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PM directs ministry to reduce electricity tariff

PM directs ministry to reduce electricity tariff

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed the ministry of power to take urgent measures to reduce electricity tariff and burden on consumers caused by power theft and line losses.Chairing a meeting of the Energy Task Force at the PM Office, he ordered officials to immediately launch crackdown against power thieves as it would not […]

Govt striving for investor friendly environment, says PM Imran at Riyadh conference

Govt striving for investor friendly environment, says PM Imran at Riyadh conference

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday spoke at the first day of the Davos in the Desert conference on the special invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz in Riyadh.The premier talked about seeking loans to remedy Pakistan’s economic crisis and how the government had been striving to foster an environment conducive to investment.“What we are hoping is that […]

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday has met Qatari deputy Prime Minister at GHQ in Rawalpindi. During the meeting, matters related to mutual cooperation and regional security were discussed. Army chief reiterated to continue efforts for the peace in the region.The Qatari deputy PM lauded Pakistan’s strategies regarding […]

128 more fake bank accounts traced, says PM Imran

128 more fake bank accounts traced, says PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed that authorities have found 128 more bank accounts through which billion of rupees were laundered outside the country.“The opposition is raising a hue and cry over ‘threats to democracy’ as it is afraid of going to jails. Even enemies do not treat you the way previous governments treated the […]

Reports PM unhappy over Asad Umar’s performance refuted

Reports PM unhappy over Asad Umar’s performance refuted

Hours after a section of media reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed serious reservations over Finance Minister Asad Umar’s performance, Special Assistant to PM on Media Iftikhar Durrani dismissed the news calling it ‘fabricated’ and ‘baseless’.According to the reports, Prime Minter Imran had criticised Finance Minister Umar’s approach to seek a bailout from the International […]

‘Path of thorns’: An IMF bailout set to impede PM Imran Khan’s populist agenda

‘Path of thorns’: An IMF bailout set to impede PM Imran Khan’s populist agenda

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – From cutting power subsidies to forcing currency devaluations that stoke inflation, the hard choices facing Pakistan as it seeks a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pose a major headache for populist new Prime Minister Imran Khan.Pakistani officials met IMF representatives this week in Bali and formally requested Islamabad’s 13th bailout […]

Naya Pakistan Housing Project will improve economy, says PM Imran

Naya Pakistan Housing Project will improve economy, says PM Imran

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday has expressed confidence that Naya Pakistan Housing Authority project would bring about significant improvement in the economy of the country.He made these remarks during meeting of the Federal Cabinet in Islamabad.PM said the project would be undertaken through one window operation.Imran Khan said Pakistan’s […]

Taking loan to repay earlier debts: PM Imran

Taking loan to repay earlier debts: PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said the country is taking a loan to repay instalments due from earlier debts while alluding to the previous government.The remarks by the premier came after a federal cabinet meeting which also discussed the current balance of payments crisis facing the country reported Radio PakistanThe premier said that it needs to […]

Usman Dar appointed as chairman of PM Youth Program

Usman Dar appointed as chairman of PM Youth Program

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Usman Dar on Wednesday has been appointed as the chairman of Prime Minister (PM) Youth Program.A notification in this regard has also been issued.In his video message after the appointment, Usman Dar said that providing job opportunities and relevant training to the youth will be his foremost […]

IMF only viable option, PM Imran Khan told

IMF only viable option, PM Imran Khan told

ISLAMABAD: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package remains the only viable option for Pakistan to arrest deterioration in macroeconomic situation and restore shattering confidence of markets, Pakistan’s negotiating team informed Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday.Khan was chairing a meeting on the IMF programme, which was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, the State Bank […]

President Alvi, PM Imran seek acquittal in Parliament attack case

President Alvi, PM Imran seek acquittal in Parliament attack case

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday filed applications seeking acquittal from an anti-terrorism court pertaining to the Parliament and Pakistan Television (PTV) attack case during the 2014 sit-in.Counsel for the president Mohammad Ali Bukhari and counsel for the prime minister Babar Awan filed the acquittal applications under Section 265-K. The court directed the prosecution […]

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