Pakistan

Imran Khan prays for US visa ban on Pakistanis

SAHIWAL (Sarzameen News) – Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Sunday wished that United States (US) President Donald J. Trump bans visas for Pakistan nationals. Addressing a rally in Sahiwal, Khan cited torture on a girl in the US on Saturday for being a Muslim when he prayed that visas for Pakistanis are

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Steps being taken to improve healthcare system: Shahbaz

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday said that steps are being taken expeditiously for the uplift of healthcare system. He stated this while talking to a high level delegation of Health Ministry of Turkey, led by its Director General Dr Oner Guner, in Lahore. They also discussed matters related to

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PTI’s Shireen Mazari criticizes PML-N for lifting ban on Indian movies

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shireen Mazari has reacted after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted ban on Indian movies and said in a statement that Panama case has baffled the minds of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ministers. Shireen Mazari gave these remarks as a reaction to Information and Broadcasting Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb’s

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Shah Mehmood complains to Khurshid Shah about Abid Sher’s tweet

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The matter of scuffle in National Assembly session could not be settled as government ministers and opposition members from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) continue to confront one another. In this respect, Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali shared a tweet in which he warned Chairman PTI Imran Khan

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Law, order situation improved due to civil-military joint efforts: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan inaugurated Sangjani-Biswal Interchange at M-1 near Islamabad Friday. The project has been completed at a cost of 650 million rupees jointly contributed by Army Welfare Trust, WAPDA and Engineering Cooperative Housing Societies. The completion of the projects has linked western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor with

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Sartaj reiterates commitment to regional cooperation under SAARC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to regional cooperation under the umbrella of SAARC for promoting welfare of the people of South Asia. He was talking to outgoing Secretary General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Arjun Bahadur Thapa in Islamabad on Friday. The

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Army Chief sanctions deployment of 0.2 million troops for census

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday sanctioned provision of 0.2 million troops for smooth conduction of census. “COAS approves plan to support conduct of sixth population and housing census. Up to 200,000 troops will be employed while continuing other security responsibilities” Director General Inter-Services Public

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Necessary legislation being formed to reduce impact of climate change: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday said the Parliament is making necessary legislation needed to overcome the issues related to climate change. Addressing a ceremony titled ‘Pakistan’s National Water Policy Network’ in Islamabad, the Minister said that Parliament has the most significant role to play in

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PEMRA issues show cause notice to Bol News for airing Aamir Liaquat’s show

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Friday issued show cause notice to Labbaik Private Limited (Bol News) for defying its orders issued on January 26, 2017 with regard to complete ban on Aamir Liaquat and his TV programme ‘Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga’ and his promos. Aamir Liaquat not only hosted

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‘Get ready to face PML-N lions’, Abid tells PTI leadership

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Friday said that Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi should ready themselves to face “Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lions.” He was replying to Shah Mehmood Qureshi on his Twitter account. Qureshi had earlier tweeted that PML-N’s

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