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PM Imran Khan visits Abu Dhabi

ISLAMABAD: On Sunday, Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Abu Dhabi on a day-long visit to the United Arab Emirates on the invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan. The premier is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Minister of Energy and Power Omar...

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PM Imran Khan visits Foreign office

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, prime minister Imran Khan arrived at the foreign office here in capital, where he will be briefed about the foreign relations with different countries. Foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua, foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi received the premier as he arrived at FO. This is his first visit to FO after assuming PM office. According to sources,  the premier...

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Pakistani COAS told me ‘We want peace’, Navjot Singh Sidhu

Navjot Sing Sidhu, who recently visited Pakistan to attend Prime Minister Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony, in an interview with The Hindu said, “The way I was welcomed, it has reinforced my belief that relations between India and Pakistan may improve in the near future.” Former Indian cricketer, media personality and politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has said that his recent trip to Pakistan...

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President Mamnoon and PM Khan felicitate nation on Eid, hail ‘spirit of sacrifice’

In his Eid-ul-Azha message, President Mamnoon Hussain said today is the day that commemorates the obedience, sacrifice, and unparalleled examples set by the great prophets of Islam. In order for "our beloved nation" to weather through its problems, Pakistanis need to follow the lessons of the Sunnat-e-Ibrahimi, which teaches humans to sacrifice their egos — the key factor behind numerous problems....

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PM Imran offers India olive branch, backs ‘Sidhu’ as ambassador of peace

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan on Tuesday called upon India to resolve dispute and give peace a change, Newsone reported. According to his personal twitter account, the 22nd premier thanked former cricketer Navjot Siddhu for coming Pakistan and attending his sworn-in ceremony. To move forward Pakistan and India must dialogue and resolve their conflicts incl Kashmir: The best way to...

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Capt Safdar suffers heart problems in Adiala Jail: sources

RAWALPINDI: Captain (retd) Safdar's condition deteriorated at Adiala prison late Monday, sources said, after which he was being given medical attention inside the jail. Sources are confirming that incarcerated son-in-law of Nawaz Sharif has been reportedly feeling chest pain and stomach issues. Safdar who has been jailed following a verdict in the avenfield corruption references against the Sharif family, has...

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PM’s 16 member federal cabinet sworn in

ISLAMABAD: Federal cabinet consists of 21 members - endorsed by Prime Minister Imran Khan - was sworn in at President House on Monday. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the federal cabinet. Newly-elected Premier Imran Khan also attended the ceremony. The cabinet includes 16 ministers and five advisers. The five advisers are Mohammad Shehzad, Ishrat Hussain, Abdul Razzak Dawood,...

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Imran Khan unveils his government’s strategy, policies in maiden address as PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan in his inaugural address as Pakistan's chief executive has announced to form task force in order to bring back laundered money back to Pakistan from abroad.  The address started with the recitation of Holy Quran and the national anthem of Pakistan. The newly elected PM thanked everyone in start of his speech for supporting and...

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Sardar Usman Buzdar elected CM Punjab

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominee for Punjab chief minister slot, Usman Buzdar has been elected as the chief executive of the largest province of pakistan in terms of population, as he secure 186 votes defeating Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) candidate Hamza Shahbaz on Sunday. The Punjab assembly law makers assembled today to elect the leader of the house. This is...

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PM Imran to address nation today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation on Sunday at 8pm. On Saturday (18 Aug), Mr. Khan sworn in as 22nd prime minister of the country at a ceremony held at the President House; President Mamnoon Hussain had administered the oath to the newly-elected Prime minister. Premier Imran Khan calls for a parliamentary meeting today  Secretary Information and Central...

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Imran Khan sworn in as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Newly-elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has sworn in as 22nd prime minister of the country at a ceremony held at the President House, Today. [caption id="attachment_390518" align="alignright" width="218"] Imran Khan posing for a picture clad in black sherwani ahead of Oath-taking ceremony. Photo: PTI social media [/caption] President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Mr. Khan at...

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Elected PM Imran Khan vows for ruthless accountability against corruption

ISLAMABAD: Elected prime minister Imran Khan on Friday said that he will pursue ruthless accountability and he will not be blackmailed by any political party. This was his first address after being elected as the prime minister of Pakistan, securing 176 votes. Amid Pakistan Muslim League (N) nuisance to lodge protest against the alleged rigging, the cricketer turned politician pledged...

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Imran Khan elected as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan elected as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan, as he secured 176 votes votes thrashing Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) president Shehbaz Sharif. The runner up Shehbaz Sharif secured 96 votes, as Pakistan People's Party withdrew its support from the former, also not participating in the voting exercise. Cricketer turned politician Imran, who after...

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Money Laundering Case: Court issues arrest warrant against Zardari

KARACHI: The Banking court has released non-bailable arrest warrants for Pakistan's Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Zardari in a money laundering case. The court issued 15 warrants including Aslam Masood, Arif Khan, Azam Wazir Khan, Adnan Javed, Namar Majeed Iqbal, Naseer Abdullah Hussain, Mohammad Umair,  Mustafa Zulqarnain and  Zain Malik for laundering Rs35 Billion money through fake bank accounts at three...

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NA to elect new Prime Minster today

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan will cast vote for the Next Premier - country's highest office - today, marking the second successful democratic transition in Pakistan. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif is all set to contest for the coveted position of prime minister after their nomination papers were accepted by...

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Pervez Elahi elected speaker of Punjab assembly

Lahore: On Thursday, Punjab Assembly has elected Chauhdry Pervez Elahi as the speaker of Punjab Assembly. According to media reports, Pervez Elahi secured 201 votes, whereas Chaudhry Iqbal from Pakistan Muslim League ( Nawaz) secured 147 votes. Pervez Elahi, who is ex-Chief Minister Punjab was supported by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid e Azam) and other independents. Following the...

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Bench dissolved as Justice Athar Minallah rescues himself from hearing Imran’s disqualification case

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, the Islamabad High Court judge Justice Athar Minallah rescued himself from hearing the case related to disqualification of designated prime minister Imran Khan. A day earlier, the IHC had formed a divisional bench to hear a petition seeking disqualification of PTI chairman Imran Khan under Article 62 of the Constitution, Newsone reported. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui was...

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