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PM Nawaz Sharif meets John Kerry in New York

Nawaz meets John kerry

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and US Secretary of State John Kerry met on the sidelines of 71th Session of United Nations General Assembly in New York. The prime minister arrived in New York to represent Pakistan at the proceedings of the UN General Assembly. Meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and US Secretary of State John Kerry is in progress in New York. — PML(N) (@pmln_org) September 19, 2016 Talking to newsmen in New York, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary said the Prime Minister will address theRead More

RCCI elects Raja Amir Iqbal as unopposed President

Raja Amir Iqbal elected unopposed RCCI president

RAWALPINDI, SEPT 19 (DNA) – Raja Amir Iqbal elected unopposed as President of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) for the year 2016-17. The 3-member RCCI Election Commission consisted of Tariq Javed Butt, Syed Rizwan Haider Mashadi and Naveed Javed announced the winners in this regard in a meeting held here on Monday. The announcement of newly elected Senior Vice President Khawaja Abdul Rashid Waien and Vice President Asim Mahmood Malik were also made. Newly elected office bearers will take charge on October 1, 2016. According to ElectionRead More

CDA chairman Anser Aziz suspends an official for taking bribe

Chairman CDA suspends an official on the charges of taking bribe

ISLMABAD, SEPT 19 (DNA) – Mayor Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has suspended an official of Estate Management Directorate on the charges of taking bribe. He warned the officers and officials of the Authority to solve the problems of the visitors with honesty and demonstrate their best professional and ethical attitude on daily basis, adding that corrupt mafia would be dealt with iron hand. He urged the officers and officials of the Authority to shun dishonesty as it is not acceptable atRead More

Pak, China to accelerate cultural cooperation

Chinese Vice Minister

DUNHUANG, GANSU, 19 SEPT (DNA) – The people of People’s Republic of China consider the people of Pakistan as their best friends in the world. This was stated by the Vice Minister of the Chinese State Administration of Press Publication Radio Film and Television Mr Tong Gang during a meeting with the Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid in Dunhuang city, Gansu province of China on Monday. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Silk Road International Cultural Expo being held in Dunhuang,Read More

Rao Anwar challenges his suspension in SHC

SSP Rao Anwar challenges suspension in SHC

KARACHI: Suspended Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar on Monday approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) to challenge his suspension, which was ordered after he raided MQM leader Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hasan’s house without the permission of the Sindh Assembly speaker. Anwar said in his petition that the raid was conducted in accordance with the law. He pleaded to the high court to declare his suspension orders illegal. “All legal formalities were fulfilled while raiding the house of Khawaja Izhar,” he stated in the petition. Barrister Salahuddin told media that theRead More

Operational preparedness of army reviewed in corps meeting

Army Chief presides corps commanders' conference

RAWALPINDI, SEPT 19 (DNA) – Corps Commander’s Conference was held at GHQ today [Monday]. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff presided over the meeting. Forum had an in depth review of external and internal security situation and operational preparedness of the Army. Taking note of a hostile narrative being propagated by India COAS said that we are fully cognizant and closely watching the latest happenings in the region and their impact on the security of Pakistan. Expressing his satisfaction over operational preparedness of the Army, COAS said that Armed Forces ofRead More