Archive for July 2017

Pakistan always support efforts for peace, development in Afghanistan: Nafees

ISLAMABAD (APP): Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakria on Monday said that Pakistan had always supported initiatives for peace and development in Afghanistan. Talking to a private news channel, he said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), projects are instrumental for progress in the region. Pakistan wants economic development in Afghanistan and for this, it will…

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NAB to file four references against Sharif family, Dar

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday decided to file four references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his three children, son-in-law and former finance minister Ishaq Dar. The references would be filed under orders from the Supreme Court as part of the verdict which disqualified Nawaz from the office of prime…

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Imran told me SC would dissolve parliament: Hashmi

F.P. Report MULTAN: Javed Hashmi said on Monday that PTI chief Imran Khan had told him a couple of years ago that the apex court would dissolve the parliament and Nawaz would be forced to resign. Addressing a press conference in Multan, Hashmi said that Imran Khan had told him in 2014 that a technocrat…

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Sherry Rehman asks for resignation of Farooq Haider

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Vice-President Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Sherry Rehman on Monday called for the resignation of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister, Raja Farooq Haider, following his statement pertaining to the annexation of AJK in the aftermath of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s ouster. In a statement, Rehman said, “It was shocking to…

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MQM-P will vote for Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

F.P. Report KARACHI: The MQM-Pakistan stated on Monday that its parliamentarians would vote for PML-N’s candidate for interim prime minister. According to details, MQM-Pakistan would decided to throw their support behind PML-N’s Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and vote for him for the post of interim prime minister. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was declared as PML-N’s choice for…

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Pakistan to host two int’l tennis events before year end

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will host two back-to-back International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures (Men’s Professional Circuit events) before the end of ongoing year. “We will host these events in November-December, this year,” President Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Salim Saifullah told the media. He said each event would carry a prize purse of…

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Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif likely to be banned: PCB sources

F.P. Report LAHORE: Spot fixer cricketers, Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif are likely to be banned for life for their alleged involvement in the spot fixing scandal which rocked the Pakistan Super League earlier this year in Dubai. “We have requested the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Tribunal probing into the spot fixing scandal to impose…

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