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Sartaj Aziz has told the NA that government is seriously considering to raise issue of Indian spy agency RAW's involvement in Pakistan at the United Nations

Advisor to PM on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has told the National Assembly that government is seriously considering to raise issue of Indian spy agency RAW's involvement in Pakistan at the United Nations. During the question hour in the Assembly Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan has taken up the issue of RAW's activities in Pakistan with India and other world leaders and now we are considering to raise it at the united nations. Sartaj Aziz said the Raw's involvement issue will be raised especially in reference with province of Balochistan and FATA with the United Nations and other international forums. Replying to a supplementary question, he said the government has already condemned the recent terrorism incident that took place in Gurdaspur India and rejected the Indian allegations of Pakistan's involvement in it. He said it has also been made clear that Pakistan has the capability to give a befitting reply in case of any threat from Indian side.

 

Senior columnist and writer Ata ul Haq Qasmi called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Qasmi exchanged views with the Prime Minister on matters relating to literary activities in the country.

 

Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has said that no stone will be left unturned to help flood affectees.

He said this while chairing a meeting to review rescue and relief operation being carried out by Pakistan army in flood hit areas across the country. ISPR said that the army chief has announced to donate one day ration of army for the affected people. The army chief also directed to expedite the operation in flood hit areas.

 

Government has announced new prices of petroleum products that will be effective from 1st of August.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has announced a slash of one rupees and 3 paisa per liter in petrol price. Price of kerosene oil has been decreased by 4 rupees and 83 paisa per liter. Price of light speed diesel has also been decreased by 4 rupees and 92 paisa. Diesel price has been cut by 2 rupees and 6 paisa. HOBC price has also been cut by 1 rupees and 2 paisa. Ishaq Dar said that prices of petroleum products are being decreased after getting nod from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

 

Pakistan has become an associate member of CERN, the European organization for nuclear research.

Pakistan ratified an agreement signed in December, granting the status to the country. The associate membership of Pakistan will open a new era of cooperation that will strengthen the long-term partnership between CERN and the Pakistani scientific community. It will also allow Pakistani scientists to become members of the CERN staff, and to participate in CERNís training and career-development Programmes.

 
 
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