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Panama Leaks case: PM’s lawyer to give answers today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif s lawyer will answer three important questions today (Wednesday) in the Panama Leaks case hearing. The questions are: How did the Prime Minister’s children create their companies? Is Maryam Nawaz dependant on someone? And did the prime minister tell the truth in his statements? PM s lawyer had said

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General Bajwa directs for indiscriminate action against terrorists of all outfits

QUETTA (Sarzameen News) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said directed on Tuesday to carry out indiscriminate operations against terrorists belonging to all banned organisations. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that the army chief paid a visit to Southern Command in Quetta and was briefed over operational readiness of

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Bilawal threatens long march after Dec 27 ‘deadline’

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has warned the government on Tuesday of a long march on December 27 in case the leaders do not entertain party’s four demands. Chairman of PPP addressed the concluding ceremony of celebrations that were underway for past five days over party’s 49th foundation

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SC sees contradiction in statements of Hassan Nawaz, Qatari prince

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday cast suspicion on the statements of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children submitted in Panama Leaks case, and said there seems contradiction in the stances of Hassan Nawaz and Qatari prince. While hearing the Panama Papers case, the Supreme Court raised three important

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Imran Khan says PTI proved Prime Minister Sharif lied to nation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday said that his party proved that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was lying to the nation during his addresses on Panamagate scandal and now his legal team would have to answer Supreme Court’s questions through evidence in the court. Speaking to media after the court’s hearing

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Panama Papers case: Shut NAB, FIA if not functioning well, says SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) should be closed if they are not functioning well. A five-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali resumed hearing of the Panama Papers case. The Chief Justice

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Supreme Court to resume Panama Leaks case hearing today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, will resume the hearing of Panama Leaks case today (Tuesday), reported Dunya News. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawyer Naeem Bukhari will give arguments today. He was giving arguments last time when the hearing was postponed. Naeem

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Nawaz-Modi friendship damaged Pakistan: Bilawal

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has on Monday said that the friendship between Pakistani and Indian premiers is damaging Pakistan’s interests. He improvised on the notorious 1988 election slogan in Punjab, changing it to ‘Jaag Punjabi Jaag, Teri Pagg Ko Lag Gaya Sharifon Ka Daagh’ (lit.: Rise Punjab Rise

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Democracy can’t flourish without Local Bodies: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting of the provincial leaders of PML-N Punjab in Islamabad Monday. The political leaders of PML-N briefed the Prime Minister about the elections of Mayors and Deputy Mayors after the local body elections in the Province. The Prime Minister said that democracy cannot flourish without well

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Army Chief reaffirms Pakistan’s commitment for CPEC security

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday reaffirmed Pakistan Army’s unwavering support for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) security. He expressed these views during a meeting with General Zhao Zongqi, Commander People Liberation Army, Western Theatre, People Republic of China who called on him at the General

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