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Pakistan rejects Indian extradition request for Hafiz Saeed over lack of bilateral treaty

Pakistan rejects Indian extradition request for Hafiz Saeed over lack of bilateral treaty

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – In response to media queries regarding India’s request to extradite Hafiz Saeed, Spokesperson Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, said : It is pertinent to note that no bilateral extradition treaty exists between Pakistan and India.” “Pakistan has received a request from the Indian authorities, seeking extradition of Hafiz Saeed in a so-called money laundering case.


PTI alleges conspiracies being hatched to snatch electoral symbol ‘bat’

PTI alleges conspiracies being hatched to snatch electoral symbol ‘bat’

The PTI on Friday alleged that conspiracies were being hatched to snatch its iconic electoral symbol ‘bat’ and exclude the party from the February 8 general elections. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the PTI have been in “bat blood” over the past few days. The controversy stems from the electoral watchdog’s earlier decision to strip PTI of its symbol following the annulment of its intra-party elections for not complying with the Elections Act and the party’s own constitution. Earlier this week, the Peshawar High Court suspended the commission’sRead More


Nomination papers scrutiny underway

Nomination papers scrutiny underway

KARACHI, DEC 29 (DNA) — The process of checking the nomination papers for the women and minorities reserved seats for the general elections 2024 was continued at the Provincial Election Commissioner Office here on Friday. According to a ECP Sindh spokesman,  the Provincial Election Commissioner Sindh Sharifullah, who is also the Returning Officer for reserved seats (Women and Minority) had been checking the nomination papers. — DNA


Pak-Afghan Conference Advocates Business-Friendly Visa Policies for Enhanced Trade

Pak-Afghan Conference Advocates Business-Friendly Visa Policies for Enhanced Trade

Islamabad: /DNA/ – Robust visa policies for the Pak-Afghan business community and “Business-Friendly” measures will pave the way for enhanced bilateral trade and smuggling prevention, eventually ensuring regional security and prosperity. These recommendations were highlighted by the participants of the 4th Pak-Afghan Tribal Stakeholders Conference, held in Peshawar, Pakistan, convened by the Center for Research and Security Studies (CRSS). According to the statement issued by the CRSS from Islamabad, Tribal leaders from Pakistan and Afghanistan discussed critical issues affecting the bilateral relations between the two neighboring nations. The meeting depictedRead More


Bilawal visits Bhutto Family martyrs’ mausoleum

Bilawal visits Bhutto Family martyrs' mausoleum

LARKANA, DEC 29 (DNA) — Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday visited the mausoleum of the martyrs of Bhutto Family in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh on Friday to pay respects to Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto on her 16th  martyrdom anniversary. He laid a wreath at the grave of slain PPP chairperson and  former prime minister, offered Fateha, and recited verses from the Holy Quran. He also laid wreaths at the graves of PPP’s founder chairman  Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Begum Nusrat Bhutto, Mir Murtaza Bhutto, Mir ShahnawazRead More


Weekly inflation up by 0.37pc

Weekly inflation up by 0.37pc

ISLAMABAD, DEC 29 (DNA) — The weekly inflation, measured by the Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI), witnessed an increase of 0.37 percent for the combined consumption groups during the week ended on December 28, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Friday. The SPI for the week under review in the above-mentioned group was recorded at 311.14 points as compared to 310.00  points during the past week, according to the PBS data. As compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for the combined consumption group in theRead More