PTI seeks NoC for Nov 30 rally

ISLAMABAD - Unlike the claims of Chairman Imran Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has given a formal application to the local administration of Islamabad seeking permission to hold its rally on November 30.Imran, the other day, while addressing the participants of the sit-in had said that they ...

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