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Country’s progress, prosperity lies in peace and stability: NSC

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) at the Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday (today). The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Information Minister Fawad Hussain, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and other senior officials.…

Government prepares to get Pakistan’s name excluded from FATF grey list

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government has made widespread preparation to get off Pakistan's name from Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list. According to sources, Dr Shamshad Akhtar the finance minister provided detailed information to the National Security Committee (NSC) on Friday related to the plan for getting Pakistan's name excluded from FATF grey list. In order to save Pakistan from being into grey list, Pakistan has to execute the proposed 26 points by FATF in regards to illicit money making, terrorism and its…

PM Abbasi chairs last National Security Committee meeting

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC), the top civil-military body, to discuss different security issues. The meeting, which may be the last huddle under PM Abbasi, was attended by three services chiefs and key ministers. The issues related to overall security situation in the country, situation at the country’s frontiers, and implementation of the Fata reforms came under discussion, according to sources. This was the third meeting of the…

Opposition leader asks PM to public details of NSC meeting

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah has demanded the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to share the details of National Security Committee (NSC) meeting, called to discuss Nawaz’s controversial statement on Mumbai attacks. “NSC should decide on the matter and then Prime Minister should inform Parliament about the outcomes of the meeting”, Shah stated. He further said that Nawaz Sharif is connected to the government; therefore, it is government’s responsibility to deal with the consequences of the words…

Federal cabinet to meet today over Trump’s accusations

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet meeting has been called on Wednesday (today) to discuss US President Donald Trump’s recent statement, ARY News reported. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will preside over the federal cabinet meeting. The meeting has been convened in the backdrop of Trump's latest statement, in which he heaped scorn on Islamabad for allegedly harbouring terrorists US is hunting in Afghanistan. The federal cabinet will discuss in detail the US president’s fresh accusations against Pakistan and will…