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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Finance Minister chairs meeting of Laws Review Committee ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting of the Laws Review Committee (LRC) at the Ministry of Finance here on Saturday.The meeting had detailed discussion on the Draft Apprenticeship Bill, initiated by Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, besides having deliberations on other legislative proposals to be tabled in the National Assembly during the next session.The status of processing of various other legislative proposals which currently are at draft stage, was also reviewed.Minister for Law and Justice, Zahid Hamid, Minister of State for IT, Anusha Rehman Khan and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Law, Barrister Zafarullah Khan, attended the meeting. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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PML(N) takes out rally in support of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif HYDERABAD: The office bearers, workers and supporters of Pakistan Muslim League (N) brought out a rally here on Wednesday to express solidarity with the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.Addressing the rally the District President Muhammad Hanif Siddiqui, Abdul Waheed Inqalabi, Muhammad Ayoub Rajput and others said that some elements had been engaged in hatching conspiracies to achieve their vested interests.The Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has striving hard to bring the country out of chronic ...

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Pakistan and Iran enjoy deep friendly ties: Ebad KARACHI: Pakistan and Iran enjoy deep friendly ties which are growing further with the passage of time.This was stated by the Sindh Governor, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan, on Wednesday.He was talking to the Iranian Ambassador in Pakistan, Medhi Hunar Dost, who called on him at the Governor House here.Governor said that mutual cooperation between Pakistan and Iran was in various fields and because of this both the countries were making headway.He stated that both ...

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Sartaj Aziz, Chinese FM satisfied with CPEC progress ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi met in Beijing on Wednesday and expressed satisfaction over the pace of projects being implemented under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).Sartaj Aziz is visiting China to attend the 5th Foreign Ministers Meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), a Foreign Office statement said issued here Wednesday.During the meeting, Sartaj Aziz and Wang ...

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Nation should unite against terrorism: Rehman Malik ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Rehman A Malik on Wednesday urged the nation to unite and forge unity among its ranks to fight terrorism and extremism.Talking to reporters here, Rehman Malik said terrorism was major issue and it should be addressed unitedly with determination.He added that India was involved in anti-Pakistan activities.Rehman Malik lauded the Pakistan Army on successful completion of operation in Shawal.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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ECP should take action against allegations: Ayaz Sadiq LAHORE: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) should take action against those people who hurl baseless allegations.Talking to the media here at Garhi Shahu on Wednesday, he said allegations of changing voter's lists of my constituency were baseless and added that the ECP fulfilling its responsibility should take action against them.To a question, Ayaz said counsel of Abdul Aleem Khan was trying to escape from the ECP ...

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Opposition to stand with government on national level issues: Mushahidullah ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Central Leader Senator Mushahidullah Khan said Wednesday that there was great need of unity on national level issues and opposition should stand with the government.Talking to a private news channel he said that Kashmir was the core issue between India and Pakistan. Pakistan would never give-up its stance on Kashmir.He said media should focus on national issues instead of highlighting meaningless issues. Indian media always united against Pakistan and for ...