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Pakistan pursuing motto of ‘arms for peace’ in region: PM

KARACHI, November 22 (NNI): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said Pakistan was against an arms race in the region, however would pursue the motto of ‘arms for peace’. Addressing at the inauguration of four-day ninth International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) here, the Prime Minister said Pakistan was committed to discouraging arms race and

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Pakistan maintaining minimum nuclear deterrence for peace in region: Sartaj

Islamabad (Sarzameen News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday said that, “Pakistan is maintaining minimum nuclear deterrence for peace and stability in the region.” Addressing the International Conference on “Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia: Incentives and Constraints”, organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute in Islamabad, the Adviser

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Faf du Plessis found guilty of breaching ICC Code of Conduct

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of breaching Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct following a hearing before Andy Pycroft of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees in Adelaide. Du Plessis was charged by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson after television footage appeared

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Asking if Hitler was worse than Israel ´inappropriate´: Erdogan

ISTANBUL(AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said it would be “inappropriate” to ask who was the more barbarous out of Israel and Hitler, in comments likely to put renewed strain on ties with the Jewish state. The comments come less than a week after Turkey appointed a foreign policy advisor to the prime

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3 killed and 3 injured as FC vehicle targetted in Peshawar

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) – At least three Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel embraced martyrdom and three others were injured in a roadside bomb blast in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning. According to police, a remote-controlled bomb placed on the roadside in Bashirabad area detonated when vehicle of the security forces passed by.

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PM will be held accountable for corruption first time: Imran

LONDON (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has on Monday said that Panama Leaks case was a test for Supreme Court (SC) as it’ll be making a prime minister standing before the court of law over corruption charges for the first time in Pakistan’s history, reported Dunya News. Talking to media, Imran

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Army earned good recognition in General Sharif’s leadership: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Monday said new leadership of Pakistan Army should carry forward the success and legacy being left by the outgoing Army Chief General Raheel Sharif. Talking to a local television channel, he said Pakistan Army had been fighting the ongoing war against terrorism successfully, besides restoring peace

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IHC summons Khawaja Asif, Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday summoned Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and PTI’s lawmaker Dr. Shireen Mazari on December 8, in derogatory remarks case. A division bench of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddique and Justice Mohsan Akhtar Kiani heard the appeal filed by Shireen Mazari against Khawaja Asif. The court decided

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Petroleum Ministry issues details of fuel availability

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources on Monday issued the following factual position regarding the status of oil Supplies in the country. At the onset it is clarified that strategic and normal stocks are two different entities. The fuel used for armed forces is sufficiently available but details cannot be

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Farhan Mahboob clinches CAS Int’l Squash Championship Trophy

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Farhan Mahboob on Monday won the final match of the Serena Hotels-Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship, 2016 played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. The final was a thrilling contest between two Pakistanis Farhan Zaman and Farhan Mehboob, a press release said. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the

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