Defense Minister advises opposition to stop politicking for personal interests

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PESHAWAR, Oct 03 (APP): Defense Minister, Pervaiz Khattak Saturday advised opposition to stop politicking for personal interests and said that government would consider their positive suggestions and proposals except issues relating to corruption. He was addressing ceremonies held in Nowshera Kalan and Aman Gardh to welcome new entrants in the party. He said government is… Continue reading Defense Minister advises opposition to stop politicking for personal interests

Governor greets Iftikhar Malik for landslide victory in LCCI election

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LAHORE, Oct 03 (APP): Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar Saturday greeted veteran trade leader and chairman Founder Group Iftikhar Ali Malik for landslide victory in annual election of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Talking to Iftikhar Malik by telephone, the Governor said that PIAF Founder alliance candidates had a clean sweep on… Continue reading Governor greets Iftikhar Malik for landslide victory in LCCI election

No political threat from Nawaz Sharif: Shahbaz Gill

LAHORE, Oct 03 (APP): Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill said on Saturday that convicted Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif did not pose any threat to the government through his virtual speeches to the party leadership from London. “However, Nawaz Sharif has become more of a security threat… Continue reading No political threat from Nawaz Sharif: Shahbaz Gill

PDM leadership afraid of senate elections :Sh Rashid

LAHORE, Oct 03 (APP): Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said on Saturday that PML-N leadership was afraid of expected Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI’s) majority in the coming senate elections. Addressing a press conference here at PR headquarters, he asked 30 questions from the PML-N and Pakistan Democratic Movement. He said that Nawaz Sharif did not have… Continue reading PDM leadership afraid of senate elections :Sh Rashid

All villages across Punjab to get potable water: Governor

FAISALABAD, Oct 03 (APP): Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has said that Pakistan is at the take-off position as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has overcome the basic economic challenges in its first two years and now a gigantic development programme has been launched. During the first phase of the development programme, all villages across… Continue reading All villages across Punjab to get potable water: Governor

No increase in gas tariff for domestic consumers, Tandoors: Petroleum Division

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 03 (APP): The Petroleum Division Saturday clarified that there would be no increase in gas price for domestic consumers and ‘Roti Tandoors,’ rejecting some media reports about the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC)’s decision on revised- tariff summary of the commodity. “In the first summary by the Petroleum Division for annual gas price revision,… Continue reading No increase in gas tariff for domestic consumers, Tandoors: Petroleum Division

PM’s Economic Outreach Initiative kicks off

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 03 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning Dr Moeed Yusuf Saturday chaired the Economic Outreach Coordination Group (EOCG)’s first meeting. The National Security Division has created an economic outreach roadmap for economic diplomacy, which would now be processed through the ministries and the… Continue reading PM’s Economic Outreach Initiative kicks off

Minister lauds role of educational institutions during COVID-19 lockdown

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LAHORE, Oct 03 (APP): Federal Minister for Education Shahfqat Mehmood Saturday lauded the role of educational institutions during COVID-19 lockdown, saying that the institutions brought new ways to impart education during the crisis times. Speaking as the chief guest at an event here, he said that during the lockdown, the education sector had to suffer… Continue reading Minister lauds role of educational institutions during COVID-19 lockdown

Kashmiris to continue struggle despite Indian atrocities: Khan Sopori

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 3 (APP): Senior Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori has said the Kashmiri people will continue their ongoing freedom struggle despite Indian state terrorism. He said the sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiri people for the liberation of their homeland from Indian subjugation had been a glorious chapter in history, Kashmir Media Service reported.… Continue reading Kashmiris to continue struggle despite Indian atrocities: Khan Sopori

Aqeel, Muzammil advance to semifinals of Islamabad Cup

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 3 (APP): Top seed Aqeel Khan maintained his dominance at the national level as he moved to the final of Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) – Islamabad Tennis Association (ITA) Islamabad Super Cup-2020 at the PTF Tennis Complex here on Saturday. Playing his first event after a long Covid-19 break, the 40-year-old defied his… Continue reading Aqeel, Muzammil advance to semifinals of Islamabad Cup

Pakistan’s active participation in UNGA session shows commitment to UN purposes, principles: FO

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 3 (APP): The Foreign Office on Saturday said that Pakistan’s active and prominent participation in the United Nations General Assembly’s opening session and allied meetings manifested its support and commitment to the UN’s purposes and principles. In a statement, the Foreign Office spokesperson said that Pakistan would continue to participate actively in that… Continue reading Pakistan’s active participation in UNGA session shows commitment to UN purposes, principles: FO

Noor, Saima record upsetting defeat in All Pakistan Women Squash q-finals

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ABBOTTABAD, Oct 03 (APP): Noor Ul Huda of Sui Northern Gas Pipeline and third seeded handed over upsetting defeat in the quarter-finals of the ongoing All Pakistan Women Squash Championship being played here at Jansher Khan Squash Complex on Saturday. Noor Ul Huda upset second seeded Komal Khan of Pakistan Wapda in a marathon five… Continue reading Noor, Saima record upsetting defeat in All Pakistan Women Squash q-finals

AJK PM, JI Chief condemn Indian aggression in IIOJK

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MIRPUR (AJK):  Oct 03 (APP): Azad Jammu & Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan Saturday held a meeting with Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Siraj-ul-Haq and discussed in detail the human rights violations and rapid demographic changes taking place in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The President said that despite the condemnation of India’s moves on… Continue reading AJK PM, JI Chief condemn Indian aggression in IIOJK

World Space Week celebrations to start from Sunday

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 3 (APP): World Space Week (WSW) celebrations will start from October 4 (Sunday) featuring mostly virtual events across the world under the theme “Satellites Improve Life” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pakistan, like other countries, will also observe the day through arranging virtual activities like webinars, discussion programs and competitions to educate the… Continue reading World Space Week celebrations to start from Sunday

Masha United leaves for PFF Football League final round on Sunday

ISLAMABAD, Oct 3 (APP): A 22-member Masha United team from Faisalabad will head to for Karachi on Sunday to feature in the final round of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) B Division Football League. The final round of the league will take place from October 7 to 24, Chief Executive, Masha United, Rai Intikhab Ali said… Continue reading Masha United leaves for PFF Football League final round on Sunday

Nawaz Sharif absconder showing himself as revolutionary leader from abroad: Vawda

Nawaz Sharif absconder showing himself as revolutionary leader from abroad: Vawda

ISLAMABAD, Oct 2 (APP): Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda on Friday said Nawaz Sharif was a absconder but he was trying to make himself as a revolutionary leader while siting abroad. Talking to a private TV channel, he said the PML–N leader Nawaz Sharif should come back to country and face all registered… Continue reading Nawaz Sharif absconder showing himself as revolutionary leader from abroad: Vawda

Efforts afoot for ensuring job quota for Islamabad domicile holder: Ali Nawaz

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 2 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Capital Development Authority (CDA) Affairs, Ali Nawaz Awan Friday said federal government has expedited efforts for the allocation of a separate quota in jobs in the federal government service for those holding a domicile from Islamabad. The issues being faced by the residents of… Continue reading Efforts afoot for ensuring job quota for Islamabad domicile holder: Ali Nawaz

Govt to avail all legal options to bring back Nawaz: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Oct 2 (APP): Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday said that the government would avail all legal options to bring back Nawaz Sharif as he was proclaimed offender. Talking to a private news channel, he said opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif had submitted guarantee before the court regarding returning of Nawaz… Continue reading Govt to avail all legal options to bring back Nawaz: Fawad

India acquiring more lethal arms to kill Kashmiris: AJK President

MIRPUR (AJK): Oct 02 (APP): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Friday expressed his deep concern over reports of procurement of one million multi-mode hand grenades by India’s Defense Ministry, saying, the war-monger Modi-RSS regime piling up arms and ammunition to use them against defenceless people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir… Continue reading India acquiring more lethal arms to kill Kashmiris: AJK President

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