Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

 

PM Imran, Donald Trump discuss regional, bilateral issues

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephone conversation with President Donald Trump, during which bilateral and regional issues were discussed. Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed that the release of Western hostages in Afghanistan was a positive development and Pakistan was happy that they were safe and free. President Trump thanked the Prime Minister for Pakistan’s efforts in facilitating this positive outcome. The Prime Minister re-affirmed Pakistan’s commitment to the advancement of Afghan peace and reconciliation process for a peaceful and stable Afghanistan. Both leaders agreed to continueRead More


NAB arrests Overseas Cooperative Society Chairman Ijaz Haroon

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KARACHI, NOV 21 (DNA) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday arrested Overseas Cooperative Society Chairman Ijaz Haroon. He has been arrested in case pertaining to fake accounts. The Overseas Cooperative Society chairman has been arrested over charges that he sold 12 plots to fake allotees. According to the anti-graft watchdog, the 12 fake plots were used to launder Rs144 million for Omni Group via two fake bank accounts. In May this year, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted details of its investigation against former president Asif Ali ZardariRead More


Islamabad Police issue SOP to investigate cases of child abuse

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ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 (DNA) – Islamabad Police on Thursday issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to investigate the cases of sexual abuse against children. As per SOP issued following the directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) would supervise the entire investigation process into such cases and prompt action would be ensured against the perpetrators of this shameful act. IGP Islamabad also took notice about poor investigation on a child abuse case reported in Bahra Kahu police station area and directedRead More


PM Imran Khan, FM Qureshi greet newly elected Prime Minister of Kuwait

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ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi congratulated Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al Hamad Al Sabah on his appointment as Prime Minister of State of Kuwait.   In their separate congratulatory messages, the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister have expressed happiness over the close, cordial and brotherly ties between Pakistan and Kuwait and reaffirmed the resolve to take this important relationship to newer heights.=DNA ================


PM Imran Khan appoints Lt Gen Nadeem Raza, HI (M) as CJCSC

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ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza, HI ( M) as the Chairman of the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee with effect from 27 Nov 2019.   It may be recalled that notification for reappointment of General Qamar Javed Bajwa, NI( M) as COAS for another tenure has already been issued on 19 Aug 19.   According to an official press statement from the PM House, the appointment will take effect from November 27, 2019.=DNA ==========


Pending payments: Dr Hafeez Shaikh urges early resolution of issues with Etisalat

AMBASSADOR OF THE STATE OF QATAR TO PAKISTAN, MR. SAQR BIN MUBARAK AL MANSOURI IS BEING RECEIVED BY THE ADVISER TO THE PRIME MINISTER ON FINANCE & REVENUE, DR. ABDUL HAFEEZ SHAIKH AT FINANCE MINISTRY ON NOVEMBER 06, 2019

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance & Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has called for an early resolution of all outstanding issues regarding the PTCL privatisation with Etisalat and asked the stakeholders to finalise proposals on the subject within the next couple of weeks. He made this statement while chairing an Inter-Ministerial Committee constituted by the Prime Minister to discuss and resolve the issues related to the PTCL Privatisation. Minister for Privatisation Muhammad Mian Soomro, Minister for Information Technology Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Secretary Finance, Secretary Privatisation, Secretary Information TechnologyRead More