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Major reshuffle in Pakistan Army: Lt Gen Nadeem Raza appointed Chief of General Staff

The army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced.

Pakistan Army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced. The appointments announ­ced on Friday and the upcoming changes together mean that a total of 22 positions of lieutenant generals will be affected. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), ... Read More »

World leaders congratulate Imran Khan on becoming Pakistan’s PM

Leaders from across the world are felicitating Imran Khan as he took the oath as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday. China Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang appreciated his Pakistani counterpart’s positive remarks on supporting the development of China-Pakistan relations. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang congratulated Imran Khan as the new PM of Pakistan. He said he would work ... Read More »

Imran Khan sworn in as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan takes oath as PM in Islamabad, after being elected as prime minister on Friday ISLAMABAD – Imran Khan has been as sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister after his party’s victory in July 2018 general elections. Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) is in power for the first time since it began its political struggle 22 years ago and ... Read More »

Pakistanis at home and abroad celebrate Independence Day

ISLAMABAD (Compiled by PPA) — Pakistanis at home and abroad celebrated 72nd Independence Day with full fervor and enthusiasm and hundreds of big and small ceremonies were held in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta and dozens of other small cities and towns. The main function was held in Islamabad, attended by President Mamnoon Hussain, Interim Prime Minister Nasir ul Mulk, ... Read More »

Pakistanis in Singapore celebrate 71st Independence Day

Pakistan High Commission in Singapore

Pakistan High Commissioner and Pakistanis in Singapore celebrated country’s 71st Independence Day with colourful ceremony By Sana Jamal SINGAPORE — Pakistan High Commissioner and Pakistanis in Singapore today celebrated country’s 71st Independence Day on Tuesday with full enthusiasm and dedication to serving the country’s principles of faith, unity, and discipline. High Commissioner Mr. Nasrullah Khan together with all staff members, ... Read More »

Imran Khan to be sworn in as Pakistan PM on August 18

Imran Khan

Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM on August 18: PTI Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will be sworn in as prime minister on August 18, his party said on Friday, announcing it has the numbers to form a coalition government in the Centre. “In a historic moment, Imran Khan will take the oath (as prime minister) on ... Read More »

China’s apprehensions on CPEC clarified by Imran Khan

China hails Imran Khan’s remarks on Pak-China relations ISLAMABAD (PPA) – A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson highly appreciated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan for his remarks on China and Pakistan relations and said this statement fully showed that no matter how the domestic situation changed in the two countries, China-Pakistan all-weather strategic partnership would not be shaken, which was in ... Read More »

Commonwealth Observers endorses election process in Pakistan, lauds massive participation

ISLAMABAD (PPA) — The Commonwealth Observer Group which came to Pakistan to observe the process of elections in Pakistan concluded in an interim statement that commended the people of Pakistan for their commitment to exercising their right to vote and termed the move as “an important milestone in strengthening democracy in Pakistan.” While appreciating the task conducted by the Election ... Read More »

Imran Khan’s Party in big lead, Nawaz+Zardari in no position to form Govt. in Centre

ISLAMABAD (PPA Special Report) — As Pakistanis await official results the unofficial reports say that Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (Justice Party) has secured more than 107 seats in the National Assembly while his arch-rival Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League (PMLN) could manage no more than sixty seats and Asif Zardari’s Pakistan People’s Party emerged in the third position to by ... Read More »

Voting begins in Pakistan amid high security

More than 100 million people are expected to head to the polls in a crucial election Pakistan remains on high alert as voting for the general election started on Wednesday morning. The polling, which started at eight in the morning, will continue till six in the evening without any break. July 25 has been declared a public holiday so that the ... Read More »

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