2011 May - Part 2

Archive for May, 2011

President Zardari strongly condemns the murder of Bureau Chief of the Asia Times Online

Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the murder of Syed Salim Shahzad, Bureau Chief of the Asia Times Online, and has order an inquiry into this unfortunate incident. Terming the brutal act of his murder as a great loss, the President said that the culprits would be brought to justice. The President also appreciated services of late Syed Salim Shahzad in journalism and has condoled with the bereaved family praying to the Almighty that may his soul rest […]

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Prime Minister Gilani terminates appointment of Mr. Nasir Ali khan Ambassador at Large

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has terminated the appointment of Mr. Nasir Ali Khan, Ambassador at Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as his services are no longer required by the Government. Mr. Nasir Ali Khan was appointed as Ambas…

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Prime Minister Gilani approves Issuance of Commemorative Postage Stamp

Islamabad: On the recommendations of the Ministry of Postal Services, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has approved the request of the President, institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan for issuance of a commemorative postage stamp on the eve of the Golden Jubilee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan on July, 1st 2011. For more information, contact: Haji Ahmed Malik Principal Information Officer Press Information Department (PID) Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324 Fax: +9251 925 […]

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Senior Minister of Commerce condoles over the brutal murder of Journalist

Islamabad: Senior Minister Commerce Makhdoom M Amin Fahim express serious concern on the sad and brutal killing of the senior journalist of Islamabad Mr. Saleem Shahzad. In a statement Makhdoom M Amin Fahim condemn the eve and paid tribute to the journalist for his professional excellence. He also condolence to the heirs of the deceased and emphasis on speedy investigation of the sad incident and arrest of the real culprits. For more information, contact: Haji Ahmed Malik Principal Information Officer […]

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Syed Aun Abbas selected as Chief Executive of Information and Communication Technology’s Research and Development Fund

Islamabad: The meeting of the Board of Directors of ICT’s R and D Fund chaired by the Prime Minister approved the appointment of Syed Aun Abbas as CEO ICT R and D. The selection was made out of four members panel by the Board after scrutiny / interview of 193 candidates by the Board’s Interview Committee. Syed Aun Abbas has a twenty three years overlapping experience in Industry and academia since Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering. He holds PhD and […]

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Prime Minister Gilani deeply grieved over Death of Senior Journalist

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the tragic death of senior journalist Mr. Saleem Shahzad who was abducted yesterday and his dead body was recovered from Mandi Bahauddin. The Prime Minister took strong note of the incident and ordered immediate inquiry into the kidnapping and murder of Saleem Shahzad. He assured that the culprits would be brought to book at every cost. The present government, he said, strongly believes in the […]

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Minister Directs Project Officials to ensure Actual Performance

Islamabad: Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions, Engineer Shaukatullah directed the projects officials to take measures for the real achievement of project objectives. This was stated by him in a meeting at his office on Wednesday, where he was briefed about the performance of the “Economic Revitalization of KP and FATA Project” The Federal Minister was given a detailed presentation by the project director, Mohammad Faheem, on the strategic objectives, intervention sectors and future planning of the project. He […]

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British Secretary of State calls on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that Pakistan greatly values its strategic relationship with the United Kingdom and looks forward to further strengthening it. The deep cooperation between both countries in diverse fields is a manifestation of the depth of bilateral relations. He said that both nations have mutuality of views on many regional and international issues. During meeting with the British delegation led by the Secretary of State for International Development, Mr. Andrew Michell at Prime […]

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British Secretary of State for International Development calls on President Zardari

Islamabad: Mr. Andrew Mitchell, British Secretary of State for International Development called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Aiwan-e-Sadr today. Senator Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Minister for Finance, Mr. M. Salman Faruqui, Secretary General to the President, Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Senator Syeda Sughra Imam, Ms Farahnaz Ispahani, MNA, Mr. Salman Bashir, Foreign Secretary, Mr. Abdul Wajid Rana, Secretary Economic Affairs Division and Spokesperson to the President Mr. Farhatullah Babar were also present during […]

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Industrial Worker’s Welfare, Government’s Top Priority: Wajahat Hussain

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Labour and Manpower, Ch. Wajahat Hussain has said that welfare of Industrial Workers is the top priority of our Government and every possible step will be taken to protect the rights of the workers, he said this while talking to a delegation of All Pakistan Worker’s Welfare Boards Employee Union, who called on Federal Minister. Delegation representing about 4500 employees of the board all over Pakistan, told the Federal Minister that Worker’s Welfare Fund was established […]

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Federal Minister for Labour and Manpower stresses Increase in Overseas Employment

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Labour and Manpower Ch. Wajahat Hussain has stressed the Directorate of Emigrants to increase the overseas employment opportunities for the Pakistani labour force. To reduce the unemployment in the country and to generate foreign exchange through creating more job opportunities for the Pakistani manpower is our priority, the minister vowed. He also directed the Secretary Labour and Manpower and Director Emigrant for the quick redressal of the complaints of the overseas job seeker and ordered to […]

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Official News Pakistan 2011-05-31 16:12:50

Delegations of Lawyers and Ulamas and Mashaikh calls on President Zardari Islamabad: Delegations of Lawyers and Ulamas and Mashaikh of the country today, separately, called on the President Asif Ali Zardari at Aiwan-e-Sadr to offer their condolences to the President over the death of his father. Later, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Zulqarnain Khan and Prime Minister AJK Sardar Atiq Ahmad Khan called on the President and condoled with him the death of his father. They offered fateha for […]

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