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Sindh govt in process to introduce law on Right to Information KARACHI: Sindh government is committed to introduce the law of "Right to Information," in accordance to the spirit of Article 19 9(A), said the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Sikandar Mandhro here on Friday.In a meeting with UNDP's National Technical Advisor on Decentralization and Governance, he said the provincial government is presently reviewing legislation on the right to information as adopted in other provinces including Punjab and KP.The minister said Sindh would not only ensure a comparative study of available pieces of legislation on the subject but would also corporate recommendations by different political parties, civil society organizations, bar councils and media organizations.Dr Mandhro said draft bill on right to information is in process of being developed, with major focus on consensus among all relevant stakeholders, and would be duly adopted by the provincial assembly.He on the occasion, expressed his personal commitment to bring reforms facilitating citizens' access to information ...

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Dar felicitates nation on for achieving US $17.2 billion ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has congratulated the nation on achieving foreign exchange reserves of US $ 17.2 billion showing a sign of growing strength of the economy."This is another promise fulfilled" Dar said in a statement issued by Ministry of Finance on Friday.He added that as a sign of growing strength of the economy, the country's forex reserves have crossed 17 billion dollars and currently stand at 17.2 billion. Copyright APP ...

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Pak-China strategic partnership to go beyond usual limits ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China are enjoying strategic partnership that would continue to grow with time, especially in the wake of huge investment in various sectors expected to pour in after the visit of Chinese president next week.China and Pakistan's strategic partnership has transcended the changes of time and domestic politics and served as an example of very strong state-to-state relations.China is making sincere efforts for improvement of infrastructure in Pakistan through investing in different areas ...

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PM urges PIA staff to work hard for reviving glorious past ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday asked the employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to work hard for reviving the organization's glorious past.In a meeting with PIA's Air League's union officials here at the PM House, the Prime Minister stressed that a monolithic workforce was required in PIA to lead the national flag carrier towards progress and development.The Prime Minister said PIA had immense potential for revival which required consistent efforts.He said the ...

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‘Saaf, Sarsabaz, Pur Aman Sindh’ campaign extended to a year: Sharjeel KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that the duration of ongoing cleaning campaign in Sindh "Saaf, Sarsabaz, Pur Aman Sindh" has been extended from a week to one year, because of good results received so far.He said this while responding to questions raised by members of the Sindh Assembly during the Question and Answer session in the provincial assembly here on Friday.The session of the SA was held with Deputy ...