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Politics & Policy

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Transparency, standard, speed hallmarks of PML-N govt: Shehbaz Sharif LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said that transparency, standard and speed were hallmarks of PML-N government in public welfare projects.He expressed these views while talking to Assembly Members on arrival in the Punjab Assembly at his chamber.He said that journey of progress had been started under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. He said that opponents of public welfare projects neither wanted progress of the country nor prosperity of the people and people had rejected such elements.He said that conscious people knew who were serving them and who were trying to create anarchy.The CM said that federal and provincial governments had saved 215 billion rupees of the nation in development projects which was a great achievement while on the other hand no one had saved even 215 paisas in the history of the country.He said that credit of saving resources of billion of rupees ...

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Media contributed to peace, prosperity: Pervez Rashid LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Friday said that media had contributed a lot for making Pakistan a peaceful and prosperous country which gave the hopes of bright future to the masses. Speaking at the launch of a national private news channel in Gulberg here, he said that media should support the government in its mission of giving a safe and bright future to the coming generations. The ...

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Pervaiz Rashid for politics of cooperation, not confrontation LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Friday said that the government believed in pursuing politics of cooperation rather than confrontation on all national and international fronts. Talking to the editors during a meeting of the Lahore Editors Club at a local hotel here, he said that nothing came out of the long-time politics of confrontation but Pakistan achieved its targets through politics of cooperation. To a query regarding ...

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PM is serving the country with full zeal, zest: Marvi Memon THATTA: Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Marvi Memon has said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is serving the country with full zeal and zest and leading the nation to progress and prosperity. She was talking to newsmen during her visit to village Ghulam Hussain Lakhatio in Taluka Choohar Jamali of Sujawal district on Saturday. Dharnas (Sit-in) and demonstrations had caused damage to the economy of the country , she ...

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PM visits Gilani's residence to greet on Ali Haider's safe return LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday visited the DHA residence of former prime minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani and felicitated him on the safe return of his son, Ali Haider Gilani.The Prime Minister was accompanied by his wife Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif and elder son Hussain Nawaz. Nawaz Sharif and his family members were received warmly by Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani.The Prime Minister greeted Yousaf Raza Gilani and his family on the safe recovery ...

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Despite opposition's hurdles, PML(N) govt continues to serve messes: Marvi THATTA: State Minister and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Marvi Memon has said that despite hurdles, being created by the opposition, the PML (N) Government under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would continue to serve the common people by providing all basic right and move the country towards the destination of progress and prosperity.The government has initiated numbers of mega projects in various sectors of life particularly in ...

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SC issues notices to AGP, JAG br. over conviction of person by military court ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Friday issued notices to the Attorney General for Pakistan, Judge Advocate General (JAG) branch and other respondents in the case regarding awarding of death sentence to a person by the military court. The military court awarded death sentence to Mahboob over his links with the banned organizations on January 1, 2016.The three-member bench of the court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim heard the case. During the course of proceedings, Counsel ...