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Wednesday, June 12th, 2019


PM Imran Khan to represent Pakistan in SCO meeting in Bishkek


ISLAMABAD, JUN 12 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent Pakistan in the 19th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on the invitation extended by Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov. The two-day meeting is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic from today with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov in the chair. The Leaders of SCO Member and Observer States as well as representatives of important International Organizations will attend the meeting. The prime minister will address two sessions of the meeting. A numberRead More

Pakistan condemns missile attack by Houthi militants at Abha airport in Saudi Arabia


ISLAMABAD, JUN 12 (DNA) – Pakistan has strongly condemned the missile attack by Houthi militants at Abha airport in Saudi Arabia that resulted in 26 casualties. The spokesman of Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Pakistan reiterates its full support and solidarity with the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against any threats to its security and territorial integrity.=DNA ============

World Cup 2019: Australia beat Pakistan by 41 runs


TAUNTON (DNA) – Pakistan on Wednesday restricted Australia to 307 runs in the ICC Cricket World Cup match at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Australia opener David Warner scored his first international century since completing a year-long ban for ball-tampering when he reached three figures in a World Cup match against Pakistan. The left-hander completed his 15th one-day international hundred in Taunton when an outside edge off Shaheen Shah Afridi flew past Asif Ali at slip for his 11th four. He reached his hundred off 102 balls, including oneRead More

NAB court approves physical remand of Hamza Shehbaz for 15 days


LAHORE, JUNE 12 (DNA) – Accountability court on Wednesday has approved physical remand of Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz in Ramzan Sugar Mills, money laundering and assets beyond means cases for 15 days. During the hearing, the National Accountability Bureau’s officials requested the court for 15-day physical remand of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader for interrogation. On the occasion, strict security arrangements were made to avoid any untoward situation while entrance of irrelevant people was also banned.  A medical board also conducted complete checkup of Hamza andRead More

Special Court rejects Musharraf’s plea to dismiss breach of constitution case


ISLAMABAD, JUNE 12 (DNA) – A special court on Wednesday said that former president Pervez Musharraf’s plea to dismiss the case could not be considered. A three-member bench headed by Justice Tahira Safdar, hearing treason case against former military ruler. The court also rejected a plea to postpone the hearing against Musharraf due to health reasons. The bench said that the trial has started and it could not be halted due to the illness or absence of the accused. Musharraf’s counsel Salman Safdar told the court that his client couldRead More

Kaira urges NA speaker to issue production orders for Zardari


ISLAMABAD, JUNE 12 (DNA) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Qamar Zaman Kaira has demanded Speaker National Assembly (NA) prove his impartiality by releasing the production orders of former president Asif Ali Zardari. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad the PPP South Punjab president said that opposition parties leaders were arrested just to distract the attention from the Federal Budget. He added that: “Prime Minister Imran Khan tried to create the political resentment in his speech just to distract the nation from the fiscal year 2019-20 budget.” Commenting over theRead More