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Imran’s Bani Gala residence an encroachment: CDA…encroachment-cda/

ISLAMABAD, MAY 09, (DNA) – Capital Development Authority (CDA) has declared residence of Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan in Bani Gala a violation of zoning regulation, terming it an encroachment on Tuesday. The authority has filed a reply in Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) today in a case over encroachments in Bani Gala. According to the report, Khan’s residence among 122 installations in the area are illegally constructed. The authority has stated that a survey was carried out with regards to order of the apex court and allRead More

Pakistan tells Afghanistan to bar its soil to be used against Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, MAY 09, (DNA) – Foreign Advisor Sartaj Aziz has on Tuesday told Afghanistan to stop allowing its soil from being used against Pakistan. He claimed that Afghan forces had targeted innocent Pakistani citizens and added that ‘Bab-e-Dosti’ will remain closed unless the concerns are addressed. According to sources, Sartaj Aziz told Afghan ambassador Umar Zakhewal that Afghan foreign minister should have taken the issue up with Pakistani officials but they instead chose to target innocent Pakistani civilians. He cleared that ‘Bab-e-Dosti’ will remain closed unless Afghanistan addresses Pakistan’s concerns.=DNARead More

Polls no sooner than 2018, Maryam Nawaz to take part: Abid Sher


LAHORE, MAY 09, (DNA) – State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali reaffirmed on Tuesday general elections will happen next year and that Maryam would contest. It was earlier reported that the premier s daughter would contest from two constituencies, including NA-46 in Islamabad and another seat in Lahore. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said on yesterday that party leadership would decide whether Maryam Nawaz will lead PML-N. He predicted that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) would sweep 2018 elections and retain power in center,Read More

Pakistan summons Iranian envoy over recent threats

ISLAMABAD, MAY 09, (DNA) – Foreign Office on Tuesday summoned the Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost and expressed serious concerns over recent statements of the Iranian Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces regarding cross border actions. It is worth mentioning here that Chief of the Armed Forces of Iran, Major General Mohammed Baqeri on Monday warned that they we will hit terrorists  safe havens regardless of wherever they are. The Iranian Ambassador was informed at the occasion that such remarks from the Iranian side were against the spirit ofRead More

Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan enjoy excellent relations, says envoy

ISLAMABAD, MAY 09 (DNA) – Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan enjoy excellent relations that are growing with the each passing said Erik Beishembiev Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan while speaking at the opening of photo  exhibition at PNCA. The fine arts and photo exhibition was arrange to mark 25th anniversary of Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan diplomatic relations. He further said, Pakistan was one of the first to acknowledge the independence of our state and on May 10, 1992 engaged in diplomatic relations with Kyrgyzstan. “Indeed, modern history of bilateral cooperation of independent Kyrgyzstan with independent PakistanRead More

Pakistani origin chef brothers bring pride home: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD, May 09 (DNA): Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb in an informal appreciation ceremony held in Islamabad on Tuesday to honour the two Pakistani origin French Chef brothers, welcomed them on their visit to their country of birth and paid tribute to them for carving a niche for themselves in the world of cuisine in France, adding prestige to the name of their country of origin. She said many Pakistani expatriates had won laurels for the country and we were proud of their achievements.Read More