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NALTAR, DEC 29 – Gilgit Baltistan ski association won the Saadia Khan Ski Cup held at PAF Ski Resort, Naltar. A prize distribution ceremony was held today. Air Marshal Javad Saeed Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Administration) was the Chief Guest of the ceremony. A large number of Civil and Military officials were present at the ceremony. Skiers from different Ski Associations, from all across Pakistan participated in the championship. The Chief Guest distributed medals and trophies among the players in different disciplines. In Girls ski competition under-14 &16 category, GilgitRead More

Firdous slams PML-N for ‘playing politics’ on NAB Ordinance

ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (DNA): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting (SAPM) Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday has expressed disappointment over Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesmen for doing politics on National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Amendment Ordinance 2019. In a statement, the special assistant claimed that Prime Minister Imran Khan is honest and have not committed any corruption. We are not afraid of accountability, she added. Dr Firdous said that worst political opponents will always face defeat whenever they try to level corruption allegations against PM Imran andRead More

Revision of NAB law demanded by PML-N, PPP: Shah Qureshi

MULTAN, Dec 29 (DNA): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi clarified on Sunday that the National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 – promulgated by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government through a presidential ordinance bringing momentous alterations to the accountability law known as the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 – was not aimed at providing an National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), relief or protection to anybody. In his talk to the media in Multan, the foreign minister pointed out that the revision of the anti-graft agency’s jurisdiction was demanded by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)Read More

Pakistan is land of unimaginable beauty and natural wonders: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday has said that Pakistan is a land of unimaginable beauty, hidden natural wonders and untapped tourism potential. Sharing a British travel magazine’s list of Pakistan’s most breathtaking natural wonders, he wrote to Twitter: “Pakistan is a land of unimaginable beauty, hidden natural wonders and untapped tourism potential.” From magical Himalayan valleys to lunar landscapes of bubbling mud volcanoes, Wanderlust’s 2020 Hot List destination Pakistan offers a crowd-free extraordinary beauty at these natural wonders… Attabad Lake, Hunza Valley, Saiful Muluk, TharRead More

Pakistan tops list of Umrah pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this season

RIYADH, Dec 29 (DNA): Pakistan has been on top of the list of the countries whose citizens visited Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah pilgrimage since the season started on August 31 of this year. As many as 2,031,751 Umrah visas were issued visas since the season started about four months ago and a total of 1,566,754 pilgrims arrived the country, according to a report issued by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. According to official statistics by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, over 4,00,000 Pakistani citizens performed Umrah duringRead More

CDA approves funds for gas supply to I-11 sector

  ISLAMABAD, DEC 29 (DNA) – Capital Development Authority (CDA) in line with its policy to complete the development works in the stalled sectors, has approved Rs. 110.119 millions for installation and provision of gas network in sector I-11/1&2. The payment would likely be made to SNGPL in next few days and after that SNGPL will start work on the provision of Sui-gas in the sector I-11.Under this project, SNGPL would lay main gas pipe line up to the sector and will further establish door to door gas network in sectorRead More