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Doors of President House open for public

ISLAMABAD: The doors of the President House in the federal capital has opened for the general public on Saturday (today). As per details, the house will remain open for general public from 9 am to 4 pm. Visitors can enter the Aiwan-e-Sadar by showing their National Identity Card at the entrance. The entry to the Presidency is allowed from the National Assembly Gate. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government had announced to open key state buildings for public use soon after coming into power. The Governor House of all…

President House turns pink for breast cancer awareness campaign

ISLAMABAD: Begum Samina Alvi, wife of President Arif Alvi, on Wednesday illuminated the president house building with pink light as a part of breast cancer awareness campaign in the month of October. In a ceremony held at president house, Begum Samina Alvi pushed the button to illuminate the building in pink colour, thus marking a charity's breast cancer awareness drive. Addressing the ceremony, Begum Alvi said the month of October was being commemorated worldwide to create awareness about the breast cancer. She…

PM Imran’s cabinet sworn in

ISLAMABAD: The 20-member cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at President House on Monday. President Mamnoon Hussain administered oath to the federal cabinet.  Mr Khan was also present on the occasion. The federal cabinet comprises 20 members of which 15 are ministers while five others will discharge their duties as advisers to the premier. The premier will chair the first meeting of the cabinet today after a notification with regard to its composition issued. PTI vice president Shah Mahmood…

Imran Khan sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday took the oath of office at a ceremony at the President House.  President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Mr Khan a day after he was elected as 22nd prime minister of the country by the National Assembly to form the government at the Centre. Clad in black sherwani, the prime minister arrived at the Presidency. The ceremony began with recitation from the Holy Quran which was followed by the president taking oath from the PM. With this oath-taking,…

Pakistan celebrates 70th Independence Day with patriotic fervour

KARACHI: Pakistan celebrated its 70th Independence Day with commemorative ceremonies across the country, pledging to safeguard the country against any threats and make it a true Islamic welfare state as envisioned by the Father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.      The day began with special prayers for the progress and prosperity of the country and a 31-gun salute in the federal capital and 21-gun salute in each provincial capital. The main event of flag-hoisting ceremony was held at Islamabad's…

Pakistan to celebrate 70th Independence Day anniversary tomorrow

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Pakistan will celebrate the 70th Independence Day anniversary on Monday with a renewed pledge to safeguard the country against any threats and make it a true Islamic welfare state as envisioned by the founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.      The day will dawn with thirty-one gun salute in the federal and twenty-one gun salute in the provincial capitals, followed by special prayers for the prosperity, integrity and solidarity of the country. The main event will be flag-hoisting ceremony…

President Hussain presents ‘Nishan-e-Imtiaz’ to COAS, CJCSC

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat received the prestigious ‘Nishan-e-Imtiaz’ (military) awards in recognition of their valuable services on Saturday. President Mamnoon Hussain conferred the awards on them during a grand event at the President House in the federal capital as a tribute to their professional services and achievements while serving the Pakistan army. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was also…