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Friday, February 8th, 2019

 

Former PML N minister Kamran Michel arrested

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ISLAMABAD (DNA)-  Former PML N leader Kamran Michel was arrested on Friday. NAB arrested the former minister. NAB sources said that the minister is involved in corruption cases.


NAB decides to investigate Saad Rafique in jail

ISLAMABAD, FEB 8: Chairman NAB presiding over a high level meeting . DNA PHOTO

  LAHORE , FEB 8 (DNA) – – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday decided to investigate former federal minister for Railways and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique over purchase of 55 railway engines at exorbitant rates.   According to Dunya News sources, an application will soon be filed in the accountability court seeking permission to investigate the former minister.   Sources further said that Khawaja Saad Rafique approved purchase of 55 railway engines on high rates from which only 10 locomotive engines are being used, whileRead More


Person who looted Rs1500bn is PAC chairman: Fawad Ch

Cabinet will wait for SC’s written verdict for removal of names from ECL: Chaudhry

    ISLAMABAD, FEB 8(DNA) -– Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fwad Chaudhry on Friday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari have become the story of past and they both have no political status.   Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Frida, he said that those who were involved in stealing 15 hens are serving their jail term while a person who stole Rs1500 billion has become Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman, adding that this is the failure of system.   TheRead More


SC Verdict lauded as ‘Milestone in correcting bearings of the state, illumining democratic path’

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Islamabad February 8, 2019: Former Senator  Farhatullah Babar has lauded the Supreme Court verdict in Faizabad dharna case as ‘a milestone in the journey to correct bearings of the state and in illumining the democratic path’. In a statement today he said that the Supreme Court had done its job and it was now for the Parliament to enact appropriate legislation for determining the mandate of intelligence agencies. “The opportunity offered by the verdict must be seized by democratic institutions to end manipulation of public opinion, backdoor re-engineering of politicalRead More


Pak-US agree to reinvigorate cooperation on different issues

China economic slowdown will not hurt CPEC

ISLAMABAD, FEB 08 (DNA) – US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Pakistan, Henry Ensher called on Additional Secretary of Americas, Aftab Ahmad Khokher here at Foreign Office on Friday.  The two sides reviewed the status of bilateral relations and expressed desire to reinvigorate cooperation on wide ranging issues. = DNA


PM to address World Government Summit in Dubai on Sunday

Govt reduced taxes to ensure ease of doing business: PM

ISLAMABAD, FEB 08 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for Dubai on Sunday on a day long visit on the invitation of Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE government Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to participate in the 7th edition of the World Government Summit. According to a statement of Foreign Office, this annual gathering of heads of states/governments, policy makers and experts will provide an opportunity to discuss improvement in governance through reform, innovation and technology. Prime Minister’s participation will underscore Pakistan’s strong interest in the knowledge economy, greenRead More