Thursday, June 13th, 2019
BISHKEK, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Sharipovich Jeenbekov, on the sidelines of the SCO Summit, on Thursday. Prime Minister congratulated Kyrgyz President on hosting SCO Summit. Kyrgyz President appreciated Pakistan’s role in the SCO. Two leaders reviewed bilateral relations and agreed to comprehensively upgrade mutual cooperation in diverse fields. It was agreed to strengthen land and air connectivity between Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan. Both leaders also agreed to Joint Ministerial Commission and Bilateral Political Consultations soon. The two countries agreed to enhance people-to-people contacts andRead More
Recommendations of previous CPEC Committee are valid, Govt should continue to implement them; Sher Ali Arbab
ISLAMABAD, JUN 13 (DNA) – The Parliamentary Committee on CPEC, met here today, at the Parliament House under the Chairmanship of Sher Ali Arbab, MNA. The Committee was briefed by the Ministries like National Food Security and Research, Commerce and Textile, Board of Investment and the lead Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms. The unprecedented part of the proceedings was the presence of Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, former Chairman of Parliamentary Committee on CPEC, who was invited by the Committee to share his experiences and guideline for the future.Read More
Imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah and head of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Abdurrahman Al Sudais strongly denounced the terrorist attack launched against Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia. The attack left a limited number of people of various nationalities injured. Al Sudais pointed out that this terrorist attack launched by Iran-backed Houthi Militias represents an explicit recognition and full responsibility of this cowardly terrorist attack against innocent civilians safeguarded by the international law. Houthi recognition of committing thisRead More
ISLAMABAD, JUN 13 (DNA) – Convenor Special Committee on Project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Parliamentary Party Leader PPP-P Senator Sherry Rehman in a meeting on Thursday, expressed her displeasure over the lack of coordination and capacity evident in the briefing of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms. She once again suggested that the planning function of CPEC from federal government required a separate secretariat and autonomous well-resourced CPEC Authority, an idea which was supported by Minister Swati who is a member of that Committee. The PlanningRead More
KARACHI (DNA) – Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Sports and Industries and Youth Affairs Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar on Thursday tendered resignation from his post. Sindh Chief Secretary issued notification for the approval of Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar’s resignation. He served as Adviser to Sindh CM on Sports and Industries and Youth Affairs. Mahar will be contesting by-elections against his nephew from NA-205 Ghotki constituency. NA-205 Ghotki seat fell vacant after the sudden demise of Ali Muhammad Mahar and the by-elections will be held on July 18.
ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The chances of Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Asif Zardari for attending the session of National Assembly are low as speaker Asad Qaisar has denied to immediately issue production orders despite insistence by PML-N and PPP leaders. According to sources, speaker Asad Qaiser wanted to issue production orders of Asif Zardari for Monday’s session but did not assure PPP delegation for Friday’s session. On the other hand PPP has started consultations over non issuance of production orders for Asif Zardari. Earlier, under detention of the National Accountability BureauRead More