Govt wants IMF programme to continue: Hafeez

HafeezWASHINGTON: Pakistan intends to stay on track with its International Monetary Fund loan programme but also wants the world body to understand the impact of a catastrophic flood on its economy, says Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh.

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air-blue-wreakageISLAMABAD: A team investigating the crash of the ill-fated Airblue jetliner on July 28 in Islamabad has detected the possible presence of a third person in the cockpit. Under normal circumstances, a cockpit is not supposed to have anyone other than the pilot and the co-pilot.

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Presidency meetings focus on rebuilding infrastructure

Zardari1ISLAMABAD: A number of meetings held at the presidency on Friday discussed the havoc wreaked by floods across the country and decided to take effective measures to rebuild the devastated areas.

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