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Month-long Independence Day celebrations launched RAWALPINDI: Convener Mah-e-Azadi Taqreebat and City President Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Sardar Nasim on Friday launched a month-long Independence Day celebrations in Rawalpindi district by hoisting national flag at the Rawal Town Municipal Administration (RTMA) building here. Addressing the flag-hoisting ceremony, he said the celebrations would continue till August 31 at local, town district, division, and provincial levels in line with the directives of the government to observe the Independence Month Celebrations in a befitting manner this year. Administrator Rawal Town Talat Mehmud Gondal, a good number of people from different walks of life including PML-N party workers and RTMA employees attended the ceremony. Meanwhile, the RTMA Administrator hoisted the national flag at Jinnah Hall, Potohar Town building in a simple but impressive ceremony.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

CM Sindh announces Rs0.2mn compensation for beach victims KARACHI: Chief Minasiter Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has announced that the family of each beach victim would be paid Rs. 0.2 million as compensation said CM's spokesman Wiqar Mehdi here on Friday.Acccording to an offiial handout he furtehr informed that all functions to be held at the CM House in connection with Eid Millan party had been cancelled due to this tragedy. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Tunisian ambassador pays farewell call on President ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia Mourad Bourehla paid farewell call on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday.Pakistan-Tunisia bilateral relations were discussed during the meeting, a statement from the President House said.The President appreciated diplomatic services of Ambassador Bourehla towards further strengthening Pakistan-Tunisia bilateral relations and bringing the two countries closer.The President underscored the need for greater efforts by the two sides to strengthen economic interaction as the existing level of mutual ...
2090 policemen on duty during Eid FAISALABAD: As many as 2090 police personnel have been deputed to perform security duties in the district on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.According to a police spokesman, a comprehensive security plan has been chalked out to maintain law and order. He said help centers have also been established at congested area including Sitiana Road, Clock Tower Chowk, Anarkali Bazaar to deal with any emergent situation.Special police squads comprising 70 police vehicles will patrol in the city ...
Sindh government keen to fill every vacant slot on merit basis KARACHI: Sindh government is in process to ensure that every slot of doctors, surgeons, nurses and paramedics in public sector facilities are duly filled so as to meet any emergency situation.Provincial minister for health, Dr. Saghir Ahmed talking to media during the inaugural ceremony of Surgical ICU, Sindh Government Hospital, Korangi said the government was equally committed to meet the health care needs of masses on emergency basis."Concerted efforts are also being made to provide ...
Control room for Eid-ul-Fitr set up FAISALABAD: A control room for monitoring administrative and security arrangements during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays has been set up at DCO office. DCO Noor ul amin Mengal has appointed Admin Officer at DCO office Riaz Hussain Anjum as incharge of Control Room.He also stressed the need for setting up control room at the offices of assistant commissioners and directed them to monitor security arrangements on the occasion of Eid.Meanwhile, duties of doctors and other paramedic staff have ...
Pakistan's Largest Mangroves Forest Threatened by Zulfikarabad Project KARACHI: Pakistan's National Committee Members, expressing concern over the negative impact of the Zulfikarabad Project on Country's largest Mangroves forest pleaded for an adequate environmental impacts assessment of the project.The National Committee, comprising representatives from different civil society groups and activists working for protection of natural resources and environment here Monday noted that the country's largest mangroves reserves along the Thatta coast were at risk due to the Zulfikarabad Project.In a statement they acknowledged the ...


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