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Monday, August 6th, 2018

 

Saudi Arabia would not tolerate outside interference: foreign minister

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CAIRO, (DNA) – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Monday criticised Canada´s calls to free arrested activists as a position built on “misleading” information, and said his country would not tolerate any interference in its own affairs. “The kingdom of Saudi Arabia does not interfere in the internal affairs of other states and it won´t accept any attempt to interfere in our internal affairs,” Jubeir said in remarks on his Twitter account. “We deal with that with all firmness.” Describing Canada´s position was puzzling, he said that those held inRead More


LHC orders to withhold result of Khawaja Asif

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LAHORE, AUG 06 (DNA) –  The Lahore High Court (LHC) Monday restrained the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from issuing the victory notification of Khawaja Asif.


Key members of Imran Khan’s federal cabinet

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – As Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has already decided to form small federal cabinet in the first phase of government formation, the names of some of his key members have surfaced now. Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, PML-Q and Balochistan Awami Party will be given one federal ministry in the 15-20 members’ cabinet of Imran Khan, the sources informed Geo News. Sources said Asad Umar, Pervaiz Khattak, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, Zartaj Gul, Dr Arif Alvi, Fawad Chaudhry, Shireen Mazari would be members of Imran Khan’s small cabinet, however,Read More


EU ready to help Pakistan get out of FATF grey list: envoy

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 06 (DNA) – Ambassador of European Union, Jean-Francois Cautain has assured to PM-in-waiting Imran Khan to  collaborate in education, economic, GPS and other sector. He said the EU was ready to help Pakistan get out of FATF grey list. The Ambassador said that we have no objection over the Gas pipeline project which is in progress between Pakistan and Iran. EU envoy also said that we will help the new government to bring overseas investors and businessmen in Pakistan. Moreover he said we want to see a prosperousRead More


Pakistan, Turkey decide to intensify collaboration in disaster management

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ISLAMABAD , (DNA) –  Pakistan and Turkey have decided to further intensify mutual collaboration in the field of disaster management . This was agreed during a meeting between Chairman, National Disaster Management Authority, Lt. General Omar Mahmood Hayat and Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority President, Dr. Mehmet Güllüoglu, in Ankara. Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi also attended the meeting. Both sides agreed to work on a number of initiatives, including sharing of experiences and knowledge in disaster management , training of experts, joint exercises, hosting of joint conference, and high-level exchanges to intensifyRead More


‘Nawaz can be freed if Hussain Nawaz admits London flats ownership’

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Deputy Prosecutor General Sardar Muzaffar on Monday said that former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif would be released once Hussain Nawaz appear before the anti-graft watchdog and say he bought the London properties. Islamabad High Court (IHC) took up the case pertaining to transfer of references against Nawaz Sahrif to another court. During the proceedngs, NAB deputty prosecutor general asked the court to keep Al-Azizia and Flagship References in accountabilty court judge Muhammad Bashir’s court and said thatRead More