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PM’s controversial statement

Prime Minister’s Office spokesperson has clarified that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks about terrorism during his Iran visit were taken out of context. In his statement, the PM office spokesperson stated that making Imran Khan’s statement controversial cannot be taken as serving Pakistan in any case. The spokesperson of Prime …

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PM’s maiden visit to Iran

PM Imran Khan has concluded his maiden two-day official visit to Iran. As for as outcomes of the visit is concerned both countries have agreed to boost security cooperation and set up a Joint Rapid Reaction Force to fight terrorism and guard the common border between the two countries. Leadership …

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Reshuffle in federal cabinet

Finally much anticipated reshuffle in the federal cabinet has been made as Prime Minister Imran Khan changed several portfolios of members with Finance Minister Asad Umar resigning from his post. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has been appointed as special assistant to PM on finance, Fawad Chaudhry has been handed the Science …

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India’s baseless objections to CPEC

China has rejected India’s objections about China Pakistan Economic Corridor for staying absent from the upcoming second Belt and Road Forum, schedule for which was finalised in the last week of the month in Beijing. According to media reports, China has played down India’s reported plans to boycott the upcoming …

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Talks with IMF

The International Monetary Fund has said that it held constructive discussions with Pakistani authorities during last week’s spring meetings in Washington and its mission will visit Pakistan soon to continue talks on proposed bailout package. Finance Minister Asad Umar, who led the Pakistani delegation at the spring meetings, had said …

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Attack on Hazara community

It is very unfortunate that once again terrorists targeted Hazara community in Quetta and at least 20 people martyred in a vegetable market. According to media reports, the Islamic State, claimed responsibility for the suicide attack, as the provincial capital mourned the irreparable loss of the precious lives. The attack …

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India’s aggressive attitude

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has warned that India is planning to launch a fresh military aggression against the country, calling for the world community’s intervention to dissuade New Delhi from endangering regional peace and stability. Qureshi said Pakistan has formally shared the authentic information and conveyed its apprehensions to …

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Another Tax amnesty scheme

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government has prepared its first tax amnesty scheme to legitimise all kinds of offshore and onshore undeclared assets of people at the rates of five to 10 per cent. According to media reports, Prime Minister Imran Khan would soon approve the new tax amnesty scheme and then …

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Hike in petroleum prices

The government has increased prices of all petroleum products by up to 6.45 per cent for the month of April as the international crude price inched up by less than 2pc over the last month. Petrol and diesel prices were increased by Rs6 per litre while kerosene and light diesel …

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Kartarpur negotiations

Pakistan has expressed regret on India’s decision to postpone the upcoming Kartarpur meeting which was scheduled on April 2. The meeting was to discuss and find consensus on outstanding issues. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Faisal said that Last minute postponement without seeking views from Pakistan and especially after the productive …

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