Pakistan

Gen Raheel helped me out in leaving Pakistan, claims Musharraf

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has claimed that ex-army chief Gen Raheel Sharif helped him leave the country by keeping the government from pressuring the courts. “Well he (Raheel Sharif) did help me and I am absolutely clear and grateful. I have been his boss and I have been the

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Asif Zardari to address rally just after his landing on Dec 23: Murad Shah

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali shah has said that there would be fool-proof security arrangements on the arrival of PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on December 23. “Apart from it, there must be proper traffic management to avoid road jam and other issues,” the CM said while chairing a meeting

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PM Nawaz strongly condemns Berlin Xmas market incident

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (PM) on Tuesday strongly condemned Berlin Christmas market incident that killed 12 people. According to a statement issued from the PM House, he said, “Pakistanis stand by the people and the government of Germany in this hour of grief.” “We grieve over the victims of the event.

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Chinese delegation calls on PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A Chinese delegation headed by Zheng Xiaosong, Vice Minister of International Department of the Central Committee of Communist Party of China, called on Prime Minister Nawaz at the PM House on Monday and discussed bilateral issues. Talking to the delegation PM Nawaz said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its

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KP CM to file defamation case against Afridi

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) – Advisor to Chief Minister for Information Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani on Monday rejected the allegations leveled by former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister Ziaullah Afridi against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and Advisor Mian Jamshed ud din in illegal mining in Harripur and Nowshera. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, Mushtaq Ghani said

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Major General Mohammad Saeed takes charge as DG Rangers Sindh

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Major General Mohammad Saeed assumed the charge as the 13th Director General of the Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) on Monday. According to a statement, a ceremony to this effect was held at the Rangers Headquarters, here, where Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar handed over the charge of the Director General to Major General Mohammad

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Mushtaq Mehar takes additional charge as IG of Sindh Police

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Additional Inspector General (IG) Mushtaq Mehar has taken up additional charge of Sindh IG on Monday. The latest development took place today after IG of Sindh Police A.D. Khawaja was sent on forced leave by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) led government in Sindh. The action took place after repetitive conflicts between

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“He had been praying for shahadat”, says Junaid Jamshed’s son

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Taimur Junaid, son of Junaid Jamshed, shared a photo of his father on Facebook. The emotional post consisted of a photograph of Junaid Jamshed along with prayers for him. Taimur Junaid shared memories from the past that he had with his beloved father. Taimur remembered Junaid Jamshed as a father who was

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Bin Laden’s killing: Justice (r) Javed Iqbal demands govt to make report public

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, head of commission formed to probe United States (US) operation in Abbottabad in 2011 has demanded the government on Monday to make his report and recommendations public. In a statement issued Monday, Justice (r) Javed said that he has identified those responsible while has forwarded recommendations to the

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Senate passes resolution to withdraw Rs5,000 note from circulation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Senate on Monday passed a resolution with majority urging the government to withdraw high denomination Rs5,000 notes from circulation. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Osman Saifullah Khan moved the resolution in the Upper House of Parliament and was strongly opposed by members of the government. This move has been carried

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