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No income tax on pensions; PM Imran Khan rejects proposal

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has outrightly rejected the proposal of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to impose income tax on pensions, sources said on Thursday. Initially, the FBR had proposed a flat 7.5 percent income tax rate on all pensions. But rejected by Prime Minister Imran Khan. However,...
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Imran Khan promised us press freedom in Pakistan. Now journalists are under attack

Once upon a time, Imran Khan and I used to fight for press freedom together in Pakistan. In November 2007, when then military ruler General Pervez Musharraf imposed a state of emergency and banned me from appearing on television, Khan was among the few politicians who stood by me. I took my popular political talkshow on to the streets of Islamabad, where large crowds would come and hear us speak live, and Khan was a regular guest. “When I become prime minister,” he promised, “journalists will have true press freedom.”

Imran Khan on current situation

Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder Imran Khan may be approaching 450 first-class wickets, but he's frustrated that it won't materialise anytime soon due to the COVID-19. The Regional Four-Day season as we know is not going to happen due to the pandemic, and Khan says he sometimes feels as if he's losing his mind.

Prime Minister Imran Khan Seeks to Islamize Pakistan’s Curriculum

(International Christian Concern) – Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team are preparing to implement a new national curriculum in Pakistan that will Islamize the education system through an emphasis on the Quran and Islamic teaching. The new curriculum will force students to read the entire Quran and memorize a number of prayers and hadith. Schools must also employ a pair of Hafiz, or individuals who have memorized the Quran.
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Pakistan's PM Imran Khan meets Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on visit to Saudi Arabia as long-term allies vow to reset ties strained by months of disagreement over Kashmir and Yemen

Pakistan's Prime Minister has met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on a three-day state visit to Saudi Arabia. Khan signed a number of agreements with Saudi officials and vowed to restore ties between the two longstanding allies, which became strained last year by disagreements over Kashmir and Yemen.

Prime Minister Imran Khan Calls to Expand Blasphemy Laws Globally

(International Christian Concern) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has encouraged other Muslim-majority countries to band together in trade boycotts pressuring Western countries to pass blasphemy laws. These laws would criminalize speaking against the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Pakistan’s blasphemy laws are among the world’s most notorious for their harsh punishments...
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan urges the Muslim world to unite and use trade boycotts to force the West to pass blasphemy laws to protect the Prophet

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has boasted that his plan for Muslim-majority countries to unite and force Western governments to criminalise insulting the Prophet Mohammed will work. The 68-year-old leader said lobbying Western nations, the EU and UN to adopt blasphemy laws with a warning of a trade boycott if...
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Pakistan’s Imran Khan calls on West to criminalise blasphemy amid protests over prophet cartoons

Pakistan’s prime minister has called for Muslim nations to unite in order to pressure Western countries to criminalise insulting the Prophet Mohammed, as violent protests rocked the country amid an ongoing row over cartoons.Appearing on national television on Monday, Imran Khan said he would lead a campaign to “convince” countries of the need to avoid offensive references, warning it could result in a “trade boycott”.“We need to explain why this hurts us, when in the name of freedom of speech they insult the honour of the prophet,” Mr Khan said.“When 50 Muslim countries will unite and say this, and say...
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan Equates ‘Abusing’ Mohammed to Holocaust Denial

People who cast insults against Islam’s prophet Mohammed should be treated the same way as those who deny the Holocaust, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said Saturday. He added that claiming “freedom of speech” is no protection against hurting the feelings of observant Muslims. Speaking after a week of violent...
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Pakistan: Imran Khan, sexual violence comments and the women who are fighting back

Imran Khan, the prime minister of Pakistan, has caused an uproar with remarks about sexual violence, attributing the rising number of reports of rape in Pakistan to “vulgarity” and the way women dress. His words prompted outrage among women’s groups, who are advocating for greater equality in a nation which recently ranked 153rd out of 156 countries for gender parity in the Global Gender Gap report by the World Economic Forum and seventh out of the eight countries in the south Asian region.
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Imran Khan criticised for rape 'victim blaming'

Human rights groups in Pakistan have accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of being a "rape apologist" after he blamed a rise in sexual assault cases on how women dress. During a live television interview, he advised women to cover up to prevent temptation. Mr Khan added "in any society where...
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Imran Khan-led govt sets up anti-rape crisis cells

Islamabad, March 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) In the wake of rising cases of rape, assault and sexual abuse in Pakistan, the Imran Khan-led government has decided to set up anti-rape crisis cells in every district of the country.
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Pakistani PM Imran Khan tests positive for COVID-19 after getting vaccine

Pakistan’s prime minister, cricket legend Imran Khan, has tested positive for COVID-19 — two days after getting his first dose of the vaccine, officials announced. The 68-year-old leader was “in good health” with a mild cough and fever and was self-isolating at home, his special assistant on health, Dr. Faisal Sultan, said in announcing the infection on Saturday.

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan tests positive for COVID-19

Imran Khan, the prime minister of Pakistan, has tested positive for COVID-19. Bushra Bibi, Khan’s wife, also tested positive, government officials said. Last week, Kahn received his first dose of China’s Sinopharm vaccine, which is the only one available in Pakistan. Khan, 68, is “self-isolating at home,” Faisal Sultan, the...