PM Khan greets nation on signing accord with IPPs: ‘Difficult days over, future is brighter’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday congratulated the nation on the singing of an agreement with the independent power producers (IPPs) and said Pakistan had turned the corner and now ample job opportunities would be available to the people

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Pompeo hails Islamabad’s role in Afghan peace process

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Friday that despite many challenges, the United States and Pakistan had made notable progress in advancing the Afghan peace process

Envoy discuses Pak-Saudi ties with Buzdar, PML-Q leaders

Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Bin Saeed Ahmed Al-Malkiy called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and some religious parties here on Friday

'Last two years difficult, but things improving': PM Imran Khan on I-Day

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a televised addressed to the nation on Independence Day, said that the past two years were difficult, but things were now "improving"

Islamabad gets first 'public fruit garden'

The first phase of Islamabad's inaugural public fruit garden has been completed after 200 saplings were planted on a greenbelt adjoining a major road in the Pakistani capital, the media reported on Friday

PML-Q for ‘cautious’ diplomacy with Saudi Arabia

PML-Q leaders Chaudhry Shujaat Husain and Pervaiz Elahi have said the Foreign Office should have exercised maximum care with regard to Pak-Saudi relations

Pakistani women journalists seek protection against social media attacks

A group of well-known Pakistani women journalists has sought protection against what they termed “vicious attacks” directed at them through social media, allegedly by people linked to the ruling government

Pakistan celebrates Independence Day

The nation is celebrating Independence Day today (Friday) with renewed resolve to work with the spirit of Pakistan Movement to make the country a true Islamic welfare state

PM Imran Khan inaugurates long-awaited Peshawar BRT project

Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the long-awaited Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project

Over two-thirds of PM Imran’s COVID-19 relief package remains unspent

The Rs540 billion – or a whopping over two-thirds of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s COVID-19 economic relief package -  that had to be distributed through ministries, could not reach the people during peak crisis times, depriving them of much-needed help

Punjab government closes down COVID-19 wards in three Rawalpindi hospitals

The Punjab government has closed down COVID-19 wards in three government-run hospitals in the city, leaving the Rawalpindi Institute of Urology (RIU) the dedicated facility for patients of the disease following a reported decrease in cases

Accountability court sends 58 PML-N workers on 14-day judicial remand

An accountability court on Wednesday sent 58 Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers on a 14-day judicial remand following their rioting near National Accountability Bureau (NAB) before party’s Vice-President Maryam Nawaz's appearance a day before

'Nothing unusual about loan return to Saudi Arabia'

Information Minister Senator Shibli Faraz said Pakistan has always valued its brotherly relationship with Saudi Arabia and looking at “routine matters with suspicion is not in the country’s interest”

Opposition urged to unite to bring down Imran Khan government

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Tuesday condemned the outbreak of violence between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers and police outside the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) office in Lahore and urged the opposition parties to unite to “bring down the government”

American who wanted to go to Pakistan to become LeT killer sentenced to 15 years

An American who wanted to go to Pakistan to become a killer for the Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) terrorist organisation has been sentenced in a US federal court here to 15 years in prison

On National Minorities Day, Pakistan president reaffirms minorities will be respected equally

To honour the sacrifices of religious minorities in the country, Pakistan President Arif Alvi, on National Minorities Day reaffirmed that all communities residing in Pakistan will be treated and respected equally

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