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Pak keen to expand economic,trade cooperation in region:NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD-UNS : Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan was keen to expand its economic and trade cooperation in the region extending to Central and South East Asia. He said that Pakistan desired to facilitate foreign investment in Pakistan’s infrastructure, information technology, …

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Opposition formulates questionnaire for PM on Panama leaks

ISLAMABAD UNS – Opposition has formulated a questionnaire consisting of 7 questions over Panama leaks that it has demanded the Prime Minister (PM) to answer in the Parliament, on Wednesday. One of the questions demands PM Nawaz Sharif to disclose details of the offshore companies …

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I’m not a Muslim leader: London mayor

LONDON: New London mayor Sadiq Khan said Wednesday that he was not a Muslim leader but represented everyone in the city, after making history by becoming the first mayor of his faith in a major Western capital. “Let me be very clear, I’m not a …

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Torkham border shut, tensions escalate over fencing issue

LANDIKOTAL -UNS – Tensions at Pakistan-Afghanistan border have surged Wednesday as security forces started fencing two-kilometre (km) area but Afghan authorities halted the process despite beforehand notice. Pakistani security forces initiated fencing at Torkham over security concerns. The border is shut leaving over 1,000 vehicles …

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Ali Gilani reunites with family after three years

LAHORE -UNS – Former Prime Minister (PM) Yousaf Raza Gilani‘s son Ali Haider Gilani, who was earlier recovered from Afghanistan by Afghan-US forces in a joint operation, has arrived in Lahore on a Prime Minister‘s special plane. Yousaf Raza Gilani along with other family members …

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Pak Parliament condemned: Five questions as Bangladesh hangs top Islamist leader

ISLAMABAD – UNS : Pakistani Parliament condemned the execution of Jumaat-i-Islami BD Chief on Tuesday. During a session the Parliament condemned the killing of Motiur Rehman and termed the allegations against him was baseless.Bangladesh  executed the chief of its main Islamist party for atrocities committed …

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PM,COAS discuss Panama leaks investigation, national security

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  and Army Chief General Raheel Sharif  discussed Panama leaks investigations and over all national security situations. PM chaired high level meeting on Tuesday.Interior Minister Ch Nisar ,Finance Minister Ishaq Dar,CM Punjab and DG ISI present in the meeting. The high-level …

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Federal, KP leadership agree to work jointly to make CPEC success

ISLAMABAD: Federal government and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)’s leadership vowed to implement CPEC projects in the province on fast track basis after developing complete consensus on them. The leadership met at Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform expressed satisfaction over the implementation of All Parties Conferences …

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Peace to remain elusive till Kashmir solution: President

ISLAMABAD -UNS : OIC Secretary General’s Special Representative on Jammu and Kashmir Ambassador Abdullah Al-Alim called on President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad today. The president welcomed the visit of the OIC delegation to Pakistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir and lauded efforts of the Islamic …

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Haider rescued after 3 years: COAS thanks US general, Afghan forces for recovery

ISLAMABAD : Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Tuesday thanked Commander of Resolute Support Mission General John Nicholson and Afghanistan security forces for safe recovery of Ali Haider Gilani after three years. Gilani, son of former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, …

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