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  • Dar, Pasha discuss Punjab budget surplus

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar held a meeting with Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghous Pasha on Thursday to discuss the provincial budget surplus and setting up of a mechanism for settling mutual claims on adjustment of sales tax on goods and services between the federal and provincial governments...

    Dr Pasha informed Ishaq Dar about Punjab’s achievements on revenue mobilisation as well as improving financial management... ...

  • Hashmi says Pasha hurled threats at him

    Addressing a press conference, Mr Hashmi said he, however, had received a phone call from another former ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha after he left the sit-in of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

    “Gen Pasha threatened me that he would not spare me, Nawaz Sharif and Khawaja Asif, despite the fact that I had nothing to do with him over the issue,” he saidMr Hashmi said PTI Chairman Imran Khan had informed him before the long march...

  • Pasha Yusuf Haroon - a witness to history

    One of highly informative and interesting sessions on the last day of LLF 2016 on Sunday was about the Partition memories of Pasha Yusuf Haroon...

    Titled ‘Pasha Haroon: Gilded Memories of Early Pakistan Years’, the session attracted a good number of people who enjoyed the nonagenarian lady’s remembrance of her life journey...

  • Ms Pasha defends borrowing as per NEC decision

    LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus-Pasha on Thursday conceded that the provincial government ‘desperately’ required to improve tax administration and automate collection procedures to tap more resources for fast-growing expenditures...

    Pasha said the government’s another major focus was on ease of doing business and it was trying to motivate investors...

  • Rangers arrest MQM Deputy Convener Shahid Pasha

    KARACHI: Rangers personnel arrested Muttahida Qaumi Movement's (MQM) Rabita Committee (Coordination Committee) Deputy Convener Shahid Pasha in a raid early on Monday morning...

    MQM spokesperson Wasay Jalil confirmed that Pasha was taken by Rangers into their custody during a raid at his apartment in the Gulistan-i-Jauhar area of the metropolis...

  • Decision on Maulana Aziz’s bail plea deferred

    ISLAMABAD: The local court of Islamabad on Monday deferred its decision on a bail application filed by Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz as his counsel informed the court that due to deployment of security personnel outside his residence the cleric could not appear before the court...

    Maulana Aziz moved the pre arrest bail application before the additional district and sessions judge of Islamabad in two separate cases – extending...

  • Indian bid for NSG foiled due to Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts: Sartaj Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: It was Pakistan’s intensive diplomatic lobbying which prevented India from gaining entry into the Nuclear Supplier Group’s (NSG), Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Monday...

    "Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif personally wrote letters to 17 prime ministers of different countries on the matter, which is on record," Aziz told senior journalists at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad...

  • Efforts underway to revive stalled Afghan peace talks: Sartaj Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday informed the Senate that efforts were being made for resumption of reconciliation talks between the Afghan Taliban and the Afghan government...

    Aziz also strongly rejected reports that Mullah Omar had died in Pakistan and termed them baseless...

  • Voice of Saddam: former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies

    NASIRIYAH: Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital Friday aged 79 after many years of poor health as a convicted prisoner, a provincial official said...

    “Tareq Aziz died in Hussein Teaching Hospital in the city of Nasiriyah, where he was brought when his health deteriorated," said Adel Abdulhussein al-Dakhili, deputy governor of Dhi Qar province, where the former Iraqi foreign minister...

  • Amman allows Tariq Aziz’s burial in Jordan

    AMMAN: Jordan said on Saturday that former Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz will be buried on its soil after approving a request from his family to hold the funeral in the kingdom...

    Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein’s regime for two decades, died in hospital on Friday aged 79...

  • Govt mulling option to highlight RAW involvement in Pakistan with UN: Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Senior Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security Sartaj Aziz said on Friday that the government is considering to highlight the issue of Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing's (RAW) involvement in Pakistan with the United Nations and other international forums...

    Aziz also said that Kashmir issue must be resolved as per UN resolutions as Kashmir is the core issue in Pak-India talks...

  • Aziz says unaware any Afghan Taliban delegation came to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday said he was “not aware” if any delegation of the Afghan Taliban had recently come to Pakistan in relation to peace talks with the government in Kabul...

    Aziz’s statement comes as news reports quoted officials as saying that three senior Afghan Taliban members travelled to Pakistan this week and held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in...

  • Islamic State's rise in Afghanistan a concern for Pakistan, says Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: The adviser to prime minister on foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, said that rise of Islamic State (IS) group in Afghanistan is a point of concern for Pakistan...

    Talking to media after an event in Islamabad on Wednesday, Aziz said certain elements trying to associate with IS were arrested from Sialkot, however, "it is the rise of IS in Afghanistan which is the cause of concern for Pakistan"...

  • Daniyal Aziz disputes law definitions used in Panama verdict

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Privatisation Daniyal Aziz has claimed that terminologies used in the Supreme Court’s judgement in the Panama Papers case which disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif do not exist in law dictionaries and that a few references used in the verdict have been taken from an online dictionary which, according to him, is not used by the bench and the bar...

    Mr Aziz claimed that the verdict had “jumbled up the...

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