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MQM inmates being forced to change loyalties: Farooq Sattar

KARACHI, 13 MAR (DNA) – senior leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Dr. Farooq Sattar claimed on Sunday that Rangers are forcing the party inmates to change their loyalties.“Our prisoners in four barracks of central jail are going through agony. They are being subjected to state force. They are being forced and induced to change loyalties in return of rewards,” he claimed at a press conference here.

Bilawal urges govt to extend help growers on war-footing

KARACHI, March 13 (DNA): Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has asked the government to extend help to growers on war-footing basis to safeguard their standing crops from any damage by the current spell of rain across the country.“These rains could pose a grave danger to the standing crops of wheat and other agriculture produces. Growers are in dire need of the government support at this time to meet its procurement target and protect the yield from any adverse effect due to the downpour,” PPP Chairman said in aRead More

EU launches anti-corruption campaign in Afghanistan

KABUL, March 13 (DNA): The EU Delegation in Afghanistan has launched its 2016 anti-corruption campaign.The campaign will help Afghan citizens fight corruption and seek to mobilise support for stronger Government action against corruption. The campaign runs for seven weeks and culminates with a high-level conference in early May.Afghanistan’s endemic corruption is crippling the economy and undermining the fight against the insurgency. This threatens past achievements and in vestments in Afghanistan as well as the future of all young Afghans.

Tajik speaker of lower house due on 15th

ISLAMABAD, MAR 13(DNA) The speaker of the Majlisi Namoyandagon( Lower House) of Tajikistan Shukurjon Zuhurov is visiting Pakistan from March 15 to March 18. Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan has invited Mr. Zuhurov. The Tajik parliamentarian is due to hold high level consultations with the Pakistani leaders. Both Pakistan and Tajikistan have diversified their relations over the years and there is a strong will on both sides to further cement these relations. The visit of Tajik leader will contribute towards promotion of parliamentarian relations between theRead More