Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018


TAKASHI KURAI:   Japan to continue supporting Pakistan for its stability and development

09 SEPT 18

  Ambassador of Japan talks to CENTRELINE and Diplomatic News Agency (DNA)   Ansar Mahmood Bhatti  As we know, Japan remains one of the major bilateral development partners to Pakistan. Can you please highlight some salient features of this cooperation? Before anything, I should like to make sure that the very basis of Japan’s assistance to Pakistan is a notion that its stability and development is important not only for Pakistan but also for the whole region of South Asia and beyond. I believe that no one would deny theRead More

Supreme Court orders formation of JIT in money laundering case


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The Supreme Court (SC) ordered on Wednesday the formation of a Joint Investigation Team to probe into the money laundering of Rs 35 billion through fake accounts. Hearing the case today, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar ordered the formation of a JIT. He said that the investigation team will be submitting its report every 15 days to SC on its progress regarding the case. On August 28, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had requested the apex court to constitute a JIT to investigate the money launderingRead More

Turkish ambassador calls on CJP, expresses good wishes


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 05 (DNA) – Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan, Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, paid a courtesy call on Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar at Supreme Court of Pakistan in Islamabad today (Wednesday). He expressed his good wishes and conveyed greetings on behalf of judiciary of Turkey. He briefed the Chief Justice about bilateral cordial relationship between Pakistan and Turkey, and said that there are similarities between both the countries having common traditions and culture. The Ambassador also extended invitation to the Chief Justice to attend the “150th EstablishmentRead More

Pompeo urges Pakistan to take ‘decisive’ measures against terrorists


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has urged Pakistan to take sustained and decisive measures against terrorists and militants threatening regional peace and stability. According to a statement issued by the State Department on Wednesday, Secretary Pompeo met with Prime Minister Imran Khan and other civilian, and military leadership in Islamabad on Wednesday. He was accompanied by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. Congratulating the Prime Minister on the formation of his government, the Secretary welcomed the further strengthening ofRead More

Prime Minister Imran Khan chairs meeting at PM Office


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a briefing on Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at PM Office. Minister for Information Mr. Fawad Ahmed, SAPM Mr. Iftikhar Durrani, SAPM Mr. Naeem-ul-Haq, Secretary to the Prime Minister Mr. Muhammad Azam Khan, Secretary Information/MD PTVC Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera and senior government officials were present during the meeting. Secretary Information gave a comprehensive presentation regarding the role of the Ministry and its various attached department. The Prime Minister stated that Ministry of Information has a key role in perception management andRead More

Azerbaijan President greets Arif Alvi on being elected as Pakistan’s President


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – : President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev has congratulated Dr. Arif Alvi on being elected as President of Pakistan, on Wednesday. “We greatly value our friendly relations with Pakistan and we will join efforts with the country to scale new heights of our all-weather strategic cooperative partnership,” President of Azerbaijan added. Azerbaijan-Pakistan relations enjoy good traditions. Current high level of the relations between our states, stemming from the will of our brotherly peoples, clearly expresses these traditions. I am convinced that we will endeavor together to further preserveRead More