Last update: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04pm

General News: Pakistan


All timings are in PST (Pakistan Standard Time).

The Met Office on Wednesday forecast mainly cold and dry weather for the most parts of the country in the next 24 hours. It said that the foggy conditions were likely to prevail over the plain areas of Punjab and Upper Sindh during night and morning hours. "Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country," it said.
The weather report on Wednesday (December 07, 2016) and the forecast for Thursday (December 08, 2016).

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi has underscored that Pakistan is looking forward to work closely with the new US administration and wants the bilateral relations to be further strengthened in future.
Federal Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid has said the government's Vision 2025 has seven pillars and 25 goals and these goals are fully aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which means Pakistan is now in line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has vowed zero tolerance against terrorism and directed for focussed and indiscriminate operations against terrorists of all kinds in co-ordination with intelligence and law enforcement agencies (LEAs). Addressing a briefing in Quetta on Tuesday, the Chief of Army Staff expressed the resolve to ensure foolproof security arrangements for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force (PAF) handed over four Super Mushshak Aircraft to Nigerian Air Force in a ceremony at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base Kaduna. The Super Mushshak is equipped with glass cockpit and enhanced environmental control system, which has modernized the trainer, said a statement issued here on Tuesday.