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January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Military courts’ extension: PM forms body for talks with opposition

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday formed a committee to hold negotiations with the opposition members pertaining to extension of military courts’ jurisdiction. The task has been handed over to Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The committee will present report to the premier after consultation 4

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Ijaz Wasti appointed Chief Economist

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a summary for appointment of Ijaz Wasti as Chief Economist, government of Pakistan. He has already assumed his charge in the Planning Commission. It is first time in last 12 years since 2006 that any professional belonging to Economist Group (EG) has been appointed as Chief Economist, Government of Pakistan 3

January 8, 2019 1:23 AM Imran-Trump meeting top priority for new envoy

WASHINGTON: Exploring the possibility of an Imran-Trump meeting will be one of the priorities of Pakistan’s new envoy who arrives in Washington on Monday to take charge of the effort to renew once close relationship between the United States and Pakistan. Dr Asad Majeed, until recently Pakistan’s ambassador in Tokyo, replaces Ali Jehangir Siddiqui who was sent by the PML-N 4

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM FDE to set up new model colleges, schools in federal capital

Islamabad: Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has principally decided to expand the project of establishing new educational institutions including three model colleges and six schools in the federal capital. Talking to APP, an official of the FDE said that the overhauling work in the already established educational institutions would also be initiated

January 5, 2019 9:05 AM Accountability court extends remand of Khwaja brothers till Jan 19

An accountability court in Lahore on Saturday extended the physical remand of PML-N leader Khwaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khwaja Salman Rafique till January 19 in connection with the Paragon Housing Scheme ‘corruption’ probe. Accountability court judge Syed Najamul Hassan extended the remand after NAB representative Waris Ali Janjua claimed that billions 1

January 3, 2019 12:00 AM KP approved Rs204.95m for cops’ welfare last year: officials

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Executive Welfare Committee approved an amount of Rs204.95 million for the welfare of the policemen during 2018. Four meetings of the executive committee were held during the last year. A total of 4,488 applications submitted by the cops for approval of welfare fund in different categories were reviewed. An amount 1

December 31, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia to make biggest investment in Pak history: Asad

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said that an incoming investment package from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), which promises to be "the biggest foreign investment in Pakistan history", will be announced soon. "The ball is in our court. We have to get cabinet approval next week, after which an announcement will be made," he said, addressing 1

December 29, 2018 12:00 AM PFA to launch FM radio for public awareness

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) is ready to spread its awareness wings for the counselling of public. In this connection, the PFA will establish its first-ever non-commercial FM Radio, approval has recently been granted by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). The approval of the licence was given in the 146th meeting of PEMRA 3

December 28, 2018 6:38 AM PM approves launch of new private airline from Sialkot

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday granted approval for the launch of a new private airline from Sialkot International Airport. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar, AirSial Chairman Fazal Jillani and other members of the local business community met with the prime minister and Minister for Privatisation and Aviation Muhammad 9

December 21, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Private SEZs to be treated like state-owned’

“We have so far received nine applications from private sector to set up private SEZs in different cities of Punjab, which are being considered for further approval,” a senior Board of Investment (BoI) official said while talking to Associated Press of Pakistan (APP). The official said the BoI was working on 100 days’ reforms agenda with a deadline of January 7