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  • Opposition prepares questionnaire for prime minister's NA visit

    ISLAMABAD: The opposition on Friday released a list of seven points of disclosure for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ahead of his planned attendance in the National Assembly this Friday...

    The questionnaire asks the Prime Minister to clarify when and how four apartments in Mayfair, London were purchased and the source of taxable income used to purchase them, to name property held by the PM and his family between 1985 and 2016 and the...

  • China warmly welcomes Israel's prime minister after Saudi king's visit

    China welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday just days after hosting Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the signing of deals worth as much as $65 billion with Riyadh, as China steps up its tentative engagement with the Middle East...

    Chinese envoys occasionally visit Israel and the Palestinian Territories, but Chinese efforts to mediate or play a role in that long-standing dispute have never amounted to much...

  • Prime Minister House to be converted into high-quality postgraduate institute: minister

    Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood announced on Thursday that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government will turn the Prime Minister House into a postgraduate university of a high quality...

    Addressing a press conference regarding the new government's plans for state-owned properties, the minister announced that additional construction will also be carried out on the land behind the residence meant for the premier after a...

  • Pakistan no more reliant on US for military needs: Prime Minister Abbasi

    Pakistan is no more reliant on the United States for military requirements and will reach out to others if one source [of military supplies] dries up, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbas said in an interview with the Arab News on Sunday...

    "Reiterating his stance on Pakistan's fight against terrorism, Abbasi said that the world needs to recognise the country's efforts...

  • Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan

    PML-N's Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan in an oath-taking ceremony held at President House on Tuesday...

    Abbasi was elected prime minister by lawmakers in the National Assembly earlier today, bagging 221 votes to become the successor to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif...

  • AJK prime minister summoned to explain 'anti-Pakistan' remarks

    Six separate notices were issued to Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider by the AJK Legislative Assembly's Secretariat on Friday asking him to appear before the Speaker of the AJK Assembly on August 28 to explain comments he made on July 29...

    The notices were issued after opposition leaders filed references demanding Farooq's resignation for saying that he will have to have to "reconsider" if he wanted to...

  • If I were the Prime Minister of Pakistan for a day, I would ...

    The children of Pakistan share their vision for the country and how they feel it should be governed...

    Read on to find out what they plan to do if they become the Prime Minister of Pakistan for a day!I will establish a safe and just society so that innocent people do not suffer and lose their lives, like my brother Mehmood Hassain, who was martyred in the Quetta Police Training College attack, on October 2016...

  • Here's how the prime minister of Pakistan is elected

    Following the ouster of PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif from the prime minister's seat on July 28, the National Assembly voted in Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's new prime minister today, August 1...

    On Saturday, the ruling PML-N had unanimously nominated Abbasi, who was until last week the minister for petroleum and natural resources, as their candidate for the vacancy...

  • Prime Minister demands answers over Pakistan's hockey embarrassment

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is also patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), has expressed concern over the embarrassing performance of the national team in World Hockey League and its failure to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics...

    A day after Pakistan's shock defeat to Ireland, Sharif sought explanation from the PHF and the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination about the dismal state of the national sport...

  • Pakistan's highest civil honour conferred on Malaysian prime minister

    President Arif Alvi on Friday conferred Pakistan's highest civil award — Nishan-e-Pakistan — on Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad during a ceremony held at President House in Islamabad...

    The investiture ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan, federal ministers, parliamentarians and senior military and civilian officials...

  • Prime minister to preside over APC in Quetta today

    QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will preside over an All-Party Conference to be held here on Tuesday to discuss the security situation in the wake of Mastung massacre...

    Family members of the victims of the Mastung carnage had demanded convening of the conference during a sit-in they held in front of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat...

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