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Boys misbehaving with foreign tourists on the occasion of #Pakistan's #IndependenceDay in Shakarparian, #Islamabad. Authorities must identify and punish the culprits. @ICT_Police
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sexual harassment*
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1. #MaxHastings needs to bone up before sketchily declaiming ‘#histrionics in the #West’ about #ChineseBeltandRoad #lending, @thetimes 30 July 22, p 33. Becoming, like that #LeCarré, another raging '#nationaltreasure' discharging disaffected drivel.
2. Surmises of #moralequivalence between #Chinese and #Western rapacity by #MaxHastings are tenuous. #Pakistanieconomists, long critical of the #BRI, would remind him how 27% of #Islamabad’s #externaldebt, $90bn as of April 2021, is now owed to #Beijing.
3. #Pakistan, since 1988, has been bailed out 12 times and in talks for a thirteenth reprieve as it requires at least $41bn to sustain #foreignexchangereserves. #IMF suspicion of #dodgyChinese #powercompanies borne out in recent #reports.
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Story of one of the most expensive hospitals of #Islamabad, situated on main Margalla road and owned by @DGPR_PAF. How they are making money but offering pathetic services. 75 years old Kaneez Begum admitted in ICU of #PAF hospital on 8th June 2022. If you admit somebody…. 1/4
..then Intensive Care Unit means “a service for patients with potentially recoverable conditions who can benefit from more detailed observation and invasive treatment than can safely be provided in general wards or high dependency areas.” 2/4
It is usually reserved for patients with potential or established organ failure. Patients should be referred by the most senior member of staff responsible for the patient—that is, a consultant. But what happened with Kaneez Befum on night of 20th June.. 3/6
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All eyes on Pakistan! Authorities continue to place heavy containers and barbed wire in and around Islamabad to stop Imran Khan's rally on May 25th at 3pm local time. #WeAreCommingKaptaan #LongMarch
#PakistanUnderFascism #ImranKhanPTI #MarchAgainstImportedGovt #Islamabad
#PakistanUnderFascism Where is the law and order?
Despite the shelling, the police could not stop the people.
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Just in

#Pakistan's top security forum, the #NSC, attended by top Govt, military, and intelligence officials, chaired by PM @CMShehbaz, concludes there is no "foreign conspiracy" behind ex-PM #ImranKhan's exit from power after he lost parliamentary majority and was voted out. /1
Ex-PM #ImranKhan's conspiracy claim debunked by #Pakistan's top security forum:

"NSC discussed telegram from 🇵🇰 Emb in 🇺🇸 (...) informed by premier security agencies they found no evidence of any conspiracy (...) The NSC (...) concludes there has been no foreign conspiracy." /2
Today's National Security Committee of the Cabinet is more credible than the Mar 31 meet that ex-PM #ImranKhan politicized. This meeting is strengthened by the presence of Amb @asadmk17, ex-Washington, the Amb who wrote the cable and briefed the NSC. /3
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The letter that PM @ImranKhanPTI showed at #Islamabad jalsa are minutes of an important meeting between extremely important officials of a country and our diplomats in that country. The message was conveyed on behalf of the highest officials in that country.
The message mentioned a regime change as "eminent" in Pak. The conversation entailed as seeing PM @ImranKhanPTI as problem between a cordial bilateral relationship between the countries. The highest official sent the message that if VONC is overruled, there will be consequences.
In the transcript that consists of more than four pages of this conversation, carries the words "VONC" and "Imran Khan", multiple times. The message is clear ,that one man is the problem and he must be eased out. The letter was sent a day before VONC was filed.
@ImranKhanPTI
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PM #ImranKhan sets the stage for his legacy in a huge, impressive rally in #Islamabad, characterizing himself as a living martyr facing off international conspiracy to unseat him. He did not offer evidence but waved a document as proof. The rally achieves its two targets.. /1
PM #ImranKhan achieves two targets: to try impress power centers within the country that he remains popular, which he partially does (with diehard voters); and to engage those voters in a larger foreign policy issue beyond electoral accountability of performance & governance. /2
Aside from the secret document that PM #ImranKhan is not revealing (yet) to protect national interest, it is not a secret that his biggest foreign policy confrontations occurred with the #KSA #UAE #France, and misunderstandings with #China. /3
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Envoys of 22 #EU member states in #Pakistan issue a joint statement in support of #Ukraine. @EUPakistan posts this symbolic #IStandWithUkraine photo with EU representatives in #Islamabad.
The representatives of the @EUPakistan, #Switzerland, the #UK, #Australia, #Canada, #Norway, and #Japan urge #Pakistan to join them in condemning #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine at the #UNGA

dawn.com/news/1677704
#Australia's mission in #Pakistan joins @EUPakistan in seeking #Pakistan's support in condemning #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine.

Expressions of support by other missions in this #thread below 🔽

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Army chief #COAS General #QamarBajwa meets @eu_eeas's second top diplomat @SanninoEU in #Brussels and says "🇵🇰 values its relations with #EU 🇪🇺 countries and earnestly looks forward to enhance mutual cooperation based on common interests." /1
#Pakistan Army chief #COAS General #QamarBajwa also meets in #Brussels with the Chairman of #EU Military Committee #EUMC
General Claudio Graziano. /2

#Pakistan's Military Diplomacy played a key role in restoring frayed ties between #Islamabad 🇵🇰 and the #EU 🇪🇺, helping temper a confrontational government policy toward #France in 2019-2020 that led to violent protests and resurgent extremism. /3

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A court in Rawalpindi has sentenced to death a 26-year-old woman for blasphemy.

The woman, a resident of Islamabad, was accused of spreading blasphemous messages through WhatsApp.

#DSTV #Pakistan #Blasphemy #DeathSentence #Islamabad #PUBG #cybercrime #Rawalpindi
She also sent a "blasphemous message" to the complainant on his WhatsApp number, according to the detailed verdict issued by a cybercrime court in Rawalpindi.

#DSTV #Pakistan #Blasphemy #DeathSentence #Islamabad #PUBG #cybercrime #Rawalpindi
According to the detailed verdict, the woman told court that she got in touch with the complainant after he joined her PUBG group and asked her to be "friendly" with him "because we were Pakistani" but she refused.

#DSTV #Pakistan #Blasphemy #DeathSentence #Islamabad #PUBG
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Preparations are underway to inaugurate the Metro Bus Service from Peshawar Mor to New Islamabad International Airport on March 23.

The #PeshawarMor Central Station will function as designated pick-up point.

#Islamabad #IslamabadAirport #Metro #MassTransit #Pakistan 🇵🇰🇵🇰
The National Highway Authority (NHA) had previously completed the 27km road from Peshawar Mor to the New Islamabad Airport in March last year for this purpose. The total cost incurred was Rs16 billion.
Further, a “Capital Mass Transit Authority" will be set up to oversee the management and the service of the buses. The authority will be constituted under an act of parliament, with full control vested in it under the Capital Development Authority (CDA).
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#Pakistan and #China have launched Air Cargo Service on the #Kashgar-ICT (#Islamabad) route. With the successful landing of Pakistan Faxon Airlines Air Cargo plane at Kashgar Airport in the Xinjiang region of China.

According to China Radio International:
“This is the second international cargo route from Kashgar Airport to Pakistan after the Kashgar-Karachi cargo route in 2019.”

As the main aviation fulcrum of the Silk Road Economic Belt, Kashgar Airport has opened international cargo routes.
To provide air traffic and service platforms for economic and trade development between Xinjiang, South Asia, West Asia and Europe.

The construction of the International Transport Corridor and the International Aviation Center is of great importance to the Xinjiang region.
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🎙️This is a part of my interview to #Greek channel #AlertTV

⏩ ''The #Indian Navy must immediately come to the Aegean for military exercises - #Greece and #India must cooperate and stop #Ankara and #Islamabad!

👉
⏩ ''Nowadays, both countries are facing the exact same common enemies, #Turkey and #Pakistan. We need to work together in the field of intelligence, as well as in the field of defense.''
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#Pakistan Security Report -2021:

The incidence of #terrorism in Pakistan has increased by 42% in 2021 as compared to 2020, including five suicide bombings. A total of 335 people were killed and 555 injured in the attacks. That's 52 percent more than in 2020.

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A total of 128 terrorist attacks were carried out by Tehreek-e-Taliban #Pakistan (#TTP), local Taliban groups and Islamic State of Khorasan, killing 236 people. In 2020, the number of such attacks was 95.

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As many as 97 people were killed and 255 injured in 77 attacks by various Baloch, Sindhi nationalist and insurgent groups, compared to 44 attacks in 2020. Last year there were two attacks of sectarian terrorism in which 22 people were killed.

#BLA #Karachi #Sindh #Quetta
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Who is Zara Haider and why is she trending on Twitter?

- An acquaintance of both Noor Mukaddam and Zahir Jaffer who gained popularity after the murder, for calling out problematic boys/ harassers/ predators currently living in Islamabad.
Having lived there herself, she began identifying her childhood bullies and was approached by a multitude of women who too wanted their stories of abuse at the hands of these men, heard. Naturally, her public writing account became popular for her activism
She used it to not only give interviews about Noor, but later created a GoFundMe account asking people to fund her “Call Out Campaign” saying she had started receiving threats of defamation. She raised $1400 dollars out of her 5k goal
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Next is "Raees Ahmed Standard Biryani House" in #Landhi #Karachi which was made to register on a Previous complaint and issued a show cause notice for Penalty so inquired what happened to that notice is it finalised #TaxChoriBandKaru

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Complaint 16 Nov, Reply 24 Nov

Restaurant was fined for Rs 10,000/= which is abysmally low for the sale and running of it.
And they are still being non compliant to which they know soon again :)
#TaxChoriBandKaru

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Next "Javed Nihari" #Sharfabad branch in #Karachi issuing non compliant invoice with no SNTN# mentioned #TaxChoriBandKaru

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The 17th Extraordinary Session of #OIC Council of Foreign Ministers to discuss grave humanitarian situation in #Afghanistan begins in #Islamabad, #Pakistan. #OICInPakistan #OIC4Afg
#OIC Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha addresses the opening session of the extraordinary session on the #humanitarian situation in #Afghanistan. #OIC4Afg #OICInPakistan
Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha: We thank #SaudiArabia, Chair Country of 14th Islamic Summit for the initiative to convene this important meeting as part of its firm commitment to supporting joint Islamic action. #OICInPakistan #OIC4Afg
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Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (#OIC), H.E. Mr. Hissein Brahim Taha, affirmed that positive atmosphere prevails in the #Pakistani capital #Islamabad, ahead of the 17th extraordinary session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers …
… to discuss the critical and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. #OICInPakistan #OIC4Afg
The Secretary General expressed the OIC's gratitude and thanks to the #SaudiArabia, the Chairman of the Islamic Summit, & to #Pakistan, for their great efforts to hold this meeting, which attracted wide participation of Member States, observer states & international organizations
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Νew provocative action by #Pakistanis in #Greece

A few days ago, they held a protest rally in Athens. Τhey bothered by the visit of the Indian Prime Minister to Europe!
During the last years, the #Pakistanis, with the help of the #Turks and the Chinese, are regrouping/joining forces.

#Greece and #India must cooperate and stop #Ankara and #Islamabad!
#Greece and #India should strengthen their bonds. It is quite important to reinforce our relations. We have to lay the groundwork. The Armed Forces of the two countries should start joint exercises immediately.
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Meanwhile, in #Pakistan, the country's political+military leaders are held hostage by extremist Islamists, literally forced to reconfirm their allegiance to Islam! The hordes threaten to storm the capital. Perfect script for a historical drama reliving 11th century in 21st. #TLP
...meanwhile, in #Islamabad, which resembles #Baghdad just before the Mongols stormed it. [Or #Rome as Nero fiddles]

Reported divisions within PM #ImranKhan Govt on how to deal with banned #TLP religious group threatening to storm #Pakistan capital #Islamabad. Meanwhile, discontent inside Punjab Police, where officers believe Govt and state abandoned them before religious extremists.
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Never been so proud of the UAE ….
UAE 🇦🇪 Ambassador to #Islamabad 🇵🇰 H.E. @ALZAABI82 personally looked after the all-girls Afghan robotics team from their evacuation in Afghanistan- Islamabad- Germany and finally to Mexico (their final destination)
@FranciscaE_ME
With great help of UAE Ambassador to Pakistan @ALZAABI82 the young Afghan girls flew from Islamabad to Dubai and then to Frankfurt on @emirates, onwards to Mexico.
📸 via @ALZAABI82
Never let your dreams of development shatter in the darkness … 🙏🏼 🇦🇪🇦🇫🇲🇽
God bless the UAE, Sheikh @MohamedBinZayed and our amazing Ambassador @ALZAABI82
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Former US Ally Late Maulana Sami ul Haq explains how #USA & CIA financed #AfghanMujahideen (1979 to 1989) through him & his seminary

Ref :

#Taliban #Talibans #AlQaeda #TTP #Daish #ISIS #Afghanistan #Pakistan #OsamaBinLaden
1 - Mr Kamran Khan is nowadays very fond of #Talibans | 8 years ago he used to explain the effectivity & importance of #USA #Drones against Terrorist #Taliban

Ref : dailymotion.com/video/x16m8uj |

#Taliban #Talibans #AlQaeda #TTP #Daish #ISIS #Afghanistan #Pakistan #OsamaBinLaden
2 - Mr Kamran Khan quotes US Senator & Head of the Senate Intelligence Committee
Dianne Feinstein on the effectivity of #USA #Drones against Terrorist Taliban

Ref : dailymotion.com/video/x16m8uj |

#Taliban #Talibans #AlQaeda #TTP #Daish #ISIS #Afghanistan #Pakistan #OsamaBinLaden
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