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Govt determined to transform Pakistan as per vision of Iqbal: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday said the government was fully determined to transform Pakistan as per the vision of the poet of the East and the great philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal. In his message on the Iqbal Day, he said Muhammad Iqbal has a great distinction among the modern philosophers as he revived the Islamic Ideologies by responding to the western philosophers in an effective manner and with a different angle. The 141st birth anniversary of Dr Muhammad Iqbal is being…

Turkey honors Allama Iqbal with award for ‘Service to Islam’

ISLAMABAD: National poet and philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal has been honoured in Turkey through conferment of the “Dost Award” for “Service to Islam”. Iqbal’s grandson, Walid Iqbal, received the award on behalf of the Iqbal family, says a press release received here on Saturday from Konya. The impressive ceremony for the prestigious Dost Awards, usually conferred on one Turkish national and one international personality, was held in Konya. Turkish scholar Prof Dr Süleyman Uludağ received the award. Turkish…

People to foil any foul attempt on Nov 30: minister

The minister said political stability was imperative to steer the country out of crises. He was talking to journalists in Lahore. Iqbal said all the political parties would have to play their role for political stability in the country. He said the people would foil the efforts to disrupt the process of development on November 30. The Minister said peace and stability is necessary for foreign investment.

Iqbal Mehmood removed as IGP Sindh

KARACHI: The Government of Sindh has removed provincial police chief Iqbal Mehmood and asked him to report to the federal government, ARY News reported Thursday. Mehmood was appointed three months ago as inspector general police (IGP) on April 7. Previously, he was appointed to be the acting IG Sindh in February, after the retirement of the previous IG Sindh Police Shahid Nadeem Baloch. Sources informed that Fayyaz Ahmed Laghari or Ghulam Haider Jamali might replace Mehmood as IG Sindh. The Sindh government, however, is…