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PM assures Tajik business community of all-out facilitation | The Express Tribune

DUSHANBE: Prime Minister Imran Khan invited on Thursday the Tajik business community to invest in Pakistan, saying the government will facilitate them in every way possible. “The objective of today’s meeting is to have an interaction between the business communities of Tajikistan and Pakistan,” the premier said while addressing the …

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JI urges international community to support needy Afghans | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has offered technical support to the new administration in Afghanistan in the areas of health and education. The Taliban took power in the war-torn country in mid-August and have formed an interim government headed by Hassan Akhund, the acting prime minister. Addressing a news conference in the capital …

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Zardari moves court for acquittal in Toshakhana reference | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday moved an accountability court for his acquittal in the Toshakhana (gift depository) reference. In September 2020, an anti-graft court had indicted the former president along with ex-prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani in the reference. Zardari had been accused by the National Accountability …

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PM Imran leaves for tow-day visit to Tajikistan | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan departed for Dushanbe on Thursday for a two-day official visit to Tajikistan to attend the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)’s Heads of State Summit. He is accompanied by a high-level ministerial delegation that includes National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf, Federal Minister for Information Minister Fawad …

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PM Imran arrives in Dushanbe for SCO Summit | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Dushanbe on Thursday for a two-day official visit to Tajikistan to attend the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)’s Heads of State Summit. Tajik Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda received the premier who is being accompanied by a high-level ministerial delegation, that includes Foreign Minister Shah …

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FM emphasizes on need to meet Afghan humanitarian needs | The Express Tribune

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has emphasised the need to meet the humanitarian needs of the Afghan people and extend development assistance to the war-torn country. The foreign minister expressed Islamabad’s perspective during a telephonic conversation with his Bahraini counterpart Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani amid the extraordinary situation …

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Govt’s attack on ECP, media draws ire from PILDAT | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: While expressing satisfaction at the recently concluded peaceful and largely fair Cantonment Boards elections, Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) has shown extreme concern on the continuing overreach against the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the rising tide of autocratic attitudes towards media in Pakistan on …

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Ministry seminar focuses on quality of democracy | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan debated the quality of democracy in the country as it marked the International Democracy Day on Wednesday, with several ministers underscoring the importance of democratic values and the transformation of society. At an event in Islamabad, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry pointed out that Pakistan was one of the …

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Pakistan rejects Indian ‘terror module’ claim | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday, rejecting Indian media’s baseless claims about busting of so-called ‘terror module’, said that propagation of false news was India’s state policy steered by its pliant media. “We emphatically reject the Indian media’s baseless claims that Indian authorities have busted a so-called ‘terror module’ having alleged links …

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Govt hints at conditional pardon for TTP members | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday said it was open to giving a pardon to banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists if they renounce violence, accept writ of the state and commit to the Constitution. The statement came from Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who in an interview with The Independent, also …

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