April 14, 2012 - AsiaNet-Pakistan

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Reception for Pakistani cadet who wins Sword of Honour at Sandhurst

Islamabad: A reception was held at Pakistan High Commission, London yesterday in honour of an Officer Cadet Muhammad Talha Zahid from Pakistan Army who won the Sword of Honour for overseas cadets at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst during 2011-12. The Officer Cdet was successfully commissioned on 13 April 2012 with excellence and unique pride. He […]

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Construction work for Zulfikarabad Tankers Terminal inaugurated

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan has said that oil tankers terminal in Zulfiqarabad was a very important project and now its foundation stone was laid after removing the obstacles in its construction. Oil tankers parked in different areas of Karachi including Shirin Jinnah Colony would be shifted here and this relocation work […]

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Inspector General of Police Punjab for eliminating crimes

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Elimination of crimes, culmination of religious extremism, sectarianism and specially control of kidnapping for ransom incidents are the top priorities of the Punjab Police and this is why there are only two cases of kidnapping for ransom that are lying pending in Punjab. This was stated by Inspector General of Police, Punjab, Muhammad Habib-ur-Rehman while […]

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Pakistan U-22 National Football has left for Thailand

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Lahore: The U-23 National Football team has left for Bangkok through flight TG 346 from Lahore today in order to prepare for the upcoming AFC U-22 qualifiers According to the press release issued here by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), eighteen players and five officials has left for Bangkok on a training tour during which they […]

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Sharmila Faruqui Inaugurates Italian Food Festival

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Media, Sharmila Faruqui , inaugurated an Italian Food festival at a local Hotel here on Friday evening. This food festival was being organized under the programme ” Journey through Europe and will continue for two weeks- from Friday to Sunday. Talking to media persons, Sharmila Faruqui, praised the […]

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Hardware Merchants Association delegation visits Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: A delegation from the Pakistan Hardware Merchants Association visited the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Head Office on Saturday, April 14, 2012 and held a meeting with Sheikh Shakil Ahmed Dhingra, Acting President FPCCI to discuss matters of mutual interest; in particular, the harassment of hardware merchants by FBR officials […]

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Contractionary Monetary Policy Is Anti-Investment and Anti-Trade

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed Dhingra, Acting President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has lamented State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for maintaining mark up rate at 12 percent in the recently announced monetary policy and said that it is against the expectation of trade and industry, who have been clamouring for […]

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Karachi Port Trust rescues grounded Taiwan Vessel

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: Taiwan flag container ship YM North loaded with 1740 containers which ran aground near Karachi Port was rescued by KPT. Four tugs of KPT participated in the rescue operation. The Chairman KPT Muhammad Aslam Hayat closely monitored the rescue operation. General Manager Operations Rear Admiral Azhar Hayat, Deputy Conservator Captain Shoukat Ali, Harbour Master […]

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Civil Aviation Authority conducts full scale Airport Emergency

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: 1. Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority conducted a full scale Airport Emergency Exercise today at Jinnah Int’l Airport, Karachi. 2. This exercise is conducted after every two years at all airports being a mandatory requirement of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). 3. The purpose of this exercise is primarily to practice standard operating procedure (SOPs) […]

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Call to control unfair means during examinations

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Government Institutions

Larkana: In order to control unfair means during the examinations of SSC Part I and II conducted by BISE Larkana, the Commissioner Larkana Division Syed Asif Hyder Shah has constituted Joint Teams of Assistant Commissioners / Mukhtiarkars and ASPs/ DSPs /SHOs at 21 Talukas of Larkana Division for proper co-ordination and concerted efforts. The Commissioner […]

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Indian government decision for opening up foreign direct investment window for Pakistan hailed

[ 0 ] April 14, 2012 | Chambers of Commerce

Islamabad: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) welcomes resumption of Pak-India economic relations as Indian government has taken decision in-principle to allow foreign direct investment from Pakistan. Yassar Sakhi Butt, President, ICCI chairing a meeting, welcomed the decision of Indian counterparts to open foreign direct investment gateway for Pakistan and termed it a highly […]

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Zardari asks detractors of the Party to have patience

Islamabad: Co-Chairman PPP President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the detractors of the Party to have patience and wait till the next elections and trust the wisdom of the people in choosing their government. He said the PPP with so many achievements to its credit is confident that it will triumph yet again in the […]

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