Zardari witnesses signing of MoUs agreement
China to build Indus-Islamabad water pipeline
6, 000 apartments will be constructed in federal capital
Beijing—Pakistan and China Wednesday signed three Memorandum of understanding covering supply of water from Tarbela to Islamabad, establishment of Special Economic Zone in the proposed new city Zulfikarabad in Sindh and the building of 6,000 flats in I-15 sector Islamabad on private public partnership basis and an agreement for the de-silting of canals and barrages in Sindh.
Law to take its course if son found guilty: CJ
Islamabad—The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned till today (Thursday) the hearing of a suo motu notice taken on allegations that Dr Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, had been doled out Rs300 to 400 million by property tycoon Malik Riaz.
A three-member Bench headed by the chief justice heard the case. The bench also includes Justice Jawwad S Khawaja and Justice Khilji Arif.
The CJ asked the TV anchorpersons to bring the material on the next hearing on which they conducted their programmes.
US to continue attacks on Qaeda in Pak Panetta confirms killing of al-Libi
New Delhi—Pentagon Chief Leon Panetta said Wednesday that the US would continue to attack al Qaeda in Pakistan following the killing of the group’s number two Abu Yahya al-Libi.
“We have made it very clear that we are going to continue to defend ourselves,” Secretary of Defence Panetta said when asked about drone strikes in Pakistan during a trip to India.
Gilani to attend UN Conference on Environment in Brazil
Islamabad—Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will leave here on June 19 to attend United Nations Conference on Sustainable Developed with reference to environmental changes being held in Brazil from June 20 to 22.
Five Ministers including Rana Farooq Ahmed Saeed Khan, Minister for Climate Change along with environmental experts will accompany the Prime Minister to make an impressive presence in the conference. About 120 Heads of States and Governments will attend this important event titled RIO-20.