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Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari calls on the President of Iran

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is on a two-day official visit to Iran, called on the President of Iran, Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi, at his office in Tehran today. The Foreign Minister conveyed greetings to President Raisi on behalf of Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and reiterated the official invitation to him to visit Pakistan at his convenience. The Foreign Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s keen desire to strengthen bilateral relations, which are rooted deep in shared history and commonalities of faith, culture and heritage. He highlighted the importance of regular exchangesRead More


FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari calls on President of Iran

TEHRAN /DNA/ – Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is on a two-day official visit to Iran, called on the President of Iran, Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi, at his office in Tehran today. The Foreign Minister conveyed greetings to President Raisi on behalf of Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and reiterated the official invitation to him to visit Pakistan at his convenience.  The Foreign Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s keen desire to strengthen bilateral relations, which are rooted deep in shared history and commonalities of faith, culture and heritage. He highlighted the importance ofRead More


DG ISPR defends army’s budget, says it’s been reduced

RAWALPINDI, JUN 14: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major General Babar Iftikhar on Tuesday said that the defence budget allocation for the fiscal year 2022-23, contrary to perception, had decreased after factors such as inflation and rupee depreciation were accounted for, and was now 2.2 per cent of the GDP from 2.8pc last year. In the budget presented by Finance Minister Miftah Ismail on Friday, defence services were allocated Rs1,523 billion, which makes up 17.5pc of the total current expenditure and is 11.16pc higher than last year. In terms ofRead More


Record-breaking inflation shows govt doesn’t care about poor: Imran Khan

Reiterates US-imposed govt won’t dare to buy Russian oil to amid economic turmoil     ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that the imported government’s anti-poor policies could be judged from the fact that they had set record of inflation in only two months because they were toeing the US line and had nothing to do with the public relief. Addressing PTI labor wing here at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House on Tuesday, he said that the current ruling parties when in opposition took out ‘anti-inflation’ marches but now when they seized theRead More


PTI to stage biggest protest ever against govt: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Jun 14 (DNA): Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chairman andousted premier Imran Khan Tuesday said his party will stage the biggestprotest in the history of the country against the coalition government. Addressing a gathering from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House in Islamabad, ImranKhan said that during the peak of Covid-19, the entire world had imposedthe lockdown, adding that the world had believed that with the help oflockdown the virus could be contained.Imran said Pakistan during Covid-19 had not only saved the country’seconomy but also its labourers. He added the opposition ofRead More


Cabinet decides for committee to investigate mishandling of Bahria Town money

ISLAMABAD, Jun 14 (DNA): Federal Cabinet at its meeting chaired by PrimeMinister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad today, decided to constitute acommittee to investigate the mishandling of Bahria Town money that wasillegally transferred to and later confiscated in the United Kingdom butwas not returned to Pakistan’s  national exchequer. Later briefing the media persons in Islamabad along with other cabinetmembers, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that this amount of fiftybillion rupees had to be returned to the national exchequer but this didnot happen. He said the PTI government rather securing a shareRead More