IHC Suspended Sentence of Nawaz, Maryam and Safder

NEWS LINE:- ISLAMABAD:- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) announced its verdict and suspended the Accountability Court’s verdict in Avenfield reference case. IHC suspended the sentence of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Cap. Safder I Avenfield reference. The Court also ordered to release former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Safdar from Adiala Jail. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb heard the petitions filed by Sharif family. Earlier, the Court has directed NAB prosecutor Akram Qureshi to conclude his arguments.   Criminal…

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PAK-UK Agreement for Recovery Stolen Assets

NEWS LINE:- ISLAMABAD:- The governments of Pakistan and England signed an agreement for recovery of stolen assets and putting a check on money-laundering. Agreement was signed by British home secretary Sajid Javid and Pakistani Law minister Farogh Nasim. They titled the joint declaration as “UK-Pakistan Justice and Accountability Partnership”. Both the countries agreed to enhance cooperation to stop illicit financing. After signing the declaration both the ministers announced it in a joint press conference. They said that accord would track corruption and also restart the bilateral prisoner transfer that was…

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President of Pakistan Election: PTI Leader Arif Alvi Wins

NEWS LINE:- ISLAMABAD:- Lawmakers elected PTI leader Dr Arif Alvi as the 13th President of Pakistan. Alvi received 353 electoral votes and become President of Pakistan. PPP’s Aitzaz Ahsan got 124 and MMA’s Fazlur Rehmana 185 electoral votes. consequently, Alvi got 212 votes in parliament, 186 Punjab Assembly, 56 Sindh, 78 KP and 45 in Balochistan Assembly. Moreover, 351 members exercised their right to vote among 354 members,In Punjab Assembly. Thus, Alvi received the highest number of votes at 186 as 33 electoral votes. Fazlur Rehman came in second with…

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Plants Pakistan : Mass Tree Plantation in UAF

NEWS LINE:- FAISALABAD:- Under Plants Pakistan slogan Mass Tree Plantation campaign was launched in University of Agriculture Faisalabad with collaboration of Serena Hotel. Therefore, Saplings were planted at Laboratory Higher Secondary School for Boys UAF. Senior Professor Dr. Zafar Iqbal Randhawa and General Manager Serena Hotel Saqib Ahmad along with School alumni planted threes. Addressing the participants, Dr. Zafar Iqbal emphasized on need of tree plantation. In addition, he said that Plants Pakistan is a big campaign and everyone has to participate in it. Dr. Zafar said that UAF will…

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Pakistani Experts may inspect two Indian Hydro Projects

NEWS LINE:- LAHORE:- India has agreed to get inspected of its two Indian hydro projects through Pakistani experts at end of next month. Indian delegate also assured Pakistan of taking up its objections seriously. India agree to resolve them amicably in the light of technical memorandums. Therefore, The two countries will prepare and exchange memorandums in next meeting, held in New Delhi. During the visit, Pakistani experts will minutely examine sites, construction in the light of provisions of Indus Water Treaty. Interestingly, India has refused to address Pakistan’s objection over…

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