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Amendments in NAB laws to be made as per SC directives: Khattak

NOWSHERA: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak on Sunday said amendments will be made in the laws about the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in accordance with the directives of the Supreme Court. The top court in November 2018 suggested that the legislators could consider amendment in the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999 to enable an accused person to apply for bail to the court. “In the changed scenario, the legislature may, if so advised, consider amending the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999…

Khattak wants Japan to participate in CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak on Monday expressed the hope that Japan would help create economic activities in Pakistan through participation in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and investment in maritime and industrial manufacturing sectors. Talking to Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai in Islamabad, the defence minister also appreciated the role of Japan in the promotion of peace and stability in Afghanistan and south Asian region. He also commended the efforts of the Japanese government…

Asad Umer, Mehmood Qureshi, Fawad, Khattak included in federal cabinet of ‘Naya Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday decided to include several leaders in the federal cabinet of the new government such as Asad Umer, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Fawad Chaudhry, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed and Pervez Khattak, ARY News reported. However, the PTI core committee meeting chaired by prime minister designate Imran Khan could not have consensus on other names for the cabinet as well as chief minister of Punjab. The PTI chief decided to continue consultations with the senior party members in this regard.…

PML-N asks CM KP to keep his words regarding province’s getting due share in CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has appreciated Chief Minister Pervez Khattak for admitting that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has got its due share in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and urged the CM to keep his words in this regard. PML-N Senior Vice President Engineer Amir Muqam, who is also advisor to Prime Minister, in a statement on Saturday said the provincial government had always tried to create controversies about the CPEC but the situation was now clarified with statement of the chief…