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Shehbaz vows to accomplish Clean Water Project LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that every conceivable step will be taken to provide clean water to people along with assistance of international companies in water sector.He said in order to compensate the time wasted earlier, there was a dire need of flawless policy for the project and the Punjab government which was using national resources in this welfare project had added technology transfer which would be helpful for capacity building of national companies.He expressed these thoughts while addressing the participants of concluding session of two-day international consultative seminar on "Clean Water Project for Rural Area," at a local hotel on Friday.The two-day session was attended not only by national concerned authorities of water sector but also from China, France, Turkey, Australia, Europe and Middle-East. Steps needed to pace up clean water project were finalized in the seminar.The chief minister said organizing an international level seminar ...

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Shehbaz known as 'Man of Action' in China: Chinese CG LAHORE: Newly appointed Chinese Council General (CG) to Lahore Long Dingbin said Punjab Chief Minister Muhammd Shehbaz Sharif was called 'Man of Action' in China for his ability to get things done in time and dynamic leadership qualities he possessed.Chinese CG called on the Punjab Chief Minister here Friday and discussed matters of mutual interest, including promotion of Pak-China relations and CPEC projects.Dingbin hailed Shehbaz Sharif for his active role in speeding up CPEC project ...

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Govt put country on way to progress: Barjees Tahir SHEIKHUPURA: Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Barjees Tahir on Friday said the government had put the country on way to progress and prosperity under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.Addressing a public meeting at Sangla Hill, the minister said the government had taken revolutionary measures to strengthen national economy and the international community was also acknowledging and appreciating the economic policies of the PML-N government. He added that the stock ...

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87 units of potable water sealed so far ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain Friday informed the Senate that the government has sealed 87 units of potable water so far found involved in manufacturing contaminated and unsafe water across the country.During the question hour in the House, the minister said there was mafia in potable which involved in manufacturing unsafe water and they always change their name and again started business with other name.He said the government was taking several ...

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Defeating terrorist mindset must for complete end of militancy: President ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said after defeating terrorism in battlefield, there was a need to crush the terrorist mindset as well.Addressing the graduates of National Security and War Course here at National Defence College, the President said terrorism and extremism could be eliminated by promoting education.The President said following the success of Operation Zarb-e-Azb, another national objective needed to be determined to ensure peace in the country.He said civil and military officials, media ...

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CPEC played role in attracting investors to Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Economic Expert Dr. Manzoor Khan Afridi Friday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has played major role in attracting investors to Pakistan.Talking to a private news channel, he said there is a conducive environment for investment in Pakistan, which would help encourage foreign investment in diverse economic spheres.The expert urged both the countries to work for enhancing people-to-people contact and exchange of visits at every level with a view to further fostering understanding ...

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Japanese Engineer found dead in Multan MULTAN: A Japanese national was found dead on Thursday morning after falling from roof of the hotel he was staying in, a police official said.He said the incident occurred between 3 am to 4 am, adding that the information collected so far suggests that he committed suicide.SHO cantonment Rana Zaheer Babar told APP that police found a note written in Japanese language and its cursory translation suggests that the man was suffering depression and he ...