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  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...
    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that road network of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will soon be completed which will join together different regions of the world. He added that full-fledged activities will start at the Gwadar Port in the near future and which will play an important role...
ISLAMABAD: Ameer, Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was an open war against Islam and the Ummah, and the whole Ummah stood united on the issue. Talking to the media at the Karachi airport on his arrival from Lahore, he however...
    KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said that no one accepts Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's premier. Speaking to media persons Wednesday, Imran Khan stated that PM Abbasi has no mandate. He reiterated his demand of early elections and urged the government to conduct the polls...