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Higher Education Commission Confers Distinguished National Professor Award on Four Scholars

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has conferred Distinguished National Professor Award on four academicians for their outstanding performance. The Award is presented to those academicians who have shown exceptional performance in their respective fields, have set benchmark for others and played a vital role in raising the standard of research as well as academic […]

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Message of Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Book Day

Islamabad: I am pleased to announce the celebration of April 22 each year as the National Book Day. The purpose of dedicating a day in this respect is aimed at highlighting the importance of book reading and encouraging the citizens of Pakistan to spare some time for turning to books. Books are not only repository […]

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National Book Day Message of the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Islamabad: I wish to compliment the Prime Minister and the government for declaring April 22 every year as the National Book Day. This decision will, no doubt, inculcate and promote the habit of book reading among the people. Books have been described by Charles Eliot as “the quietest, the most constant of friends” and the […]

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Private sector’s role vital to realizing Pakistan-US relations potential: Hafeez Shaikh

Islamabad: Emphasizing the importance of private sector’s role towards full realization of Pakistan-U.S. relations potential, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has asked the American entrepreneurs to benefit from tremendous investment opportunities in Pakistan, says a press release received from Washington here today. Speaking to members of U.S.-Pakistan Business Council at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Higher education very much needed in Pakistan

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: The higher education is very much needed in the country, said Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan on Saturday, he made the remarks during a visit to Nazeer Hussain University here along with Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. Dr Ebad further said that the setting up of Nazeer Hussain University was a […]

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Pakistan women empowerment initiatives sending positive signals: United Nations

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: United Nations has decided to support all the initiatives aimed at empowering women which will help reduce poverty in Pakistan, a senior official said Sunday. Speaking to women entrepreneurs, Ms Inez Wijngaarde, Senior Industrial Development Officer, UNIDO Head Quarters, Vienna lauded the initiatives of at Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) saying […]

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Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Platform to Strengthen Bi-Lateral Economic Ties

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: Muhammad Zubair Motiwala, Chairman Sindh board of Investment and president PAJCCI said that the formation of Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) is a breath of fresh air for both the countries. Despite existing political upheavals and sensitive socio-cultural issues, the push for economic collaboration from business community across the border has […]

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The first-ever Lahore Shopping Festival 2012 begins

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Lahore: The first-ever Lahore Shopping Festival 2012 was heralded with a dazzling opening ceremony here at Lahore Polo Club in the presence of hundreds of participants who had flocked here to be part of this historic event. The festivities of the Lahore Shopping Festival were jointly declared open by the Chief Guest Speaker Punjab Assembly […]

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Bye-election polls arrangements reviewed

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: The Honourable Acting Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan today visited Dera Ghazi Khan to review the arrangements for conduct of bye-election in the Constituencies PP-243 D. G. Khan-IV and PP-245 D. G. Khan-VI. His lordship visited some polling station of PP-243 D. G. Khan-IV and held meeting with the […]

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Stay in Revenue Matters Can Not Go beyond Six Months – Chief Justice of Pakistan

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: The Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, while addressing the concluding session of the International Judicial Conference, held a few days ago, said that “To streamline the expeditious disposal of cases pertaining to assessment or collection of public revenues, it is desirable that sufficient courts are established.” The Honourable CJP […]

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Check-posts to counter arms smuggling: Governor

[ 0 ] April 22, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi: The Government is fully committed to control and improve the law and order situation in the province. This was stated by Sindh Governor, Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan, here on Friday. He was talking to group of visitors from the Command and Staff College Quetta at the Governor House here. Dr Ebad said that […]

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