Shoe hurled at Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal

Shoe on Ahsan Iqbal

NAROWAL: A man hurled a shoe at Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal while he was addressing a workers’ convention in Narowal on Saturday. The man, Bilal Haris, stood up from his seat as Iqbal arrived on stage to address the convention in Aliabad area. Bilal hurled a shoe at the minister, which reportedly touched the minister. Workers at the convention grabbed the man, who was handed over to the police. After the incident, Iqbal descended from the stage leaving his speech in between. The minister, however, directed the police not to…

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PM directs completion of new Islamabad airport before mid of April

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday directed that ongoing work on the new Islamabad International Airport should be expedited so as to ensure its inauguration by the mid of April. The prime minister was chairing a briefing on various ongoing connectivity and road infrastructure projects at the Prime Minister Office. Progress into completion and operationalisation of new Islamabad International Airport was also reviewed during the meeting, PM office media wing said in a press release. The aviation secretary briefed the prime minister about the progress of the ongoing work…

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At least 23 killed in multiple suicide bombings, attacks in Afghanistan

At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country. In the biggest attack, Taliban militants stormed an army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing at least 18 soldiers. “Last night, a big group of militants attacked an army base in Bala Buluk district of Farah. Unfortunately, we lost 18 soldiers, two soldiers were wounded. We have sent more reinforcements to the…

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Pakistan set to be placed on FATF’s grey list in June


ISLAMABAD: Confusion about whether or not Pakistan has been put on a ‘grey list’ by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) continued on Friday as a public statement by the international watchdog announcing the outcomes of its plenary session held in Paris this week remained silent on the US move to put the country on the watchlist. Pakistan does not feature on the list of countries with strategic deficiencies posing a risk to the international financial system issued along with the FATF statement following the meeting. The list now features…

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دہشت گردی کی واچ لسٹ میں پاکستان کا نام شامل نہ ہونے سے اوورسیزپاکستانیوں کی تشویش بھی دور ہوگئی ہے، چوہدری قمراقبال

Chaudhary Qamar Iqbal

:اوسلو  چیئرمین پاکستان یونین ناروے چوہدری قمراقبال نے کہا ہے کہ دہشت گردی کے حوالے سے واچ لسٹ میں پاکستان کا نام شامل نہ ہونے سے اوورسیزپاکستانیوں کی تشویش بھی دور ہوگئی ہے۔  انھوں نے اوسلو سے جاری ہونے والے اپنے بیان میں وضاحت کرتے ہوئے کہاکہ اگر بعض مخالف عناصر پاکستان کو دہشت گردی کے ساتھ جوڑنے اور دہشت گردوں کی سرپرستی کرنے والے ممالک سے متعلق واچ لسٹ میں لے آتے تو اس سے اندرون پاکستان کے ساتھ ساتھ اوورسیزپاکستانیوں کو بھی سخت تکلیف و پریشانی کا سامنا کرنا…

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