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Prime Minister telephones Altaf Hussain and thank him for his decision not to participate in long march of January 14

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf telephoned MQM Chief Mr. Altaf Hussain and thanked him for his decision not to participate in the long march of January 14, announced by Dr. Tahirul Qadri, Chairman, Tehrik Minhaj-ul-Quran.…

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President felicitates president-elect South Korea on her election

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari has felicitated President-elect Ms. Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea on her victory in the Presidential elections.

In his congratulatory message, the President said that her success in the election …

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President felicitates United States President on assumption of Office

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT):President Asif Ali Zardari has felicitated US President Barack H. Obama on assumption of office of the President for the second term.

In his congratulatory message, the President said that his re-election testifies the support and …

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Prime Minister takes notice of increase in wheat flour price

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has taken notice of the reports in the media on shortage of wheat flour and increase in its price in the country.

The Prime Minister reaffirmed that there are surplus …

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Kuwait to lift restrictions on visas to Pakistani workers

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mr. Nawaf Abdul-Aziz Al-Enezi, Ambassador of Kuwait, called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf at the Prime Minister’s House today and informed him that the Kingdom of Kuwait is considering to lift restrictions on issuance …

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Prime Minister telephones Nawaz Sharif, condoles Abbas Sharif’s death

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf telephones Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, President Pakistan Muslim League (N) and expressed his shock on learning about the death of his younger brother, Mr. Abbas Sharif.

The Prime Minister said …

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President condoles demise of Abbas Sharif

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of Mr. Abbas Sharif, younger brother of PML(N) Chief Mr. Nawaz Sharif, who passed away today due to electrocution.

In his condolence …

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President appoints Muhammad Falak Sher Farooqa as judge accountability court-II Lahore

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari, today, on the advice of the Prime Minister has approved the appointment of Mr. Muhammad Falak Sher Farooqa, D and SJ/OSD, Session Court Lahore to the post of Judge, Accountability Court-II …

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Ruet-e-Hilal Committees to meet on Jan 12

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): The meeting of Zonal and District Ruet-e-Hilal Committees for sighting the crescent of Rabi-ul-Awwal, 1434-AH will be held at their respective headquarters on Saturday (Jan 12).

Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman will attend the meeting of …

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Prime Minister grieved over loss of lives in bomb blasts in Quetta

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has strongly condemned the bomb blasts in Quetta this evening resulting in loss of precious lives including personnel of law enforcement agencies a cameraman of private TV channel and rescue …

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Finance Minister presides meeting of Economic Coordination Committee

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet met here today under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to discuss various agenda items of national importance. The …

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President condemns Quetta blast, condoles loss of lives and seeks report of the incident

January 11, 2013 | Press Information Department

Karachi, January 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari strongly condemned bomb blast at Bacha Khan Chowk, Quetta resulting in loss of precious lives and leaving many injured on Thursday.

Expressing sympathies with the bereaved families, the President reiterated the …

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