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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Land computerization to be completed soon LAHORE: Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday said that land computerization would be completed soon. He said that Punjab Chief Minister would formally inaugurate the land computerization system. He said that Patwari culture would be ended after the inaugural of the system in the province.Earlier, responding during the question and answer session held in the Punjab Assembly, Parliamentary Secretary Shazia Raheel informed the House that 85 to 90 percent work on land record computerization has been completed while the remaining task would be accomplished by June 30.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Muqam criticizes PTI chief for dual standard policy PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister, Engr. Ameer Muqam Tuesday said that PTI government should stop the exploitation of workers and consider its policy of dual standard. Talking to protesting doctors in Hayatabad Medical Complex, he said that we were not against reforms but the process must be clear and without any ambiguity. He said PTI chief should desist from making mockery of the mandate given to them in the elections and avoid projecting slogans of ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Govt steps against terrorism unprecedented: Tanveer ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain on Tuesday termed the government steps and achievements against war on terrorism was historical and unprecedented.The government has achieved immense success in elimination of terrorism, economic stability and meeting the energy shortage, he said while talking to a news channel.The minister said the international community acknowledged the Pakistan's efforts in eradicating the terrorism. Pakistan was fighting successful war against terrorism, he added.He said the ongoing operation ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

David Headley be handed over to Pakistan: Rehman ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Rehman Malik Tuesday said David Headley, who was involved in a number of anti-Pakistan activities, should be handed over to Pakistan.Addressing a press conference here at his residence, he said after Mumbai attacks, he being as Interior Minister during the then PPP-led government had asked his Indian counterpart Chidambaram to investigate David Headley, who was involved in Mumbai attacks.India, he added, did not provide answers to his 48 ...

Pakistan - Business & Economy

Commerce Minister to inaugurate trade fair on March 9 ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Commerce Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan will inaugurate the 15th International Textile Asia Trade Fair to be held at Karachi Expo Centre from March 09 to 11, 2016.The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) is organizing this mega textile trade fair in Karachi in collaboration with Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan, where more than 65,000 trade and corporate visitors are expected to visit during three days.The exhibition is aimed at focusing the ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

SHC seeks comments on Sharjeel Memon's petition KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday sought comments from deputy attorney general Sindh on the petition filed by Pakistan People Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Inam Memon who sought the court's direction to restrain the NAB from arresting him in relation to an alleged inquiry.Former information minister had filed two different petitions for the removal of his name from Exit Control List (ECL) and to avoid his possible arrest by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ...

Pakistan - Banking & Finance

SBP injects Rs4bn into market KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday injected Rs. 4 billion into money market for three days through its open market operation (OMO).The rate of return accepted is 6.07 percent per annum, said SBP statement. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016