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President stresses on promotion of e-voting to ensure transparency

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday emphasised on promotion of e-voting to ensure transparency in elections. "Use of electronic voting machines, digital identification and cameras will enhance fairness of elections," he said while addressing a ceremony in connection with National Voters Day in Islamabad. This should be noted that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) decided to observe the ‘National Voters Day’ on December 7 to sensitize people about the importance of vote. The main gathering to mark the…

PM Imran Khan inaugurates four new trains

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said the underprivileged section of the society and common man use trains for their daily commute. Addressing the ceremony to inaugurate four new trains, the prime minister congratulated the minister for taking steps to ease commute of the common men. Linking the country's growth with the focus on underprivileged section, Imran Khan said government is utilizing all of its available resources to change 'life' of common men. Recalling the today's attack at the Chinese…

PM Imran to inaugurate four new trains today via video link

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate four new trains of Pakistan Railways on Friday (today) through video link, ARY News reported. As per spokesperson of the Pakistan railways, the four more trains will be added to the department’s fleet today after inauguration by the premier, including Sindh Express, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Express, Faisalabad Express and Rehman Baba Express. Sindh express will run between the route of Karachi to Sukkur, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai express will be plied between Karachi…

PM urges expats to send remittances via legal channels

KAULA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said remittances sent home by overseas Pakistani help run the country, ARY News reported. Addressing the Pakistani community in Kaula Lumpur, the prime minister who is on  two-day visit of Malaysia urged them in Malaysia to send remittances through legal channel in order to help boost the country's finances. Highlighting the recent financial crunch facing the country, the prime minister said talks are underway with friendly countries and the International Monetary…

President, PM urge nation to follow footprints of Holy Prophet

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday felicitated the nation on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him). In their separate statements, both the dignitaries urged the nation to follow the teachings of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) to realize the objective of establishing an Islamic welfare state. The president said the life of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) was a complete book of guidelines for humanity. "We should give preference to collective national and religious…

PM Imran leaves for Malaysia on two-day visit 

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday left for Kuala Lumpur on a two-day official visit to Malaysia, ARY  NEWS reported. The prime minister is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umer, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry. During his two days visit, prime minister is scheduled to hold talks with his Malaysian counterpart and other state officials focusing on the promotion of economic cooperation between the two Islamic countries. According to well-informed sources the…

Pakistan will become a great country: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said his government raised the issue of blasphemous caricatures in Netherlands at the international level that prompted the Dutch government to cancel the sacrilegious exhibition forthwith. Addressing a two-day International Rehmatal-Lil-Aalameen conference in Islamabad, PM Khan said his government would move a resolution across different countries for their endorsement to prevent occurrence of such irreligious events in future. The Prime Minister directed the Higher…

Al-Azizia case: Nawaz seeks time to provide answers of remaining questions

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, during hearing of the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case on Tuesday, requested more time from the accountability court to provide answers of four remaining questions into the graft reference, ARY News reported. Lawyer of the former PM, Khawaja Haris, pleaded the court to provide his client a little more time so he could complete study of the background of remaining queries before submitting their answers. “We need to sit and analyze questions before furnishing the response,’ Haris…

British PM says her removal might affect Brexit negotiations

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations with Brussels. In the days since she unveiled a draft EU divorce deal, May’s premiership has been thrust into crisis. Several ministers, including her Brexit minister, have resigned and some of her lawmakers are seeking to oust her. More than two years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU, it is still unclear…

PM Imran, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi discuss bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in the United Arab Emirates on a day-long visit today (Sunday), ARY News reported. Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces, at the Presidential Palace. Matters relating to the bilateral relations and important international and regional issues were discussed in the meeting. They also discussed ways and means to further enhance the…