Just in:  

You are here: Home»Pakistan»Politics & Policy

Politics & Policy


PM constitutes cabinet committee for Independence ceremonies LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has constituted a special five-member cabinet committee to observe ceremonies regarding the Independence Day during August.According to a press release issued on Saturday, the committee comprises of PR Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique (preside the committee), Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed, Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural resources Jaam Kamal Khan and Special Assistant of Prime Minister Irfan Siddiqui.It is pertinent to inform that the country-wide ceremonies from August 1 to August 30 have been dedicated to martyrs of Tehreek e Pakistan and Shuhada of war against terrorism.The cabinet committee will not only finalise programmes regarding the Independence Day but it will also work for coordination among federal ministries and provincial governments. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Monitoring of govt schools to be done by third party: Khuhro KARACHI: Senior Minister Education and Literacy Department Sindh, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, has announced that the monitoring of government schools will be done by third party mainly through NGOs and donor agencies to improve the quality of education in public sector institutions.He was addressing a consultative meeting largely attended by education sector's stakeholders including experts, representatives of the NGOs, INGOs and Donor agencies.The Minister requested the representatives of NGOs and donors to support government and provide ...
PTI out to create chaos: Sana LAHORE: Former Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Saturday said PTI's negative politics would lead the country to chaos and anarchy."The country is passing through a very critical phase of its history and the opposition must show responsibility and shun protests and rallies," he added.Talking to this scribe, he said, in civilised societies, the opposition criticised government policies in a descent manner and did not take to the streets for their demands. But, he said, in ...
Govt believes in service to masses: Bukhari LAHORE: PML-N Punjab Labour Wing Secretary General Syed Arshad Ali Bukhari has said the present government believes in the service of people and participation of the poor in the development process.Talking to various labourers' delegations in his office on Wednesday, he said, dream of rapid progress and development could not be materialized without promotion of education and provision of modern health cover and in this regard the government had taken revolutionary measures. He said, an ...
CM calls for completion of delayed village gasification schemes KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, showing discontent over delay in execution of village gasification plan, has directed to complete all 1108 schemes by the end of this financial year as Rs. 6.5 billion have already been provided for the purpose to Sui-Southern Gas Company (SSGC) in advance.He was presiding over a meeting regarding village gasification on Monday that was attended by advisor to CM for finance Syed Murad Ali Shah, Principal Secretary ...
Entire nation supports IDPs, ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ operation for durable peace: CM Punjab BANNU: Chief Minister Punjab, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said here on Monday that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) had left their homes for sake of the country and the entire nation stood with them in this hour of trials and tribulations. He said durable peace would return to the country after success of the operation in NWA. He was addressing IDPs here after reaching on a brief visit to appraise the government ...
Altaf urges Ban Ki-moon to play role for stopping killings of Palestinians KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain through a letter urged UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to play his role in stopping the large-scale killings of Palestinian people including women and innocent children, a statment received here on Saturday said. In his letter, Hussain said that Israel should be asked to immediately stop aerial strikes and bombardment of Gaza so that relief activities could be carried out for injured and displaced people. He urged ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,563.30 1.88
Arrow Nasdaq 4,369.77 2.09
Arrow S&P 1,930.67 2.00
Arrow FTSE 6,730.11 0.64
Arrow DAX 9,407.48 1.94
Arrow CAC-40 4,246.14 1.53
Arrow Nikkei 15,620.77 0.16
Arrow H.Seng 24,756.85 0.10
Arrow Sensex 25,894.97 0.74

where to buy

cheap wedding dresses

online -

Buy cheap Nike Mercurials cleats at
cheap wedding dresses on - Best Online Wedding Store

Banking Review 2013

Buy direct from

China free shipping trade platform

Foreign Debt $60.9bn
Per Cap Income $1,368
GDP Growth 3.6%
Average CPI 7.5%
Trade Balance $-1.558 bln
Exports $2.117 bln
Imports $3.675 bln
WeeklyJuly 10, 2014
Reserves $14.638 bln