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Shehbaz Sharif's message on World Tourism Day LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said in his message on World Tourism Day that promotion of tourist activities could help in strengthening of national economy and putting the country on the road to progress and development. He said that tourism promoted soft image of a country at international level while national economy could also be strengthened through development of this sector. He said that purpose of celebrating World Tourism Day was promotion of tourism, exploration of new tourist spots and conservation of archeological sites besides safety of tourists and provision of necessary facilities at tourist sites. The Chief Minister said that World Tourism Day was also celebrated for the purpose of socio-economic development and bringing people closer. He said that Pakistan provided an opportunity to tourists to see natural sights and ancient civilizations. He said that K2, Nanga Parbat, Chitral, Sirkardo, Gilgit, Hunza, Swat, Hazara, Murree, ...

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Nawaz Sharif made Pakistan defense impregnable: Shaikh Aftab ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad Monday said the Prime Minster Muhammed Nawaz Sharif had made Pakistan an atomic power by doing atomic blasts and made the defense of the country impregnable.Replying to a question in the National Assembly session, he said that Muhamad Nawaz Sharif had beard punishment of Attok jail and exile from the country for making Pakistan defense strong.He said there was no uranium found from the area of ...

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Pakistan fully capable to protect its territory : Pirzada ISLAMABAD: Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada Monday said that India should understand that Pakistan was fully capable to protect its territory.Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House here, he said "Nation stands with Army and India should stop threatening Pakistan."The minister said that India was involved in terrorism activities in Pakistan and damaging the peace of the region, adding that `India had set up training centres to train terrorist at ...

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'Rs 350 mln being spent to make Jallo Safari Park state-of-the-art' LAHORE: The project of transforming Jallo Wildlife Park into a state-of-the-art park has been started and a sum of 40 million rupees has been released in the first phase for establishing a modern breeding center at the park. This was stated by Director General Wildlife & Parks Punjab Khalid Ayaz Khan while talking to mediamen, here on Monday. He said that in order to modernize Jallo Wildlife Park set up in 1981 for providing better ...

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Shehbaz Sharif expresses grief over road accident LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in a traffic accident in Mianwali.The Chief Minister sympathized with the bereaved families andalso directed administration to provide best treatment facilities to the injured.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Shehbaz Sharif expresses grief over road accident LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in a traffic accident in Mianwali.The Chief Minister sympathized with the bereaved families andalso directed administration to provide best treatment facilities to the injured.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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CM Sindh says health services would be improved KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the health services would be improved tremendously in the province if the available human and financial resources are utilised properly.This he said while presiding over a meeting of People Primary Healthcare Initiative (PPHI) here at the CM House on Monday.The meeting was attended by Minister Health Dr Sikanadar Mendhro, Principal Secretary Naveed Kamran Baloch, Secretary Health Dr Usman Chachar, Chairman PPHI Board Fazal Rehman, ...