SRI LANKA PARTICIPATES AT THE 11TH ASIA PACIFIC FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN BANGKOK

Media Release, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo, 1st March 2024; The State Minister of Finance, Shehan Semasinghe, while addressing the 11th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (AFPSD) at the United Nations Economic and... Read more »

55TH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: STATEMENT BY PR/GENEVA

[The country concerned following the Oral Update on Sri Lanka, by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 01 March 2024] Media Release by Public Diplomacy Division, Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka Mr. President,... Read more »

HUMANITARIAN CRISIS UNVEILED IN GAZA

115 Civilians killed trying to access food aid trucks By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Syndey Australia, 1st March 2024 Never heard this situation before, according to international media sources, eyewitnesses and Hamas... Read more »

VICTORIAN AND NSW PREMIERS CANCEL IFTAR DINNERS IN SOLIDARITY WITH MUSLIM COMMUNITY’S PROTEST

Tribune International (Australia), 1st March 2024; In a significant move, both the Victorian Premier, Jacinta Allan, and the Premier of New South Wales (NSW), Chris Minns have announced the cancellation of their... Read more »

HALAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION CEO NAMED VISIONARY LEADER OF THE YEAR

Petaling Jaya, 29 February 2024, media release by Norsida Ahmad, HDC: The Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC) is proud to announce its Chief Executive Officer, Hairol Ariffein Sahari, has been honoured with... Read more »

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Jakarta Facilitates a Virtual Meeting to Enhance Bilateral Trade and Investment

Media Release, Sri Lankan Embassy, Jakarta, 27 Feb 2024. The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Jakarta facilitated a virtual meeting between the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), Sri Lanka Indonesia Business Council... Read more »

SRI LANKA ICED TEA TASTING AT THE NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL, CANBERRA – 2024

Canberra, Press Release, 28 February 2024: The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra participated in the “National Multicultural Festival 2024” in Canberra organised by the ACT government, for the second consecutive year... Read more »

US CONGRESS REPRESENTATIVES ADVOCATE FOR FAIRNESS IN PAKISTANI ELECTIONS

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 28 Feb 2024 Sydney (Tribune International, Australia): Congressman Greg Casar and Congresswoman Susan Wild have taken a significant step in supporting the people of Pakistan by... Read more »

PAKISTAN: The Elite Who Betrayed the Nation

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD Corrupt Elite is always Self-Deceptive and Fearful Every dictator is a despot in heart and an enemy of himself and the nation. They contribute nothing to build... Read more »

APPEAL TO HALT IMF LOANS TO CORRUPT PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT

To:       Ms. Kristalina Geogieva, Managing Director, IMF Copy:   His Excellency, Neil Hawkins, Australian High Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) must cease providing loans to the fraudulent Pakistani government. Funds from IMF... Read more »

پچاس سال بعد آج پاکستان پھر ۱۹۷۱ کے سیاہ باب کی طرف گامزن ہے

بقلم سید عتیق الحسن، سڈنی آسٹریلیا حکمران مافیا منصوبہ بندی کے تحت  کرپٹ اور نا اہل افراد کو اقتدار میں لا رہی ہے ۸ فروری کے انتخابات میں تحریک انصاف کے نامزد... Read more »

HDC CONTINUES WORKING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MALAYSIA AND JAPAN ADVANCING HALAL TRADE INITIATIVES

Osaka, Japan, 23 February 2024, media release by Norsida Ahmad, HDC, Kuala Lumpur:  The Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC), under the leadership of its Chairman, Khairul Azwan Harun joined forces with the... Read more »

XPENG announces dealer partnerships in UAE, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Jordan and Lebanon

XPENG announces dealer partnerships in UAE, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Jordan and Lebanon XPENG, a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company, announces dealer partnerships in UAE, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Jordan and Lebanon. Through the partnerships,... Read more »

INTERNATIONAL OUTCRY OVER RIGGED PAKISTANI ELECTIONS: Pakistani Australians Appeal to Australian Leadership

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia, Feb 21, 2024 In the wake of the recently held Pakistani elections on February 8, 2024, international observers have denounced the process as heavily rigged.... Read more »

LONGEVIQUEST VISITS BRAZIL’S OLDEST PERSON, 115-YEAR-OLD NUN

Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil, PRESSWIRE: Inah Canabarro Lucas, aged 115 years and 257 days, is currently the oldest living person in Brazil and Latin America, and also the oldest... Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Video Statement of Assistant Commissioner on Alleged Election Corruption Scandal

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 20 Feb 2024اسسٹنٹ کمشنرکا ملک سے فرار ہوتے ہوئے ویڈیو بیان  بیان In a developing shocking revelation, a video statement purportedly featuring an Assistant Commissioner has... Read more »

PACT FOR THE FUTURE: UN forum urges commitments be translated into concrete actions in Asia and the Pacific

Bangkok ( Press Report by APFSD, 20 February 2024): The 11th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) opened today in Bangkok with a resounding call for countries to take urgent, accelerated actions... Read more »

FAFEN PRELIMINARY ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT OF GENERAL ELECTION 2024

Source: FAFEN’s Preliminary Election Observation Report, Feb 10, 2024 ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2024: Approximately 60 million voters went to the polls in Pakistan on February 8, 2024, to elect their representatives in... Read more »

UPHOLDING DEMOCRACY: Addressing Electoral Rigging and Ground Realities in Pakistan

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia The pillars of governance in Pakistan must acknowledge the nation’s factual mandate and confront ground realities to steer the country away from further turmoil and... Read more »

PAKISTAN: A Quagmire of Strange Democracy at Work

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. The Nation Lost Time and Opportunities for Political Change Pakistan represents traces of compelling authoritarian  tyranny, stupidity, political sinisterism of rooted insolence of lost wisdom and hopes... Read more »

CONCERNS RAISED BY AUSTRALIA REGARDING PAKISTAN’S ELECTIONS

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan Several prominent democratic nations, including Australia, have voiced their concerns regarding the recent elections in Pakistan, held on February 8. The Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued... Read more »

UNVEILING DECEPTION: Tactics Employed to Thwart Imran Khan and PTI in the Electoral Arena

Fraudulence and fudging in the Election Process to Block Imran Khan and his PTI “Concerns Mount as International Observers Question Legitimacy of Pakistani Election Results” By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia... Read more »

PAKISTAN’S NATIONAL FERVOUR SURGED AS IMRAN KHAN’S VICTORY LOOMED JUST HOURS AHEAD

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Tribune International (Australia) 8 Feb 2024: Nominees from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) garnered unprecedented support, signalling a potential landslide victory if the election commission and establishment... Read more »

PAKISTAN: The Generals and Judges Who Betrayed the Nation

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. Would the Generals and Judges Learn from History? Pakistan exhibits a portrait of authoritarian anarchy, political mismanagement, injustice, and degradation in global affairs and an elusive imagination... Read more »