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Resolution against Axact Company tabled in Punjab Assembly

LAHORE, May 20 (DNA): Opposition in Punjab Assembly has presented a resolution against the Axact company’s scandal of issuing millions of fake degrees on Wednesday.As per details, opposition leader Mahmood-ur-Rehman submitted the resolution stating that the act of Axact company has defamed Pakistan in international community and has also distorted the national image.During the session, opposition showed concerns over the inefficient performance of accountability departments as they were failed to unveil the illegal business of Axact company.The resolution further urged the federal government to take stern action against the corruptRead More

Pakistan gives priority to boost trade ties with Central Asian states: PM Nawaz

ASHGABAT, May 20 (DNA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan is giving priority to expand trade and economic relations with the Central Asian states.He was talking to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Ashgabat Wednesday.He said there exists tremendous potential of cooperation between Pakistan and Turkmenistan in different fields including trade and economy.The President of Turkmenistan in his remarks said both the countries share identical views on regional peace and stability. He said the two countries can enhance cooperation in agriculture, communication, telecommunication and other sectors.He also emphasized theRead More

PM Nawaz leaves for two-day Turkmenistan visit

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday left for a two-day official visit of Turkmenistan, where he is scheduled to lead delegation level talks and hold a one-on-one meeting with Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov.During the visit, a number of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) pertaining to trade, bilateral cooperation and economy will also be signed be signed by the leaders.The Turkmen president will moreover host a dinner in honour of PM Nawaz.The PM is also scheduled to visit Bishkek and Kyrgyztan tomorrow.In a pre-departure statement, PM Nawaz said that Pakistan attachesRead More