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Sunday, August 30th, 2015


52 govt officers arrested in Sindh amid anti-corruption drive, Qaim told

KARACHI: Sindh Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Chairman Mumtaz Shah on Sunday told Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah that 52 officers from different government departments had been arrested over charges of corruption, embezzlement and misappropriation of government funds across the province in the past two months.He said 72 first-information reports (FIRs) were registered, while 209 inquiries were initiated against officials in the said time period.Briefing the chief minister at the CM House, the ACE chairman said the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had begun sending him inquiriesRead More

US Adviser calls on COAS in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI, Aug 30 (DNA): Ambassador Susan Rice, National Security Adviser USA, visited General Headquarters (GHQ) Sunday and called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest including security situation in the region were discussed. Ambassador Susan Rice acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s  sincere efforts and sacrifices in war against terrorism. Both dignitaries also recognized the continued need for close coordination for ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region.