March 6, 2024

PM, COAS discuss security, army’s professional matters

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff General Syed Asim Munir on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif here at the Prime Minister’s House. In the meeting, they discussed the Pakistan Army’s professional as well as the security-related matters, a PM Office press release said. The army chief also congratulated Prime Minister Shehbaz on assuming the office and expressed good wishes for him.

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was not given a fair trial: Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday issued its reserved opinion on the trial, sentence, and execution of the late prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, saying that he did not get a chance to a “fair trial”. A nine-member bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa, reserved its opinion on the 2011 presidential reference seeking to revisit the sentence, and execution of the

Govt resolved to promote local languages, cultures of all regions: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif extending greetings on the Saraiki Culture and Saraiki Ajrak Day being observed on Wednesday, reiterated that the incumbent government would play its role in promoting the local languages, literature, and cultures of all the regions in the country. The prime minister, in his message, said that all the colors of the Saraiki region were beautiful while being rich in different cultures and traditions.Calling the Saraiki

Pakistan desires to expand trade, economic cooperation with friendly countries: President

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said that Pakistan desired to expand its trade and economic relations with the friendly countries. The president expressed these views during separate meetings with Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Portugal Dr Muhammad Khalid Ejaz and Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Myanmar Imran Haider, who called on him at the Aiwan e Sadr.Pakistan desires to expand trade, economic cooperation with friendly countries: President Talking to ambassador-designate