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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Pervaiz urges elected LG representatives to serve people with dedication ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid has urged the newly elected representatives of local government to serve people with dedication and resolve their problems on priority.Addressing a ceremony arranged by nominated PML-N deputy mayors of Islamabad, the minister congratulated all elected representatives."All of you are standing at present on victory stand of success and your further destiny should be victory stand of welfare and service to people," he maintained.The minister said that elected representatives would have to serve the people during their tenure so that their constituents may vote them in next elections on the basis of their performance.Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr. Asif Kirmani, Minister for Capital Administration Development Division (CADD) Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, PML-N nominee for slot of mayor Ansar Aziz Sheikh, deputy mayors' nominees Ch. Rifat Javed, Zeeshan Ali Naqvi, Azam Khan, MNA Malik Ibrar, elected representatives ...

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Land computerization to be completed soon LAHORE: Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday said that land computerization would be completed soon. He said that Punjab Chief Minister would formally inaugurate the land computerization system. He said that Patwari culture would be ended after the inaugural of the system in the province.Earlier, responding during the question and answer session held in the Punjab Assembly, Parliamentary Secretary Shazia Raheel informed the House that 85 to 90 percent work on land record computerization ...

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Muqam criticizes PTI chief for dual standard policy PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister, Engr. Ameer Muqam Tuesday said that PTI government should stop the exploitation of workers and consider its policy of dual standard. Talking to protesting doctors in Hayatabad Medical Complex, he said that we were not against reforms but the process must be clear and without any ambiguity. He said PTI chief should desist from making mockery of the mandate given to them in the elections and avoid projecting slogans of ...

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Govt steps against terrorism unprecedented: Tanveer ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain on Tuesday termed the government steps and achievements against war on terrorism was historical and unprecedented.The government has achieved immense success in elimination of terrorism, economic stability and meeting the energy shortage, he said while talking to a news channel.The minister said the international community acknowledged the Pakistan's efforts in eradicating the terrorism. Pakistan was fighting successful war against terrorism, he added.He said the ongoing operation ...

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David Headley be handed over to Pakistan: Rehman ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Rehman Malik Tuesday said David Headley, who was involved in a number of anti-Pakistan activities, should be handed over to Pakistan.Addressing a press conference here at his residence, he said after Mumbai attacks, he being as Interior Minister during the then PPP-led government had asked his Indian counterpart Chidambaram to investigate David Headley, who was involved in Mumbai attacks.India, he added, did not provide answers to his 48 ...

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SHC seeks comments on Sharjeel Memon's petition KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday sought comments from deputy attorney general Sindh on the petition filed by Pakistan People Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Inam Memon who sought the court's direction to restrain the NAB from arresting him in relation with an alleged inquiry.Former information minister had filed two different petitions for the removal of his name from Exit Control List (ECL) and to avoid his possible arrest by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ...

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PIA privatization process to be transparent: MNAs ISLAMABAD: The members of National Assembly belonging to Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) said on Tuesday that the privatization process of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) would be fully fair and transparent.Addressing a press conference here, Daniyal Aziz said that the government was committed to privatize sick state owned entities (SOEs) to save over Rs 600 billion annually that were being wasted out on those entities.He said during privatization process, the government would retain all the properties ...