Pakistan

US Diplomat Alice Wells in Pakistan, second time this month

ISLAMABAD: A Senior US official Alice Wells who is US Department of State’s Senior Bureau Official for South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells arrived in Islamabad on Monday, she held a meeting with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad today. They discussed bilateral relations and regional situation. The senior US State Department official is visiting Pakistan for a...

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US Diplomat Alice Wells in Pakistan, second time this month

ISLAMABAD: A Senior US official Alice Wells who is US Department of State’s Senior Bureau Official for South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells arrived in Islamabad on Monday, she held a meeting with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad today. They discussed bilateral relations and regional situation. The senior US State Department official is visiting Pakistan for a...

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CJP orders restoration of former PM Nawaz Sharif’s security

ISLAMABAD: Chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday has ordered to provide security to Nawaz Sharif as a ex-Prime minister of Pakistan. CJP Nisar ordered while hearing a case pertaining to the withdrawal of security personnel from unauthorized influential individuals. During the haring CJP observed that some people have raised concerns over the matter of taking back security...

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PM Abbasi assures an end to Karachi’s electricity and water woes, Gas supply to KE will resume

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is in Karachi primarily for the all important CPEC-Summit but also had a cabinet committee meeting scheduled on the mega city's water and electricity woes, the PM said on Monday that supply of gas to K-Electric (KE) will resume from today. Addressing the media after the event, the prime minister said KE and Sui Southern...

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‘CPEC has now become a reality,’ says PM Abbasi

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has now become a reality, adding that CPEC will not only bring prosperity in Pakistan but in the entire region. "CPEC is a project of partnership between two countries," he said while addressing a seminar in Karachi. He said that CPEC has provided Pakistan a...

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Nawaz asks Imran to tell who ordered him to for vote for Sanjrani in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Quaid of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz , Mian Nawaz Sharif, challenged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan to explain who ordered him to vote for Sadiq Sanjrani in Senate elections. "Imran should also ask himself on whose orders his party gave votes in the election," said Nawaz. He said that PTI chief should also explain nation...

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Nawaz, Maryam appear before Accountability Court

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd.) Safdar reached Accountability Court for hearing of Avenfield properties reference, Newsone reported on Monday. As Judge Mohammad Bashir began the proceedings, the hearing of the Al Azizia reference was adjourned until tomorrow owing to the unavailability of Wajid Zia, the Panama case JIT head who was expected to...

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Military leaders attended North Waziristan jirga to resolve traders’ problems: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday said a jirga was held, on the army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa's instructions, to resolve the issues of traders from North Waziristan Agency. The military's spokesperson, in the press statement has said there exists no issue that cannot be resolved through talks. The decision was...

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One security embraces martyrdom 3 injured in North Waziristan blast

PESHAWAR: One security official embraced martyrdom while three others sustained injuries in an explosion in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Agency Sunday morning. The government officials informed that the Bomb Disposal Unit were targeted while disposing of an explosive device. Subsequently, one official was martyred while three others were injured. However the second blast was reported a few hours later in...

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JI politics ‘Weird’, Siraj should resign from Senatorship which PTI made him won: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry has called upon the Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Siraj -ul -Haq to step down from senatorship which PTI had helped him won. Responding to Siraj-ul-Haq claim that the PTI insisted JI that the orders had come from the 'top'to cast vote in favor of Sadiq Sanjrani as the Chairman Senate , Fawad said that the politics of...

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CJP orders Punjab government to obtain cholesterol treatment machine within 10 days

LAHORE: On Sunday the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered the Punjab government o to obtain the machine required to treat patients with high cholesterol within 10 day . Hearing a suo motu case on lack of treatment for children born with cholesterol, the two-member Supreme Court bench headed by the chief justice observed that if...

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CM Shehbaz arrives Karachi, vows to bring lights back to metropolis

KARACHI: Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has arrived Karachi as the Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) President on Sunday. Talking to the Media, the CM Shehbaz vowed to make Karachi once again the city of lights, also adding to work together putting aside all egos in the national interest. The Chief Minster also credited PML(N) for initiating security related operations which...

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CJP slams state of education in Punjab, non-meritorious appointments

LAHORE: On Sunday the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar dismissed the vice-chancellor of Lahore college for women University. The decision came after the court to suo motu notice of reports that LCWU VC Dr Uzma Quraishi was appointed without merit. However the  VC clarified before the apex court that Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal had no role in her...

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Imran Khan flies off to London

Web Desk: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan left on Saturday for London on a four-day visit. During his trip, the PTI chief will attend a fundraising event in Manchester, meet party officials of London chapter and also spend some time with his children. The PTI chief will also address the members of the British Parliament in the ceremony. Imran will also...

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CJP Nisar explains Nawaz Sharif’s ‘respect the vote’ campaign

LAHORE: The essence of “respect the vote” slogan lies in serving the masses and providing them with basic rights, said CJP Saqib Nisar on Saturday addressing an event in Lahore. The CJ implored, what is wrong with judiciary providing basic rights to the people. Formulating laws is the responsibility of the legislature, no current laws in line with modern day...

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No existence of judicial martial law in Constitution: CJP

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday once again dispelled the impression of 'judicial martial law', observing there is no existence of it in the constitution. Addressing an event in Lahore the CJP observed that he will step down if democracy ceases to exist in Pakistan. 'Those People who are talking about imposing 'Judicial Martial law' in...

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CJP takes notice of abroad appointment of Shehbaz’s former secretary

LAHORE: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Satutday took suo motu notice of former principal secretary to the Punjab chief minister Dr Tauqir Shah’s World Trade Organization appointment. The CJP has summoned Dr Tauqir Shah on next hearing. As the hearing went underway CJP asked Punjab health minister Khuwaja Salman why his face colors have faded over the...

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