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NA speaker underlines need for rebuilding Pakistan’s soft image

NA speaker underlines need for rebuilding Pakistan’s soft image

ISLAMABAD, JAN 29 (DNA) -: Speaker National Assembly, Asad Qaiser has underlined the need for rebranding Pakistan’s soft image. He added that concerted efforts should be made to project Pakistan’s soft image on international stage to attract investment, tourism and ideas. He expressed these views while talking to Parliamentary Secretary for Commerce Ms. Shandana Gulzar Khan who called on him at Speaker House. The Speaker highlighted that a sustained propaganda and tense regional situation equated Pakistan’s image with terrorism and violent extremism. This image has distorted Pakistan’s truly diverse, vibrantRead More


Mayor seeks public support in making city clean and green

Mayor seeks public support in making city clean and green

ISLAMABAD, JAN 29 (DNA) -: Cooperation of residents of Islamabad is a vital element in efforts to keep city neat and clean. Desired results from the Clean and Green campaign can only be achieved by ensuring the cooperation and practical involvement of residents in the campaign. These views were expressed by the Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz while addressing the launching ceremony of Clean and Green Campaign at G-10 Markaz here on Tuesday.  On this occasion, elected Chairmen and councilors of different union councils of MCI and officers of concernedRead More


Health ministry wants news pictorial warning on cigarette packs

Health ministry wants news pictorial warning on cigarette packs

ISLAMABAD, JAN 29 (DNA) – Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has issued a notification to print new Pictorial Health Warning (PHW) on cigarette packs and outers. The size of new warning has been increased from 50% to 60%. The PHW will be printed on both sides of cigarette packs and outlets, manufactured in the country and imported to Pakistan. The warning will be implemented from 1st June, 2019.  The new warning depicts the disease “Gangrene”, caused by smoking. Speaking on the occasion, Federal Health Minister Aamer Mehmood Kiani said thatRead More


Improving law & order in province govt’s top priority: CM Punjab

Improving law & order in province govt’s top priority: CM PunjabImproving law & order in province govt’s top priority: CM Punjab

MULTAN, JAN 29 (DNA) – Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has stated that improving the law and order situation in the province is top priority of the provincial government.   Addressing Passing out Parade at Police Training School Multan on Tuesday, he said Punjab police has contributed a lot in eliminating terrorism activities from the province.   He said number of jawans of police laid their lives in the terrorism related incidents and ensured the safety of lives and properties of the public.   The Chief Minister on the occasion announcedRead More


NAB drive against corruption to continue: Chairman

NAB drive against corruption to continue: Chairman

ISLAMABAD, JAN 29 (DNA) – Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (r) Javed Iqbal has reiterated his firm resolve for eradicating the menace of corruption on as NAB strongly believed in bringing the corrupt elements to justice as per law. The chairman said that NAB has devised an anti corruption strategy to rid the country of corruption, which has acknowledged by leading national and international organizations as effective strategy to eliminate corruption. Chairman said NAB was conducting inquiries and investigations against Housing societies, cooperative companies, bank frauds, money laundering, misappropriationRead More


Azerbaijan keen to promote trade ties with Pakistan

Azerbaijan keen to promote trade ties with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, JAN 29 (DNA) – Chingiz Garibli, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Azerbaijan visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and said that his country was keen to further enhance trade ties with Pakistan as both countries have tremendous potential to promote trade in many areas. He said that Azerbaijan and Pakistan enjoyed excellent political relations and there was a need to focus on strengthening economic relations for mutual benefit. He said that Embassy of Azerbaijan has setup easy visa regime for Pakistan due to which visa applications fromRead More