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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 Khan meets Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara

ANKARA: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan held a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday (today), Radio Pakistan reported. According to details, both the leaders discussed various bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest in the meeting. https://www.facebook.com/PTIOfficial/videos/1978812468861320/ PM Khan is visiting Turkey on the invitation of the Turkish president. He is accompanied by a high level delegation comprising Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi,…

Pakistan, Turkey to continue joint efforts for Afghan peace

ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey on Friday reaffirmed their resolve to continue joint efforts for a peaceful resolution of the decades-long Afghan conflict, Radio Pakistan reported.  As per details, the commitment of both countries was reiterated during a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavasoglu in Ankara. Qureshi briefed the Turkish Foreign Minister about his recent regional outreach program comprising visits to four important neighboring states as an effort to…

PM Khan urges Turkish businesses to invest in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan had a range of investment opportunities which could immensely favour Turkish businesses, ARY News reported on Thursday.  While addressing the business community in Ankara, the prime minister said that his government was entirely focused on creating a conducive environment for foreign investors and steps were being taken to make doing business in Pakistan easier for foreign entities. Highlighting some of his government’s projects, he said that the…

Centre realises need to resolve Karachi issues: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the federal government realised the urgent need to resolve the issues of transport, clean drinking water, sewerage system among others in Karachi, ARY News reported. “Karachi is the economic hub of Pakistan, and it has a key role in stability and development of the national economy,” he said while presiding over a meeting on development projects in Karachi. Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Communications Murad Saeed, Federal Minister for Water…

Imran Khan voted ARY News’ Person Of the Year 2018

Just as the people of this country elected him to lead them, people who participated in ARY News' Person of The Year 2018 poll voted in large numbers for Imran Khan; the man who became country's 22nd prime minister this year, after a 22-year-struggle. Imran Khan received 70.30 percent votes and became ARY News' Person of the Year 2018. Once termed a "failing ideologue' by his opponents, the cricketer-turned-politician's party emerged victorious in July 25 general elections paving way for him to be elected as country's…

Not in hurry for IMF bailout package, says PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the incumbent government is not in hurry for International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package, ARY News reported on Friday. “Government will not take IMF’s dictation, neither in hurry for entering into another bailout program,” said PM Khan, while talking to journalists in Islamabad, here today. Referring to mini budget, he said the mini budget will not be anti-people; it is aimed to expand business activities in the country. Warning the people, who are involved in…

Man climbs cellphone tower in Islamabad, demands premiership

ISLAMABAD: In a surprising incident, a man climbed a cellphone tower in Islamabad's Blue Area and demanded premiership to come down, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to police, the man belonging from Sargodha climbed up a cellphone tower in Blue Area prompting police and rescue agencies to reach the spot. As police tried to bring him down, the man maintained that he will only climb down if they promise to make him prime minister or else the authorities should make arrangements for Prime Minister Imran Khan to…

PM Khan reaches Lahore to chair Punjab cabinet session

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in Lahore on Saturday (today) to chair a meeting of the Punjab cabinet. As per details, following the provincial cabinet session, the premier will address a ceremony of textile exporters and take briefing from experts on the industrial sector. A meeting between the prime minister and Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar will also take place and PM Khan will be presented a report on the performance of the province and measures taken by the Punjab government. Moreover, an…

WHO appreciates Pakistan’s commitment for universal health coverage

The World Health Organization (WHO) commended the strong commitment of Pakistan in attaining universal health coverage, Radio Pakistan reported.  According to details, the appreciation came from the organization's Regional Director for Eastern Mediterranean Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, on conclusion of his first two-day official visit to Pakistan. The role of Ministry of National Health Services in polio eradication and advancing the agenda of the government for universal health coverage was particularly acknowledged by Dr…