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Monday, April 16th, 2018


RCCI President Zahid Latif Khan condemns atrocities at Pak/Afghan border


RAWALPINDI, APR 16 (DNA) – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Zahid Latif Khan has condemned the atrocities at Pak/Afghan border resulted in the loss of precious lives. In a statement, he said that today’s attack on Pakistan soil by Afghan n Indian nexuses and Pak Army has reserved its right to respond it in a befitting manner. RCCI chief called it a another act of naked aggression from across the border  where troops were martyred and some sustained serious injuries at Kurram agency yesterday. He appreciatedRead More

Pakistan PM holds meeting with Saudi King Salman


RIYADH, APR 16 (DNA) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Saudi King Salman and discussed bilateral ties with him. Earlier he attended the closing ceremony of Gulf Shield-1 joint military exercise at Damam in Saudi Arabia on Monday. The month long exercise Gulf Shield-1 was participated by troops from 24 countries and was aimed at strengthening “military and security cooperation and coordination” among the regional countries. The Prime Minister has attended the exercises on the special invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Minister for Defense Khurram DastgirRead More

PTI planning to appoint front man as MD Khyber Bank


ISLAMABAD, APR 16 (DNA) – PPP leader Senator Behramand Tangi has said that Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf government is planning to appoint its front man Saifur Rehman as MD Khyber Bank violating Election Commission’s orders not to appoint anyone on official position from April 1. 2018.   Senator Tangi said that by doing so, on one hand PTI is violating EC orders and on the other wants to hide its corruption, loot and plunder. Khyber Bank has been disputed for the last three years for illegal appointment of previous MD Shamsul Qayyum,Read More

CJP Justice Saqib Nisar rejects Punjab government offer


LAHORE, APR 16 (DNA) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has rejected the Punjab government’s offer. Punjab government had offered to tighten the security of judges. “Judges don’t need additional security,” said the CJP . The Punjab government had made the offer to increase the security of all judges, including Justice Ijazul Ahsan, following the firing incident outside the residence of Justice Ijazul Ahsan. Meanwhile, the Joint Investigation Team was investigating the incident from different aspects. The team also visited the crime scene and recorded statements of officials performingRead More

PTI finalises three names for caretaker prime minister


ISLAMABAD, APR 16 (DNA) – After days-long deliberation and consultation within the party circles, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has finally consented on three names for the caretaker prime minister. According to sources, the PTI has mooted three names, which are; former commerce minister Abdul Razzaq Dawood, former chief justice of Pakistan Tasadduq Jilani and former governor State Bank Dr. Ishrat Hussain. Shah Mehmood Qureshi has been tasked to convey this to Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed who is consulting other political parties in this regard. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi andRead More

“Anarkali” performed at PNCA during a fund raiser


 ISLAMABAD, APR 16 (DNA) – Famous play ‘Anarkali’ was performed at PNCA on the occasion a fund raiser organized by Pakistan Floral Art Society, Islamabad Chapter. A large number of people hailing from various walks of life attended the show.   The proceeds of the event were given to Pakistan Kidney Patients Association.   Pakistan Floral Art Society holds such fund raisers on regular basis in order to help the poor people. Funds collected from such events go to that organization working for the welfare of the have-nots of Pakistan.Read More