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Thursday, April 7th, 2016


PM Nawaz calls for efficient monitoring of GB’s development projects

ISLAMABAD, 07 APR (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has ordered authorities to make monitoring process of development and welfare projects efficient in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). The Prime Minister stated in a meeting with Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister (CM) Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman in the federal capital. Appreciating the performance of the Chief Minister, Prime Minister Muelopment and progress of Gilgit Baltistan The mandate given by the people of Gilgit Baltistan to PML-N requires that steps must be taken on priority basis to improve the standard of living of the people.  TheRead More

ANF Youth Ambassadors convention held

RAWALPINDI, 07 APR (DNA) – Anti Narcotic Forces has organized Youth Ambassador Convention in Rawalpindi which concluded on Thursday. ANF Youth Ambassadors Convention was organized at Topi Rakh Auditorium, Ayub National Park, and Rawalpindi from 6 to 7 April 2016. DG ANF Major General Nasir Dilawar Shah HI(M) was the chief guest of the event. The occasion was addressed by Professor Dr Rizwan Taj (PIMS), Professor Dr Bushra (FJWU), Mr Mansoor Ahmed (Ex Hockey Olympian), Senior Analyst Mr SK Niazi, Hasnain Ali Abbasi (President National Youth Assembly), Professional Youth MotivatorsRead More

12 militants killed during cross-border attack in Lower Kurram

ASI of sindh police gunned down

PESHAWAR, 07 APR (DNA) – As many as twelve terrorists were killed and several others injured when security forces repulsed an attack on a check-post in Lower Kurram Agency’s Mangaro area near the Pak-Afghan border on Thursday morning. According to state-run media, nearly fifty terrorists from Afghanistan sneaked into Pakistani territory around early morning and attacked the check-post with heavy weapons. Security forces strongly retaliated and killed fourteen militants on the spot and injured several others. Other militants fled under the cover of darkness. Security forces suffered no casualties inRead More

LHC issues notices to Sharif family over alleged wealth stashing   

LAHORE, 07 APR (DNA) – Lahore High Court (LHC) has notified Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif among six family members in case regarding alleged illegal wealth stashed abroad. Justice Khalid Mehmood Khan heard the case. Petitioner’s Counsel, Barrister Iqbal Jaffery maintained that PM Nawaz’s family accumulated illegal assets worth billions of Pakistani Rupees in foreign countries at expense of national treasure. He referenced Panama Papers in the case highlighting the recent leak of a law firm’s documents. The petitioner requested the court to order return of Sharif family’s assets toRead More

PM Nawaz says govt achieves robust economic growth

ISLAMABAD, 07 APR (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that the government has achieved robust economic growth in the wake of improved medium-term growth outlook; sustainable fiscal and external positions. Masood Ahmad, Director Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund Headquarters, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House Welcoming the Director, the Prime Minister appreciated the role of IMF in assisting Pakistan to achieve economic stability and said that the Fund program is on track for completion for theRead More

PM emphasis close cooperation between Pakistan, Canda

ISLAMABAD, 07 APR (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emphasized close cooperation between Pakistan and Canada in regional security, political and economic fields. He was talking to Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ms. Heather Cruden in Islamabad on Thursday. The Prime Minister said relations between the two countries are based on strong foundation of friendship, mutual respect and cooperation. He said Pakistan values its relations with Canada as partners in the common endeavor to promote global peace and stability, and fight against terrorism. Highlighting Pakistan’s unmatched sacrifices in theRead More