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CMYK CMYK CMYK Metropolitan: Amnesty scheme announced to benefit rulers: Rabbani t Page 2 International: South Korean court jails former president Park for 24 years Page 5 Biz: China says it will fight back 'at any cost' against US trade tariffs Page 6 CMYK Member APNS ABC CERTIFIED Reg. No. 1655 CMYK CMYK Rs 10.00 Vol. X No.98 8 Pages On Tips Prayer Timings Karachi Fajr 5:00am Sunrise 6:18am Zohar 12:34pm Asr 5:04pm Maghrib 6:51pm Isha 8:08pm City Temperature Min Max Khi 22 ο C 34 ο C Lhr 21 ο C 24 ο C Isb 20 ο C 32 ο C Qta 14 ο C 28 ο C Psh 19 ο C 33 ο C KARACHI STOCK EXCHANGE VOLUME KSE-100 INDEX 248.14m 46,637.62 14.79 76.8 233.35m 46,560.82 Last day’s Last day’s KSE-100 INDEX INTRA-DAY Highest 47,144.12 Lowest 46,542.82 FOREX RATES 1800GMT GBP/USD 1.41 EUR/USD 1.23 USD/JPY 106.84 USD/CHF 0.96 CJP directs MD PIA to submit audited statements ISLAMABAD: CJP Mian Saqib Nisar has directed Managing Director (PIA) to submit audited statements / statements of accounts of PIA for the last ten years and to appear in person on 12.04.2018 at Islamabad. Moreover, all the Managing Directors of PIA, holding the charge in the last ten years have also been directed to appear in Supreme Court on above mentioned date Faisalabad police seek locals’ help to arrest rape, murder accused FAISALABAD: The police have sought help from locals for arrest of the murderers of a sixyear-old girl in Jaranwala and a 21-yearold woman in Dijkot cities of Faisalabad. As nearly a week has passed since two incidents occurred in the district, police has taken to social media asking public to cooperate with them to trace culprit(s). 21-year-old woman, Abida, who was studying at Govt College University, Faisalabad went missing on Mar 25. Rao Anwar seeks addition of intelligence personnel in JIT ISLAMABAD: Sindh police officer Rao Anwar has expressed his lack of trust over the JIT constituted to investigate the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud, 27, allegedly in a fake police encounter by him in Karachi. Rao Anwar through a petition filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday, sought inclusion of the officials of intelligence agencies in the investigation team. KABUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and AfghanPresident Muhammad Ashraf Ghani Friday re-affirmed their resolve to build mutual trust and confidence by working closely for peace, prosperity and stability in their countries. The two leaders agreed that Afghanistan- Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) provided a useful framework for broad-based and structured engagement on all issues of mutual interest and decided to operationalize the five working groups under it. Prime Minister of Pakistan who arrived here on daylong visit on the invitation of President Ghani held one-on-one meeting, followed by high-level delegation level talks at Afghan Presidential Palace. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua. They discussed the entire gamut of Pak- Afghan ties including peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, counter-terrorism, return of Afghan refugees, bilateral trade and regional connectivity. Both the leaders agreed that peace, prosperity and stability of the two countries are interlinked. KARACHI EDITION – Saturday, April 7, 2018, Rajab 20, 1439 Pak, Afghan agree to work closely for peace, prosperity Won’t let terrorists use our soil against each other: Abbasi, Ghani KABUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi along with Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani standing in respect while the National Anthems of Pakistan and Afghanistan are played during the Guard of Honour Ceremony. They agreed that there was no military solution to the ongoing Afghan conflict and that the political solution was the best way forward. They called on the Taliban to respond positively to the peace offer and join the peace process without further delay. Prime Minister Abbasi welcomed Afghan President's vision for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan and his offer of peace talks to Taliban. The two leaders reiterated that terrorism was a common enemy and a threat. They agreed not to allow their soils to be used for anti-state activities against each other. They re-affirmed their resolve to work together to address all issues of bilateral transit and trade between the two countries. They also expressed their firm resolve not to allow politics to affect their economic relationship which was important for the welfare of the peoples of the two countries. The two leaders re-affirmed their commitment to regional connectivity as they had done in Herat this year while jointly inaugurating the entry of Tajikistan Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) Gas Pipeline from Turkmenistan into Afghanistan. They agreed to hold an early meeting of the Joint Economic Commission to take forward planning and implementation of key rail and road gas pipeline and energy projects that would integrate Pakistan and Afghanistan with the Central Asia. Zardari mafia’ exploiting people of Sindh: Imran PTI kicks of membership drive in Sindh: fails to pull big crowds Abbas Kassar H Y D E R A B A D : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan said that the Zardari ‘mafia’ was exploiting the people of Sindh. Addressing party workers at several points on Friday, he said that there was more extreme poverty in Sindh than any other place in the world. Imran said that rural Sindh had more people mired in extreme poverty than Somalia. He said that the Sharif family should reveal their sources of income. About the Senate elections, Imran said he had succeeded in achieving his objectives. He said his next goal was the installation of an impartial caretaker government. Imran Khan also met leaders of local traders and farmers’ organizations. He also visited several camps set up for the party’s membership drive. HYDERABAD: PTI chairman Imran Khan addressing a press conference at the residence of Javed Junejo in Qasimabad. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Minister (FM) Khawaja Asif has said that India cannot resolve Kashmir Issue on ‘gun point’, which is next to impossible . The nation observed Kashmir Solidarity Day on Friday to condemn the fresh wave of Indian brutalities against innocent Kashmiris being perpetuated to stop their just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self determination. The people of Pakistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir renewed their pledge to continue moral, political and diplomatic support to the oppressed Kashmir being brutally killed by Indian occupied forces without any remorse. The decision, taken by federal cabinet this week, to express solidarity with the people of occupied valley, who are struggling for winning the right to selfdetermination under United Nations resolutions. The day has the backing of all segments of society. At least 20 Kashmiri youth were martyred and around 200 injured in operations by Indian forces as well as subse- India can’t resolve Kashmir issue at ‘gunpoint’ Nation observed Kashmir Solidarity Day with renewed pledges of continuing support Tax matter does not fall in the ambit of SC: CJP ISLAMABAD: Interim report about reduction in the price of medicines has been presented in Supreme Court (SC).. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar remarked “ parliament has to decide about imposing or removing the tax. Tax matter does not fall in the jurisdiction of the court. The court has to see the matters in accordance with laws which have been already enacted. He further observed “ it is my desire that what matters of public interest I have taken up I should go after disposing of them. Later you will go on chanting slogans that I went only after doing empty talks and I did nothing. Pakistan's biggest problem is corruption, says Siraj GUJRANWALA: Jamate-Islami leader Siraj-ul-Haq on Friday called corruption as 'Pakistan's biggest problem'. Speaking in a public gathering, he said that today federal government's role is only restricted to imposing taxes and submitting bills. The JI leader said that no clergymen were named in the Panama documents. He said that an honest leadership is needed to end corruption in the country, adding that the religious leaders should come forward to serve the nation rather than confining themselves to become prayer leaders. ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court formally began contempt of court proceedings against PML-N leader and State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry on Friday (today) for making contemptuous remarks quent anti-demonstration action in occupied Kashmir’s Islamabad and Shopian districts on Sunday last. The main aim of observing the day was to give the world a loud and clear message that the hearts of Pakistanis and Kashmiris throb in unison. Rallies, public meetings, functions and seminars were organized by various organization at the length and breadth of the country and Azad Kashmir to draw attention of the world community towards the plight of Kashmiris. PESHAWAR: Activists of Jammu and Kashmir Movement are holding protest demonstration against Muslims massacre in Kashmir. People will answer my call even if I'm in jail: Nawaz Hearing of Avenfield reference against Sharif family adjourned till April 9 ISLAMABAD: PML (N) leader Nawaz Sharif has said that being behind bars cannot stop him from leading his people. He said he does not want any such situation, but if it does occur, people will respond to his call even if he is sent to jail. Talking to media outside NAB court, he demanded an open trial so that there is no confusion or equivocation regarding his GHOTKI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan voted for Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in the Senate elections despite saying he will not. “Imran Khan indulges in politics of lies. He said he will not vote for PPP in Senate elections but voted for our candidate for deputy Senate chairman,” the PPP chairman said while addressing the media in Mirpur Mathelo. Bilawal said that his party will never compromise on the 18th amendment and case. He said he will meet the PM tomorrow and suggest him this. He further said that the NAB ordinance was made to target politicians. “When I was Attock Jail, NAB was formed,” he informed. He supported the democratic process and said that he does not want any mishap in the country. He said he wants to see the process of development not getting interrupted by any force. No compromise on 18th amendment Imran voted for PPP in Senate elections despite saying he won't: Bilawal GHOTKI: Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari offers Dua after unveiling the plaque during Flag Hoisted Ceremony at Khalidabad. against the judiciary. Headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, a bench of the apex court hearing the case, started recording testimonies against the minister in contempt proceedings. A law officer, representing the government, produced a witness, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Director General Monitoring Haji Adam, to record his testimony. The witness informed provincial autonomy. Responding to a question, Bilawal said Karachi’s mayorship and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) are under the Muttahida Qaumi Movement. “MQM leaders are now fighting amongst each other and not doing any work nor letting anyone else do so,” he added. He further said, “Everyone knows who was behind politics of violence in Karachi and the first time, people of Karachi will get the independence to elect candidates of their own choice.” Lawyer asks SC to forgo contempt charges against Talal The objective of contempt of court case is to establish rule of law: Justice Ejaz Afzal that he has now been serving as DG Operations and had previously performed his duties as DG Monitoring. As DG Monitoring, he said, his job was to monitor 217 channels. CMYK CMYK CMYK

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