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Prime Minister says JIT report about his family business is based on assumptions and allegations.

 

Four policemen including Superintendent Police have been martyred in a terrorist attack in Quetta.

 

Complete strike is being observed in Occupied Kashmir today to protest against Indian atrocities.

 

President Trump has arrived in France for talks with his French counterpart on host of issues.

 

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PM-CABINET

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the JIT report about his family business is based on assumptions and allegations.

 

Chairing meeting of the Federal Cabinet in Islamabad today, he said his family earned nothing in politics but lost much.

 

The Prime Minister said projects worth billions of rupees are being executed but no evidence of any corruption has been formed.

 

Federal Cabinet approved proposals of a number of agreements and Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation with different countries.

 

It approved start of negotiations for draft MoU with Maldives for opening up of Defence Credit Line of ten million dollar and an MoU for cooperation in the field of tourism.

 

The cabinet approved start of negotiations on air series agreements with Azerbaijan, Serbia, Vietnam and Brazil.

 

Approval was given to signing of MoUs for cooperation with Azerbaijan and Tajikistan in trade promotion.

 

The meeting approved signing of defence cooperation agreements with Indonesia, Turkey and Poland. It also accorded approval to signing of MoUs with Russia for cooperation in education, finance and banking sectors.                            

 

QUETTA-FIRING

Four policemen including Superintendent Police Quaid Abad Police Station Mubarak Shah were martyred in a firing incident in Quetta today.

            

Police sources told Radio Pakistan Quetta correspondent that  unknown motorbike riders opened indiscriminate firing on the vehicle of  the SP.

           

Dead bodies and one injured cop have been shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta.

 

President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Chief Ministers Balochistan and Punjab have strongly condemned the terrorist attack on police

 

The Prime Minister expressed profound grief and sorrow over loss of precious lives in the attack.

 

Interior Minister has sought a report from the concerned authorities about the incident.

 

Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri said nefarious designs of terrorists would be thwarted at all costs.

            

MONSOON

At least seventeen people have died and scores of others injured in rain related incidents across the country.

 

According to details, six people died in Gujranwala while three persons of a family died in a slum area of Islamabad.

 

Two people died in Shah Kot Town in Sahiwal and a woman was killed and two others injured in Koragni area of  Karachi.

 

Two persons died in Haripur and one each in Buner, Swabi and Mardan districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

 

Six houses were completely damaged and four partially damaged in these districts.

 

Six people were also injured due to heavy rains in the province.

 

Meanwhile, Karakorum Highway has been re-opened for all kind of traffic.

 

Landsliding had blocked the road at Tattapani early this morning.

 

KASHMIR DAY

Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over are observing Youm-e-Shuhada-e-Kashmir today with a renewed pledge to continue the mission of the martyrs till achieving their right to self-determination.

 

Complete strike is also being observed across the held territory.

 

Call for the strike has been given by the joint resistance leadership.

 

A rally is also being taken out towards Naqashband Sahib in Srinagar where martyrs of 1931 are buried.

 

Meanwhile, Indian authorities have imposed curfew in Srinagar and Badgam and strict restrictions in all other parts of the territory to prevent the march towards Naqshband Sahib. 

 

TRUMP-VISIT

US President Donald Trump has arrived in France on two-day visit.

 

He will hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on host of issues including shared diplomatic and military efforts to combat the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

 

President Trump will be the guest of honour at France's Bastille Day festivities.


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