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Day: November 6, 2020

Bureaucracy asked to expedite office work

QUETTA:Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has issued directions to all Administrative Departments and Commissionerates for presentation regarding notices, reminders, pending late files and delayed matters on IPMs.   Administrative Secretaries and Commissioners have been directed on matters warranting action or completion on their part to conclude at the earliest inclusive of completing their file tracking pendency, PSDP matters, Departmental Tasks and such other tasks assigned from time to time.   However, Jam Kamal Khan has also directed all Administrative Departments of the province to implement a File Tracking System in their respective departmental hierarchies, including all sections. He directed Administrative Secretaries to personally supervise all activ...

(Govt) Kamal takes notice of contractors’ malpractice

QUETTA:Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has taken notice that contractors get themselves registered with BRA to compete in bidding process but later on fail to submit their monthly Sales Tax Returns.   Accordingly all Administrative Departments have been directed to ensure that all the bidders (contractors) are registered and active filers of their monthly Sales Tax return with Balochistan Revenue Authority prior to floating any tender / pre-qualification.   Administrative Departments have been directed that it should be made part of pre-qualification that all departments inviting bids/ tenders should get valid verification of all bidders in the bidding process from Balochistan Revenue Authority forthwith.   It is pertinent to mention here that by ...

Minister: (Steps afoot to ensure fast implementation of second phase of CPEC: FM)

ISLAMABAD:Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said steps are afoot to ensure fast track implementation of the second phase of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) related projects.   Talking to Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong here on Thursday, the Foreign Minister said both Pakistan and China have always supported each other in difficult times.   He expressed his gratitude to China for extending timely assistance to Pakistan to cope with Coronavirus. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the entire world knows the exemplary and everlasting friendship that exists between Pakistan and China. The Chinese Ambassador assured to make all out efforts to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

KP: (PM to inaugurate Sehat Card Plus Program in Swat tomorrow)

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Sehat Card Plus Program for the entire population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in Swat tomorrow (Friday).   This was disclosed by KP Health Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra along with Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Information Kamran Bangash in a news briefing in Peshawar on Thursday.   Taimur Saleem Jhagra said program will be completely implemented across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for hundred percent population by January 31, next year.   He said, in the first phase health insurance scheme has been started in six districts of Malakand division since 1st of this month. Speaking on the occasion, Kamran Bangash said Prime Minister Imran Khan has encouraged provincial government for tremendous steps.