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Maulana Fazl quits as PML (N)-MQM mediator

KARACHI, Sept 05 (DNA): Government’s efforts to bring MQM back to Parliament suffered a major blow on Saturday after senior politician and JUI-F head Maulana Fazlur Rehman detached himself from the mediation process.According to sources, Maulana Fazlur Rehman was facing a strong opposition from his own party. Some JUI-F leaders expressed their concerns about Maulana’s visit to MQM’s secretariat popularly known as Nine Zero.In a recent meeting, JUI-F members criticized Maulana Fazlur Rehman, forcing him to quit.A sources close to Maulana told that the inflexibility shown by both the governmentRead More

PM vows to safeguard Pakistan’s sovereignty, security

ISLAMABAD, Sept 05 (DNA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while expressing his government’s resolve to safeguard country’s sovereignty and security said there would be no compromise on the defence of the Pakistan.In a message on the Defence Day of Pakistan, the Prime Minister said the day reminds us of the unflinching resolve, determination, courage and bravery of the Pakistani nation.“Today we are celebrating the golden jubilee of those memorable moments, when our brave armed forces not only successfully defended its frontiers but also thwarted the nefarious designs of the enemy,” theRead More

Russia pledges major investment in housing construction sector of Afghanistan

KABUL, Sept 05 (DNA): Russia has pledged to expand Moscow’s economic projects in Afghanistan by investing in housing construction sector in the country.The commitment was made during a meeting between Russia’s deputy minister for energy Yury Sentyurin and Afghanistan’s minister of urban development affairs Syed Sadat Sadat Mansoor Naderi.Sentyurin further added that Russia will invest in housing construction projects in Afghanistan by exporting latest Russian technologies and facilities to build affordable houses in Afghanistan.