Tag Archives: Pakistan

Fawad says PML-N should issue a show-cause to Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday asked Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to issue a show-cause notice to party supremo Nawaz Sharif in the same manner that they issued it to a party member who made controversial remarks during elections in AJK a day earlier. “Ahsan Iqbal sb has issued …

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Saudi foreign minister to visit Pakistan tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud will visit Pakistan tomorrow (Tuesday) on the invitation of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to discuss bilateral ties and regional and international issues, the Foreign Office said on Monday. “On the invitation of Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the …

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Two ECP members retire after completing tenure

ISLAMABAD: Two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa member Irshad Qaiser and Punjab member Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi – have retired after completing their five-year term. The stalemate between the government and opposition continues and consultation for appointment of new members could not be initiated. According …

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Pakistan ranks top 10 in business environment: report

BEIJING: The Annual Report on Investment Security of China’s Belt and Road Construction (2021) was jointly released by China Belt and Road Think Tank Cooperation Alliance, Beijing International Studies University, and other institutions. The report puts forward the fruits of researches on the political, economic, social, cultural, and ecological investment …

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HEC in a quandary about its undergraduate policy

KARACHI: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), on July 15, announced a one-year extension in the implementation date of its latest undergraduate policy. The move came in a bid to benevolently offer universities the opportunity to suspend the former undergraduate policy by mid-2022, if they so wished. However, considering that the …

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New security plan to cover ‘all Chinese workers’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will review security arrangements for Chinese nationals working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as well as other projects after a recent terrorist attack near the Dasu hydropower plant in Kohistan. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, accompanied by Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt General Faiz Hameed, during …

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Pakistan Navy participates in Russian naval parade

A Pakistan Navy ship participated in the Russian Navy Day Parade, which was held in St Petersburg on Sunday. Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the parade which was attended by about 4,000 sailors, more than 50 ships, boats and submarines, as well as 48 naval aviation airplanes and helicopters. “Pakistan …

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Bilawal urges Kashmir EC to ensure fair vote

KARACHI: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has called upon the Azad Kashmir Election Commission (EC) to ensure free and fair elections in the valley so as to prevent the polls being held on Sunday (today) from being declared as the most controversial elections in history. “The visit of Prime Minister …

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