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Corps Commander Conference: Army to support state institution in ensuring rule of law

RAWALPINDI: On Tuesday, Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa chaired 215th Corps Commanders' Conference at GHQ. The media wing of the military, Inter Service Public Relations in its statement said, the forum reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country. "Progress of ongoing operations, fencing along Pak-Afghan border, situation along Eastern Border including Indian ceasefire violations deliberately...

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PM Imran summons National Security Council meeting today

ISLAMABAD: According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the National Security Council to review the peace and security situation in the country. The prime minister, along with his high-level delegation of ministers and advisers, returned to Pakistan on Monday from his first official trip to China since assuming charge as the country’s premier. He will...

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Pakistan finds great comfort in China’s warmth and welcome: Imran Khan

SHANGHAI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday addressed the opening ceremony of International Import Expo in Shanghai, on the fifth day of his first official visit to China since assuming charge as the country’s premier. He said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government remained committed to improving transparency and accountability processes in the country and making it more conducive for business...

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Joint Statement issued of PM Imran Khan’s China Visit

At the invitation of H.E. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Imran Khan, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, paid his first official visit to China on November 2-5, 2018. During his visit, H.E. Imran Khan called on H.E. Xi Jinping, President of China, held talks with H.E. Li Keqiang,...

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Money Laundering Case: 30 more benami accounts traced by FIA

PESHAWAR: On Sunday, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has uncovered 30 more benami accounts opened under the name of domestic workers during its ongoing investigation into a mega money laundering scam. FIA officials revealed on Sunday that the 30 benami bank accounts were operated under the name of eight domestic workers hired by an influential businessman. The said workers earned...

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TLP protest: Interior Ministry to launch crackdown involved in vandalism

ISLAMABAD: Federal government on Saturday has decided to take action against individuals who were involved in vandalism during the countrywide protests after the Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi in the blasphemy case. According tom details, the interior ministry in a statement has said that action will taken against elements involved in destroying of properties, adding that the ministry is in...

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Funeral Prayers of Maulana Samiul Haq offered at Akora Khattak

NOWSHERA: On Saturday, Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) Chief Maulana Samiul Haq's funeral prayers were offered on Saturday at his hometown of Akora Khattak. The funeral prayers of the influential religious scholar and former senator, who was stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi a day earlier, were offered at the Khushal Khan College Ground. Haq's funeral prayers were led...

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PM Imran visit to Beijing: Pakistan-China signs 15 MOUs in diverse fields

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Saturday and 15 agreements and memorandums of understanding (MOUs) for cooperation in diverse fields were signed between the two countries. The agreements were signed during delegation-level talks between the two countries at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Khan, who is on his first official visit...

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Maulana Sami Ul Haq is dead

ISLAMABAD: Famous cleric popularly dubbed as the father of Taliban, Maulana Sami Ul Haq is dead. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) chief Maulana Sami ul Haq has been stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi, family says. Maulana Hamid ul Haq, son of Maulana Sami ul Haq, confirmed that his father was assassinated. Earlier, some reports suggested that gunmen on motorbikes...

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PM Imran meets President Xi in Beijing, says Pakistan wants to learn from China

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan who is on official visit to China has met President Xi Jinping today and told of his country’s “very difficult” economic situation amid a burgeoning financial crisis. The meeting between the heads of the states took place at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. High-level delegations from both the sides were...

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Operation against protesters, a rumor : Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: In the aftermath of Aasia Bibi's acquittal, Information Minister on Friday rubbished rumors and hearsay circulating on social media of an operation by the government against the demonstrators, negotiations are still ongoing. said Chaudhry. "The situation across the country is under control. Negotiations are ongoing with the protesters. The government is a guarantor of the people's lives and freedom....

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PTI govt distances itself from review petition, dismisses reports claiming placement of Aasia’s name in ECL

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday cleared that it has nothing to do with the review petition and government has not plan to put Aasia Bibi's name on Exit Control List (ECL). The response came after the media reports which stated that review petition has been filed before the Supreme Court's Lahore registry challenging the top court verdict in Aasia...

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Review petition filed before SC challenging Aasia Bibi verdict

LAHORE: On Thursday, the complainant in Asia Bibi case, Qari Muhammad Salaam,filed a review petition through his counsel Azhar Siddiqui against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn her conviction in the blasphemy case, Newsone reported. Earlier on Wednesday, the apex court had acquitted Asia Bibi, a Christian woman condemned to death on blasphemy charges, after accepting an appeal against her...

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Ready to sacrifice life for Prophet (PBUH), but can’t punish an innocent: CJP Saqib Nisar

ISLAMABAD: "We are ready to sacrifice our lives for the Prophet (PBUH)," Justice Nisar said. “But if there is no proof against someone then how can we punish them?” the chief justice remarked. The top judge’s remarks came as he heard the federal government’s plearegarding the appointment of a new Islamabad inspector general of police (IGP) in light of the current...

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PM backs SC’s verdict in Asia Bibi case, issues stern warning to agitators

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday fully backed the Supreme Court's verdict in Aasia Bibi Case and appealed the nation to remain vigilant against inciters. Addressing the nation tonight, PM Imran said the reaction on the Supreme Court decision by a small segment of society is not appropriate, adding that Pakistan is the only country in the world that...

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Will accept SC’s order on IGP case, APC being held for NRO: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said inspector generals of police (IGPs) are answerable to the prime minister and chief minister and the premier has executive powers at his disposal which he will use. Speaking to the media in Islamabad, the information minister commented on the transfer of Islamabad Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Jan Muhammad and asked, “How is...

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Shehbaz, Zardari enter together for NA session

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif entered the National Assembly (NA) together after the session resumed on Monday. Earlier in day, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) boycotted the National Assembly Session as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) failed to produce ex-chief minister Shehbaz Sharif before the lower house. Speaking on the floor of the assembly,...

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