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PM vows to frustrate designs of elements sabotaging development

SUKKUR, 06 MAY (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has vowed the terrorists and elements pursuing agitational politics will not be allowed to sabotage government’s development agenda. He was addressing groundbreaking ceremony of 392-kilometre six-lane Sukkur-Multan Motorway, M-5, in Sukkur on Friday. The Prime Minister said evil designs of the opponents of development will be frustrated and his government will continue sincerely and honestly work for the welfare and prosperity of the people.He said transparency is the hallmark of all mega development projects initiated and completed by his governmentRead More

Nadra issued 90,000 cards to foreigners in Balochistan: Detained Employees

QUETTA, 06 MAY (DNA) – Arrested employees of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) have revealed that corrupt officials issued around 90,000 identity cards to foreigners in Qilla Abdullah and other areas. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had raided Nadra’s office situated on Double Road on May 4. The agency had detained around nine employees during the raid. Two male DEOs Khalid and Zaheer and two women DEOs were among the detainees. Other persons who were taken in custody included three security guards and two officials. Know also: FIA arrests 5Read More

CPEC to change security paradigm of region, make Pak border safe: Dr Noushad

Russian researcher Dr Natalia says cpec game changer

PESHAWAR, 06 MAY (DNA) – Terming the China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) a game changer for Pakistan, noted intellectual and expert on CPEC, Prof Dr Naushad Khan has said this project would change the security paradigm of the region by making Pakistan’s western and eastern borders safe from external threats. Addressing a seminar on ‘CPEC myth and reality’ organized by Ministry of Planning, Development and National Reforms, Islamabad and Islamia College Peshawar (ICP) here, Dr Naushad who is the head of Pakistan Studies Department ICP said CPEC was notRead More

Islamabad Mayor meets Saudi Arabia ambassador

ISLAMABAD, MAY 06 (DNA) – Newly-elected Mayor of Islambad Sheikh Anser Aziz met on Friday with the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia at office.The Mayor discussed with the Saudi ambassador matters of mutual interest. The Saudi ambassador congratulated Sheikh Anser Aziz on being elected as the first Mayor of Islamabad and extended to him his fullest cooperation during his tenure as Mayor.

EU ready to help Pakistan in education, others sectors: Emilian ION

LAHORE, MAY 06 (DNA) – Dean of Europe Emilian ION Ambassador of Romania has said European Union IS an excellent example of unity in diversity and it not less than a miracle to put together 28 nations under one flag. The Romanian ambassador was speaking on the occasion of a seminar at South Asia University, Lahore, as chief guest. The Romanian ambassador delivered lecture on emerging EU and Pakistan European Union relations. The ambassador further said, the European Union (EU) comprises 28 member states. Each member state is party toRead More

‘No difference between agitators and terrorists’: PM lashes out at opposition

PTI files petition in NAB against Nawaz for corruption

SUKKUR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday, while furthering his development agenda at the inauguration of the 393-kilometre-long Sukkur-Multan motorway, took another swing at his opponents, likening them to “terrorists” halting progress in Pakistan. In a harshly-worded statement, the prime minister said, “People should think twice about which side they want to be on.” “What do terrorists do? They wish to halt progress in Pakistan,” he said. Referring to the opposition, he asked: “What is the agenda of those who agitate?” “Don’t they try to stop progress in Pakistan? Don’tRead More