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UNICEF support polio eradication in Pakistan: UNICEF

ISLAMABAD, June 13 (DNA):  George Laryea-Adjei on Sunday concluded hisfirst official visit to Pakistan as UNICEF Regional Director for SouthAsia by stressing the importance of ensuring continuity of essentialservices for women and children. “We know that COVID-19-related disruptions have had a devastating impacton the most vulnerable children and families over the past year,” GeorgeLaryea-Adjei said, according to UNICEF. “It is critical to ensure that lifesaving, essential services forchildren and mothers, including routine immunization, keep running evenas the pandemic continues. UNICEF will continue to support theGovernment to respond to the pandemicRead More

PIA has provided business opportunities: Chairman

The role of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is of paramount importance, he said during a visit to the UK-Pakistan delegation in Islamabad DNA ISLAMABAD: Chairman PIA Arshad Malik has said that the generous policies of the Government of Pakistan along with infrastructure development have provided business opportunities to industrialists and traders, especially export opportunities and especially the development of industry and trade in Pakistan which has strengthened the national economy. The role of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is of paramount importance, he said duringRead More

Taliban rejects Ankara’s proposal to guard, run Kabul Airport

KABUL – Turkey should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan under the 2020 deal for the pullout of foreign forces, a Taliban spokesman has said, effectively rejecting Ankara’s proposal to guard and run Kabul’s airport after the United States-led NATO forces depart. The development raises serious questions for the US, other countries and international organisations with missions in Kabul about how to securely evacuate their personnel from landlocked Afghanistan, should fighting threaten the capital, reported on Thursday. It also appeared to dash Ankara’s hopes of using the securing of Kabul airportRead More

Fawad demands LB polls in Sindh

Says 1800 billion rupees provided to the Sindh govt Nazir Siyal KARACHI: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said  1600 to 1800 billion rupees have been provided to Sindh government during the last three years and 27 percent more budget will be provided in the next fiscal year. Talking to media persons in Karachi on Sunday, he said federal government provided additional 500 Megawatt electricity to Karachi which resulted in less load shedding during extreme hot weather. The Information Minister said law and order situation in the provinceRead More

PML spoiled Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Qureshi

Says PM Imran will never give NRO to plunderers and looters of public money Bureau Report MULTAN, JUN 13 (DNA) – Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi on Sunday  said that the process of accountability would remain continue and the government would not give National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to plunderers. While commenting on Bilawal Bhutto’s reaction on arrest of Khursheed Shah’s son Furrakh Shah, during media-talk after laying foundation stone of Albadar Park at Shah Rukn-e-Alam colony, Qureshi remarked that everybody had right to fair trial. However, nobody couldRead More

KP govt suggests local bodies elections in province during Sept, October

PESHAWAR : Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has recommended holding local bodies elections during a period between the end of September and mid-October. The recommendations prepared by the KP government further said that elections in the now merged tribal areas would be held separately. “The elections in rest of the districts will be held on the same day,” it said as the provincial cabinet headed by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan would now mull over the recommendations on Monday. The administrative affairs department of the KP government has issued a 40-point agendaRead More