Monday, November 11th, 2019
The Doctors community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa called off their strike after successful talks with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in Peshawar on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said the government has constituted a committee to redress the reservations of doctors in the province. He said the problems faced by the health workers would also be resolved on the recommendations of the committee. Mahmood Khan asked the health authorities to support the government for provision of better health facilities and work with missionary zeal.
Turkey has expressed willingness to start negotiations with Pakistan for the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu expressed his country’s readiness while talking to Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs Andleeb Abbas on the sidelines of ECO Council Foreign Ministers Moot. The two sides also agreed to give practical shape at the earliest to the idea envisaged collectively by Pakistan, Turkey and Malaysia to establish a television channel to promote true and positive image of Islam and counter propaganda against it. The Turkish Foreign Minister hailed Pakistan’s effortsRead More
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan says government is working to bring reforms in every sector and issues related to judicial system will be resolved after consultation. She was talking to media persons in Islamabad on Monday. She said process is underway to remove name of Nawaz Sharif from Exit Control List. In reply to a question regarding health of Asif Ali Zardari, Firdous Ashiq Awan said the government will accept the report of public hospital instead of private hospital and PPP shouldRead More
TEHRAN: Iran has discovered a new oil field containing 53 billion barrels of crude, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, a find that would increase Iran’s proven reserves by over a third. The field covers 2,400 square kilometres and is located in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan, Rouhani said in a speech aired on state TV. “This is a small gift by the government to the people of Iran,” he said. The 80-metre deep field stretches nearly 200 kilometres from Khuzestan’s border with Iraq to the city of Omidiyeh, RouhaniRead More
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday took serious notice of the mishandling, non-resolution or delayed response on the complaints registered on the Pakistan Citizen Portal. The premier also directed all the ministries to form a dedicated committee to evaluate the performance of the concerned officers. According to a letter issued to all ministries and divisions by the Prime Minister’s Office, a performance evaluation of few officers’ dashboard was made which showed that the complaints were neither handled according to the instructions nor were they decided at an appropriate level.Read More
Islamabad November 10, 2019. The Members of Parliamentary Friendship Group led by Syed Naveed Qamar, Convener of the group called on the Speaker of the Islamic Republic of Iran H. E. Dr. Ali Larijani at the Islamic Parliament of Iran according to a message received from Tehran. The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament warmly welcomed the delegation and he expressed that he was happy to meet with the Parliamentarians from Pakistan. During course of meeting, Mr. Larijani said that the Parliamentary Friendship Group was the important forum which could facilitateRead More