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Cabinet Division issues new list of Federal Cabinet members

Cabinet Division issues new list of Federal Cabinet members

ISLAMABAD  – Cabinet Division on Tuesday issued new lists of Federal Ministers, State Ministers, Advisers and Spacial Assistants to Prime Minister.The list also contains the name of former federal minister Azam Swati who has resigned from his post few days ago.Yousaf Baig Mirza has been appointed Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Media Affairs, […]

Azerbaijan Ambassador offers $100 million credit to address Pakistan’s energy issues

Azerbaijan Ambassador offers $100 million credit to address Pakistan’s energy issues

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada called on Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain here on Friday and said that Azerbaijan was ready to offer $100 million credit to Pakistan to address its energy issues along with supplying of oil and oil products.The ambassador also showed his keen interest to […]

SHC grants protective bail to Jam Khan Shoro as NAB issues his arrest warrants

SHC grants protective bail to Jam Khan Shoro as NAB issues his arrest warrants

KARACHI  – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday has issued arrest warrants of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) member of provincial assembly Jam Khan Shoro.According to details, special teams of anti-corruption watchdog have been formed for Shoro’s arrest.Following the warrants, PPP leader approached Sindh High Court (SHC) for protective bail. The court granted him bail over […]

Pakistan loses business deal worth $940 million due to approval issues

Pakistan loses business deal worth $940 million due to approval issues

KARACHI: Pakistan has lost a business deal worth $940 million after the foreign acquirer of a telecom business in the country faced delays in getting regulatory approvals from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), which is running without a proper head for about 10 months.According to a notice filed by Dawood Hercules at the Pakistan Stock Exchange […]

SC issues contempt notice to Aamir Liaquat, questions if he should be in the parliament

SC issues contempt notice to Aamir Liaquat, questions if he should be in the parliament

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday issued a show cause notice to televangelist Aamir Liaquat for alleged contempt of court on his part, with Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarking “that such people should not be in the parliament”. A three-member bench of the apex court, under Justice Nisar’s stewardship, issued the notice while […]

ECP issues final result lists; Notifications for all 5 seats Imran Khan contested on withheld

ECP issues final result lists; Notifications for all 5 seats Imran Khan contested on withheld

The ECP today notified the final results for the general election, issuing a list of winning MNAs. The results of 14 constituencies have been withheld. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, however, is not on the list of final candidates as poll results from his constituencies ─ NA-35 (Bannu), NA-53 (Islamabad-II), NA-95 (Mianwali-I), NA-131 (Lahore-IX), […]

Pakistan’s New Delhi High Commission issues visas to over 300 Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan’s New Delhi High Commission issues visas to over 300 Sikh pilgrims

ISLAMABAD, Jun 22 (APP):The Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi has issued visas to over 300 Sikh pilgrims from India to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore from June 21-30. The visas are in addition to those issued to Sikh pilgrims participating in the event from other countries, […]

Appellate tribunal issues notices to ECP, RO over Imran’s petition challenging NA-53 verdict

Appellate tribunal issues notices to ECP, RO over Imran’s petition challenging NA-53 verdict

ISLAMABAD;The appellate tribunal on Friday issued notices to Election Commission of Pakistan and Returning Officer over the petition of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan challenging the rejection of his nomination papers from NA-53 constituency. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani conducted hearing of the plea in Islamabad High Court (IHC). During the proceeding, Khan’s counsel Babar […]

ECP issues code of conduct for polling staff, security officials for upcoming elections

ECP issues code of conduct for polling staff, security officials for upcoming elections

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday released codes of conduct for “foreign observers”, polling staff and security officials who will be deployed during the upcoming general elections scheduled for July 25. The code of conduct for international observers, who would be arriving in Pakistan during the elections to oversee the polling process, comprises […]