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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Civil-military leadership on same page, says minister

KOHAT: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Sunday said the civil and military leadership of the country were on the same page. Talking to reporters during his visit to native Kohat, he said that Pakistan wanted to have cordial relations with its neighbours and its desire for peace in the region should not be construed as its weakness 1

September 19, 2018 5:45 PM British Pakistani parliamentarians delighted at Zulfi’s appointment

LONDON: Several British Parliamentarians of Pakistani origin both from the ruling Conservative and opposition Labour party have welcomed Zulfi Bukhari’s appointment as special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development. As the special assistant to the prime minister, Zulfi Bukhari will have the status 9

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Nasa blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

LOS ANGELES: Nasa’s most advanced space laser satellite blasted off on Saturday on a mission to track ice loss around the world and improve forecasts of sea level rise as the climate warms. Cloaked in pre-dawn darkness, the $1 billion, half-ton ICESat-2 launched aboard a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force base in California at 6:02 am (1302 GMT). "Three 2

September 8, 2018 3:10 PM Prime Minister decides to include four more ministers in federal cabinet

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday gave the go-ahead to include four more ministers in the federal cabinet, said his spokesperson. The new ministers will be Umar Ayub Khan, Ali Zaidi, Muhammad Mian Soomro and Murad Saeed. The spokesperson said that Umar Ayub Khan will be given the portfolio of Energy, Ali Zaidi will take the charge of Maritime 4

September 4, 2018 6:45 PM Pakistan, China agree to further strengthen security ties

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi and Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Tuesday agreed to further strengthen bilateral ties in the field of security. The agreement came during a meeting between the minister with the envoy who called on him here. The minister said the government was providing foolproof security to the Chinese 3

September 2, 2018 1:55 AM PM-led economic council formed to advise govt

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted an 18-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) with the induction of a few world-renowned economists to ensure the availability of best possible professional advice to the government on economic policies. Unlike past practices, the new EAC will be headed by the prime minister himself to ensure that the best possible 1

August 31, 2018 11:30 AM Shehryar Afridi takes oath as State Minister for Interior

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday administered oath of office to Shehryar Afridi as State Minister for Interior. The oath-taking ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr was attended by politicians and senior officials, a President House press release said issued here. Afridi has been attending security meetings for the past few days after

August 30, 2018 5:27 AM Imran Khan gets briefing on defence, internal security at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Imran Khan is being briefed on defence, internal security and other professional matters at army headquarters, military spokesperson said in a statement Thursday. Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Information Minister Fawad Chauhdry and Minister of State for Interior

August 27, 2018 2:08 AM 35 lost race for NA despite getting over 100,000 votes

ISLAMABAD: Even after securing more than 100,000 votes, at least 35 candidates for various National Assembly constituencies across the country lost the last month’s electoral battle including some with a thin margin that remained below the number of rejected votes in their respective constituencies. A detailed analysis of the official results shows that 126 candidates 6

August 20, 2018 5:03 AM 16 ministers from PM Khan's cabinet sworn in

Sixteen members of Prime Minister Imran Khan's 21-strong cabinet took oath at a ceremony held at the President House in Islamabad on Monday morning. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the nominated federal ministers. Newly sworn-in Prime Minister Khan was by his side. The ceremony commenced with the national anthem. This was followed 12