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Curative review against Justice Faez goes

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has approved the federal government’s petition seeking the withdrawal of a curative review filed by previous Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led government against Senior Puisne Judge Qazi Faez Isa. CJP Bandial had reserved the verdict on the federal government’s plea earlier in April this year. The CJP disposed of the petition on the basis of withdrawal, according to the verdict announced today (Friday). The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)-led government had requested the apex court to withdraw the curative review petition filedRead More

New Iranian Ambassador meets Foreign Secretary Asad Majeed

ISLAMABAD, JUL 21 /DNA/ – Foreign Secretary Asad Majeed received new Iranian Amb. Dr. Reza Amiri Moghaddam. Asad Majeed congratulated Amb. Moghaddam on his appointment and said he looked forward to working with him towards further strengthening coop in all areas of important incl. trade, investment, energy, and security. DNA

PM Shehbaz chairs 2nd apex committee meeting of SIFC

ISLAMABAD, JUL 21 /DNA/ – Sequel to unveiling of ‘Economic Revival Plan’ and establishment of Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) by Government of Pakistan, 2nd Apex Committee Meeting of SIFC was held today on 21 July 2023. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister of Pakistan and attended by Chief of Army Staff, Chief Ministers, Federal and Provincial Ministers and high-level government officials. The Apex Committee expressed satisfaction on functioning of SIFC and its strategy to outreach the potential investors through conduct of seminars and project inaugurations. The Apex CommitteeRead More

Fazl demands to recall ambassador to Sweden

ISLAMABAD, JUL 21 (DNA) — Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) chairman Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday demanded Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to recall Pakistan ambassador to Sweden ‘in protest’ against the desecration of Holy Quran. The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) president made this demand during a telephonic conversation with PM Shehbaz Sharif. During the conversation, Maulana Fazl noted that all Muslim nations, including Pakistan, should recall their ambassadors from Sweden. The prime minister and JUI-F chairman agreed on ‘strict action’ from Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC), saying that the body should takeRead More

Attempts to delay or sabotage polls to harm economy the most: PTI

IMF acknowledges gains made under PTI govt The lender report a charge sheet against PDM’s govt disastrous economic policies PTI leadership sees IMF SBA as an opportunity to protect vulnerable citizens ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said that they welcomed the IMF staff commitment to support ‘national elections in Fall 2023’ and to anchor the economy during the transition to the new government because only free and fair elections would be crucial to reduce political uncertainty and build confidence in the economy. The PTI warned that any attemptsRead More

Pakistan, US should invest more in bringing two peoples closer: Masood Khan

–Urges Pak-US business community to partner in transitioning to new technologies HOUSTON, JUL 21 (DNA) — Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan says Pakistan and United States should invest more in bringing the two peoples closer.  Addressing the concluding session of a day-long ‘Conference on Diplomacy for Development’ at Houston, Texas, he urged the Pakistani diaspora to play its role for promotion of positive image of Pakistan in United States.      Ambassador Masood Khan thanked the participants for their valuable input. Discussing efforts being made by Pakistan and theRead More