Abrar Saeed

  • TISLAMABAD  -   Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated his government’s commitment to fulfil all the promises made with Muttahida Qoumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) including opening up of their closed offices in urban centres of Sindh and swift implementation of development ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The opposition parties, including PML-N and PPP, on Tuesday decided to evolve a joint strategy on important national issues and give tough time to government both in and outside the Parliament. The meeting was held on the invitation of Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The upcoming Karachi visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry would be mainly aimed at appeasing the coalition partners and have no hostile motive against the PPP Sindh leadership facing massive corruption charges. Sources in the ruling Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and members of the Election Commission of Pakistan will be meeting tomorrow to initiate the process of electing two members of the commission retiring on January 26. Speaker National Assembly on Friday last ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Keeping in view the sensitivity of the issue, Prime Minister Imran Khan has tasked his trusted partymen and seasoned politicians - Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Pervaiz Khattak - to win the support of Opposition parties to get another extension to military courts. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The PTI-led coalition government would be in the catch-22 position on military courts extension for yet another term of two years as without the support of both PML-N and PPP it would be impossible for the government to get the constitutional amendment through from both the houses of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that opposition parties’ grand alliance is vital to steer the country out of political quagmire and once again called upon the major political parties — PML-N and PPP - to bury the hatchet and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Following the admonishing remarks of the Chief Justice of Pakistan on placing of Sindh Chief Minister’s name on the Exit Control List, federal government has decided not to go for any adventurism in Sindh and the decision to put off Federal Minister Ch. Fawad Hussain’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz hoped that Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser will issue production orders of Leader of Opposition Shehbaz Sharif today (Thursday) so that he could chair the Public Accounts Committee meeting scheduled to be held tomorrow ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - There is no surprise in the conviction of Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia reference, however, his acquittal in the Flagship Reference has come as a pleasant surprise to many in Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz). The PML-N leadership had already devised a strategy to handle the post-conviction ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   As the PML-N is expecting conviction of party Quaid Nawaz Sharif today in NAB cases, the former prime minister yesterday met with his younger brother to devise their future course of action. Tight security arrangements were being adopted at and around the NAB ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Expressing deep shock and grave concern on the recent escalation in the continuing violence in Indian Occupied Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday rang up United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and asked him to weigh in and help stop Indian brutalities in the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) has devised a strategy to deal with the party affairs through an advisory committee in case of Nawaz Sharif’s conviction in the NAB cases on December 24, and also finalised a plan to give tough time to the government both inside and outside the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in consultation with party leaders decided to break silence and gear up campaign against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf government which completely failed to deliver, especially on economic front and trying to cover up its failure by victimisation of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Taking serious notice of systemic failure of the two major natural gas suppliers of the country, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for an immediate inquiry against the top managers of SNGPL and SSGCL. Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited are ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday discussed overall political situation in the country with his younger brother and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif in the backdrop of what they termed the stepped up witch hunt of PML-N leaders by the National ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Government and opposition parties will sit together today (Wednesday) to break ice on the chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee due to which the formation of other standing committees of the National Assembly were also in limbo. Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition in National Assembly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – At a marathon session of nine hours, Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday reviewed the performance of key ministries and divisions and directed all the ministers to focus their energies on welfare of common man. In all the performance of 26 ministries was evaluated in what was ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan will be having one-on-one meetings with his cabinet colleagues on Monday (Dec 10) to have deliberations on the performance of their respective ministries and future plan in the light of the reports submitted by them. Sources in the government confirmed to The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - No reshuffle or shunting out of some federal ministers as a result of the ongoing scrutiny of their performance by Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected, and the maximum action against the underperformers will be a caution call to spruce up their output. Some government functionaries ...

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  • TIslamabad - Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his confidence in bringing an economic turnaround, the day country’s stock exchange witnessed a bloodbath that came only days after the historic currency depreciation. In a pre-recorded talk with a group of journalists aired on TVs Monday ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will arrive here today (Tuesday) in the follow up of the US President Donald Trump letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan seeking Pakistan’s ‘support and facilitation’ in resolving the Afghan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) Monday decided to conditionally offer the slot of Public Accounts Committee chairman to opposition but would not accept Shahbaz Sharif as a candidate for the post. The meeting held under the chair of Prime Minister Imran Khan reviewed the standoff between ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Contrary to the swift formation of Parliamentary Committee on Election Probe, its members so far have failed to devise terms of reference (ToRs) for the body and would be meeting again today to break the impasse on the issue. The Parliamentary Committee to probe the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   Unveiling the government performance over the past 100 days, Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his pledge to weed out corruption, improve taxation system, boost exports, introduce programmes for poverty alleviation and massive incentives to exploit ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The leaders in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz with hawkish tendency are not happy over the unusual silence of the party leadership entrapped in corruption cases. After background interviews with some senior party leaders and the input from the sources in the party and those close to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the government was committed to promote private sector, investment, ease of doing business and growth of manufacturing sector. He was talking to various delegations of investors at his house. Coca-Cola Regional Director Orthun Kostem informed Prime ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday approved two key frameworks, one dealing with the structural reforms in the national economy and the other on social protection. Chairing a meeting of Economic Advisory Council (EAC), the prime minister approved the two policy frameworks for the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first 100 days of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf government is drawing to close but the ambitious targets set for a small span of time hardly came on ground except a few concrete things that could be counted on fingers. PTI is preparing to launch a detailed progress report at an event ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf leadership has decided to tone down its tirade against what they alleged loot and plunder of national wealth by the PML-N and PPP leaders, at least in the Parliament, to ensure smooth sailing of the apex legislative body in the country. The ruling ...

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