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9 September, 2018 8:57 AM Arif Alvi, Imran Khan's Close Ally, Sworn-In As Pakistan's New President

Arif Alvi's oath-taking ceremony was attended by top civil-military brass including Prime Minister Khan and Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and foreign diplomats. Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new president on Sunday. The 69-year-old 65

8 September, 2018 10:46 AM China's Foreign Minister Meets Pak Counterpart; Discuss Economic Corridor

The two leaders exchanged ideas on bilateral relations and discussed regional security and the peace process in Afghanistan. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday and discussed various issues of mutual interest, including the USD 50-billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This is the first 151

5 September, 2018 1:10 AM Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi son of Jawaharlal Nehru's dentist: PTI website

Alvi's family migrated to Pakistan from India after partition. Islamabad: Pakistan's newly elected President Dr Arif Alvi shares an interesting connection with India as his father was a dentist to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, according to the short biography of the President on the website of his Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party 89

20 August, 2018 10:57 AM Pakistan's 21 member Cabinet is sworn in; PM Imran Khan promises change

Pakistan's 21 member Cabinet was sworn in Monday, a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan pledged to cut government spending, end corruption and repatriate public funds. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath of office to 16 federal ministers in Islamabad. Separately, Khan has also appointed five advisers to his Cabinet. Khan, whose populist party 86

19 August, 2018 4:29 AM Imran Khan's Party Appoints Arif Alvi As Pakistan Presidential Candidate

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan, also chairman of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI), has on Saturday announced to nominate Arif Alvi as the party's candidate for the office of the President of the country, Information Minister-designate Fawad Chaudhry said. Pakistan will hold presidential elections on September 4 to elect President 44

16 August, 2018 10:47 AM Presidential Election On September 4, Says Pakistan Election Body

Pakistan will hold presidential elections on September 4 to elect President Mamnoon Hussain's successor at the end of his five-year-tenure, the pakistan election commission announced today. Pakistan's president is elected indirectly by the members of Parliament and the four provincial assemblies. "Presidential election will be held on September 4," the Election 43

20 June, 2018 10:12 AM Beijing Distances Itself From Envoy's Remarks On India-Pak-China Meet

This is the second time China shied away from backing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui's comments. Beijing: China today distanced itself from its envoy's comments on the idea of trilateral cooperation between India, China and Pakistan under the aegis of the SCO, but underlined the importance of strengthening of dialogue between New Delhi and Islamabad to improve 52

8 June, 2018 4:33 PM Belt and Road is a revolutionary movement: Pakistan President

Mamnoon Hussian praises China's initiative, says CPEC is nearing fruition Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain has hailed China’s Belt and Road Initiative as a “global revolutionary movement” and said its $50 billion flagship project — the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) — is reaching fruition. “The BRI is a revolutionary global movement connecting 61

27 May, 2018 11:56 PM Pakistan announces general elections on July 25

Islamabad: Pakistan's upcoming general elections for parliament and provincial assemblies will be held on July 25, according to a decree signed by President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a formal letter last week had proposed the president to grant permission to hold the election between July 25 and 27. Sources 199

24 March, 2018 2:43 AM In a first, Indian diplomats attend Pakistan Day parade

ISLAMABAD: In a first, senior Indian military officials and diplomats posted in Islamabad on Friday attended the military parade to mark the Pakistan Day, said a media report. The move of the Pakistan Army chief was aimed at sending a message of peace to New Delhi, claimed the report. Amid heightened tensions between the two neighbouring countries, the Pakistan 101