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Govt failed to control inflation: Bilawal

KARACHI, MAY 17 (DNA) – Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday said that government has failed to control inflation in the country and no relief was provided to masses even at Eid. Bilawal Bhutto, in his statement lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government and said that Prime Minister Imran Khan spent Eid at Nathia Gali despite ban on tourism, while common was left at mercy of inflation. PPP Chairman said that masses, who are forced to buy milk at Rs150/liter and dry fruits atRead More


Won’t spare those who looted country: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD, MAY 17 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that the government doesn’t have enmity with anyone but cannot spare those who looted the country. The prime minister presided over a meeting in Islamabad and took the party and government members and spokespersons in confidence regarding Saudi Arabia visit. Federal ministers, special assistants, advisers and other officials attended the meeting. The meeting reviewed the agreements signed with Saudi Arabia during the visit. Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Malik Amin Aslam briefedRead More


Virus infects 3,232 more people

ISLAMABAD: The national tally of total active COVID-19 cases on Monday recorded 68,223 with 3,232 new cases during the last 24 hours. According to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 3,754 virus patients recovered and 74 died. Sixty-three (63) were under treatment in the hospital, 36 of them were on ventilators and 11 out of the hospital in their respective quarantines or homes. Most of the deaths were occurred in Punjab followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Some 36,725 tests were conducted across the country onRead More


Afzal Latif appointed Secy Estab

DNA ISLAMABAD: The Establishment Division Monday ordered transfers and posting of high ranking officers. A Grade 22 officer of PAS Afzal Latif has been appointed Federal Secretary Establishment Division. Khalid Khurshid Kunwar, a BS-21 officer of Railways (Commercial & Transportation) Group, presently posted as Senior Joint Secretary, Communications Division, is transferred and repatriated to his parent department, Railways Division, with immediate effect. Similarly, Neelofur Hafeez, a BS-20 officer of Secretariat Group, presently severing as Joint Secretary, Finance Division is transferred and posted as Joint Secretary, Economic Affairs Division with immediate effectRead More


SAPM Zulfi Bukhari resigns over allegations

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfiqar Bukhari has resigned from his post over allegations made against him in Rawalpindi Ring Road inquiry.  The SAPM, who is known as Zulfi Bukhari, made the announcement on Twitter. Bukhari said that he resigned from the post as PM Imran Khan has always maintained that a person named in an inquiry should resign from public office till, he or she are cleared of charges. “My prime minister has always said that if a person hasRead More


FM Qureshi, Palestinian envoy slam Israeli aggression

Says Pakistan supports whole-heartedly to the brother and sisters of Palestine; Ambassador of Palestine thanks minister for unwavering support ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has strongly condemned violence by the Israeli forces against innocent worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan. The Foreign Minister expressed these views during a meeting with Ambassador of Palestine Ahmed Rabei who called on the minister at his office.  While conveying his deepest sorrow and condolences for the innocent victims of lethal attacks by Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) in GazaRead More