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Govt spending huge amount on health services for masses: Opp leader SUKKUR: The Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that the government is utilising millions of rupees for the provision of modern and quality health services to the masses.He said that philanthropists serving the ailing humanity are selflessly engaged in providing treatment facilities to the deprived segments of the society and they are held in great respect and esteem.He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of emergency ward and up- gradation of Ghulam Muhamad Mahar Medical College Hospital (GMMMCH), here Friday.DC Sukkur Shahzad Tahir Thaheem, District Health Officer (DHO) Sukkur Dr Mehmood Qureshi and others were also present on the occasion.He said that new operation theatres have been set up in the emergency ward besides arrangements have been made for the computerisation of the record of the emergency ward.Syed Khursheed Shah said that timely medical assistance to the patients in the emergency wards helps in their ...

Governor distributes cheques among deserving people KARACHI: Governor Sindh, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan distributed cheques of monetary assistance here to widows, parents of children affected by deadly disease and financially distressed persons.Speaking on the occasion, on Friday the Governor said the government was fully assisting the deserving segment of society despite limited resources and efforts were underway for provision of permanent financial aid and livelihood sources to them.Financially constrained talented people could not utilize their potential and they were under ...
Re-election ordered in PS-114 Karachi KARACHI: Election Tribunal declaring the result of provincial assembly Sindh constituency PS-114 Karachi null and void ordered here Friday re-election on this seat. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Irfanullah Khan Marwat had been declared successful from this seat and he was also parliamentary leader of his party in Sindh assembly. His success was challenged by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Abdul Rauf Siddiqui. However, the tribunal declaring the result of PS-114 null and void ordered ...
Hyderabad receives first monsoon showers coupled with power breakdown HYDERABAD: First downpour of monsoon over Hyderabad and suburb areas leaves water stranding on roads and streets while residents of southern Sindh had to experience nine hour long major power breakdown since restoration of electric supply to Karachi and HESCO region. As a result of downpour, the 450 MVA Power Transformer of 500 KV Grid Station of National Transmission and Dispatch Company Jamshoro caught fire resulting stoppage of power supply to Karachi and 12 districts ...
Chairman FPSC presents annual report to President ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Public Service Commission Malik Asif Hayat Friday called on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr and presented to him the Annual Report- 2013 of the FPSC.The annual report covers the functions, activities, observations and recommendations of the Commission for the last calendar year focusing on the recruitment carried out by the FPSC during 2013 including Central Superior Services Competitive Examination, recruitment for technical and professional ex-cadre posts and Section Officers Promotional Examinations.The ...
ILO to set up Emergency Employment Information Centre to ensure jobs for IDPs ISLAMABAD: The International Labour Organization has initiated short-term job creation opportunities for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan, aimed at avoiding their long term protracted unemployment.The ILO will set up Emergency Employment Information Centre (EEIC) and start registering IDPs for provision of employment under different work modalities.The immediate provision of short-term employment and livelihood opportunities in crisis situations around the world has resulted in numerous benefits including preserving human dignity.The other benefits are creating ...
Ambassador Jilani conveys condolences to Pakistani-American family over tragic plane crash WASHINGTON: Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani spoke to the family of Babar Suleman and his son Haris Suleman to convey, on behalf of the Prime Minister, the Government of Pakistan and his own behalf the deepest condolences on the tragic loss of life in their plane crash near American Samoa in the Pacific.He assured the bereaved family of his full support and cooperation and informed them that Pakistan Embassy had been in ...


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