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Khursheed calls for looking into closure of PIA offices  ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Sunday called for looking into closure of five Pakistan International Airline (PIA) offices in Sindh and Balochistan. Khursheed Shah, in a letter to Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, said the PIA should not close its offices in Hyderabad, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Nawabshah and Pasni as it would result not only in the loss of jobs but also a convenient transportation facility for the local populace. He also called for promotion of PIA officers on merit. For the revival of PIA, the government should take productive steps which woud make it a profitable organization, he added. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

CM inaugurates hospital, colony MUZAFFARGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated Tayyip Erdogan Modern Hospital and Turk Colony for affectees of floods.The hospital is a gift of the Turkish masses ti Pakistanis, The hospital spreads over 18 kanals and was constructed in two years. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that the hospital would provide best treatment facilities to people of South Punjab. He said that it was a matchless gift of the Turkish people ...
Govt making sincere efforts to end energy crisis: Hamid SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid has said the incumbent government is making sincere efforts to end energy crisis and provide all basic amenities of life to the people. Talking to different delegations which called on him at Pasrur city on Sunday, he said the PML-N government was fulfilling all its promises gradually. MPA Ch. Munawar Gill, Assistant Commissioner Pasrur Touqeer Ilyas Cheema and PML-N leaders including Khawaja Saeed Butt were also ...
CM takes notice of kidnapping newborn MUZAFFARGARH: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif Sunday took notice of kidnapping of newborn from district headquarters hospital and issued order for recovery of the newborn in 72 hours.During the inauguration of the Tayyip Erdogan modern hospital and Turk colony, local politicians informed about the kidnapping of newborn from DHQ hospital.The Chief Minister directed the DPO Muzaffargarh, Rai Zameer to ensure recovery of the newborn within 72 hours.The Chief Minister also censured administrator TMA Sikandar Zulqurnain ...
CM takes aerial view of Muzaffargarh areas MUZAFFARGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Sunday took aerial view of areas affected by erosion in the district.The Chief Minister also announced Rs 440 million for making of spurs to save people's properties from erosion, during inaugural ceremony of Turk colony and Tayyip Erdogan modern hospital.The chief minister informed people that steps were being taken to stop the erosion. He stated that he had instructed irrigation department to present report to him about the steps.Shahbaz ...
CM lauds efforts of China in developing Pakistan LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has sought help from friendly countries to overcome energy crisis and develop infrastructure, transport and education sectors.He was talking to representatives of media in Bao on the second day of his visit to China on Thursday.The chief minister said historic agreements of mutual cooperation had been inked with China not only at Pakistan but at Punjab level as well. He especially referred to the efforts for exploration of iron ...
Senate body dismays over delay in small provinces projects ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Communications on Thursday dismayed over the non completion of small provinces projects in stipulated time and urged the National Highway Authority (NHA) to complete the Quetta airport road.The committee meeting held under the Chairmanship of Senator Muhammad Daud Khan Achakzai here with members including Senator Zahid Khan, Nisar Muhammad, Kamil Ali Agha and Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari.The committee members raised objection on the NHA working in selected areas as ...


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