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Thursday, November 17th, 2016


‘Feto a threat to Pakistan’s security’: Turkey’s Erdogan rails against ‘coup plotter’ Gulen in Islamabad


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a joint press conference in Islamabad alongside Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday where he announced the Turkish government is determinedly taking on what he termed the Fethullah Terror Organisation (Feto). He said, “We are in the process of warning all of our friends and countries across the globe with whom we have solidarity” against Feto ─ what Turkey calls an alleged terrorist organisation headed by US-based self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen who President Erdogan accuses of instigating a botched coup to remove him fromRead More

Panama Leaks case hearing now on 29th

PM's Disqualification

ISLAMABAD, NOV 17, (DNA) – Supreme Court will resume hearing of Panama Leaks case today (Thursday). The hearing was later adjourned to November 29. The Court shall now hear the case on daily basis starting from Nov 29. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (PM) has submitted objections over Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf‘s proofs and said that they are based on lies. The apex court asked the PTI lawyers to focus on evidences and produce them on next hearing. The reply also said that Imran Khan didn’t come up with factual evidence. Earlier onRead More

Erdogan’s visit to Lahore: Roads adjoining Fort remain closed


LAHORE, NOV 17, (DNA) – Lahore administration has ensured strict security arrangements ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan’s visit to Lahore According to the plan, Mall Road will remain closed for ordinary traffic from Airport to Azadi Chowk from 3 pm to 10 pm. Traffic coming to Lahore from Ravi Road would be diverted to Ring Road. Vehicles going out of city fromLorry Adda and Vegetable Market can use also Ring Road. Roads heading from Shimal Hill and Railway Station to Iqbal Park would be diverted to GT RoadRead More

PM Nawaz, Turkish President discuss issues of mutual interest


ISLAMABAD, NOV 17, (DNA) – A one-to-one meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was held in Islamabad. The leaders discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and means to further augment them in diverse sectors. They also talked about the security situation of the region. This was followed by delegation level talks between the two countries. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif led Pakistani delegation while the Turkish delegation was led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two sides expressed satisfaction over the existing level ofRead More

President Erdogan to address Joint session of Parliament today

Erdogan to address parliament on 17th

ISLAMABAD, NOV 17, (DNA): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will address a Joint Session of Parliament on Thursday. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived Pakistan on a two-day visit at the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain. His address to the joint session of Pakistan’s parliament reflects the deep and warm fraternal ties between the two significant Muslim countries. PM Nawaz will host a lunch for the dignitary at the Prime Minister House. Though President Erdogan had been to Pakistan on a number of occasions, but the current one is hisRead More