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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has huge reserves of oil, gas: Mushtaq Ghani

ABBOTTABAD: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani on Saturday stressed the need for utilization of natural resources for development of the province. Addressing a function in Abbottabad, he said, "Our province has huge reserves of oil and gas which need to be explored." Referring to the gas load-shedding in various parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he said the problem will be resolved up to January 15. Earlier last month, Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that exploration of oil and gas…

PTI candidates clinch posts of Speaker, Deputy Speaker in KP Assembly

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly, on Wednesday, elected PTI candidate Mushtaq Ghani as the new Speaker of the House. Mushtaq Ghani garnered 81 votes and beat his opponent Laiq Muhammad Khan of Awami National Party (ANP), who managed to receive 27 votes. Mushtaq Ghani later took oath of his office and chaired the assembly session. For the post of deputy speaker of KP Assembly, Mehmood Jan from PTI has been elected after attaining 78 votes. While his opponent Jamshed Mohamand of Pakistan Muslim…

Court orders 12-year-old housemaid’s body be exhumed for autopsy

ABBOTTABAD: A judicial magistrate on Wednesday allowed an application seeking exhumation of the body of 12-year old housemaid Misbah, who died at the residence of the brother of PTI leader and provincial minister Mushtaq Ghani, for postmortem. Misbah, who used to work at the house of Shoib Ghani, brother of the provincial minister, died on January 25 under mysterious circumstances. A fact-finding committee constituted to probe the death of the teenage housemaid approached a magisterial court seeking permission to…

KP denies declaring public holiday on Iqbal Day

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has denied reports over issuing a public holiday on November 9 (tomorrow) on the occasion of Allama Iqbal Day. KP Spokesman Mushtaq Ghani said that reports about the public holiday are based on rumours and are complete incorrect. He requested the public not to pay heed to them. He said that the provincial government has not announced any public holiday. Therefore, all government offices and educational institutions will remain open in the province. 9 نومبر یوم…