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A PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN IS IN THE FAVOUR OF PAKISTAN: SARDAR AYAZ SADIQ

A PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN IS IN THE FAVOUR OF PAKISTAN: SARDAR AYAZ SADIQ

A PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN IS IN THE FAVOUR OF PAKISTAN: SARDAR AYAZ SADIQ Islamabad; (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The Speaker National Assembly Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Afghanistan is our neighboring country and a peaceful Afghanistan is in the favour of Pakistan and the entire region. He was talking to the Special Representative of Germany […]

PTI, AML, JUI-F chiefs provided highest number of security officials

PTI, AML, JUI-F chiefs provided highest number of security officials

ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and Maulana Fazlur Rehman have been provided with the highest number of security officials, at public expense, the government revealed on Monday.Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has been provided five officials, while Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chairman Fazlur Rehman have […]

Upcoming elections could be sabotaged, warns ECP secretary

Upcoming elections could be sabotaged, warns ECP secretary

ISLAMABAD: Warning against possible violence in the run-up to general elections, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob told the Senate on Monday that according to his assessment, there was a possibility of attempts to sabotage the upcoming polls.We think that an effort will be made at an international level to sabotage the elections […]

Opposition rejects move in NA to increase president’s salary

Opposition rejects move in NA to increase president’s salary

ISLAMABAD: The opposition on Monday protested in the National Assembly over the government’s move to introduce a bill seeking an exorbitant increase of over 530 per cent in the president’s salary, terming it “unnecessary and illogical”.The bill was introduced by minister in charge of the cabinet secretariat Sheikh Aftab Ahmed soon after failing to give […]

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

KARACHI ;Temperature in Karachi is expected to reach sweltering 45ºC as the meteorological department issued a fresh heatwave alert for the city.Met Office says that a new heatwave of moderate to severe intensity would engulf Karachi and its suburbs on Tuesday and was expected to continue till Thursday (from May 29 to 31).During the period, […]

Nawaz Sharif demands to form national inquiry commission

Nawaz Sharif demands to form national inquiry commission

ISLAMABAD ;Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has said that caretaker PM Nasir-ul-Mulk has unique personality and that his services as judge and Chief Justice of Pakistan are appreciatable. Informally talking to media, Nawaz Sharif said that Nasir-ul-Mulk is respectable name of the country and that his appointment as interim PM should be acknowledged. Politicians […]

Nation will decide new government, says PM Abbasi

Nation will decide new government, says PM Abbasi

HAVELIAN:Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday has said that the nation will give vote to the politics of service, development and decency which are the hallmark of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).Reviewing the progress of Havelian-Thakot motorway project, Abbasi said that the new government will be formed as per nation’s decision. I am happy […]

Maryam says she has been dragged to court to pressurise Nawaz Sharif

Maryam says she has been dragged to court to pressurise Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD :Maryam Nawaz while detailing her appearance in NAB court on Tuesday said that she has been dragged to court to pressurise her father Nawaz Sharif.Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Maryam told that her statement was recorded before the court in the past three days and she answered 127 questions.“When the first verdict of […]

Zia’s letter cannot be made part of judicial record as evidence: Maryam

Zia’s letter cannot be made part of judicial record as evidence: Maryam

ISLAMABAD:Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz said that the letter of Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head Wajid Zia that was submitted on July 3, 2017 cannot be made part of judicial record as evidence in Avenfield reference. During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, Maryam Nawaz recorded her statement, saying that the […]

Abbasi, Shah meet again to discuss name of caretaker PM

Abbasi, Shah meet again to discuss name of caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD:Meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah to discuss name of caretaker PM has been concluded today (Monday). Sources said that government had contacted opposition again in this regard and it is expected that PM Abbasi and Khursheed Shah would announce the name of interim […]

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