June 29, 2013 - AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for June 29th, 2013

Improvement in law and order situation, protection to lives and properties of public are my top priorities: Inspector General of Police Punjab

June 29, 2013 | Government Institutions

Lahore, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The improvement in the law and order situation, protection to the lives and properties of the public, timely justice, and fight against crimes and terrorism are my top priorities. A comprehensive strategy will be put into practice to accomplish these priorities. In order to eliminate terrorism from the province, close […]

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Speech by Chief of Army Staff Gen Kayani at passing out parade at Sri Lankan Military Academy

Rawalpindi, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander Sri Lanka Army, Brigadier Indunil Ranasinghe, Commandant Sri Lanka Military Academy, Faculty Members and Instructional Staff, Parents and Families of Officer Cadets, Ladies and Gentlemen! Assalam – o – Alaikum, Good Morning and Ayubown It is a matter of honour and privilege for me to have […]

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President accords assent to the Finance Bill 2013

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari today, on the advice of the Prime Minister, assented to the Finance Bill 2013 to give effect to the financial proposals of the Federal Government for the financial year beginning on the first day of July, 2013 and to amend certain laws. The Finance Bill was […]

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President Zardari says Pakistan is a staunch supporter of peace and stability in Afghanistan

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari has said that Pakistan is a staunch supporter of peace and stability in Afghanistan and it would continue to support every effort aimed at restoring sustainable and long-term peace to the war-torn country. This he said during his meeting with the British Prime Minister Mr. David […]

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Interior minister forms committee on Dr Aafia siddiqui’s case, issues other important directives

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has formed a committee on Dr. Aafia Siddiqui’s case which will present its recommendations to the Cabinet to facilitate her repatriation to Pakistan. The Minister has also directed that Interior Ministry’s Task Force on Missing Persons should be formed […]

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British High Commissioner calls on Interior Minister

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The British High Commissioner, Mr. Adam M. Thomson called on the Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here Saturday. They discussed matters of mutual interest including Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to Pakistan and welfare of Pakistanis living in the UK. The High Commissioner thanked […]

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Government wants development, good governance and peace in Gilgit- Baltistan: Minister

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said the Federal Government wants to ensure development, good governance and peace in Gilgit-Baltistan. He was talking to the newly appointed Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan, Mr. Younus Dhagha who made a courtesy call on him here today. He asked the […]

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Prime Minister for Promotion of Peace and Prosperity through Policy of Friendship with India

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that his party has been pursuing a policy of friendship and cooperation with India during its previous stints in power and the same policy of amity will be followed to promote peace and prosperity in the region. The Prime Minister expressed these views […]

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Balochistan Government free to take its decisions: Minister

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Baluchistan Government has the free hand to take decision in the matters relating to the natural resources of the Province, the Federal Government and the Ministry of Petroleum will provide support and facilitation to the Provincial Government. […]

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Chinese Ambassador calls on Prime Minister

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of China, H. E. Sun Weidong called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s House this morning. The Prime Minister welcomed H. E. Mr. Sun Weidong on his appointment as Ambassador of the Peoples’ Republic of China to Pakistan. While talking to the Ambassador, the Prime […]

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Chief Justice of Pakistan takes Notice of Multibillion scam in Employees Old Age Benefit Institute

June 29, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Hcjp takes notice of the multibillion scam in the employees old age benefit institute (EOBI) and issue notices to attorney general for pakistan, secretary, ministry of human resource development, dg, fia, chairman, eobi and mr. Zafar iqbal gondal, former chairman, eobi to appear before court on 01.07.2013 The Hon’ble Chief […]

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Pakistan and Nepal can achieve quantum leap in bilateral trade: Shamim A. Firpo

June 29, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Karachi, June 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): “Pakistan and Nepal can achieve quantum leap in bilateral trade while enhancing trade in agricultural commodities. Agriculture has special potential for expansion of bilateral trade; Nepal and Pakistan can explore products of comparative advantage favoured by specific climatic zones in both countries. The direct air link between Nepal and Pakistan, […]

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