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Pakistan, Egypt vow to synergize efforts to curb terrorism

Pakistan, Egypt vow to synergize efforts to curb terrorism

CAIRO, 25 JULY, (DNA) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif arrived in Egyptian capital Cairo on a two- day official visit, according to a statement released by ISPR on Monday. Upon his arrival at the Rgyptian Army Headquarter, the army chief General Raheel Sharif was presented Guard of honour. General Raheel Sahrif met Defence Minister and Commander-in-Chief of Egypt’s Armed Forces, General Sedki Sobhi Sayed and Egyptian Chief of Staff of The Armed Forces Mahmoud Hegazy separately and discussed Pak-Egypt military to military relations, enhanced defenceRead More

Sartaj meets Chinese FM to discuss bilateral relations, regional developments

Sartaj meets Chinese FM on the sidelines of ARF

VIENTIANE, 25 JULY, (DNA) – Pakistan and China have emphasized the importance of reconciliation between the Afghan Government and Taliban as an essential element for peace and stability of Afghanistan. In this context, the Chinese Foreign Minister appreciated the sincere counter-terrorism efforts by Pakistan, noting that Pakistan’s role against terrorism and for regional stability should be recognized. These views were expressed in a meeting between Adviser Mr Sartaj Aziz and Foreign Minister Mr. Wang Yi, held today [Monday] on the sidelines of the 23rd ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) meeting inRead More

No more discretionary funds in KP: Imran Khan

No more discretionary funds in KP: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, 25 JULY (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday presented a 13-point agenda regarding prosperity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and made announcements regarding certain changes in the local government as well. While addressing a press conference, Khan said that the changes introduced in KP shall be the ones which had never taken place in any province before. He announced that all discretionary funds in KP were being put to an end, adding that there shall be no more discretionary funds in KP from now onwards. KhanRead More

PTI files petition in NAB against Nawaz Sharif for alleged corruption

PTI files petition in NAB against Nawaz for corruption

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday filed a petition with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family for alleged corruption. The petition filed against the premier and his dependents and family members “for commission of offence of corruption” urged NAB to “perform its duties” in light of revelations made in the Panama leaks and other ‘facts’ put forth by the PTI in their petition. Saifullah Niazi and party spokesperson Naeemul Haq filed the reference. The party is also holding a protest outside NABRead More

England set Pakistan daunting 565-run target

Test squad selected for upcoming New Zealand tour

MANCHESTER: England on Monday set Pakistan a daunting target of 565 runs after home skipper Alastair Cook declared the second innings at 173 for 1 on day four of the second Test at Old Trafford in Manchester. Cook was 76 not out and vice-captain Joe Root 71 not out. It was the second time this match that England had gorged themselves on Pakistan’s attack, with opener Cook making 105 and Root a Test-best 254 in England’s first-innings 589 for eight declared. The second innings saw England’s two most experienced batsmenRead More

Qandeel’s cousin turns himself in for police investigation

LAHORE: A cousin of slain social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch turned himself in to police on Monday for investigation. A senior police officer told media that Haq Nawaz turned himself in to police at the Kala police station in Dera Ghazi Khan as authorities suspected his involvement in the murder. Qandeel’s brother, Waseem, in his confession claimed to have acted alone and said he had drugged and strangled his sister. Police were, however, looking to investigate Haq Nawaz and his possible involvement in the murder, the police officer said. PoliceRead More