Pakistan

Justice (R) Saeed-uz-Zaman takes oath as new Sindh governor

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk) – Oath taking ceremony of the new Sindh governor Justice (R) Saeed-uz-Zaman took place on Friday at the Governor House. Chief Justice Sindh High Court (SHC) Sajjad Ali Shah administered the oath to the newly-appointed Sindh governor, after which he would formally take charge of his responsibilities. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah,

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Govt should not ask for disclosure of Dawn story source: Pakistan Press Council

ISLAMABAD – The Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) on Thursday said that a committee formed by the government to investigate Dawn’s story on a high-level security meeting should not insist upon disclosure of the source of information during its probe. The Council unanimously resolved that the committee should not proceed against the Newspaper or its

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Pakistan’s top diplomats in US react to Trump’s win

ISLAMABAD(Web Desk) – Pakistan’s top diplomats in the US reacted to the presidential election win of Donald Trump. Geo News spoke with Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani and Pakistan’s Permanent representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodi and asked them a series of questions. The diplomats told Geo News that Pakistan

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Air Power today enjoys credibility more than any other time in its history: Air Chief

ISLAMABAD (NNI) –  Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force on Thursday said that, “The air power today enjoys credibility and importance more than any other time in its history.” He was addressing a two day International Seminar on Air Power (ISAP) with a theme “Air Power Application in

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COAS, Minister of Defence Turkmenistan discuss bilateral issues

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Minister of Defence and Secretary National Security Council Turkmenistan, Colonel General Berdiyev Yaylym Yagmyrovich called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Thursday at GHQ. Matters of professional interest and regional security situation were discussed during the meeting, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Earlier on arrival at

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Nisar briefs Newsleak Committee

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday briefed the Committee on Newsleak. In a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior, the minister apprised the committee members about the progress made so far over the issue. The briefing was given on the request of Committee

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Common Pakistani feels deep veneration for Saudi Arabia: Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting & National Heritage, Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday said that, “Common Pakistani feels deep veneration for Saudi Arabia as relations between the two countries are rooted in the centuries old religious, cultural and commercial links between the two peoples.” She made these remarks during a meeting

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First official meeting held over ‘Dawn leak’ underway

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – First official meeting of inquiry committee formed to probe into Dawn story is underway at Punjab House in Islamabad. A seven-member inquiry committee headed by retired Justice Aamer Raza  would ascertain source behind leaking the information about a high-level meeting between top military and civilian officials. Earlier, an English newspaper published

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Trump’s victory a threat to globalisation, world peace

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Thursday said Donald Trump’s resounding election victory could jolt globalisation initiatives. The unexpected outcome of the US election can be a great threat to the

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Pakistan desires to work closely with new US administration: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan on Thursday said it looks forward to work closely with the new Administration in the United States towards mutual benefits of both the countries. The Foreign Office Spokesman, Nafees Zakria said this while responding to the queries of media persons at weekly news briefing in Islamabad about the victory of

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