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Nawaz urges govt to take legal action against Imran following ECP verdict

LONDON: Former prime minister and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday urged the federal government to take “immediate legal action” against PTI chairman Imran Khan following the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) verdict against his party in the prohibited funding case. “It has been proven today […] and the entire nation knows now that Imran Khan is the biggest thief in [the country’s] history,” he alleged. Earlier today, the ECP, in its verdict, ruled that the PTI had did indeed receive prohibited funds. The ECP said the party had only ownedRead More

Pakistan supports countering terrorism as per int’l law, UN resolutions: FO

ISLAMABAD, Aug 2: Following the counter-terrorism operation by the United States in Afghanistan, Pakistan on Tuesday said that it stood by countering terrorism in accordance with international law and relevant UN resolutions. “We have seen the official statements by the United States and media reports regarding a counter-terrorism operation carried out by the U.S. in Afghanistan,” the spokesperson said in a statement and reiterated that Pakistan condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. The spokesperson’s statement came after President Joe Biden on Monday disclosed that a US drone strikeRead More

Indonesian ambassador calls on Hina Rabbani Khar

DNA ISLAMABAD: Indonesian Ambassador Adam Tugio met with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad, on Tuesday. Matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting between both the dignitaries.

New British Council commission, Victoria and Albert Museum mark 75th anniversary of Pakistan What is Seen and What is Not – Osman Yousefzada

1 August 2022 – 25 September 2022 Supported by ZVM Rangoonwala Foundation The British Council and Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) have launched What is Seen and What is Not by inter-disciplinary artist Osman Yousefzada, at the V&A in London. This series of interventions responds to the75th anniversary of Pakistan and explores themes of displacement, movement, migration, and the impact of the climate crisis. The interventions across the museum are free to visit, and have been commissioned by the British Council in partnership with the V&A and the High CommissionRead More

India and Pakistan to clash in Aug 28 Asia Cup humdinger

Arch-rivals Pakistan and India will clash in an Asia Cup blockbuster in Dubai on Aug. 28, the organisers said on Tuesday. Bilateral cricket remains suspended between the two countries who play each other only in multi-team tournaments. A day after Sri Lanka take on Afghanistan in the opener, India and Pakistan will lock horns in the tournament’s most anticipated match. The nine-team Twenty20 tournament was shifted to the United Arab Emirates last month due to the political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka, who retain the hosts’ honour. Pakistan beat India byRead More

Pak HC in London to organize photo exhibition to highlight Indian atrocities in IIOJK on Aug 5

LONDON, AUG 2 /DNA/ – On ‘Youm-e-Istehsaal Kashmir’, the Pakistan High Commission London is organizing a photo exhibition to highlight egregious human rights abuses of the Kashmiris in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The Exhibition will be held in the Marquee Area of the High Commission on 05 August 2022 at 11:30 am. Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Moazzam Ahmad Khan invites the Pakistani community and friends of Kashmir to visit the exhibition and express solidarity with the Kashmiris living under illegal Indian occupation for decades. The ExhibitionRead More