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Draft Agreement on opening of Kartarpur Corridor

Draft Agreement on opening of Kartarpur Corridor

In line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s commitment to open Kartarpur Corridor on the occasion of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in November, 2019, the Government of Pakistan has shared the draft Agreement between Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Government of the Republic of India for facilitation of (Indian) Sikh Yatrees to visit the Gurudwara, Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, Narowal, Pakistan with the Government of India through the Indian High Commission in Islamabad.

Court to indict Raja Pervez Ashraf in RPPs on Feb 8

Court to indict Raja Pervez Ashraf in RPPs on Feb 8

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The accountability court will indict former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and other accused persons in the rental power projects (RPPs) scam case on February 8.Reportedly, the accountability court’s judge Arshad Malik presided over the hearing of the case and subsequently ordered all accused persons to appear before the court on the next hearing.

Sahiwal police encounter shocking: Tareen

Sahiwal police encounter shocking: Tareen

ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (DNA): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen on Sunday said the Sahiwal police encounter incident is shocking and unpardonable.“Justice must be done and done swiftly. The responsible police officers must face the most severe form of punishment, if seniors are responsible they too must be held accountable. Heads must roll. Enough is enough,” he tweeted.

China to give $1bn grant for less privileged areas: Bakhtiar

China to give $1bn grant for less privileged areas: Bakhtiar

ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (DNA): Minister for Planning and Development Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar on Sunday asserted that China would release $1bn grant for less privileged areas in the country. Talking to journalists, Khusro Bakhtiar said that the government would take benefit from Chinese model to eliminate poverty from the country. He said that China would also invest in petrochemical sector.

Newly-appointed CJP Khosa has no Twitter account, clarifies SC spokesman

Newly-appointed CJP Khosa has no Twitter account, clarifies SC spokesman

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Supreme Court (SC) spokesman on Saturday has clarified that newly-appointed Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa has no Twitter account.In a statement issued by the top court, an action will be taken against those running fake social media accounts of the CJP.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa takes oath as 26th CJP

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa takes oath as 26th CJP

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Friday has taken oath as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) during a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Iqbal in Islamabad.According to details, President Dr Arif Alvi administered oath to the 26th CJP.

Pakistan, China agree to make 2019 “A Year of Economic Cooperation Under CPEC”

Pakistan, China agree to make 2019 “A Year of Economic Cooperation Under CPEC”

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Pakistan and China have agreed on expediting work by promoting joint ventures and export-led growth under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by declaring 2019 as “year of industrial, socioeconomic and agriculture cooperation”.