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PM directs necessary steps for stranded Pakistanis in Istanbul ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday directed the authorities concerned for taking all possible steps to help the stranded Pakistanis in Istanbul, Turkey.The Prime Minister also directed the authorities for making all efforts to bring back those stranded in Istanbul and if required, the arrangements for special flights should be made, said a press release.The Pakistan Embassy in Istanbul was also directed to adequately look after the expatriates. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Qaim chairs meeting on law & order KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that the safe recovery of barrister Awais Shah and arrest of Amjad Sabri's killers are a big challenges for the government.Therefore, Rangers and police in coordination with other agencies, have to work out these both the cases.This, he said while presiding over a law and order meeting here at the CM on Saturday.The meeting was attended by provincial ministers, Syed Murad Shah, Sohail Anwar Siyal, ...

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Tourism sector can contribute more towards economic development in Pakistan: Governor PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagrra has said tourism sector is adjudged as major source of economic development across the world and even it is playing a lead role towards economic uplift of respective people in many countries.In Pakistan too, he added, the tourism sector remained a visible contributor for earning foreign exchange in the past but lately law and order problems caused difficulties in this connection.He said this while addressing the inaugural ...

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Govt effectively highlighted Kashmir Issue at int'l level: minister SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Law and Climate Change Zahid Hamid has said the government is taking up brutal killings of innocent Kashmiris by the Indian army in Held Kashmir to all international forums effectively.He said this while talking to chairmen,vice chairmen and councilors of Pasrur Tehsil union councils on Saturday.MNA Syed Iftikharul Hassan and MPA Rana Muhammad Afzal were also present.He said the government had strongly condemned human rights violation, brutal killings and genocide of ...

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Pakistan would speed up its efforts to highlight Kashmir issue: Baligh ISLAMABAD: State Minister for education Baligh-ur-Rehman said on Saturday that Pakistan would speed up its efforts to highlight Kashmir issue at global forums.While talking to Radio Pakistan he further said that Kashmiri people are struggling for their freedom and Pakistan as a nation would stand by them in all difficult situations."We are going to observe black day on Tuesday against Indian violence in Kashmir, said, added that the entire cabinet is united under Prime Minister's ...

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Arrangements for LA-37 polling finalized LAHORE: Polling for LA-37, Valley II, on Azad Jammu Kashmir Legislative seat will be held on July 21 (Friday).The election commission has finalised all arrangements for peaceful and transparent election process.Commission's sources told APP on Thursday that strict security measures had been taken to ensure free and fair elections.A total number of registered voters for LA-37 seat was 7,221 but after cancellation of hundreds of dubious votes, 3,935 Kashmiri diaspora will cast their vote.Around 38,00 ...

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All departments showing responsibility to maintain peace: Chandio  ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Sindh Chief Minsiter for Information Maula Bakhsh Chandio said Wednesday that Karachi operation has improved the overall security situation.Talking to a private news channel he said all departments are showing responsibility to maintain peace in the city.He said law and order situation is improving day by day in the metropolitan city of Karachi.He further said that despite differences all the political parties should be on same page during the current situation of ...