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  • Plan may allow sale of public property to favourites

    LAHORE: The Punjab government is considering to allow under its control the sale of the local government property with the first right of refusal to its existing users (offering them to purchase)...

    They said the manner in which it was being carried out reflected that the government was going to dole out local government immoveable property...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance, and the effective legal strategy being pursued by the new legal team,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

  • The night my family miraculously escaped Hyderabad Deccan for Pakistan

    How aware were the powers that be that communities, families, friendships would be ripped apart?Desperate times lead to desperate measures, but the horrific chaos leading up to Indian independence, the partition of India and the birth of Pakistan defies belief...

    While it made every sense for India to achieve independence, the way it was conceived seems as if those involved – the British, Congress and the Muslim League – made their...

  • Pakistan raises issue of F-16 sale with visiting US commander

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday raised the unresolved issue of F-16 sale to Pakistan and expressed concern with the visiting commander of US Central Command (Centcom) General Joseph Votel...

    Secretary Defence Gen (r) Alam Khattak reiterated Pakistan’s need for the F-16 jets, and impressed upon the visiting Centcom commander the jet’s utility in the war against terror...

  • PPP to resist sale of Pakistan Steel Mills land

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peo­ples Party Senator Taj Haider on Friday said that he will resist the sale of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) land under the garb of clearing its liabilities...

    “I will set up a protest camp there and not allow the sale of land this way,” he said during a meeting of Senate Standing Com­m­ittee on Industries which was discussing issues related to PSM including nonpayment of gratuity and provident fund to 3,500...

  • Pakistan Steel for sale again

    PAKISTAN Steel Mills, the country’s largest industrial complex, is again on the priority list for privatisation, with the transaction scheduled to be finalised by the end of December...

    The previous attempt to sell Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) by then-Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz to a Saudi-led consortium for Rs21...

  • Pakistan to start ‘soft-marketing’ state airline sale in June

    LONDON: The government will begin the marketing process next month to sell a 49 per cent stake in Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and plans to list shares in several power utility firms this year, privatisation minister Mohammad Zubair said on Monday...

    “We have to understand the market, and what the market is looking for,” he added...

  • 'Disappointed' India summons US ambassador over sale of F-16s to Pakistan

    NEW DELHI: A 'disappointed' India summoned on Saturday United States envoy in New Delhi, Richard Verma, over Obama administration's decision to sell eight Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, along with training, radar and other equipment, a deal worth $699 million...

    "We are disappointed at the decision of the Obama Administration to notify the sale of F-16 aircraft to Pakistan," Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman...

  • Pakistan 'surprised' over Indian reaction to US F-16 sale

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Sunday expressed 'surprise' at the Indian government's disappointment over the United States' decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan...

    A 'disappointed' India on Saturday summoned the US envoy in New Delhi, Richard Verma, to 'convey its displeasure' regarding the Obama administration's decision to notify the sale of the aircraft to Pakistan...

  • US senator does not expect Pakistan F-16 sale to be blocked

    WASHINGTON: United States Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday he does not expect an upcoming vote on a $700 million sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan to keep the deal from going ahead...

    President Barack Obama's administration announced on Feb 12 that it had approved the sale of the Lockheed Martin Corp aircraft as well as radars and other equipment to Pakistan...

  • India should not be concerned over F-16 sale to Pakistan, says Pentagon

    WASHINGTON: The United States Defense Department said on Tuesday that the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan should not be a cause of concern to India as the deal "always" took into account the regional security situation...

    India has expressed its disappointment at the decision by the Obama Administration to sell to sell eight Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, along with training, radar and other equipment to help the...

  • Pakistan rejects US conditions attached to sale of F-16s?

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan needs modern F-16 fighter jets for its ongoing war against terrorism but rejects the conditions the United States has attached with their sale, said Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry on Saturday...

    Speaking to journalists, scholars and corporate leaders at a breakfast meeting in Islamabad, the foreign secretary said no conditions should be attached to the sale of F-16s because Pakistan plans to use the jets only for...

  • US govt supports sale of F-16s to Pakistan: official

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department has informed Congress that it wants to retain the flexibility that foreign assistance provides, to do business with Pakistan...

    “It is critical that the State Department maintains the flexibility to provide assistance for Pakistan that advances US interests,” said a department official when asked how the recent congressional restrictions could affect US-Pakistan relations...

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