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NAB welcomes the amendments to the NAB Ordinance 1999 for transparent accountability

ISLAMABAD, August 3: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said that it welcomes the amendments to the NAB Ordinance 1999 for transparent accountability. According to the NAB statement, a meeting was held at NAB headquarters under the chairmanship of Chairman Javed Iqbal in which the overall performance of NAB was …

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President Ashraf Ghani felicitates Premier Imran Khan on Eid-ul-Azha

ISLAMABAD, August 3: President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani called Prime Minister Imran Khan today and extended felicitations on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. Prime Minister Imran Khan reciprocated the Eid Greetings and observed that this year, Eid-ul-Azha came when the international community was facing a number of challenges, including COVID-19. He …

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Pakistan has ‘greatest potential’ to be hub of the trade: Yao Jing

ISLAMABAD, August 3: greatest potential” to be the hub of regional connectivity and trade. The ambassador’s remarks came during an exclusive interview with a private news channel, which was aired on Monday. Yao, who previously served as China’s ambassador to Afghanistan, said that he has spoken to Afghan leaders and …

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Youm-e-Istehsal to be observed with national zeal to expose real face of India: Syed Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD, August 3: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Monday said Youm-e-Istehsal would be observed on August 5 with national zeal to expose the real face of India. Talking to the media here at the unveiling ceremony of special postal stamp in connection with the Youm-e-Istehsal …

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Special Assistants to PM, Dr Zafar Mirza and Tania Aidrus resign

– Resignations have been accepted by the Prime Minister ISLAMABAD, July 29: In the backdrop of great public scrutiny over the matter of dual nationalities held by cabinet members, Tania Aidrus and Dr Zafar Mirza on Wednesday said that they have resigned from their posts as the special assistants to …

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NAB turns flawed investigation into reference, says Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD, July 29: The Supreme Court in an order has expressed anger over the accountability body and said that the reason for the delay in the decisions of the NAB reference is the NAB itself, NAB turns the investigation based on defects into a reference. According to details, NAB chairman …

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Foreign Minister highlights importance, urgency of legislation on FATF

ISLAMABAD, Jul 29:Highlighting the importance and urgency of legislation for getting Pakistan’s name out of the grey list of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday urged the opposition parties to extend cooperation by keeping the national interests ahead of the personal ones. “The laws …

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Our defence preparation is to ensure peace but if provoked we shall respond with all our might: Army Chief

ARMY CHIEF VISITS HEAVY INDUSTRIES TAXILA Tank Al-Khalid handed over to Armoured Corps Regiment RAWALPINDI, July 28: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) Tuesday. COAS was chief guest at the handing over ceremony of Tank Al Khalid-I to Armoured Corps Regiment. Tank …

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NAB will become meaningless if opposition’s proposals followed: FM

ISLAMABAD, July 28: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) would become meaningless if recommendations of the opposition are implemented. Speaking on the floor of the Lower House of the Parliament, he said that draft of the opposition hinted at eliminating money laundering …

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PM vows to take those responsible for petrol crisis to logical end

ISLAMABAD, July 28: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday announced to take those responsible for the petrol crisis to logical end. A meeting of the federal cabinet presided over by Prime Minister Imran Khan approved formation of a commission for petrol crisis. The meeting also approved PIA s charter license, …

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