June 1, 2013 - AsiaNet-Pakistan

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Election Commission of Pakistan revises Schedule to fill nine vacant seats reserved for women in National Assembly of Pakistan

June 1, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Election Commission of Pakistan has revised the Schedule to fill nine vacant seats reserved for women in the National Assembly of Pakistan due to exhaustion of the list earlier provided by the PML (N): PROGRAMME Sl. No. EVENTS DATE 1 2 3 (a) Dates for Scrutiny of nomination papers […]

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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Administrator directs Project Director Mehmood A. Haroon Bridge to expedite development work

June 1, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi has directed the Project Director of Mehmood A. Haroon Bridge near Jinnah Terminal on Sharea Faisal to expedite development works of roads and u turns beneath the bridge. On a visit to the bridge which was recently inaugurated by Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul- […]

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Prime Minister Khoso felicitates Chief Ministers Pervez Khattak, Syed Qaim Ali Shah

Islamabad, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Justice ® Mir Hazar Khan Khoso telephoned Chief Minister of KPK Mr. Pervez Khattak and Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah this evening and felicitated them on their election and assuming the office of Chief Minister. For more information, contact: Haji Ahmed Malik Principal Information Officer Press […]

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President Zardari felicitates Pervez Khattak

Islamabad, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari telephoned Mr. Pervez Khattak Saturday afternoon and felicitated him on taking oath as Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the President wished Pervez Khattak well in the discharge of his responsibilities as CM adding also that the Presidency will extend him […]

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Prime minister directs Qazi Mustafa Kamal to continue working as Managing Director Pakistan Television Corporation till further orders

Islamabad, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Justice ® Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has suspended the notification of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting dated May 31st 2013 withdrawing the appointment of Mr. Qazi Mustafa Kamal as acting Managing Director PTV. The order has been issued in pursuance of Supreme Court Orders dated 22nd May, 2013, […]

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Budget 2013-14: Finance Ministry clarifies News reports

Islamabad, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Commenting on the budgetary estimates for revenue and expenditures, including power subsidy figures, for the upcoming budget 2013-14 appearing in various newspapers of 1st June 2013, a spokesman for the Finance Ministry clarified that the figures and financial analyses mentioned therein were entirely speculative and all estimates of budget were […]

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United States and Pakistan discuss Security, Strategic Stability, and Non-Proliferation issues

June 1, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Zamir Akram, co-Chaired the 5th round of the US-Pakistan Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS and NP) Working Group in Washington […]

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Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry give compliments to Nawaz Sharif for victory in General Elections

June 1, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Karachi, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) presents best compliments to the President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for victory in the General Elections 2013 and winning the majority of seats to form Government in the Federal and who will likely assume the responsibility of the […]

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Union of Small and Medium Enterprises Units Planning to shift to Punjab

June 1, 2013 | Misc.

Karachi, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has approached the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) for help and made a study for investments in Lahore, Gujranwalla and Sialkot regions for SMEs of Karachi who are unable to carry on their business satisfactorily due to poor law and […]

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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for strong Academia-Industry Linkages to Improve Economy

June 1, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Islamabad, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Industrial revolution in the West was the result of close collaboration between universities and industries and Pakistan can also achieve better economic progress by developing strong academia-industry linkages. This was observed by Mr. Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry while exchanging views with Dr. Safdar A. Butt, […]

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Man found dead in Kupwara

June 1, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, a 26-year-old man was found dead in Kupwara district, today. Farooq Ahmad Shabangi was found hanging from a tree in the forests in Kalamabad area of the district, police said. Shabangi had left home this morning along with his horse and later his body was found hanging […]

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Gilani condemns harassment of Palhallan inhabitants

June 1, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, June 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has condemned the harassment of inhabitants of Palhallan in Pattan area of Baramulla by Indian troops and police personnel. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said the people of Palhallan were being subjected to political vengeance. He […]

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