Govt likely to present budget amendments on September 18: sources

Govt likely to present budget amendments on September 18: sources

ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to present amendments to the budget in a National Assembly held on September 18, sources informed Geo News on Thursday. A Senate session will be held on the same day in the evening.  According to sources, a joint Parliament session is expected to be held on Monday...

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Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan honored and awarded with ‘Turkish Legion of Merit’

Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan honored and awarded with ‘Turkish Legion of Merit’

ANKARA: Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was given a tribute with the most prestigious award in Turkey ‘Turkish Legion of Merit’ on Thursday. According to details, Air Chief was honored with the award during his visit to the headquarters of Turkish Air force in Ankara. The award was granted in...

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to visit Pakistan

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive on a two-day official visit to Pakistan today being an invitee to Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Mevlut stated that apart from meeting his Pakistani counterpart Mr. Mehmood Qureshi, he will also call on President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan. During the...

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“Damage had already been done”: Nawaz trio refused to be released on parole

“Damage had already been done”: Nawaz trio refused to be released on parole

ISLAMABAD: Incarcerated PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif had refused to submit a request to be released on parole following his wife’s death, sources informed media sources on Wednesday. According to information received from sources privy to the matter, Nawaz had refused to sign the parole request, having Maryam supported her father’s decision. The Nawaz...

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Begum Kulsoom’s corpse to depart from London to Lahore via PIA tonight

Begum Kulsoom’s corpse to depart from London to Lahore via PIA tonight

LONDON: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying the body of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife, Begum Kulsoom, will depart from London to Lahore tonight. The flight is scheduled to depart from Heathrow Airport for Lahore at 11:00pm. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif arrived London last night to...

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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral prayers to be offered on Friday at namaz-e-Asr

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral prayers to be offered on Friday at namaz-e-Asr

LAHORE: The funeral prayers for Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered on Friday at Sharif Medical City in Jati Umra, a spokesperson for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) revealed. The funeral prayers are likely to be offered at 5pm on Friday, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said. An earlier statement by the...

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District Administration imposes Section 144 in Peshawar until 10th Muharram to ensure utmost security

District Administration imposes Section 144 in Peshawar until 10th Muharram to ensure utmost security

PESHAWAR: The District Administration imposed section 144 till 10th of Muharram in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to ensure peace and security in the holy month. The notification issued by the district administration read that pillion riding, wall chalking, distribution of objectionable material, pasting posters on walls especially on...

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IK’s close aide Awn Chaudhry appointed as adviser to CM Punjab Usman Buzdar

IK’s close aide Awn Chaudhry appointed as adviser to CM Punjab Usman Buzdar

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and PM Imran’s close aide Awn Chaudhry has been appointed adviser to Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, media sources reported on Wednesday. According to a notification issued by Punjab government, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has appointed Awn Chaudhry, Abdul Haye Dasti, Faisal Hayat and...

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Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi urges the need to foster mutually beneficial relations with the UAE in all areas

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi urges the need to foster mutually beneficial relations with the UAE in all areas

ISLAMABAD: During a telephonic conversation with his United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s counterpart, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday emphasized the need to foster mutually beneficial relations with the UAE in all areas. He stated the UAE was Pakistan’s most important trade and investment partner in the Gulf. Sheikh Abdullah...

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Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing and COAS Qamar Bajwa discuss affairs of mutual interests

Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing and COAS Qamar Bajwa discuss affairs of mutual interests

RAWALPINDI: China’s Ambassador  Yao Jing Tuesday turned up to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and discussed affairs of mutual interests with him, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The Chinese ambassador met the army chief at the General Headquarters (GHQ), where matters of mutual interest...

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