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Archbishop Canterbury arrives on three-day go to

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LAHORE: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby landed at Lahore Airport on a three-day go to to Pakistan early Saturday night time.

Particular Consultant of the Prime Minister (SRPM) for Interfaith-Concord and Center East Hafiz Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi accompanied by President of the Church of Pakistan Bishop Azad Marshal obtained the Archbishop of Canterbury on the Allama Iqbal Worldwide Airport.

Throughout his three-day go to, the Archbishop of Canterbury is scheduled to satisfy President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, overseas minister and numerous spiritual and political leaders. The Archbishop may even go to Grand Jamia Mosque Bahria City.

Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council and SRPM for Interfaith-Concord and Center East Allama Hafiz Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi and President of the Church of Pakistan Bishop Azad Marshall will host a dinner to the visiting Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

Tahir Ashrafi mentioned the Archbishop of Canterbury is a non secular chief of the Christian group, and is revered and liked everywhere in the world.

He mentioned the individuals and the federal government of Pakistan welcome the Archbishop of Canterbury, as his go to would promote interfaith concord in Pakistan.

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PA speaker strikes LHC in opposition to Hamza’s appointment as CM

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LAHORE: Speaker Punjab Meeting Pervaiz Elahi on Friday challenged Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) chief Hamza Shahbaz’s appointment because the Punjab Chief Minister in Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC).
LHC has directed Hamza Shahbaz and different events to submit their reply within the court docket. Within the remarks, the Chief Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti directed to tell the court docket concerning the implementation of the Supreme Court docket’s resolution relating to the dissident Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members.
Later, the court docket adjourned the listening to until Might 25.
Earlier on Thursday, a petition had been filed in LHC to take away Hamza Shehbaz as CM Punjab. The petition states that Supreme Court docket of Pakistan has introduced its verdict on dissident members votes and now Hamza Shehbaz has misplaced majority in Punjab Meeting.
The plea additional states that Hamza has no authorized and constitutional proper to remain CM Punjab and all his motion within the capability are unlawful and unconstitutional.
The plaintiff prayed the court docket to nullify notification of Hamza s appointment as CM and bar him from performing duties.

AWAIS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE WORK AS AGP
In the meantime, the LHC chief justice on Friday allowed Ahmad Awais to proceed his work as Punjab Advocate Common and directed the provincial authorities to not cease him from doing his job.
LHC Chief Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti was listening to a petition filed by Mr Awais difficult the notification of the Punjab authorities which stopped him from doing his job.
The chief justice sought a written reply from all of the involved events together with Punjab chief secretary to make sure that no facility could be taken again from Advocate Common Ahmad Awais.
Extra advocate basic Ch Jawad Yaqoob appeared earlier than the court docket on behalf of the Punjab authorities. Shafqat Mehmood Chohan advocate and different attorneys appeared within the court docket to symbolize the advocate basic.
Then the CJ requested the extra advocate basic whom he was representing? AAG Yaqoob stated that he was representing the Punjab authorities. Chief Justice Bhatti requested him below which regulation he was appointed to the workplace of advocate basic.
On this, Mr Yaqoob stated that it was an inner mechanism by means of which he was given the tasks. The CJ puzzled how on earth the regulation secretary may assign him this cost.

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Foolproof safety of delicate installations, foreigners prime precedence: IGP

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LAHORE: Punjab Inspector Normal of Police (IGP) Rao Sardar Ali Khan has mentioned that foolproof safety for all delicate installations and overseas nationals, particularly Chinese language residents, specialists and traders, consulate places of work and workers, is prime precedence of the Punjab Police.
He issued directions to the officers whereas presiding over a gathering of the Particular Safety Unit relating to safety preparations for overseas nationals on the Central Police Workplace, right here on Friday.
The IGP mentioned within the assembly that groups of Particular Safety Unit ought to carry out their duties of safety of overseas nationals and delicate locations, the federal government places of work with utmost diligence, dedication and excessive alert. He mentioned that implementation of the usual working procedures (SOPs), issued by the House Division relating to safety of overseas nationals, ought to be ensured in all instances. He mentioned the method of gathering knowledge of overseas nationals on the SPU desks at airports ought to be recurrently reviewed. The method of registration of overseas nationals working within the non-public sector, particularly Chinese language, ought to be ensured, the IGP mentioned and pressured taking each attainable steps for the safety goal.
He mentioned that each one regional cops (RPOs) and district cops (DPOs) together with Capital Metropolis Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore ought to additional enhance safety preparations for the overseas nationals below private supervision, and there ought to be no discount in provision of sources and amenities required for discharge of duties to the SPU personnel
Extra IGP Operations Punjab Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan briefed the assembly concerning the measures being taken for safety of overseas nationals.
The IGP Punjab ordered for conducting mock workouts with a purpose to examine safety preparations and verify health of the SPU personnel.

 

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Cleric who solemnised Dua Zehra’s nikkah arrested

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LAHORE: Police on Wednesday claimed that nikkah of Dua Zehra — the 14-year-old woman from Karachi was “bogus” and arrested the cleric who had solemnised the nikkah.

The police stated that the cleric who solemnised the nikkah of Dua Zehra — the 14-year-old woman who had gone lacking from dwelling in Karachi in April below mysterious circumstance. Nevertheless later via a video, she declared that she had eloped from her dwelling to marry 21-year-old Zaheer Ahmed.

In response to the police, cleric Qari Hafiz Ghulam Mustafa carried out a “bogus nikkah” of the minor and her husband as it’s unlawful in Sindh to marry off folks below the age of 18. In the meantime, the age restrict for somebody to get married in Punjab is 16 years.

Police additional revealed that in an effort to interrogate the cleric, who belonged to the Samanabad space of Lahore, he has been shifted to an unknown location.

Two days in the past, in a video message, Dua had claimed that the couple’s life was in peril.

“Whereas the Structure and the legislation of this nation permit me to marry whomever I would like and I can dwell wherever I would like below the legislation, my life is in peril,” she had stated.

Dua had stated that she had recorded an announcement within the court docket in favour of her husband however regardless of that, the Sindh and Punjab police have been “harassing her and her husband” and have been finishing up an “unlawful search.”

“The Sindh police wish to kidnap me and my husband, so if something occurs to us, the Sindh police, Punjab police, and my dad and mom will likely be liable for that.”

Dua additional stated that she is “fortunately married and resides a peaceable life in Lahore,” including that her in-laws have been treating her very effectively.

The daddy of Dua Zahra had approached the Sindh Excessive Court docket for the restoration of his daughter as he claims she was underage.

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