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Moonis advises Rana to read constitution before imposing governor’s rule

LAHORE – Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader and former federal minister Moonis Elahi on Wednesday lashed at Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah over his recent warning to impose governor’s rule in Punjab, saying that he should read the constitution before making illogical statements about the governor’s rule. PML-Q leader took to Twitter and said even though it hasn’t been 24 hours since Pervaiz Elahi has sworn in but the interior minister has lost his senses. Taking a dig at the Interior Minister, Rana said, “Now it’s time to hold you accountableRead More

Govt withdraws curative review petition against Justice Isa

DNA ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet Wednesday approved the withdrawal of the curative review petition against a top court order in the Justice Qazi Faez Isa case. After the cabinet meeting, which was held under the chair of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said there was no precedent for the curative review filed against Justice Isa, adding that “it was only filed to keep” the judge “under pressure”. “Justice Isa is a reputable judge and goons like [former adviser to then Prime Minister Imran Khan on accountability] ShahzadRead More

Will dissolve assembly on Imran’s call: Pervaiz Elahi

ISLAMABAD – The newly elected Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Wednesday said that he would dissolve the Punjab Assembly immediately on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman (PTI) Imran Khan’s call. Punjab Chief Minister Elahi visited former Prime Minister Imran Khan at his Banigala residence, where the two leaders made important decisions including the election of Sabtain Khan as the new speaker of the province. The meeting, which discussed the political and administrative state of the province, included senior leadership from the PTI as well. Along with the speaker election, talksRead More

Gold prices witnessed whooping hike

KARACHI – The gold prices on Wednesday skyrocketed as the rupee plunged to a record low against the greenback due to political uncertainty. The price of gold per tola of 24-carat has increased by Rs2500. With this jump, the price of gold per tola of 24-carat has now settled at Rs152,500. The price of 10-gram gold of 24-carat has also witnessed ballooning hike by Rs2,143 to reach Rs130,315. The silver prices remained unchanged, as the price of 24-carat of silver remained stable at Rs1,600. While the price of 10-grams ofRead More

Experts discuss further strengthening Pakistan, East Asia economic ties

Islamabad, JUL 27 /DNA/ –  The Institute of Strategic Studies (ISS), in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, organized a policy dialogue on “Comprehensive Economic Partnership: East Asia and Pakistan.” The China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) and Centre for Strategic Perspective (CSP) were organizers of the policy dialogue. The distinguished speakers of the dialogue were: Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, DG ISSI; Suh SangPyo, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea; Ambassador Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan;, Dr. Neelum Nigar, Director CSP; Mr. Muhammad Naseer, DGRead More

Joint efforts imperative to achieve SDGs targets: NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD, JUL 27 (DNA) — Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Wednesday urged to make joint efforts to achieve the targets set under Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Addressing the “National Meet on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030, the Speaker National Assembly said that Pakistan has affirmed its commitment to the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development by adopting SDGs through unanimous Resolution in 2016. He said that COVID-19 has been a major setback for the global economy and our prosperity. He said that the COVID-19 pandemic is transformingRead More