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Imran Khan says will hold huge rally to prove masses stand with judiciary

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Wednesday said the rulers are damaging the national institutions in order to save the stolen money. Addressing a press conference at Bani Gala, he said Constitution and democracy are being assaulted, claiming that the conspiracy is afoot to ruin the country. The PTI chief said Pakistan‚Äôs Foreign Minister…

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Confrontation among institutions will not serve country: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that limit of every institution is defined in the constitution and they will have to remain within them. Responding to a point of order in the National Assembly, he said any confrontation among institutions will not serve the country. He said that according to news reports, today…

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Senate election: Tribunal dismisses appeals against PM Abbasi’s sister

LAHORE: An appellate tribunal of the Lahore High Court on Saturday dismissed two appeals against the acceptance of nomination papers of two PML-N candidates – Nuzhat Sadiq and Sadia Abbasi, sister of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The tribunal, comprising Justice Amin-ud-Din Khan, heard the appeals filed by PTI leader Andleeb Abbas. During the hearing,…

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Ishaq Dar gets green signal from ECP to contest Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has given the green signal to former finance minister Ishaq Dar for contest the upcoming Senate elections.¬† According to details, the objections filed on Dar’s nomination papers were rejected by the commission. It is pertinent to mention that ECP had dismissed his nomination papers because Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)…

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Economic growth can help create new opportunities, reverse brain drain: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday said the economic growth would help create new opportunities for the qualified people and reverse brain drain from the country. He was talking to a delegation of students from Institute of Business Management Karachi here at the Prime Minister Office. The interaction forms part of a series of…

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Govt particularly focused on women empowerment, girls education: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said the Pakistan Muslim League-N government, was particularly focused on women empowerment and girls’ education through PM‚Äôs Youth Programme. In a meeting with a group of students from Husamiyah School and Saifiyah School of Karachi at PM Office here, the prime minister said that educating girls was of…

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Politics of corruption will end, vows PM Abbasi

MIANWALI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi vowed that the politics of corruption will have to be put to and end in the country. PM Abbasi made the remark while addressing a public meeting after inaugurating a gas supplying project in Mianwali. The Prime Minister stated that those who are buying votes cannot represent the masses….

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Pakistan stands firm on policy of non-interference in other countries: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday said Pakistan firmly adhered to the policy of non-interference in the affairs of other countries and would continue to adhere to the principles of the UN charter in this regard. He said this during a meeting with Foreign Minister of Maldives, Dr Mohamed Asim, who called on him…

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II concludes two-day visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: King Abdullah II of Jordan left here for home after concluding his two-day visit to Islamabad. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi saw off the King of Jordan and his delegation here at the Nur Khan Air Base. A JF-17 Thunder aircraft flew past the venue to pay tribute to the visiting dignitary. Defence Minister…

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PM says civil-militlary leaders making unanimous decisions

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the government made legislation for FATA reforms and now efforts are underway to bring tax reforms to generate more revenues. In an interview with a private TV channel, he said there has been instability in the country after Panama issue, but the government could not let it…

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Cabinet directs provincial govts to ensure payments to sugarcane farmers

ISLAMABAD:The federal cabinet Tuesday discussed issues of sugarcane growers and directed the provincial governments to fulfill their responsibility towards ensuring prompt payments at notified rates to the farmers by the sugar mills immediately. The meeting of the cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Prime Minister‚Äôs Office, a press release said….

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Kashmir Day being observed to express solidarity, support for Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD: Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed today (Monday) to express solidarity and whole-hearted support of the Pakistani nation to the just struggle of Kashmiri people for their inalienable right of self-determination under UN resolutions. President Mamnoon Hussain will address the main ceremony of the Kashmir Solidarity Day in Islamabad today. Besides the leadership of…

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Energy crisis is over in Pakistan: PM Abbasi

CHITRAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Sunday inaugurated here the first unit of Gollen Gol Hydropower Project to generate 36 megawatts of electricity. According to him, the energy crisis is over. Watch here:

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PM inaugurates first 36MW Gollen Gol power unit      

CHITRAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Sunday inaugurated here the first unit of Gollen Gol Hydropower Project to generate 36 megawatts of electricity.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Constructed at Gollen Gol – a tributary of River Mastuj, near Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the first unit would exclusively cope with the needs of Chitral and adjacent areas. The prime minister was…

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Pakistan can only progress by improving national economy: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday said a country can only progress if it improves its economy by creating employment opportunities. He was talking to a delegation of students of Gift University Gujranwala at the Prime Minister Office, where he also informally interacted with them. The prime minister said the country can only progress…

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PM again rules out prospects of early elections in country

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has once again ruled out the prospects of early elections in the country and has advised his political adversaries to wait for the upcoming polls. In an interview with a private TV Channel, he said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has delivered in the last four and a half years….

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PM to inaugurate two-day Gwadar Expo today

GWADAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate first International Gwadar Expo in Gwadar today. According to Radio Pakistan, Foreign personalities along with members of the diplomatic community and businessmen from across the globe would attend the two day event. The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the first phase of the Gwadar Free Zone. First…

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PM inaugurates North-Bound Carriageway of Lyari Expressway

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday inaugurated North-Bound Carriageway of Lyari Expressway in Karachi. The 38-killometer long project, consisting of twenty bridges and four interchanges, has been completed at a cost of ten billion rupees. Briefing the Prime Minister about the project, Chairman National Highway Authority Jawad Rafique Malik said that the project…

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PM arrives in Karachi to inaugurate Lyari Expressway

NEWS DESK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in Karachi to inaugurate the Lyari Expressway project. According to Radio Pakistan, the 38-kilometre-long project has been completed at a cost of Rs10 billion. It includes four interchanges and 20 bridges. It will reduce the traffic pressure in the megacity. Prime Minister will also inaugurate Northbound…

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Pakistan doesn’t consider Trump tweets official US policy: PM

WASHINGTON:Pakistan will continue to provide the United States with air and ground logistics for its troops in Afghanistan in spite of the aid cut, as Islamabad believes it helps the war against terrorism, Prime Minister Shahid Kaqan Abbasi said in an interview to the Washington Post. According to the excerpts of the interview conducted on…

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WEF engagements to generate billions of dollars worth business potentials in Pakistan: PM

DAVOS: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the engagements at World Economic Forum will help to generate billions of dollars in business potentials in Pakistan. Addressing news conference in Davos on Thursday, he said Pakistan has engaged the business leaders, company leaders of telecom, automotive technology and health care sectors at WEF. Shahid Khaqan…

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