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Pakistan blames India for terrorism in country

ISLAMABAD, (sarzameen new): India remains involved in subversive and terrorist activities and terror financing in Pakistan, the Foreign Office said on Thursday. The convict spy Kulbhushan Yadav is an irrefutable proof, spokesman Nafees Zakaria said at his weekly briefing. The arrest of 4 terrorists by Sindh Rangers, on Wednesday, was also a case in point.

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Iran’s former president Ahmadinejad reruns for presidency

TEHRAN, (web desk): Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered for the upcoming Iranian presidential election on Wednesday.   Head of the Islamic Coalition Party’s Central Council Mostafa Mirsalim also registered for the upcoming presidential election on Tuesday.   In the first day of registration for the next presidential election in Iran, 126 people put their

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Iran’s FM to visit Moscow for trilateral meeting on Syria

TEHRAN, (web desk) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will make a visit to Moscow on Friday to discuss recent developments in Syria with senior officials of the country, Zarif will also attend a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Syrian counterparts, the report quoted Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, as saying.   The meeting

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ICC names Afridi as Pakistan’s ambassador for CT

ISLAMABAD,  (sarzameen): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday named former captain Shahid Afridi as Pakistan’s Champion ambassador for the Champions Trophy to be staged at three venues of England and Wales from June 1 to 18. Commenting on his appointment, Afridi, who scored 167 runs and took 14 wickets in 13 Champions Trophy matches, said

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Saudi investors scout for investment opportunities in Kenya

NAIROBI, (web desk) : More than 30 investors from Saudi Arabia on Wednesday expressed interest in investing in various fields in Kenya especially in infrastructure, energy and agriculture.   The investors led by Saudi Arabia’s Commerce and Investment Minister Majed Bin Abdullah Al-qasabi expressed keen interest in investing in the country, noting the improved business environment

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Mamnoon announces special scholarships to LLB, LLM students of Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, (sarzameen news): President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday announced to grant special scholarships to LLB and LLM students of Balochistan stating that every year scholarships will be given to 20 students from the province under the auspices of Higher Education Commission (HEC). The President announced this while talking to a delegation of Young Lawyers from

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15 police officials awarded for good performance

ISLAMABAD,(sarzameen news): Encouragement for policemen showing good performance would be ensured and accountability system to be made more effective to monitor performance of the police officials.   It was stated by SP (City) Zubair Ahmed Sheikh while giving special prizes to 15 policemen over their good performance. DSPs Fida Hussain Satti, Ashraf Shah, Safeer Hussain

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Book on corporate governance is invaluable addition: Governor SBP

KARACHI,(sarzameen news): Honorary Consul General of Finland and Corporate Governance Specialist Ms. Sadia Khan called on Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra and presented her edited work titled, ”The Corporate Governance Landscape of Pakistan”.   The book contains narratives by the pioneers of corporate governance in the country for the benefit of

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CM pays surprised visit to expansion project of Allama Iqbal Airport

LAHORE, (sarzameen news): Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif paid surprised visit to the expansion project of the Allama Iqbal International Airport on his way back from Multan.   He travelled in common coach without protocol to review the proposed expansion project. The DG Civil Aviation gave a briefing on the project.   The Chief

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Five arrested from PIA flight over harassing females

ISLAMABAD,(sarzameen news): Five British men of Pakistani origin were arrested over harassing women and behaving rudely with other passengers during a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight to United Kingdom.   The Pakistani born persons, traveling in PIA flight PK-791 from Islamabad to Birmingham, started harassing women — including the air hostess — and also misbehaved

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