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PM, Swiss president for expanding economic ties

DAVOS: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Switzerland’s President Doris Leuthard on Wednesday stressed the need for exploring new avenues of cooperation and strengthening bilateral relations. The two leaders made these observations during a meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting here. The prime minister informed the …

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Shaan Shahid calls for PM to ensure that Pakistani films be shown in India

Everyone knows that Shaan Shahid is a true patriot. So when on Monday the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif constituted a committee headed by Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb to look into the matter of Indian movies being banned from local cinemas, the actor had a suggestion. Also read: …

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PM doesn’t have ‘absolute’ immunity: SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court bench hearing the Panamagate case observed on Tuesday that the immunity available to the prime minister or the members of parliament was not absolute and that obedience of the law and the Constitution was an inviolable duty of every citizen. “Committing a crime but still claiming …

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PM may have omitted details from NA speech on Panama Papers counsel

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did not intentionally suppress any facts in his speech before the National Assembly on the Panama Papers issue, rather he gave a broad overview about his family’s businesses set up by his father, the counsel for the prime minister told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. …

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CASA-1000 to help end power outages: PM

ISLAMABAD: The Central Asia South Asia Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (CASA-1000) will help overcome power load-shedding in Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday. “The role of CASA-1000 is important in redressing the power shortages in Pakistan,” he said during a meeting with Kyrgyzstan’s Minister for Economy Kojoshev …

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Reaching out: We are all equal, we are all one, says PM

KATAS RAJ: In an effort to reach out to minorities, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that safeguarding rights of religious minorities in the country would be ensured and every effort would be made to give them due status in society. Inaugurating the restoration of the ancient Katas Raj …

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Day not far when Pakistan will be considered a ‘minorities-friendly’ country: PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said the day is not far when Pakistan will be recognised as a “minorities-friendly country” due to steps being taken to improve the lives of minority groups. “We have promoted the vision with our actions that ‘to each his own faith, as humanity is …

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Offhand remarks can’t disqualify PM: SC judge

ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court judge on Tuesday feared that disqualifying the prime minister on the basis of off-the-cuff statements would set a dangerous precedent in the country’s judicial history. “We, as human beings, make off-the-cuff statements without a sense of guilt and then we usually review them. But disqualification on …

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PM to announce export package worth Rs70bn today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will announce on Tuesday the much-awaited export package worth Rs70 billion aimed at arresting the trend of falling exports in the remaining months of the current fiscal year. The package is worked out in a way to minimise the impact of the 8 per cent …

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SC dissects PM’s ‘contradictory’ statements on money trail

ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court judge on Monday identified “honesty” as the real issue in the Panama Papers case, more so than the Sharifs’ purchase of four London flats or the time of their purchase. “The real issue is that all statements made by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif — in his …

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