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Usman Dar urges opposition to support tree plantation drive

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar has called on the opposition leaders to support Prime Minister Imran Khan in the biggest tree planting campaign. In a message on Twitter, Special Assistant Usman Dar said “Today,

PM requests participation in tree plantation drive tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has requested citizens to participate with him tomorrow in planting trees all over Pakistan. In a tweet on Saturday, the prime minister shared that he has asked his MPs, ministers, Chief Ministers and Tiger Force

Moody’s confirmation of Pakistan’s rating an encouraging sign: Hamad Azhar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar has expressed satisfaction over Moody’s Investors Service that Moody’s confirmation of Pakistan’s B3 rating with a stable outlook during a pandemic is encouraging sign. Moody’s confirmed Pakistan’s B3 local and foreign currency

Punjab Education Minister Murad Ras calls on PM Imran Khan

LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Murad Rass has called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to brief on the two-year performance of the school education department. During the meeting, the Punjab Education Minister said that several projects have been completed during the

World admires Pakistan’s steps in fight against the COVID-19: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shibli Faraz on Friday said that the world has admired Pakistan’s steps in the fight against the COVID-19. On a social media website Twitter, he said the opening of tourism and various business sectors

Govt paying full attention to development of industrial sector: PM

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government is paying full attention to the development of the industrial sector. He said this while meeting members of the National Assembly from Faisalabad in which Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar,

Bilawal criticizes govt for ignoring internal issues

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has reprimanded the federal government and claimed that it “loves” quoting the Human Rights Watch (HRW) on the Kashmir issue but not on the country’s internal human rights abuses. On a social media

Shehbaz Sharif slams FM Qureshi’s statement on Saudi relations

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif criticised the recent statement by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi regarding relations with Saudi Arabia. In a tweet, the PML-N leader said the foreign minister’s

MoST to launch two programs this month

ISLAMABAD: Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry has announced to launch two programs in August. Taking to Twitter, Fawad Chaudhry wrote that two programs by the Ministry of Science and Technology would be launched this month with the approval of

AC turns downs Zardari’s plea against NAB in Park Lane case

ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court (AC) has rejected the petition of former President Asif Ali Zardari against the jurisdiction of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the Park Lane reference. The accountability court, after hearing arguments from both sides, delivered its

Murtaza Wahab claims Mirpurkhas fully functional despite heavy rainfall

KARACHI: Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab has claimed the city of Mirpurkhas is fully functional despite heavy rainfall and continuous load-shedding. In a tweet on Friday, the minister while thanking the Sindh government wrote that such quality service is available

PM Imran Khan to visit lahore today

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan will arrive in Lahore to lay the foundation stone of the old urban development project along the Ravi River today. Punjab government is all set to revive an old urban development project on the riverfront

Shibli Faraz lauds Tiger Force volunteers’ services

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has lauded the passion of the Corona Relief Tiger Force volunteers in providing invaluable services. During a meeting with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar today,

NAB summons CM Punjab on August 12

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on complaints of abuse of power on 12th August. According to sources, NAB summoned the Punjab chief minister on complaints about the issuance of illegal alcohol permits. Usman

AC indicts Shehbaz, Hamza in Ramzan Sugar Mills case

LAHORE: An Accountability court has indicted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. During the hearing, the court directed to start indictment proceedings over which, the PML-N leader’s lawyer

Abbasi deplores NAB for not filing LNG case reference

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court on Thursday adjourned proceedings hearing of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) case against former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The hearing was adjourned without any proceedings till 7th September due to unavailability of Accountablity Court Judge Azam

President Alvi summons joint session of parliament

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi has summoned a joint session of parliament today under Article 54 (1) of the Constitution. According to details, the joint session will be held at 5:00 pm at Parliament House Islamabad to discuss important legislation.

NAB summons Maryam Nawaz in land case on August 11

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz in a 200-acre land case on 11th August. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has directed the PML-N leader to appear before the bureau in a

Shehbaz, Bilawal demand world community to take action on Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari have urged the international community to take all cases of human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Governor Sindh lauds PM Imran for highlighting Kashmir cause

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has said Prime Minister Imran Khan had given special attention towards Kashmir and had clearly indicated that he would fight this cause at each and every international forum. While talking to media after visiting Cantonment

Kashmiris sacrificing lives for freedom cause: Haleem Adil Sheikh

HYDERABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Sindh’s president MPA Haleem Adil Sheikh has said that Indian oppressive tactics cannot subjugate innocent Kashmiris and expressed the hope that their just struggle for the right to self-determination will soon lead to their independence.

PM condoles with Lebanon over deadly blasts

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the Beirut explosions and expressed grief over the loss of lives. In a tweet on Wednesday, the prime minister wrote that may Allah grants speedy recovery to the injured and strength to the bereaved.

World not unaware of ongoing violations against Kashmiris: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the world is not unaware of the ongoing human rights violations against Kashmiris in Indian Occupied territory. In a video message on Youm-e-Istehsal, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Kashmiris are facing

AC indicts ex-PM Abbasi in illegal appointments case

KARACHI: An accountability court has indicted former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a case related to alleged illegal appointments of the managing director and deputy managing director of the Pakistan State Oil (PSO). Shahid Khaqan Abbasi along with former

PM to show solidarity with Kashmiris in AJK assembly today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today to show solidarity with Kashmiris on Youm-e-Istehsal. In a tweet on Wednesday, the prime minister confirmed the news. “Kashmiris in IIOJK have been subjected to

Politicians like Modi thrive on division and hatred: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry has expressed politicians as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi thrives on division and hatred. In a tweet, while sharing a tweet where Modi is seen attending a religious gathering in a  temple in

Police Martyrs Day: Bilawal hails police sacrifices in war on terrorism

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of police who laid down their lives while protecting the fellow people. In his message on Youm-e-Shuhda-Police, PPP Chairman said, “Police have rendered great

Sindh govt completely failed to provide basic needs: Sher Zaman

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi President and Member Sindh Assembly Khurram Sher Zaman has said that the situation in Sindh province is getting worse by every passing day. While addressing a press conference at the party secretariat Insaf House, he

Pakistan stands firmly united with Kashmiris: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan stands firmly united with Kashmiris. The foreign minister also acknowledged the struggle of Kashmiris that they are not alone in their struggle for the right to self-determination. Shah Mehmood Qureshi

PM won’t allow Karachi to be destroyed by PPP’s criminal neglect: Ali Zaidi

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has said the Prime Minister Imran Khan will not leave Karachi alone, while the people of the city stand by him against the misrule of the Pakistan Peoples Party. In a tweet,

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