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PM has spent Rs 294m on 16 foreign visits

Advertisements Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s 16 foreign visits between July 2013 and September 2014 costs over Rs 294 million, a report in the local media said on Wednesday. Advertisements According to information submitted in the Senate by PM’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, the expenditure statements of the PM’s …

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President signs the Pakistan Protection Bill into law

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has signed the Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014 into a law on Friday. According to the Human Rights Watch (HRW), the new law violates Pakistan’s international legal obligations. However, the bill will double the utmost sentence for terror offences to 20 years besides authorize the security …

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Senate Committee vehemently opposes construction of Housing societies in the surrounding areas of airports,across the country

The Standing Committee of Senate on Cabinet Secretariat has suggested the government to disallow the construction of housing societies , located close to the airports, throughout Pakistan. In the meeting, held on Tuesday, presided over by Senator Kalsoom Parveen and participated by Committee members and officials of the related departments, …

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Pakistan protection bill 2014 approved in the House

ISLAMABAD: In the session held in National Assembly, a bill for the country’s survival has passed which receives a considerable number of votes from Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) while Jamat-i-Islami (JI) considers the bill to be against the Articles 8 and 10 of the constitution of Pakistan. Zahid Khan, the …

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