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After NA ruckus, Imran offers Shehbaz, Fazl ‘all facilities’ for D-Chowk protest After NA ruckus, Imran offers Shehbaz, Fazl ‘all facilities’ for D-Chowk protest
Refusing to be ‘blackmailed’ by the protest staged by PML-N and its allies after the election of prime minister in the National Assembly on Friday, prime minister-elect Imran Khan offered Shehbaz Sharif and Maulana Fazlur Rehman a ‘container’ so that they can ‘protest as much as they desired’. “No one has ever been able to blackmail me. Yell as loud as you want. If you want to stage a sit-in, I...
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Pervaiz Elahi elected Punjab Assembly speaker Pervaiz Elahi elected Punjab Assembly speaker
Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) was elected speaker of the Punjab Assembly on Thursday. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominee secured 201 votes against PML-N candidate Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar’s 147. Elahi has been sworn in as speaker of the provincial assembly and was being felicitated by lawmakers on his victory when this report was filed. Earl...
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Newly elected MNAs take oath in inaugural session of 15th National Assembly Newly elected MNAs take oath in inaugural session of 15th National Assembly
In the maiden session of the 15th National Assembly, members of the lower house of the Parliament were administered the oath by outgoing Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on Monday, setting the stage for the country’s second democratic transition of power. The assembly session began with the MNAs-elect standing up for the national anthem and a recitation of the Holy Quran. Sadiq then read ou...
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Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM on August 18 Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM on August 18
Putting to rest all uncertainties surrounding the exact date when the election for the new prime minister and the oath taking will be held, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday announced that Imran Khan will take the oath as prime minister on August 18. “The PTI wanted to invite to the oath-taking ceremony thousands of Pakistanis who supported and voted the party in the general election...
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Imran Khan pushes for revival of talks with India Imran Khan pushes for revival of talks with India
PM-in-waiting Imran Khan on Friday called for the resumption of stalled dialogue process between Pakistan and India to discuss all outstanding issues, including the Kashmir dispute. His made the pitch for peace during a meeting with India’s High Commission to Islamabad Ajay Basaria, who called on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman to congratulate him over his election victory at latter’s res...
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Russian envoy meets Imran Khan at Bani Gala Russian envoy meets Imran Khan at Bani Gala
Russian ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov on Thursday called on prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence where he stressed the need for improved ties between the two countries. Dedov said that the military exercises between the two countries had been successfully conducted in 2017 and 2016. The envoy was also grateful to the Pakistani pilots who saved a Russian climb...
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Imran accepts Iran visit in telephonic conversation with President Rouhani Imran accepts Iran visit in telephonic conversation with President Rouhani
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has accepted an invitation to visit Iran extended by President Hassan Rouahni during a telephonic conversation on Wednesday. The Iranian president congratulated the prime minister-in-waiting on winning the general elections and invited him to visit Iran which he accepted, said a statement issued by the PTI. Both leaders exchanged best wishes...
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OGDCL announces oil and gas discovery in Kohat OGDCL announces oil and gas discovery in Kohat
The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has made a small discovery of oil and gas deposits in the Kohat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, stated the company in a notification sent on Tuesday to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). The deposits were found from the development well at the ‘Samanasuk Formation’ in Mela oil field, number five, D&PL block. “The well has tested 95 barrels ...
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PTI nominates Imran Khan as its prime minister candidate PTI nominates Imran Khan as its prime minister candidate
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) parliamentary committee officially nominated party chairman Imran Khan for the office of prime minister on Monday. The confirmation came in a meeting of the party’s parliamentary board in Islamabad where PTI vice-president Shah Mehmood Qureshi tabled the resolution to nominate Imran for Pakistan’s next prime minister. The motion was unanimously approved in t...
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CJP smells conspiracy in G-B schools attack CJP smells conspiracy in G-B schools attack
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday linked the torching of schools in Gilgit-Baltistan to his call for building more dams and said it (the initiative) had fallen victim to ‘opposition’. “The schools are burnt in Gilgit-Baltistan in response to raising our voice for the construction of dams,” the chief justice said while addressing the Multan Bar Council. Unidentified attac...
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