Maqbool Malik

  • ISLAMABAD - The Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) on Sunday clarified its position about its report on global corruption perceptions including Pakistan saying that lowering of Pakistan’s rating did not reflect an increase or decrease in corruption because of the standard margin of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government has rejected the findings of Transparency International (TI)’s report regarding corruption in Pakistan as managed and biased. Talking to the media persons here on Friday, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan warned on Sunday that it will be difficult for Pakistan to remain an inactive observer to Indian forces’ continued ceasefire violations to target and kill civilians across the Line of Control (LoC). “I want to make clear to India and the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As the wheat and wheat flour crisis deepens across the country, Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research Khusro Bakhtiar on Sunday sounded optimistic about easing of the situation soon. “Consumers would witness a decline in wheat and flour prices beginning tomorrow ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As the skyrocketing prices of wheat flour have started biting consumers across the country, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday ordered a toughest crackdown against the hoarders and profiteers to stabilize the commodity prices. Taking notice of the reports of sudden hike in the price ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Saturday dismissed Indian mischievous propaganda about the plight of religious minorities in Pakistan. Foreign Office summoned a senior Indian diplomat yesterday for a second time in a month to dismiss New Delhi’s mischievous propaganda on religious minorities. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -           Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed his key political aides to engage the main opposition parties in the parliament for legislation on issues of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s civil and military leaderships yesterday reaffirmed the country’s unshakable political, diplomatic and moral support and solidarity with Kashmiri people until realization of their inalienable right to self-determination. They reiterated this commitment at a ...

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  • Islamabad - Although Prime Minister Imran Khan and leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) are confident of keeping the ruling coalition intact and going, the resignation of MQM-P convenor Maqbool Siddiqui has made the challenge quite a difficult one. Maqbool Siddiqui’s resignation from the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In line with government policy of making 2020 a year of employment, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed all the ministries and divisions to complete the process of recruitment on 129,301 vacant posts within four months. The prime minister issued these directives during a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Expressing his resolve to take along all the coalition partners, Prime Minister on Tuesday said that the government will address concerns of all its political allies including MQM-P. Informed sources said the Prime Minister made these remarks while chairing the Federal Cabinet meeting ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/karachi               -             Taking notice of the resignation by MQM-P convenor Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi from the federal cabinet, Prime Minister ...

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  • Is Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui’s resignation from the federal cabinet is a below the belt hit to the fragile PTI-led ruling alliance, or is it a mere pressure tactic of the MQM-P convenor to press Prime Minister Imran Khan to accept demands promised to his party? On the other hand, a key ...

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  • ISLAMABAD         -          With a complaint resolution rate of 91.32 per cent, Pakistan Citizen Portal (PCP) has become the most effective tool in redressing people’s complaints. A statement issued by the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Highlighting Pakistan’s policy position over the US-Iran dispute over the assassination of Iran’s key commander Maj. Gen Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday made it abundantly clear that Pakistan “will never get involved” in other ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday kicked off Pakistan’s peace initiative seeking de-escalation in tension in the Middle East and Gulf region. The Prime Minister has directed Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to visit Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United States to meet with ...

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  • Islamabad - Following heightening tension between Iran and United States over assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday said Pakistan will not take sides in the ongoing US-Iran ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday expressed regret over a new low of Indian police for placing a dead man in wanted list of people protesting against discriminatory the citizenship law. In his tweet here, the prime minister mentioned a new report of News 18 of India in which Uttar ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The outgoing year was the year of accountability – mostly of corrupt politicians and senior civil servants. Yet, the anti-graft body National Accountability Bureau (NAB) dismally failed to make any significant recovery of the allegedly looted money. The entire effort was based on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The aspiration of prime minister and his PTI-led ruling alliance to seek early local government elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces would remain immaterial until a permanent Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is reconstituted. Sources in the ECP told The Nation on ...

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  • Islamabad - The Federal Cabinet which met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the chair on Tuesday unanimously rejected the plea of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz seeking removal of her name from the Exit Control List (ECL). Briefing media persons about cabinet meeting decisions, Prime ...

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  • Islamabad          -          Pakistan Citizens Portal is failing largely because of indifferent approach of civil servants to ensure strict monitoring and evaluation for a meaningful service delivery. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD       -          Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa Saturday exchanged views on security situation particularly Indian efforts to stage a false flag operation against ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -          Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday completed his homework to chair the crucial 41st meeting of Council of Common Interests (CCI) he had convened for ...

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  • Islamabad - The federal government on Thursday announced filing a reference in Supreme Judicial Council against special court judge Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth for writing Para 66 in the detailed judgment of the high treason case against former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. This was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Cabinet will decide on Tuesday about the government response to Maryam Nawaz’s plea for removal of her name from the Exit Control List (ECL) so that she could go to London to visit her ailing father. This has transpired from a meeting of a subcommittee of the cabinet which ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Appreciating the ongoing support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the social protection, agriculture sector, infrastructure development and financial efficiency in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that uplift of agriculture is the foremost priority of the ...

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  • Islamabad - The federal cabinet which with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair on Tuesday discussed removal of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and referred the issue to its sub-committee for consideration. “The federal government cannot allow ...

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  • Islamabad - Prime Minister Imran Khan is reaching out to consolidate the Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI-led) ruling coalition to ensure seamless functioning of his government, sources said on Saturday. Imran Khan has already held preliminary meeting with the leaders of PTI’s coalition partners ...

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  • ISLAMABAD       -         Pledging transparency and merit as the cornerstones of the Kamyab Jawan loan programme, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that the government will facilitate small and medium businesses for job ...

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