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Tuesday, January 28th, 2020


Federal Cabinet reviews overall political, economic situation


ISLAMABAD, JAN 28 (DNA) : Meeting of the federal cabinet is underway in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.   The meeting is discussing overall political and economic situation of the country.

Palestine gifts mobile clinic to health ministry


Pakistan indebted to this goodwill gesture: Dr. Zafar Mirza, Palestine keeps Pakistan in high esteem: Ambassador ISLAMABAD, JAN 28 (DNA) –Palestine has donated mobile clinic to Ministry of Health Services here during a simple but impressive ceremony held at the Embassy of Palestine. Special Assistant  on Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza was the chief guest. The mobile clinic is equipped with all necessary tools to cater to needs of patients who do not have access to hospitals or health centers. Dr. Zafar Mirza while speaking on the occasion said he wasRead More

Economic freedom of Pakistan improves: Heritage Foundation report


Pakistan’s economic freedom overall score has improved by 0.6 percent with higher scores for judicial effectiveness and property rights outpacing modest performance in monetary freedom and fiscal health.   According to a report compiled by Washington-based Heritage Foundation, Pakistan’s economic freedom score is 55 and its economy is the 131st freest in the 2019 index.   Pakistan is ranked 32nd among 43 countries in the Asia–Pacific region, and its overall score is below the regional and world averages, the report added.   At global level Hong Kong, Singapore and NewRead More

Railways deficit case: SC expresses resentment over Sheikh Rasheed


ISLAMABAD JAN 28 (DNA) :  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed on Tuesday has expressed resentment on Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed over poor performance of his department. While hearing the Railways deficit case, the CJP remarked, “90 people had lost their lives in Liaquatpur train accident. What you have investigated until now. You should have better resigned from the post.”   Responding to the judge’s remarks, the minister blamed Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform of not cooperating with Railways despite repeated complaints over which, the court has summonedRead More

Form, fitness, performance sole criterion for selection: Misbah-ul-Haq


LAHORE JAN 28 (DNA) :  Head Coach and Chief Selector of the national cricket team Misbah-ul-Haq said that form, fitness and performance were the criterion for selection for senior players and doors were open for all to make a case for selection.   Addressing post match press conference after the 3rd T20I was abandoned due to rain at the Gaddafi stadium here, he said, “I had never said that it was curtains for the seniors like Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez,” adding, “After losses against Sri Lanka and Australia weRead More

FM Qureshi to leave for Kenya on Jan 29 on official visit

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ISLAMABAD, JAN 28 (DNA) : Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi will be visiting Kenya from 29-30 January 2020. During the visit, he will hold meetings with the Kenyan leadership, including Cabinet Secretaries for Foreign Affairs & International Trade, African Community and Northern Corridor Development, Transport and Ports, as well as for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives.   The first-ever Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference, hosted jointly by the Ministries of Commerce and Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan, will be held in Nairobi on 30-31 January 2020. Besides Foreign Minister Qureshi, AdvisorRead More