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Next general elections would be held according to 2017 census: Musadik Malik

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ISLAMABAD: Musadik Malik said that the Council of Common Interest (CCI) had evolved consent that next general elections would be held using the data gathered in census 2017 here on Monday.

Musadik who is Special Assistant to the PM has stated: “It is a big step and achievement to pave the way for a strong democracy in the country.”

While addressing a Presser here at the PM Office, Musadik Malik said that CCI had built a consent among the political leadership that upcoming elections would be held as per census 2017, adding that one percent data of the census 2017 would be assessed by a third party to judge the legitimacy of the data.

Talking to media, he said the entire process would be steered under the control of census board, which would set up a team (third party) to examine the data within four months.

One block would be selected from each province, where census and the data would be evaluated comparing the current data.

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1971 specter lingers on: Pak FO concerned over death sentences to 6 JI leaders!

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office said it was concerned over the death sentences handed over yesterday (23rd of November) to six Jamaat-e-Islami activists for looting and killing a Hindu man, killing a Chhatra League leader, killing 13 chairmen and members of five unions.

According to details though International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh has convicted six (Abu Saleh Muhammad Abdul Aziz Mia, Ruhul Amin, Abu Muslim Muhammad Ali, Abdul Latif, Najmul Huda and Abdur Rahim Mia) only Abdul Latif is incarcerated. All the other five had been proclaimed as absconders.

They were indicted in been indict by the tribunal on 28th of June 28, 2016 for committing crimes against humanity during 1971 war. 

 

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COAS launches Khushal Baluchistan project in Quetta!

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QUETTA: In order to ensure stability through social-economic development and security, COAS has inaugurated Khushal Baluchistan project here today. 

According to sources the high-level meeting apropos developmental project was held at the Southern Command Headquarter in the city.

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Alleged forgery lands two Chinese nationals in FIA lock-up!

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KARACHI: Two Chinese nationals – Zhong Zhongmin and Li Chonhong, Country Manager and Deputy Country Manager of the Chinese firm M/s BGP (Pakistan) International – have been nabbed by FIA for submitting forged documents here today.

According to details FIA has registered a case against the  oil and gas surveying company, its clearing agent M/s IMT Co, customs personnel etc for forgery.

The accused had endeavored to get surveying equipment worth Rs. 677m cleared by means of fake papers.

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