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Abid directs for proper functioning of complaint centre MULTAN: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Thursday directed officials of the Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) to make complaint centre proper functional to address complaints timely during Ramzan.Presiding over a meeting at the Mepco's Headquarters here, he said unscheduled loadsheding in urban and rural areas across the region would not be tolerated, added that stern action would be taken against those officials if people will stage a protest demonstration due to negligence of officials concerned.He directed the officials to prepare a schedule for providing uninterrupted power supply to consumers during Sehar and Iftar in Ramzan.Meanwhile, CEO Mepco Fazalullah Durrani briefed the minister that complaint redressal centre had been set up at Mepco's Headquarters for quick solution of consumers complaints and staff was performing duty in three shifts.He said electricity loadsheding was being made six hours in urban areas, eight hours in rural areas and 12 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...