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Arif Naqvi compelled to shift his colossal foreign investments from Pakistan due to security lapses

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK (JAN-11): US-based leader of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf Pakistan origin American business figure Syed Mohammad Arif Naqvi has compelled to shift his colossal foreign investments from Pakistan due to security lapses arisen in the recent wave of target killings in Attockalong with lethargic attitude of district management and district police. This he said while narrating his frustrated ordeal to media at his residence here in Attock on Wednesday. While replying questions of the media persons, Syed Arif Naqvi told that he purchased a piece ofRead More

Upper parts of Hazara division receive heavy snowfall

ABBOTTABAD, JAN 11 (DNA) — The upper parts of Hazara division on Wednesday received heavy snowfall while plain areas received heavy rains during the last 24 hours.  The spell would likely to continue till Friday, due to which mercury will drop below Celsius. According to details, tourist attractions of the Hazara division including Galyat, Thandyani, Kaghan, Naran, Shogran and others areas received one to four feet of snow during the last 24 hours. Kaghan Development Authority (KDA) and Galyat Development Authority (GDA) staff remained busy in clearing snow with the help ofRead More

Polio vaccination campaign to begin from Jan 16 in Attock

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN / DNA ATTOCK (JAN-11): Polio drops will be administered to more than three lacs children of under five years of age during the polio eradication drive being launched with full swings from January 16 to 20 in District Attock amid complete security cover. This was decided in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner AttockDr.Hassan Waqar Cheema. Among others, the meeting was also attended by the CEO Health Attock Dr. Mohsin Ashraf, World Health Organization representative, relevant officers of all provincial departments. The DeputyRead More

Former COAS plays major role for PTI victory in 2018 elections: Ch Sarwar

ISLAMABAD, JAN 11 (DNA) — Former Governor Punjab and PTI leader Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar says that former Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa helps PTI government and make way for Imran Khan for Prime minister office. In an exclusive interview with Voice of America, he acknowledged that the former Army Chief played a major role for PTI victory in the 2018 election and Imran Khan became Prime Minister. He said condemn Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s criticism of General (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa said confrontation will be fine when you are in power.  Sarwar saysRead More

President Alvi meets outgoing British HC to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, JAN 11 (DNA) — President Arif Alvi on Wednesday met the outgoing high commissioner of Great Britian Christian Turner. During the meeting, President Alvi has underlined the need to take tangible steps to increase bilateral trade between Pakistan and UK, which stood at £3.1 billion in 2021, to US$ 10 billion per year.   This could be achieved in a short span of time by fully utilizing the existing opportunities, exploring new avenues and markets, diversifying products and services, and ensuring economic and political stability in the country, he added.  TheRead More

MQM-P threatens to quit coalition govt over delimitations

KARACHI, JAN 11 (DNA) — Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), an ally of the Shehbaz Sharif-led coalition government, has threatened to sit on the opposition benches over delimitations issue.   Muttahida Qaumi Movement factions including MQM-Pakistan, MQM Bahali Committee, and Pak-Sarzameen Party (PSP) Wednesday staged a protest outside the ECP office in Karachi against delimitations.   The demonstration was held against the second phase of local bodies (LB) elections on January 15 on the basis of fresh constituencies. The protest was attended by MQM-P Bahali Committee head Dr Farooq Sattar, PSP Chief SyedRead More