Pakistan expresses grave concern over deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir
The meeting demanded ban on the use of pellet guns by the Indian troops
The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the National Security Committee chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad today. The meeting demanded ban on the use of pellet guns by the Indian troops in the held valley for dispersing people exercising their right to protest.It unanimously called upon the international community to condemn the blatant human rights violations and play its role in ensuring the realization of human rights of the Kashmiri people through fulfilling its commitments towards the people of Jammu and Kashmir under the UNSC resolutions.
"PML-N to bring a revolution of development in Azad Kashmir: PM Nawaz"
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said people of Azad Kashmir have rejected negative politics by giving thumping majority to PML-N in Legislative Assembly elections.He was addressing the first ever public gathering in Muzaffarabad this afternoon after his open heart surgery in May last.
"Pakistan top emerging economy among South Asian markets AMC"
International ratings agency has reckoned Pakistan among the top emerging South Asian economies owing to continuity of policies and political stability.The Atlantic Media Company (AMC) of the United States has ranked Pakistan as a relatively stronger economy in the South Asian markets and expected that it will grow rapidly during days ahead.According to Atlantic’s report, the Pakistan Government’s investment in infrastructure and other developmental projects has caused the country’s GDP to grow. The Report said it is being acknowledged internationally that Pakistan is emerging as market leader.It noted that current economic conditions of Pakistan are attracting foreign investors.
"Turkey's parliament ratifies 3-month state of emergency"
Turkish PM says motion applies to state itself, not the nation.Turkey's parliament has ratified a motion for a three-month state of emergency with a vote of 346 for and 115 against.Speaking at the parliament after the vote, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the motion applies to the state itself, not the nation.He said the pro coup forces targeting democracy and the future of the state will be eliminated forever.