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Mohmand: Social media gaining huge importance in election campaigns

GHALANAI: Candidates of political parties and those running election campaign as independent candidates in tribal district Mohmand are recognizing the use of social media in electioneering. Social media sites and services on the internet, such as SMS text messaging, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube blogs are playing an important role in campaigning for the upcoming general elections which are going to take place on July 25. Political parties, hunting for votes in the area, are speeding up their campaigning through social…

Army chief, Tajik president back Afghan-led peace process

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan and Tajikistan have reiterated the importance of dialogue, regional cooperation, and support to Afghan-led and Afghan-owned initiatives. This resolved was expressed during a meeting between Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon in Dushanbe on Monday. The two sides discussed the regional security issues and had unanimity of views for peace in Afghanistan and the region.  They also pledged to enhance and expand Pakistan-Tajikistan cooperation in the…