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Deliveries of Pakistan-assembled Hyundai Porter commence

Deliveries of Pakistan-assembled Hyundai Porter commence

The AsiaN Bureau, Pakistan Karachi: Hyundai Nishat Motor (Private) Limited has commenced the deliveries of its locally assembled Hyundai Porter H-100 Pickup, after the bookings were announced open on 3rd December 2019. The first locally assembled vehicle was delivered to its customer at a special event held at a local dealership on January 13, 2020. […]

71 dead as severe cold grips Pakistan

71 dead as severe cold grips Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: The death toll from snow and rain-related incidents jumped to 71 on Tuesday as severe cold weather spell continued across the country bringing life to a standstill. More deaths are feared as according to weather forecast the current cold spell will continue for another couple of days. Most of […]

Pakistan launches healthcare program for transgender community

Pakistan launches healthcare program for transgender community

By Nasir Aija AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched a healthcare program for the transgender community of Pakistan, stressing on the need to correct the toxic views we hold about trans people. Addressing a ceremony here in the federal capital, the prime minister said: “We will take responsibility and extend Health Cards […]

Death sentence to Musharraf: Pakistan army unhappy over court verdict

Death sentence to Musharraf: Pakistan army unhappy over court verdict

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday said that it was in “a lot of pain and anguish” over the sentencing to death of former military leader General (R) Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case. “An ex-army chief, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and President of Pakistan, who […]

Pakistan’s apex court suspends Army Chief Gen. Bajwa’s job extension

Pakistan’s apex court suspends Army Chief Gen. Bajwa’s job extension

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Tuesday suspended the government’s notification of Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure extension until the top court’s hearing on Wednesday. The chief justice observed that “the summary and approval of army chief’s extension is not correct”. The court […]

Korean Buddhist monks visit Pakistan to promote religious tourism

Korean Buddhist monks visit Pakistan to promote religious tourism

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: A delegation of Korean Buddhist monks led by President of Jogye Order, Won Haeng, the biggest denomination of Buddhism in the Republic of Korea, is currently on a visit to Pakistan to promote religious tourism and to give fresh impetus to the existing cultural ties between Korea and Pakistan. […]

Italy to invest 40 million euros for youth development across Pakistan

Italy to invest 40 million euros for youth development across Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo said that the Italian government plans investing 40 million euros in Pakistan for the development of youth across the country. The ambassador was speaking at the inauguration ceremony in relation to a week-long Program for Poverty Reduction (PPR) in collaboration with the Italian […]

Lightning kills 29 people in Thar Desert of Pakistan

Lightning kills 29 people in Thar Desert of Pakistan

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Karachi: At least 29 people including men and women died and dozens of animals including cows, goats and camels perished due to lightning during the torrential rains which started late last night in Tharparkar, the desert district of Sindh province of Pakistan, according to police, hospital sources and local […]

South Korea finances establishing three hospitals in Pakistan

South Korea finances establishing three hospitals in Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Karachi: The Republic of Korea on Monday agreed to provide a US$300 million soft loan for financing establishment of three hospitals in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province. In a meeting with Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah at Chief Minister’s House in Karachi, the provincial capital, the Korean delegation of Exim […]

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony on Saturday in Narowal area near Indian border, paving the way for Sikh pilgrims to visit Darbar Baba Guru Nanak, one of their religion’s holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa. “I congratulate the Sikh […]

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