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Armed Forces ready to defend the motherland: President

ISLAMABAD, September 8: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that armed forces of Pakistan stood vigilant and even today stand ready to defend the motherland. In a tweet on Tuesday on the occasion of Navy Day, the President said, “Today, we acclaim the professionalism and combat-readiness of our forces. He …

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China to increase anti-terror cooperation with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, September 8: China is increasing cooperation with Pakistan in areas related to anti-terrorism, security and law enforcement along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi made these remarks during a telephonic conversation on Tuesday with Interior Minister Ijaz Shah. He said that …

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Vietnam to chair virtual 53rd ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting

The 53rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings will take place from Wednesday to Saturday via video conference under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh, a Vietnamese official said Monday. Some 20 meetings will be organized within the framework …

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Federal Cabinet allows dual nationals to contest polls: Sources

KARACHI, September 4: Federal cabinet has approved a bill, seeking amendment in the Article 63 (1) of the Constitution of Pakistan, to allow dual nationals to contest polls in the country, sources reported on Friday. Sources privy to the matter said that a sub-committee of the cabinet rejected an idea …

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Imran Khan rejects SAPM Lt Gen (R) Asim Saleem Bajwa’s resignation

ISLAMABAD, September 4: Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Friday rejected Lieutenant General (Retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa’s resignation as Special Assistant to the PM on Information and Broadcasting. Asim Saleem Bajwa, who is also chairman of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority (CPECA), called on the premier today. Imran Khan said …

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Army troops reach flash flood affected Khushab to assist civil administration: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, September 4: Pakistan Army troops had reached Khushab to assist civil administration in relief efforts due to flash floods. According to a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), over 10 villages of Khushab district were affected due to recent rains. The troops of Mangla Corps were …

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Iqbal Qasim steps down as chairman of PCB cricket committee

Former Test spinner Iqbal Qasim has resigned from his position as chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) cricket committee. Iqbal, a veteran of 50 Tests and 15 ODIs, was the head of the committee that also include Wasim Akram (former captain and now a respected commentator), Urooj Mumtaz (chief selector …

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Military and civilian leadership of the country are working together: Imran Khan

– Premier warns the world of serious implications if Pakistan, India were to break out in conflict over Kashmir  – Says Pakistan’s economic future is linked to China ISLAMABAD, September 3: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the country’s economic future is now linked to China and the bilateral …

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Pakistan Stock Exchange declared the ‘best performing market’ in Asia

LAHORE, September 3: Pakistan Stock Market has been declared the ‘Best Performing Market’ for its ‘Best Performance’ in Asia. Pakistan’s stock market has performed the best in Asia, according to a recent survey of the world’s stock markets by Market Currents Wealth Net, a U.S-based research firm on the performance …

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Intra-Afghan talks critical move to peace and stability in Afghanistan: China

BEIJING, September 3:  China on Thursday said that the forthcoming intra-Afghan talks was a critical move to ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan and vowed it would be watching the  development in this regard as neighbor and friend of the country. “Intra-Afghan talks is a critical move to peace and stability …

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