June 12, 2013 - AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for June 12th, 2013

Saudi government minimises number of visas for Umrah during coming Ramzan

June 12, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Karachi, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): As Saudi government has minimised the number of visas for Umrah during coming Ramadan the tour operators have sharply reacted over the grim situation. The tour operators gathered at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in an emergent meeting with Acting President FPCCI Rukhsana Jehangir in the […]

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Postings and transfers made by Caretaker Government be reversed: Supreme Court of Pakistan

June 12, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Today, a three member bench headed by Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and comprising on other two judges, namely, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Gulzar Ahmed announced the reserved judgment in Const. P. NO. 30 of 2013 (Khawaja Muhammad Asif […]

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Director General Sports Punjab distributes cheques to presidents Hockey Federation and Jujit-su Federation

June 12, 2013 | Government Institutions

Lahore, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Director General Sports Punjab Dr.Mohammed Salah Tahir distributed the announced cheques by Chief Minister Punjab , to the President Hockey Federation Asif Bajwa and President Jujit-su Federation Khalil Ahmed Khan . For more information, Contact: Sports Board Punjab National Hockey Stadium, Lahore Ph: (92-42) 99231993 Fax: (92-42) 99230664 Website: […]

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Under-16 Punjab Girls Badminton Team faces Final at Abbottabad – Inter-provincial Under-16 Girls Badminton Championship

June 12, 2013 | Government Institutions

Lahore, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Punjab team swayed Fata 3-0 to win the semi finals of the PSB Inter provincial U-16 girls badminton championship held at City Complex,Abbottabbad.In the first singles,Manaal of Punjab hit Saadia of Fata 21-12,21-10. Zenab of Punjab beat Sheeba of Fata scoring 21-16,21-15 in the second singles while in the doubles,Manaal […]

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In ongoing operation in Maidan /Bagh area Lt Colonel Sajid embraces shahadat in village Gulbai in Khyber Agency

Rawalpindi, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): In an ongoing Operation in Maidan / Bagh area, Lieutenant Colonel Sajid, embraced shahadat in village Gulbai in Khyber Agency today at 1200 hours due to IED explosion. According to details, terrorists had planted an IED in residential area, which exploded during clearance of the village. For more information, contact: […]

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Education is bedrock of any society and plays a pivotal role in nation building: Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

Rawalpindi, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that Education is the bedrock of any society and plays a pivotal role in nation building. He made these remarks while inaugurating a recently constructed Branch of Army Public School, Fort Road Rawalpindi. With a huge campus, the school has […]

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United States Agency for International Development assures to support power sector

Islamabad, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): A four member delegation of USAID lead by Jonathan M. Conly called on the Federal Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif here today and discussed various matters of mutual cooperation in power sector and technical assistance initiatives for power projects. The Minister while welcoming the delegation appreciated US […]

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Law Minister chairs meeting of Senior Officials of the Ministry

Islamabad, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Federal Law Minister, Zahid Hamid chaired the meeting of senior officials here at Ministry of Law and Justice. Senior officials briefed the Minister about the working of different wings of the Ministry. Speaking on the occasion, Law Minister said that in pursuance of the orders of the Prime Minister strict […]

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Prime Minister wishes good health for Nelson Mandela

Islamabad, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in his message of good wishes on behalf of the Government and the people of Pakistan for Mr. Nelson Mandela, Former President of the Republic of South Africa, prayed for his early recovery from his illness. The Prime Minister said that Pakistan greatly values the […]

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Representatives of BNP (Mengal) meet Prime Minister

Islamabad, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Dr. Sajid Tareen, Mr. Sana Baloch, Mr. Abdul Rauf Mengal and Mr. Essa Noori of Balochistan National Party (Mengal) met Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on behalf of the party President Sardar Akhtar Mengal at the Prime Minister’s Office this morning. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif urged the representatives of […]

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Parliamentary exchanges to further strenghthen bond between Pakistan and Turkey, says National Assembly Speaker

June 12, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mr. Babur Hizlan, Ambassador of Turkey called on Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Parliament House, this morning. Turkish Ambassador congratulated Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on his election as the Speaker of the National Assembly and smooth transfer of power in Pakistan. The Speaker thanked the Ambassador and asked him […]

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AKD Quotidian about — Weight gain for Pakistan in MSCI FM Index!

June 12, 2013 | Brokerage

Karachi, June 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): MSCI has confirmed that effective May’14, Qatar (16.8% weight in FM) and UAE (12.4% weight in FM) will be reclassified as Emerging Markets from Frontier Markets presently while Morocco will be classified as a Frontier Market in the Nov’13 semi-annual index review. According to AKD Securities considering the combined weight […]

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