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6650 Pakistani pilgrims under regular scheme arrive in Madina Munawara

A total of 6,650 intending pilgrims of Government Hajj Scheme have so far reached Madina Munawwara through 28 flights. A spokesman of Ministry of Religious Affairs said 13 catering companies are providing three time meal to pilgrims at their residences. Maunineen-e-Hujjaj, Medical Mission and Seasonal staff has already started serving the intending pilgrims. 70 local […]

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PML-N has history exercising influence over courts: Firdous

ISLAMABAD-Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr.Firdous Ashiq Awan has said Maryam Nawaz has made an absurd attempt to gain public sympathy through an audio/video tape. Addressing a news conference along with traders’ representatives in Lahore on Saturday, she said during the PML-N press conference today, Shehbaz Sharif looked like a gambler […]

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PM formally inaugurates Road to Makkah project

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated Road to Makkah project at Islamabad International airport on Friday.   Earlier, he was given detailed briefing about the project, under which, immigration and other formalities of intending pilgrims travelling to the holy land are being completed at Islamabad airport. For this purpose, special counters manned by Saudi […]

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Pakistan welcomes designation of BLA by US as Specially Designated Global Terrorist

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has welcomed the designation of the Balochistan Liberation Army by the U.S. Administration as Specially Designated Global Terrorist. In a statement today (Tuesday), Foreign Office Spokesperson said that BLA remains a proscribed entity in Pakistan since 2006 and in recent times has carried out several terrorist attacks in the country. He said […]

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Federal Cabinet approves Hajj Policy 2019, Senior Citizen Bill

ISLAMABAD – The Federal Cabinet, which met in Islamabad today with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, formally approved Hajj Policy 2019. This was stated by Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, flanked with Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, in a media briefing […]

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Opposition feeling difficulty without remaining in power: Firdous

ISLAMABAD – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said it is strange that those supporting completion of the full term during their own rule are now talking about mid-term elections. In a tweet she said those playing on “the pitch of power” for long time would […]

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New media advertising policy to be launched soon

ISLAMABAD – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan says the government is going to launch a new media advertising policy to make it compatible with the modern requirements. Speaking at a meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors in Islamabad today, she said all the stakeholders will be […]

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No extension to be granted in 30th June deadline of asset declaration scheme: PM

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan says the country stands at the crossroad and everyone will have to play its role for the improvement of the national economy. Talking to a private TV channel tonight, he said people can avail the asset declaration scheme to legalize their undeclared assets. However, he said that there will […]

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Deputy Speaker slaps ban on using ‘selected’ word for PM Khan

ISLAMABAD – Deputy Speaker National Assembly (NA), Qasim Khan Suri, on Sunday slapped ban on using ‘selected’ word for Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan. During the NA session on Sunday, Qasim Khan Suri issued the ruling, declaring the use of the word for the Leader of the House in the NA an insult to the […]

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Prime Minister and Emir of Qatar hold talks covering the entire gamut of bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Qatar have agreed to take steps to significantly increase bilateral trade, expand collaboration in agriculture and food sectors. Prime Minister Imran Khan and HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani held one-on-one meeting, followed by delegation-level talks in Islamabad on Saturday. The two sides agreed to enhance cooperation in the energy […]