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Ebad calls for enhancing literacy rate in Sindh KARACHI: Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has called for enhancing literacy rate in the province.He was talking to Sindh Education Secretary, Dr. Fazalullah Pachehu, who called on him at the Governor House here on Thursday.The Secretary apprised the Governor of the performance of the Education Department, academic reforms as well as the usage of technology.Ebad was of the view that a faster growth can only be attained with academic system that is in accordance with the needs of the hour.He said that we should pay full attention towards our academic system to get a place among the developed nations.The Governor called for effective measures to help increase the literacy rate and stressed that all available resources should be utilized for the purpose.He said that due attention should also be paid towards the primary and secondary level of education to lay the academic system on sound footings.Ebad also appreciated ...

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Teachers' problems be resolved on priority: Ebad KARACHI: The problems of the teachers should be resolved on priority basis, said Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan.He was talking to a delegation of Sindh Professors and Lecturers' Association (SPLA), which called on him at the Governor House, here on Thursday.The delegation included provincial president, Prof. Ali Murtaza, and Karachi chief of the organization, Feroze Ahmed.The delegation briefed the Governor regarding the problems of the college teachers in the province.Ebad appreciated the role ...

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Chief Minister Balochistan's China visit to benefit Balochistan QUETTA: A delegation of Pakistan including Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri, Chairman Gwadar Port Authority, Dostain Jamaldini and other officials visited China for its six-day tour recently, where they inspected different projects in Chinese cities of Tianjin, Shanghai and Beijing.The visit of Pakistani delegation to China was in the context of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) which was going to become a game change for the entire region."The all states of Central Asia, Afghanistan, ...

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CM meets Punjab Assembly members LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif went to Punjab Assembly on Wednesday and met assembly members in his chamber besides attending the session.When the Chief Minister arrived in the Punjab Assembly, parliamentarians warmly welcomed him and chanted slogans: "Sher Aya, Sher Aya". Shehbaz Sharif witnessed the assembly proceedings.Talking to assembly members in his chamber, the Chief Minister said that welfare of the common man was pivot of politics of the PML-N. He said that ...

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Kamran Micheal assumes charge as Federal Minister for Human Rights ISLAMABAD: Senator Kamran Micheal Wednesday assumed charge as Federal Minister for Human Rights and held a meeting with heads of attached departments of the ministry.The heads of departments briefed the minister him about the functioning of their respective departments. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Ebad pays tribute to Lal Shahbaz Qalandar KARACHI: Sindh Governor, Dr.Ishrat ul Ebad Khan, has paid tribute to Lal Shabaz Qalandar.In a message issued here on Wednesday on the occasion of 764 Urs, he said that Lal Shahbaz Qalandar played an important role in fostering Islamic teaching as well as Sufism in Sindh.Ebad said that Lal Shahbaz Qalandar also promoted peace, amity and tolerance through his teachings urging the people to follow the path of righteousness.He stated that it is the need ...

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Senate body reviews progress on corruption cases in Pak PWD KP PESHAWAR: Senate Standing Committee for Housing and Works on Wednesday held here a meeting to review progress on corruption cases in Pak PWD Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and on-going development projects. The committee meeting chaired by its chairman Senator Haji Akram Ansari addressing the members informed that the federal government initiated several projects in 17 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He said that a total 435 projects were approved for the province, while work on 421 project could ...