Pakistan

Salma Marwat wins Chakwal 4×4 Jeep rally

Salma Marwat wins Chakwal 4×4 Jeep rally

Isalamabad: (report by Azmat Ali & Ehsan Ali) The Islamabad based Pakistan’s fastest and most emerging female Jeep rally driver Salma Marwat Khan added another feather to her cap this weekend when she won the inaugural Chakwal 4×4 challenge off-road rally.Salma displayed perfect control on steering as she raced her vehicle through difficult terrain to […]

Uzbekistan hockey team will visit Pakistan for 5 match series

Uzbekistan hockey team will visit Pakistan for 5 match series

The Uzbekistan hockey team will visit Pakistan from April 20 to May 4 for a five-match series against Pakistan Development Squad in Lahore, a spokesman for Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) told media. “We are trying to get foreign teams to visit Pakistan because due to scarcity of funds we cannot go abroad,” secretary PHF Shahbaz […]

Pakistan fully support UNESCO’s initiatives to promote Girl education

Pakistan fully support UNESCO’s initiatives to promote Girl education

  Paris 10th April, 2019. Government of Pakistan is taking a number of concrete steps to ensure provision of quality education to all school going children with special focus on enrolment of girls in the schools in pursuance of UNESCO’s objectives. This was stated by Ms. Wajiha Akram, Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Professional Training and […]

PTI govt to consider strategic partner for PSM revival

PTI govt to consider strategic partner for PSM revival

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to explore the possibility of finding a strategic partner for reviving Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) as an expert group has estimated the restructuring cost at $1.04 billion that the public exchequer alone cannot sustain. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet took a briefing from the expert group, which had […]

Pakistan sets $1b target for export of auto parts over 5 years

Pakistan sets $1b target for export of auto parts over 5 years

KARACHI: The government of Pakistan, which is looking for various avenues to increase exports of the country, has set the export target of $1 billion for the manufacturers of auto parts over the next five years. This was stated by the leadership of the Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (Paapam) in a statement on the occasion of […]

Pakistan sends relief goods to flood-hit Iran

Pakistan sends relief goods to flood-hit Iran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is sending two planeloads of relief goods for flood-hit Iran to meet its immediate needs. This message was conveyed by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in a telephonic conversation on Monday. “Foreign Minister informed Mr Zarif that as a gesture of goodwill the prime minister had instructed two C-130 […]

PM, French delegation discuss investment opportunities in Pakistan

PM, French delegation discuss investment opportunities in Pakistan

A delegation of French businessmen on Monday called on Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan in Islamabad to discuss investment and business opportunities in Pakistan. The MEDEF is the largest association of French entrepreneurs having 750,000 members. The delegation evinced keen interest in investing in various sectors including manufacturing sector, agriculture, and energy. The PM welcomed […]

PCB confirms Iqbal Imam as women’s team batting coach

PCB confirms Iqbal Imam as women’s team batting coach

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed the appointment of former first-class cricketer Iqbal Imam as Pakistan women’s cricket team’s batting coach for next month’s ICC Women’s Championship fixture against South Africa. The appointment has been made in light of the PCB’s vision and strategy to invest further into women’s cricket and to help the women […]

NAB interrogates Khawaja Asif in assets beyond means case

NAB interrogates Khawaja Asif in assets beyond means case

RAWALPINDI: Former defence minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday appeared before a joint investigation team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Rawalpindi to record his statement in assets beyond means case. Reportedly, the investigation team interrogated him while asking about his net assets in the country. “How many assets do you possess abroad and where […]

Court approves physical remand of Muhammad Mushtaq till April 23

Court approves physical remand of Muhammad Mushtaq till April 23

LAHORE: Alleged front man of Sharif family Muhammad Mushtaq on Tuesday appeared before accountability court in connection with money laundering case. During the hearing, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) official said that the accused had transferred Rs50 crore into account of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif’s son Salman Shehbaz. Mushtaq was manager at Ramzan […]

50 percent work on Kartarpur Corridor has been completed: FO

50 percent work on Kartarpur Corridor has been completed: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal on Tuesday has told that more than 50 percent work on Kartarpur Corridor has been completed as terminals and roads are almost constructed.  In a statement, the spokesman said that there are few matters with India including construction of bridge over the river and other technical aspects that still […]

Nawaz Sharif seeks exemption from Al-Azizia appeal hearing in IHC

Nawaz Sharif seeks exemption from Al-Azizia appeal hearing in IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday will resume hearing of an appeal filed by former premier Nawaz Sharif against his conviction in the Al-Azizia reference. The division bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani are scheduled to preside over hearing of the appeal. However, Sharif has sought exemption from personal […]