Finland lauds Pakistan’s 10bn Tree Tsunami Project

ISLAMABAD – Finland has lauded the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Project and showed keen interest in assisting the government to achieve this esteemed environmental protection initiative. Honorary consulate of Honorary counsel Finland Asad Ansari showed this interest during a call on meeting with Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam in Islamabad […]

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PM directs to further expedite progress on various projects under CPEC

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting in Islamabad today (Friday) to review progress on China Pakistan Economic Corridor and set targets for short to mid-term phase, focusing on cooperation in industrial, socio-economic, agriculture and Gwadar. Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar briefed the participants on the outcome of the […]

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Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to take oath as Chief Justice on Friday

ISLAMABAD – Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, will take oath as the 26th Chief Justice of Pakistan on Friday in a ceremony, to be held in President House Islamabad. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa being the senior most Judge after the retirement of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has been elevated to the Chief Justice of […]

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US-based multinational company to invest over $200mln in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – A US-based multinational company Cargill has renewed its long standing commitment to Pakistan by announcing plans to invest more than 200 million dollars in the next three-to-five years. The announcement was made after Cargill’s global executive team, led by Marcel Smits, head of Global Strategy and Chairman, Cargill Asia Pacific region, and Gert-Jan […]

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Prime Minister to pay a two-day visit to Qatar from Monday

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a two day visit to Qatar from Monday on the invitation of Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hammad Al Thani. This was stated by Foreign Office Spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal during his weekly news briefing in Islamabad today. He said during the visit, the Prime Minister […]

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Federal Cabinet decides to send JIT report on Fake Bank Accounts case to NAB

ISLAMABAD – Federal Cabinet has decided to send the JIT report on money laundering and fake bank accounts case immediately to NAB as directed by Supreme Court of Pakistan. Briefing the decisions taken in cabinet meeting today, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar said JIT report clearly indicates that money laundering and […]

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SC issues detailed written judgment in fake bank accounts case

ISLAMABAD – Supreme Court has issued a detailed written judgment in fake bank accounts case ordering National Accountability Bureau to complete its investigation into the case in the light of JIT report. The judgement, comprising twenty-five pages, has been written by Justice Ijazul Ahsan. According to the judgment, all the JIT members will fully assist […]

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PM directs for early completion of mapping of historic, heritage buildings

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for early completion of mapping of the buildings carrying historical and heritage value and promoting religious tourism in the country. He made these remarks while chairing a meeting of National Oversight Committee Adaptive Re-use of Public Buildings having Heritage value in Islamabad on Wednesday. The Prime Minister […]

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Seven Pakistani Journalist Awarded The Convening South Asia Journalism Fellowship 2019

ISLAMABAD – Seven Pakistani journalists have been awarded the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening South Asia Journalism Programme (SAJP) Fellowship for 2019. For the first time in the history of the Fellowship, the selected fellows consist of a majority of women. The seven fellows are: Baqir Syed (Dawn), Muhammad Saqib Tanveer (Samaa TV), Sana Gulzar (Freelance […]

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CPEC to usher new era of progress in Balochistan: PM

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed the confidence that China Pakistan Economic Corridor project will usher in a new era of progress and development in Balochistan. He was talking to the participants of National Security Workshop Balochistan, in Islamabad on Tuesday. The Prime Minister regretted that Balochistan was neglected in the past both […]

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