Maqbool Malik

  • ISLAMABAD - Architect of Pakistan’s atomic programme Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan passed away on Sunday morning. He was 85. Dr Abdul Qadeer was born on April 1, 1936, in Bhopal, India. He became a national hero and was held in high esteem in the Muslim world after Pakistan conducted its nuclear ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Weeks long intense consultations by Prime Minister Iman Khan with key legal brains and political aides have culminated with the issuance of National Accountability (Amendment-II) Ordinance 2021. The new Presidential Ordinance green lighted by the Prime Minister was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As countdown of Pakistani citizens named in the Pandora Papers about their financial secrets continues, it has already sent shock waves across the country. Initial count suggests there are more than 700 high profile citizens who had allegedly laundered their ill gotten wealth through ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday appreciated diligent efforts of Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), for national security and expressed his satisfaction over professional preparedness. The Prime Minister expressed these ...

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  • Islamabad - The 91st National Day of Saudi Arabia was celebrated in Pakistan in most splendid way on Thursday by reaffirming trust in the able leadership of the two brotherly countries to lead the world with their vision. Significance of unique relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Look, there is flash flood in Islamabad. No, who says this? You are kidding me. It must be Karachi or some other major city of Punjab.What the heck. What kind of rains these are. We have never seen such rains which have caused such a flash flood even in the posh E-11 residential ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday approved a framework for promotion of school and domestic cricket in the country.Lauding the contribution of outgoing Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani for promotion of cricket, the Prime Minister wrote in a tweet: “I especially ...

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  • Islamabad - Prime Minister Imran Khan will share today (Thursday) his government’s plan of action for next two years, besides highlighting achievements on completion of three years in office.  According to official sources, Prime Minister will launch here three year’s performance ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The narrative of Naya Pakistan (New Pakistan) of Prime Minister Imran Khan is not something new. It is actually driven from the guidelines of Pakistan’s founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. From the day one, after coming into power, Imran Khan has been promoting it. ...

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  • Islamabad   -  Prime Minister Imran Khan is all set to undertake series of visits to Sindh province most likely this month to fix the lingering provincial problems. According to official sources visits of Prime Minister are being finalised in consultations with party leaders as well ...

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  • Unlike his predecessors, Prime Minister Imran Khan has virtually taken ownership to the cause of people of illegally occupied Kashmir by India. And hence he has assumed ambassadorial role for himself to champion this cause by contesting the Kashmiris case at every forum. “No matter what ...

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  • | Speaking to public on phone, Imran Khan says complete lockdown will increase hunger | Asks Sindh govt ‘never go for lockdown unless you have answers’ | Suggests schools should not be reopened unless all students, teachers are vaccinated Pakistan should not take part in other’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on Tuesday reaffirmed to strengthen economic cooperation to further deepen bilateral relations by taking steps for realising the immense potential in trade, investment and energy sectors. Both the countries reaffirmed their commitment to ...

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  • Islamabad - Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehree-i- Insaf (PTI) has secured clear majority in elections on 45 general seats of 53-member Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly. This is the first time PTI participated in the AJK elections and gained an impressive foothold. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Danger of a major oil spill ashore the Karachi Seaview beach is imminent largely for lack of efforts to salvage merchant ship Heng Tong 77 which had drifted aground in shallow waters last Wednesday. Industry sources told The Nation on Saturday that risk of oil ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Election for 53-member Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly (AJKLA) set for July 25 is drawing nearer but there has hardly been any mention by contesting candidates and parties about India’s 6th August 2019 revocation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Rather, all the ...

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  • Islamabad - President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday said with its best mango produce in the world, Pakistan had the potential to make a bigger export footprint of its “King of Fruits” with adoption of proper agrarian techniques. “Introduction of mango’s new varieties through ...

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  • Islamabad - Prime Minister Khan on Tuesday urged the high income countries to be generous in drumming up ample financial resources to help the developing countries for tackling key challenges including recovery from Covid-19, execution of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and meeting of climate ...

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  • Islamabad - As the federal government is making strides to turn Balocihstan province as cradle of peace and development, two important developments took place in this respect on Wednesday. One of the developments relates to appointment of new governor in Balochistan while the other relates to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to engage more international leaders in coming days to highlight the aggravating situation in Afghanistan in the wake of pullout of US-led NATO forces. The Prime Minister, informed sources said, would underscore need of political solution to the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - With fast deteriorating security situation across the war wricked country, hundreds of resident Afghan families are preparing to move towards Pakistan with the hope to take refuge. According to knowledgeable Afghan sources in Pakistan, these families have decided to escape a bloody ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - National flag carrier Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) has invited proposals from the investors and operators to start Ferry services in order to promote maritime tourism, coastal development and passenger-cum-cargo ferry service in the country. Well placed industry sources ...

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  • Islamabad - After resetting country’s national economy amid covid-19 crisis through successful tailor-made strategies, Prime Minister Imran Khan is now seeking to translate the gains into a greater political consolidation. For the first time in his three years in office, Prime Minister apart ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Reiterating that the PTI government will complete its five-year term, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said on Friday that topmost priority of the incumbent dispensation is to empower people at grassroots by devolving powers through local government ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan along with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Headquarters of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) here on Monday.  Director-General ISI Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid welcomed the dignitaries. A comprehensive briefing was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday called for development of the livestock sector in the country, saying that it could contribute to economic development, food security and poverty alleviation. Chairing a follow-up meeting on meat exports and processing here, the ...

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  • Islamabad - As the government gears up to engage the opposition in Parliament for discussion on electoral reforms including use of e-voting machines (EVM) in next general elections, so does the criticism against EVMs grows. Background discussions with experts suggest that proposed EVMs were being ...

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  • Islamabad - Swift response from the Prime Minister Imran Khan to address simmering storm within party ranks has borne fruits. Has his efforts  resolved the conflict. Ostensibly, yes. Imran Khan deserves the credit for quickly reaching out through his aides to the unhappy MPs individually and ...

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  • | Imran Khan virtuallly addresses ‘Future of Asia’ conference | Says Asia must not become theatre of tensions | Expresses solidarity with Palestinians against Israeli aggression | Inaugurates 1100MW Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-2 | Says project will greatly benefit ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan performed the groundbreaking of 103 kilometer-long Naukundi-Mashkhel road to enhance connectivity in Balochistan on Thursday. While addressing the virtual groundbreaking of the project in Islamabad on Thursday evening, PM Imran Khan said that the project will ...

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