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♦ America did not stop criticizing Pakistan's nuclear assets. President Joe Biden also covered Pakistan along with Russia and China. He said that Pakistan is among the most dangerous countries. Pakistan's nuclear program is irregular. It is feared that anyone can use it.
♦ Pakistan sought clarification on the statement of the American President; US ambassador Donald Bloom was summoned to the foreign office; Pakistan handed over a demarche to the US ambassador; The American ambassador was also asked to explain Joe Biden's statement through a letter; Pakistan also told US envoy about the security of the nuclear assets
♦ Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif rejected the statement of the US President; Says the statement is contrary to the facts and is misleading; Says Pakistan is a highly responsible nuclear state and the command and control system is foolproof; Says the real potential of Pakistan-US relations should be recognized; Urged to avoid unnecessary statements.
♦ Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto said he was surprised by the US President's statement; Says Pakistan's nuclear assets are safe and Pakistan is committed to its integrity and survival; Says the statement will not have a negative impact on relations; Says the question of nuclear weapons should have been raised with India
♦ Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan is a responsible nuclear state and fully complies with international laws; Says like all independent states, Pakistan also has the right to protect its sovereignty and our nuclear program is not a threat to any country
♦ Imran Khan slams the incumbent government and said this Biden statement shows the total failure of the imported government's foreign policy and its claims of reset of relations with the US; Questions“Is this the ‘reset’?”, Says this govt will also end up completely compromising our national security; Says On what info has Biden reached this unwarranted conclusion on our nuclear capability when, having been PM, I know we have one of the most secure nuclear command & control systems
♦ Do you have any shame in you? Maryam Nawaz chides Imran Khan; She said that politics should have been put aside and answered like a Pakistani; Says whether Imran Khan is openly attacking his own country; Says she has never seen such a liar and bigoted person as Imran Khan
♦ Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif declared PTI Chairman Imran Khan as the "greatest fraudster ever"; Says he has not seen a liar like Khan in his whole life; Says before, Khan claimed he had COAS' complete support, but now, he says he wasn't [allowed] to take decisions; Says if Khan’s government was so powerless, what were they doing during their tenure that was a quarter short of four years; Says the incumbent government would decimate the politics of hate and anarchy
♦ Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif holds an interesting dialogue at the Mufti Mahmood conference; Says he first went to Hazrat regarding the prices of petrol; Hazrat blew and prayed and the prices have reduced. I am talking about blowing, not magic; Says now, he will ask Hazrat to blow again in a specific direction so that the problem of people could be solved; Says he was talking about blowing, not witchcraft.
♦ What could be termed a big relief for the people, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif announced a Rs4.25 cut per unit in the power tariff; the reduction in the electricity bills for the month of October was made under the fuel charges adjustment
♦ Bilawal Bhutto chides Imran Khan; Says selected did not do a single thing during his tenure; Says Imran Khan was a liar yesterday and he is still a liar
♦ Nawaz Sharif, Asif Zardari take up a raft of political issues: PML-N Quaid inquires after PPP Co-Chairman’s health: Zardari congratulates Nawaz on the acquittal of Shehbaz, Maryam
♦ All is set for by-elections on 11 NA, PA seats tomorrow: Strict security arrangements in place: Polling material being transferred to constituencies
♦ A Grand Jirga in Swat agreed on joint efforts for restoring peace in Swat vehemently. They expressed their resolve not to spare any sacrifice for peace. The participants presented their point of view openly in the Jirga.
♦ Parkview City housing scheme in Lahore was built against the master plan and is included in the illegal list; Parkview City was launched in 2012 and spread to 7000 kanals. Vision Developers launched Phase 2 without approval under the name of River Edge; NAB summoned the owners three times on the complaint of Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan; According to Roda, the LDA tried to stop the illegal spread of the scheme but failed
♦ National Accountability Bureau has summoned former special assistant to the prime minister on accountability, Mirza Shahzad Akbar. The NAB Lahore sent a questionnaire containing 22 questions to Shahzad Akbar
♦ Sindh Chief Minister visited different areas of Karachi and reviewed the works of roads and drainage
♦ Issue of dead bodies in Nishtar Hospital Multan; PML-N spokesperson Azma Bukhari chideesPunjab government; sayd the dead bodies are responsibility of the government; Says why Yasmin Rashid and Parvez Elahi are silent?
♦ 25 killed in an explosion in a coal mine in Turkiye
♦ World Cup T20 sets to roll in action
♦ Babar Azam celebrates his 28th birthday in Australia: Skipper arrives Melbourne for T20 World Cup
♦ Ram Gopal and Hari Gopal's Haveli in Sheranwala Gate, Lahore gaining game; each and every thing in the Haveli incites the visitors; the three centuries old Haveli is beautifully decorated with antiques from the Mughal era