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HEADLINES 

NOVEMBER 07, 2016

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Cheif Justice has expressed the resolve to settle Panama Papers Case according to law.

Sindh Chief Minister has invited Chinese investors to take benefit of investment opportunities in the province.

Saudi Arabia says it has strong defence relations with Pakistan

In Occupied Kashmir, Indian forces killed one more youth in Shopian.

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COURT:

The children of Prime Minister submitted their replies before Supreme Court today in the case of Panama Papers.      

Submitting replies on their behalf, Counsel Salman Butt said that Maryam Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz are not public office holders.     

Presenting reply of Maryam Nawaz, the counsel said that her client is not dependent on the Prime Minister. Denying the allegations levelled in the petitions as contrary to facts and figures, Maryam Nawaz said she is not the beneficiary owner of Nielsen and Nescom companies but only the trustee.  

Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz also rejected the allegations levelled in the petitions. They said they are not dependent on the Prime Minister and that they are non- resident Pakistanis and conducting business outside the country over the last many years.

The apex court directed all the parties to place on record all the documents on the next hearing in support of their case as no other opportunity will be given in this regard.

In his remarks, Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali said every step and order of the court will be fully in accordance with law and the constitution.

 

MARYAM:

Minister of State for Information Maryam Aurangzeb has expressed the confidence that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will get clean chit in Panama Papers case.

Talking to newsmen outside Supreme Court in Islamabad today, she said the prime Minister does not own any off shore company but he presented himself for accountability.

Maryam Aurangzeb urged media to cover proceedings of the Supreme Court and avoid speculations.

                 

ECP:

Justice (Retired) Irshad Qaisar took oath as Acting Chief Election Commissioner in Islamabad today.

ECP member from Balochistan Justice (Retired) Shakeel Ahmed Baloch administered the aoth.    

Irshad Qaisar is ECP member from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.     

Chief Election Commissioner Justice (Retired) Sardar Raza Khan is visiting the United States from 5th to 16th of this month to observe US elections.

 

MURAD:

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the province has vast investment opportunities in energy, power distribution, health and transport sectors.

He was talking to a delegation of Chinese investors in Karachi today.

The Chief Minister said Keenjhar lake and coastal belt of the Province could be developed as international tourist resort.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chinese investors expressed readiness to carry out heavy investment in the province.

 

PAF:

Passing out parade of the cadets of the Pakistan Air Force was held at Risalpur this morning.   

Saudi Air Chief Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Otaibi was chief guest of the event.   

Cadets from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait were also among the passed out cadets.

Addressing the graduation ceremony, the chief guest said Saudi Arabia and Pakistan enjoy cordial and strong brotherly relations in all sectors, including defence cooperation.   

He lauded quality of education and training being imparted at PAF academy, Risalpur.

Saudi Air Chief also congratulated Saudi and Kuwaiti cadets for completing their training.

 

KASHMIR:

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops and Special Task Force personnel raided the house of  Chairperson of Muslim Khawateen Markaz, Yasmeen Raja in Pampore.

They ransacked the house goods and violently harassed the family of the leader.

Meanwhile, Indian forces in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a Kashmiri youth in a siege and search operation in Shopian district of south Kashmir today.

 

BANGLADESH

In Bangladesh, a knife-wielding man killed one security guard and wounded several others after paramilitary officers barred him from going through departures of Dhaka Airport .

The attacker had been taken into custody.


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