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Shehbaz inaugurates Instrument Landing System at AIIA LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday inaugurated Instrument Landing System (ILS) on the main runway for safe and smooth landing of aircrafts even in fog and bad weather conditions, here at Allama Iqbal International Airport.On this occasion, the Chief Minister said that state-of-the-art ILS CAT-III B would be highly beneficial for the air-passengers as there would be no delays and diversions to aircrafts compatible with this system. The Instrument Landing system (CAT-III B) would be a good addition to air navigation facilities of Pakistan, and it would enhance safety and efficiency of aircraft operation, he viewed.He said, the system would help keep smooth flow of air-traffic and prove instrumental in maintaining flights schedule at the airport. The new system would also help save millions of rupees of the airline companies, which earlier were bearing huge expenditures due to disturbance in flight operations in foggy and bad weather, ...

Marvi inspects utilization of loans, cooks fish NANGARPARKER: Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program Marvi Memon, has said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has initiated program of providing interest free loans to low income population of the country for elimination of unemployment and poverty.Talking to Hindu women belong to Bheel community at village Malisaro Bheel- a far flung village of Thar desert- on Friday night she stated that she is visiting the area on the instruction of the ...
ADC Sukkur stresses upon shopkeepers to keep premises clean SUKKUR: Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Sukkur, Dr.Waheed Asghar Bhutti has stressed upon shopkeepers and godown owners to keep their premises clean and not to dump discarded articles on roofs of buildings to avoid dengue breeding as well as save themselves from the dengue virus. He stated this while talking to shopkeepers during the visit of auto parts market in Sokha Talab, on Saturday.He said that market associations can play an effective role in this regard.On ...
49th foundation day of PPP to be celebrted on Nov 30 SUKKUR: Pakistan People's Party (PPP)'s Sukkur chapter President Haji Anwar Ali Khan Mahar, on Saturday said that the 49th Foundation Day of PPP would be celebrated on November 30 with zeal and zest.He expressed these views while talking to various delegations of PPP at his office on Saturday. A seminar would be held at Sukkur House in which services of Shaheed Quaid Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto would be remembered.He said founder chairman of PPP and former ...
PM directs NHA to upgrade DI Khan-Zhob section of N-50 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday directed the National Highway Authority to upgrade the D.I. Khan-Mughal Kot-Zhob section of N-50 to four lane dual carriageway after negotiating funding from the Asian Development Bank within a month.The Prime Minister said if the required funding from the Asian Development Bank is unavailable, additional funding from Public Sector Development Program shall be provided as per requirement, said a press release issued here.The Prime Minister has also directed ...
World community play role for establishing peace in region: Asfandyar PESHAWAR: Chief of ANP, Asfandyar Wali Khan Friday said that we cannot keep ourselves aloof both politically and naturally from the ongoing political affairs of neighboring Afghanistan as peace and tranquility in both the countries were interlinked with each other. It's have been our endeavors to see a stable and prosper Afghanistan and to achieve the desired goal both neighbors and international community should play a positive role, Asfandyar said, according to a release issued ...
Very cold weather forecast QUETTA: The Met Office has forecast dry and very cold weather for the provincial capital during next 24 hours. On Friday, the highest maximum temperature 12 centigrade and the lowest minimum -02 centigrade were recorded. The dry and cold weather has been forecast for rest of the region too. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...


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