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Govt announces assistance package for newspaper hawkers

ISLAMABAD: The government has announced an assistance package for newspaper hawkers and their children under which free medical treatment and educational stipend will be provided. Secretary Information Zahida Parveen announced the package while addressing a news conference along with Information

Divisive politics not beneficial for country: Shibli Faraz criticizes PDM

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that the divisive politics of the opposition is not for the benefit of the country neither the people. Shibli Faraz took to Twitter and wrote that may Allah help the opposition so that

Opposition divided over resignations: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Shibli Faraz on Tuesday strongly criticised the opposition-led Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) alliance and said it was bitterly divided on the issue of resignation from assemblies. Addressing a press conference, the federal minister lashed out

Nation is rejecting opposition’s rallies: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the opposition must stop risking the lives of the nationals while pursuing its personal gains. Shibli Faraz took to Twitter and wrote that the nation is rejecting the opposition’s

Opposition should not politicize issues like coronavirus: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the opposition should not politicize issues like coronavirus. Talking to media in Islamabad, Shibli Faraz said that the Speaker National Assembly had formed a parliamentary committee on the

Opposition is bent on being irresponsible: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the opposition is bent on proving irresponsibility. Senator Shibli FarazSenator Shibli Faraz said in a statement that the opposition’s insistence on holding a rally was a reflection of

PTI will form next govt in Gilgit-Baltistan: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will form the government in Gilgit-Baltistan with the support of coalition partners and independent candidates. Talking to a private TV channel, the federal minister said

Journalist Protection Bill to be tabled in parliament for approval: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that the Journalist Protection Bill will soon be tabled in the Parliament for approval. On a socials media website Twitter, the minister said that the draft bill has been

Opposition alliance narrative protect vested interests: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the narrative of opposition parties is based on vested interests and a lust for power. In a series of tweets, the information minister referred to a recent statement

Shibli Faraz turns down news of PTV’s privatisation

ISLAMABAD: Federal information minister Shibli Faraz has turned down the news of state-owned Pakistan Television (PTV)’s privatisation. Talking on a private channel, the information minister called it ‘baseless and said that the government is not looking to privatize PTV. “The

PPP, PML-N trying to create anarchy: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal information minister Shibli Faraz has alleged that the agenda of Pakistan Peoples Party and this new alliance of the opposition parties were just to destabilize the government and create hurdles in its work. Addressing a press conference today,

Opposition provoking nation against country’s institutions: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said the persons wanted by law were making a condemnable attempt to mislead the people. On a social media Twitter, he said some opposition political parties for their political interests

Opposition instigating people against state institutions: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that the opposition is instigating people against state institutions. Taking to Twitter, Shibli Faraz said that some political parties are making the mistake of inciting the people against the institutions while the

Nawaz Sharif will be in jail by January 15, claims Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that the government is working hard to bring back former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Shibli Faraz said that Nawaz Sharif would be in Kot Lakhpat or any other jail by 15 January

Opposition parties have united to cover up corruption: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that opposition parties have united to cover up corruption. During the press conference, Shibli Faraz said that the country’s economy is running well, despite coronavirus’s difficulties, the economy has improved, he added.  The Information

Govt committed to ensuring press freedom: Shibli Faraz

PESHAWAR: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the government is committed to ensuring press freedom in the country. While addressing here a joint meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) and All Pakistan

Will not tolerate insults against the institutions: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that he will not allow the use of enemy language against institutions. Shibli Faraz while talking to media along with Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said, “Enemy language was

Will bring down food prices, assures Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Senator Shibli Faraz has asserted that the PTI-led government has evolved a comprehensive mechanism to bring down prices of essential items across Pakistan. “It will be ensured that essential commodities are available at village

Steps being taken to improve country’s economy: Shibli Faraz

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that steps are being taken to improve the country’s economy. Addressing a function in Islamabad, he said that economic weaknesses also have a negative impact on foreign policy. “Promoting

Opposition protesting for personal interests: Shibli Faraz

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said on Wednesday that the incumbent government believes in equal development of all parts of the country including Sindh. Addressing media after visiting the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam, the federal minister

Shehbaz Sharif arrested in money laundering case: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif after his bail plea was dismissed because he failed to satisfy the court in the money-laundering case. Addressing a press conference along

PM Imran determined to restore real identity of Karachi: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is determined to restore the actual identity of Karachi as an industrial metropolis. On a social media website Twitter, the minister said, “Karachi is

Nation stands side by side with armed forces: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the nation stands side by side with the Armed Forces in the war against terror. On a social media website Twitter, the minister strongly condemned the attack on

PM Imran determined to resolve Karachi’s issues: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that PM Imran will visit Karachi on September 4 and he will announce various development projects for the metropolis under the Karachi Transformation Plan. Addressing a press conference after the cabinet meeting in

Pakistan carries great tourism potential: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Monday said Pakistan has become an attractive destination for tourists from all over the globe. On a social media website Twitter, Shibli Faraz said that 100 percent booking at tourist

World slumbers on ongoing Indian state terrorism in IoK: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the international community especially human rights organizations are taking action on small incidents but they were in slumber on ongoing Indian state terrorism in Indian- Occupied Kashmir. Speaking

Will ensure stable flour prices: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator, Shibli Faraz has said that selling sugar and flour at a high rate will not be allowed and it was the top priority of the government to keep flour prices stable across the

Country’s economy heading towards right direction: Shibli Faraz  

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that the country was heading toward economic stability owing to the effective policies of the government. Addressing a press briefing after the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Shibli Faraz said continuous stability has been

People to get job opportunities in Ravi River Project: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said the Ravi River Project is the foundation of a new Lahore which will pave the way for investment and provide vast employment opportunities to the people. On a social

Shibli Faraz condemns Bilawal’s call for closure of NAB

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has condemned Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s call for the closure of National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The information minister in response to the press conference of PPP chief alleged that