Dar yet to surrender before court due to judge’s absence

In this file photo, former Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar speaks to a press conference in Islamabad on July 11, 2017. (AFP)
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Updated 28 September 2022

Dar yet to surrender before court due to judge’s absence

September 28: Dawn reported that Senator Ishaq Dar, who is replacing outgoing finance minister Miftah Ismail, could not surrender before the accountability court of Islamabad on Tuesday as the judge was on leave. Read more I 


Pakistan seeks help from Bank of China to tackle economic crisis

Updated 30 November 2022

Pakistan seeks help from Bank of China to tackle economic crisis

November 30: GEO News reported in view of the prevailing economic crisis, Pakistan on Tuesday sought help from the Bank of China to restore economic stability in the country. Read more I 


Fawad continues PTI efforts to mend fences with US

Updated 30 November 2022

Fawad continues PTI efforts to mend fences with US

November 30: DAWN reported weeks after his party chief announced his desire to mend relations with the US — despite previously accusing it of treating Pakistan as a slave and claiming it conspired to remove him as prime minister — Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Vice President Fawad Chaudhry met US Ambassador Donald Blome at the US embassy in the federal capital on Tuesday. Read more I 


Pakistan Sends Minister to Kabul as Taliban Offshoot Ends Truce

Updated 30 November 2022

Pakistan Sends Minister to Kabul as Taliban Offshoot Ends Truce

November 30: Bloomberg reported Pakistan’s junior foreign minister is in Kabul for talks with the Taliban regime a day after a local offshoot of the militant group ended a cease-fire with the government in Islamabad and announced a resumption of attacks across the nation. Read more


Govt scrambles to wrest control back from PTI

Updated 30 November 2022

Govt scrambles to wrest control back from PTI

November 30: The Express Tribune reported as PTI prepares to launch its ‘final assault’ and dissolve provincial assemblies, there was a whiff of panic in the air on Tuesday and a discernible note of alarm slipping into coalition partners’ behind-the-scenes meetings held to plot strategy in tandem with a contingency plan if snap polls become an unavoidable reality. Read more I 


Pakistani former spymaster Asim Munir takes over as country’s army chief

Updated 30 November 2022

Pakistani former spymaster Asim Munir takes over as country’s army chief

November 29: Financial Times reported low-profile Pakistani former spymaster General Asim Munir donned his dress uniform this week for a parade-ground ceremony marking his rise to what is arguably his nation’s most powerful position: army chief. Read more I