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Khursheed Shah says govt pushing opposition toward roads

Khursheed Shah challenges Nisar

ISLAMABAD, 13 JUNE, (DNA) – Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said that the People’s Party not wants agitation on roads but the government pushing us to do so. Talking to media in Islamabad after a meeting with Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid Monday, Khursheed Shah said that the PPP will take a decision if the talks between the government and opposition on terms of reference (ToRs) of a judicial commission will end in failure. “We want to help the government but they should alsoRead More

SBP introduces SMS service to acquire new currency notes on Eid

SBP Governor

ISLAMABAD, 13 JUNE, (DNA) – Taking full advantage of innovations, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has introduced SMS service to facilitate people in acquiring new currency notes to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. As part of steps taken to provide citizens with new currency notes, especially with Eid holidays, this facility will be provided through 500 E-branches in 116 cities during Ramazan. According to information, the aspirants of fresh currency notes need to type CNIC numbere-branch ID and send it as an SMS to 8877. Charges of sending an SMS to 8877 areRead More

Iran hands over 58 deportees to Pakistan

QUETTA, 13 JUNE, (DNA) – Iranian security forces handed over 58 Pakistani nationals to Levies force on Pak-Iran borders in Taftan area of Chaghi district. Levies sources said on Monday that these Pakistani workers had been arrested from different parts of Iran by Iranian security forces because they were living their without traveling documents. The Levies sources said that they would be handed over to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for further interrogation. =DNA ===============

Minister terms CPEC a model of economic cooperation for world to follow

KUNMING, 13 JUNE, (DNA) – Pakistan’s Minister of Commerce Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan has expressed confidence that CPEC will establish a new model, set new parameters, standards and criterion for the rest of the world to follow in terms of bilateral, regional and international economic cooperation. He made these remarks during the International Production Capacity Cooperation Forum, organized on the sidelines of the 4th China-South Asia Expo in Kunming, China, on the theme “Deepen the cooperation and Share the joint development .” ?In his speech, the Minister of Commerce saidRead More

Dar lauds continued support of ADB for socio-economic development

ISLAMABAD, 13 JUNE, (DNA) – The Country Director Asian Development Bank (ADB) Werner Liepach called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad on Monday. Liepach briefed the Minister regarding the visit of ADB Vice President to Pakistan from 15th to 20th June 2016. He informed that the Vice President among other official engagements would also participate in the signing ceremony for additional financing for M-4, Shorkot-Khanewal highway Project. Minister Dar said that he looked forward to receiving the ADB Vice President. Liepach also discussed matters relating to the upcoming MinisterialRead More

Pakistan, China working on largest economic engagement plans: Dastagir

KUNMING, 13 JUNE, (DNA) – Federal Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that Pakistan and China are working on one of the largest economic engagement and development plans ever which is rightly termed as ‘game-changer’ and ‘fate-changer’ especially for Pakistan. The Minister was addressing the gathering at the ‘International Production Capacity Cooperation Forum of the 4th China-South Asia Expo’ held in Kunming, China. Minister for Science and Technology, Rana Tanveer and business delegation from Pakistan also participated in the event. The Minister highlighted that all the participantRead More