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PML-N nominates Raja Zafarul Haq as opposition leader in Senate

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Saturday nominated Raja Zafarul Haq as its opposition leader in Senate, according to sources. A request has been submitted to Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in this regard, sources added. A day earlier, the PML-N decided to bring its opposition leader in Senate after Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) withdrew its support for Shehbaz Sharif for the ...

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Pakistan to pay $9.3 billion in interest payments in FY2018-19

Pakistan will pay around $9.3 billion as debt and interest payment in fiscal year 2018-19. Government has paid $7.4 billion as debt and interest payment to both domestic and foreign lenders in FY 2017-18 and also paid $5.2 billion as debt payment in FY 2017-18. According to details, interest payments amounts to $2.2 billion in FY 2017-18. In FY 2017 ...

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PM Imran has nominated Arif Alvi for President of Pakistan: Chaudhry

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated Dr Arif Alvi for President of Pakistan. “PTI has nominated Dr Arif Alvi as its candidate for President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan,” Fawad Chaudhry The Election Commission of Pakistan announced on Thursday that the presidential election will be held on September 4. According to the ...

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Interior Ministry Refuses to Accept Akram Sheikh Resignation

Interior Ministry has refused to accept resignation of Akram Sheikh, prosecution team head in Musharraf treason case. According to details, a letter from Interior Ministry has been posted to Akram Sheikh, which states that due to change of government, more time is needed to accept the resignation. It is said in the letter that if Akram Sheikh is not present ...

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China felicitates Imran, wishes to deepen cooperation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has sent a congratulatory message to Imran Khan on his election as Pakistan’s new prime minister. In the message, Li said the relationship between China and Pakistan, which enjoy an all-weather strategic cooperative partnership, has witnessed healthy and steady development despite the challenges of time and changing international situation. In recent years, the two countries have ...

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Jahangir Tareen says his mission is over, will play no further role

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen said on Saturday that his mission was complete and he would not be playing any role in the matters of governance. “I had a mission and Allah made us all successful. After this I will have no role,” Tareen said prior to Imran Khan’s oath-taking as prime minister. “The government has been formed and ...

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Former Chief Secretary kpk appointed as PM Secretary with immediate effect

Former Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Mohammad Azam, has been posted as Secretary to the Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan with immediate effect. According to a notification, Azam, who was working as a 21-grade officer, will now perform his duties at PM House. However, ex-secretary Sohail Amir has been directed to report to establishment division.It is to be mentioned here ...

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Over two million Muslims to perform Hajj this year

In Saudi Arabia, more than two million Muslims will perform Hajj this year for which rituals starts tomorrow. This year, the annual pilgrimage has become increasingly hi-tech with apps to help the faithful navigate Islam’s holiest sites. It is one of the largest annual gatherings of people on the planet.

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PM Imran seeks Britain's support in anti-money laundering efforts

British Prime Minister Theresa May called Prime Minister elect Imran Khan and congratulated him on being elected the Prime Minister of Pakistan. She also expressed good wishes for the incoming government. British Prime Minister said her government is ready to open new vistas of partnership with Pakistan in various sectors. She said UK will assist the new government in every ...

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PM Imran’s cabinet to include 15 ministers, five advisers

Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a 20-member federal cabinet, which will be sworn-in on Monday, a spokesman for the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said. The cabinet will be comprising of 15 federal ministers and five advisers, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said. Earlier on Saturday, Chaudhry revealed that PM Khan had also nominated Arif Alvi for the post of president ...

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