APP/Monitoring Desk

  • The National Assembly has passed the Finance Bill 2018-19 giving legal cover to the budgetary proposals for the next financial year. According to Radio Pakistan, a number of proposals given by members during debate on the budget and recommendations of the Senate have been incorporated either fully ...

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  • Pakistan refuses to take the blame for the Haqqani Network and other alleged militant outfits, reminding the United States that these terrorists were considered as "darlings" by the White House a few years ago. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said, who is attending the 72nd session of UN General ...

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  • WASHINGTON: Chicago, one of America’s largest cities, has filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department over its plan to stop funding to cities which are refusing to cooperate on measures being enforced by President Trump’s administration against undocumented immigrants. The Justice ...

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  • The UN envoy on Middle East peace has warned that developments over the past 11 days in and around the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem have demonstrated the grave risk that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could become a religious one that could ultimately engulf the rest of the ...

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  • Pakistan has told the UN Security that the Afghan Taliban’s “safe havens” are inside, not outside, Afghanistan, given the large areas they control in that war-torn country. "The resilience of the insurgency led by the Taliban cannot be explained away by convenient references to ...

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  • The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) presented on Thursday its budget for fiscal year 2017-18 with a development outlay of more than Rs22 billion, almost double compared to the current fiscal year's. The budget was presented by AJK Minister for Finance ...

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  • Tehran/Islamabad -  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq underlined that Iran attaches importance to security in the neighbouring country. “Pakistan’s security is of great significance for the ...

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