Tag: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Are PML-N actions threatening democracy in Pakistan?

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took his party PML-N’s tirade against the judiciary to the Parliament on Monday when he openly criticized...

President Mamnoon rejects PM’s prosecutor general nominees

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) while hearing a suo moto case on non-functioning tribunals and special courts was told on Monday that the...

PIA confused between Emirates and Etihad privatization offers

News Analysis | The government will try to privatise Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before general elections due this year, privatisation minister Daniyal Aziz said, as...

Imran Khan urges Pakistan to reject aid and focus on trade

News Analysis | During a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan urged the nation to reject aid and focus on trade....

Pakistan standing with the global community against climate change: PM Abbasi

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan remains committed to playing its role in the global struggle for countering the...

PM Abbasi supports Muslim leaders in declaring Al Quds as capital...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed his dissatisfaction with the response of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) in demonstrating solidarity with...

PIA turns down bid to sell Roosevelt Hotel

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has announced that PIA’s crown jewel, the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan, New York, will not be sold....

Pentagon acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices during war on terror

News Analysis | The Pentagon has acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan to uproot terrorism from its soil and admitted that Pakistan had lost more lives...

Minister of Power announces Pakistan has surplus energy

News Analysis | Federal Minister for the Power Division, Sardar Awais Leghari, in a press conference, stated that PML-N has fulfilled the promise it made...

CIA Director warns Pakistan of US action if safe havens are...

News Analysis | Mike Pompeo, the Director of the CIA, has made it clear that the United States will do everything it can do to...

NAB preparing to declare Dar “Proclaimed Offender”

News Analysis | The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has begun the process of declaring former finance minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender for continually failing...

Islamabad and Riyadh partnering for peace and stability

News Analysis | On Monday, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan fully endorses and supports Saudi Arabia in its policies in the...

Accountability court adjourns reference hearing till 4th December!

News Analysis | On Tuesday, an accountability court adjourned the hearing of the graft references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, Maryam Nawaz...

Non-Textile exports: Pakistani industry coming back to life?

News Analysis | Exports of non-textile products have surprisingly picked up and posted a growth of 13.6 percent during the first four months (July-October) of...

Imran’s reminder: Corruption is the only ideology of Nawaz

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan lambasted the ousted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and stated, “Nawaz’s ideology is corruption”. He said this...

Does Robert Mugabe’s apocalyptic tenure resemble Nawaz’s egoistic antics?

News Analysis | Robert Mugabe's 37-year ruthless rule came to an end on Tuesday after his resignation as the president of the Republic of Zimbabwe....

KP’s Additional Inspector General Ashraf Noor martyred in gruesome Peshawar suicide attack

News Analysis | On Friday, Additional Inspector General Headquarters (AIG) Ashraf Noor and his gunman were martyred in a suicide attack near Zarghooni Mosque in Hayatabad,...

Will Pakistani investors get an equal opportunity to invest in CPEC-Economic...

News Analysis | On Friday, a meeting of the Cabinet committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held in Islamabad, which declared that Chinese and...

Delay in FATA reforms could waste all counterterrorism successes

News Analysis | The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has decided to hit the roads to protest against the government’s continual delay in promulgating the FATA reforms. The...

Lawmakers unite to ensure timely elections

News Analysis | On Thursday, the National Assembly passed the 24th Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 by a resounding majority of 242:1. Putting an end to...

Accountability court issues non-bailable arrest warrant for Ishaq Dar

News Analysis | The accountability court has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in addition to issuing a show-cause notice to his...

Will India resort to war with Pakistan?

Asif Haroon Raja| In the wake of a constantly deteriorating security situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) owing to heightened turbulence, exasperated and outraged Indian...

Volkswagen and three others set to launch operations in Pakistan

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with a Member of the Board of Management Joseph Baumert at the Prime Minister House on Tuesday....

Why exactly does Imran Khan want early polls?

News Analysis | Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and lawmaker, Imran Khan, demanded early elections to weed out corruption from the country. Khan, 65, stated...

Maryam Nawaz has read ‘Volume X’ – Why hasn’t Imran Khan?

Shiffa Yousafzai | With the news of new secret documents that International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has just released, I am reminded of a recent...

Has Nawaz’s London plan angered Shahbaz?

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi flew to London apparently to attend an international conference which was held at the London School of Economics (LSE)....

COAS’ concerns addressed: 29 cases sent to military courts

News Analysis | The federal cabinet sent 29 terrorism-related cases to the military courts, making it the first batch of cases to be sent after...

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif?

News Analysis | The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has decided to field the incumbent Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif as the candidate for the premiership...

Tillerson returned empty-handed from Pakistan

Adam Garrie | US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and other cabinet...

Tillerson’s Islamabad visit: Still miles to travel

News Analysis | The US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson will discuss ways to enhance cooperation against terrorism and economic ties with Pakistani officials when...

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