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Prime Minister presents himself for accountability again

ISLAMABAD, 16 MAY (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says he has nothing to fear and ready to face accountability. “We are not afraid of anything and present ourselves for accountability,” he said while addressing a specially convened session in the National Assembly to debate on Panama Papers’ revelations on Monday. “I request the House to join me in formulating a charter, like the one I had signed with former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto (late), to investigate the revelations,” he added. PM Nawaz said the matter of Panama Papers isRead More

COAS,Chinese counterpart discuss defense cooperation

BEIJING, 16 MAY (DNA) – Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday arrived in Beijing on a two day official visit, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. He met his Chinese counterpart and discussed matters pertaining to security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, training exchanges and intelligence sharing They also discussed measures to improve military to military cooperation, according to DG ISPR, Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa. General Sharif was presented guard of honour. During his stay, he will also meet senior political and military leadership of China. Chief ofRead More

Iftikhar Chaudhry seeks asset details of PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD, 16 MAY (DNA) – Former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice (Retd) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Monday filed an application to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), seeking details of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s assets. According to reports, the former CJP, who is head of his Pakistan Justice Democratic Critic Party (PJDCP), filed the application through his lawyer Sheikh Ahsan Azeem, appealing the commission to provide details of PM’s assets submitted between 2008 and 2013. Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry stated in his application that the PM doesn’t qualify to hold publicRead More

Sheikh Rasheed says he knows name of next PM but would not disclose

'Arrest me if you can': Sheikh Rasheed makes appearance at Committee Chowk

ISLAMABAD, 16 MAY (DNA) – Ahead of National Assembly’s crucial session today (Monday), outspoken leader of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has claimed that he knows who will be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan but he won’t disclose it at the moment. Talking to reporters in Islamabad, Sheikh Rashid said that a ‘forward group’ has been formed within the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN). He suggested Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down from his post in order to save democracy and the assembly. “The assemblyRead More

PM, Naval Chief discuss professional matters of Pak Navy

ISLAMABAD, 16 MAY (DNA) – Chief of naval staff Admiral Zakaullah called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Monday. They discussed professional matters and preparedness of Pakistan Navy to deal with any challenge. The Prime Minister appreciated the role of Pakistan Navy in defending the maritime borders of the motherland. DNA

07 suspects arrested during FIA raids in various cities


ISLAMABAD, 16 MAY (DNA) – As many as seven suspects were arrested on Monday in Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) raid in Islamabad, Lahore and Gujranwala FIA human smuggling cell while taking action in Lahore nabbed three proclaimed offenders Muhammad Bashir, Muhammad Shakil and Amir Abdullah alongwith two suspects Abdul Aziz and Rana Faisal. Meanwhile, most wanted human smuggler Asif was copped from Gujranwala. On the other hand, FIA also arrested a passenger Javed from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) PK-770 flight that landed at Benazir International Airport Islamabad from France. JavedRead More