The approval was given at a meeting of the Capital Development Authority (CDA)'s Development Working Party (DWP). "But a simple notification from the Prime Minister Secretariat authorised the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) to execute the metro project in the capital city," said an official of the CDA.
A bilateral security agreement remains unsigned as a group of U.S. lawmakers visited Afghanistan, calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to announce his plans for future troop levels in the war-torn country. A presidential statement issued after the meeting with U.S. lawmakers quoted President Karzai as reiterating that "the long-standing position of the Afghan people towards the security agreement remains unchanged with the preconditions."
A suicide attack in the suburbs of the northwestern city of Peshawar, close to the lawless tribal areas that are a haven for Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked militants, was followed a few hours later by a bombing in the southwestern city of Quetta.
The incident took place just before midnight on Saturday after locals in Larkana district alleged that Sangeet Kumar, 42, had torn out pages of Islam's holy book and tossed them down on the street from the roof of his home.
That bus was waiting for another one coming from Rawalpindi to return so that it could get en route. To address concerns of female commuters, it would be a step in the right direction if the authorities tried to count the number of women using public transport in the country.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has a long history of ignoring talented players and pay heavily due to this attitude. Pakistan cricket team is in dire need of a specialist opener since long, none of the players in the last decade or so managed to justify their place in the playing XI.
Pakistan on Saturday rejected Western media reports that the missing Malaysian airliner might be hidden somewhere in the country, according to local media. "At present there are 95 ships of various countries are in the Indian Ocean on search mission," said Azeem.
The doctor, Shakil Afridi, was arrested in 2011 after members of an American Navy SEAL unit killed Bin Laden in his Abbottabad compound. The arrest of Dr. Afridi was a point of contention between Pakistan and the United States, and Americans officials have repeatedly urged the Pakistanis to release him.