Politics

Bilawal to skip JIT hearing on fake accounts

Bilawal to skip JIT hearing on fake accounts

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will not appear before the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) joint investigation team (JIT) probing into Rs35 billion money laundering scam, a senior PPP leader on Tuesday revealed to The Express Tribune.He said the JIT shared a questionnaire with Bilawal. However, it has been decided that instead of […]

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

ISLAMABAD / LAHORE:A petitioner has approached the top court, seeking a contempt of court case against Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi and patron-in-chief Pir Afzal Qadri.In a petition submitted on Tuesday, the applicant, Barrister Masroor Shah, raised questions about the conduct of the two leaders who are currently detained at unknown locations.“Do they […]

Aitzaz blames statements for Sharif’s predicament

Aitzaz blames statements for Sharif’s predicament

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Aitzaz Ahsan on Sunday said the statements of Nawaz Sharif showed that it had become harder for the deposed prime minister to escape jail.“I am not happy with anyone’s imprisonment, but [it is unfortunate to say] that his advisers are giving him wrong suggestions,” the former senator said while speaking to […]

Govt not in hurry to sign agreement with IMF: Asad Umer

Govt not in hurry to sign agreement with IMF: Asad Umer

ISLAMABAD  – Finance Minister Asad Umar on Friday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was not in hurry to take loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Speaking on the floor of the Lower House of the Parliament, he said that the government will not sign the agreement in pressure and they are not in […]

Those who laundered money abroad will be made accountable: CJP

Those who laundered money abroad will be made accountable: CJP

MANCHESTER – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday has said ‎that those who illegally transferred money abroad will be made accountable. ‎As a part of fundraising campaign for construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam, the top judge addressed a ‎ceremony in Manchester. ‎During the event, CJP Nisar said that nobody can stop Pakistan […]

PM assures govt will maintain merit in all depts

PM assures govt will maintain merit in all depts

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said nepotism and corruption had marred government institutions and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government is pursuing policies of merit and transparency in recruitment process throughout all government departments.Addressing the launch ceremony of four new trains here at the PM Office, the prime minister said it is the people who bear […]

PM convenes Federal Cabinet meeting to review 100-day plan

PM convenes Federal Cabinet meeting to review 100-day plan

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will take Federal Cabinet into confidence on his official tours of UAE and Malaysia today (Friday). A huddle has been summoned by the premier in this regard on Friday. As per details garnered, the huddle will start at 10AM in the morning at PM office. The cabinet will […]

Nobody can stop Pakistan from construction of dams: CJP Nisar

Nobody can stop Pakistan from construction of dams: CJP Nisar

LONDON  – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday said that nobody can stop Pakistan from construction of dams, Dunya News reported.Addressing a ceremony in connection with fundraising of Diamer-Bhasha dam at a hotel in London, Justice Saqib Nisar said that we will construct as many dams as we wish on Indus […]

Centre-province feud: SC warns govt to settle workers’ fund dispute

Centre-province feud: SC warns govt to settle workers’ fund dispute

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday gave the government last chance to resolve the dispute with the provinces regarding payment of Rs124 billion Workers Welfare Fund (WWF).Workers have been facing difficulties in claiming marriage, death, and scholarships grants because of the pending dispute.A two-judge bench, comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Mushir Alam, while hearing […]

Ashiana Housing scam: Shehbaz Sharif to appear before NAB court today

Ashiana Housing scam: Shehbaz Sharif to appear before NAB court today

LAHORE  –  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif is set to appear before an accountability court today (Thursday) n a case pertaining to Ashiana Housing scam.National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) team will seek the transit remand of Sharif for appearance in National Assembly session due to be held […]

Opposition in a hurry to see fall of my govt: PM Imran

Opposition in a hurry to see fall of my govt: PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that the opposition parties are in a hurry to see an end to his government in order to protect their corruption.Those making noise know that they will soon end up in jails, said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman while addressing the Pakistani diaspora in Kuala Lumpur, Express News reported. Prime […]

PM Imran to leave on two-day official visit to Malaysia today

PM Imran to leave on two-day official visit to Malaysia today

ISLAMABAD  – Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for two-day official visit to Malaysia today (Tuesday), his first to the country since assuming his post in August.Imran Khan will hold a bilateral meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to review existing relations and cooperation as well as identify new areas for future collaboration between […]