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PM writes to MNAs to abstain from voting

ISLAMABAD, Mar 29: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman and Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday directed his party’s Members of the National Assembly to abstain from the voting on no confidence motion moved by the opposition against him. The prime minister, also the parliamentary leader of the PTI in the National Assembly wrote a letter to the PTI legislators asking them to strictly follow the directions as “every/any violation of these directions shall be treated as express defection in terms of Article 63-A.” Signed by the prime minister and also shared by PTIRead More

Helicopter crash in UN Mission Congo leaves eight personnel martyred including six Pakistani officials

ISLAMABAD: A helicopter crash in UN Mission Congo has left eight personnel martyred including six Pakistani officials. “Pakistan Aviation Unit is deployed in UN Mission Congo on peace keeping duties since 2011. On 29 Mar 22, while undertaking a reconnaissance mission in Congo, 1 PUMA Helicopter crashed,” say a statement issued by the ISPR. Per the statement, exact cause of crash is yet to be ascertained. The crash left eight UN peacekeepers on board including six Pakistanis Officers/soldiers martyred. Details of Pakistani troops includes ​​Lt Col Asif Ali Awan, Pilot;Read More

NAB committed to ‘accountability for all’: Chairman

Islamabad, MAR 29 /DNA/ – The Honorable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review performance of Prosecution Division and Operation Divisions of NAB at NAB Headquarters. The meeting was attended by Zahir Shah, Deputy Chairman NAB, Syed Asghar Haider, Prosecutor General Accountability (PGA) DG Operations and other senior officers of NAB at NAB Headquarters. During the meeting, it was informed that Prosecution Division of NAB is working closely with Operations Division NAB Headquarters in order to have legal assistance to all Regional Bureaus of NAB inRead More

‘MQM may support Imran Khan’

DNA ISLAMABAD: Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch. Pervez Elahi has claimed that MQM in principle has decided to support Imran Khan in no-trust move. During a private talk he disclosed that Imran Khan has decided to accept all demands of MQM including freeing of their detained workers and reopening of their offices. Pervez Elahi further said he proposed the prime minister that he should accept all demands of MQM since we need them. He said once MQM announces support the Imran Khan will be secured.

‘Japan, Pakistan ties to be further strengthened’

The Ambassador of Japan hosts a reception to celebrate the 62nd Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor Naruhito DNA ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Japan WADA Mitsuhiro has said as this year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Pakistan, our relationship will be strengthened together with all the Pakistani friends including “Derena Dost / Long-time Friends”.  He added, the Embassy underscores sincere efforts from both sides in order to further strengthen this friendship.  The ambassador said, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the EmbassyRead More

Cabinet approved Ramadan Subsidy

From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cabinet in its 68th meeting held here on Tuesday with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in the chair approved Rs.2.552 billion as subsidy under the Ramazan Package to ensure uninterrupted supply of the edible items to the consumers on subsidized rates during the forthcoming Holy month of Ramazan. As many as 2800 sale points have been established the province over, which will be provided Aata three times a day to avoid any shortage of this essential commodity. The 20 kg bag of Aata will beRead More