PM Imran Khan meets missing journalist’s family

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday met the family of missing journalist and blogger Mudassar Naaru. He ordered the officials to submit a "thorough report" on his whereabouts, Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari said. The premier's meeting came a week after the Islamabad High Court instructed Mazari to ensure that the meeting took place.

PM Imran Khan approves humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan

Islamabad: According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office on Monday, PM Imran Khan had approved the humanitarian relief package for Afghanistan. The decision came during the first apex committee meeting of the recently established Afghanistan Inter-Ministerial Coordination Cell (AICC). Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Shaukat Tarin, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf, and senior civil and military officers attended the meeting. The premier also urged all the relevant ministries to make efforts for facilitating the Afghans to the maximum and approved in-principle tariff and sales tax reduction on key Afghan exports to Pakistan.