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Imran Khan

Imran Khan is the former captain of Pakistan cricket team who led the national side to World Cup glory in 1992 and shot to fame in its wake. He is a graduate from Oxford and became one of the world’s most admired cricketers. After years of fund-raising, Imran Khan opened a cancer hospital in the memory of his mother in Lahore in 1994. Khan’s confidence stems from what he sees is a tsunami of support for the PTI in Pakistan as traditional parties falter amid charges and counter-charges of corruption and petty jealousies. Besides young men and woman of all ages, the charismatic leader inspired the upper class who never got out of their homes to exercise their right to vote. Imran Khan’s party won a good number of seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa province in the 2013 general elections and joined forces with Jamat-e-Islami and Aftab Sherpao’s Qaumi Watan Party to form a coalition government. Accusing his political opponents of massive rigging in the general elections, he launched a fierce movement demanding re-election in 32 constituencies in the Punjab province. Imran Khan had also led march into Islamabad and hold 126-days sit-in to press for a probe into mass irregularities in the elections.

PM Imran, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi discuss bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in the United Arab Emirates on a day-long visit today (Sunday), ARY News reported. Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces, at the Presidential Palace. Matters relating to the bilateral relations and important international and regional issues were discussed in the meeting. They also discussed ways and means to further enhance the…

Govt decides to launch ‘Naya Pakistan Youth Program’

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to launch ‘Naya Pakistan Youth Program’ across the country, with an aim to empower youth making them enable to take ownership of creating a sustainable future for themselves, ARY News reported. The decision in this regard was taken during a meeting between PM Khan and Chairman Prime Minister's Youth Program Usman Dar in Islamabad today (Thursday). During the meeting, the PM was briefed on special package prepared by the government for the youth under its upcoming program. Mr.…

Asia Bibi entitled to all constitutional rights: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reaffirmed the government’s resolve to respect the judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Asia Bibi case, and said as citizens of Pakistan, the woman and her family are entitled to all rights as guaranteed by the Constitution of Pakistan, ARY News reported. Talking to President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani who telephoned him, PM Khan stressed the need for respecting each other’s religions and sentiments. He called for enhanced dialogue as well as cooperation…

Imran Khan directs to evolve new master plan for Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for preparation of a master plan for Islamabad, which will soon be implemented. Addressing a joint news conference with Prime Minister's Special Assistant on Capital Development Authority Ali Nawaz Awan, in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said a commission will be formed for preparing the master plan which will be headed by a professional planner. Shehryar said action was being taken against the land grabbers without…

‘Tabdeeli’ will be visible in a few months: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday chaired a meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders from Sindh and discussed various issues related to the province, ARY News reported. Addressing the audience attended by senior PTI leaders, PM Khan said he took up the reins of the government in a difficult time, adding “the Tabdeeli (change) will be visible in a few months,” he added. He directed his party leaders and members of the assembly to play their role in resolution of problems faced by the public.…

PM Imran Khan expected to address the nation today: sources

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to address the nation today, ARY News reported. According to sources, PM Khan will take the nation into confidence regarding important initiatives of the government against corruption. The time of the address hasn't yet been decided. Mr. Khan has also met the officials of recently-formed Assets Recovery Unit and he may also share some details about it in the address. After taking reins of the country, Prime Minister Imran Khan has addressed the nation more than couple…

PM Imran directs party leaders to finalize strategy for Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government would take the Senate elections on two vacated seats ‘seriously’ and contact all relevant stake holders in this regard, ARY News reported. The government high-ups have started mulling on the strategy to prepare for the Senate elections on two seats that are to be held after three days.  PM Khan also held a meeting with chief minister Punjab, governor Punjab, Jahangir Tareen and others to finalize the strategy. The premier asked party leaders not to consider…

PM Imran extends stay in Lahore: sources

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday took notice of a leaked conversation between Federal Minister for Housing Tariq Bashir Cheema and party leader Jahangir Tareen, and has decided to extend his stay in Lahore, sources told ARY News on Saturday. As a video emerged today showing Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) leaders Pervaiz Elahi, Tariq Bashir Cheema and Minister for Mines and Minerals Hafiz Ammar Yasir — chatting with PTI stalwart Jahangir Tareen during a meeting. PML-Q's Tariq Basheer Cheema…

PM Imran lays foundation stone of shelter home in Lahore

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday laid the foundation of the shelter home project in Punjab province's Lahore city,  ARY News reported. The project is aimed at housing a number of homeless people who usually spend nights on footpaths or other places in different areas of Lahore city. Addressing the ceremony, the PM said that his party's aim is to turn Pakistan into a welfare state and the target cannot be achieved without helping the poor segments of the society. "Should we allow our people to live…

PM to lay foundation stone of shelter home project in Lahore today

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay foundation stone of a shelter project in Lahore today for the downtrodden segments of society who spend nights on the streets under the open sky.  The project is being launched for a number of homeless people who usually spend nights on footpaths or other places without roof over their heads in different areas of Lahore city. These people also require the basic needs of life including availability of facilities like washing clothes and staying safe at night, besides…