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Politics & Policy

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Mustafa Kamal opens PSP office in Quetta QUETTA: The chief of Pak Sarzamin Party (PSP) Mustafa Kamal inaugurated the office of his party in the provincial capital, here on Saturday and said that Pakistan's future linked with Balochistan, adding that PSP would contest general elections in 2018. He along with other party leaders including Anis Qaimkhawani and Ashfaq Mangi arrived here to inaugurate the office of PSP which was established on Jinnah road. Talking to media, he said: "People of Balochistan are loyal to Pakistan and they are patriot. Indian intelligence agency RAW used some so-called leaders in Karachi and Balochistan to create lawlessness, unrest and chaos," adding that the agents of Indian spy agency killed innocent people in Karachi and Balochistan. He said that the resolution of basic civic issues of masses was lying in devolution of powers at union council level. He said that the Balochistan was ignored in past in respect of provision of ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Raza Rabbani elected as life time fellow of Forum of Federation ISLAMABAD: Forum of Federation, a worldwide body having all countries' practicing federalism as members, has elected Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani as its life time fellow.After the 18th Amendment, Senator Rabbani pioneered Pakistan's membership of the Forum and remained member of its Board of Directors for two years. A letter written by the Board to Rabbani, states, "This exemplary contribution of the Forum, is highlighted by your support in building the work of the Forum ...

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IIUI pro Chancellor calls on Baligh ur Rahman ISLAMABAD: Pro Chancellor International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) and Rector Imam Muhammad Bin Saud University, Riyadh Prof. Dr. Sulaiman Abdullah Aba Al-Khail called on Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman on Friday.Prof. Dr. Sulaiman Abdullah Aba Al-Kail, who is attending IIUI's 10th convocation to be held on May 28-29, discussed issues of muntual interest with the minister in the meeting. The minister said on the occasion that both countries have ...

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Delegation of Businessmen, bankers, economists meets Shehbaz Sharif LAHORE: Prominent industrialists, businessmen, bankers and economists of the country met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here on Friday. Various proposals for strengthening of economy, creation of job opportunities, accelerating industrial process and provision of opportunities for business were discussed.The industrialists thanked the Chief Minister for supply of LNG gas to industrial sector. Representative delegation of industrialists, businessmen, bankers and economists while talking to the Chief Minister said that due to his efforts and ...

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Siraj ul Haq for measures against corruption HYDERABAD: The Amir, Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan, Siraj ul Haq has underlined the need for taking concrete measures for rooting out corruption from the country.The institutions of the country are at the verge of collapse because of corruption therefore stern action is necessary against corrupt elements, he said this while addressing a gathering here at Hyderabad Railway Station on Friday evening. Sirjaj ul Haq who is leading the train march said corrupts deserved to put behind the ...

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Qaim vows to make Tharparkar developed district MITHI: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah vowed to make the remote district of Tharparkar the developed part of the province with availability of all basic facilities to the people at their doorstep. The PPP government is spending billion of rupees for building of infrastructure in order to bring the people of remote district at par with other developed districts of Sindh, the Chief Minister said while addressing the free of cost wheat distribution ...

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Government ready to address food issue in Tharparkar: Bosan UMERKOT: Federal Minister for Food, Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Bosan has said that government is ready to address food issue, if any, in Tharparkar district as sufficient wheat stock is available in the country. Addressing the growers at a ceremony and later talking to media on Friday, the Minister said that the wheat would be transported whenever, Sindh government needed for the people of the province. He highlighted the efforts being made by the ...