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Accord with UK will pave way to repatriate high-profile suspects: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that the agreement with the United Kingdom is crucial and will pave the way for high-profile suspects to be repatriated back to Pakistan. He said the agreement will pave the way to bring back accused including Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, former finance minister Ishaq Dar, and Hussain and Hasan Nawaz, the sons of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Ishaq Dar has been declared a proclaimed offender by the courts for failing to appear in…

Sajid Javid, son of Pakistani bus driver, appointed UK’s new Home Secretary

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid as the country’s new home secretary, following Amber Rudd’s resignation as the United Kingdom’s home minister. Sajid Javid is a Member of Parliament (MP) from Bromsgrove, and was previously the Secretary of State for housing, communities and local government. Javid is the first minority politician to hold one of Britain's four top government jobs. He is the the son of a Pakistani bus driver who immigrated to the UK in the 1960s, BBC…

Twelve British Pakistanis who won in the UK elections

LONDON: Twelve British-Pakistanis won the snap general elections held in the United Kingdom on June 8 to successfully become members of the House of Commons. As many as 30 candidates of Pakistan origin took part in the election. Among the successful candidates, which includes five women, nine belong to Labour while three represent the Conservative party. Khalid Mehmood, Shabana Mehmood, Rozeena-Allin Khan, Yasmin Qureshi, Naz Shah, Imran Hussain, Afzal Khan, Mohammed Yasin and Faisal Rasheed from Labour Party secured…