DATE: 14-07-2017                           


Prime Minister says that he believes in rule of law and democracy.


Security forces have killed five terrorists in Quetta and Khyber Agency.


The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated over seven billion rupees for uplift of irrigation system in the province. 


A Cell has been established at the office of Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters to obtain advance information from India on rain and flood situation.





Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says that he fully believes in rule of law and supremacy of democracy in the country.


This he stated while presiding over the Parliamentary Party meeting of PML (N) in Islamabad on Friday. 


He said the controversial report of JIT is a bundle of baseless allegations of our opponents.


The prime minister said our family has been targeted for its business matters spanning over sixty two years with assumptions and allegations.


He said there is no single sentence which points out corruption committed by Nawaz Sharif and no solid proof was presented in support of allegations leveled against us.


Nawaz Sharif  said hundreds of development projects initiated during my tenure are untainted and transparent without any mark of corruption.


The prime minister said unnecessary campaign against government was launched soon after elections of 2013 and country's stock market is witnessing downward trend due to negative politics.


Nawaz Sharif said operation was launched against terrorists with the consultation of armed forces and backbone of terrorists has been broken.



Security forces killed two suicide bombers while foiling terrorists attack on border post in Khyber Agency.


According to ISPR, terrorists were killed in repulsive attack as they were attempting fire raid and targeting Misthara post, on Pak-Afg Border.


Two soldiers also got injured in exchange of fire with terrorists.



Meanwhile, three terrorists have been killed during exchange of fire with security forces at Esa Nagri area of Quetta.


Police sources told Radio Pakistan Quetta correspondent that dead bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta for identification.                     



The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is spending more than seven billion rupees for uplift of irrigation system in the province during the current financial year.


Official sources told our Peshawar correspondent, that the amount will be spent on one hundred and ninety-two ongoing and seventeen new projects.


The sources told, twenty new small dams will be constructed in different parts of the province.



Pakistan and Indonesia have reaffirmed commitment to continue strengthening bilateral relations in diverse fields. 


The resolve came during the first meeting of Bilateral Consultative Forum between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan held in Jakarta.   


Pakistani delegation was led by Additional Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Asia Pacific) Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi and the Indonesian side was led by Director General for Asia Pacific and African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Desra Percaya.


The meeting reviewed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations including political, defence, security, economy and consular matters.


The Pakistan delegation highlighted the issues in relations with India particularly its continued gross human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir.


Both sides agreed to hold the second round meeting of Bilateral Consultative Forum in Pakistan next year.



Pakistan says efforts are being made to resolve regional and international issues through peaceful means.


This was stated by Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi during meeting with Ambassador of El Salvador Ruben Ignacio Zamora in New York.  


Maleeha Lodhi also apprised him about human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and peace efforts of Pakistan to resolve the lingering issue through dialogue. 


Earlier, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi had a meeting with Permanent Representative of Guyuna Rudolph Michael and discussed with him matters pertaining to common interest.



A Cell has been established at the office of Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters to obtain advance information from India on rains and floods and pass it on to all concerned.


According to Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters Mirza Asif Baig his Indian counterpart agreed to provide the advance flood information in monsoon in line with arrangements made during last year. 


As per agreement with the Indian Commissioner, the information regarding the flood flows will also be broadcast by Jammu Radio Stations at 0900 hours, 1430 hours and 2240 hours Pakistan Standard Time.


India will also provide information on flood flows about Sutlej at Rupar and Ravi at Madhopur.


According to the arrangement, releases from Bhakra reservoir on River Sutlej, Pong reservoir on Beas River and Then reservoir on River Ravi are also to be supplied to Pakistan daily.                                   



In Occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has warned the puppet authorities of serious consequences if they continued to suppress the legitimate political aspirations the Kashmiris.


In a joint statement, they said that true heirs of the martyrs of 13th July 1931 were arrested by the puppet authorities and disallowed to go to the Martyrs’ Graveyard in Srinagar to pay homage to them.


They said this attitude of the authorities has no constitutional or moral justification.


The resistance leaders said that the pro-India parties continued to be on the mission of subverting Islam and sacrifice the interests of Kashmiri people for their power and chair.                              



Russia has offered to send its own monitors to prevent violations of a new cease-fire in southwest Syria.


This has been stated by U.S. special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State, Brett McGurk in a press briefing in Washington.


Earlier, Russia, the United States and Jordan reached a deal to support a cease-fire in southwest Syria, setting up a de-escalation zone to create environment for reaching a political solution to the crisis.

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