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PM, party to decide about my resignation: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday stated that Pakistan Muslim League-N and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would have the final say about his resignation.  After presenting himself before the accountability court, Ishaq Dar held a press conference where he spoke to media officials. Much of the presser was dominated with questions pertaining to…

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PM expresses serious concern over environment hazards in Karachi city, ports

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday expressed serious concerns over the environment hazards in Karachi city as well as the ports and directed the authorities concerned to address the issue on fast track basis besides seeking formal proposal to resolve this issue immediately. The prime minister issued the directives in a meeting chaired by…

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PML-N govt. detemined to end energy issues: PM

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday said the PML-N government had promised to mitigate energy crisis in the country when it came to power. “Today, our endeavors are not only leading the country towards energy self-sufficiency but also towards efficient energy self- sufficiency,” he observed with satisfaction during a briefing at Fauji Oil Terminal…

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PM arrives in Karachi to inaugurate coal, clinker and cement terminal

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi on Saturday to inaugurate Pakistan’s first coal, clinker and cement terminal.  Speaking on the occasion, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that a perception of the government was portrayed that it stalled development projects. “This oil terminal proves that the government is carrying out its tasks as per…

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Pakistan can only prosper under democratic setup: PM

JHANDIAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday said Pakistan could only progress and prosper under a democratic setup as technocrat and undemocratic forms of governance had failed to deliver in the past. Addressing a ceremony after the inauguration of the Jhandial Gas Field here near Fatehjang, he said the government would continue to pursue the…

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PM inaugurates large reservoir of oil and gas at Jhandial

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday inaugurated one of the largest oil and gas reserves from Jhandial well, which according to preliminary estimates indicates recoverable reserves of at least 292 billion standard cubic feet of gas and 23 million barrels of oil. Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Minister for Defence Khurrum Dastgir Khan, Minister…

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PM reiterates FATA’s mainstreaming

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday reiterating his commitment for the merger of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) said work was being done on fast-track basis to take required legal and administrative measures for this purpose. In a meeting with Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra here at the PM Office, the…

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Pakistan keen to closely work with WHO: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said Pakistan looked forward to working closely with World Health Organization (WHO) in fighting disease and disability and to ensuring equity in provision of health services. Talking to Director General WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus here at the PM Office, the Prime Minister said the country’s national…

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11 MNAs appointed parliamentary secretaries of various ministries, divisions

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has accorded approval for the appointment of 11 Members of National Assembly as Parliamentary Secretaries in various Divisions and Ministries with immediate effect. According to a notification issued here, Malik Abdul Ghaffar Dogar MNA has been appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Armaghan Subhani would serve as…

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Dawoodi Bohras community head calls on PM

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Dawoodi Bohras community, headed by Da’i al-Mutlaq Syedna Aaliqadr Mufaddal Saifuddin Monday called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at PM Office here. During the meeting, the prime minister appreciated the contributions of Bohra community in social welfare and economic sectors. He assured the delegation that the government would continue to…

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Gone are the days when we used to be dependent on USA: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said recently that Pakistan was no longer dependent on the United States for military aid. In a recent interview with Arab News, the prime minister said that the world was recognising Pakistan’s efforts when it came to fighting the war on terror. “Any obstacle or ban on Pakistan would…

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PM inaugurates project to enhance gas production

KANDHKOT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday inaugurated a project to enhance the production of gas from Kandhkot Gas Field as another step forward to overcome the energy shortage of the country. The prime minister, who was accompanied by Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair, Minister of State for Petroleum Jam Kamal and Minister of State for…

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PM strongly condemns Jhal Magsi blast

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has strongly condemned terrorist attack at Dargah Fateh Pur Sharif in Jhal Magsi on Thursday. “Terrorists have no religion. We will not allow them to disturb our peace and values; they will be dealt with the full might of the state,” the Prime Minister said. The Prime Minister expressed…

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PM strongly condemns Indian firing at LoC

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday strongly condemned the unprovoked firing by Indian security forces at Rawalakot and Chirri Kot sectors across Line of Control. The firing and shelling by Indian troops resulted in martyrdom of two children. The Prime Minister lauded the role of the country’s security forces for befitting response in…

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PM chairs cabinet meeting; various agenda items approved

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet which met here Tuesday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in chair approved various agenda items including the establishment of Insurance Tribunals at Lahore and Multan. The cabinet approved exemption to Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited (PIACL) from fee payable @ 0.1% to the Pakistan Stock Exchange and supervisory fee payable…

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Nawaz Sharif’s re-election as party head a ‘historic milestone’: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday said re-election of Nawaz Sharif as the President of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) was a historic milestone and expressed confidence that people would endorse this mandate once again in the next general election after June 2018. Addressing the gathering of PML-N workers, also attended by former prime minister…

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PTI, MQM yet to propose names for new NAB chief: Shah

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah Tuesday expressed the hope that the process of appointing new Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) would be completed before October 8. Talking to media persons at Parliament House, Khursheed Shah said he will hold meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in order…

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PML-N’s CEC to elect new President on Oct 2

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Central Executive Committee of PML-N would be held here in Punjab House at 11 am on October 2, 2017 (Monday). According to spokesman of PML-N Asif Kirmani, the first meeting of Central General Council of PML-N would also be held on October 2, 2017, at 2:30 pm in Convention Centre…

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Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala meets PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly. She posted a picture with the Pakistani premier as well on her Twitter account. Malala, a strong advocate for female education, sought the PM’s support for promoting…

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Pakistan has fully secure, robust nuclear command and control system: PM

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said Pakistan has a fully secure, reliable and robust nuclear command and control system under a full civilian oversight. He was answering questions after delivering talk at Council on Foreign Relations in New York. To a question about country’s civilian nuclear power programme, the Prime Minister said…

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PM to address UN General Assembly tonight

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will address the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York tonight. He is leading the Pakistan delegation to the United Nations. Shahid Abbasi’s address to the General Assembly will be his debut into highest international diplomacy after being sworn in as the prime minister. Pakistan…

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