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PM Shehbaz vows to strengthen trade with Turkey

Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan's prime minister, has pledged to make the country self-sufficient and politically stable, while also promising to seek to increase bilateral trade with Turkey. Shehbaz told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview ahead of his three-day official visit to Ankara that while Islamabad wants to strengthen and broaden its relationship with the US, it is also focused on infrastructure development under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He noted that the two countries' bilateral connections are solidly rooted in common religious, cultural, and linguistic ties and that they transcend political changes on both sides.

PM Shehbaz Sharif inaugurates Metro Bus service

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif launched the Orange Line Metro Bus service from Peshawar Mor to Islamabad on Monday morning, barely days after entering office. PM Shehbaz Sharif addressed the inauguration ceremony in the federal capital, saying, "The former prime minister is worried because I have been elected as the representative [...] I will work at the pace I am used to." "You [Imran Khan] may be concerned about my speed of work, but the people are not."    

PM Shehbaz Sharif consults coalition partners over cabinet formation

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is consulting with the leaders of the coalition parties on the formation of his cabinet, according to Baaghi Tv. PM Shehbaz held separate meetings for this purpose with PPP leaders and former president Asif Ali Zardari and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto- Zardari, Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDM) President and JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, MQM-Pakistan leaders, BNP-Mengal Chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal, parliamentary leader of the BAP Khalid Magsi, Jamhoori Watan Party (JW During the discussions, the premier stated his intention to address all public issues jointly in a spirit of unity, cooperation, and mutual confidence.  

PM Khan launches ‘Raast’ for person-to-person instant payment

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday introduced "Raast," a person-to-person fast payment system, for the first time in Pakistan, to benefit the average man. According to Radio Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan remarked at the inauguration of "Raast" that the new system, designed by the State Bank of Pakistan, will allow the average man to conduct transactions via cell phones and will also help improve saving rates.    

PM Khan pays surprise visit to Naya Pakistan project

  Prime Minister Imran Khan paid an unannounced visit to Naya Pakistan's under-construction apartments in G-13 sector on Friday, with no officials from the relevant departments present. The prime minister evaluated the project's development and directed that it be completed as soon as possible. The Naya Pakistan housing scheme aims to provide people with inexpensive houses.    

Govt. hoping PM Khan’s China trip to reinvigorate CPEC

Prime Minister Imran Khan's four-day visit to China, which begins today, is expected to revitalise the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, according to the government. "Twenty-one distinct areas have been highlighted to be discussed with the Chinese leadership," Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry told Dawn on Wednesday after attending a series of meetings at the Prime Minister's House headed by Mr Khan.    

PM Khan reaffirms commitment to rid Pakistan of terrorism

Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed his sadness and grief over the martyrdom of Pakistan Army servicemen in the Balochistan province of Kech on Friday. Terrorists attacked a security forces check post in Kech in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday, according to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday. The military's media wing claimed that a "fire raid" by terrorists on the check culminated in a fierce exchange of fire.  

Michael Owen to meet PM Khan, President, Army Chief

Michael Owen, a former England striker, is scheduled to arrive in Islamabad on Tuesday (tomorrow) to inform Prime Minister Imran Khan on a plan to enhance football in Pakistan. In collaboration with Global Soccer Ventures, the former Liverpool international's tour is set to spark a new era in football (GSV). Michael will meet with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Special Assistant Usman Dar to discuss GSV's football reform plan for the country.  

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.  

PM Khan orders to remove difficulties in investment

Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the government to take all necessary steps to make the IT sector more attractive to potential investors. The decision comes as the number of startups in Pakistan rises, but getting investment into the nation has been difficult. PM Khan chaired a meeting of the Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones in Islamabad on Wednesday. The meeting was also attended by Industries Minister Khusro Bakhtiar, IT Minister Aminul Haq, Finance Advisor Shaukat Tareen, Dr. Sania Nishtar, and others.

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’s Media Spokesperson, Fahd Haroon resigns 

According to reports, an important resignation took place in the Prime Minister's house. Fahd Haroon, the Prime Minister's Media Spokesperson, has resigned. Fahd Haroon's resignation came at a time when Tehreek-e-Labeek was marching towards Islamabad and the police in Sadhuki were shelling the banned Tehreek-e-Labeek marchers.

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.”