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Raheel Sharif did not obtain NOC from cabinet for heading Saudi military alliance, SC told

Raheel Sharif did not obtain NOC from cabinet for heading Saudi military alliance, SC told

The Supreme Court was informed by the attorney general on Tuesday that former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif did not obtain a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the federal cabinet before leaving for Saudi Arabia to head a 41-nation military alliance. During the hearing of a suo motu case regarding dual nationality of civil servants and judges, […]

CTD says Ansarul Sharia has formed alliance with TTP, LJ to target politicians

CTD says Ansarul Sharia has formed alliance with TTP, LJ to target politicians

KARACHI: Three banned outfits — the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Ansarul Sharia Pakistan (ASP) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) — have developed a nexus to target political leadership in the metropolis to “sabotage forthcoming elections and trigger destabilisation in the country”, said a senior police official on Wednesday. The ASP, TTP and LJ have developed a sort of […]

Supermarket chains Tesco, Carrefour form strategic alliance

Supermarket chains Tesco, Carrefour form strategic alliance

British supermarket chain Tesco and France’s Carrefour are creating a strategic alliance to give them more clout with global suppliers. The companies said in a statement o Monday that the three-year deal will cover their relationship with suppliers and include joint purchasing of the stores’ own-brand goods. They say the alliance will help both parties […]

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources KARACHI: Amid the ongoing political hullabaloo, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to swing into election mode in December, this year. According to sources, the party will be open to making electoral alliances with everyone, everywhere except Sindh, the powerhouse of the PPP. […]

Raheel Sharif leaves for Saudi Arabia to head military alliance: reports

Raheel Sharif leaves for Saudi Arabia to head military alliance: reports

Monitoring Desk Retired army chief Gen Raheel Sharif has left for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to head a 41-nation military alliance, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Friday. The reports suggested that the former chief of army staff was granted approval to serve as head of the alliance for three years. Defence Minister Khawaja […]

PTI submits resolution against Saudi alliance in NA

PTI submits resolution against Saudi alliance in NA

By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the National Assembly Secretariat against Pakistan’s decision to join Saudi-led 41-nation Islamic military alliance and appointment of General (retd) Raheel Sharif as its head. Taking cogniscance of Article 40 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan which states, inter alia, “The […]

Saving face: Imran Khan’s tirade puts future of PPP-PTI alliance in jeopardy

Saving face: Imran Khan’s tirade puts future of PPP-PTI alliance in jeopardy

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan found himself in a bit of a pickle on Sunday after he levied several allegations against the PPP leadership during a speech in Talagang, only to find out that his party and the PPP had a political alliance for the Talagang by-polls on April 18. Amongst other things, Khan […]

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Press Conference Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said Tuesday Pakistan remains committed to its policy of non-interference in the conflicts of Muslim countries. She gave the assurance during a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs which discussed the issue of clearance given to former army chief retired Gen Raheel Sharif to lead […]

Iran concerned over Raheel’s appointment as head of Saudi-led military alliance: envoy

Iran concerned over Raheel’s appointment as head of Saudi-led military alliance: envoy

Agency Iran has expressed its reservations regarding the appointment of the former army chief, retired Gen Raheel Sharif, as head of the Saudi-led 39-nation Islamic military alliance, saying it is not ‘satisfied’ with the coalition. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency quoted Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost as saying that Pakistan had contacted Iranian officials before […]