Remittances to Pakistan touched $2

Remittances to Pakistan touched $2 billion in October

KARACHI: Remittances to Pakistan touched $2 billion in October this year – the second time the inflow from expatriate Pakistanis living in different countries totaled the $2 billion figure in 2018. According to analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), October remittances stayed above the average monthly remittances of $1.7 billion. The increase in remittances […]

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Shahzad Akbar

Previous Govt misused public funds caused irreparable loss: Shahzad Akbar

Islamabad: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar says the previous government misused public funds and authority which caused irreparable loss to the national exchequer. Addressing a joint press conference with Special Assistant Iftikhar Durrani in Islamabad, he said details about the misuse of funds and authority are being sent to National Accountability […]

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Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) preparations in full swing across country

Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) preparations in full swing across country

KARACHI: The preparations to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) are in full swing across the country. Special programmes are being finalized to highlight the glaring aspects of the life of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Mosques, government and private buildings, markets, shopping centers and roads are being decorated with green buntings, flags and colorful lights. Various […]

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FM Qureshi, UAE Foreign Minister discuss bilateral ties

FM Qureshi, UAE Foreign Minister discuss bilateral ties

Abu Dhabi: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with his United Arab Emirates counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the sidelines of Sir Bani Yas Forum, in Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, matters pertaining to bilateral cooperation and regional issues of mutual interest came under discussion.

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Imran Khan

Govt endeavoring to overcome financial crisis: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says that the government will present a comprehensive programme to the nation showing its performance and direction in education, health poverty alleviation and other vital sectors during the first hundred days. Talking to a delegation of columnists in Islamabad on Friday afternoon, he said the first hundred days report assumes […]

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World Diabetes Day being observed today

World Diabetes Day being observed today

ISLAMABAD: World Diabetes Day is being observed across the globe including Pakistan today with aims to raise awareness about the impact of diabetes on the family. The theme of World Diabetes Day this year is “The Family and Diabetes” which is aimed at creating awareness about the impact of the disease and how to provide […]

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Chinese media

Chinese media lauds PM Imran’s vision of poverty alleviation

ISLAMABAD: Chinese media has appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of poverty alleviation campaign to help recover the country’s economy. The Chinese daily “Global Times” in its article said that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s plan to start a mega poverty alleviation campaign is a good way to help the local economy recover. It said […]

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Provision of basic facilities to masses govt’s top priority: President

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi says the provision of basic facilities like health, education and clean drinking water to the people of Balochistan is among the top priorities of the government. He was talking to Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai who called on him in Quetta on Wednesday. The Governor briefed the president regarding overall […]

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Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland

Canadian FM, FM Qureshi discuss bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD: Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland telephoned Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and discussed matters of mutual interest besides the issue of Asia Bibi. The Canadian Foreign Minister appreciated Supreme Court of Pakistan’s courageous decision in the Asia Bibi case and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s positive speech. Talking to his Canadian counterpart, Shah […]

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People to see visible change within few months: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says the people will see a visible change within few months in all sectors. Talking to a delegation of Parliamentarians from Karachi led by Sindh Governor Imran Ismail in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said the PTI took reigns of the country at a difficult juncture. He, however, said that government […]

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