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PM Nawaz will be ousted if he doesn’t resign, warns Imran

ISLAMABAD, JUL 19 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan warned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday saying he will be ousted if he doesn’t resign himself, adding that the Sharif family lacked evidence in defence in Panama case before Supreme Court. Talking to media in Islamabad, he said the Sharif family was given five opportunities to prove innocence while they lied every time, claiming each and every record proved to be forged. “His (Nawaz Sharif’s) fault is to indulging in corruption to promote business,” PTI Chief replied. ImranRead More

Army Chief assures full support to defence industry

RAWALPINDI, JUL 19 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Heavy Industries Taxila. According to Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) press release, detailed briefing was given on defence production of the industry including ongoing and future defence projects. COAS appreciated performance and commitment of the industry towards quality production. “HIT has a history of contributions to strengthen conventional defence capability of the country. No compromise shall be made towards this end irrespective of the constraints” COAS said. While expressing his satisfaction on the progress, COAS askedRead More

Rejected elements by nation are demanding resignation: PM Nawaz

SIALKOT, JUL 19 (DNA) – While addressing a meeting at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that those elements which have been rejected by the nation are demanding his resignation, and their purpose is to harm China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Nawaz Sharif claimed that his government has done corruption of not even a single penny. He said it is beyond understanding that corruption is done by others, and he is held accountable. The premier said that loadshedding will be completely ousted fromRead More

Another JIT needed to probe allegations against Panama JIT: Anusha Rahman

ISLAMABAD, JUL 19 (DNA) – State Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rehman on Wednesday said there are severe allegations against Chairman of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) Wajid Zia that he has privately hired his cousin’s law firm in Britain to probe Panama Papers case. Speaking to journalists outside the Supreme Court, the minister claimed that the law firm approached by the JIT is defunct. That company has not done anything in the past one year. “The question is that who will give clarification regarding these allegations. JIT chairman mustRead More

British military think tank commends Pakistan Army’s defence diplomacy

ISLAMABAD, JUL 19 (DNA) – Internationally famed British military think tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) while praising Pakistan Army has said that General Qamar Javed Bajwa after assuming the charge as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) embarked the force on new paths of defence diplomacy through his practical steps. RUSI has said that Pakistan’s defence diplomacy is resolving all the misunderstandings for stability in Afghanistan and Gulf countries. Army Chief has completed his tours to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE whereas he will be visiting Tehran in the nextRead More

PM did not conceal asset details, lawyer tells SC

ISLAMABAD, JUL 19 (DNA) – Sharif family lawyer Khawaja Harris on Wednesday presented his arguments over Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report in Supreme Court (SC) and said that Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif did not conceal asset details. A three-member SC bench comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsan resumed the hearing of Panamagate during which Khawaja Harris said that PM declared all his assets as per law and if there was any, then JIT would have surely asked about it. Getting benefit fromRead More