Report: (Pakistan, Brazil hold 5th round of bilateral political consultations)

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan and Brazil have emphasized the need for enhancing high-level exchanges which would pave the way for further deepening the bilateral ties in diverse fields. According to a Radio report, this was emphasized during the 5th round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Brazil held via video conference. During the consultations, views were exchanged on bilateral, regional and multilatRead More…

Minister for Industries directs to prepare a feasibility report for establishment of Technical University in Rawalpindi

LAHORE: A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal in the Committee Room of Punjab Board of Investment on Tuesday in which the performance of the Department of Industries and Commerce and its affiliated wings was reviewed. The Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal while addressing the meeting said that the Department ofRead More…

Pakistan’s land not being used against Afghanistan: Info Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said Pakistan is keenly observing the changing situation in Afghanistan. In a tweet on Monday, he said every effort is being made to move forward with a peaceful and all-inclusive government in Kabul. However, he said if it does not happen so, its implications will not be let to affect Pakistan. Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said Prime MiniRead More…

Minister Shehla presents shield to woman player

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Women Development Syeda Shehla Raza said on Monday that it was a pride for women athlete to represent and participate in the Games in which Pakistan had never been represented in the Olympics. “Women are making strides in every field and are playing their role for the development and bright future of Pakistan, she expressed these views while presenting a shield of appreciation inRead More…

Punjab Government committed to provide free health insurance to people: CM

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that free health insurance will be provided to the entire population in the province. In a statement, he said 66 percent increase has been made in the development budget and a composite roadmap of genuine development has been introduced in the province. He said parliamentarians were consulted to finalize the Annual Development Programme and 25 billionRead More…

Pakistan will not allow any country to use its soil for subversive activities: Shireen Mazari)

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has said Pakistan will not allow any country to use its soil for subversive activities against other countries. Talking to a private news channel, she said Pakistan wants good cordial relations with all neighbouring countries as it is playing an important role in maintaining peace in the entire region. She said Pakistan being a peaceful and peace-Read More…

Govt taking care of poor families, providing loan with low mark up: Farrukh

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said the government has initiated several public welfare programs and taken significant steps to alleviate poverty in the country. Talking to a private television channel, he said the government is taking care of poor families and providing their loan at low mark up for construction of their houses. He said a large number of peoplRead More…

Pakistan to not allow any country to use its soil for terrorism, subversive activities: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said that Pakistan would not allow any country to use its soil for terrorism and subversive activities. Talking to a private news channel, Farrukh Habib said Pakistan has rendered supreme sacrifices in war against terrorism to eliminate it completely. He said the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has recognized Pakistan’s progress aRead More…

Govt committed to peace, prosperity in ex-FATA districts under PM’s leadership: Tarin

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has said the government is committed to peace, progress and prosperity in ex-FATA districts under the leadership of the Prime Minister. Chairing a meeting with a delegation of representatives of industries from ex-FATA areas here on Thursday, he said peace and prosperity in ex-FATA districts is imperative for the rest of the country. He said as per vision of the PrimeRead More…

Elements want to spread anarchy to fail in their designs: Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said the elements who want to spread anarchy in the country will face failure in their designs. In a video statement regarding the blast in Johar Town area of Lahore, he said eighty-six percent fencing has been done on the Afghanistan border and forty-six percent on the Iran border. He said the government has achieved political and economic stability, which isRead More…