Pakistan

Pakistan, China sign MoU to strengthen trade ties

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk)  The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Weihai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen trade and investment ties. According to the MOU, both the Chambers would promote mutual cooperation in the sectors of construction, infrastructure, agriculture, livestock, renewable energy, mining, information technology, textile, machinery. LCCI

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Khawaja Asif arrives back home; pokes fun at Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)  Dispelling all the rumours and speculations, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has reached back Islamabad on Sunday after attending a wedding in Duabi.  “Just landed back Alhamdolillah… Ab tera kaya bane ga kaliya,” Khawaja Asif said on Twitter confirming his returning back, using famous dialogue from Indian film “Sholay” to poke fun atPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

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Rulers offered sacrifice to save regime: Sheikh Rasheed

RAWALPINDI(Monitoring Desk)  With Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid being sacked from his position making the headlines, comments have been coming from all sides so far. The recent inclusion in this list is Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad who has revealed that the current government has offered the sacrifice in the shape of sacking Pervaiz Rashid from his ministry. Awami

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Motorway linking KP to Islamabad reopened

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)  The authorities have removed containers from the motorway linking Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad on Sunday. However, heavy contingents of policemen and FC personnel are present on the roads to preventPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers from reaching the federal capital. In a late-night development, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior said the prime minister

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Pervaiz Rashid’s sacrifice not acceptable: Imran

Sticks to Nov 2 Islamabad lockdown; calls workers tomorrow ISLAMABAD(Sarzameen News)  A day after Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid was directed to step down from office on the issue of planted news story, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan demanded ‘absolute accountability’ of all those responsible for breach of national security. “Pervaiz Rashid’s sacrifice is not acceptable,”

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Unprovoked Indian firing injures four Pakistani civilians: ISPR

ISLAMABAD(NNI) Indian forces have injured four Pakistani civilians in unprovoked firing at the Working Boundary (WB) between the two bitter neighbours on Sunday. Intermittent exchange of fire continues at working boundary in Harpar, Chaprar, Pukhlian and Shakargarh sectors since Saturday, an army statement said. “Four civilians were injured at working boundary due to unprovoked Indian firing.

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PML-N bitterly puzzled after Panama Leaks: Aitezaz Ahsan

KARACHI(Monitoring Desk) Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Senator Chaudhry Aitezaz Ahsan said that federal government of PMLN has bitterly been puzzled after Panama Leaks that led to demands for the probe. The federal government has since then reacted insanely and a complete portrayal of that absolute puzzlement was witnessed in Islamabad when the youth were

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Information Minister resigns over “security breach”: PM office

ISLAMABAD(Sarzameen News)  Information Minister, Pervez Rashid, has resigned amid controversy over leakage of the details of a security meeting in section of the media, officials said Saturday. Musadaq Malik, spokesman for the Prime Minister, confirmed that the Prime Minister had sought resignation from the Information Minister. The Interior Ministry had started investigation as to who

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Motorway, GT Road closed to bar PTI caravans from entering Islamabad

LAHORE/ATTOCK/PESHAWAR(Sarzameen News)  Authorities on Saturday made all out efforts to stop caravans of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from entering Islamabad for Nov 2 protest. In this regard, according to our correspondent, G.T Road is being closed with container at Sheranwala Bagh, Sheikhupura Morr and Wazirabad to bar PTI caravans coming from different cities of Punjab. To

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Special security arrangements in SC building on November 01

ISLAMABAD(Sarzameen News)   A five member larger bench headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will resume the hearing of the Constitution Petitions No.26,28–30/2016 (regarding Panama Papers) on November 01, 2016 (Thursday). For proper Court decorum and smooth functioning of the SC, special security measures have been taken to beef

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