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Archive for April 21st, 2012

Federal Minister for Professional and Technical Training expresses grief over plane crash

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Professional and Technical Training Mia’n Riaz Hussain Pirzada expressed his deepest sorrows and grief over the plane crash. The Minister also prayed for the departed souls. 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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President and Prime Minister of People’s Republic of China have sent condolence messages

[ 0 ] April 21, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: President Hu Jintao, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi of the People’s Republic of China have sent condolence messages to the President, the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister of Pakistan over the tragic air crash in Islamabad. In their messages the Chinese dignitaries have expressed shock and grief on their […]

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Pakistan in a Changing Regional and Global Environment. Transcript of a speech made by HE Hina Rabbani Khar

[ 0 ] April 21, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: Ladies and gentlemen. Many thanks to Chatham House for giving us this opportunity to speak with you. Time is short, so let me get to the point. Whatever direction we look in, there’s little doubt that the world is changing rapidly. Many of the changes we’re seeing take place have evolved over many, many […]

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Chief of Naval Staff reviews your passing out parade

Kakul: Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila was the Chief Guest on Passing Out Parade ceremony of 125th PMA Long Course and Integrated Course-44 at PMA Kakul, today. “It is indeed a matter of immense pleasure and great privilege for me to review your passing out parade. I congratulate you on this […]

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Governor, Chief Minister inaugurate Mehran Highway

[ 0 ] April 21, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: The Phase-I of the Mehran Highway, being an alternative motor route for the Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) and Landhi and Bin Qasim Industrial areas along with the National Highway, was inaugurated on Friday jointly by Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, here at a ceremony. […]

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President calls Defence Minister

Karachi: President Asif Ali Zardari called Defence Minister to inquire about the progress in extending facilitation to the affected families of plane crash tragedy. Expressing grief, the President directed the Defence Minister that a comprehensive inquiry be held at the earliest so as to find reasons that led to such a tragic incident and to […]

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Ambassador Masood Khan called on Prime Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Ambassador to China. Mr. Masood Khan called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at PM’s House here this morning and briefed the Prime Minister about Pak-China economic cooperation, especially following his recent visit to China in connection with Boao Conference where he had useful meetings with China’s Executive Vice Premier, Li Keqiang, […]

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57th anniversary commemoration of the Asia – Africa Conference

Islamabad: Pakistan stall with its henna tattoo and traditional glass bangle attractions remained in focus of visitors at the cultural festival being held here from 21-22 April to commemorate the 57th anniversary of the Asia-Africa conference. The event is being organized by the Asian-African conference Museum, Bandung with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, […]

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Acting Chief Election Commissioner Review polls arrangements

[ 0 ] April 21, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: The Honourable Acting Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan today visited Multan to review the arrangements for conduct of bye-election in the Constituency No. PP-194 Multan-I. He visited some polling stations of the constituency and held meeting with the contesting candidates and heard their concerns about the arrangements regarding bye-election. […]

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Asif Ali Zardari directs all possible assistance to the families of Bhoja Air crash victims

[ 0 ] April 21, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: Mr. Asif Ali Zardari, President of Pakistan, directed PIA to provide all possible assistance to the families of Bhoja Air crash victims and bring back the Coffins of the deceased to Karachi, free of charge. PIA Spokesman said here on Saturday. PIA immediately made arrangements and Managing Director PIA, Air Chief Marshall ( R […]

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Pakistan, China vow to build on trade, investment momentum

[ 0 ] April 21, 2012 | Government Institutions

Washington: Pakistan and China pledged here on Saturday to further bolster their trade and investment ties, with Islamabad’s Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and his Chinese counterpart Xie Xuren reaffirming close economic cooperation in a bilateral meeting at the World Bank. ”Pakistan-China friendship has stood the test of time—we reaffirmed our mutual desire to […]

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Closure of Stadium Flyover ramps

[ 0 ] April 21, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: The Technical Services Department of KMC was performing improvement work of up and down ramp of National Stadium Flyover from Sunday 22nd April. During the improvement work both the ramps will be closed for vehicular traffic for four to five days from Sunday. Citizens were requested to use alternate ways around the stadium flyover […]

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