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Pakistan’s concerns to center during Pompeo’s visit: Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi Sunday said they would raise their concerns and issues before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is scheduled to land in Islamabad on September 5. Replying to a query by a number of media persons here regarding cancellation of $300 million in Coalition Support Funds, […]

US stopped Coalition Support Funds not aid, says FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that the US administration did not cut off aid to Pakistan, instead it announced to end the Coalition Support Funds that the country has already spent against terrorism. The foreign minister’s media talk came after the US announced its decision to cancel $300 million […]

PML-N, JUI-F agree to not withdraw Fazl’s nomination for presidency

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The senior leadership of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) agreed to not withdraw Maulana Fazlur Rehman from the presidential election. The decision was made in a meeting held at the PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif’s Model Town residence. In a press conference held after the meeting, Fazl urged the […]

Pentagon cancels $300 million aid to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The U.S. military said it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over alleged failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. The so-called Coalition Support Funds were part of a broader suspension in aid to Pakistan […]

PPP was ready to meet Nawaz in jail to seek his vote: Kaira

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Qamar Zaman Kaira said his party was ready to meet Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif to seek his vote for its presidential candidate Aitzaz Ahsan. While addressing a news conference in Lahore on Sunday, Kaira said they wanted to meet Nawaz and were also ready […]

Ali Raza Abidi resigns from basic membership of MQM-P

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Disgruntled Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Ali Raza Abidi has resigned from basic membership of the party and forwarded his resignation to Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, sources said. The former member National Assembly resigned over distribution of party ticket for NA-243 seat, sources said. MQM-P had filed nomination papers of Faisal Sabzwari […]

Global

Israel arrests 16 Palestinians

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: The Israeli army rounded up 16 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, according to an Israeli army statement released Thursday. The individuals were detained for what the army described as “suspected involvement in popular terrorist activities”. It did not elaborate on the nature of these activities. The […]

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Amnesty slams powerful govts’ silence on Rohingya

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Amnesty International’s newly-appointed Secretary General Kumi Naidoo has said the UN’s last report adds to the mountain of evidence of Myanmar’s genocide against Rohingya Muslims. Kumi Naidoo is a veteran South African activist; he was expelled from school at the age of 15 when he protested against the then apartheid regime in […]

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UN demands action in Nicaragua over HR abuses

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: The United Nations on Wednesday called for urgent action and accountability to address the human rights crisis in Nicaragua. “Urgent action is needed to address the human rights crisis in Nicaragua, where the level of persecution is such that many of those who participated in the protests […], defended protesters’ rights or […]

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Germany returns remains of genocide victims

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Germany on Wednesday handed over the remains of some 20 Herero and Nama people murdered in the early 20th century by German colonial troops in Namibia. Speaking at a vigil in Berlin for the victims of Namibian genocide, Evangelical Church Bishop Petra Bosse-Huber asked for forgiveness from the descendants of the victims […]

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Erdogan: Turkey on verge of new victories, achievements

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan released a message on Wednesday to mark Turkey’s Victory Day, the 96th anniversary of a key Turkish victory over Greek forces during the country’s War of Independence. “I believe that today also we are on the verge of new victories and new achievements,” Erdogan said. The president said […]

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Police under fire after far-right mob violence

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

BERLIN (AFP): Police in eastern Germany were accused Wednesday of stoking tensions by leaking to far-right groups the arrest warrant over a fatal stabbing that sparked racist mob violence. “It’s unacceptable that some police officers think they can leak things like this even though they know they’re committing an offence,” said Saxony state’s deputy premier […]

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CM regrets granting KP smaller share in CPEC by previous Govt

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan has regretted the lesser share  to the province  by the previous government in the CPEC related projects. This time he will plead the inclusion of maximum projects in the CPEC. He would talk to the CPEC committee and the provincial government relevant department should write a […]

Tarakai stresses for adopting innovative ideas

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Shahram Khan Tarakai has stressed need for adopting new innovative ideas to bring positive changes in the city and provide better municipal services to the residents. A detailed presentation by the Water and Sanitation Company Peshawar Chief Executive Officer Khanzeb Khan was given to the […]

1 million children out of school in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: In order to achieve the objectives of International Literacy Day, Social Welfare Literacy and Non-formal Education department organized a seminar at Model high school to mark the day in a befitting and graceful manner here. A large number of people from different walks of life including educationists, teachers, civil society members, journalists […]

Rich tributes paid to late Nisar Khan

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Speakers in a programme said that despite the passing away of Nisar Mohammad Khan would remain the ‘shining star’ of the Pashto language due to his immense and valuable contribution at different distinguished positions because he was having a mind of great capacity. They were speaking on Monday in a Rabita programme […]

PM pushes housing ministry for early roll-out of housing plan

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday gave a two-week deadline to the Ministry of Housing to finalise a comprehensive plan for early roll out of the ambitious plan for the construction of five million low-cost houses. Chairing a meeting at the PM Office to review progress on the project, Imran Khan said he […]

Dams cannot be built throught talks, donations: Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said there is a need to improve administration as donations are not an issue for the construction of Bhasha dam. The PML-N leader who kicked off his NA-124 by-election campaign after paying respects at Data darbar said governments talk on realities and not on mere […]

Afghanistan

Nangarhar Governor Lays Wreath On King’s Tomb

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

JALALABAD (TOLONews): Nangarhar government Hayatullah Hayat placed a wreath on the tomb of King Amanullah Khan on Sunday at a ceremony to commemorate the 99th anniversary of Afghanistan’s independence. The late king has always been credited with the signing of a treaty with the British Empire in 1919, proclaiming full independence and the creation of […]

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Afghanistan Celebrates Independence Day

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Today, Sunday, August 19, thousands of Afghans around the country will celebrate the 99th anniversary of Independence Day. Official ceremonies will take place in various parts of the country and thousands of families and friends will spend the day together to mark the event. In addition, a new flag, the biggest in the […]

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New ceasefire strategy ready, says president

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that consultations with different social groups has been concluded and action plan for upcoming ceasefire being prepared, according to a statement from Presidential Palace on Sunday. The president expressed the view during a meeting with representatives of political parties, civil society organisations groups, youth and women activists here. Ahmad Shah Zadran, on […]

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Faryab’s Bulcheragh district falls to Taliban

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Faryab’s Bulcheragh district fell to the Taliban on Saturday night and the whereabout of 100 Afghan security forces is still not clear, a source confirmed on Sunday. According to the source the security force members might have surrendered to the Taliban. Sources also said that Gerziwan district of Faryab is also on the […]

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Afghan president: Taliban trying to show strength

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said on Friday the Taliban staged the deadly assault on Ghazni city last week in a bid to enter peace talks with a position of strength. “What was this bloodshed for, this was to enter negotiation with a position of strength,” he said, during a rare visit to […]

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Rula: Despite uncertainty, Afghans have regained hope

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The first lady says Afghanistan has come a long way since 2001, when the US invaded it to dislodge the Taliban regime after the 9/11 attacks. In a wide-ranging interview published in a Colorado-based magazine on Thursday, Rula Ghani said despite lingering uncertainty in the country, people had regained hope. “Young people […]

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Business

Sri Lankan rupee dips record low

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters) – The Sri Lankan rupee hit an all-time low of 161.30 per dollar on Tuesday, dragged down by importer dollar demand amid less inflows of the greenback, dealers said. The rupee, which hit a fresh record low of 161.30 early in the trade, closed at 161.20/30 per dollar, compared with Monday’s close of […]

Italian pilot union approves historic agreement with Ryanair

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

ROME (AFP): Italian pilots have approved an agreement over working conditions with Ryanair in the first such deal the strike-hit low-cost aviation giant has fully concluded. The agreement, reached earlier this month following eight months of talks, gives Italy-based pilots working for Ryanair “protection and guarantees”, according to the ANPAC union which negotiated the collective […]

Toyota to invest $500 million in driverless cars with Uber

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Toyota will pump about $500 million into Uber as part of a deal to work together on mass-producing self-driving vehicles, the Japanese car giant said on Tuesday. The deal, which reportedly values Uber at about $72 billion, aims at “advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale,” […]

Over 0.231 million cars manufactured in FY2018, showing 21.35% growth

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The production of cars and jeeps witnessed 21.35 percent increase during the fiscal year 2017-18 against the output of the same period of last fiscal year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. As many as 231,138 jeeps and cars were manufactured during July-June (2017-18) against the production of 190,466 units during July-June […]

Govt to promote regional trade, export-led growth: Razzaq Dawood

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textiles, Industries production and Investment, Abdul Razzaq Dawood said Tuesday that the incumbent government was determined to promote regional trade and export-led growth of economy. “Promotion of regional economic and trade integration is a priority of the government for increasing trade with regional countries including Iran, […]

SBP denies rumors of issuing new design of banknotes

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Reference the news items circulating in social media regarding issuance of new design banknotes of different denominations, the SBP categorically and vehemently denies and rejects all such news items. There is no plan whatsoever to issue new design banknotes in the near future. It is further clarified that SBP Act, 1956 clearly […]

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Sports

Kabaddi team wins first Asian Games medal for Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk Jakarta: Pakistan kabaddi team managed a bronze medal at the Asian Games, country’s first in the 2018 edition, after they lost their semi-final 27-24 to South Korea. Both powerhouses in kabaddi Pakistan and India took bronze medals after losing their semi-finals. India had lost their match to Iran 27-18, while on Friday Iran […]

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Pakistan to play series in 2021 against West Indies

By The Frontier Post | August 24, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team to play series against West Indies will play a series in 2021. According to media reports, both the team will play one T20I and three Tests and it will take place in July 2021 in West Indies. Reports added that two T20I matches will also take place in Florida, […]

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Pakistan in a good position to win 2019 World Cup: Fakhar Zaman

By The Frontier Post | August 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The hard hitting Pakistani opener, Fakhar Zaman has said that Pakistan team are favorite to win the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Zaman was talking to international media outlet, he said Pakistan is team of young players and in the recent tours they performed very well and bring […]

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Rejuvenated Djokovic eyes US Open title

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): From the pits of despair in Paris, record-setting Novak Djokovic now eyes a third US Open title in New York where for the first time since Wimbledon last year, the sport’s ‘Big Four’ will be reunited. Djokovic became the first man to win all nine Masters titles with victory over Roger Federer […]

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Steyn faces another injury lay-off

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

CAPE TOWN (Agencies): South African fast bowler Dale Steyn could be set for another stint on the sidelines after picking up a groin injury in a county cricket match on Monday. The 35-year-old, who will undergo an examination of the problem on Tuesday, was unable to complete his 11th over for Hampshire against Nottinghamshire at […]

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Asian Games: Talib manages 7th position in weightlifting

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: Pakistani teenager Talha Talib finished seventh, but managed to make a history for the country in the 62kg weightlifting event as he lifted broke the Commonwealth record by lifting 154kgs in clean and jerk. The 18-year-old was leading his Group B with 287 kg, but lost his chances at any of the […]

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Fashion

Saif Ali Khan and Sara Ali Khan likely to be seen together in upcoming film

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Director Nitin Kakkar is on-track with his next project for the big screen. Saif Ali Khan has been in talks with the director for a long time now and seems like something has finally materialized that is being liked by both the parties. Reports suggest that Nitin Kakkar’s next will have Saif […]

Kareena helping Sara Ali Khan in her film career

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kareena Kapoor Khan shares a good bond with Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan is not hidden from us. It was Kareena who revealed their closeness in an interview, back when she said that she and Sara are like Bffs. It was just last year when we saw Sara and Bebo […]

Sanjay Dutt to release his autobiography soon

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju starring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead has made it to the list of top 10 highest grossing Hindi films ever. Made on the life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, Sanju traced the life of star and showed his battle against drugs, failed relationships and more. Even though film gave […]

Aishwarya Rai to play interesting part in ‘Fanney Khan’

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is ready to be back on the big screen with yet another entertainer. The actress chooses her projects with precision and her latest venture Fanney Khan is proof of that. Though the film is based on the life of Anil Kapoor and his family, who is the central character […]

Ajay Devgn to work in Neeraj Pandey’s upcoming ‘Chanakya’

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ajay Devgn will essay the eponymous role in “Chanakya”, a historical drama on master economist and royal advisor to the first Mauryan emperor Chandragupta.  The film will be directed by Neeraj Pandey.  The 49-year-old actor, who will be collaborating with Pandey for the first time, said he is excited to work with […]

“I have tried to be honest as I could be”: Sunny Leone

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actress Sunny Leone, who is all set to present her story in the biopic Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone, stated that she is nervous as she has no idea how people will react to it. The 37-year-old said she has tried to bare it all in the upcoming web […]

Technology

Broadcom board approves to buyback $12 billion of shares

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk Chipmaker Broadcom said on Thursday it would buy back up to $12 billion of its common stock, sending its shares up 4.5 per cent to $250 in extended trading. The company, which last month ended its efforts to acquire rival Qualcomm, said the repurchase program is effective immediately until the end of Broadcom’s […]

Destiny-2s second expansion ‘Warmind’ to launch on May 8th  

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk Bungie today announced the name and release date of its second Destiny 2 expansion. The expansion, which will likely cost $19.99 like December’s Curse of Osiris, is called Warmind, and it’s expected to revolve around the game’s mystical artificial intelligences that have long been a core part of the franchise’s backstory. It launches on May 8th. The warmind in […]

Huawei Mate 20 have no match in the market

By The Frontier Post | April 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk The rivalry between Android and iOS users is a classic tug of war and there’s a strong sense of commitment and loyalty from users of each platform. Over the years, iPhones have crushed Android smartphones in terms of performance and speed, and the latest iPhone 8 series and iPhone X continue the streak but not […]

Facebook didn’t do enough, Zuckerberg apologizes for mistakes

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg swapped his trademark T-shirt and jeans for a dark suit and a purple tie on Monday as he met U.S. lawmakers to apologize for the social network’s misuse of its members’ data and to head off possible regulation. His apologies precede two days of congressional hearings […]

What’s the Best CPU Temperature? Is your processor too hot?

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

The CPU is the processor inside your computer that’s responsible for most of the day-to-day number crunching. In short, it’s the part that does most of the work to make Windows and applications run. The ideal temperature is as cool as possible (which usually means room temperature), since a hot-running CPU could cause problems ranging from unwanted system crashes to […]

Munters Launch New Cooling Technology To The World Of Data Centres

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

Munters group has announced the launch of an exciting new cooling technology into the Data Centre industry. SyCool® ITC, Indirect Thermosyphon Cooling, provides an efficient cooling solution for new and existing data centres where access to a suitable water supply may be limited, expensive or unreliable. Designed specifically for data centres and driven by industry demand, […]

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Modi slams Congress for accepting Partition of India

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif According to the Times of India dated February 7, 2018, while addressing an annual budget session in the Parliament on 7 Feb 2018, Prime Minister, Modi severely criticized Congress party  by accusing it of accepting partitioning of India in 1947, and also remarked that India would have had gained control over […]

Brotherhood without parallel

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2018

Syrus Sajjad Qazi Every year on March 23, Pakistan Day is commemorated with great reverence in Pakistan and in dozens of countries around the globe by Pakistani expatriate communities. On this day in 1940, the idea of a separate homeland was formally adopted by the representatives of Muslims of the subcontinent as their ultimate political […]

Pakistan – The land of peace

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2018

Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh As a practice to write editorials and articles on Pakistan Day, every year, it is inevitable that much of what is written should have become clichéd over the years and many of the observations made should have assumed a hefty air. The disgusting tale of Pakistan’s politics continues, unfolding in the […]

Real approach of our foreign policy

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Tariq Mahmood Khan Pakistan’s foreign policy is at the cross-roads at present. We are facing extreme types of threats and opportunities. The basic objective of the foreign policy of any country is that of the economic development. We have a big opportunity in the form of CPEC. This can change the fate of our economy. […]

Civil war in Washington is getting dirty!

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

Abdullah Muradoglu As the discussion on US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson being dismissed by President Donald Trump with a tweet and being replaced by CIA chief Mike Pompeo continues, another development that shook Washington took place on Sunday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McC-abe, who withdrew from his position as deputy director of […]

Revisiting our Republic Day

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

Iqbal Khan Vision of Pakistan’s founding fathers was prophetic. Post independence behaviour of India towards Pakistan, other neighbours and its own minorities including the scheduled castes indicate that creation of Pakistan was the only way forward for the Muslim majority provinces of British India. On 23rd March 1940, a historic resolution passed by the annual […]

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Editorial

Water pricing

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

The incumbent government which is on the way-out intends to get a water pricing policy approved from the Council of Common Interest (CCI) by taking the provinces on board. The draft of new water policy may be tabled in the upcoming meeting of the CCI If it is approved water may be priced for the […]

Snail pace refugee repatriation

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2018

Lack of political will and policy of appeasement of the leadership of Baluchistan based ethnic political party has affected the repatriation process of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan. The federal government has extended the stay period of Afghan Refugees till 30th June of this year. The repatriation process has been resumed from 1st March which is […]

Scrapping sugarcane support price

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2018

Support price of agriculture commodities are viable built-in stabilizers to induce farmers to boost productivity of this sector which enhance their income. But the incumbent federal government dominated by the mercantile class has decided to do away with the support price mechanism for sugar cane and introduce a new price mechanism that will be linked […]

Using trade leverage

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

China is using the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as a cruel leverage under the umbrella of CPEC to the detriment of the economic interests of Pakistan. FTA- II will provide 75 percent zero tariff lines for a wide range of cheaper Chinese imports. It will destroy the local industry and shatter the hopes of much […]

Basha Dam approval, a happy tiding

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

It is more of a happy tiding that at last construction of Dia-Mir Basha Dam project was cleared by Central Development Working Party (CDWP) and final approval will be given by Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC). The initial cost estimate of the project is RS.625 billion as the construction of power generation component […]

Bridging credibility gap

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi ,in his visit of Washington, has tried to convince President Trump administration about Pakistan’s persistent efforts for the resolution Afghan imbroglio. But he could not succeed to allay the misgivings of the United States leadership about the existence of alleged safe havens in Pakistan. The Prime Minister met US Vice […]

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