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  • Pakistan still awaiting decision by Saudi govt on exemption of Umrah tax: Religious affairs ministry

    The Ministry of Religious Affairs on Friday issued a statement of clarification regarding an exemption from additional tax for Pakistanis performing more than one Umrah within two years, saying that a reply from the Saudi government in this regard was still awaited...

    The ministry's spokesperson said that the Saudi government had imposed a tax of 2,000 riyals on any individual, from any country, who visited the kingdom more than once...

  • Minister joins walkout against religious affairs ministry officials

    ISLAMABAD: In an attempt to rein in the bureaucracy of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Mohammad Yousuf followed members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Religious Affairs in a protest walkout against his own ministry’s officials...

    The walkout – which was a rare display of parliamentary unity – was held against a decision by ministry officials on the allocation of a quota for new Haj...

  • Has the religious affairs ministry forgotten its Nizam-i-Salat?

    The religious affairs ministry now wants to revive the Nizam-i-Salat and the Directorate of Haj Islamabad has been directed to visit various mosques in this regard...

    Several reports filed by Director Haj Islamabad Qazi Samiur Rehman claims the Nizam is being followed by mosques of all sects while members of the Nizam-i-Salat Committee blame the ministry for not implementing the system...

  • Foreign affairs committee expresses concern over execution of Pakistanis abroad

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly on Monday expressed serious reservations over the increasing number of executions of Pakistanis in foreign countries...

    During a meeting at the Parliament House, the committee recommended the Foreign Office (FO) to ensure the right to fair trial for all Pakistani citizens facing legal proceedings in overseas courts of law...

  • EU foreign affairs chief in Saudi Arabia for talks on Iran N-agreement

    RIYADH: EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini held talks in Saudi Arabia on Monday to explain the agreement she helped broker on Iran’s nuclear programme, and to push for an end to Yemen’s war...

    Mogherini met Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in the latest visit by a top Western official aimed at easing Saudi concerns over the deal with its regional rival...

  • Afghan delegation meets foreign affairs adviser, NSA

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Committee on Thursday met with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Adviser (NSA) retired Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua, and both sides agreed to begin action on lists of wanted terrorists that were to be exchanged this month...

    According to an official statement, Mr Aziz said during the meeting that he was convinced that peace in Afghanistan was critical to peace...

  • How can army, ISI chiefs take up foreign jobs soon after retirement: SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Sup­reme Court on Wednesday wondered how former chiefs of the Pakistan Army and Inter-Services Intelligence could take up foreign jobs without completing the mandatory gap of two years after their retirement...

    A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, asked defence secretary retired Lt Gen Zamirul Hassan to furnish before the court no-objection certificates issued by the government to...

  • Govt attracting foreign investment to create jobs, says Asad

    KARACHI: Finance Mini­ster Asad Umar has said that the government is pursing an investment-led export growth model in short- and medium-term for early recovery of the economy and providing jobs to youth...

    In an interactive session with foreign investors at the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) on Saturday, the minister agreed with the chamber’s recommendations that digitisation, data analytics and data...

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