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NA Session: Imran Khan talks mainstreaming migrants, resolution moved to probe poll rigging and water crisis

ISLAMABAD: NA Speaker Asad Qaiser is chairing the National Assembly session which is attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan, federal cabinet members and leaders of opposition parties. A resolution was presented in the National Assembly on Tuesday for the formation of an investigative commission to probe alleged election rigging during the recent national polls. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi presented...

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NA Session: Imran Khan talks mainstreaming migrants, resolution moved to probe poll rigging and water crisis

ISLAMABAD: NA Speaker Asad Qaiser is chairing the National Assembly session which is attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan, federal cabinet members and leaders of opposition parties. A resolution was presented in the National Assembly on Tuesday for the formation of an investigative commission to probe alleged election rigging during the recent national polls. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi presented...

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President Arif Alvi addresses Joint Parliamentary Session, talks water shortage and corruption

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi in his inaugural address to the parliamentary session which consisted of both the lower and upper houses of the Parliament, Senators and Parliament, stressed on the dire need of addressing Pakistan's problems, head on. The president hoped that the upcoming days would be better for Pakistan. “I am grateful to have the biggest constitutional designation. I...

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Nawaz, Safdar and Maryam head back to Adiala

LAHORE: Former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar are being taken to Adiala jail after the completion of the five day discretionary bail granted to them on the untimely demise of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. The parole of the three, who have been serving sentences in Adiala jail since July in the Avenfield reference,...

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Per capita water in Pakistan shrunk to 1,000 cubic metres: PM Imran Khan

KARACHI: On Sunday,  while addressing Diamer Bhasha Dam fundraising at the Governor House, Prime Minister Imran Khan said  that the water per capita availability in the country has dropped from approximately 5000 cubic metres to 1000 cubic metres per year.  The premier said that the government can not do water financing from the budget allocation. Prime Minister thanked the Chief...

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PM Imran says to keep law and order situation stable in Karachi is top priority

KARACHI: On Sunday,  Prime Minister Imran Khan said that keeping the law and order situation of Karachi stable is the top priority of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led government. The prime minister chaired today a session at the State Guest House regarding the law and order situation in Karachi. During the briefing given by IG Sindh and DG Rangers, it was...

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Zardari, Bilawal meets Nawaz offered condolences over death of Kulsoom Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan People's Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and chairman Bilwal Bhutto Zardari visited Jati Umra, on Sunday, to express condolences over the death of Kulsomm Nawaz, here at Lahore. Both PPP leaders met incarcerated former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is on parole due to death of his wife and former first lady Kulsoom Nawaz. Ex-president Asif Ali Zardari...

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PM Imran arrives Karachi, welcomed by CM Sindh

KARACHI: On Sunday, Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Karachi afternoon in his first official visit to the metropolis after assuming office. PM Imran was welcomed by Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Imran Ismael at Karachi International Airport. PM Imran reached the Quaid's mausoleum where he laid a floral wreath and offered prayers. He also...

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Kalabagh Dam next in line after Diamer-Bhasha completion, says CJP Nisar

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said that the Kalabagh Dam will be made after the completion of Diamer-Bhasha with national unity and harmony. "If the nation agreed then we will also make Kalabagh Dam after the construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams," said CJP Nisar while addressing ceremony in Lahore. CHP termed construction of...

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CJP warns to impose article 6 who hinders dams construction

LAHORE: On Saturday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar warned that any person who attempts to hinder the construction of dams will be tried under Article 6 of the Constitution. A two-judge bench headed by the chief justice heard a suo moto case of mineral water companies using underground water for selling it in bottles at the Supreme...

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Kulsoom Nawaz laid to rest in Lahore

LAHORE: The funeral prayer of Kulsoom Nawaz has been offered here at Jati Umra, Lahore, today. According to Newsone, Molana Tariq Jameel led the prayers, which included a large number of people gathered at former first lady and wife of incarcerated ex prime minister Nawaz Sharif funeral prayer. Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) president Shehbaz Sharif, Nawaz Sharif other party senior...

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Three soldiers martyred during N Waziristan IBO: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Four terrorists were killed while three soldiers embraced martyrdom during an Intelligence-based operation in North Waziristan, ISPR reported. According to Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), Security forces launched an IBO in North Waziristan against terrorists involved in an attack on armed forces personnel on September 12. "All four terrorists including operational level terrorist Aftab Parakay killed. Terrorists were fully armed...

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Funeral prayer of Kulsoom Nawaz offered in London

ISLAMABAD: Funeral prayer of former first lady of Pakistan, Kulsoom Nawaz has been offered in London, Newsone reported. Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) president Shehbaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan were in the funeral prayer. Shehbaz Sharif along with Kulsoom Nawaz’s daughter Asma, grandson (Hussain Nawaz's son) and other family members will bring...

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PM House to be made postgraduate institute, says Education Minister

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood the land on which Prime Minister House is presently situated will be made into a postgraduate institute, said Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood while speaking about the incumbent government’s plans to utilise official buildings for public use. Addressing the media in Islamabad on Thursday, the education minister said the public was fed up...

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Kulsoom Nawaz body to be flown to Lahore today

LONDON: A flight carrying the body of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife, Begum Kulsoom, will depart for Pakistan tonight. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight is scheduled to depart from Heathrow Airport for Lahore at 11pm. Nawaz's younger brother Shehbaz Sharif is bring back the body of his sister in law, who departed to London a day earlier. A...

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Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar granted five-day parole

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government on Wednesday extended parole of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, Maryam, and son-in-law Captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar by five days. According to the Punjab Home Department the period of parole has been extended until 12 am on Monday. Former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt. (Retd) Muhammad Safdar...

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PM Imran Khan visits ISI headquarters

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Wednesday, visited Inter Service Intelligence headquarters, the army media wing Inter Service Public Relations reported. The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Director General ISI Naveed Mukhtar welcomed the premier. PM Imran offered prayers at 'Yadgare Shauhada', the ISPR added. The country's prime agency briefed the PM over the intelligence, national...

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