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PPP, ANP enjoying cordial relations: CM KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah  has said that the leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) are enjoying cordial relations and expected that the same will continue in the future.   This he said while talking to newsmen at Mardan House here on Saturday.   He said that PPP and ANP had formed a committee which will discuss issues and problems, and the same will be resolved amicably.   The committee comprised of Agha Siraj Durrani, Ayaz Soomro, Rashid Rabbani from PPP and Rana Gul Afridi, Ameer Nawab and Younis Buneri from ANP.     Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...

President Zardari attends function at Chinese Embassy ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday joined Chinese officials and diplomats at a function held at Chinese Embassy to mark Chinese New Year celebrations.   Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also accompanied the President.   Secretary General to President M. Salman Faruqui, Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and other officials were also present on this occasion.   Speaking on the occasion Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Liu Jian said China and Pakistan enjoy very close relations and future of ...
KMC Administrator meets Iran delegation KARACHI: KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed met with Iranian delegation headed by Deputy Consul General Muhammad Raza Bak Sehrai in his office and discussed matters of bilateral relations and mutual interest.   The Administrator Karachi said that Pak-Iran had everlasting friendship and both the countries were neighbouring Islamic countries and nearer to each other, said a statement issued on Saturday.   He said that Iran had always supported Pakistan and Pakistanis had feeling of love and brotherhood for people ...
Meeting reviews political situation in Sindh KARACHI: Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik called on Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and discussed various matters related to the political situations in the province.   It was decided in the meeting that cooperation among the allies will be ensured and all issues would be resolved through dialogues, a statement issued by the Governor house said here on Saturday.   It was also decided that concrete measures will be ...
EU delegation calls on CM Sindh KARACHI: Head of European Union delegation, Ambassador Lars Gunner called on Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, at the CM House here on Saturday.   Principal Secretary to CM, Muhammad Siddique Memon, and Director General Protocol, Mr. Dabeer, were also present, says a CM House statement.   The Chief Minister Sindh welcomed the Head of European Union delegation and briefed about five year's performance, activities and achievements made in various sectors particularly in the field of health, education ...
Munter emphasizes Pak-US cooperation KARACHI: Former US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameroon Munter has stressed on promotion of people to people contact and cooperation in different fields between Pakistan and America besides government to government relationship.   Speaking at a function held here at a hotel on Saturday afternoon in connection with Pakistan Literature Festival he said that bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the field of education, health and business are very important.   He said the difference in point of view ...
Efforts underway to eradicate polio disease from country: Jabbar Shah ISLAMABAD: Political Agent Bajaur Agency Syed Abdul Jabbar Shah has urged the elders and the Ulema for continuing support with the administration of eradication polio disease from the agency.   Talking to a private news channel, he said that the government struggling to eradicate the polio disease from the country.   The Political agent said the tribal elders and Ulema of the different area of the region have assured full support in the anti-polio drive across the agency.   According to ...


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