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Govt gives go-ahead to Tehseen’s appointment as DG Radio Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The PML-N government has given go-ahead to the appointment of Rao Tehseen Ali, former principal information officer who was dismissed over his alleged role in the leak of sensitive information of a meeting of top civil and military officials, as director general of Radio Pakistan, ARY News reported.  Fawad Hassan Fawad, the principal secretary to the Prime Minister, has issued directives for Tehseen's appointment as the DG Radio Pakistan following the premier's approval on May 10. The establishment division…

Maryam’s name never mentioned in Dawn Leaks probe, says Nisar

LAHORE: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said at no stage of the Dawn Leaks investigation Maryam Nawaz's name came to light, ARY News reported. "I was heading the first overview committee on Dawn Leaks and Maryam's name was never mentioned at any stage of the probe," he said in a statement. Read More: A look into Pakistan’s headline-making news scandal He said when he was interior minister he had asked to release the Dawn Leaks report and he would again request the government to release the…

Imran invokes ‘Dawn Leaks’ to take swipe at FM over India ties statement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday revived the ‘Dawn Leaks’ saga after Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s statement in connection with friendly ties with India. Taking to twitter, Khan said that the foreign minister’s statement is evident that Dawn Leaks was a deliberate attempt by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to target Pakistan Army at a time when it is fighting enemies on multiple fronts. Coming down hard on former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other PML-N leaders, the PTI…

Dawn leaks: Court reserves decision on Rao Tehseen’s plea

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court on Thursday heard a petition of Rao Tehseen Ali, former principal information officer (PIO), challenging his removal from the post in the wake of the Dawn leaks inquiry recommendations, ARY News reported. Prime minister’s former special assistant on foreign affairs Tariq Fatemi and PIO Rao Tehseen Ali were dismissed from their posts following the recommendations of an inquiry committee that probed the leak of information about a high-profile meeting between the civilian and military leaders…

Dawn leaks’ story was baseless, speculative and wrong: Aizaz Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Ambassador in Washington Aizaz Chaudhry on Tuesday said that Dawn leaks story was baseless, speculative and wrong and the matter has now been settled after a long inquiry. “Pakistan is committed to eliminate terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Pakistan will never allow its soil to be used against any other country and expects that no other country will allow anyone to operate from there against Pakistan,” he said while addressing at Ambassador Series Program of World Affairs Council. He said…

Senate Chairman expresses dissatisfaction over govt reply on Dawn Leaks

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani on Friday expressed dissatisfaction on the government’s reply over Dawn Leaks in which it was told that amicable solution to the issue has strengthened democracy in the country, ARY News reported. Expressing resentment on a press release, chairman senate Raza Rabbani queried about the two parties, which were referred in the statement. “Two parties, what does it mean”, the chairman asked. Responding to a motion moved by leader of the opposition regarding Dawn leaks in senate,…

PTI submits motion on Dawn Leaks in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has filed an adjournment motion in National Assembly to seek Dawn Leaks inquiry report to be produced in the parliament, ARY News reported on Thursday. PTI lawmakers Shirin Mazari and Asad Umar filed an adjournment motion in the lower house seeking adjournment of the routine business of the lower house to initiate debate on an inquiry report on the national security news leak scandal. The PTI adjournment motion says that Dawn Leaks has been a national security issue as agreed…

‘It was to save Maryam Nawaz Sharif’

ISLAMABAD: Commenting over the recently "settled" Dawn Leaks issue, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan on Wednesday said that the main purpose of the rulers was to save Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the prime minister's daughter. Speaking exclusively to ARY News, Aitzaz Ahsan claimed that in one of All Parties Conference, Maryam Nawaz's media cell was granted access to everything going on in the closed room and media was provided with information through the media cell run by PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter. He added…

Notification regarding Dawn leaks to be issued in two days: Marriyum

KARACHI: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday said that the Interior Ministry will issue a notification regarding Dawn Leaks in a couple of days, ARY News reported. “All responsible persons will be brought to justice. The notification will also identify all the characters involved in Dawn Leaks,” she said while addressing a meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) in Karachi. She also said that the government believed in freedom of expression and it would ensure…

PM Nawaz, Army Chief discuss ‘Dawn Leaks’ in key meeting

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa held a meeting to discuss the Dawn Leaks issue, ARY News reported. The Army Chief and the Prime Minister were agreed over the amicable settlement of the issue in the meeting, sources said. The Prime Minister's Office on April 29, had issued directives for the removal of Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi and Principal Information Officer Rao Tehseen in line with the recommendations of the committee set up to…