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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Pakistan wants to promote ties with all countries: Rajwana ISLAMABAD: Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has said that Pakistan wanted to promote good relations with all the countries on the basis of peaceful co-existence.Speaking at a reception hosted in honour of foreign diplomats here on he said Pakistan strongly condemned the incidents of terrorism across the globe and was also fighting successful war against terrorism, Radio Pakistan reported.Rafique Rajwana said the government was committed to eliminate terrorism from the country. It had launched several power projects to overcome the energy crisis, he added. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Dar assures funds for new Army division, additional battalions ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Isahq Dar on Saturday assured provision of funds for the new security division and additional battalions and the development schemes being undertaken by Pakistan Army. The minister gave the assurance during a meeting with senior officials of the Pakistan Army here, a ministry statement said.During the meeting progress on various development schemes of Pakista Army was discussed.Matters relating to financing and release of funds for the raising of new security ...

Pakistan - General News

Schedule for closure of CNG stations KARACHI: Schedule for the closure of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has been announced by Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) on Saturday.According to details, next week the CNG closure would be on Monday, 08 Feb, 08:00 am till 09 Feb, 08:00 am; Wednesday, 08 Feb, 08:00 am till 09 Feb, 08:00 am; Friday, 08 Feb, 08:00 am till 09 Feb, 08:00 am.Copyright PPI (Pakistan Press International), 2016

Pakistan - General News

SHC adjourns hearing of petition against amended LG law KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Saturday adjourned the hearing of petitions challenging the Sindh Local Government Amendment Bill 2013, which bounds the members to cast their votes by showing their hands instead of secret voting for electing mayor and deputy mayor.SHC bench, headed by Justice Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi, was hearing the identical petitions filed by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F).In Saturday's hearing Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) also filed an intervener ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Govt making all efforts to address problems of Thari people: Chandio TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN: Advisor to Chief Minster Sindh on Information, Moula Bux Chandio has said that Sindh government was making all out efforts to resolve the problems of people living in Thar. Talking to media here the Advisor said Sindh government was not responsible for the present crisis in Thar, but said there were other issues responsible for such a situation including under age marriages. He alleged that it is unfortunate that the people who ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

PML-N govt adopted strong policies to root out terrorism: Muqam SWABI: Advisor to the Prime Minister Amir Muqam on Saturday said the federal government was determined to eliminate the mencae of terrorism from Karachi to Khyber and for the purpose ity had adopted strong policies. Terrorists could be allowed to continue territorizing the people, create disorder in the country and harm the national economy, he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a passport office here. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Khyber Pakhtunkhwa President Pir Sabir Shah ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Senator Prof Sajid Mir calls on Shehbaz Sharif LAHORE: Chief Jamiat Ahle Hadith Senator Prof Sajid Mir called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here Saturday, in which matters of mutual interest and country's situation were discussed.Speaking on the occasion, Shehbaz Sharif said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, sincere efforts had been made in the right direction during two and a half years for coping with the challenges being faced by the country and now Pakistan was ...