Archive for September 2018

Saudi delegation led by Finance Minister arrives to hold talks with Pak leadership

F.P. Report ISLAMABNAD: A high-level Saudi Arabian delegation on Sunday arrived in Pakistan to hold bilateral trade talks between the two countries. The delegation is being led by Saudi Arabian Finance Minister Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan. It will hold meetings with different high-level officials during its stay. It will also hold talks on promotion of…

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Men arrested for thrashing cop in Karachi

F.P. Report KARACHI: Four men were arrested on Sunday for allegedly beating a policeman at the Khayban-e-Shahbaz area of the metropolis. Police maintained that the cop deployed at the Sahil police station was on his way to the station when four men coming in a vehicle stopped him at a signal, and later assaulted him…

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Confused Indian military targets helicopter of AJK premier

F.P. Report MUZAFFARABAD: The helicopter of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider was reportedly fired upon when it was flying atop Pakistan’s airspace Sunday. According to details, the AJK prime minister had been travelling to offer condolences on the demise of an acquaintance when his white civil helicopter was shot at from…

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Model Town incident: SC summons report from ATC

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court summoned a report on the Model Town incident from an anti-terrorism court on Sunday. A two-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing a petition pertaining to the Model Town incident at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry. Pakistan Awami Tehreek…

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KP govt to take control of Ehtesab Commission

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has decided to take custody of the provincial assets of Ehtesab Commission. According to reports, the KP Establishment and Administration Department will take over the assets while cases pending in the commission will be shifted to Directorate of Anti-Corruption and National Accountability Bureau (NAB). There will be an…

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Raja Jalal Maqpoon sworn in as new GB governor

F.P. Report GILGIT: Newly appointed governor of Gilgit Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon took oath of his office in Gilgit on Sunday. Supreme Appellate Court Gilgit Baltistan Chief Judge Javed Iqbal administered the oath to the new governor. GB Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rahman, cabinet ministers, elites, and senior civil and military authorities attended the…

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Government should quit efforts to roll back CPEC: Rafique

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday stressed that the government should quit its attempts to roll back the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project. Speaking to party leaders in Lahore, Rafique said the government’s failure was evident from its foreign policy. “The government is trying to sabotage the CPEC project…

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