Pakistan

PM to inaugurate Gwadar Port on Sunday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate Gwadar Port on Sunday. A ceremony will be held at Gwadar in this connection, which will also be attended by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Islamabad-based ambassadors of several countries. Meanwhile, the

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Gwadar Port opening ceremony on Nov 13

GWADAR (Monitoring Desk) –  The opening ceremony of Gwadar port will be held on November 13, Sunday, likely to be attended by top military and civilian leaders and ambassadors of 15 countries, reports said. The first convoy of Chinese containers carrying goods for export through the western route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has

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Javed Hashmi signals to rejoin PML-N

MULTAN (Sarzameen News) –  Senior politician Javed Hashmi on Saturday said that he might rejoin the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), however, the final decision will be announced soon. Speaking to reporters at Multan Press Club, Javed Hashmi said, “Basically I am a member of the Muslim league and nobody can stop me from

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Panamagate Case will be decided according to law, says Sadiq

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) –  Speaker of National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that the Panamagate Case is pending in the Supreme Court (SC) and it will be decided according to the law. He was talking to media while attending a school function in Lahore. Sadiq urged the members of National Assembly to attend the

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ICCI welcomes start of Chinese trade convoys through CPEC

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring desk) – The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Saturday welcomed the start of Chinese trade convoys to Pakistan which arrived at Grawadr through the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) carrying Chinese goods for export to the Middle East and Africa and termed it a positive development for the

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Imran Khan vows to submit evidence in SC on Nov 15

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Saturday announced that he would submit evidence in the Panama Papers case on November 15. Khan announced the decision during meeting with Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed in Islamabad. Both discussed the country’s political situation and Panama leaks issue. On the

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Quetta blast case: JC hints at summoning Balochistan CM

QUETTA (Sarzameen News) –  While hearing the Quetta hospital blast case, the Judicial Commission headed by Justice Qazi Faez Isa Saturday expressed resentment over contradictory remarks regarding arrest of the mastermind. Justice Qazi Faez Isa remarked that confusion will persist until the Chief Minister of Balochistan presents his clarification in the case. He stated that

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Companies Ordinance, 2016 to reduce cost of incorporation: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Federal Finance Minister, Senator Ishaq Dar has said that, “The Companies Ordinance, 2016, will reduce the cost of incorporating and doing business, which will enable Pakistan’s corporate sector to be competitive in the international markets.” The Finance Minister made these remarks after President Mamnoon Hussain promulgated the Companies Ordinance, 2016 at

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First winter rain hits Lahore, other parts of Punjab

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Different parts of Punjab province including Lahore, Gujrat, Chakwal, Talagang, Pindi Bhattian, Daska, Nankana Sahab, Hafizabad, Kamoke, Sahiwal and Sargodha received first winter rain on the night between Friday and Saturday, providing much needed relief from the dry weather. Temperatures dropped even further as the late night showers increased the chill

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Mayor Karachi seeks bail in one more case to get released from prison

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday granted bail to Karachi mayor and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Waseem Akhtar in a case pertaining to making things easier for founder MQM Altaf Hussain in a bid to make provocative speeches. With the latest, Akhtar now requires bail in one more case to

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