Islamabad sit-in concludes, Zahid Hamid resigns
Zahid Hamid submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi following an agreement inked between government and Tehreek-e-Labaik...
Islamabad sit-in concludes, Zahid Hamid resigns
Zahid Hamid submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi following an agreement inked between government and Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah in on late Sunday night. According to state-run TV, Zahid Hamid submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The decision comes in the wake of... Read more
Govt to make NCHR fully operational: Human rights minister
The Federal Minister for Human Rights Zahid Hamid has said the government is committed to making National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) fully operational.  He said that the establishment of an independent human rights institution was proof of the government’s commitment to protect citizens’ rights in Pakistan, particularly the... Read more
Co-accused trio in Musharraf treason case get stay
The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday suspended the order of the special court that directed the federal government to include former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, former federal minister Zahid Hamid and former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar, as co-accused in the treason case. After their nomination as co-accused in the case, the trio had filed a petition in the IHC... Read more
PM accepts Zahid Hamid resignation
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday accepted the resignation of Zahid Hamid as federal minister for science and technology. The resignation was formally approved by the prime minister three days after Hamid stepped down as minister following orders from a special court that Hamid should also be nominated in the... Read more
Anti-Terrorism Bill 2014 adopted by the Senate unanimously
The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed an Anti-Terrorism Bill 2014 reflecting the federal government’s resolve to constantly review and strengthen counter terrorism financing regime and to bring it at par with International Standards. Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid moved the Bill pleading the consent of the House to amend... Read more