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DATE: 14-07-2017                          

 

Parliamentary Party meeting of the ruling PML (N) is underway in Islamabad.

 

Security forces have killed five terrorists in Quetta and Khyber Agency. 

 

Pakistan and Indonesia have reaffirmed commitment to continue strengthening bilateral relations in diverse fields.

 

A Cell has been established at the office of Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters to obtain advance information from India on rain and flood situation.

 

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MEETING

Parliamentary Party meeting of the ruling PML(N) is in progress in Islamabad.

 

Members of the parliamentary party are overwhelmingly participating in the meeting.

 

The members warmly welcomed the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by thumping desks on his arrival for the meeting.

                    

ISPR

Security forces killed two suicide bombers while foiling terrorists attack on border post in Khyber Agency.

 

According to ISPR, terrorists were killed in repulsive attack as they were attempting fire raid and targeting Misthara post, on Pak-Afg Border.

 

Two soldiers also got injured in exchange of fire with terrorists.

                     

TERRORISTS-QUETTA:

Meanwhile, three terrorists have been killed during exchange of fire with security forces at Esa Nagri area of Quetta.

       

Police sources told Radio Pakistan Quetta correspondent that dead bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta for identification.

                         

CM-MEETING:

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says the nation cannot be served with hollow slogans. 

 

He was talking to the elected representatives of PML-N in Lahore on Friday.

 

He said that past four years of the PML-N Government are based on public service and we will continue the service of the people in future.

 

The chief minister said that some politicians are trying to derail the journey of the development and prosperity of Pakistan.

 

He said that Pakistan is progressing rapidly and the government endured transparency in development projects.

               

PAK-INDONESIA

Pakistan and Indonesia have reaffirmed commitment to continue strengthening bilateral relations in diverse fields. 

 

The resolve came during the first meeting of Bilateral Consultative Forum between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan held in Jakarta.   

 

Pakistani delegation was led by Additional Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Asia Pacific) Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi and the Indonesian side was led by Director General for Asia Pacific and African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Desra Percaya.

 

The meeting reviewed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations including political, defence, security, economy and consular matters.

 

The Pakistan delegation highlighted the issues in relations with India particularly its continued gross human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir.

 

Both sides agreed to hold the second round meeting of Bilateral Consultative Forum in Pakistan next year.

 

MALEEHA

Pakistan says efforts are being made to resolve regional and international issues through peaceful means.

 

This was stated by Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi during meeting with Ambassador of El Salvador Ruben Ignacio Zamora in New York.  

 

Maleeha Lodhi also apprised him about human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and peace efforts of Pakistan to resolve the lingering issue through dialogue. 

 

Earlier, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi had a meeting with Permanent Representative of Guyuna Rudolph Michael and discussed with him matters pertaining to common interest.

         

CELL:

A Cell has been established at the office of Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters to obtain advance information from India on rains and floods and pass it on to all concerned.

    

According to Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters Mirza Asif Baig his Indian counterpart agreed to provide the advance flood information in monsoon in line with arrangements made during last year. 

      

As per agreement with the Indian Commissioner, the information regarding the flood flows will also be broadcast by Jammu Radio Stations at 0900 hours, 1430 hours and 2240 hours Pakistan Standard Time.

    

India will also provide information on flood flows about Sutlej at Rupar and Ravi at Madhopur.

     

According to the arrangement, releases from Bhakra reservoir on River Sutlej, Pong reservoir on Beas River and Then reservoir on River Ravi are also to be supplied to Pakistan daily.                                   

 

RUSSIA

Russia has offered to send its own monitors to prevent violations of a new cease-fire in southwest Syria.

 

This has been stated by U.S. special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State, Brett McGurk in a press briefing in Washington.

 

Earlier, Russia, the United States and Jordan reached a deal to support a cease-fire in southwest Syria, setting up a de-escalation zone to create environment for reaching a political solution to the crisis.


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