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OPF new MD expresses stance for not tolerating corruption, nepotism ISLAMABAD: The new Managing Director of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF), Habibur Rehman Gillani, has expressed his stance for not tolerating corruption, nepotism, negligence and violation of the main objectives under which OPF was established.Talking to APP, the new MD of OPF who has recently assumed his services said that no body would be allowed to act according to his own will. All the officials have to obey strictly the rules and regulations.OPF, as an institution, would adopt a service based and a friendly behaviour for the resolution of the problems being faced by the Overseas Pakistanis, he assured.The MD reiterated the committed that OPF would take solid measures and utilize all the resources for the welfare of the Overseas Pakistanis and their family members.Habibur Rehman Gillani said that the ongoing projects of OPF would be completed timely and effectively to facilitate the Overseas Pakistanis and their families.It is pertinent to ...

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PML-N candidate Nasir Hussain Dar wins from LA-30 MUZAFFARABAD: Nasir Hussain Dar of Pakistan Muslim League-N Thursday won seat for Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly constituency LA-30 (Jammu and Others-1) by securing 5688 votes against PTI candidate Maqsood-uz-Zaman Khan who got 1816 votes.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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PPP's Ch Yasin wins LA-11 seat ISLAMABAD: Chaudhry Muhammad Yasin of Pakistan Peoples Party won Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly seat LA-11 (Kotli-4).According to unofficial results, Chaudhry Muhammad Yasin secured 27,566 votes against Raja Muhammad Iqbal Khan of (PML-N) who got 25,739 votes.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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PML-N's Shah Ghulam Qadir wins LA-23 ISLAMABAD: Shah Ghulam Qadir of Pakistan Muslim League (N) secured his berth in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly by winning LA-23 (Neelum-1) seat by comfortable majority.According to unofficial results announced by AJK election commission, Shah Ghulam Qadir defeated Abdul Waheed of PPP by securing 40,010 votes. Abdul Waheed managed to get only 18,675 votes.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Ali Gilani hails courage of IOK people during ongoing repression ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference,Syed Ali Gilani, has saluted the courage and dedication of the people of the territory during these tough days of oppression at the hands of Indian occupational forces.According to KMS, Ali Gilani was addressing a gathering from Hyderpora and adjoining areas, especially youth and women who wanted to meet him but were stopped by Indian police at the airport road. He addressed the gathering through the window of ...

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Veteran politician Miraj Muhammad Khan passes away ISLAMABAD: Veteran politician Meraj Muhammad Khan died after prolonged illness in Karachi at the age of 77 in the wee hours of Friday.He was suffering from a respiratory problem for a long time. His funeral prayer would be offered after Friday prayers in Karachi, a Private news channel reported.Khan was founding personality of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP). In 1971, he was appointed Minister for Manpower and later quit PPP after developing differences with the ...

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PML-N emerges single largest party in AJK elections MUZAFARABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (N) has emerged as a single largest party in the elections of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly by winning 27 seats out of 41 members assembly.The AJK Election Commission has so far declared the unofficial results of 37 constituencies.According to the unofficial results announced by AJK Election Commission, All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference and Pakistan Peoples Party have won three seats each while Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf two, Jammu ...