MATEEN HAIDER

  • ISLAMABAD     -       Following the appointment of Lt-Gen As Munimir as the new chief of the Pakistan Army, Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lt Gen Faiz Hamid has opted for early retirement due to personal reasons. Sources confirmed that Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lt ...

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  • ISLAMABAD          -        Designated Chairman of Joint chiefs of the Staff Committee (CJCSC) Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza and designated Army Chief Lt Gen Syed Asim Munir would formally take their new command at an impressive change-of-command ceremony ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -         Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar on Thursday denounced the unfounded allegations of so-called launch-pads in Azad Jammu and Kashmir by a senior official of the Indian army. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -           Heads of coalition parties in the ruling Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDM) have fully authorized Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to pick the senior most officers for the appointment of chairman joint chiefs ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -          The Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt Gen Babar Iftikhar Tuesday confirmed that the General Headquarters (GHQ) has forwarded the summary for selection of new joint chief of staff committee (CJCSC) and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -      The process for the appointment of a new army chief was officially started yesterday when the Prime Minister’s Office formally wrote a letter to the Defence Ministry to immediately send a summary carrying recommended names to select ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -         Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Saturday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan is trying to make the appointment of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) controversial for his political interest. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -         Former President Asif Ali Zardari yesterday continued consultations with his close aides here over the appointment of a army chief. Credible sources told The Nation that Asif Ali Zardari dashed to the federal capital from Karachi after ...

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  • ISLAMABAD      -           Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Wednesday said that money laundering, corruption, and irregularities committed by former Prime Minister Imran Khan would be probed in a transparent manner as per the Constitution and the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -        President Dr Arif Alvi has said that artificial intelligence and quantum computing should be adopted and persistently promoted at all levels until it is fully embraced by our education, research, and other relevant institutions in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -          Defence Minister Khawaja Asif Monday backtracked from his recent statement in which he had claimed that the issue of the appointment of new army chief was discussed during PM Shehbaz-Nawaz meeting held in London the other day. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -        The scheduled visit of Saudi Crown Prince Moh a m m a d Bin Salman to Pakistan was postponed due to some international commitments of the Crown Prince. Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch confirmed the development stating that the new ...

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  • ISLAMABAD       -    Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial has started consultation process with judges of the top court in order to respond to the letter written by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for forming a judicial commission to investigate the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD         -       President Arif Alvi has commended the role of National Defence University in conducting the national security workshops for the benefit of a wide range of leadership in the country. President Dr. Arif Alvi was speaking to the ...

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  • Islamabad        -         Visibly upset over appointment of Punjab Police Chief Faisal shahkar as United Nations Police adviser in the department of Peace Operations, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, has decided to write to the UN secretary General for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -     The government of Pakistan has issued a new diplomatic passport to former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief in London. Credible sources told The Nation that the diplomatic passport has been issued to Nawaz Sharif after ...

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  • ISLAMABAD         -       The committee constituted by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to initiate legal action against former PM Imran Khan for accusing Prime Minister, Interior Minister and a senior security official continues its consultations, however, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD         -       Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif hassaid that he would urge the world, asChair of G-77, to deliver on its commitment on climate finance and lossand damage fund, as he arrived atthe Red Sea city of Egypt, Sharm ElSheikh, to ...

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  •  ISLAMABAD       -       The foreign office, after getting approvalfrom the Prime Minister office, has made the appointment of new ambassadorialand counsel general postings in several countries.Diplomatic sources toldThe Nation that seven newappointments ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -      The two-member investigationteam constituted by the federal government to investigatethe murder of journalist ArshafSharif in the outskirts of Nairobi has reached Islamabad after concluding its investigationsin Kenya. Highly credible ...

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  • ISLAMABAD      -        President Dr Arif Alvi has said that an ethical, morality and humanity-based world order should bepursued to establish total peace in the world as opposed to an order based upon biases, phobias andvested interests.He added that societies ...

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  •  ISLAMABAD     -        Senior Pakistan Foreign Service career officer Ubaidur RehmanNizamani took over hisnew responsibilities asPakistan’s Ambassadorto Afghanistan in Kabul on Friday.The position of ambassador was vacantfor the last four monthsafter ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -          Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Dr Riina Kionka has said that protection and security of journalists in Pakistan is a matter of concern for all and a free press is a global public good that should not be ...

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  •  ISLAMABAD   -     Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan (IEA) announced toimpose immediate ban on poppy cultivation across Afghanistan. “As per the decree of IEA’ssupreme leader, a complete banis in effect on poppy cultivationin the country,” Mohammad ...

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  •  ISLAMABAD     -     President Dr Arif Alvi hasaccorded his approval to threedifferent bills earlier adoptedby the parliament. The president approved these bills under Article 75 of the Constitution which became the acts ofparliament. These bills includeTrade ...

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  • Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa is expected to pay an official visit to the United States in the first week of next month to meet Senior Defense Officials and National Security Officials. Official sources in the US capital told The Nation that the army chief would hold important meetings at ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    A high-level US delega­tion headed by Coun­sellor State Department Derek Chollet would arrive here today on a three-day official visit to Pakistan. Mr. Chollet is accompa­nied by senior officials from National Securi­ty Council, Department of Defence, USAID and State ...

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  • Shehbaz says it’s time for all not to indulge in politics but to serve masses n Shehbaz says need to recall spirit of 1965 War while braving flood challenges n Pays tribute to martyrs, ghazis for defending homeland in 1965 War. ISLAMABAD   -Prime Minister Sheh­baz Sharif on Tuesday ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed to ensure timely and early detailed joint survey of the damages and focused relief and rehabilitation efforts as per on-ground assessment of affected areas and people. He made these remarks while visit­ing the National Flood ...

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  • ISPR regrets attempt made to discredit and undermine senior leadership of Pak Army which is sacrificing lives for security of Pakistan every day n Says procedure to appoint new Army Chief is well defined in Constitution n PM, PDM, other politicians condemn Imran for politicising army chief ...

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