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Published: 10:00 PM, 21 Apr, 2022
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♦ After ousting Imran Khan and forming the government, how to run ahead; Bilawal Bhutto Zardari called on PML-N supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif; The two discussed the contemporary political situation; Bilawal discussed with Nawaz the matter of naming the President, Chairman Senate and Governor Punjab; The two leaders hoped to work together over the political matters;  Bilawal says that against ex-premier Imran there was no conspiracy of White house, rather was of Bilawal House; Says that Imran’s narrative is “Why I wasn’t saved”?

♦ Besides Bilawal’s meeting with Nawaz Sharif, Finance Minister Miftah Ismail also called on Nawaz Sharif; Miftah briefed former PM Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar on the economy; Nawaz directed Miftah to not put further burden on the masses; Muftah Ismail says the Imran government borrowed Rs20,000 billion; He says if one compiles the loans of 74 years, out of all the years 80 per cent of the loans have been taken by Imran Khan; Miftah Ismail heads to Washington for negotiation with IMF

♦ How much do the expenses of travelling from Bani Gala to PM cost the masses?; The government of PM Shehbaz brought reality; In his tenure, the expenses of Imran Khan of travelling on the helicopter were Rs980 million; The journey of helicopter per hour costs Rs275,000; The distance from Bani Gala to Prime Minister House is 15 kilometers; The expenses of using helicopter costed Rs800,000  per day

♦ Marriyum Aurangzeb says that the slogan of ‘My gift and my will’ will not be acceptable, adding that it was a gift for Pakistan; She also said that it was a gift, but not the shop of the ex-premier; Federal Information Minister lambasted Imran Khan and said he had considered the office of Prime Minister as business, adding that Imran Khan had gotten three gifts by paying 20 per cent of the value

♦ Electricity shortfall widens to 7,100MW; Unannounced load shedding for ten hours

♦ US dollar delivers another heavy punch to Pakistani rupee; Gains Rs1.05 to Rs186.97

♦ Court will not be dismayed by criticism: CJP Bandial; Remarks SC stands for supremacy of Constitution; Says doors of court open even for those who criticize us; Says PPP has always offered sacrifices, supported institutions

♦ PM Shehbaz Sharif orders foolproof security for Imran Khan: Directs Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah to personally monitor and ensure PTI chief’s security

♦ The powershow of PTI at Lahore’s Minar-e-Pakistan; Party leaders and workers arrived; Imran Khan will address the rally; Metro bus service and Orange Line train closed; Islamabad High Court orders PTI to allow gathering at F-9 Park

♦ PTI rebel MPs announce to move court against Imran Khan

♦ New LHC bench adjourns hearing of Maryam Nawaz’s Umrah plea

♦ LHC directs AG to get instructions from Punjab governor tomorrow; Dismisses plea to continue hearing of Hamza oath-taking case; PML-Q submits application for becoming party

♦ Petition against Buzdar’s resignation disposed of

♦ Government's decides to stop unnecessary use of exit control list, Cabinet Committee on ECL recommends amendments to rules

♦ Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif during his visit to Waziristan met the tribal elders; The Prime Minister thanked the tribal elders for their cooperation in the war against terrorism and said that the sacrifices of the tribal people would not go in vain

♦ Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi has been given the portfolio of Foreign Affairs. He has been given the status of Minister of State. Special Assistant will also be retained. The charge of inter-provincial liaison has been given. Notification issued after the approval of the Prime Minister

♦ PM withdraws foreign affairs portfolio from Tariq Fatemi; Ehsan Mazari’s portfolio changed from Human Rights to Inter-Provincial Coordination

♦ The affectees of Dadu village fire alleged that the fire was ignited on purpose as it was result of rivalry between two parties over irrigation water issue

♦ A report regarding kindling of fire that claimed at least nine lives and devoured the whole village in Dadu was presented to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif who ordered a thorough inquiry into the incident, besides announcing compensation for the affected

♦ Karachi police failed to recover Dua Zehra, who has been missing for three days; CCTV footage changes the course of the case; In the footage, the girl is seen leaving voluntarily; She sat in the car by herself; Difficulties to investigators due to father's statements; Police raids in different areas; Instead of Dua Zahra, another girl was found from the house in Sanghar

♦ A bomb blast at a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif has killed at least 31 people and injured dozens more; The Hazara community was targeted; ISIS claimed responsibility; Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif condemned the blast; Expressing regret over the loss of precious human lives

♦ 84th Anniversary of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal is being observed; He dreamed of a separate homeland in 1930 and breathed the spirit of awakening in the Muslims of the subcontinent; Allama Iqbal is laid to rest in front of Badshahi Mosque in Lahore

♦ Queen Elizabeth II turns 96; She was greeted with a cannon salute on her birthday

♦ PHF announced the 20-member squad of the Pakistan national hockey team; The team will be headed by Umar Bhutta, whereas Ali Shan will take over the responsibility of vice-captain

♦ Pakistan’s wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan has been named the Leading T20 Cricketer in the World in the 2022 edition of the Wisden Almanac; Rizwan became the first-ever cricketer in the history of T20 cricket to amass over 2,000 runs in a calendar year who scored 2,036 runs in 45 innings at an average of 56.55 in 2021

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