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Rashid condemns attack on Hamid Mir ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid has strongly condemned injuring of senior journalist and anchorperson Hamid Mir in an attack in Karachi on Saturday.The minister prayed for early recovery of Hamid Mir and reiterated the government's commitment to take all steps for provision of security to the journalists so that they could perform their duties in accordance with their professional ethos. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

PM grieved over firing on Hamid Mir, prays for his health ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed his deep grief over the incident of firing on Hamid Mir in Karachi on Saturday evening.The Prime Minister, in a message, prayed for the health of Hamid Mir, a renowned journalist and senior anchor person of Geo News channel.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Govt to ensure merit: Ahsan Iqbal LAHORE: Federal Minister for Planning ,Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday said it was top priority of the PML-N government to ensure merit and eliminate corruption from the departments.Addressing a seminar organized by the Project Management Institute at Royal Palm, he said it was need of the hour to put in place special steps to get benefits from resources by developing human resource to put the country on way to progress and prosperity.He added ...
Qaim welcomes Chinese investment in Sindh KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah Thursday appreciated the contribution of Chinese investment in development of energy sector and said that huge potential of the primary energy resources are waiting for more investment in Sindh Province.This he observed in his welcome address at the reception which he hosted in the honor of visiting Chinese delegates at local hotel, said a statement of CM house.He said that Sindh is the land of opportunities and ...
CM Sindh wants formation of PSDC for proper utilisation of petroleum revenue KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed the authorities concerned to work for constitution of Petroleum Social Development Committees (PSDC) to ensure that collected fund from petroleum recourse are properly utilized for the development of the backward areas.This he directed while presiding over a meeting regarding constitution of PSDC here on Thursday.The Advisor to CM for Finance Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Secretary Sajjad Salim Hotyana, Secretary to CM Sindh Rai ...
Consortium delegation called on Finance Minister ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Consortium comprising UBS, Dubai Islamic Bank and Nomura International called on Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar at the Finance Ministry here on Thursday and discussed matters relating to performance of national economy in the country.The minister on the occasion briefed the delegation on the upward trend of the economic indicators and the clear roadmap which the government has put in place for economic development of the country.He said that the performance ...
Minister calls for revamping organizations working under Science Ministry ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Zahid Hamid has called for restructuring and revamping organizations working under the Ministry.He said this while presiding over a meeting of Pakistan Council of Industrial & Scientific Research (PCSIR) and National Institute of oceanography (NIO).Dr. Munawar Saleem, Director General of NIO briefed the minister about the organization, its administrative setup and the current issues being faced by NIO.The minister lauded the role of the organization for its ...


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