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PM to chair Punjab Parliamentary Party meeting in Lahore today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Lahore today to prevent the no-confidence motion, during which he will have meetings with Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buazdar and members of the provincial cabinet. According to details, PM Imran Khan will arrive

PM Imran Khan meets Chinese President in Beijing

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday (today) before departing from his tour. In a tweet, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said Prime Minister Imran Khan and China’s

PM’s Beijing visit

Prime Minister Imran Khan is preparing to visit Beijing to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics later this week. The visit is symbolic as it comes amid a diplomatic boycott by Western countries, particularly the United States, accusing

PM appreciates business community for transferring funds to Priyantha Kumara’s widow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has lauded the business community for transferring funds and first salary to the widow of Sri Lankan citizen Priyantha Kumara, who was brutally killed after blasphemy allegations. “I want to appreciate the Sialkot business community

CCI approves conducting 7th population and housing census

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Thursday approved conducting the 7th Population and Housing Census.  The approval was granted at the 49th CCI meeting held in Islamabad chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan. The meeting also approved the

PM Imran Khan to chair 7th census meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has convened a meeting of the Council of Common Interests today to discuss various national and political issues. According to details, a meeting of the Council of Common Interests chaired by the prime minister will

PM Khan welcomes UN’s fundraising appeal for Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday welcomed the United Nations’ funding pledge of more than $5 billion for Afghanistan to avert collapse of basic services in the war-ravaged country. The prime minister said that the UN initiative was the

PM convenes meeting on situation over Afghanistan today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has convened a meeting today on the situation in neighbouring country Afghanistan in which the country’s civil and military leadership will participate. According to details, an important meeting on the situation in Afghanistan will be

PM to lay foundation stone of development projects in Mianwali today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Mianwali today and attend the inauguration and groundbreaking ceremony of various projects. The prime minister will inaugurate the establishment of City Park at Old Cattle Market in Mianwali, diversion of Sargodha Mianwali Road

PM greets Hindu community on festive occasion of Diwali

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has extended his greetings to the Hindu community on the festive occasion of Diwali. In a tweet, the prime minister wished the Hindu community a happy Diwali. “Wishing all our Hindu community a happy Diwali,”

PM Imran Khan departs for Saudi Arabia to attend MGI Summit

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan departed for Saudi Arabia on Saturday (today) on a three-day official visit to attend the launch ceremony of the “Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit” being held here in the Saudi capital Riyadh. The prime

Politics and superstition

There are certain times when the murky field of politics dives to its lowest ebb. The recent insinuations being pushed by the opposition and government critics that the prime minister allegedly relies on magic, witchcraft and divination to make key

PM Khan illuminates his residence ahead of 12th Rabi-ul-Awal

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has shared a picture of his illuminated residence on the occassion of 12th Rabi-ul-Awal to mark the auspicious of Eid Milad-un-Nabi. “Getting prepared for the Rabi ul Awal celebrations,” said the prime minister on Twitter,

PM Imran Khan to inaugurate Rabi-ul-Awal celebrations today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the start of ten-day celebrations for the auspicious month of Rabi-ul-Awwal today (Sunday). In a tweet, the prime minister said he will make a very special announcement for the youth on the occasion.

President, PM direct coordinated relief efforts in Balochistan earthquake

ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday condoled over the loss of life and properties due to the earthquake which struck Harnai area of Balochistan. After receiving the initial report on quake-cause losses, the prime

PM Imran Khan launches multi-billion ‘Kamyab Pakistan Programme’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan launched Kamyab Pakistan Programme (KPP) on Monday worth Rs1400 billion rupees aimed at uplifting and providing financial assistance to 3.7 million poor households. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister termed it a landmark initiative

PM Khan to inaugurate ‘Kamyab Pakistan Program’ today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Kamyab Pakistan Program (KPP) on Monday (today) under which loans worth Rs1.4 trillion will be given to 3.7 million families. In a statement, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said that all preparations for

Opposition leaders criticize PM Khan’s apology for TTP

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leaders Khawaja Asif, Hina Rabbani Khar, and Rana Sanaullah, among others, have strongly criticized Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement regarding the pardon for the banned terrorist organization TTP. Read more: PPP criticizes PM Imran over ‘talks with TTP’

PM Khan hails FBR for surpassing tax target in first quarter

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has congratulated the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) on surpassing the collection target set for the first quarter of the ongoing fiscal year. “I congratulate the nation on FBR’s achievement of collecting Rs.1,395 billion in

PM Khan inaugurates Matiari-Lahore power transmission line

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to accelerate pace of work on projects being executed under the multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. He was addressing a ceremony in connection with the inauguration of the country’s first-ever transmission line

PM to discuss 15-point agenda in federal cabinet meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has convened a meeting of the Federal Cabinet today. During the meeting, 15-point agenda will be discussed. The responsible sources in this regard said that the meeting will be held under the chairmanship of the

PM performs groundbreaking of Karachi Circular Railway project

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday performed the groundbreaking of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project to improve transportation in the metropolis. Addressing the ceremony at Cantt Station, the prime minister said federal and provincial governments will have to work

Pakistan is ready to welcome the world: President Alvi’s message on World Tourism Day

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said tourism in Pakistan had great potential to boost our economy and improve the economic health of small business operators and others attached to the tourism industry. In a message on the occasion of World

Supporting Taliban regime

Prime Minister Imran Khan has made a strong pitch to rally behind the Taliban regime in Afghanistan for the sake of the Afghan people. In his wide-ranging UN General Assembly speech, the prime minister warned the world that a destabilized

PM Imran Khan felicitates Saudi Arabia on its 91st National Day

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has felicitated the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of its 91st National Day being observed today. In a statement on Twitter, the prime minister congratulated King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed

PM to meet players of national cricket team today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet the players of the national cricket team today with the aim of encouraging those who are preparing for the World Cup in the near future. According to details, the players of the national

New NAB chairman

The four-year tenure of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal is ending next month. Yet, the federal government is still undecided on who would replace him and head the anti-corruption watchdog. The appointment of the NAB chairman

Afghanistan cannot be abandoned, Taliban must fulfill promises: PM Khan tells SCO Summit

DUSHANBE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday called on the international community to stand with the people of Afghanistan, saying the Taliban must fulfill their promises. The prime minister was addressing the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of

PM Khan to attend SCO summit in Tajikistan tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will be paying a two-day official visit to Tajikistan tomorrow to participate in the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) Summit in Dushanbe. According to a statement by the Foreign Office,

Pakistan will take all measures to ensure strategic stability: NCA

ISLAMABAD: The National Command Authority has expressed full confidence in the command and control systems as well as security measures in place to ensure comprehensive security of strategic assets of Pakistan. A meeting of the NCA chaired by Prime Minister