Saturday, July 4th, 2020
Javed Ghani, a Customs member, has been appointed the chairperson of the Federal Board of Revenue for a short three-month period. Outgoing FBR chairperson Nausheen Javaid Amjad has been transferred and appointed as the secretary of the culture and heritage ministry. Amjad took the key FBR position in April 2020 after Shabbar Zaidi took an indefinite leave on health grounds. According to his Twitter profile, Ghani holds an LLM (Master of Laws) degree in international economic law from Warwick University.
DNA ATTOCK, JULY 4 – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Abbas Bokhari on Saturday announced that the bereaved families of six persons who died while cleaning a well at Dhok Malyar of Fatehjang Tehsil, would be given financial compensation with jobs to their two children. The SAPM visited Dhok Malyar to condole with the families of victims, including three real brothers. He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Attock Ali Anan Qamar. Sympathising with the families, Zulfiqar Bokhari said the death of six male members wasRead More
Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has asked members of the PTI not to discuss their personal matters before the media. “I can only request, since I don’t have the authority to restrict them, to not to wash their dirty linen in public,” Rasheed said while addressing a press conference at the Railways Headquarters in Lahore on Saturday. He was it was up to the people in government to project a good image of their prime minister but they are certainly not behaving in a modest way. “You don’t even need the opposition’sRead More
The Sajikot Waterfall in Abbottabad is not being filling with stones, nor is a razor wire being installed near it to ward off tourists. On July 2, Abbottabad District Commissioner Muhammad Mughees had passed an order banning swimming and bathing in the Sajikot Waterfall and the Umbrella Beeri Waterfall after a number of incidents of drowning were reported in the area. The notification read that the “swimming pool of Sajikot Waterfall should be filled with heavy stones and install razor wire around the waterfall to avoid visitors”. The decision was,Read More
ISLAMABAD, JULY 04 (DNA): The first six months of the ongoing year saw a considerable decrease in overall crime in the Federal Capital due to effective policing measures, hard work of the personnel, their timely action against criminals and unique initiatives for improvement in performance. Due to effective policy and timely action against criminals, the first six months of the year saw a considerable decrease in overall crime in the Federal Capital. During the current year, the overall heinous crime has decreased by 24%. The first six months’Read More
ISLAMABAD, JULY 04 (DNA): Chairman Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Air Marshal Arshad Malik has said that there is no pressure with regard to PIA and all of European Union’s apprehensions will be put to rest after complete arrangements. Air Marshal Arshad Malik expressed these views on the issue of fake pilot licenses while also issuing letters to corporate CEOs across the country. He said that the national airline had flights in 21 countries before the ban and operated special flights all over the world, including the United States,Read More