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President approves appointment of accountability court judge, members BISP Board ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain, on the advice of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday approved the appointment of Sohail Nasir, District and Sessions Judge as a Judge, Accountability Court-III, Rawalpindi.The appointment of Mr Sohail Nasir has been approved on deputation basis in his own pay and scale for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier from the date he assumes charge of the post, a press release issued by the President's Media Office here said.Meanwhile, the President, on the advice of the Prime Minister, has accepted resignations of Shamsh Kassim Lakha and Dr Ishrat Hussain as Members, BISP (Benazir Income Support Programme) Board and appointed following on the BISP Board for a period of three years:-1. Dr. Zeba A. Sathar As non-Government Member2. Dr. Sania Nishtar As non-Government Member3. Secretary/Additional Secretary, Ministry of Foreign AffairsAs Government Member4. Secretary/Additional Secretary, Cabinet DivisionAs Government MemberCopyright APP (Associated ...

MNAs call on PM ISLAMABAD: Members of the National Assembly Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti (Sargodha), Rana Zahid Hussain Khan (Pakpattan), Sardar M Shafqat Hayat Khan (Sargodha), Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar (Rahimyar Khan) and Umar Ayub Khan (Haripur) separately called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at the PM's Chamber in the Parliament House on Monday.Matters relating to infrastructure development and provision of clean drinking water in their constituencies came under discussion during the meetings. Copyright APP (Associated Press of ...
Speaker announces panel of chairperson for NA 15th session ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Monday announced the name of panel of chairpersons to conduct the proceedings of the 15th session of National Assembly in the absence of Speaker and Deputy Speaker. Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, Muhammad Raza Hayat Hiraj, Syed Naveed Qamar, Sahibzada Tariqullah, Naeema Kishwar Khan and Sohail Mansoor would conduct the proceedings of the Lower House of the Parliament in absence of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. Copyright APP ...
CNG association delegation calls on CM LAHORE: A delegation of All Pakistan CNG Association led by its chairman Ghias Abdullah Paracha called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif here Thursday.Talking to the delegation, the chief minister said steps would be taken for resolving genuine problems of the CNG sector.He said the federal government was importing LNG which will result in increasing the supply of CNG sector besides job opportunities for those associated with the sector.He said an all-out support will ...
PM chairs NSC meeting ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday chaired a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) which discussed issues related to regional and internal security.Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, DG ISI Lt General Muhammad Zahir ul Islam, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry and other senior civil and military officials attended the meeting, said a press release by Press Wing ...
Slain MQM worker laid to rest HYDERABAD: An activist of Muttahida Quomi Movement Syed Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi alias Kaka who was shot dead by some unknown motorcyclists was laid to rest here at Mir Fazal Town Graveyard on Thursday afternoon.Hundreds of the MQM workers, friend and relatives of Syed Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi alias Kaka attended his Namaz-e-Janaza.The members of MQM Rabita Committee Ashfaq Mangi and Shakir Ali, Incharge MQM Hyderabad Zone Naveed Shamsi, MNA Syed Waseem Hussain, MPA Sabir Qaimkhani, MPA ...
NA session to continue till October 31 ISLAMABAD: The upcoming session of lower house of the Parliament will continue till October 31, it was learnt Thursday.An official at National Assembly told APP that it is a scheduled session as per Parliamentary calendar and shall continue for 12 days.He said during the session routine business will be taken up including question hour, legislation and adjournment and privilege motions submitted by members.Furthermore, the session will also take up calling attention notices based on important ...


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