Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018


Why Nikki Halley has resigned? Is She running for president slot against Trump


WASHINGTON, (DNA) – Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s national security team. Meeting Haley in the Oval Office, Trump said that Haley had done a “fantastic job” and would leave at the end of the year. “She told me probably six months ago,” Trump told reporters, that ‘”I want to take a little time off.’” A successor will be named “in the next two or three weeks,” he said. Haley was coy on her reasons forRead More

Pakistan to sign FTAs with various countries soon: Report


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry and Investment Adul Razzak Dawood Tuesday expressed confidence that Pakistan would sign free trade agreements with various countries soon as it was taking concerted measures to put the country on consistent path of development and prosperity.  he said it was need of the hour to promote Pakistani products abroad in an effective manner in order to increase foreign exchange reserves and steer the country out of the economic crunch. He underlined the need to follow the example of EuropeanRead More

Pakistan, China sign 8 MoUs worth $100 million for investment


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – : Pakistan and China here on Tuesday signed 8 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) worth $100 million for mutual investment in Seafood, Agriculture, Steel and Pharmaceutical sectors. Around 14 private companies from both sides signed MoUs for mutual investment and joint ventures to expedite the trade and business between the two countries. The signing ceremony of Pak-China Trade Cooperation Projects was organized by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Ministry of Commerce China. Addressing on the occasion, Economic and Commercial Counselor of China Embassy, Wang Zhihua saidRead More

Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis


WASHINGTON: (DNA) –  US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he plans to speak with Saudi Arabian officials about the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing a week ago. Trump, speaking at the White House, said he did not know details about Khashoggi’s disappearance. Asked if he had spoken to officials in Saudi Arabia about Khashoggi, Trump told reporters in the Oval Office: “I have not. But I will be at some point. Khashoggi, a Saudi citizen who had lived in Washington for the past year,Read More

Dr Farrukh Saleem appointed govt spokesman on economy, energy issues


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Dr Farrukh Saleem , an economist and financial analyst has been given an important task in the federal government. He has been appointed as spokesperson on economy and energy issues. Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the ministers to take parliament and masses into confidence over his government’s economic plans. According to sources, the premier said that the incumbent government faces far severe challenges than the previous governments and it has to make difficult decisions to address the challenges while speaking in a meeting attended by party leaders, ministersRead More

Nasir Durrani resigns as head of Punjab Police Reforms Commission


LAHORE (DNA) – Former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IGP Nasir Khan Durrani has resigned as head of Punjab Committee on Police Reforms and Implementation. The resignation comes hours after Punjab government transferred Punjab police chief Muhammad Tahir and replaced him with Amjad Saleemi. The transfer was, however, suspended by the Election Commission of Pakistan, calling it a violation of code of conduct ahead of by-elections. According to sources, Nasir Khan Durrani, who was appointed chairman of the powerful commission last month, wasn’t happy with the transfer of IGP Muhammad Tahir. “Nasir DurraniRead More