Pakistan

CPEC proves viability of China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Kh Asif

BEIJING (Sarzameen News)- Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday said that Pakistan and China have proven the viability of the Belt and Road Initiative through its flagship project, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said this in his meeting with President of China H.E. Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the meeting of Council of

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SC directs provinces to finalize security provision formula in one week

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Supreme Court on Monday directed all the provincial authorities to finalize the security provision formula in one week. During the hearing headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, the CJP remarked that Nawaz Sharif should be provided with security that has been set as per law. We do not want to

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Cement factory responsible for drying up Katas Raj pond: CJP

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Monday said that Katas Raj Temple’s pond dried up due to the cement factory. Had it not been the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), would have shut down the factory in no time, said the CJP while hearing the Katas Raj Temple case. The counsel for the

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Commander Sri Lankan Army calls on COAS

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Commander Sri Lankan Army, Lieutenant General N.U.M.M.W Senanayake, called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on Monday at GHQ. According to the statement of ISPR, during the meeting matters of mutual interest including military to military relations, regional security situation and measures to further enhance bilateral defence cooperation were

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Khawaja Asif says Pak-China pledge to work for regional stability through SCO

BEJING (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan and China on Monday resolved to further enhance and deepen the bilateral cooperation with the pledge to play a key role for regional stability through Shanghai Coordination Cooperation (SCO). This was stated by Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif after a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of the

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SC suspends VC LCWU, orders inquiry into her appointment

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Chief Justice of Pakistan has suspended the Vice-chancellor of Lahore College for Women Universirty, Uzma Qureshi and ordered an enquiry into her appointment. Reamrking on the appointment during the hearing, the CJP remarked that appointments made by the ministers to fulfill their personal interests will not be tolerated. Uzma Qureshi,

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PIC irregularities, SC orders Afzaal Bhatti’s name be put on ECL

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered to put the name of Afzaal Bhatti on ECL while hearing the case of irregularities in Punjab Institute of Cardiology. Talking to Khawaja Salman Rafique, Advisor to Chief Minister on health, the Chief Justice of Pakistan said that whatever is happening in the department

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Probe body finds UHS VC, others guilty of MCAT paper leak

LAHORE (Web Desk) – An inquiry committee has found University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice Chancellor Junaid Sarfraz and others involved in MCAT paper scandal. A report of the committee Sunday revealed that the accused had raked in thousands of rupees by leaking the paper. The committee was formed by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif

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PTI MPA accused of selling vote resigns

MARDAN (Sarzameen News)- Accused of selling votes in the recently held Senate elections, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Ubaid Mayar has resigned. During a press conference here on Sunday, Mayar rejected the allegations. He said that PTI chief Imran Khan had hurled allegations prior to formation of the committee. I’m answerable to no committee.

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PTI’s Firdous Ashiq Awan dismisses rumors of joining PML-N

SIALKOT (Sarzameen News)- Former federal minister of information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday termed rumors of joining ranks of ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) as reckless and fake. Talking to a private television channel, Awan stated that she was working her fingers to the bone to put final nail in the coffin of PMLN

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