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Section 144 imposed in Islamabad after Imran announces nationwide rallies

ISLAMABAD – The Federal government on Friday imposed section 144 in Islamabad after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran Khan announced nationwide rallies to show solidarity with Shahbaz Gill. Deputy Commissioner Islamabad in a issued notification stated that there is a ban on the gathering of more than five people at any place, and on all kinds of gatherings, meetings, processions and rallies while this ban was imposed by the Islamabad administration from 23 July 2022. He further stated strict action will be taken against any violation.

PM Shehbaz to visit Qatar next week

DNA ISLAMABAD, AUG 19: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif would be undertaking a visit to Qatar next week. The Foreign Minister is visiting four European countries – Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. These visits manifest continuing intense engagement and diplomacy by Pakistan. We will be sharing further details about these visits in due course. I would like to recall the activities for the 75th anniversary of our independence. It was an occasion to celebrate our endeavors of the past 75 years, an occasion to celebrate our people and our progress asRead More

Tashkent to host 14th Summit of Women Heads of Parliaments on Sept 8

Tashkent, AUG 19 /DNA/ – On September 8-9, 2022, Tashkent will host the 14th Summit of Women Heads of Parliaments of the countries that are members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). A corresponding agreement was reached during the 13th summit in Vienna. The Chair of the Uzbek Senate Tanzila Narbayeva, addressing the summit, briefed the participants about the reforms in the field of gender equality in Uzbekistan. Particular attention is paid to the experience of Uzbekistan in supporting and encouraging the participation of women in the economic sphere, focusing onRead More

Myanmar military open to negotiations with Suu Kyi after her trial: junta chief

Myanmar’s military chief said Friday the junta was open to negotiations with ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to end the crisis sparked by its coup after her trials in a junta court have reached a conclusion. “After the legal processes against her according to the law are finished we are going to consider (negotiations) based on her response,” Min Aung Hlaing said in a statement.

PAF assisting civil administration in flood relief and rescue efforts

ISLAMABAD, AUG 19 /DNA/  – Emergency Response teams of Pakistan Air Force are assisting civil administration in rescue and relief efforts in the flood affected areas of South Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh. Emergency Response teams are constantly busy in supplying basic food necessities and medical care to flood affectees. Hundreds of locals trapped during floods in Kot Magsi, Bagh head, Habib Kot, Sohbatpur, Fazilpur and Hajipur areas have been evacuated to safe places. PAF Bases are actively participating in relief operations on the special instructions of Air Chief Marshal ZaheerRead More

PTI to hold countrywide rallies today against torture on Gill: Imran Khan

DNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lashed out the government of crooks and announced to hold countrywide rallies against the torture inflicted on Dr. Shahbaz Gill today (Saturday). Talking to media outside the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital here on Friday after being stopped by police to meet Gill, Chairman PTI stated that the police denied permission to meet Gill who was subjected to inhuman treatment. Chairman PTI reached PIMS along with PTI senior leadership including Fawad Chaudhry, Dr. Shireen Mazari, Murad Saeed, Ali Awan and Senator Ejaz ChaudhryRead More