Pakistan government

Pakistan standing committee on defence approves bills on tenure of armed forces chiefs

The new law aims to fix 64 as the maximum age limit of the chiefs of three services (army, navy and Air Force) and the chairman of the joint chief of staff committee.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Pakistan government approves amendment to Army Act, may extend tenure of Armed Forces chiefs

In November, the Pakistan Supreme Court suspended the government order extending Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa's tenure, citing irregularities in the manner of the extension.

published on : 1st January 2020

Facebook blocks Radio Pakistan's live streaming of news bulletins on Kashmir issue

The state-run broadcaster said that temporary arrangements have been made to continue live streaming of the news bulletins on YouTube.

published on : 30th December 2019

Pakistan government denies permission to Maryam Nawaz to travel abroad

Maryam, the 46-year-old daughter of Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was placed on the no-fly list in August 2018.

published on : 23rd December 2019

Pakistan government to sell unused state properties to generate funds

The properties would be sold at the Dubai Expo and the funds generated through the exercise will be spent on public welfare schemes related to education, health, food and housing.

published on : 5th December 2019

Pakistan government writes to UK; seeks return of Nawaz Sharif after treatment

Sharif, 69, left for London on November 19 in an air ambulance for medical treatment after the Lahore High Court allowed him to travel abroad for four weeks.

published on : 4th December 2019

Sri Sri unlikely to accept Pakistan govt’s invitation

However, according to the AOL, he is unlikely to attend the event as he is busy with prior engagements.

published on : 9th November 2019

Pollution: Lahore goes Delhi way, schools shut as stubble burning in Pakistan's Punjab goes unabated

A thick smog is hanging over Lahore, caused in part by widespread crop burning in the surrounding province.

published on : 7th November 2019

Talks between Pakistan government and opposition leaders fail to break deadlock

The right-wing Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leader is leading the massive protest, which entered the fifth day on Tuesday.

published on : 5th November 2019

Pakistan issues orders to keep hospitalised ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam with father

After she felt sick, Maryam was hospitalised on Wednesday when she was rushed from the high security Kot Lakhpat jail to meet Sharif on account of his deteriorating health.

published on : 25th October 2019

Pakistan government​ may call in army in Islamabad to deal with Opposition's protest march

JUI-F chief Maulana Fazl has announced that he will march in Islamabad on October 31 against the government.

published on : 19th October 2019

Imran Khan government breaks record in borrowing money

Between August 2018 and August 2019, the government has borrowed Rs 2,804 billion from foreign sources and Rs 4,705 billion from domestic sources.

published on : 9th October 2019

Pakistan's claim about curfew, clampdown here far from truth: Jammu and Kashmir government

A senior official of the state government said the quantum and frequency of these relaxations has been progressively increasing to a point that now almost the entire state is free of restrictions.

published on : 2nd October 2019

To solve financial woes, Pakistan government launches its own mineral water

Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said the bottled water called Safe Drinking Water would be a cheaper alternative to other mineral water brands in the market.

published on : 1st September 2019

Pakistan government, not India, behind my house arrest: JuD chief Hafiz Saeed 

Hafiz Saeed today backtracked from his earlier statement about the alleged role of India and the US in his house arrest, claiming he was detained by the Pakistan government.

published on : 2nd February 2018