ISLAMABAD: Minister for Kashmir Affairs Chaudhry Barjees Tahir on Monday said China and Turkey have extended their full support to Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, which reflects the successful foreign policy of the government. “Kashmir issue has come to forefront because of effective foreign policy of the incumbent government,” he said while presiding over a meeting of the Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) cabinet, Parliamentary Party and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) central and district wings in Islamabad. The AJK…
ISLAMABAD: The government is going to table two bills in the National Assembly on Monday (today) to extend tenure of Military Courts for two years. Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday said that amendments to the already tabled Constitutional Amendment Bill and Army Act Amendment Bill will be discussed in the National Assembly on Monday to extend tenure of military courts, in the light of the consensus arrived in the parliamentary leaders meeting on March 16. The government after intensive consultations with…
ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday said military courts would be conditionally extended for two years and a bill in this regard would be submitted in National Assembly on Monday, ARY News reported. “Four out of the nine points of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)'s proposals have been agreed upon. A committee comprising parliamentarians would be formed on national security to regularly monitor military courts and implementation of all security actions,” he said while addressing a press conference…
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