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China to continue playing role for development in Pakistan: Wang Yi


ISLAMABAD, JUN 25 (DNA) – Talking to Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Islamabad, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday said that his country will continue playing its role for development and progress in Pakistan. Wang Yi said China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) will bring about peace and prosperity in the region. He said both the countries want to promote trade and industry. He praised speedy progress and economic stability in Punjab and efforts of Shahbaz Sharif for good governance. The Chief Minister said friendship between the twoRead More

PM Nawaz Sharif expresses deep grief over oil tanker incident at Ahmad Pur Sharqia

PM Nawaz strongly condemned act of terrorism in Quetta

LONDON, JUN 25 (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed deep grief over the heavy loss of life in the unfortunate accident of oil tanker fire at Ahmad Pur Sharqia, Bahawalpur. The PM has directed provincial government to provide full medical assistance to the injured with burns. PM has expressed sympathies with the bereaved families and prayed for the departed souls.=DNA ============

Atleast 123 burnt as toppled oil tanker catches fire in Bahawalpur


BAHAWALPUR, JUN 25 (DNA) – At least 100 people were killed when an oil tanker caught fire in Ahmedpur Sharqia area of Bahawalpur on Sunday. The oil tanker overturned on National Highway after which petrol began to spill out of it. The people rushed to it to collect the spilling fuel when it burst into flames scorching the people. Bodies of numerous victims are charred beyond recognition.The massive fire injured at least 120 people who were shifted to Victoria Hospital for medical assistance. However; the death toll is expected to riseRead More