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COAS chairs meeting at Corps HQ to review Karachi security situation

KARACHI: The Army chief chaired a meeting at the headquarters of V Corps to review the security situation, Sunday. The meeting was attended by Corps Commander Karachi, Director-General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar and the DG Rangers. The army chief lauded the Rangers, intelligence agencies and other law enforcement agencies for “noticeable improvement” in the security situation in Karachi through ongoing operations and the peaceful conduct during local government elections held in the metropolis on Saturday. According to earlier reports, it appears that there are differences between theRead More

Govt will not compromise on Karachi’s law and order: PM

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif are in Karachi today to sort out the issue of the Rangers’ deployment in the provincial capital city as the term of the paramilitary force’s operation expired two days earlier. The law and order situation of Karachi as well as the rest of Sindh also came under discussion. While chairing a high-level meeting at Governor House, Nawaz Sharif said, “There will be no compromise on the law and order situation of Karachi.” The meeting was attended byRead More

Women empowerment may help reduce poverty: Canadian envoy

ISLAMABAD, 07 DEC, (DNA) – To support Pakistan in achieving its development and gender equality goals and to help stimulate sustainable economic growth, the High Commission of Canada organized a forum on women’s economic empowerment in Islamabad on Sunday.Speaking on the occasion, Canadian High Commissioner, Heather Cruden said that since women make up half population of any country, so without empowering women and without using their talent, it’s quite impossible to take a country to the stage of sustainable development, as there is a direct correlation between a country’s GDPRead More

Indian FM Sushma Suwraj arrives Pakistan tomorrow

Kashmiris protest during Sushma address at UNGA

ISLAMABAD, DEC 07: Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swuraj is arriving Pakistan tomorrow Tuesday to take part in heart of Asia conference scheduled to take place on Dec 8-9. Likewise Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is also coming to Pakistan on Wednesday for this conference. These visits are likely to help improve relations among the three key players of this region. Yesterday the national security advisors of both Pakistan and India met in Thailand. It was first interaction after a gap of many month.