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PM wins heart of flood affected people: Riaz Hussain Pirzada ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination, Riaz Hussain Pirzada said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif won the heart of flood affected people by delivering his speech in Uch Sharif.Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that protestors spend huge amounts for holding sit-ins, adding that they should have given this amount to flood affected people and IDPs (Internally displaced Persons).He said leaders of the protesting parties tried to provoke young people against the country by giving controversial statements.Responding to a question, the Minister rejected allegation of rigging in elections and said that Election Commission of Pakistan and international observers declared these elections as free, fair and transparent.Pakistan Muslim League (N) MPA, Malik Khalid Mahmood Waran also thanked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for visiting Uch Sharif to oversee relief activities which are being carried out for flood affected people.He said the nation is appreciating comprehensive policies of the government for flood affected areas.Responding ...

Strict action to be taken against land grabbers: Sadiqul Farooq LAHORE: Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Sadiqul Farooq has said that a strict action will be taken against land grabbers of the ETPB lands.Presiding over an important meeting of ETPB members here on Wednesday, he said the board was taking steps for the early establishment of Baba Guru Nanak University.The members assured him about their cooperation for the betterment of the Board while approval for strengthening of law, audit, accounts and IT departments were ...
Only Bilawal can provide true leadership to people: Qaim DADU: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said the Pakistan Peoples Party's Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is the only leader in Pakistan who can provide true leadership to the people. "Bilawal will also create a history like his martyred grandfather Zulfiqar Bhutto and martyred mother Benazir Bhutto," said the chief minister while addressing a gathering of the PPP leaders and workers at Jamali House here Wednesday, according to a press release issued by ...
Governor summons SA session on Oct 20 KARACHI: Sindh Governor, Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has summoned the Provincial Assembly of Sindh session on October 20.The Sindh Assembly's session is scheduled to commence on Monday at 10.00 a.m. at the Sindh Assembly Building, Karachi, said a statement on Wednesday.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Imran must apologise to the general populace: Sharjeel KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that PTI Chairman Imran Khan through a statement has called the general populace in PPP's public gathering scheduled for October 18 as "living corpses and goats" for which he must tender an apology to the poor people of the country, labourers, women and students forthwith for humiliating them.He said that such statements would not be borne which humiliate the common men. He must take back ...
CEC be appointed as per electoral reforms method: Khursheed ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah Tuesday said Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) should be appointed as per the procedure defined in proposed electoral reforms.Talking to the media here, he said the review of method of CEC appointment was also included in the electoral reforms. He had respect for judiciary and would accept the court verdict on the matter. He would also present the reasons in delay for appointment of ...
CASA-1000 project to open new avenues of trade: Khurram ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that the import of electricity from Central Asia by CASA-1000 project is a first major trading connection between the regions of Central Asia and South Asia and will open new avenues of trade.The Ministry of Commerce sees the project as a principal step towards establishing energy connectivity and creating Central Asia and South Asia regional energy market which is the future vision of the Prime ...


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