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Mohsin Naqvi meets British counterpart, signs LOI to combat crime

Mohsin Naqvi meets British counterpart, signs LOI to combat crime

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Mohsin Naqvi meets British counterpart, signs LOI to combat crime

 Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi has met with Britain James Cleverly. During the meeting, a Letter of Intent (LoI) was signed between the government of Pakistan and Britain.

This collaboration between law enforcement agencies (LEAs) of Pakistan and Britain will take up criminal offences cases.

Its implementation will be done by a Joint Steering Committee including representatives from the Interior Ministry, the National Police Bureau and the British High Commission.

The initiative will promote mutual cooperation in drug prevention, investigations of serious crimes and to combat illegal migration.

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It will also improve joint cooperation in combating illicit financial threats and bilateral assistance in tracking crimes at air and sea borders.

Talking to media, Mohsin Naqvi stated Britain was long-term partner of Pakistan and the bilateral ties between both states at government and public were commendable.

On this occasion, Britain Interior Minister stated that Britain honoured the relations with Pakistan and laud the Pakistan’s assistance for deportation of British citizens from Afghanistan.

He added that economic, cultural and social contributions of overseas Pakistan residing in Britain were crucial.

Earlier, during a meeting, Mohsin Naqvi and James Cleverly discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations.

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Bushra Bibi challenges her likely detention in undisclosed cases

Bushra Bibi challenges her likely detention in undisclosed cases

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Bushra Bibi challenges her likely detention in undisclosed cases

 PTI founder’s wife Bushra Bibi challenged her likely detention in the undisclosed cases in the Lahore High Court (LHC).

Justice Tariq Saleem Shaikh will hear the petition on Tuesday.

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The petitioner’s lawyer said that the details of the cases registered against Bushra Bibi are not being provided. Moreover, the inquiries against Bushra Bibi in anti-corruption, NAB and FIA-related cases are also not being provided, the application said.

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The court should order all the agencies to provide the details of the cases. Moreover, the court should also order to stop Bushra Bibi from being arrested in any hidden case. 

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Cabinet meeting with PTI ban on agenda postponed

Cabinet meeting with PTI ban on agenda postponed

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Cabinet meeting with PTI ban on agenda postponed

A meeting of the federal cabinet to give approval for ban on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was postponed on Monday, sources said. 

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was scheduled to chair the meeting on Tuesday, July 23, when the cabinet members were likely to nod the ban on the political party.

The cabinet was also expected to give approval for pursuing cases under Article 6 of the Constitution against former President Arif Alvi, PTI founder Imran Khan, and Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri.

On July 15, Information Minister Atta Tarar said that the ruling coalition had decided to move for a ban on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

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Addressing a press conference, he said the federal government will file a case to ban the PTI. The government would keep the current situation in mind before taking a step in this regard, he added.

“The PTI and the country cannot go together,” he categorically stated.

He claimed that the government was trying to stabilise the country politically and economically, while efforts were being made to thwart its efforts.

Tarar also announced that the PML-N led government has decided to file a review appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court granting reserved seats to the PTI.

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Dar discusses mutual ties with Omani counterpart

Dar discusses mutual ties with Omani counterpart

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Dar discusses mutual ties with Omani counterpart

 Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar and Oman Foreign Minister Syed Badr bin Hamd bin Hamood Al Busaidi have discussed bilateral ties on telephone.

According to Foreign Office, both the leaders condemned the recent terrorist attack on a mosque in Wadi Kabir, Mascat.

Dar reiterated Oman’s full support in combatting terrorism.

The deputy PM lauded Oman’s care for dead and injured Pakistani citizens in the Omani hospitals.

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Both the leaders deliberated on bilateral relationship ranging from political, economic and defence cooperation to public ties.

The two leaders have agreed to exchange delegations between the two countries.

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