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Govt committed to economic uplift of Balochistan: PM

PASNI, 03 FEB, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated 193-kilometres long Gwadar-Turbat-Hoshab Motorway on Wednesday. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, he said the government is constructing a network of roads to connect all parts of the country with each other for development. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, he said the government is constructing a network of roads to connect all parts of the country with each other for development. “These projects will bring huge benefits for the country and it will also connect Pakistan with Central Asia, China and Afghanistan,” theRead More

Foundation stone of KP’s first ever zoo laid in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, accompanied by Khyber Pakthunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of KP’s first ever zoo in Peshawar. Addressing the gathering after the ground-breaking ceremony of the zoo, which will be constructed beside the premises of the Pakistan Forests Institute (PFI), the PTI chief said the zoo will provide better recreational facilities to people of the militancy-stricken city. He said the PTI government was committed to providing better recreational and sports facilities to people and will also construct sports stadiumsRead More

Pakistan, Germany agree to boost defence ties

RAWALPINDI, 03 FEB, (DNA) – Pakistan and Germany have decided to enhance defence cooperation between the two countries. This understanding was reached during a meeting between German Ambassador Ina Lepel and Minister of Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain in Islamabad. They exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and enhancing cooperation in defence production. According to Ms. Ina Lepel, Pakistan is a quite safe country and she is very much interested in travelling entire Pakistan. “Pakistan is a safe place as contrary to reputation in international media. The degree ofRead More

CPEC adds new dimension to Pak-China partnership: Fatemi

BEIJING, 03 FEB, (DNA) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi has said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had added a new dimension to Pak-China all weather partnership. He stated this during meeting with State Councilor Yang Jiechi in Beijing. They also discussed measures to enhance further collaboration between Pakistan and China on economic, commercial and political spheres. During the meeting the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister fondly recalled the historic visit of President Xi Jinping to Pakistan last year. Exchange of high levelRead More

IBA imparting quality education: President

ISLAMABAD, , 03 FEB, (DNA) –  President Mamnoon Hussain noted with appreciation that the Institute of Business Administration is imparting quality education and work ethics to its students by enriching their academic pursuits with entrepreneurial and experiential learning. The President said this while talking to the Dean and Director Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Dr. Ishrat Hussain, who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. The President commended the role of the institute in producing professionals and entrepreneurs of highest calibre who are rendering services in the progressRead More

COAS inspects CPEC roads in Balochistan     

PASNI, 03 FEB (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday visited Hoshab area in Southern Balochistan to inspect new roads being built by Army engineers as part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to ISPR, General Raheel Sharif lauded the pace and quality of work done by the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO). In Pasni, the COAS held meeting with Balochistan Governor, Chief Minister and Chief Secretary. According to DG ISPR Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, total road being built by the FWO forRead More