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Incumbent govt initiates equal dev. projects for backward areas of province: CM Punjab

September 18, 2020 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the incumbent government has initiated equal development projects for the backward areas of the province. Addressing the tribal elders and notables at Faazla Kuchh in Dera Ghazi Khan today (Friday), he said that construction of small water reservoirs has been started in Dera Ghazi Khan to […]

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3000 km roads’ construction being completed in Balochistan: Kamal

September 17, 2020 |

Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal has said commercial and business activities will thrive in the region after the western route of CPEC connecting Gwadar via Zhob and Chaman is completed within the next few years Talking to newsmen in Qilla Saifullah, he said construction of three thousand kilometers of roads is being completed across the […]

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India issues 1.2mln domiciles to non-Kashmiris in IIOJK: AJK PM

September 16, 2020 |

Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has said that Indian fascist regime has so far issued 1.2 million domiciles to non-Kashmiris in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir to bring demographic change in occupied territory. Addressing a news conference in Mirpur on Wednesday, he said Indian brutal forces are killing innocent Kashmiris […]

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KP Govt notifies opening of wedding halls across province from Tuesday

September 15, 2020 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has formally notified opening of wedding halls across the province from Tuesday. According to the notification, coronavirus tests of all the staff members have been set mandatory by the government. The government has directed the hall-administrations to operate fifty percent less than actual space for the guests. The wedding hall-owners have also […]

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NAB committed to eliminate corruption: Chairman

September 15, 2020 |

Chairman NAB Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal says National Accountability Bureau is committed to ensure the country’s development and eradication of corruption. Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Tuesday, he stressed the need for self-accountability to eliminate the menace of corruption from the society. The Chairman NAB said corruption is the biggest obstacle in the way […]

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PM, Punjab Governor, CM discuss overall situation in province

September 15, 2020 |

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar and Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar met with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Lahore on Tuesday evening. During the meeting, overall situation in the province was discussed. The Chief Minister briefed the Prime Minister about several issues.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Three killed in road accident near Ghotki

September 14, 2020 |

At least three people were killed and four others injured when an overspeeding car collided head on with a trailer near Ghotki on Monday. The bodies and injured persons have been shifted to Civil Hospital Ghotki.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Bundal Island project to create job opportunities: President

September 14, 2020 |

A meeting chaired by President Dr. Arif Alvi at Governor House in Karachi discussed the projects of Ravi City and Bundal Island. During the meeting, the investors expressed their full satisfaction on the steps taken for construction sector by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Addressing the meeting, the President said the Ravi City and Bundal Island […]

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Mega water supply, sewerage projects finalized for Sialkot: Usman Dar

September 14, 2020 |

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar has said that mega water supply and sewerage projects have been finalized for the city of Sialkot. He expressed these views during a meeting held to review development projects in the city under Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Program in collaboration with the Punjab government […]

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All resources being utilized for progress, prosperity of province: Kamal

September 14, 2020 |

Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has said that all resources are being utilized for the progress and prosperity of the province. Talking to newsmen in Quetta today, he said with the cooperation of federal government work is underway on a mega development project of 150 billion rupees for the development of  southern and northern […]

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Hainan free trade port sets benchmark for China’s opening up

September 14, 2020 |

HAIKOU, China, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The construction of the Hainan free trade port has picked up steam since Chinese authorities drew up a plan for it three months ago, demonstrating China’s commitment to opening up amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With supporting policy packages, Hainan is becoming a popular destination for foreign investment and […]

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Pakistan Railways generates around Rs 10 bln revenue through special initiatives

September 13, 2020 |

Pakistan Railways has generated around ten billion rupees revenue through special initiatives and projects launched by the incumbent government. An official in the Ministry of Railways told APP that the additional revenue has helped in absorption of six billion rupees additional bill in respect of increasing cost of the fuel as well as pay and […]

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