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Imran says may dissolve assemblies

Hints at a middle-way to appoint new army chief Abid Raza LAHORE, SEP 12 (DNA) — Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday has asked Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif several questions over PTI’s media blackout. He said the PTI may dissolve Punjab and KP assemblies in order to pave way for the elections adding PTI did not favour a change by force or through any violent moves. In a TV talk show when he was asked to comment on the appointment of the new army chief Imran Khan saidRead More

Shehbaz thanks French govt for support

Ambassador of France Nicolas Galey calls on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday underscored that the scale and magnitude of losses in the recent floods were too big to be borne by Pakistan alone and said the international community’s support was of vital importance. He expressed these views during a meeting with French Ambassador to Pakistan Nicolas Galey, who called on him. The prime minister highlighted the extensive devastation caused by the recent floods across Pakistan and the government’s response to addressRead More

CM Mahmood Khan held Shahbaz govt responsible for economic problems

From Our Correspondent  PESHAWAR, /DNA/ – Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that the imported government has brought the country to brink of bankruptcy in a few months after comming into power adding that the imported government is unrepresentative of its people.  He stated that the conglomerate of incompetent rulers have destroyed the economy of country besides making the life of people miserable by unprecedented inflation. He further said that high inflation has made access to basic needs impossible for majority of the population with concerns running highRead More

COAS Gen Bajwa should be given extension till election of new govt: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, SEP 12: Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday while raising a question on the appointment of new army chief by those with just 85 seats said that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa should be given extension until the new government is elected. The former PM that they still have the option of dissolving the provincial assemblies, and they also have a few ideas and will push the federal government staying within the constitution. He said that on one hand,Read More

Saudi Arabia launches national campaign to succor the flood victims in Pakistan

RIYADH, SEP 12 /DNA/ – Saudi Arabia has launched on Monday a popular national campaign to succor the flood victims in Pakistan. This was announced by Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KS Relief). “The campaign comes in support of the humanitarian efforts and delivery assistance being carried out by the Kingdom ever since the start of the natural disaster,” he said. Dr. Al-Rabeeah called on philanthropists and benevolent people to extend their donations to support the Pakistani people through the SahemRead More

Gold races to record high levels as price surges by Rs3,000 per tola

KARACHI: Gold in Pakistan continued to race towards record-high levels as the price jumped by nearly 2% on Monday due to the economic uncertainties brewing as a result of the devastations caused by the catastrophic flash floods. Data released by the All Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA) showed that the price of gold has jumped by Rs3,000 per tola and Rs2,572 per 10 grams to Rs156,000 and Rs133,745 in Pakistan on Monday. Cumulatively, the price of yellow metal surged by Rs7,300 per tola during the week ended SeptemberRead More