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Govt to complete constitutional tenure: Khaqan

ISLAMABAD, Senior Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-N, Shahid Khaqan Abbassi on Monday said the government would complete its constitutional tenure under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif. The PML-N was holding sufficient seats in the assembly to run the government in a befitting manner, he said. Commenting on resignation of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) members, he said the PTI should sit in the Opposition benches. He further stated that Imran Khan has resigned by using constitutional rights of this country. In reply to a question about dates of next elections,Read More

Erdogan, Modi greet Shebaz

ISLAMABAD: Soon after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan, his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi congratulated the newly-elected premier, saying his country desired peace and stability in the region. Shehbaz became Pakistan’s 23rd prime minister after receiving 174 votes from the lower house of the parliament. “Congratulations to H. E. Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on his election as the Prime Minister of Pakistan,” PM Modi wrote on his official Twitter handle. The Turkish Prime Minister Reccep Tayyip Erdogan also greeted Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and wished hisRead More

Macron wins 27.85% in French first round

Far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon came in third at 21.95 percent DNA PARIS: Emmanuel Macron won 27.85 percent of votes in the first round of France’s presidential election, while far-right veteran Marine Le Pen scored 23.15 percent, according to final results from the interior ministry on Monday. The results allow both to advance to a run-off, while far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon came in third at 21.95 percent, knocking him out of the first round but still a higher score than many polls had predicted.                   Analysts say his electorate will beRead More

Cablegate: PTI rejects PM Shehbaz’s offer to probe US envoy’s correspondence

ISLAMABAD, APR 11: PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry on Monday rejected newly elected Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s call to investigate the contents of a cable that allegedly contains details of a threat made by the United States against former premier Imran Khan’s government. According to Khan, the cable, which he first spoke of and brandished at a public rally on March 27, carried details of the ambassador’s meeting with Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Affairs Donald Lu in which the latter allegedly threatened Pakistan. Khan and his party linked the purportedRead More

Pakistan condemns Indian forces killing spree in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, APR 11: Pakistan strongly condemned the Indian occupation forces’ unrelenting killing spree in the IIOJK and the despicable attacks on Muslim worshippers during the holy month of Ramadan* Pakistan strongly condemns Indian occupation forces’ relentless killing spree resulting in martyrdom of two more Kashmiri youth in Srinagar during a staged cordon and search operation on 10 April 2022. More than 560 innocent Kashmiris have been martyred by the occupation forces in staged encounters since, the Indian illegal and unilateral actions of 5 August 2019. The intensified military crackdown and the risingRead More

Secy Info for capacity building of maximum officials

ISLAMABAD, Apr 11 /DNA/ – Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Shahera Shahid on Monday underlined the need for augmenting the numbers of training courses for officers and officials of the ministry and its attached departments to enhance overall performance.Addressing the graduation ceremony of 3rd ex-cadre training course, she proposed to make the capacity building courses mandatory for all the officials of ministry and its attached departments.The secretary said only those officials should be considered for promotion who got training under such courses.She appreciated the Information Service Academy (ISA) forRead More