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President visits Ashgabat, meets Turkmen, Tajik presidents

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 19 (DNA) – On the invitation of the Turkmen president, President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain visited Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to attend the opening ceremony of the V-Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games from September 16-18, 2017. The government of Turkmenistan is hosting V-Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat. Pakistan is being represented by a 130 member strong contingent participating in nine events at the games. On the sidelines of the event, President Mamnoon met the President Gurbanguly Berdimehamedov. The president of Turkmenistan welcomed the Mamnoon, Pakistan’s delegationRead More

Zardari biggest disease plaguing Sindh: Imran Khan

HYDERABAD, SEPT 19 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Tuesday that his party’s was not battling against individual but corruption and the biggest disease plaguing Sindh was Pakistan People’s Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari. Khan, who arrived in Hyderabad for his party’s rally in the city, told reporters there that nowhere in the country was corruption as rampant as it was in Sindh. “The money that should be spent on the education and healthcare of the people of Sindh is sent to Dubai where it isRead More

‘In-house cleaning’ necessary, but don’t embarrass Pakistan: Nisar

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 19 (DNA) – PML-N leader and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has lashed out at the ruling party as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, advising him that putting the house in order is necessary, but avoid embarrassment to Pakistan internationally. Issuing his remarks from the capital, Nisar reacted to statements given by government officials, adding that the party should treat its shortcomings. He recommended practical measures instead of mere claims. “Government officials support enemy s narrative by giving certain statements,” he claimed. Ex-minister went onRead More

Ahsan Iqbal calls for ‘setting own house in order’

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 19 (DNA) – After Prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s statements, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has also jumped the bandwagon by saying that Pakistan must set its own house in order. He said this while addressing a national conference on ‘Changing Security in South Asia and Development of CPEC’. He said that Pakistan’s internal security situation needs improvement. He said that he doesn’t want to make any comments on country’s trade. Iqbal emphasized that first prime minister, then foreign minister and now I amRead More

Nawaz ‘should not, must not’ appear before NAB court: Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE, SEPT 19 (DNA) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter and campaign leader of NA-120 by-poll Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday said that Nawaz Sharif should not appear before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court. She also called that process of accountability a way to personally and politically victimize Nawaz Sharif. Maryam Nawaz, who led the election campaign of her mother during NA-120 by-poll, said that certain elements are trying target Nawaz Sharif personally and politically. “In the garb of accountability, Nawaz Sharif is being politically and personally victimized,” Maryam said.Read More

36 Pakistan companies participate in Texworld Paris to boost Textile Exports 

PARIS, SEPT 19 (DNA) – The participation of the 36 Pakistani companies in the Texworld exhibition would greatly help in giving an impetus to the exports of textile products to the European markets. This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque during his visit to Pakistan Pavilion established at the 4-day 41st Edition of Texworld fair in Paris today where Pakistan’s high quality and value added textile products where showcased to attract buyers and visitors. The Ambassador appreciated the variety of high end fabrics, cottonRead More