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CM visits injured blast victims in hospitals SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday visited the government and private hospitals of Sukkur and inquired after those injured in Shikarpur blast on Friday.He went to each patient and inquired about his well-being.The Chief Minister directed the hospital administrations to provide best possible treatment facilities to the injured free-of-cost.The CM appealed to the people including political, religious and civil society leaders to unite for the sake of the country by setting aside mutual differences.He said that he has no words to express his sentiments over the Shikarpur incident adding that the entire nation is grieved and tearful and sympathises with the bereaved families.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Wasan assures all possible help to victims' families KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Anti Corruption Manzoor Hussain Wasan has said that every possible assistance will be provided to the families of the vitims of Shikarpur tragedy, said a statement issued here on Saturday.He said that Sindh government will take the culprits of Shikarpur tragedy to their logical end.He also postponed his schedule meeting with anti corruption officials to express solidarity with families of blast victims.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Senate expresses deep sorrow, grief over demise of Saudi King ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Friday unanimously expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who died on January 23.Leader of the House Raja Zafar-ul-Haq moved the resolution. The House unanimously accorded approval to the resolution which says the late King was a visionary leader, a sincere and reliable friend of Pakistan. It said the Saudi King occupied a special place and held in high esteem in the Muslim ...
LHC Multan bench upholds death penalty of three convicts LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Multan Bench Thursday upheld death penalty of three convicts in different cases.According to a press release issued here, the bench comprising Justice Qazi Muhammad Amin and Justice Chaudhry Mushtaq rejected an appeal of convict, Muhammad Shafi who murdered four police officials.Anti Terrorism Court (ATC), Multan, awarded death penalty on five counts and 10-years jail term to Muhammad Shafi besides Rs two million fine on September 22, 2012.The accused was arrested ...
British Council delegation calls on Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: A delegation of British Council, led by its Chief Executive Ciaran Devane, on Thursday met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and agreed to promote ongoing cooperation with Punjab in education sector.Talking to the delegation, the Chief Minister said the Punjab government had taken revolutionary steps for the promotion of education during the last six years, adding that quality education was the right of every child which was being ensured by the government.He said ...
President accepts Governor Punjab resignation ISLAMABAD: On a summary initiated by the Cabinet Division, the President has approved the Prime Minister's advice for acceptance of resignation of Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, Governor Punjab.He had announced to quit the office on Thursday.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Ruling coalition partners to contest upcoming local govt elections jointly in KP: CM PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said the ruling coalition partners in Khyber Pakthunkhwa Government comprising PTI, Jamaat-e- Islami and Awami Jamhori Ittehad Pakistan (AJIP) will contest the upcoming local govt elections jointly. Talking to local office bearers of PTI Tehsil Khaal Dir Payan here on Thursday, he said the KP government will transfer additional 30% funds to the local bodies wherein each district will receive extra development funds to the tune of Rs. 400 ...


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