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Monday, May 6th, 2019


Govt prepares madrassas registration form


ISLAMABAD, MAY 06 (DNA) – Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Monday that madrassas across the country are being associated with the Ministry of Education. 10 regional offices will be opened for the registration of madrassas. Addressing to a press conference, he said that unregistered madrassas will be closed down. He expressed that government wants to improve the quality of madrassa education for which it will do every possible thing. Federal Education Minister asserted that the registration of madrassas has no connection with the 18th amendment. All the institutionsRead More

New LG system to bring new leadership: PM Imran


ISLAMABAD, MAY 06 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the new local government system introduced in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was adopted after thorough research on different governance system implemented in many countries around the world. PM Imran Khan was addressing a media briefing session in Islamabad over new local government system implemented in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). He said that a new leadership will emerge through the new LG system. “Direct elections will be held for village council in KP and panchayat in Punjab under newRead More

PM asked to reverse unparalleled increase in oil prices

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 06 (DNA) – President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday asked the Prime Minister Imran Khan to reverse the substantial hike in the price of petroleum products. A sharp increase in prices of petroleum products would hit masses, increase the cost of doing business and damage production as well as exports, he said. The business leader said that in the last few months masses have been burdened by trillionsRead More

PPP to oppose appointment of Dr Reza Baqir: Bilawal


ISLAMABAD, May 06 (DNA): PPP has decided to oppose the appointment of Dr Reza Baqir as Governor State Bank of Pakistan. The chairman of PPP Bilawal Bhutto while talking to media in parliament house on Monday said sudden change of Finance Minister, SBP governor and chairman FBR was a serious issue. He said government lacks leadership adding that it seems the government is compromising on economic self reliance. The PPP leader questioned if IMF would now decide who to be appointed on top slots adding that system will not workRead More

AJK President calls for leveraging strength of Diaspora to highlight Kashmir issue


ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President, Sardar Masood Khan on Monday called upon Special Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir to evolve an effective strategy to project Kashmir issue at international level by leveraging the strength of the Diaspora community. “The Pakistani-Kashmiri Diaspora community, which has gained significant clout in many important countries of the world can play an important role in raising the profile of the Kashmir dispute,” President Masood said in the first formal meeting of the committee, which met at Parliament House, Islamabad. The Chairman of the committee, SyedRead More

Shabbar Zaidi appointed new chief of FBR


ISLAMABAD:  (DNA) – Former caretaker provincial minister of Sindh, Shabbar Zaidi has been appointed as the new chief of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday. Prime Minister Imran Khan addressing the media at a ceremony at the federal capital revealed that the government has appointed the chartered accountant as the new chairman of FBR. The news has come in light of the premier making changes in his team of finance with State bank of Pakistan’s governor Tariq Bajwa was asked to step down along with FBR chairman Jahnzeb Khan.Read More