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Pakistan lost greatest icon of humanity: Bilawal

Hundreds of PTI men join PPP

KARACHI, 09 JULY (DNA) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that with departing of Abdul Sattar Edhi for the eternal world Pakistan has been deprived of its greatest icon of humanity. Expressing deep grief over the demise of the legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, the PPP Chairman, in a statement here, paid glowing tribute to him for his immense services for the cause of humanity. He said Edhi worked tirelessly for the underprivileged irrespective of their religion, caste, colour and creed, which made him the epitomeRead More

Shehbaz Sharif attends funeral prayers of Abdul Sattar Edhi

Shahbaz files Rs26bln defamation suit against Imran

LAHORE, 09 JULY (DNA) – Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif attended funeral prayers of renowned social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi in Karachi, on Saturday. He represented Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. On the occasion, the Chief Minister embraced Abdul Sattar Edhi’s son Faisal Edhi, consoled with him, and said that his father was the identity and an asset of Pakistan. He said that Abdul Sattar Edhi laid the foundation of public service and wrote a new chapter by serving the humanity throughout his life. Shehbaz Sharif prayed for hisRead More

PM Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after 48 days

LAHORE, 09 JULY (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan on Saturday, over a month after undergoing open-heart surgery at a London hospital. Talking to reporters after his arrival, the premier said, “I have returned to Pakistan with a new spirit and am as much active as I used to be.” Sharif said that sit-ins are not the solution to the issues faced by the country. A dedicated Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Boeing 777 aircraft brought the prime minister and his camp office back home from London. TheRead More

Russia says two US diplomats expelled in tit-for-tat move

MOSCOW, 09 JULY (DNA) – Moscow on Saturday said it had expelled two US diplomats as a retaliatory move after Washington turfed out two Russian officials over an attack on a US embassy worker last month.”After their unfriendly step two employees of the United States embassy had to leave Moscow,” Russia´s deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said. “They were declared persona non grata for activities incompatible with their diplomatic status.” Ryabkov accused the two US diplomats of being CIA agents and said that one of them had been involved inRead More

Politicians, artists send condolence messages for Edhi’s death

KARACHI, 09 JULY (DNA) – World leaders, social activists and artists sent condolence messages over the death of revered social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi who passed away after protracted illness at the age of 88. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is on his way to Pakistan from London expressed grief at the news. “He saved hundredes of lives through his humanitarian efforts and was a true asset to the country,” he said. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sahrif expressed his grief at the death. “The nation has lost aRead More