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Archive for August 26th, 2020

Govt committed to facilitate exporters: Imran Khan

August 26, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan says government is committed to extend all possible facilities to the exporters to enhance country’s exports both in goods as well as services. He was talking to a delegation of leading exporters from various sectors in Islamabad today (Wednesday). Acknowledging the critical role of exports in national economy including job creation […]

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Govt determined to provide cheap electricity to industries in KP: Labour Minister

August 26, 2020 |

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Law Minister Sultan Muhammad Khan says the floor of the house is the most effective forum for resolving the grievances of public representatives about developmental projects. Responding to a call attention notice in Provincial Assembly in Peshawar, he said the solarization of Masajid in all districts will be completed in consultation with […]

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Federal govt assures full support to private sector for new hydro-power projects

August 26, 2020 |

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Power Division Shahzad Qasim has assured full support of the federal government for new hydropower projects in the country with involvement of private sector. Speaking at 1st International virtual conference on Pakistan’s hydropower sector, he said that more such events should be held for finding viable solutions to resolve […]

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CM Balochistan, MPAs discuss political and constitutional affairs

August 26, 2020 |

A delegation of Provincial Ministers and Members Balochistan Assembly called on the Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan in Quetta. During the meeting, they discussed a variety of issues including legislation on important matters, political and constitutional affairs of the province. The participants of the meeting expressed satisfaction over making legislation on various important provincial matters. […]

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Relief, rescue efforts continue to help flood victims in Karachi

August 26, 2020 |

Relief and rescue efforts continue to help flood victims in various parts of Karachi. According to the ISPR, the Army Engineers boats are employed in various areas to shift the stranded people to safer places. Cooked meal is being provided to affected population struck due to heavy rains. More than two hundred families are marooned […]

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Rescue operations continue after heavy rain in Karachi

August 26, 2020 |

In Karachi, many areas and roads inundated in the wake of devastating rains in the city have been de-watered by the authorities in cooperation with Pak Army, Rangers, Pak Navy and other civic and rescue agencies. Rain water has been drained out from various localities in the city and traffic on almost all the roads […]

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38 houses damaged due to flash floods, heavy rainfall in Chitral

August 26, 2020 |

The flash floods after heavy rainfall have damaged 38 houses in Chitral. According to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the relief operation is underway to rescue people stuck in the flood affected areas. The PDMA has also provided relief equipment to the district administration of Chitral. The district administration has cleared and opened […]

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Sindh CM visits to rain affected areas in Karachi

August 26, 2020 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed commissioner Karachi to take steps on war footing basis to evacuate people stranded in water due to overflowing of Malir river and Sikhan nullah after heavy rains in Karachi. During his visit to rain affected Marvi Goth and other affected areas in the city on Wednesday, […]

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Work to clear nullas, river beds in Karachi will start next month: Asad Umar

August 26, 2020 |

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said that work on project for clearing nullas and river beds in Karachi would start next month. In his tweet, the Minister said that the city drowned every time it rained heavily so it has become vital to implement the plan on priority. Asad Umar said after […]

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Punjab CM approves construction of 10 new ‘Panagahs’ in Lahore

August 26, 2020 |

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has approved construction of ten new “Panagahs”(Shelter Homes) in Lahore for homeless people sleeping on the streets. He accorded this approval in Lahore on Wednesday while chairing a meeting to review the measures to further improve facilities for helpless class in Panagahs. He also gave in principle approval to set […]

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India creates war-like situation at LoC to hide HR violations in IIOJK: Masood

August 26, 2020 |

Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has said that Pakistan has categorically expressed its firm resolve to settle the Kashmir issue in line with UNSC resolutions and wishes of Kashmiris. Talking to a delegation of Journalists in district Bagh on Wednesday, he said India has created a war like situation at Line of […]

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Empowering weak segments of society top priority of govt: PM

August 26, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that it is the foremost duty and top priority of the government to enable the weak and poverty-stricken segments of society to meet their basic requirements. Presiding over a meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said that government is striving to ensure subsidy system function more effectively, transparently and […]

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