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Day: October 14, 2022

Pakistan envoy wants promotion of Pak-Iran trade

QUETTA: Sheheryar Khan, Council General of Pakistan in Mashad, Iran, has said that for the purpose of achieving the target set for promoting business between Pakistan and Iran, it was essential to remove all the obstacles in the way of business and trade between both the neighbouring countries. These views were expressed by him while addressing a virtual meeting with the office bearers of Chamber of Commerce and Industry Quetta, Balochistan, including Haji Abdullah Achakzai, President, Senior Vice President, Agha Gul Khilji, Juma Khan Badizai and Haji Fateh Khan. Sheheryar Khan said problems being faced by Pakistani business community in Mashad, Iran would be brought into the notice of Iranian authorities, adding, “In this regard priority would be given to the suggestions put forward by...

Maryam heaps praise on people of Faisalabad

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Friday admired the people of Faisalabad. Whiles sharing her snap with the Kabaddi players from London on Twitter, the PML-N vice president penned, “Delighted to meet Kabaddi players from Faisalabad”. It merits mention here that Maryam Nawaz is currently in London along with her father and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and brothers. Before leaving for London, the PML-N vice-president had said that she could not meet her father [Nawaz] for three years because PTI chairman Imran Khan implicated her in fake cases.

Killa Saifullah police recovers drugs

KILLA SAIFULLAH: Killa Saifullah Police claimed to have recovered a large quantity of drugs from the possession of alleged drug peddler in an operation conducted in district Killa Saifullah of Balochistan province on Friday. Hideout of alleged drug peddler was also demolished during the operation. Talking to media here on Friday, Manzoor Ahmed Buledi, SP, Killa Saifullah said that in compliance with the directives of Inspector General of Police, Balochistan, Abdul Khaliq Sheikh and DIG Zhob Range, Muhammad Saleem Lehri, staff of district police, Killa Saifullah apprehended alleged notorious drug peddler Ramzan, resident of Killa Saifullah in an operation conducted in Killa Saifullah area of Bochistan province. Large quantity of drugs were also recovered from the possession of alleg...

Panjgur police arrest two accused in operation

PANJGUR: Panjgur police claimed to have arrested two accused in an operation conducted in Khudaabadan, Panjgur area of Balochistan province on Friday. Following the directions of DSP/SDPO, Panjgur city, Imam Bakhsh Baloch, staff of police station Panjgur led by Abdul Ahad, Station House Officer (SHO), Police Station city Panjgur arrested two alleged accused namely Abu Bakr son of Muhammad Ismail, resident of Sarawan Khudaabadan Panjgur and Abbas son of Muhammad Ismail resident of Sarawan Khudaabadan, Panjgur in an operation conducted in Khudaabadan area of district Panjgur in Balochistan province. First Information Report (FIR) No. 166/2022 under section 352-186-34 was lodged against the alleged accused in Police Station Panjgur city. Further investigation was being conducted by th...

World Food Day celebrated in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: World Food Day 2022 was celebrated at an event on Friday, October 14, with the participants noting that while the challenges of restoration of flood impacts, food security and climate change remain formidable, there is also more awareness, commitment and collaboration behind efforts for the restoration and rehabilitation of flood affected people, and the transformation of agri systems so that better production, better nutrition, better environment and better life could be ensured for everyone and no one is left behind. The event was held at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and was organized by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) along with the World Food Program (WFP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), UN-Women, United Nations Industrial Developme...

Elahi announces creation of five new districts in Punjab

QUETTA: Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Parvaiz Elahi has announced the creation of five new administrative districts in the province. A decision to this effect was taken in a high-level meeting held in the Chief Minister's House under the chair of Chaudhry Pervez Elahi here on Friday. Former chief minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar, Mohsin Leghari, Munis Elahi, and other cabinet members took part in the meeting. Provincial senior member board of revenue gave a briefing on new districts in Punjab. Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Parvaiz Elahi speaking on the occasion said the decision to create new districts has been made keeping in mind the convenience of the people and public representatives. After the creation of the districts, education, health, and other facilities will be increase...