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Friday, September 21st, 2018


Punjab Govt Shifts Hanif Abbasi to Attock After Adiala ‘VVIP Meeting Photo Leak’

SEP 22, 2018 (Updated): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi was shifted from Rawalpindi’s Adiala jail to Attock jail on Saturday. The incarcerated PML-N leader was shifted to Attock jail on the directives of DIG Rawalpindi. The Punjab government on Thursday had constituted a two-member team to probe breaking of jail rules to let jailed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi pay visit to incarcerated former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on the day of his release. Action was supposed to be taken following the presentation of findings inRead More

Why Sharifs Release On Bail Won’t Disturb the Sanity Restored to Pakistan Politics After Years

ASHA’AR REHMAN: The reactions to the release of Mian Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz, along with that of Capt Safdar, are bewildering to say the least. It was a foregone conclusion that the former prime minister and his daughter, who had been imprisoned while leading the resistance plank of the PML-N, would be bailed out. In the wake of their arrest, it was also deduced, on the authority of legal experts, that they would be freed in the not too distant future while the hearing of the cases against themRead More

We Want Equitable Relationship Based On Mutual Trust With US: Naval Chief

SEP 20, 2018: Pakistan seeks an equitable relationship with the United States based on mutual respect and the financial military assistance provided by the US to its non-Nato ally ‘is of secondary importance’. “We want a good relationship with the US based on mutual respect, an equitable relationship,” said Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi while addressing American and Pakistani media members at an interactive session with the “South Asia Watchers” at the Pakistan embassy in Washington D.C. earlier this week. The Naval Chief is in the US to attendRead More

Saudi Arabia to Become Partner in CPEC, PM Imran Offers Same to UAE

SEP 20, 2018 (BE2C2): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Thursday said Saudi Arabia would be the third partner in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and invest in projects in Pakistan. Addressing a press conference in capital Islamabad, he said Pakistan had invited Saudi Arabia to join CPEC and both the countries would strengthen their strategic partnership by cooperating in areas of trade, economy and security. He said a high level Coordination Committee of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had been formed, adding two high powered Saudi ArabianRead More