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Will not be blackmailed by K-Electric: power minister

ISLAMABAD: Awais Leghari has said that the federal government will not be blackmailed be K-Electric. “Will not supply gas nor be blackmailed by the power distribution company,” the power minister said while speaking to media. He said that Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah should end electricity theft from interior Sindh. Leghari went on to…

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PM in London to attend Commonwealth Heads of Govt Meeting

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting beginning today. At the airport, the prime minister was received by senior officials of the Britain government and Pakistan High Commissioner to United Kingdom Syed Ibne Abbas. The CHOGM-2018 will provide an opportunity to highlight the progress…

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PTI finalizes names for caretaker PM post

Reported by: Abbas Shabbir The PTI finalized the names of candidates it would recommend for the post of caretaker prime minister, on Monday.  Former chief justice Tassadduq Hussain Jillani’s, ex-governor of State Bank Ishrat Hussain’s and Abdul Razak Dawood’s names were finalized by PTI for the post of caretaker prime minister. Abdul Razak Rawood has…

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PM inaugurates Jalalpur Pirwala-Uch Sharif section of National Highway

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the 45km Jalalpur Pirwala-Uch Sharif section of  the National Highway near Bahawalpur, on Saturday.  Located in South Punjab near Bahawalpur, the road is part of the national highway connecting Multan with Shujabad, Jalalpur Pirwala, Uch Sharif and Tranda Muhammad Panah. The project would ease the traffic flow at N-5 besides…

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PM Abbasi inaugurates first unit of Jhelum Hydropower Project

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has inaugurated the first unit of strategically important 969 MW Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The first unit will generate 242 MW of electricity. It will be followed by the second, third and fourth units at one month intervals respectively. Water filling in head race…

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PM to inaugurate first unit of Neelum Jhelum hydropower project

ISLAMABAD: The first unit of strategically important 969 MW Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project, located in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, will be inaugurated on Friday. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate the first unit which will generate 242 MW electricity. The first unit will be followed by the second, third and fourth units at one…

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PM, opposition leader discuss caretaker setup

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition leader in National Assembly Khursheed Shah held consultations over the name for the caretaker premier on Wednesday. This was the third meeting between the two talk about the contours of the interim setup. The incumbent government completes its five-year term on May 31 this year. After which, an…

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PM Abbasi predicts ‘fourth industrial revolution’

SANYA: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the fourth industrial revolution is coming in the world. “China is playing a key role in international trade,” the prime minister said while addressing Boao forum on Tuesday. Abbasi hoped that China will set new examples of development in the leadership of President Xi Jinping. “One Belt,…

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Pakistan to be major contributor to BRI through CPEC: PM Abbasi

BEIJING: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that his government together with China looked forward to making Pakistan a major contributor to “building a community of shared future for mankind through China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).”       “Together with China, we look forward to making Pakistan a major contributor to ‘building a community of shared future…

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PM Abbasi leads delegation at Boao Forum for Asia in China

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi flew China to lead Pakistani delegation at Boao Forum Annual Conference for Asia. According to Foreign Office Spokesperson, main theme of the conference is “An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of greater Prosperity.” The Prime Minister will be one of the keynote speakers at the Forum along with…

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PM Abbasi arrives in Kabul on invitation by President Ghani

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed on achieving the common aim of regional security through connectivity. The understanding came during delegation level talks between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul Friday. Prime Minister Abbasi arrived in Afghanistan on a daylong visit on invitation by President Ghani. The Afghan President welcomed…

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Pakistan observing Kashmir Solidarity Day

Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed today across the country including Azad Jammu and Kashmir to condemn the ongoing state terrorism and violence by the Indian Army in Occupied Kashmir. A resolution to this effect was adopted in a special meeting of the federal cabinet held in Islamabad on Monday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan…

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PM Abbasi unveils five-point tax reforms

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi unveiled his five-point tax reforms that included an amnesty scheme, advance tax on declared properties and other things. 

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PM to hold press conference today ahead of budget

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will address an important press conference Thursday to bring to light several issues including tax amnesty and energy crisis ahead of the upcoming budget. PM Abbasi will hold the press conference at 6pm this evening at Prime Minister House. He is expected to brief nation about his meeting with Chief…

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Pakistan won a war lost by world: PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that whole Pakistan remained united in the war against terrorism. Addressing International Counter Terrorism Forum against anti-terrorism in Islamabad, the premier said that Pakistan won the war against terrorism which the whole world had lost. He claimed that over 0.2 million soldiers took part in Pakistan’s war against…

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PM wants undisputed person to be head of caretaker setup

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed confidence that all political parties will select the caretaker prime minister with consensus. Speaking with a private TV channel, he said the caretaker prime minister should be a person, who is undisputed and non-controversial having a transparent past. To a question, the Prime Minister said he has no…

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Pakistan to highlight issue of Indian brutalities in Kashmir at world forums

The National Security Committee has decided to raise the issue of unprecedented Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir at bilateral and multilateral forums. The decision was taken at 20th meeting of the National Security Committee chaired Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Islamabad. The meeting was attended among others by three service Chiefs. The Committee condemned…

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PM Abbasi asks people to stand up against horse-trading

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that people had to stand up against the way the Senate election was held and vote for the ruling party to rid the country of corrupt practices. “The PML-N did not pay even a single penny for that purchase to any member in the Senate election,”…

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A country cannot progress if it can’t respect its politicians: PM

PHOTOS: COURTESY RADIO PAKISTAN Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said a country cannot progress if it can’t respect its politicians He was speaking Saturday after he laid the foundation stone of two NHA projects – Northern Bypass and Rakh Gaj Bowata Section of Indus Highway – in Dera Ghazi Khan. The verdict of the people…

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PM Abbasi to lay foundation stone of NHA projects in DG Khan today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lay foundation stone of two NHA projects Northern Bypass and Rakh Gaj Bowata Section of Indus Highway in Dera Ghazi Khan today (Saturday). The bypass project will divert the heavy traffic currently passing through the heart of the city besides reducing the travel time and distance. The construction…

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PM, federal minister contradict each other on economy – Watch

The discrepancy among ruling PML-N leaders laid bare as prime minster Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and federal minister for climate change Mushahid Ullah Khan contradicted each other over state of the country’s economy. Watch this video…

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