PM chairs parliamentary meeting as party president -Prime Minister reiterates that he would not resign at the demand of defeated elements
Prime Minister has reiterated that he would not resign at the demand of defeated elements.Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said in unequivocal terms that he will not resign on the demand of defeated elements.He was addressing PML-N parliamentary party meeting as president of the party in Islamabad.The Prime Minister regretted that some elements fanning political instability and uncertainty are harming the country.He said the controversial JIT report on Panama Papers case is merely a pack of baseless allegations by opponents.
Meanwhile,Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has expressed concerns over the reports that JIT is still active, despite submitting its final report in the Supreme Court.In a statement, she said the JIT should have formally seek permission from the Supreme Court for extension if it could not complete its work.The Minister of State said that the government will not accept any addition to the volume 10 of the JIT report after Monday last, which was the final date for JIT to complete its task.
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Army Chief vows to make every effort to bring Balochistan at par with other provinces in the realm of development and prosperity.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa addressing a briefing in Quetta ,he especially hailed efforts of the Pakistan Army in socio-economic domain and considerable willing surrender of fararies. General Bajwa appreciated achievements of Army, FC, Police, Intelligence and other agencies including provincial administrations towards improvement of security situation in Balochistan.He was apprised that there has been phenomenal reduction in sectarian targeting while terrorists in desperation are now targeting Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and soft targets.Later, he interacted with officers and soldiers and appreciated their morale and motivation.
Analysts on Telephone
Commodore (Retd) Azhar Ahmed (Defense Analyst):
The world has also acknowledged the efforts and role of Pakistani in war against terrorism. Peace situation in the country has improved to a great extent. The terrorists are only targeting the soft targets in rarely observed terror activities. The civil and military leadership are on the same page regarding the elimination of terrorism from its roots. A number of development projects have been initiated in Baluchistan in order to reduce the sense of deprivation of Baloch people. Many Baloch extremist have been entering into national stream line.
Brig (Retd) Said Nazir (Defense Analyst):
COAS was briefed on security situation in Quetta during his visit to Quetta Garrison. National Action Plan is being effectively implemented and Operation Radd-ul Fasad is continuing in the country without any discrimination. The security forces have broken the back bone of the terrorists and are determined to continue war against terrorism till its logical end.
70th Independence anniversary celebrations of Pakistan began with the launch of official logo- Pakistanis support democratic process in the country in accordance with the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
The 70th Independence Day of Pakistan celebrations have started with the launch of official logo at an impressive ceremony in Islamabad .Addressing the ceremony, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said the theme of celebrations is promotion of cultural diversity of Pakistan. She said the celebrations will continue till the end of this year and promote culture of all the provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.Marriyum Aurangzeb said during the celebrations, Radio Pakistan, PTV and all other departments of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will arrange and broadcast special prorammes depicting the culture of Pakistan.