Tag Archives: Fawad

Election reforms only way to end rigging: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has termed the electoral reforms ‘need of the hour’ while taking exception to the “non-serious” attitude of opposition parties saying they “give preference to vested interests over matters of national importance”. Addressing a post cabinet briefing in Islamabad on Tuesday, he regretted …

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Fawad welcomes Afghan women football team in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Wednesday welcomed the Afghan women football team’s arrival in Pakistan via the Torkham border crossing. “We welcome the Afghan women football team, who arrived at Torkham border from Afghanistan,” he tweeted. He added the players have valid Afghan passports …

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Pakistan wants stable, inclusive govt in Afghanistan: Fawad

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday maintained that Pakistan had a clear policy on Afghanistan, saying Islamabad wanted stability and peace in the neighbouring country. “Pakistan will support an inclusive government in Afghanistan,” the minister said while talking to media in Lahore. As far …

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Fawad snubs Shehbaz’s national govt idea

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said the only solution to Pakistan’s problems is a democracy, accepting the majority’s opinion and rule of law while snubbing PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif’s suggestion of forming a national government to resolve the country’s issues. While talking to media persons outside Quaid-i-Azam’s Mausoleum …

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TTP in disarray after Indian funding halted: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is in disarray after its funding from India had come to an end. “It is a positive development and good news for Pakistan, the minister said on Tuesday while addressing a press conference in Islamabad following federal cabinet …

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Fawad calls for inclusive Afghn govt

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said that if elections in Afghanistan had been delayed and an inclusive government placed, as suggested by Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier, “things might be different today”. Premier Imran in a meeting with former president Ashraf Ghani did talk about an …

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Back of terrorist organisations will be broken: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that the back of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other terrorist organisations such as Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) would be broken if they did not receive any funds from India. Talking to Turkish news channel TRT on Friday, he said that Pakistan wanted that …

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Fawad slams Sindh govt for ‘slow’ Covid vaccination process

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has criticised the Sindh government for “mishandling” the Covid-19 situation in the province, saying Karachi and Hyderabad have the lowest percentage of vaccinated people in comparison to the other cities of the country. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad following the …

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