ISLAMABAD, The govt has called out army too control protesters. According to sources, the govt has asked Army to take over as the situation has got out of control of the government. In army Lahore, according to reports, has come on roads. \It is expected that religious leaders may be put under house arrest. Earlier the chief of the army staff had called prime minister and suggested to control the demonstrations thru dialogue.
The unrest in Islamabad following a crackdown against religious protesters camped out at Faizabad has spilled over to other parts of the country, as men loyal to various religious parties have started holding disruptive demonstrations in various cities. In Sialkot, scores of men also attacked the residence of Law Minister Zahid Hamid, whose resignation is the number one demand of the Faizabad protesters. Fortunately, no one from his family was present when the attackers started pelting stones at the building. Following the attack, the security forces arrested at least 12Read More
ISLAMABAD, AUG 27 (DNA) – Serena Hotels collaborated with the Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation to sponsor ‘Save Tomorrow II – Time to Remember, Time to Act’ – a football match to raise awareness against drug abuse. The Foundation is a non-profit organization working primarily to raise drug awareness among teenagers. The event was sponsored under Serena Hotel’s Sports Diplomacy Initiative. Commemorating the ‘International Overdose Awareness Day’, the matches between two professional teams of 18+ boys, Islamabad Football Association vs. Rawalpindi Football Association, and two professional teams of 18+ girls,Read More
ISLAMABAD (DNA) -The National Security Committee in its meeting on 24 August 2017 discussed the Trump Administration’s South Asia Strategy. The Committee out rightly rejected the specific allegations and insinuations made against Pakistan. It was observed that to scapegoat Pakistan will not help in stabilizing Afghanistan. In fact, being its immediate neighbor, Pakistan has an abiding interest in peace and stability in Afghanistan. The committee observed that Pakistan had to manage the blowback of a protracted conflict in Afghanistan that resulted in deluge of refugees, flow of drugs and arms and moreRead More
GWADAR, AUG 24 (DNA) – – Cesar Guedes Country Representative UNODC Pakistan today inaugurated Police Station ANF Gwadar. The Police Station has been constructed with the support and friendship of the Government of Canada. Speaking on the occasion, Representative UNODC Mr. Guedes said “The project will directly impact many existing and emerging challenges posed by drugs in the country and the region. The ANF Police Station in Gwadar complements deployment of the ANF at Dalbandin and Hub. Such strategic initiatives would enhance ANF’s capacity to detect, interdict and investigate illicitRead More
RAWALPINDI, August 23 (DNA): Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) of Chinese Embassy Lijjan Zhao on Wednesday called on Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor and lauded the efforts of DG ISPR for strengthening coordination between the armies of two countries. According to Pakistan Army’s media wing, the Chinese DCM visited the ISPR and held a meeting with the Major General Asif Ghafoor. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest were discussed. The Chinese DCM praised the role of Pakistan Army for upholding Pak-ChinaRead More