PTI “vindicated” in foreign funding case: Fawad Chaudhry

Fawad Chaudhry, the Federal Information Minister, on Tuesday dismissed the allegations levelled against the ruling PTI in the ECP's scrutiny committee report on the foreign funding case, claiming instead that his party had been "vindicated." He also demanded the ECP to release a report comparing the PTI's funds with those in the PML-N and PPP's accounts.  

Tell people there is no inflation: PM Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan told PTI spokespersons on Monday that the country had no inflation, as he expressed pleasure with the economic team's performance and lowering prices of various important commodities, according to Baaghi TV. "We had inherited a ruined economy," the premier said while chairing a meeting of the government and party spokespersons to discuss the national economy and government media strategy to counter the Opposition's narrative.  

Shots fired at Reham Khan’s car

Prime Minister Imran Khan's ex-wife, Reham Khan, narrowly escaped a gun attack in Islamabad late Sunday night. She revealed in a tweet on January 3 at 1:59 a.m. that her car was shot at on the way home from her nephew's wedding, and two men on a motorcycle held the vehicle at gunpoint. “I had just changed vehicles. My personal secretary and driver were in the car,” the former television presenter said and demanded that the “so-called government should be held accountable for it [the attack]”.  

PM Khan launches Pak-China Business Investment Forum

Prime Minister Imran Khan started the Pak-China Business Investment Forum on Monday, with the goal of improving information exchange and promoting contact between businesses in the two countries, and therefore opening up new areas of cooperation. According to Radio Pakistan, the forum is made up of 18 Chinese and 19 Pakistani enterprises, and its goal is to promote long-term investment, exports, and modern technology development in Pakistan. The Board of Investment Pakistan and All Pakistan Chinese Enterprises collaborated to establish the forum.  

Peshawar: PM Khan to launch Micro Health Insurance Programme

Prime Minister Imran Khan is launching the Micro Health Insurance Program today in Peshawar, just days before the local body elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The micro health insurance programme, known as Kamyab Pakistan, will give free medical care worth Rs1 million per year to 7.5 million families in the province. The insurance scheme's debut barely 10 days before the local government election is likely to draw criticism from the ruling PTI's political opponents.    

Celebrities, Activists condemn the Sialkot incident

The killing of a Sri Lankan man on Friday has horrified the whole nation and people condemned the heinous act vehemently. Prime Minister Imran Khan chided the "horrific vigilante attack" on the Sri Lankan man, calling it "a day of shame for Pakistan". Actor Mahira Khan wrote that she was sick to her stomach and looking at Prime Minister Imran Khan for answers. PPP Senator Sherry Rehman remarked that "weaponising religion leads to mob rule."

PM Khan: Govt. determined to protect children’s rights

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday that his government was committed to protecting the rights, dignity, and safety of all children. The premier's statements came in a statement on Globe Children's Day, in which he expressed his delight that Pakistan has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the day. The theme for this year's World Children's Day, A Better Future for Every Child, reiterated Prime Minister Imran's government's pledges to Pakistan's children, according to PM Imran.  

Slow pace development in Balochistan, PM Khan expresses concern

Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his displeasure with the poor pace of development projects under the Southern Balochistan Development Package on Saturday, and requested that the Apex Committee meet once a month to examine the projects' progress. The prime minister, who presided over a high-level meeting to monitor the package's implementation, also directed that the execution committee meet every two weeks to expedite work on 200 development projects worth Rs. 655 billion.  

OMAP praises PM Khan: Taking correct approach as for fuel prices

Tariq Wazir Ali, Chairman of the Oil Marketing Association of Pakistan (OMAP), congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan and the government of Pakistan on Wednesday for taking the correct approach to setting petroleum product prices and issuing Price Differential Claim (PDC) and reversing course on PDC, as this timely action has averted a major setback and developing fuel shortage. Chairman Tariq Wazir Ali stated in a statement that the worldwide cost of oil has been steadily rising, reaching around $83 per barrel of unrefined Brent as the global economy recovers from the Covid-19 lull.  

APS case: We don’t need patience, we need justice

Outside of court, the parents of the martyrs said, "Who is the government to forgive the killers of our children?" in the context of the catastrophe at Army Public School. The parents of the martyrs told the media outside the Supreme Court that they do not need patience, but only justice. Parents have said, "Who is the government that forgives our children's murderers?" Parents don't want terrorism to resurface in this country, so how can they expect their child to think that he would be treated fairly?  

Shahbaz Sharif demands Imran Khan’s resignation

It is reported that PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday urged that Prime Minister Imran Khan submit his resignation and face the law after an inquiry report by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) proved irregularities in the Daska by-election. According to the report, 'police and the local administration failed to play their assigned role in a requisite way and were found [to be] tools of their illegitimate masters during the by-election'.

PM Khan chairs Federal Cabinet meeting

According to news report, Prime Minister Imran Khan led a federal cabinet meeting today to address a 15-point agenda, which included an update to members on the government's position on the banned party. Today, Prime Minister Imran Khan is chairing a federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad. Cabinet members will assess the country's present political, economic, and security situation.  

PM Khan rejects proposal to increase petrol prices

According to reports, Prime Minister Imran Khan rejected a proposal from the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) to raise fuel prices starting November 1. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) had proposed a petrol price hike of Rs6 per litre and a high-speed diesel (HSD) price hike of Rs8 per litre.  

PM Imran Khan bans pornographic content online

  Prime Minister Imran Khan stated on Thursday that in this day and age of contemporary technology, it is unavoidable to safeguard the country's youth, particularly children, from being exposed to immoral and unethical content available online. While chairing a discussion on censoring pornographic websites in the country, the prime minister stated that character development is critical in the age of modern technology. He mentioned that “The proliferation of tech gadgets and 3G/4G internet technology has made all sort of content available to everyone.”

Imran Khan is turning institutions into his Tiger Force: Bilawal Bhutto

On Sunday, during PPP's rally to mark the anniversary of the bombing on Benazir Bhutto's envoy, PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari alleged Prime Minister Imran Khan, of turning all institutions into his party's Tiger Force. The current state of affairs proved "this is not tabdeeli (change), but wreckage," he also added.

Pakistan at a position of strength in Talks with TTP: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, in an interview with Middle East Eye, confided that Pakistan is amidst dialogue with various groups of the TTP and stands at a position of strength. He highlighted the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in the 'War on Terror'. Pakistan had lost 80,000 citizens and its economy had been left devastated, said the Premier.

Imran Khan requests Bill Gates to provide Humanitarian Aid to Afghan people

Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, has been requested by Prime Minister Imran Khan to deliver humanitarian aid to the Afghan people. According to the details, MicroSoft's founder called Imran Khan today. Meanwhile, Prime Minister has expressed concern over Afghanistan's health-care system. According to Imran Khan, more than half of Afghanistan's population lives in poverty. Afghanistan urgently requires financial assistance and Bill Gates to help the Afghan people with humanitarian aid. The Prime Minister and Bill Gates both asked for the anti-polio campaign in Afghanistan to be restarted.  

‘Illicit flow of money should be ended’: PM Imran Khan

Addressing the 15th UN Conference on Trade and Development through a video link on Tuesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan underlined the need to end the "unlawful flow of money from poor countries to rich capitals, to tax havens, to haven destinations". The illegal flow of money was "grinding the masses in the developing world," he explained.

Imran Khan celebrates his 69th birthday today

Today, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan celebrates his 69th birthday. The head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was born in Mianwali on October 5, 1952, to a wealthy Pashtun family. Political leaders, celebrities, fans, and PTI supporters wished the prime minister a happy birthday on social media.    

PM Imran Khan commences Kamyab Pakistan Programme

ISLAMABAD: While addressing the inaugural ceremony of Kamyab Pakistan Programme (KPP), PM Imran Khan remarked that the initiative was taken to facilitate the marginalized sector of our country. He said that that the elite had already been enjoying perks which he intended to curtail and also wanted to reduce the poverty in the state.

Dr. Amir Liaquat resigns from his position in National Assembly

According to sources, Dr. Aamir Liaquat has resigned from the National Assembly of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Karachi. He announced his resignation from the National Assembly in a post on the social networking site Twitter, as well as his best wishes for Prime Minister Imran Khan and the party. Dr. Amir Liaquat had already stated that he would resign from the Assembly in January 2020. Where should I go to address my difficulties, he said? I want to be clear: no federal minister ever answers the phone of a National Assembly member. If that is the case, I shall not hesitate to resign from my position.  

Appointment of NAB Chairman: Imran Khan likely to meet Shehbaz Sharif next week

Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to meet with Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif next week to discuss the nomination of the chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). According to sources, the government's legal experts will give their recommendations on whether to nominate a new anti-graft body chief or prolong the mandate of the current. They also stated that the Attorney General's (AGP) office has forwarded a proposal of numerous modifications to the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) to the Prime Minister's Office. However, the specifics of these amendments have yet to be revealed.

PM Imran Khan visits Karachi

During his visit to Karachi, PM Khan had a meeting with religious scholars along with ministers including FM Ali Zaidi, Asad Umar, Governor Imran Ismail, Leader of the Opposition Haleem Adil Sheikh and Sindh leadership. The scholars lauded IK for his struggles on the national and international level for standing against Islamophobia and raising the status of Muslim Ummah.

2023 Elections will be ‘political burial’ of PTI: Shahbaz Sharif

On Sunday, Shahbaz Sharif stated that in the next elections his party would clean swipe the PTI govt and termed it a 'political burial of PTI'. He lashed out at govt for its continuous rise in inflation and alleged it of destroying the country's economy and reversing PML-N initiated progressive projects.

PTI is the only govt to give media ‘Freedom’: PM Khan

Islamabad: While addressing the launching ceremony of the Digital Media Development Programme, PM Imran Khan said that PTI was the only govt that had given media complete independence. He further stated that nearly 70% of media outlets lashed at the PTI govt for no reason. PTI govt was never 'affected' by free media and independent jury, he added.