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Politics & Policy

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

IIUI pro Chancellor calls on Baligh ur Rahman ISLAMABAD: Pro Chancellor International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) and Rector Imam Muhammad Bin Saud University, Riyadh Prof. Dr. Sulaiman Abdullah Aba Al-Khail called on Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman on Friday.Prof. Dr. Sulaiman Abdullah Aba Al-Kail, who is attending IIUI's 10th convocation to be held on May 28-29, discussed issues of muntual interest with the minister in the meeting. The minister said on the occasion that both countries have strong brotherly relations which are historical, while both nations always stood with each other in hard times.The IIUI Pro Chancellor also hailed the present government while saying that the country has been put on track of progress through positive policies of the government in energy and economic sectors. Talking about IIUI he told the Minister that university is producing moderate personalities and providing quality education in the light of Islamic teachings.Federal Minister said in his ...

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Delegation of Businessmen, bankers, economists meets Shehbaz Sharif LAHORE: Prominent industrialists, businessmen, bankers and economists of the country met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here on Friday. Various proposals for strengthening of economy, creation of job opportunities, accelerating industrial process and provision of opportunities for business were discussed.The industrialists thanked the Chief Minister for supply of LNG gas to industrial sector. Representative delegation of industrialists, businessmen, bankers and economists while talking to the Chief Minister said that due to his efforts and ...

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Siraj ul Haq for measures against corrpution HYDERABAD: The Amir, Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan, Siraj ul Haq has underlined the need for taking concrete measures for rooting out corruption from the country.The institutions of the country are at the verge of collapse because of corruption therefore stern action is necessary against corrupt elements, he said this while addressing a gathering here at Hyderabad Railway Station on Friday evening. Sirjaj ul Haq who is leading the train march said corrupts deserved to put behind the ...

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Qaim vows to make Tharparkar developed district MITHI: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah vowed to make the remote district of Tharparkar the developed part of the province with availability of all basic facilities to the people at their doorstep. The PPP government is spending billion of rupees for building of infrastructure in order to bring the people of remote district at par with other developed districts of Sindh, the Chief Minister said while addressing the free of cost wheat distribution ...

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Government ready to address food issue in Tharparkar: Bosan UMERKOT: Federal Minister for Food, Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Bosan has said that government is ready to address food issue, if any, in Tharparkar district as sufficient wheat stock is available in the country. Addressing the growers at a ceremony and later talking to media on Friday, the Minister said that the wheat would be transported whenever, Sindh government needed for the people of the province. He highlighted the efforts being made by the ...

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Nisar approves revamping of criminal justice system ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday accorded approval for revamping criminal justice system in view of low conviction rate of criminals and terrorists from courts because of weaker prosecution and investigations.In this regard, he approved formation of Federal Core Group as recommended in a high-level meeting chaired by Secretary Ministry of Interior.The Core Group comprises stakeholders from Federal as well as Provincial governments, civil society, political parties and international organizations working ...

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IHC issues notice to DHA, Malik Riaz, NAB ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Thursday issued notices to Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Malik Riaz Chief Executive of Bahria Town and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a plea seeking compensation for the affectees of the DHA Valley housing project while seeking comments from respondents by June 15.A single judge bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq issued notices after hearing the arguments presented by petitioner Riaz Hanif Rahi, president of Association for the Affectees of DHA ...