The Nation: Ghani assures Gen Bajwa of enhanced security during polls

Afghanistan’s President Dr Ashraf Ghani Monday telephoned Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and assured him of the provision of “enhanced border security measures” on Afghan side to assist Pakistan’s law enforcement and security forces during the time of elections, military’s spokesperson said. (AP)
Updated 17 July 2018
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The Nation: Ghani assures Gen Bajwa of enhanced security during polls

July 17: The Nation states that Afghanistan’s President Dr Ashraf Ghani Monday telephoned Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and assured him of the provision of “enhanced border security measures” on Afghan side to assist Pakistan’s law enforcement and security forces during the time of elections, military’s spokesperson said. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) chief Maj Gen Ghafoor, the Afghan president called the army chief to condole the loss of lives in recent terror incidents in Pakistan. He also assured assistance to Pakistan’s security forces during the election period.

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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

Updated 12 December 2018
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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

December 11 – The Washington Times states that Pakistan’s anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. The National Accountability Bureau says Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother, who is also accused in the case, were arrested in Lahore after a court refused to extend their bail. Both are members of Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League.

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