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Second phase of Sindh local body’s polls to be held on 28th August

August 18, 2022 |

A special meeting was held at the Election Commission Secretariat regarding the peaceful conduct of the by-elections of NA-245 in Karachi and the second phase of local body’s elections in Sindh.According to Election of Commission of Pakistan, by-electi…

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Info Minister terms Imran’s tenure as dark chapter of Pakistan’s media history

August 18, 2022 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says media faced unprecedented gags during last regime of Imran Khan and now he is misleading the nation in the name media freedom.Talking to media in Islamabad on Thursday, she said journali…

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Imran Khan insulting intelligence of people through deceitful ways: PM

August 18, 2022 |

Prime Minster Shehbaz Sharif says PTI Chief Imran Khan is playing mind games and insulting intelligence of people through deceitful ways.Taking a jibe at Imran Khan in a tweet tonight, he said Imran Khan considers himself as holy and above reproach des…

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Planning Minister reviews progress of CPEC projects

August 17, 2022 |

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has reviewed progress of CPEC projects and preparation for next Joint Cooperation Committee meeting.The review was made in a high level meeting held in Islamabad.During the meeting, it was informed that…

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Imran imposed worst media gags during his tenure as PM: Marriyum

August 17, 2022 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says PTI Chairman Imran Khan cannot claim to be a protagonist of media freedom as he had imposed worst media gags during his tenure as Prime Minister.In a statement on Wednesday, she said Int…

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Nation pays tribute to sacrifices rendered by martyrs: PM

August 17, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday visited the house of Commander 12 Corps, Lt. Gen. Sarfaraz Ali Shaheed, who was martyred in the Lasbella helicopter accident.The Prime Minister offered Fateha for the Lt Gen Sarfaraz Ali Shaheed and expressed…

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Pakistan, Canada need to further deepen, bilateral cooperation in diverse fields: FM

August 17, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has underscored that Pakistan and Canada needed to further deepen and expand bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.He was talking to his Canadian counterpart Mélanie Joly through a video call in Islamabad on We…

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US Ambassador, Air Chief discuss bilateral, regional issues

August 16, 2022 |

US Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome called on Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu in Islamabad on Tuesday. During the meeting, matters of regional security situation, enhanced bilateral and defence co…

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Federal Cabinet rejects proposal to increase prices of 35 medicines

August 16, 2022 |

The Federal Cabinet has declined to increase prices of 35 medicines and directed that no raise will be made in medicines’ rates without its prior permission.The cabinet, which met in Islamabad on Tuesday with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in the chair,…

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US to provide $1mln grant for Pakistan to address natural disasters

August 14, 2022 |

The United States will provide one million dollars grant in support of Pakistan’s ability to address natural disasters.Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, this humanitarian assistance will support disaster management authorities in…

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Pakistan, China agree to enhance business and economic relations

August 14, 2022 |

Pakistan and China have agreed to enhance the business and economic relations and industrial cooperation for joint ventures.The consensus was reached at a meeting between the Board of Investment delegation led by Additional Secretary and the Chinese Co…

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Planning Minister directs NDMA, provinces to expedite flood relief assessment survey

August 14, 2022 |

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has directed National Disaster Management Authority and all the provinces to expedite the relief assessment survey in flood-affected areas particularly in Balochistan.He issued these directions while ch…

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