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COAS visits Northern Light Infantry regimental centre in Bunji

F.P. Report BUNJI, ASTORE: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday visited Northern Light Infantry (NLI) regimental centre in Bunji town of Gilgit-Baltistan’s Astore district. During his visit, the army chief installed Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Hyder as Colonel Commandant of NLI Regiment. According to an ISPR press statement, the outgoing…

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PM again offers Energy Minister’s post to Asad Umar

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again offered Energy Minister’s portfolio to former finance minister Asad Umar today (Friday), sources told. Meanwhile, the senior PTI leader refused to take charge and left for Karachi from Islamabad. Sources told that Asad Umer will keep participating in parliament sessions and key meetings of the…

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Pakistan, Turkey agree to enhance defense cooperation

KARACHI (AA): A three-day meeting of Turkey and Pakistan agreed to boost the defense cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the region, an official statement said on Friday. The 14th round of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Military Dialogue Group meeting decided that Turkey and Pakistan will work together to enhance defense cooperation, focusing on security…

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India, Pakistan can’t stay aloof as neighbours: Qureshi

F.P. Report MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said here Friday that India and Pakistan could not stay aloof as neighbours and reiterated the need for mutual dialogue to resolve issues between the two countries. “India is geographically linked with Pakistan through common border, weather conditions, culture, language and rivers,” the FM said while addressing…

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PM Imran Khan mulling over to change CM Punjab: reports

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering to reshuffle the Provincial cabinet and to remove the Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar after a major reshuffling in the federal cabinet. According to local private news channel report, Premier Imran Khan has summoned the progress report of the Punjab ministers from CM Buzdar and also…

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PTI’s Ghulam Sarwar refuses to take charge as Aviation minister

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Ghulam Sarwar Khan has refused to take charge as Aviation minister after he was removed as Petroleum minister in the major reshuffling in the cabinet. According to local media reports, after reshuffling the federal cabinet Ghulam Sarwar Khan was given ministry of Aviation, but he denied assuming…

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FM Qureshi rejects any grouping in PTI

F.P. Report MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has rejected the rumors that there are many groups within the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). This he said while talking to media on Friday in Multan, he appreciated the performance and services of Asad Umar and declared him as front man of the PTI. Regarding the removal…

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Ijaz Shah takes charge as Minister of Interior

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker, Brigadier (retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah, took charge of the Interior Minister on Friday as he was appointed for the ministry a day earlier as part of the major cabinet reshuffle. According to details, MNA Ijaz Shah reached the Interior Ministry office in the R block of the PM…

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Eight killed, 44 injured in Badin road mishap

F.P. Report BADIN: At least eight passengers were killed and 44 others were injured after a speeding passenger coach turned turtle over in Badin on Friday morning. According to reports, the accident took place in Morjhar area of Badin in a result eight passengers were killed and 44 others were injured. The rescue teams reached…

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Hafeez Shaikh to be appointed as finance minister: sources

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Government has decided to appoint noted economist Hafeez Shaikh as Pakistan’s new finance minister after Asad Umar stepped down from his post earlier in the day. Well-placed sources within the Prime Minister House informed ARY News that after deliberations spanning over several hours, it was decided that Mr Shaikh would be appointed…

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