Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Tag Archives: British Parliament

Construction of dams imperative for Pakistan: CJP

LONDON: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said that construction of dams is imperative for Pakistan. Talking to Pakistan-born members of British Parliament in London, he said funds are required to construct Diamer Bhasha Dam and overseas Pakistanis want to donate in the dam fund. He said ...

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Suspicious package found near UK parliament

LONDON: Police on Wednesday used a bomb disposal robot and carried out a controlled explosion on a package found in central London near the British parliament. Although the package was later found not to be suspicious, emergency services were called to gardens next to the River Thames during the afternoon, ...

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Pakistan envoy in UK Syed Ibne Abbas calls on Jeremy Corbyn

LONDON: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas called on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at the British Parliament today. The meeting was attended by Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Kate Hollern MP, besides senior members of Mr Corbyn’s office. The two sides discussed a wide range of ...

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Pakistan values its ties with UK: Speaker National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan highly values its relations with UK and wishes to strengthen the existing ties between the two countries through enhanced economic cooperation and parliamentary exchanges. He expressed these views while talking to the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew here in ...

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Assailant shot outside UK Parliament, at least 12 injured

LONDON: An assailant was shot outside the British parliament by armed police, the leader of the House of Commons said on Wednesday after loud bangs were heard and a Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen injured people on a nearby bridge. A parliamentary official earlier said two people had ...

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British House of Lords passes landmark Brexit Bill

LONDON: British Parliament has passed the Brexit bill, paving the way for the government to trigger Article 50 so the UK can leave the European Union. Peers backed down over the issues of EU residency rights and a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal after their objections were overturned by ...

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British Parliament To Debate Withdrawing Trump’s State Visit

LONDON: British Parliament will debate on Monday whether the government should rescind its invitation to President Donald Trump for an official state visit. A petition to Parliament calling for the invite to be withdrawn has amassed more than 1.8 million signatures as of Sunday, far surpassing the 100,000 signatures needed ...

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