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JUI-F’s Fazl says held ‘comprehensive and inclusive’ talks with Taliban supreme leader

JUI-F’s Fazl says held ‘comprehensive and inclusive’ talks with Taliban supreme leader

KABUL: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday confirmed he met Taliban supreme leader Haibatullah Akhunzada and held “comprehensive and inclusive talks” on all issues. The JUI-F chief has become the second prominent figure to meet the Taliban chief following the Qatari prime minister’s meeting with him in Kandahar last year. Fazl had travelled to Kabul on Sunday along with an 11-member delegation on the Afghan interim government’s invitation after the JUI-F chief conveyed his desire to visit Afghanistan to discuss issues that had been souring tiesRead More


PESCO disconnects power supply of hotels, refugees’ camp

PESCO

Intelligence officials nab Iranian oil smuggling ring in major crackdown KOHAT, JAN 12 (DNA) — Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) surveillance teams on Friday conducted raids against electricity theft here and disconnected the electricity supply of various commercial users. The surveillance team visited business centers and found electricity theft by Zahoor and Sons Dairy Farm, Khyber Shinwari Hotel, Islamia Hostel and others. The team also raided the Afghan refugee camp against electricity theft and found a power supply through a tempered meter, said the PESCO Spokesperson. Legal action was initiated against theRead More


Senior Military Officials Attend Al-Bayza-III, Acknowledge Advancements in Air Defence Capabilities

Senior Military Officials

Sonmiani, JAN 12: /DNA/ – General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), witnessed firing of different Air Defence weapon systems during Exercise Al-Bayza-III, 2024 at Sonmiani. COAS viewed integrated fire and battle maneuvers of Army Air Defence systems which includes High to Medium Air Defence Weapons System (HIMADS), Low to Medium Air Defence System (LOMAD), Short Range Air Defence system (SHORADs) and Extended Short Range Air Defence system (ESHORADs). In a landmark achievement and milestone in enhancing the Air Defence of the aerial frontiers of Pakistan,Read More


Pakistan to be connected with high-speed ‘optical fiber network

Ministry

ISLAMABAD, JAN 12 (DNA) — Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) Additional Secretary Aisha Humera Chaudhry Friday said that the government is all set to launch a landmark project ‘optical fibre’ to improve broadband connectivity and to boost deployment of digital infrastructure across the country. Talking to media channel, she said that the government and telecom companies would strengthen urban and remote areas with high-speed broadband connectivity, adding, that all available resources and facilities were being provided for the digital gateway initiative. She said the government was striving hardRead More


Pakistan Awami Tehreek announces to support PPP in NA-127

Pakistan Awami Tehreek

DNALahore, 12 Jan: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek has decided to support Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in NA-127. This was announced by the Secretary General of PAT, Khurram Nawaz Gandapur today. Khurram Nawaz Gandapur announcing this decision, said that the PAT will hold a public rally in Lahore and announce its support publicly. He said that the PAT has supported the PPP in the bye-elections. Gandapur thanked Chairman PPP for supporting the PAT’s stance on the Model Town incident. The PPP has always taken a principled stand onRead More


Peshawar High Court’s order on PTI ‘bat’ symbol is flawed: CJP Isa

CJP

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa said Friday that the Peshawar High Court’s (PHC) order to restore the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) iconic electoral symbol ‘bat’ was prima facie and flawed. Heading a three-member bench comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Musarat Hilali, the top judge passed these remarks during a hearing of the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) petition against the PHC verdict restoring the PTI’s electoral symbol. The election commission had on December 22 barred the PTI party from keeping its ‘bat’ symbol for theRead More