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Shehbaz inaugurates modern VIC system LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday inaugurated the first and the most modern Vehicle Inspection & Certification System (VICS) of the country at Kala Shah Kaku. After inaugurating the system, he inspected its station in Kala Shah Kaku and reviewed in detail all phases of inspection and certification of vehicles. He was also given a briefing on this occasion. The Chief Minister said that this latest system had been introduced with the cooperation of a prominent Swedish international company OPUS for the safety of the people travelling on roads. He said scope of this system will be extended to the whole province. He said that this system would also reduce cases of car theft. Later, addressing the inaugural ceremony of VICS, Shehbaz Sharif said the Punjab government had launched a mega programme which had been initiated from Kala Shah Kaku, Sheikhupura. He said that a total of ...

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Qaim assures to give city a different look within two months KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that three days to clean this city of megalopolis is quite difficult and rather impossible.`I had given them three days just to activate them and assess the capacity and spirit now giving them more time to clean the city'.This he said while talking to media at Quaid-i-Azam International Airport just after visiting the city to review cleanliness work started recently, said a statement Saturday.Sindh Chief ...

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Rabbani expresses sorrow over demise of Miraj Khan ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of veteran politician , noted intellectual and philosopher Miraj Khan, he termed it a great loss.The Chairman Senate, while eulogizing his services, observed that Late Miraj Khan was a fearless voice for the working class and upheld the cause of democracy through his relentless struggle against dictatorships, said a press release issued here.He lived a simple life and never ...

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Abid Sher Ali thanks Kashmiri people for voting PML-N ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Friday thanked Kashmiri people for voting PML-N and assured that his party government will continue its efforts for cause of Kashmir.Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said Kashmiri people rejected those people who delivered hate speeches in Kashmir elections.He said Kashmir elections result proved that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was popular leader in the country.Replying to a question, the minister ...

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PPP's failure to serve masses in AJK made way for PML-N: Kirmani ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Syed Asif Kirmani has said that failure of Pakistan Peoples' Party's government to serve the masses in Azad Kashmir during its tenure, made way for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to secure majority seats in Legislative Assembly."People were fed up of their incompetence and corruption. They were deprived of basic facilities during last five years, so they vented their ire on Peoples Party in AJK election through their right to ...

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President condoles demise of Meraj M Khan KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain Friday expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of senior politician Meraj Muhammad Khan.The President said Meraj Muhammad Khan was an ideological politician who never compromised on principles and said the late politician's services for the cause of democracy in Pakistan will always be remembered.The President commiserated with the family of the late politician and prayed for salvation of the departed soul, a statement from the President House said.Copyright ...

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Sindh govt committed to maintain peace in Sindh: Chandio KARACHI: Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister, Moula Bux Chandio said Friday said that Sindh government is fully committed to maintain peace and ensure rule of law in the province as per constitution.Special attention is being paid to ensuring durable peace to business community, lawyers fraternity and citizens so that all business and social activities continue to thrive for progress of the country, Chandio said in an official statement.He said Sindh police is performing its job ...