Hong Kong to disqualify disloyal politicians and officials

BEIJING: Hong Kong announced plans to ramp up the ideological vetting of politicians and officials, with anyone seen to be disloyal to China or a national security threat barred from office. The draft law will be sent next month to

FIA begins inquiry against govt officials in BISP corruption case

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) started an investigation into four government officials who were suspended from their positions in two phases to take advantage of the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP). The FIA headquarters sent officers ‘

PM Imran Khan directs officials to fast-track CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that development projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) must be concluded on a fast-track basis and aimed at providing final form to the consultation process on the future plans. Praising the

Facebook officials invite PM Imran Khan to their headquarters

DAVOS: Facebook Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sideline of the World Economic Forum’s 2020 annual meeting in Davos and invited him to their headquarters. The Facebook executive invited PM Imran Khan

FATF, Pakistan officials continue holding discussion in Beijing

BEIJING: Pakistan’s officials and the Financial Action Task Force continued discussion in Beijing, where Islamabad’s compliance update on the four-month improvement on the FATF action plan was checked. According to the sources, FATF officials were briefed on four-month progress in

IHC bars officials from seizing containers carrying goods

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the law-enforcement officials not to seize containers carrying goods and foodstuffs. A petition regarding the seizure of containers in the wake of the opposition parties protest was heard by the Chief Justice