Pakistan Army chief included in body formed for economic revival
A notification in this regard has been issued by the Prime Minister's Office. "Pursuant to the meeting held on Friday with regard to attracting investment from GCC countries in the fields of defence, agriculture, minerals, IT and energy, the Prime Minister is pleased to constitute a Special Investment Facilitation Council," the notification read.
Pak Army chief assures full support to Shehbaz Sharif's economic revival plan
The Army chief made these remarks during a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad on Tuesday, Geo News reported. The huddle unveiled an elaborate 'Economic Revival Plan' in the wake of economic hardships being confronted by the country, an official statement issued by the PM's Office said.
Pakistan-China sign MoU for $3.4 billion nuclear power project
China National Nuclear Corporation Overseas Ltd (CNOS) President and Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) Member Power Muhammad Saeed Ur Rehman signed the MoU. On the occasion, the Prime Minister said the nuclear power project was a significant step towards economic cooperation between the two countries, Geo News reported.
Shehbaz Sharif praises China for 'rescuing' Pakistan
"The agreement with the IMF has been unusually delayed and China once again came to our rescue," the premier said during a ceremony in Islamabad for signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Pakistan and China for the 1,200 MW Chashma-5 (C-5) nuclear power project. The country has barely enough currency reserves to cover one month's imports.
Shehbaz says Nawaz Sharif to be Pak PM for 4th time
The PML-N Central General Council re-elected Shehbaz as party president for another four years in intra-party elections at a meeting here, reports The News. After his re-election, Shehbaz said he would hand over PML-N presidentship to Nawaz Sharif once he returned home.
Imran Khan still chasing talks with Pakistan Army
Imran Khan said that politicians, including the incumbent rulers, were "powerless and they have no authority to conclude the dialogues". The establishment is the "real decision maker and power is concentrated" within the military, he was quoted as saying by Dawn.
'We don't talk to anarchists, arsonists', Pak PM tells PTI
In a tweet, the Prime Minister acknowledged that dialogue is deeply embedded in the political process, which helps democracy mature and evolve, The News reported. "Many political and constitutional breakthroughs occurred when political leaders sat across the table to craft a consensus," the premier said.