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Umpire raised his finger, PM will have to go: Imran Khan

MUZAFFARABAD, 18 MAY (DNA) – Criticising Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once again, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan remarked that the umpire has raised his finger and the PM will have to return to the pavilion. While addressing a public gathering at Muzaffarabad, Khan lambasted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman by stating that he is making efforts to hide the corruption of PM Nawaz. He also accused the Prime Minister of telling lies on the floor of the National Assembly, further stating that the companies the PM informedRead More

Fazl vows all-out support to PM; attacks Imran Khan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, 18 MAY (DNA) – Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman, the chief of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F), attacked his rival Imran Khan, reiterating stance that he would continue to support Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the face of Panama Papers scandal. “I assure mister prime minister that masses standby you. People of Dera Ismail Khan are with you since we support peace, stability and strengthening of democracy, we will not let any conspiracy succeed against this democratic system,” said the JUI-F chief. He was addressing a large publicRead More

PM to visit Gilgit on Thursday

ISLAMABAD, 18 MAY (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will visit Gilgit on Thursday.   The Prime Minister will administer the Oath from the newly elected members of Gilgit Baltistan Council. The Prime Minister will also perform the ground breaking of Pakistan-China Optical Fiber Cable Project in Gilgit. This project is part of CPEC. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will also visit Swat on Friday May 20th, 2016 for inauguration of the Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital. The Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital, Swat is a state of the art Kidney HospitalRead More

Govt should launch probe instead of issuing statements: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, 18 MAY  (DNA) –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday has offered himself for accountability asking the government to look into his earnings and investigate whether he has concealed assets and palaces or not. Imran Khan delivered a speech in the National Assembly (NA) after Khurshid Shah explained opposition s viewpoint on Panama leaks. Khan started off by saying that Pakistan is the only country that was founded in the name of Islam. He said that it is opposition’s duty to question the government if it misusesRead More

Govt’s focuses on reaching out to most deserving segments of population: Dar

Country put on path of progress, development: Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD, 18 MAY  (DNA) –  Finance Minister, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar has said that the present government ever since assuming responsibilities has focused on reaching out to the most deserving segments of the population in undeserved areas. He stated this during a meeting held with Vice President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Michael Mordasini here the otherday. A statement issued by the Ministry of Finance here said that during the meeting Michael Mordasini apprised the Finance Minister about the current profile of IFAD projects in Pakistan and said thatRead More

Enemies hatching conspiracies against CPEC: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD, 18 MAY (DNA) – While felicitating the nation on 65th anniversary of Pak-China Diplomatic relations, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal said on Wednesday that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework would not only improve Pakistan’s economy but also strengthen its defence. “The entire nation will have to play its role in the implementation of this vital initiative by exhibiting a complete unity and solidarity besides giving a message to the world that Pakistan has now become a economically vibrant and politically stable country,” he remarked.Read More