Nawaz’s disqualification from public office would not affect China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Lu Kang

BEIJING: China affirmed its stance on CPEC as its Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Lu Kang on Friday said that Nawaz’s disqualification from public office would not affect China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). While commenting on SC’s verdict that disqualified Nawaz to hold any public office, Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Lu Kang said that ruling is the internal [...]

Who could be Pakistan’s next PM?

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stepped down from office after the Supreme Court unanimously disqualified him for alleged corruption following the “Panama Papers” leaks. No Pakistani prime minister has ever completed a full five-year term. Most have seen their tenures cut short by the powerful military or by the Supreme Court. Others have been ousted by their own […]

‘Nawaz’s days are not over’: PML-N puts up brave front after top court disqualifies leader

While opposition party lawmakers celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office, ruling party members expressed disappointment but also said Sharif’s days are not over. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah while talking to DawnNews said: “This is a difficult time for the PML-N.” “But the power to make party decisions […]

The effect of CPEC – American SMEs looking to invest in Pakistan now

FAISALABAD:  America’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are trying to invest in Pakistan, giving entrepreneurs here an opportunity to launch joint ventures with them, reveals Stephen P Knode, Commercial Counsellor of the United States. “It will not only provide Pakistan entrepreneurs new technology and capital, but will also open new avenues for export of their […]