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IHC gives final warning to Rana Shamim to submit affidavit

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Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday gave a final warning to former Gilgit Baltistan Chief Justice Rana Shamim to submit an original affidavit by 13th December in contempt of court case.

The hearing was conducted by by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, in which former CJ FB, Rana Shamim, Ansar Abbasi, Aamir Ghauri and others appeared.

Attorney General of Pakistan Khalid Javed and Advocate General Islamabad Niazullah Niazi also attended today’s court proceedings.

At the outset of the hearing, Justice Minallah asked Rana Shamim why he has not submitted his response in the case yet? My advocate is on the way he will submit the response, replied Shamim.

Shamim failed to submit the original affidavit in the IHC in today’s hearing. The IHC CJ asked the counsel of Rana Shamim that his client has raised allegations over the court after three years. “Why he is reluctant from submitting an affidavit in the case now,” asked Justice Minallah.

He remarked that for the trial of the case it is necessary to submit the original affidavit in the court. What is compelling Shamim from submitting the document in the court, asked the IHC top judge.

The court has directed Rana Shamim to submit his original affidavit till December 13 and also warned of indicting him in the case if he fails to present the document.

Later, the hearing was adjourned until Monday.

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COAS, Saudi FM discuss matters of mutual interest, regional security

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Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa says the 17th extraordinary session of OIC is extremely important to channelize international efforts and save Afghanistan from looming security and humanitarian crises.

He was talking to Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, who called on him in Rawalpindi.

Matters of mutual interest, regional security, current situation in Afghanistan and bilateral defence relations were discussed during the meeting.

The Army Chief also emphasized that peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute is essential for stability in South Asia.

He reiterated that Pakistan wants cordial ties with all its neighbors in pursuit of regional peace and prosperity.

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation, specially its efforts for border management and its role in regional stability.

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NIH confirms first case of Omicron in Pakistan

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The National Institute of Health (NIH) Pakistan on Monday confirmed the first case of Omicron variant of coronavirus.

“The NIH has been able to confirm (via whole genome sequencing) that a recently suspected sample from Karachi is indeed the ‘Omicron variant’ of SARS-CoV2,” said NIH Pakistan in a tweet.

“This is the first confirmed case but continued surveillance of suspected samples is in place to identify the trends.”

According to the NIH, “The importance of getting vaccinated to protect from serious effects of existing and new variants is therefore highlighted. Please get yourself vaccinated according to guidelines issued by the NCOC.”

On December 9, Pakistan had reported its first “suspected” case of the new coronavirus variant Omicron in a woman, 57, in Karachi.

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PM Imran Khan to visit Lahore today

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Prime Minister Imran Khan will reach Lahore on a day-long visit today (Wednesday). He is scheduled to chair important meetings during his stay in the provincial capital.

According to sources, the Prime Minister is scheduled to hold separate meetings with Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar will brief the Prime Minister on important issues of the province. The Prime Minister will also address a ceremony in connection with Health Cards.

The Prime Minister will also meet the Vice Chancellors (VCs) and Principals of medical universities and colleges in Lahore. Key senior ministers will also meet PM Imran.

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