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PM says terrorists should be brought to justice in weeks

HUB, 12 JUNE (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that terrorists behind heinous attacks should be brought to justice in weeks and not months. The Prime Minister expressed these views in a meeting with Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad in Karachi to discuss law and order situation. The PM was received by Dr Ibad on his arrival in Karachi. The meeting discussed overall law and order situation in the province. FGInterior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal also participated theRead More

Govt working to make Gwadar Port functional: PM

 HUB, 12 JUNE (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that peace is vital for elimination of poverty and unemployment. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Byco oil refinery in Hub, Nawaz Sharif said development and prosperity of Balochistan is part of government policy. The government is making all possible efforts to make Gwadar Port functional. The Prime Minister said the government will make it free trade port that will benefit not only Pakistan but also the whole region. The Prime Minster said Gwadar will be linked toRead More

Inomata inaugurates medical equipment project 

ISLAMABAD, 12 JUNE (DNA) – Hiroshi Inomata, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan on Friday inaugurated a project to provide essential medical equipment and an ambulance to a health centre in the outskirts of Islamabad. Hiroshi Inomata’s wife, Midori Inomata and Ms. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Former Chairperson of Prime Minister’s Youth Programme were also present on the occasion. This project was implemented by a grant of US $ 70,660 provided from the Government of Japan to the True Worth Foundation, an NGO actively working for grassroots development in Pakistan. The inaugurationRead More

U.S  official congrats 147 Pakistani Fulbright recipients

Islamabad, 12 June, (DNA) – Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) to the U.S. Thomas Williams congratulated 147 Pakistani Fulbright Student Program recipients at a pre-departure orientation organized by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). The 2015 Fulbright cohort hails from 33 universities across Pakistan, with women representing 46 percent of the group.  For their studies in the United States, the Fulbright participants will be attending 70 different universities in a wide variety of academic disciplines, including engineering, energy management, and social sciences. DCM Williams highlighted the important roleRead More

Chinese delegation visits ICCI to explore collaborations for CPEC

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 12 (DNA) – A 14 member Chinese delegation of Kashgar city visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by Mr. Chen Zhijiang, Deputy Commissioner of Kashgar Administration to explore collaborations with Pakistani counterparts in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) flagship project. The delegation was representing KashgarAdministration, KashgarChamber of Commerce, Kashgar Foreign Affairs Office, Kashgar Trade Bureau, Kashgar Economic Zone, Kashgar Trade & Logistics Association and Guangzhou New City. Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Chen Zhijiang, Deputy Commissioner of Kashgar Administration said that CPEC has laid the foundation ofRead More