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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

WWF-Pakistan encourages citizens to vote for environmental sustainability

Your Vote Counts – Vote responsibly and for environmental sustainability in the upcoming elections The subject of the environment is still struggling to be a top agenda in the national elections this year. This is why WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Votes (PV), a non-partisan voter platform, has released a short video demanding citizens vote responsibly in the upcoming general elections to ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif in deep trouble after controversial statement on Mumbai attacks

Nawaz Sharif may face treason charges after supporting Modi’s narrative ISLAMABAD — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in deep trouble after he claimed in an interview that “Pakistan should have allowed non-state actors to kill 150 people in Mumbai”. In an interview to a Dawn newspaper, former Prime Minister who has been ousted by Supreme Court last year on ... Read More »

COAS Gen Bajwa briefs senators on national security issues

COAS Gen Bajwa briefs senators on national security, takes questions during four-hour long session

Senators praised Pakistan Army’s role and acknowledged its sacrifices Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Jawed Bajwa and other senior army officers briefed the Senate Committee of the Whole House on national security in an extraordinary in-camera session. It was the first time in country’s history when an army chief gave the briefing to the Senators, The historic Senate ... Read More »

NAB Court issues arrest warrant against ousted PM Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif faces trouble as Dubai law firm verified his FZE chairmanship

Accountability Court issued bailable arrest warrants of former PM in two cases of alleged corruption The Court of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of  Pakistan has issued bailable arrest warrants of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in two corruption cases. Accountability Court issued bailable arrest warrants for the Flagship Investment, Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metal Establishment case in Islamabad court. NAB ... Read More »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected prime minister of Pakistan

Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the nominee of PML-N, has been elected Prime Minister of Pakistan after bagging with 221 votes from the 342-member National Assembly. He will be sworn-in by the president later. The NA session was called by President Mamnoon Hussain following a landmark Supreme Court ruling on the Panama Papers ... Read More »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi appointed interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

Khaqan Abbasi will hold PM office till Shahbaz Sharif is not elected to the National Assembly in 45 days Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the former Petroleum and Gas Minister, has been appointed as the interim Prime Minister of the country after the position was left vacant following the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Shahid Khaqan will be ... Read More »

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