ISLAMABAD: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi announced Monday during a joint press conference with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad that the two countries have resolved to increase their trade volume to $10 billion, stating the current level as “unacceptable”.Raisi is on a three-day visit, the first by any foreignContinue Reading

ISLAMABAD: Anwaarul Haq Kakar, a senator perceived to be close to the army, will be Pakistan’s interim PM until the general elections are over. The senator from the south-western Balochistan province was chosen following two-day meetings between PM Shehbaz Sharif and Raja Riaz, the putative leader of opposition in theContinue Reading

ISLAMABAD: A general election in Pakistan due later this year will be based on a new census, a minister said on Saturday, indicating the vote could be delayed and fuelling opposition fears that the government aims to prolong the present caretaker administration. Law minister Azam Nazeer Tarar told Geo NewsContinue Reading