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“Mind numbing”: PM calls for timely material support for quake victims 

Solidarity with quake victims of Turkiye, Syria should be translated into tangible and timely material support: PM

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Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says the solidarity with earthquake victims of Turkiye and Syria should be translated into tangible and timely material support.

In a tweet today, the premier described the scenes of death and destruction in the devastating earthquake as 'mind numbing'.

The Prime Minister said it breaks the heart to witness sheer scale of unfolding human tragedy.

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APC postponed as PM embarks on Tukriye visit

The new date for the conference would be announced after consultation with the allies.

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Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb Tuesday said that the All parties Conference (APC) had been postponed as Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif would leave for Ankara tomorrow (Wednesday).

Turning to Twitter, she wrote that Prime Minister would express condolences and solidarity with President Erdogan and people of Turkiye over loss of precious lives and destruction caused by the yesterday’s deadly earthquake.

She stated that the new date for the conference would be announced after consultation with the allies.

It is pertinent to note that the APC was convened on Thursday (February 9) which was already postponed from February 7.

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General elections should be held at stipulated time: Saad

He said that we are not afraid of elections as we faced elections before too.

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Lahore: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Tuesday said that general elections should be held across the country at stipulated time or it will create chaos, GNN reported.

While talking to media, he said country is in the grip of acute financial crisis, so it is not possible to hold elections for Provincial Assembly and National Assembly separately.

He stated that, “We are not afraid of elections as we have faced elections before too but it is Imran Khan’s nature that he comes up with different demands one after another,” adding that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) must participate in All Parties Conference (APC).

He further stated, “Government's top priority is to improve the economic condition of the country”.

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