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Friday, October 21st, 2016

 

Special Envoys brief Mayors, Councillors on Kashmir

Special Envoys brief Mayors, Councillors on Kashmir

LONDON: Prime Minister’s Special Envoys on Kashmir Senator Lt. Gen (R), Abdul Qayyum, and Mr Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, MNA briefed the Pakistan origin Mayors, Councillors and community on the latest situation in Kashmir and Line of Control (LOC), between Pakistan and India, at the Pakistan High Commission London on 20 October 2016. The envoys also addressed a Press Conference on situation in Kashmir and updated the media on Pakistan’s efforts to resolve the issue of Kashmir through dialogue. The community and the media were updated on the meetings and interaction ofRead More


Key to peace lies in talks: Sartaj Aziz

Key to peace lies in talks: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD, 21 OCT (DNA) – The National Advisor on Foreign Affairs (NAFA) Sartaj Aziz on Friday said that Pakistan had no favorites in Afghanistan and will follow the priorities that elected government in Kabul determines for pursuing peace and reconciliation. Welcoming the deal between the National Unity Government (NUG) and the Hezb-e-Islami, Aziz, said this agreement seems to have motivated and encouraged other groups to come to talks. These groups should realize that it is a different Afghanistan that wants peace and where the dominant majority would like to goRead More


Lashkar-e-Jhangvi eliminated in Punjab: CTD

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi eliminated in Punjab: CTD

LAHORE, 21 OCT (DNA) – Various operation carried under the National Action Plan (NAP) in Punjab by security forces have dropped terror activities to 71% in the province. The major reason behind this visible decrease in terror activities in the elimination of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. Outlining the latest accomplishments of Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) has been completely eliminated in Punjab. At least 107 terrorists have been killed, 297 arrested and 55 sent to jail. Comprehensive action was also taken against the authorities as 125 people were detained by the securityRead More


‘PTI will make Pakistan the country it was meant to be’

Imran Khan, PTI

The war of the words between the incumbent government and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) continued on Friday with PTI Chairman Imran Khan saying the party would make Pakistan the country it was “meant to be”. “Pakistan was created in the name of Islam,” he said, addressing a public gathering in Peshawar. “This is a ‘jihad’ for Pakistan’s future… The state of Madina was based on justice,” he said. A decision will be made on Nov 2, the PTI chief said, referring to the party’s planned lockdown of the capital. Imran Khan,Read More


Elections’d be held in 2018, announces Prime Minister

Nawaz launches Rs3.9 billion gas project in Kohat

RAHIM YAR KHAN, 21 OCT (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that the government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) would complete its five years while the General Elections would be held in 2018. Talking at the ceremony after inaugurating health card service in Punjab, PM Nawaz said that the plan is gradually being expanded to cover the entire country. He said the program would benefit poverty-stricken people who cannot afford medical treatment. He also advised the concerned officials to take care of this segment of the society.Read More


Pakistan heading towards new phase of stability: Karman Michael

Pakistan heading towards new phase of stability: Karman Michael

ISLAMABAD, 21 OCT (DNA) – Federal Minister for Human Rights Senator Kamran Michael will be visiting Portugal on the special invitation of the newly appointed Secretary General United Nations (UN) in the last week of November this year. A delegation of business community from Portugal led by Chief Operation Officer William Monteiro invited Kamran Michael on behalf Mr. Antonio Guterres, the newly appointed Secretary General UN. In a meeting  here in Islamabad on Friday, besides PML-N Women Wing leader Amna Malik, officials of Ministry of Human Rights were also presentRead More