Pakistan Minister

  • Bounty on US film director not official policy: Pak September 24, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government today made it clear that one of its minister's offer of a bounty of USD 100,000 for the maker of an anti-Islam film did not represent official policy but did not say whether any action would be taken against him. Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Khan said Railway...
  • Portfolios allocated to 13 new Pak ministers April 19, 2012

    Islamabad: Senior Pakistan People's Party leader Qamar Zaman Kaira on Wednesday replaced Firdous Ashiq Awan as the Information Minister as 13 lawmakers who were recently inducted into the council of ministers were allocated portfolios. Kaira, a close confidant of President Asif Ali Zardari, had done a stint earlier as Information Minister...
  • Pak ambassador to Kabul disappears when there February 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan, Tariq Aziz-ud-din, has gone missing. Officials say Azizuddin was going to Kabul from Peshawar by road when he disappeared. His driver Gulmarg and gunman Sultan are also missing. The missing ambassador was on his way to Afghanistan after taking some rest in Peshawar. There are reports Azizuddin...
  • I didn't hug instructor: Pak minister June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Talking on the hugging controversy, Pakistan Tourism Minister Nilofer Bakhtiar on Friday said, “I did not hug the French instructor, he cam forward to give me a pat after the flight”. However, photos in the Pakistani media have shown Bakhtiar being helped by a male instructor during a charity...