd-e Azadi Jammu Wa Kashmir Aur Khawateen Ka Jazba-e Hurriyet' will also be presented during this programme. Radio report on human chain in Muzaffarabad and other the movie is slated to release on Februray 9. Radio Pakistan to air special programmes on Kashmir Solidarity Day ceremonies to be held on this day will be broadcast at 03:30 p.m. Special discussion programme, 'Jed-o-Jahd-e Azadi-e Kashmir Aur Naujawan will be aired at 04:30 p.m. Song 'Dunya Ke Munsifo, interview of former diplomat Abdul Basit titled, "Masla-e Kashmir Aur Muassar Safarat Kari," and radio reports on ceremonies to be held in different cities will be put on air at 07:10 p.m. Special play on occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day will be presented at 09:10 p.m. and special Mushahira at 10:10 p.m HYDERABAD: HESCO spokesman, Muhammad Sadiq Kuber along with senior member of press club and journalist, Haji Junaid Ahmed Khanzada inspecting ongoing public development projects. CMYK CMYK CMYK Chief Editor and Publisher Muhammad Taqi Alvi, Office No.509, Land Mark Plaza, I.I. Chundrigar Road Karachi. Tel. 021-32214988/32214990 Fax: 021-32214989 Printed by Jilani Printing Press ST-8 Block-10/A Gulshan-e-Iqbal Karachi.