Indian subversive activities in Pakistan- Indian spy Commander Kulbhushan Yadive has been sentenced to death for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities in Pakistan
Director General of ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor says the spy was tried through Field General Court Martial under Pakistan Army Act 1952 and Section 3 of official Secret Act of 1923. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirms his death sentence. FGCM found Kulbhushan Sudhir Yadav guilty of all the charges. He confessed before a Magistrate and the Court that he was tasked by RAW to plan, coordinate and organize espionage and sabotage activities aiming to destabilize and wage war against Pakistan in Balochistan and Karachi.
The accused was provided with defending officer as per legal provisions.
PM says 8,000 MW electricity is to add to national grid by June 2018
Presiding over a meeting of the cabinet committee on energy in Islamabad, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says the government has steadfastly worked in the last three years to achieve this cherished goal, which is its highest priority. More than 8,000 megawatt electricity will be added to the national grid before June next year. The government is not only focusing on the prevailing energy shortfalls in the country, but also determined to cope with the growing future requirements. The Prime Minister directs early completion of power projects without compromising on efficiency and quality of work.
PM appreciating the role of PAF in safeguarding the air frontiers and will ensure provision of all necessary resources for further advancement of Pakistan Air Force
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the government will ensure provision of all necessary resources for further advancement of Pakistan Air Force. He was talking to Air Chief Sohail Aman who called on him in Islamabad today. Appreciating the role of PAF in safeguarding the air frontiers, the prime minister said that our air force has invariably played a crucial role in the national defense. The Air Chief briefed the prime minister regarding professional and operational preparedness of the PAF.
Constitution lays the foundation of a strong and unified federation: PM
The Senate, in collaboration with the four federating units is celebrating “Constitution Day” on Monday. This year’s theme of commemoration is “Enhancement of Role and Powers of Senate of Pakistan; to protect the rights of the Federating Units”. The Constitution of Pakistan was passed by the National Assembly on 10th April, 1973 and received the Presidential assent on 12th April, 1973.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
In his message on the Constitution Day, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the constitution of Pakistan protects the fundamental rights of all citizens without any distinction.
Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani
Addressing a special ceremony held in connection with the Constitution Day Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that the Constitution of the country provides equal opportunities to all the provinces and communities for propagation of their culture.
Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
In his message on the eve of "Constitution Day" today, Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said supremacy of Constitution is our ultimate destination that guarantees democracy, fundamental rights and security for every citizen.
Army Chief Vows To Complete House, Population Census Process At All Costs
Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has vowed to complete the house and population census process at all costs. He said this while visiting the population census center in Rawalpindi today. The Army Chief was briefed about the population and house census process. He lauded the performance of the support center of the census center.
Pakistan Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt
Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt, resulting in the loss of precious lives and injuries to scores of people.
In a statement, the Foreign Office Spokesman said that the government and the people of Pakistan share the pain and anguish of the people and Government of Egypt and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families.
G-7 FMS Meeting in Tuscany
A two-day annual summit of Foreign Ministers from Group-7 industrialized nations begins in Tuscany, Italy on Monday. They will prepare the way for a leaders' summit in Sicily at the end of May.