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President for added sports facilities at Gun & Country Club ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday said sports played a healthy role in the physical and mental development of the youth and underscored the need for taking further steps for provision of adequate sports facilities to them.Chairing a presentation on Gun and Country Club here at Aiwan-e-Sadr as its patron, the President said the huge chunk of land in the club needed to be appropriately developed with added facilities for promotion of shooting sports in the country.He also directed the club management and Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) to resolve issues of the club at the earliest.The Secretary Gun & Country Club gave a detailed presentation on the activities and policies.Barrister Usman Ibrahim, Minister of State for CADD and Daniyal Aziz, Administrator Gun & Country Club, were also present in the meeting.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Imran Khan should follow Qadri to call off sit-in: Akbar ISLAMABAD: Political leaders said it is the time that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan should follow the decision of Qadri to resolve all issues through parliament.Talking to Radio Pakistan, former vice president of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Akbar S. Babar said the intra-party elections of PTI were totally fraud and deserving candidates were unable to get the party tickets for general elections, 2013.Now, Imran Khan is involved in politics of sit-ins and demanding the resignation ...
Governor welcomes PAT decision on sit-in LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Wednesday welcomed Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) step to end its sit-in at D-Chowk Islamabad, and termed it a sensible decision. Talking to United Business Group (UBG) Chairman Iftikhar Ali Malik here, the governor said the PAT's decision would pave the way for political stability and subsequently strenthen the ecomony at all levels. The governor also felicitated the UBG chairman on landslide victory of his group in the annual ...
LHC dismisses Dr Basit's plea against NAB LAHORE: A Lahore High Court division bench Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by senior lawyer Dr Abdul Basit challenging a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) notice for return of Double Shah scam amount.The bench comprising Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi and Justice Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah heard the matter which was pending since 2011.Earlier, Dr Abdul Basit submitted that four commission agents associated with Double Shah case entrusted Rs 33 million to him for being ...
Govt promoting sale of effective, quality of generic drugs: NA told ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Darshan Wednesday informed the National Assembly that the government was promoting sale of effective and quality generic drugs at affordable prices to the patients.Replying during Question Hour in the House, Dr Darshan said that after the promulgation of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) act, registration process of generic drugs has been revamped and strengthened to ensure safety, efficacy and quality of drugs. He ...
Audit of electricity overbilling to be completed in three days: NA told ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif Wednesday assured the National Assembly that commercial audit of electricity overbilling was expected to be completed during the next two to three days.Speaking during Question Hour in the House, he said that apart from possibility of fudging, consumption of more power by consumers during load- shedding free period of about a month and abolition of slabs for consumers also led to increase in electricity bills.Khawaja Asif ...
Governor, CM Gilgit Baltistan call on President GILGIT: Governor Gilgit Baltistan, Pir Syed Karam Ali Shah and Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah separately called on President Mamnoon Hussain here on Tuesday.Governor Gilgit Baltistan in his meeting discussed with the President the overall current situation in Gilgit Baltistan.Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Syed Mehdi Shah in his meeting with the President discussed matters pertaining to development activities being carried out in Gilgit Baltistan and issues of the region.Earlier, when President Mamnoon Hussain arrived here ...


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