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Tariq again appointed as Chairman of FPCCI Standing Committee KARACHI: Tariq Haleem has been appointed as Chairman of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry Standing Committee on Ports & Shipping.This is the fourth consecutive year that Tariq Haleem has been appointed as Chairman of FPCCI's Standing Committee on Ports & Shipping.Tariq Haleem is the younger son of the illustrious and highly respected educationist Prof. A.B.A. Haleem (late), who was the Pro Vice Chancellor of Aligarh University, he was also the founder Vice Chancellor of Sindh and Karachi University.Tariq has 40 years of hands on day to day experience in the shipping field. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

28 accused nabbed MULTAN: Police claimed on Saturday to have arrested 28 criminals including five proclaimed offenders.According to police, the proclaimed offenders included Akhtar Hussain, Abdul Ghafoor, Manzoor, Junaid and Akram. They were wanted in many cases of robbery, theft and other crimes, police added.During the crack down, police also apprehended seven illegal weapon holders, two drug peddlers while seized five pistols, one repeater, a carbine, four litre liquor and 110 gram hashish.Six gamblers and eight motorcyclists were ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Five ships arrived at port to load/offload containers at QICT, furnace oil at FOTCO, phosphoric acid at EVTL, on Friday.Berth occupancy was maintained at 50 percent at the port on Friday where four ships namely M.V KPS-I Alican Bey - Powership, M.V MSC Levina, M.V Hansa Africa, M.V Rio Dela Plata, M.T Quetta, M.T Jipro Nefitis are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, furnace oil, palm oil, phosphoric acid.Cargo handing operations were carried out ...
Seminar on counter-terrorism on Monday ISLAMABAD: Center for Research and Security Studies will hold a seminar on `Rule of Law and Counter-Terrorism: Roles of Public and Private Sector' on Monday at 2.30 pm here at a local hotel.The seminar is being held connection with the CRSS' ongoing campaign for advocacy and creating awareness for rule of law among the masses, said a news release issued here on Saturday.The speakers from diverse backgrounds will include Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Federal Minister ...
POB organizes 394 free eye camps ISLAMABAD: The Prevention of Blindness (POB) Trust has organized 394 free eye camps in which 1,000,502 patients have been examined and 100,621 surgeries performed in the country and abroad, since its inception.The trust was established in 2007 with the sole mission of preventing blindness and preserving sight.The POB Trust, a project of Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), is also striving towards human resource mobilization, training workshops and advocacy with all stakeholders, PIMA spokesman Abdul Wadood ...
Eight injured in cars collision KHAN PUR: Eight persons, including five women, were injured in a collision between two cars near Chani Goth on Saturday.According to police, a car coming from Bahawalpur collided with another one coming from opposite side. The injured were shifted to Rural Health Centre Chani Goth.They were identified as Tariq Mahmood, Hajran Bibi, Naeem, Farhana Bibi, Nazia Bibi, Razia Bibi, Shehzad and Shaheena Bibi.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Chitralis demand early construction of by-pass road CHITRAL: People of Chitral on Saturday demanded early completion of a by-pass road, construction work on which had started some four years ago.People of Chitral district Saturday gathered at the city's main bazaar to press for their demand. Talking to the media, they said the entire traffic had to pass through the main bazaar road, creating mess. Both the shoppers and commuters had to face problems.They said work on the by-pass road started four years ...


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