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RCCI pins hope on new govt to put Pakistan on economic stability

RCCI pins hope on new Government to put Pakistan on economic stability

High expectations from new government to stabilize country’s economy: Saqib Rafiq Rawalpindi: /DNA/ – Saqib Rafiq, President of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), has said that it is hoped that the new government will work for the improvement of the economy. Many challenges are faced, there is an IMF program, and 40 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, inflation has skyrocketed to more than 30 percent. It is hoped that a coalition or national government will be formed through consensus, which will restore the confidenceRead More


Pakistan condemns Israel’s military aggression against Rafah City in Gaza

Pakistan condemns Israel’s military aggression against Rafah City in Gaza

ISLAMABAD, FEB 12: (DNA) – Pakistan strongly condemns Israel’s military aggression against Rafah city in Gaza and the resulting destruction and massacre of the Palestinian people. Israel’s offensive in Rafah violates the provisional measures indicated by the International Court of Justice to protect the people of Gaza from genocide. It will further aggravate the humanitarian disaster witnessed in Gaza over the last 4 months and jeopardize the ongoing efforts for a potential ceasefire. We urge the international community, especially the UN Security Council, to take urgent measures to bring anRead More


PSL 9: Quetta Gladiators remove Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain

PSL 9: Quetta Gladiators remove Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain

KARACHI: Quetta Gladiators have decided to remove Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain ahead of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season nine, owner Nadeem Omer confirmed to Geo News. “Sarfaraz wants to take a break from captaincy with new head coach Shane Watson set to decide who will lead the side after consulting with the team management,” Nadeem said. Reportedly, South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw and Pakistan’s middle-order batter Saud Shakeel are the two contenders to replace Sarfaraz. The official announcement will be made in the upcoming days. It is worth mentioning thatRead More


PTI delegation meets President Alvi

PTI delegation meets President Alvi

ISLAMABAD, FEB 12: (DNA) – A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, comprising of Mr Rauf Hassan and Mr Umair Niazi, called on President Dr. Arif Alvi, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf delegation informed the President about the alleged rigging in the General Elections. The delegation also apprised the President of the party’s position regarding the alleged irregularities in the election process. They opined that Form-45s issued in different constituencies reflected the actual facts of the election results. “Despite the suppression of the party, confiscation of the election symbol and arrests,Read More


Concerns over rigging in elections: US, UK, EU have no right to interfere in internal matters

Concerns over rigging in elections: US, UK, EU have no right to interfere in internal matters

Says next government to take charge in 8-10 days; avoids question about his future plans; admits PTI enjoys sizeable support Ansar Mahmood Bhatti ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said Monday defended the delay in election results, noting that mobile services were disrupted — which hampered the gathering of votes — due to security threats. He further said that US, UK, EU or any other country had no right to interfere in Pakistan’s internal matters. The PM said this in reply to a question about the concerns of these countriesRead More


Election 2024: Navigating Political Turbulence

Qamar Bashir

By: Qamar Bashir Pakistan’s economic and financial turmoil persisted, despite stabilization efforts of the post-PTI government. The 2024 elections, instead of heralding stability, resulted in a split mandate, leaving no party capable of forming a strong government. This division has plunged the political landscape into chaos, surpassing current leadership’s ability to manage. Consequently, it’s been decided to temporarily take control to stabilize the nation economically and financially. Post-achievement of these goals, new elections will be called, offering the people another chance to elect a decisive government. This could be theRead More