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Pakistan to come off FATF’s grey list soon: Pervez Khattak

PESHAWAR: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has claimed that Pakistan will come off the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s grey list soon. While addressing a public meeting, Pervez Khattak said that the United Kingdom and the United States have changed their travel

Defence Minister Khattak refutes reports of grouping in KP cabinet

NOWSHERA: Defence Minister, Pervez Khattak today (Sunday) has refuted the reports of grouping in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet. Talking to media in Nowshera, Pervez Khattak has said, “All the ministers are united and there is no grouping in the province.”

PTI makes progress to placate disgruntled MQM-P

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is making efforts to placate its disgruntled ally the Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) after Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui threatened to quit the federal cabinet. The PTI delegation comprising Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Asad Umar, and Jahangir

Govt to nominate ECP chief by Dec 11th, says Khattak

PESHAWAR: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak said on Sunday that appointment of the chief election commissioner and members of the commission were likely to be finalised by Wednesday (Dec 11). Talking to the media at Nowshera, he said the government had

Defence Minister discusses bilateral ties with German envoy

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has underscored the friendly bilateral ties between Pakistan and Germany and the importance Islamabad attaches to its relations with Berlin. Talking to German ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck, who called on him in Islamabad, Pervez Khattak appreciated

Negotiating committee to devise strategy against Azadi March today

ISLAMABAD: The negotiation committee will hold its meeting today to consider Rehbar Committee’s demands. The meeting headed by Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak will analyse the ongoing political strife between the ruling PTI, its allies and the opposition parties. The

Govt warns opposition against breaching agreement

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has warned the opposition against breaching the agreement under which the ongoing protest was allowed. Addressing the press in Islamabad alongside other members of the committee, Pervez Khattak said that action will be taken against

JUI-F chief to be reminded of earlier agreement: Khattak

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to approach JUI-F leader Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman after the latter threatened Prime Minister with a two-day deadline to tender his resignation. Fazl, while addressing the crowd at Azadi March in Islamabad, recapitulated his ultimatum for PM’s

PML-Q leader skips first meeting of Khattak-led commitee

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader and Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervez Elahi on Saturday skipped the first meeting of a committee formed by the government to hold talks with opposition parties regarding the march on Islamabad later this month.

JUI-F chief’s refusal to hold talks points to another agenda: Khattak

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak on Saturday said that the opposition’s refusal to hold any dialogue points towards another hidden agenda. Khattak has been appointed by the government to hold talks opposition parties over Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur

PTI to form committee under Pervez Khattak for talks with JUI-F

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to form a committee under Defence Minister Pervez Khattak to hold talks with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman who is set to hold the ‘Azadi March’ on October 31. Foreign Minister Shah