PDMA issues flood alert in naullahs of Peshawar, Mardan

Provincial Disaster Management Authority issued flood alert in Kalpani Nullah Mardan and Budani Naullah Peshawar due to heavy rains.

It said that heavy rains downpour may trigger landslides in vulnerable areas of upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Deputy Commissioners of all districts and all departments concerned have been advised to remain alert and take all precautionary measures in order to avoid human loss and damages of property.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Balochistan: Two died in road accident in Loralai

In Balochistan, two persons have been died and two others injured in a head-on collision between a wagon and bus at Sherjan Kadi in Loralai district

The bus was bound from Lahore to Quetta. The injured have been shifted to Loralai Teaching Hospital for treatment.

Source: Radio Pakistan

AJK President calls upon UNSC to help stop killing of civilians in IIOJK

AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has called upon the United Nations Security Council, its Human Rights Council, and International Committee of the Red Cross to help stop the killing of defenceless civilians in the name of terrorism in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Condemning the recent incidents of extrajudicial killings of Kashmiri youths in Kulgam, Pulwama, Bandipora, and other areas of IIOJK by the Indian occupation forces, the President said the killing of youths by the Indian Army in fake encounters across the occupied territory is a matter of great concern to us.

He said thousands of people in IIOJK have been killed by Indian forces in custody, extrajudicial executions, and enforced disappearances and these human rights violations are committed with absolute impunity.

Sardar Masood Khan said there have been instances where Indian soldiers have used their own agents to stage an attack on a military installation or army patrolling party to justify a false flag operation to target the Kashmiri youth.

The President said, 900,000 Indian troops had besieged the defenceless Kashmiris for the last two years in general and the last thirty years in particular and they had let loose the worst oppression against them.

Source: Radio Pakistan

CM Balochistan seeks PM help for rederssal of electricity crises in Makran Division

Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan for resolving the current electricity crisis of Makran division.

In the letter, he requested the Prime Minister to direct Power Division to take up the case with Iranian authorities.

He said the division was energized by Quetta Electric Supply Company through an rrangement with Iran.

He added as per agreement, Iran was supplying 100 megawatts of electricity through 132 KV transmission line, which was sufficient for the population of the area, currently connected with the distribution system.

He said the estimated total demand of electric power of the division was around 150 megawatts.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Buzdar visits mausoleum of Mir Chakar Azam Rind to review restoration work

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar visited the mausoleum of Mir Chakar Azam Rind at Satghara near Okara to review the restoration work.

He laid a floral wreath over the grave and offered Fateha for the departed soul.

Talking on this occasion, the CM said the Punjab government had restored the grandeur of the mausoleum of Mir Chakar Azam Rind and this step was a strong message of brotherhood and affinity to the Bloch people.

He said that the Punjab government had promoted provincial harmony while giving a message of brotherhood to the people of Balochistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PM performed balloting of LDA City Apartments in Islamabad

Prime Minister Imran Khan performed the balloting of LDA City Apartments in Islamabad on Thursday.

The LDA City Apartments is a joint venture of Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NAPHDA) and Lahore Development Authority (LDA), under which four thousand flats are being constructed.

Two thousand flats will be given to those registered with Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority while the remaining two thousand flats to the ones registered with the LDA.

For each apartment, the government will provide a subsidy of three hundred thousand rupees.

The total price of each apartment is 4.7 million rupees. The applicant will merely pay ten percent as a down payment whilst the remaining amount will be paid through easy instalments to the banks in a period between five to twenty years.

The process of paying instalments will begin after the apartment is handed over to the applicant.

Source: Radio Pakistan

KP CM for timely completion of developmental projects in tribal districts

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan says solution of problems faced by the tribals and removing their sense of deprivation is among the top priorities of the present government.

Presiding over a meeting of the Task Force of merged districts in Peshawar on Thursday, he said special focus should be given over the provision of quality healthcare, education and clean drinking water in these areas.

Mahmood Khan directed for timely completion of all ongoing developmental projects in tribal districts.

The meeting also reviewed the law and order situation, administrative matters and merger affairs of tribal districts.

Source: Radio Pakistan