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KP governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra refuses to resign

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor Zafar Iqbal Jhagra has outright refused to resign from his office in defiance of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership’s instructions in this regard, ARY News reported.  Sources say the PML-N leadership had instructed the governors of the provinces installed during its previous term to resign from their positions in the wake of its defeat in the July 25 elections. Sindh governor Muhammad  Zubair, obeying the party’s instructions, stepped down from the post last week…

Imran seeks immediate dismissal of Governor KP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has demanded to replace the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra with immediate effect. In a letter written to Prime Minister Justice retd Nasirul Mulk, the PTI chairman raised reservations over the role of KP Governor which can affect the upcoming elections. Imran Khan pointed out that Jhagra continued to hold financial administrative powers over the now-defunct Federally Administered Tribal Areas, and also continues to intervene in the political…

BISP beneficiaries to receive skill development training in KP

PESHAWAR: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon on Friday said that investing in women economic empowerment sets a direct path towards poverty alleviation and financial inclusiveness. She said that the BISP is trying its best to empower its beneficiaries through its various initiatives besides managing poverty through unconditional cash transfers as well making its beneficiaries self reliant. Memon was speaking at Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between BISP and Women Chamber of Commerce and…