Home General Page 94

General

Latest news from all over the world and pakistan

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif is expected to return from London on Monday, a day after deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif announced a full-fledged campaign against, what he called, the "double standards of justice." The deposed premier and daughter Maryam Nawaz arrived in Lahore earlier today. The two...
ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed will brief the Senate Committee of the Whole House on Tuesday (December 19), according to a notification issued by Senate Secretariat on Sunday. The army chief and DG Military Operations would brief committee members on the emerging national security paradigm for...
NEW DELHI: The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, the capital city of India. PM Modi in an online statement confirmed the meeting and said "Delighted to meet my friend Karzai in New Delhi." No further details were given regarding...
  WASHINGTON: The United States Department of Defense or Pentagon has said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia likely views Afghanistan as a theater in its competition with Iran. "Afghanistan prioritizes Saudi Arabia's religious credibility and political support over seeking material support from Saudi Arabia," Pentagon said in its latest report. The report...
  PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman has alleged on Sunday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was introduced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province to jeopardise the culture of Pakhtoons. Fazlur Rehman addressed a conference organised in Peshawar during which he said that PTI chief Imran Khan had confessed earlier that the...
  Imran Khan was not liable to declare Niazi Services Ltd in his 2013 nomination papers as he was not a shareholder: says Chief Justice; Khan had also declared his London flat through an amnesty scheme Imran Khan accepts Supreme Court decision, vows to go for review; Tareen also cannot be compared...
Mubashar Naqvi MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that government has added 10500 megawatt electricity to the national grid in the last four and a half year. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of 147 megawatt Patrind Hydropower Project here on Friday. The project has been completed at...
  ISLAMABAD: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Harald Finger visited Pakistan from December 5th to 14th, 2017 for the first Post Program Monitoring (PPM) since the end of Extended Fund Facility (EFF) in September 2016. The Fund mission held detailed technical discussions with senior officials in the Ministry...
Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Foreign exchange reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) increased 15.8% on a weekly basis, according to data released by the central bank on Thursday. On December 8, foreign currency reserves held by the central bank were recorded at $14,666.3 million, up $2,005.8 million or 15.8%...
ISLAMABAD: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Sartaj Aziz says energy cooperation and connectivity among ECO countries is indispensable to achieve the goal of sustainable development. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad Thursday evening, he evinced his desire to redouble trade between the ECO countries. He said preparations have also been made...
  Only Israel, which occupies Jerusalem, supported unlawful decision; Thanks all the countries who did not accept this illegitimate decisio PM Abbasi urges US to withdraw decision; Sovereign homeland for Palestinians with Al-Quds Al-Sharif capital Muslims' road-map only   ISTANBUL: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as the capital of...