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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Govt utilizing all resources for progress of province: Zehri ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri said Sunday government is utilizing all available resources for progress and prosperity of the province.According to Radio Pakistan, he said Balochistan has been made abode of peace and put on the path of progress.The Chief Minister said ninety five percent terrorism has been eliminated in the province while the remaining five percent terrorist activities would also be wed out within the days to come. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Govt working on implementation of Urdu as official language: Irfan Siddiqui ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui on Sunday said the government is seriously working on implementation of national language Urdu in various Divisions and Ministries including the provinces.Addressing "Quami Nifaz-e-Urdu Conference - Pesh Raft and Amli Taqazey" at Aewan-e-Qaid, organized by Pakistan Quami Zuban Movement (PQZM), he said Urdu is the language of local customs, traditions and the freedom movement in 1947.He said the adoption of Urdu in ...

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PML-N govt believes in politics of development: Mushahid Ullah ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan has said the government believes in practical steps for development instead of sheer rhetoric and politicking on non-issues.Talking to a private TV channel, he said PML-N leadership focussed real issues but some other political parties have been clamoring on issues of least interest to masses.He said during campaign of Azad Kashmir general elections Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leadership detracted from actual issues facing the ...

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Saad Rafique directs officers to focus on CPEC in policies LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has directed the Pakistan Railways administration to make such policies for the next two years in which operational system and the China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) could be focused.Chairing a meeting at Pakistan Railways Headquarters here on Saturday, he said only those projects would be given to private companies which were not directly profitable for the railways.He constituted a committee headed by Pakistan Railways Additional General Manager Traffic Maqsoodun ...

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Education must for progress: Khawaja Asif SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Sturday said no nation could develop without promotion of quality education.He said this while addressing participants of a ceremony after distributing appointment letters among newly recruited male and female educators/teachers and assistant education officers at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Cantt here.He directed officers of the education department to ensure attendance of teachers at all government schools and colleges in the district.He urged ...

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Govt taking measures to resolve problems of businessmen: Khawaja Asif SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif Saturday said the government was strengthening national economy and boosting the industrial structure besides striving to overcome energy crisis.He said this while addressing participants of an inaugural ceremony of the newly established domestic terminal building at the Sialkot International Airport.The minister said the government was making all out sincere efforts for resolving problems of the business community.Economic stability was a priority of the government ...

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Committee constituted to review legal framework, operational arrangements of LG: CM PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that a high powered committee was constituted to review the legal framework and operational arrangements of local government. The Chief Minister said talking to a press conference here at CM house on Saturday that the committee held a number of consultative meetings with Nazimeen, District Governments and Tehsil Municipal Administrations on the subject and prepared recommendations for consideration of the provincial government. KP Chief Minister said ...