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18-Dec-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan hopes US-Taliban talks end Afghan suffering

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he hoped that the Islamabad-backed US-Taliban negotiations which was held a day earlier in the UAE, could bring an end to "almost three decades of suffering of the brave Afghan people"."Pakistan has helped in...

07-Dec-2018 Islamabad

We're not your 'hired gun' anymore, Imran Khan tells US

Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the US of "pushing Pakistan away" and said he would never want to have a relation with Washington where his country is treated like a "hired gun"."I would never want to have a relationship where Pakistan is treated like...

06-Dec-2018 Islamabad

India tried to politicize Kartarpur border opening : Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that India gave a "political colour" to his gesture of opening the Kartarpur border and called it "unfortunate".Pakistan opened the Kartarpur border in November to facilitate visa-free pilgrimage by Indian Sikhs...

05-Dec-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan meets US special envoy, promises help for Afghan peace

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday met US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad here and reaffirmed Islamabad's "abiding interest" in achieving lasting peace in war-torn Afghanistan.Khalilzad told Khan that "the US...

03-Dec-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan dismisses Pakistan minister's 'googly' remark

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday dismissed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's "googly" remark, saying that the Kartarpur Corridor opening was not a "double game" but a sincere effort in establishing peaceful ties with India."The (ground-breaking)...

28-Nov-2018 Kartarpur (Pakistan)

Why hue and cry in India over Sidhu's Pak visit : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday showered effusive praise on his friend from cricketing days and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and wondered why there was a "hue and cry" in India after his visit to Pakistan three months ago with the message...

28-Nov-2018 Kartarpur (Pakistan)

Imran Khan extends olive branch to India, says war not an option

Reaching out to India in a big way, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wedenesday said it will be madness to think of war between the two nuclear-armed states and that friendship was the only option even as he asserted that the Army and political leadership...

18-Nov-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan begins UAE visit

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday embarked on a day-long visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.Khan was being accompanied...

22-Oct-2018 Islamabad

Pakistan PM Imran Khan condemns civilian killings in Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday condemned the killing of seven civilians following a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district yesterday while calling for resolution of Kashmir dispute.In a tweet, Khan asked India to resolve the issue according...

09-Oct-2018 Islamabad

CPEC focus must be on job creation, agriculture: Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to shift the focus of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from motorways to agriculture, job creation and foreign investment, a media report said on Tuesday.The decision was taken on Monday in a meeting presided...

17-Sep-2018 Islamabad

Pakistan to present mini-budget on Tuesday : Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Finance Minister Asad Umer will present the Mini-Budget on Tuesday.During his meeting with the owners of Pakistani media outlets in the southern port city of Karachi, Imran Khan called for austerity measures...

28-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Muslim countries failed to tackle blasphemous content : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the absence of an international policy against the generation of blasphemous content is a "collective failure" on part of the Muslim countries.Addressing the Senate for the first time as Prime Minister, Khan on...

21-Aug-2018 Islamabad

People targeting Sidhu doing disservice to peace : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday thanked cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for attending his oath taking and called those targeting him in India as "doing great disservice to peace in the subcontinent".Sidhu faced flak in India for hugging...

21-Aug-2018 Chandigarh

Row over Sidhu's Pakistan visit doesn't subside, Imran defends him

The row over Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's visit to Islamabad refused to die down with the former India cricketer seeking to underplay his hugging of the Pakistan Army chief and Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan saying that those targeting...

18-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan sworn-in as new Pakistani PM

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who in the past had made hardline statements but has been conciliatory of late, was sworn-in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister on Saturday in a ceremony marking the second peaceful democratic transition from one civilian government to another...

18-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan swears in Pakistan’s new prime minister

Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister today, nearly 22 years after the former cricket hero entered politics.Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was administered the oath of office by President Mamnoon Hussain at...

17-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan elected Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was elected Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister by the country's National Assembly on Friday, three weeks after his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party won the highest number of seats in the general election.Khan, 65, secured 176 votes out of...

09-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan wants to build trust-based relationship with US

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan has said that his party wants to build a relationship with the US based on trust and mutual respect.Speaking to Acting US Ambassador to Pakistan John F. Hoover who called on him...

29-Jul-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan striving to garner numbers to form government

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which emerged as the single largest party but short of simple majority in the National Assembly elections, was yet to seek formal support from smaller parties or Independents to form the next government.Earlier, the party...

26-Jul-2018 Islamabad/Srinagar

Pakistan is ready to talk with India on Kashmir issue : Imran Khan

"Pakistan is ready to talk with India on Kashmir issue," said Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, while slamming the Indian media for portraying him as a "villain in a Bollywood film" in the run-up to the general elections in Pakistan.— PTI (@PTIofficial)...

02-Jan-2018 Islamabad

Donald Trump working on agenda of Pakistan's enemies : Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump is working on the agenda of Pakistan's "enemies", PTI Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday, as he slammed Washington's decision to cut aid to Islamabad for lying and giving safe haven to terrorists.Speaking to reporters after appearing...

18-Oct-2017 Islamabad

Imran Khan challenges arrest warrant in court

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday challenging the non-bailable arrest warrant issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan against him in a contempt of court case.Khan's counsel...

26-Sep-2017 Islamabad

Sharif being provided 'official protocol' is shameful : Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed outrage over deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being accorded "official protocol" at the Islamabad airport upon his return from abroad.Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday and...

29-Jun-2017 Islamabad

Imran Khan slams US for siding with 'oppressor India' in Kashmir

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for siding with "oppressor India" after it declared Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist.In a series of tweets, Imran Khan criticised...

20-May-2017 Islamabad

Imran Khan urges JIT to trace Sharif's business interests in India

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) should trace the business interests of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in India and other countries, a media report said on Saturday.Speaking at a public meeting,...

01-Dec-2016 Islamabad

Chat with Trump won't save Sharif from Panama case: Imran Khan

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Thursday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's conversation with US President-elect Donald Trump cannot "save him" from the Panama Papers scandal.The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman said that while it was good news that Trump spoke to Sharif,...

19-Nov-2016 Islamabad

Imran Khan hints at third marriage

Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has once again given indications regarding his third marriage.During his visit to Britain, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Khan said he does not have a very good track record in marriage."I can't give...

29-Oct-2016 Islamabad

Imran Khan vows to go ahead with Islamabad 'lockdown' Nov 2

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Saturday vowed to go ahead with his plans of a 'lockdown' of Islamabad on November 2 to demand "accountability" of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged corruption.Talking to reporters near his Bani Gala residence,...

25-Oct-2016 Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif a security risk for Pakistan : Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has become a security risk for Pakistan.Talking to journalists outside his Islamabad residence, Imran said that Sharif has become a security risk for the country...

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