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France keen to increase investments, bilateral trade with Pakistan

ISLAMABABD: Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production Senator Lt. Gen retd Abdul Qayyum on Friday said Pakistan appreciates and welcomes French endeavours to increase investments in the country which is a huge market being sixth most populous country of the world. The senator during a meeting with the French Ambassador Mr Marc Barety also welcomed French decision to participate in forthcoming Asian Parliamentary Assembly’s standing committee on political affairs meeting being held in Gwadar on 29-30…

PPP leader predicts Imran Khan will be disqualified before next elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Senator Abdul Qayyum has predicted that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan will be disqualified before the next general elections. He was answering a question on ARY News program ‘Aitraz Hai’ when asked by host Adil Abbasi why the PTI chairman inferred when he said that after Nawaz Sharif, another leader will be asking why he has been removed. Imran Khan had on Friday, while addressing a public gathering in Sukkur, had termed the PPP chairperson as the ‘master of…

PML-N considering Gen Qadir, Qayyum for Ch Nisar’s replacement

ISLAMABAD: As Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reached Murree to meet ousted predecessor Mian Nawaz Sharif to discuss formation of new federal cabinet, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has declined an offer to continue as the Interior Minister, sources said. The consultation meeting with Nawaz Sharif is underway to ponder nominees for ministerial portfolios. According to sources, no drastic changes are expected in the new federal cabinet. However, it is to be seen who will replace the key portfolio of finance in the absence…