PTI have to Difficult Policy Action to meet Economic Challenges

NEWS LINE:- KARACHI:- The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf- (PTI) led coalition government will be under immediate pressure to arrest the deterioration in external finances and address fiscal challenges, as well as to attract the foreign funding necessary to meet its financing gap, an international credit rating agency said on Thursday. “Pakistan’s incoming PTI-led coalition government has more political capital to take positive though difficult policy actions, but it has a thin majority in parliament and faces a strong opposition, which could complicate policymaking,” Fitch Ratings said in a statement. PTI leader Imran…

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PTI MPA Assault Man Put Questions on Justice System

NEWSLINE:- KARACHI:- The elderly man who was assaulted by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Dr Imran Ali Shah has cast doubts on the country’s criminal justice system, wondering if hewould have been able to prove that he was manhandled, had he taken the lawmaker to court. Talking to the media outside his residence late on Tuesday night, Dawood Chauhan said he had accepted Dr Shah’s apology after PTI leaders Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Najeeb Haroon and Imran Ismail intervened to resolve the matter. In a video that went viral on social media…

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Punjab Assembly Members would have huge salaries

AHMED YASEEN:- LAHORE:- The Punjab Assembly members are entitled to draw Rs 83,000 as monthly salary besides different allowances that take the total tally to Rs 109,000 (One lack and nine thousand) per month. Other allowances like travelling allowance and accommodation allowance are paid during the days when the Assembly is in session. A Punjab Assembly member who is not provided official accommodation in MPAs hostels is given Rs 1500 per day for accommodation during the Assembly session and meetings of the parliamentary committees. And if he chooses to have…

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Separate Ward established for Transgenders in THQ Gojra

NEWSLINE:- TOBA TEK SINGH:- A ward for transgender persons has been set up in Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital Gojra. It was inaugurated by the transgender community’s focal person Chanda Bibi. A one day health camp was also held in the hospital where a number of transgender people got their medical checkups, tests and scanning. Chanda thanked Medical Superintendent Dr Shahab Alam for providing the medical facility for them. Social welfare officer Tayyab Bhatti was also present on the occasion

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Bilawal and Zardari Decided, not to vote in PM Election

AHMED YASEEN:- ISLAMABAD:- Bilawal Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari have decided not to vote in Prime minister election here Today, they decided not to support Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate for prime minister Shehbaz Sharif and also not to vote PTI candidate Imran Khan. This was decided in a meeting chaired jointly by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari. The meeting was attended by Pervaiz Ashraf, Yousuf Raza Gilani, Khursheed Shah and others. Sources said PPP decided not to support Shehbaz Sharif. The sources went on…

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