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Imran promises to end corruption in AJK

BAGH, 23 MAY (DNA) – Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Monday said that he would empower the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) so much so that no influential person would be able to evade accountability. Addressing a public rally in Bagh, Azad Kashmir, Imran Khan said “we would show it to everyone how is corruption eradicated from here, lamenting that some of the most corrupt mafias are based in Azad Kashmir. He said that those devastating institutions cannot streamline them.” “Our NABRead More

Panama Leaks commission needs to be formed soon: Shujaat Hussain

LAHORE, 23 MAY (DNA) – Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader Siraaj ul Haq on Monday met with Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain at Mansoora. Both leaders had discussion in regards to the investigation of the Panama Leaks issue and other matters. Talking to media afterwards, Ch Shujat Hussain said that oppression of Bangladesh Govt over lovers of Pakistan is strongly condemnable, there is no doubt that Motiur Rahman Nizami was convicted for his love for Pakistan. He said that he greatly regrets in-apathy of rulers of Pakistan who haveRead More

British HC calls on Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD, 23 MAY (DNA) – British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew called on Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan in Islamabad on Monday. They exchanged views on human trafficking, organized crimes, security issues and bilateral ties. The British High Commissioner also called on Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar to discuss bilateral ties with Pakistan. They hoped that cooperation in various fields will further increase mutual interests of both the countries. Finance Minister said that government is focusing on economic development and creation of job opportunities. He said that foreign investmentRead More

Poly Clinic extension project aimed to build 1200 beds hospital: Dr Tariq

ISLAMABAD, 23 MAY (DNA) – Minister of State for Capital Administration & Development Division (CA&DD), Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry has said that under the Polyclinic Extension project 1200 beds state-of-the-art hospital is proposed to be built where modern world class medical facilities would be available to common man. He stated this while chairing a meeting of steering committee on Polyclinic Extension Project. Shortlisted engineering and design firms presented details of their proposed designs for the construction of hospital building during the meeting. The best design from among the proposed designsRead More

Pakistani aircrafts loaded with relief goods touch Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, 23 MAY (DNA) – The First Cargo flight of relief goods from Pakistan, for the victims of the recent devastating floods, landslides and torrential rains in Sri Lanka, arrived today at Bandaranaike International Airport Katunayake. The Pakistani Cargo Plane brought full load of C-130 aircraft carrying priority relief items indicated by the Sri Lankan authorities. The relief items containing generators, shelters, tents, medicines, etc. were handed over by the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka HE Maj Gen ® Syed Shakeel Hussain to the Sri Lankan Minister forRead More

Obama confirms death of Mullah Mansour

Obama not meeting Philippine President

WASHINGTON, 23 MAY (DNA) – United States President Barack Obama confirmed death of Afghan Leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calling it a milestone in establishing peace in Afghanistan, foreign media reported on Monday. “Death of Mullah Mansour is a milestone for peace in Afghanistan. We have finished off leader of a group which would attack the US and its allies,” Obama said in a statement. The United States conducted a drone strike on Saturday against the leader of the Afghan Taliban, likely killing him close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region inRead More