SAPM: (Country’s anti-polio efforts yielding positive results: Dr Faisal)

ISLAMABAD:Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan has said the country’s anti-polio efforts are yielding results as no polio case has been recorded over the last six months. Addressing a ceremony here on Thursday, he said this is an encouraging development and we have to ensure high quality in the future vaccination campaigns in order to completely rid the country Read More…

Careem to connect its merchants and employees through Jazz’s communications solutions

KARACHI:Careem, the Super App for the greater Middle East and Pakistan has recently announced its partnership with Jazz, Pakistan’s number one 4G operator and the largest internet and broadband service provider. This partnership allows Careem access to Jazz’s campaign management tools and provide its colleagues and restaurant merchants with GSM cellular service. Under this partnership, Jazz will provide tailoredRead More…

Punjab Govt regularized 2963 front desk employees

LAHORE:On the direction of Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar, 2,963 front desk employees have been regularized including 2,506 Police Station Assistants, 382 Senior Station Assistants, 37 Hardware Assistants, 37 Data Processing Officers and a Database Administrator. The employees have thanked the CM stating that the chief minister has won their hearts. The CM has hoped that the employees would continue to stRead More…

FM: (Pakistan, Bahrain have deep brotherly relationship based on historical, religious and cultural values: FM)

ISLAMABAD:Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan and Bahrain have deep brotherly relationship based on historical, religious and cultural values. Talking to Bahrain’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa in Manama on Thursday, he said the strong defence ties between the two countries are helpful in promotion of bilateral cooperation in economy and trade. He appreciated the steps tRead More…

Chief of South African National Defence Forces calls on Pakistan’s Air Chief

KARACHI:General Rudzani Maphwanya, Chief of South African National Defence Forces called on Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force in his office today. The visiting dignitary lauded professionalism of PAF personnel and exceptional progress made by PAF over the years, especially through indigenization. The Air Chief highlighted the cordial relations between the two counRead More…

Specialized Healthcare Department approved five developments schemes for teaching hospitals

LAHORE:The meeting of DDSC held on Thursday under the chair of Secretary Specialized Healthcare Muhammad Aamir Jan gave go head to undertake the projects without further delay. The meeting was attended among others by Additional Secretary Development Dr Asif Tufail, Principal SIMS, MS Mayo Hospital, AMS Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology, Director Central Research Lab PGMI and Chief Planning Officer Health. The apprRead More…

PM: (PM performs balloting of LDA City Apartments)

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan performed the balloting of LDA City Apartments here in Islamabad on Thursday. The LDA City Apartments is a joint venture of Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NAPHDA) and Lahore Development Authority (LDA), under which four thousand flats are being constructed. Two thousand flats will be given to those registered with Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority wRead More…

Afghan scenario: Apex Committee reviews law and order, plans to control situation

KARACHI:Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over 26th meeting of Apex Committee alerted the police and other law enforcement agencies to beef up security and enhance the coordinated intelligence work so that fall outs of war in Afghanistan could be controlled here. “After withdrawal of US troops in Afghanistan and advancement of Taliban was likely to rise the insurgency which may affect Pakistan, paRead More…

Punjab University faculty Pay tribute To Late Dr Nusair Ahmed

LAHORE:The Punjab University Officers Welfare Association on Thursday organized a condolence reference to pay tribute to services of late Dr Nusair Ahmed, former senior medical officer, PU Health Centre, who died of cardiac arrest a few days ago. Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Academic Staff Association President Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry, Chief Medical Officer Dr MRead More…

Governor Balochistan, DS call on Chairman Senate

ISLAMABAD:Governor Balochistan, Syed Zahoor Agha and Deputy Speaker, National Assembly, Qasim Khan Suri, called on Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, Chairman, Senate at Parliament House here on Thursday. According to a statement, overall political situation of the country, ongoing development schemes in Balochistan and other issues of bilateral interest came under discussion during the meeting. In the meeting it was agreed tRead More…