Diplomatic: (Iranian envoy terms promotion of Pak-Iran ties cornerstone of Tehran’s foreign policy)

ISLAMABAD:Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan, Syed Mohammad Ali Hosseini has said that promotion of relations with Pakistan is a cornerstone of the foreign policy of his country. In his message on the 42nd anniversary of the Iranian revolution, he said the value and importance of the friendly and brotherly neighboring country of Pakistan has increased more than ever and has become one of the priorities in the foreign Read More…

President: (Pakistan establishes border markets with Iran, Afghanistan to promote SMEs: President)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan is establishing border markets with Iran and Afghanistan to facilitate small and medium enterprises in the country. Talking to a delegation of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industries in Peshawar on Tuesday, he said, businessmen play a vital role to create employment opportunities in any society. The President said the government is regularly holding meetingRead More…

Minister: (Opposition trying to promote horse trading in Senate elections: Shibli)

ISLAMABAD:Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that opposition parties are trying to promote horse trading by maintaining secret balloting in the Senate elections. Talking to a private television channel, he said the ruling party has tabled the amendment bill in the National Assembly and seeking guidance from apex court for holding Senate elections with open balloting. HeRead More…

Minister: (Govt to respect SC’s guidance on Senate’s open ballot issue: FM)

ISLAMABAD:Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the government will respect and follow the guidance which will be directed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in connection with the senate elections. In a statement the Foreign Minister said we have filed a petition in the court in this regards because we had two options, either to seek guidance or make amendment in the constitution for which we have no twoRead More…

CM: (Govt utilizing all resources for uplift of far-flung areas of Punjab: Buzdar)

ISLAMABAD:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that time has arrived to eliminate sense of deprivation prevailing in far-off areas of province. In a statement, he said the journey of progress has been taken towards neglected cities, which were deliberately ignored in past. He said that the former rulers preferred their personal liking and disliking rather than meeting the actual needs of province.Read More…

Politics: (PTI seeks early decision of foreign funding case to disclose facts: Farrukh)

ISLAMABAD:Parliamentary Leader for Railways Farrukh Habib has said his party desires that the foreign funding case be decided at the earliest so that the people could see the facts for themselves. Talking to media persons here on Tuesday, he said the PTI received funds through formal banking channels from overseas Pakistanis. He said his party has provided complete record of its forty thousand donors. He said tRead More…

NCOC: (Pakistan reports 1,008 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths in last 24 hours)

ISLAMABAD:Forty more people died of COVID-19 across the country over the last twenty-four hours, taking the total tally to 12,066. According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,008 new cases of coronavirus surfaced in the country after the tests of 31, 509. 512,943 people have so far recovered from the disease.Read More…

Typhoid prevention campaign in full swing in Islamabad, Punjab

Islamabad:The federal government’s typhoid conjugate vaccination campaign is in full swing to protect the people from typhoid, a lethal disease that has taken thousands of lives so far. According to the spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Health, vaccination campaign is underway in 12 districts of Punjab and Islamabad which will continue by February 15. During the campaign, 12.7 million children between theRead More…

PN: (Naval Chief, Portuguese envoy discuss maritime security)

ISLAMABAD:Ambassador of Portugal to Pakistan Paulo Neves Pocinho visited Naval Headquarters here on Tuesday. He held a meeting with the Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi. According to the spokesman of the Pakistan Navy, matters of bilateral cooperation and maritime security were discussed.Read More…

KP: (KP CM inaugurates Admin block, gymnasium of Bacha Khan Medical Complex, Mardan)

ISLAMABAD:Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Tuesday inaugurated the administration block and gymnasium of Bacha Khan Medical Complex in Mardan. The administration block has been built at a cost of fifty million rupees while the gymnasium at seventy million rupees. The Chief Minister inaugurated a safe city project, which has been completed at thirteen million rupees. He also launched the Sehat CRead More…