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Saad Rafique granted interim bail in the Paragon City case till Oct 24

NAB has summoned him to its office on October 16 in the case

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October 15, 2018


Is it going to get nasty with Imran Khan v Khwaja Saad in NA-131 Lahore?

Imran Khan and Khwaja Saad Rafique are going neck-in-neck in Lahore’s NA-131, which will probably emerge as the dirtiest race. The PML-N’s Khawaja Saad Rafique is famous for not holding back. In February this year, he said Imran Khan’s singular talent was to attract “lotas”, “thugs” and “thieves” to his party, the PTI. He has…

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June 11, 2018


Saad, Salman Rafique bank records investigated over housing scheme links

The government accountability investigator has summoned the bank account details of Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique. The State Bank of Pakistan has been asked to provide the documents by the National Accountability Bureau. In particular, NAB wants to know about transfers of money worth Rs500,000 and over. Saad Rafique…

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April 5, 2018


PR announces 25% discount on train tickets for Eid

LAHORE: Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has announced 25 per cent discount on tickets as a special Eid package to facilitate passengers. According to a notification issued here on Thursday, 25 per cent discount will be provided on all tickets in all classes of trains across the country. Passengers can enjoy this facility on…

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August 24, 2017


Khawaja Saad rules out compromise over Kulbhushan

LAHORE: Federal Railway Minster Khawaja Saad Rafique Sunday said the matter relating Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav is a national security issue; hence, no compromise is likely on it. Talking to media here, Khawaja Saad Rafique said some politicians are politicizing Kulbhushan issue, adding all national institutions are on single page over the issue. “PTI Chairman…

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May 21, 2017


Controversy triggered as Anusha Rahman snatches phone from journalist

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom Anusha Rahman Wednesday snatched a mobile phone from a journalist in the premises of Supreme Court of Pakistan that triggered a protest by the journalists. Journalist Azam Gil alleged that the IT minister threatened to get him arrested, adding, “The minister snatched my mobile phone, deleted…

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February 22, 2017


Imran’s sit-in to undermine CPEC project: Saad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Thursday said the sit-in by PTI chief Imran Khan would damage interests of Pakistan and undermine CPEC project. Addressing a press conference here, he said Imran Khan was trying to weaken democracy. The country’s economy had taken off and there was a need to strengthen democracy and keep…

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October 27, 2016


Pakistan Railways on right track now

    Written By: Naeem Ashraf Butt   Pakistan Railways is one of the departments, which have been damaged by corruption, and mismanagement of the PPP led coalition Government from 2008 to 2013. During this tenure, we saw trains without locomotives, coaches without electricity, trains without fuel to run, daily protests of employees, death of…

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November 10, 2015