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PM vows to overcome prevailing economic situation

June 21, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed hope that government will overcome the current economic situation and public will be provided relief.In a video message after the cabinet meeting in Islamabad today [Tuesday], he said due to imprudent economi…

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Planning Minister reaffirms commitment to turn around national economy

June 21, 2022 |

Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal has reiterated government’s resolve to turn around economy of the country and provide relief to the poor segment of society.Briefing the media persons about the decisions taken in the Federal Cabinet meeting along with Pri…

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Pakistan Comes Closer to Exiting Terror Funding Monitor’s ‘Gray List’

June 20, 2022 |

A global agency combating illicit financing said Friday that Pakistan had “substantially completed” internationally agreed upon action plans to address their deficiencies to counter money laundering and funding to terrorist groups.The Paris-based Finan…

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‘Over Rs100b allocated in federal budget for construction of dams’

June 20, 2022 |

Minister for Water Resources Syed Khursheed Ahmad Shah says the government has allocated 105 billion rupees in the federal budget 2022-23 for the construction of dams.Talking to PTV news, he said the government has expedited the construction work on Da…

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Pakistan one step away from exiting FATF grey list: Khar

June 20, 2022 |

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar has said Pakistan is just one step away from exiting the grey list of FATF after successful completion of its Action Plans.Addressing a news conference in Islamabad after leading Pakistan’s delega…

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Govt launches Rs7b fund to support innovation in various sectors

June 20, 2022 |

The government has launched a seven billion rupees fund to support innovation in various sectors.This was stated by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal during a meeting with a delegation of Centre of Excellence Molecular Biology of Punjab…

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Hundreds of Millions of People Affected by Drought, Desertification

June 20, 2022 |

In marking the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the United Nations is calling for better land management and regreening initiatives to tackle the twin disasters.Europe is struggling with an unusually early and intense heat wave, which h…

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Interior Ministry decides to start crackdown against vehicles having tinted glasses

June 20, 2022 |

Interior Ministry has decided to start crackdown against vehicles having tinted glasses.It has been revealed that some elements use name of Ministry of Interior and use illegally tinted glasses and also run websites.In a statement issued by the Ministr…

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Interior Ministry decides to start crackdown against vehicles having tinted glasses

June 20, 2022 |

Interior Ministry has decided to start crackdown against vehicles having tinted glasses.It has been revealed that some elements use name of Ministry of Interior and use illegally tinted glasses and also run websites.In a statement issued by the Ministr…

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Pakistan, China sign MoU to boost agricultural cooperation

June 20, 2022 |

Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and China’s Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote agricultural cooperation between the two countries.The MoU was signed by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Chi…

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Pakistan, Canada agree to enhance bilateral cooperation in diverse fields

June 20, 2022 |

Pakistan and Canada have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.The understanding was reached at a meeting between Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Canada Zaheer Janjua and Canadian Member of Parliament Salma Zahid in the Canadian cap…

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Climate change, environment conservation need public awareness: Sherry

June 20, 2022 |

Climate change, environment conservation need public awareness: SherryMinister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman says climate change and environment conservation require public awareness and community engagement.She was addressing the inaugural …

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