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    First Woman Chief Minister Of Punjab Pakistan

  • India-held Kashmir gets first woman chief minister

    JAMMU: Mehbooba Mufti was sworn in on Monday as India-held Kashmir's (IHK) first woman leader, taking over from her father nearly three months after he died in office...

    Mehbooba Mufti reached an agreement at a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month, although the terms of their deal have not been disclosed...

  • Punjab CM directs police chief to submit final report on woman's assault near Minar-i-Pakistan tomorrow

    Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday directed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Inam Ghani to submit a final report tomorrow (Friday) on the assault and harassment of a female TikToker and her companions at the city's Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day...

    The IGP presented an initial report to the chief minister during a high-level meeting at the headquarters of the Punjab Safe Cities Authority which reviewed the...

  • German minister becomes first woman to win EU top job

    STRASBOURG: German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday after winning over sceptical lawmakers...

    The 60-year-old conservative was nominated to become the first woman in Brussels’ top job last month by the leaders of the bloc’s 28 member states, to the annoyance of many MEPs...

  • Al Qaeda Pakistan chief killed in Lahore raid: Punjab home minister

    LAHORE: The head of Al Qaeda in Pakistan was among the four militants killed in Monday's police raid in Sheikhupura district's Kala Shah Kaku area, a provincial official said on Wednesday...

    Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada named the Al Qaeda leader only as “Abdali” in a news conference and said he and three other operatives were planning an attack on government figures...

  • First-ever woman advocate general appointed in Punjab

    LAHORE: Additional Advocate General (AAG) Asma Hamid has been appointed as first-ever woman advocate general of Punjab (AGP) since Shakilur Rehman Khan tendered his resignation as the principal law officer the other day owing to expiry of the provincial government’s constitutional term on May 31...

    Sources in the advocate general office confirmed that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif approved a summary to this effect on Monday evening......

  • First woman to hold Punjab AGP office removed from post

    Asma Hamid, the first female advocate general of Punjab (AGP), was removed from her post after remaining in charge for less than a month, DawnNewsTV reported on Wednesday...

    According to a notification issued by Punjab's Law and Parliamentary Affairs Department, the province's Additional Advocate General Muhammad Shan Gul has been handed over the additional charge of the AGP office until another appointment is made...

  • Justice Tahira Safdar likely to become first woman chief justice of Balochistan High Court

    The Balochistan High Court (BHC) may have its first woman chief justice following the retirement of incumbent BHC Chief Justice Mohammad Noor Muskanzai, who is reaching superannuation on August 31...

    The Dawn Newspaper has learned that the Judicial Commission, which is expected to meet on July 30 under the chairmanship of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, may consider the elevation of Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar as BHC chief justice... ...

  • Man posing to be Punjab chief minister’s secretary arrested

    During last week, the police arrested two men, in different cases, who were posing to be employees of the Punjab Chief Minister Office and the Presidency respectively...

    Khanna police arrested a person who was posing to be the private secretary of the Punjab chief minister and was taking money from people and promising them electricity and gas connections...

  • Punjab chief minister slot: PTI says name kept under the wraps on ally’s request

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) claims that it has finalised its candidate for the slot of the Punjab chief minister but is withholding his name on the request of its ally PML-Q...

    “Party chairman Imran Khan had selected the nominee for the office of chief minister many days ago but his name is being kept secret on the insistence of the PML-Q which wants to delay making public the nomination until elections of the Punjab...

  • Deliver or quit, chief minister tells South Punjab secretaries

    LAHORE: Expressing his indignation over performance of the South Punjab Secretariat, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed the secretaries of its different departments to resolve problems of the people of the region and expedite execution of projects there...

    On Mr Buzdar’s special instructions, a meeting of secretaries concerned was held at the Chief Minister’s Office where the principal secretary conveyed them to take effective...

  • Punjab chief minister launches anti-dengue drive after a death

    LAHORE: With a death reported due to dengue in Lahore, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Sunday issued orders for launch of anti-dengue campaign throughout the province, asking the departments concerned to perform their duty in an active manner...

    Meanwhile, Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz expressed concern at the rising dengue cases in the province...

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