There should be an end to corruption in Pakistan. It’s very strange that the rulers are rich and the people of country are poor. Every corrupt politician has to be accountable for his or her wrongdoing (“Sharif’s son offered me Rs500m bribe to resign, claims Pak judge,” Gulf Today July 13). It has been seven decades
People of Pakistan are fortunate that they finally have Imran Khan as their leader who can run the country with honesty and dignity (“Imran inaugurates ‘Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme’” May 5, Gulf Today). Where there’s a will, there’s a way. There is a history of a man whose name is Imran Khan
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan’s congratulatory message via Twitter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his party victory, offering to work together towards peace and prosperity of the region, and second time elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s positive re-tweet is highly laudable.
It is a step in the right direction by Imran Khan’s government to allow dual nationals to contest elections (“Pakistan decides to allow dual nationals to contest elections,” July 27, Gulf Today). It is good news that the Pakistan government has decided to allow dual-national Pakistanis to contest elections in Pakistan. Special Assistant to the Premier
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to the US next week is meant to reset Pakistan’s often stormy relations with the US. The first visit by Khan as Prime Minister of Pakistan had been under discussion for some weeks, but Islamabad got a jolt when the State Department spokesperson refuted Pakistani media reports of a meeting
Pakistan’s military and police said on Thursday that Indian firing killed two civilians and three soldiers in Pakistan’s part of Kashmir, which is split between the nuclear-armed rivals and claimed by both in its entirety.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said the interior ministry had already started a crackdown on Indian movies in the federal capital and it would be expanded to other parts of the country soon in collaboration with the provincial governments.
The premier's message came as the curfew and communications blackout imposed by New Delhi in Kashmir entered its 12th day. Aug.15 is also India's Independence Day, which is being observed as a black day across Pakistan to protest the brutalities in Kashmir.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday once again questioned the international community’s silence on Kashmir and warned that should ethnic cleansing of Muslims take place in the region, there would be severe repercussions in the Muslim world.
The government has directed all federal ministries and institutions and the governments of four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan to submit by Sept.1 the declarations of assets held and acquired by their employees during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
In separate office memorandums, the government also notified 15 per cent ad hoc relief allowance (ARA) to the officers in management grades, besides extending the benefit of 5-10pc ARA to selective corporations and autonomous bodies.