Incarcerated former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he was punished for making Pakistan’s defence insurmountable by detonating nuclear devices on this day in 1998.
Pakistan has reached an “agreement in principle” with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a bailout programme and expects to formally secure a rescue package later this month, a Pakistani minister said on Monday. The long-delayed rescue package would be Pakistan’s 13th IMF bailout programme
Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif and his son, Hamza, who is the leader of the opposition in the Punjab Assembly, were indicted by an accountability court of Lahore in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case on Tuesday.
Pakistan’s president has called on India to immediately lift all restrictions on people in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, ignoring opposition calls for Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down over his alleged bad governance.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan has achieved a biggest success at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as over 50 countries supported Pakistan’s stance on the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).
Calling it “the hub of terrorism,’ India has dismissed Pakistan’s attempts to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) after it had failed to get a hearing in the Security Council.
This would be Imran's second visit to the US. In July, he held a one-on-one meeting with Trump, reports The News International.
The foreign ministry says it allowed Monday an Indian diplomat in Islamabad to meet with imprisoned Kulbhushan Jadhav, in compliance with a July order from the International Court of Justice.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that Islam is a religion of peace and it has nothing to do with terrorism and the act of one person cannot be attributed to the whole community.
“In line with the PCB's commitment to ensure transparency, accountability and role clarity at all levels, Misbah was also named as the chairman of selectors with head coaches of the six first-class cricket association sides as his fellow selectors.”