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Thursday, April 11th, 2019


LHC suspends Hanif Abbasi’s life sentence in ephedrine case

4th Session of the Pakistan-EU Strategic Dialogue held in Islamabad

LAHORE (DNA News) – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday has suspended life sentence of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi in ephedrine case. According to details, a two-member bench headed by Justice Alia Neelum announced the verdict and ordered to release PML-N former MNA. On July 22, a special anti-narcotics court had handed life imprisonment to Hanif Abbasi in ephedrine quota case, four days before the general elections in the country.

President Alvi for further cementing ties with Tajikistan

ISLAMABAD, APR11: President Dr. Arif Alvi talking to Defence Minister of Tajikistan, Colonel General 
Sherali Mirzo, who called  on him in Islamabad .DNA

  ISLAMABAD, APR 11 (DNA) -President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan are rooted in common faith, history and shared values. He added that frequent high-level visits manifest the closeness of our bilateral relations. The President said this while talking to Defence Minister of Tajikistan, Colonel-General Sherali Mirzo, who called on him in Islamabad on Thursday. The President expressed his pleasure that Defense and Security authorities of the two countries are cooperating closely for regional security and are exploring the possibility of establishing jointRead More

Tajik Defence Minister meets Army Chief Gen. Bajwa

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  RAWALPINDI, APR 11 (DNA) -General Sherali Mirzo, Defence Minister of Tajikistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, Thursday. Regional security situation and matters of mutual interest including enhancement of bilateral defence and security cooperation were discussed. The Defence Minister expressed his appreciation for Pakistan Army’s professionalism and efforts towards regional stability. COAS said that Tajikistan is a brotherly country and cooperation between Tajikistan and Pakistan will help improve peace and stability in the region.=DNA ==========

FBR detects another bank account involved in transaction worth Rs 37 crores


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday has traced another bank account involved in transaction of Rs37 crores in three years.According to the officials, the account is on the name of Nusrat Bhutto Colony’s resident Mohammad Ibrahim. However, the suspect has provided wrong address.On April 11, the board had detected transaction of more than Rs8 billion through six benami bank accounts in Karachi and lodged cases against four traders.Earlier, SC was informed that Pakistani nationals own up to $150 billion worth of assets and money in bankRead More

Model Town case: LHC summons Punjab CM, law minister

Third Meeting of Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs held in Islamabad

LAHORE (DNA ) – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday has summoned Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Usman Buzdar, law minister and chief secretary at 3:00pm in a contempt of court case regarding Model Town incident. During the hearing, the court asked whether the government wants Ahmed Awais to represent case related to new Joint Investigation Team (JIT). The judge further expressed dissatisfaction over the reply of Punjab advocate general submitted for the second time and issued notice to him. There is a difference between talking in high pitch and makingRead More

Asad Umer, his team hold talks with World Bank, IMF officials

WASHINGTON, APR 11: Finance Minister Asad Umar and his team holding talks with World Bank
officials. DNA PHOTO

WASHINGTON, APR 11(DNA) -Pakistani delegation led by Finance Minister Asad Umar participated in IMF and World Bank Spring meetings in Washington and discussed the economic situation of the country.   On the sidelines of the meetings, Finance Minister Asad Umar also met with the new World Bank President David Malpass and apprised him of the macroeconomic situation in the country and discussed continuation of Pakistan’s ongoing engagement with the Bank.   Malpass appreciated the reform process in the country and assured continued World Bank Support.   Asad Umar also metRead More