Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

AUG – 2018

APNS welcomes Fawad’s nomination as Information Minister

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – All Pakistan Newspapers Society welcomed nomination of Fawad Chaudhry as Minister for Information and Broadcasting.In a facilitation message, President APNS Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali congratulated Fawad Choudhry on his nomination.They said Fawad Chodhary has an experience for a long time with media and he, as a minister, will play a vital role for strengthening these relations.

PM Imran Khan approves 20-member federal cabinet

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) –  Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a twenty-member federal cabinet, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said.The cabinet comprises 15 federal ministers and five advisers, Chaudhry said in a Twitter statement on Saturday.The ministers will be sworn in on Monday morning at President’s House, he added.

PTI nominates Arif Alvi as next President of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf has nominated Arif Alvi name for next President of Pakistan, on Saturday.The decision was taken during a consultative meeting chaired by the party chairman Imran Khan at his residence in Bani Gala, who ultimately approved to nominate Farman for the coveted post.

Jam Kamal Khan elected Balochistan Chief Minister

QUETTA, (DNA) – Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) President Jam Kamal Khan was elected Balochistan chief minister on Saturday.The new chief minister would take oath of his office at Governor House in the on Sunday evening.Khan defeated Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal canidate Mir Yunas Aziz Zehri securing 39 votes. The MMA and BNP Mengal received 20 votes.

Saudi Arabia pledges $100m to help stabilize Syria’s northeast

RIYADH, (DNA) –  Saudi Arabia has contributed $100 million to help reconstruct areas of north-eastern Syria formerly held by Daesh.The Kingdom said the contribution would go toward a campaign by the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS to “stabilize” the former Daesh bastion and help ensure the militants cannot re-emerge as a threat.The United States, which leads the coalition, expressed its  thanks and appreciation to Riyadh.

Guard of honour presented to Imran Khan on his arrival at PM House

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Imran Khan, who took oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan, was presented a guard of honour on his arrival at PM House in Islamabad today by a contingent drawn from three services.He inspected the guard of honour and took the salute.

Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan’s Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) –  Pakistan´s World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan is set to be sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan Saturday (Today), after promising a new era of responsibility and prosperity in a fighting speech in parliament.