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Day: November 2, 2020

Minister: (Spitting venom against state institutions will not be allowed to succeed: Shibli)

ISLAMABAD:Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said the people want accountability of those who desecrated Mazar-e-Quaid and promoted narrative of anti-Pakistan elements in the gatherings of Quetta and Gujranwala.   In a tweet on Monday, he said the leadership of the opposition should not be mistaken that the statement of former Speaker Ayaz Sadiq will be put in the back burner.   He said their sordid designs aimed at appeasing the enemy by spitting venom against the state institutions will not be allowed to succeed.

Minister: (Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to foment ties in IT field)

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to undertake joint efforts for promotion of cooperation in the field of information technology.   The understanding came during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Saudi Minister for Information Technology Abdullah Al-Swaha. Both the Ministers especially deliberated on cooperation in the digital field.

Dyp Speaker: (Civil bureaucracy precious asset of the country: Qasim Suri)

ISLAMABAD:Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri has said the civil bureaucracy is a precious asset of the country.   Addressing a conclusion ceremony of the 30th Mid-Career Management Course at National Institute of Management in Quetta on Monday, he urged the participants of the course to discharge their responsibilities with honesty and sincerity.   He said our government is paying special attention to the development of Balochistan and Prime Minister Imran Khan will soon announce a special developmental package for the province.

GB: (People welcome announcement of PM for provisional provincial status to GB)

ISLAMABAD:People of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) have welcomed the announcement of Prime Minister for provisional provincial status to Gilgit Baltistan.   Governor Raja Jalal Hussain giving impression on Prime Minister Imran Khan announcement said that people of GB will include in national mainstream and a long standing issue will be addressed.   He said people of GB will be given representation in National Finance Commission, National Assembly and Senate.   Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Afzal Khan said provisional province will help end 73-year long deprivations among people of GB and put the area on rapid development and prosperity.   Speaker GB Assembly Fida Muhammad Nashad said Prime Minister Imran Khan has won the hearts of people of GB and proved h...

CM: (We will not allow politics of anarchy in province: Punjab CM)

ISLAMABAD:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that politics is the name of dignity and integrity therefore we will not allow the politics of anarchy in the province.   In a statement issued from Lahore on Monday, he said that Pakistani institutions are our pride and government will not tolerate disrespect of these institutions. He said those who speak against institutions in lust for power are not well-wishers of the country and nation.   Usman Buzdar said that the opposition parties are frustrated due to worst defeat in previous general elections therefore they are trying to harm national interests to protect their personal interests. He said the defeat of unnatural opposition alliance has begun and the alliance has lost its credibility.

Minister: (GB to be granted status of fifth province with consensus of all stakeholders: Fawad)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry has said that Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) would be granted status of fifth province with consensus of all stakeholders.   Talking to a private news channel, he said the people of Gilgit Baltistan have equal rights of citizenship and granting status of province to GB will bring the people of the area into main stream.