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Punjab Chief Minister inaugurates Extension Project of THQ Hospital Raiwind

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Lahore, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif today inaugurated the extension project of THQ Hospital Raiwind. Due to the project which has been completed through public-private partnership, the number of beds has been increased from 60 to 100. Addressing inaugural ceremony, the Chief Minister said that Orthopaedic and Gynae Wards have been established along with provision of state-of-the-art operation theatre and latest machinery for providing quality medical facilities to the locals as well as the patients coming from adjoining areas and the hospital shall work as a messiah for the ailing humanity. He pointed out that new hospitals are being established across the province where latest facilities are provided and besides installation of CT Scan machines ...

State Minister Abdul Rehman Kanju calls on Punjab Chief Minister

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Lahore, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that overcoming backwardness of southern Punjab is the foremost priority of the provincial government. For that purpose, different development projects to the tune of billions of rupees have been completed there. The development and prosperity of the southern Punjab is very dear to me and more resources are provided as compared to the number of the people living there. It is important that Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering and Technology has been established in Rahim Yar Kahn while the construction work of Muzaffargarh-DG Khan and Lodhran-Khanewal roads has started as well. Meanwhile, safe cities projects are being started in Multan and Bahawalpur districts. He expressed these views while talkin...

Punjab Chief Minister takes notice of murder of eight-year old girl of Kasur

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Lahore, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has taken strict notice of the murder of an eight year girl in the area of Kasur and directed to immediately arrest the criminals. The Chief Minister has sought a report from IG Police and directed him to reach to the crime spot. He said that legal action should be initiated by arresting the criminals involved in the murder of an innocent girl child. He assured that the criminals will not escape from exemplary punishment. He also extended sympathies to the bereaved family and assured that justice will be provided at every cost and he shall personally supervise the progress on this case. For more information, contact: Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR) Government of the Punjab 21-Mahmood Gaznavi...

Punjab Chief Minister holds meeting of Police Officials about Kasur tragedy

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Lahore, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here today. During the meeting, he reprimanded the police officials with regard to incident of murder of a girl in Kasur. He termed the incident as most tragic and made it clear that criminals must be arrested and no laziness will be tolerated. He made it clear that action will also be initiated against the concerned police officers for showing negligence and added that such tragic incidents could not be tolerated at any cost. Additional Chief Secretary (Home), IG Police, RPO Sheikhupura and concerned officials attended the meeting. For more information, contact: Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR) Government of the Punjab 21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pak...

Mayor Karachi directives for removal of encroachments

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Karachi, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said that in view of the Supreme Court’s orders action against encroachments is being taken without any discrimination in Karachi and this perception is wrong that particular marriage halls or buildings being demolished. Action will be taken in all the areas in the remit of KMC and all encroachments from parks, playgrounds and amenity plots will be removed. He said this while directive to the officers of the anti-encroachments department of KMC. Mayor Karachi said that some unconcerned organizations gave lease of KMC lands which is against the law and KMC will take action against such organizations. He said the citizens were in their own interest are advised to confirm that the land is owned by which organization before purchase...

Information Technology University set for 2nd Edition of “Afkar-E-Taza Thinkfest”

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Lahore, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Information Technology University (ITU) the Punjab is all set to hold the second edition of the Afkar-e-Taza ThinkFest at Alhamra Arts Centre, Mall Road, Lahore on January 13-14, 2018. The Afkar-e-Taza ThinkFest is the first of its kind festival in Pakistan which focuses solely on fostering creative and innovative thinking, and aims to establish the forward-looking, progressive, and modern Pakistan envisioned by our founder, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah” Dr Saif noted. The festival is free and open to the public. Over twenty international speakers from across the world universities like Harvard, New York University and Georgetown, institutions like the British Library, the French Institute for Near Eastern Studies are joining the festival. Speakers...