Fawad Hassan Fawad inducted into PM Kakar’s cabinet

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday licensed the appointment of Fawad Hassan Fawad as federal minister within the caretaker cabinet. The appointment was once made at the recommendation of caretaker top minister Anwarul Haq Kakar beneath Article 224 (1a) of the Constitution. In August, caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar had put in a … Read more

Mustafa Kamal to contest election from this Karachi constituency

KARACHI: The Mutahidda Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Rabitta (Coordination) Committee has made up our minds to award a price ticket to celebration’s senior chief Mustafa Kamal from Karachi’s NA-249 constituency, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to stories, MQM-P senior deputy convener Mustafa Kamal’s nomination won unanimous approval from the committee, paving the way in which … Read more

IHC reserves verdict on Imran Khan’s plea against trial in Attock jail

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan pauses as he speaks with Reuters all through an interview, in Lahore, Pakistan March 17, 2023. — Reuters The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday reserved a verdict on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s petition difficult the Law Ministry’s notification to carry his trial in Attock jail in … Read more

Karachi police arrest wanted SBCA extortionist

KARACHI: Special Investigation Unit (SIU) Sindh on Tuesday carried out an operation and apprehended probably the most wanted extortionist – Zia alias Kala – from Karachi, ARY News reported. According to the main points, an extortionist – affiliated with the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) – has been arrested via the Special Investigation Unit of … Read more

Dollar trading at PKR 298 in open marketplace: Forex dealers

KARACHI: The US greenback (USD) dropped underneath 300 rupees in interbank this morning and trading at 299.60, ARY News reported on Tuesday. “The greenback rate dropped by 1.56 rupees in interbank and trading at 299.60 Pakistani rupees,” Forex dealers stated. “The banks are selling dollar to importers at 300.10 Pakistani rupees,” foreign money dealers stated. … Read more

Govt decides to dissolve DISCO’s board of directors

LAHORE: The Ministry of Energy made up our minds to dissolve the board of directors of energy distribution corporations around the nation, ARY News reported on Tuesday, mentioning resources. Sources shut to the ministry claimed that the Ministry of Energy made up our minds to dissolve the board of directors of energy distribution corporations around … Read more

SHC restrains NAB from arresting ex-Sindh minister Mukesh Chawla

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday heard a petition of former Sindh minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla and others towards harassment, ARY News reported. Former excise and taxation minister of Sindh Mukesh Kumar Chawla and excised division officials had filed a plea within the top court docket towards harassment of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) … Read more

NAB summons Ali Zaidi, Vawda in NCA £190m scandal

RAWALPINDI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned 4 former federal ministers in National Crime Agency (NCA) £190 million scandal (Al-Qadir Trust Case), ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to resources, the anti-graft watchdog has summoned former federal ministers Ali Zaidi, Faisal Vawda, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and Faroogh Naseem in NCA case on September 14 … Read more

US doesn’t take any position regarding outcome of election in Pakistan: State Dept

State Department’s spokesperson Matthew Miller. — AFP/File US envoy had met CEC Sultan Raja and mentioned elections.  “But we of course urge free and fair elections in Pakistan,” says State Dept. President Arif Alvi anticipated to announce the polls date. The State Department has clarified that neither the United States takes any position at the … Read more

ECP, not president, empowered to announce election date: PM

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar. — Radio Pakistan/File Parliament handed law authorising ECP to repair date, says PM. “We have no intention to prolong tenure of caretaker govt.” Idea of Dr Alvi’s probability of appointing a date is “wrong”. ISLAMABAD: Amid speculations in regards to the announcement of the election date, caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq … Read more