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Experts term energy wheeling a key to economic development in KPK

ISLAMABAD, April /DNA/ – Energy wheeling and industry  academia linkage should be prioritized for improving business regulatory environment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The experts from Public, private sectors, and academia, said this during the hybrid public  private dialogue on”Better Business Regulatory Environment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa”  organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and National Network of Economic Think Tanks (NNETT), in collaboration with the University of Swabi.   Mr Javed Khattak, CEO, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC), on the occasion highlighted several initiatives of the government for providing relief toRead More


Ambassador Zahoor Ahmed meets board members of SAIA

ISLAMABAD, APR 25 /DNA/ – Ambassador Zahoor Ahmed had a meeting with board members of the Stockholm Association of International Affairs (SAIA). During the meeting, the board members were briefed about Pakistan’s overall foreign policy, its rich culture, unique heritage and beautiful landscapes. Speaking on the occasion, the Ambassador said that we value our relationship with the Sweden and would like to further strengthen relations with the Nordic country in all spheres, especially political, defence, trade, economic, educational and technical cooperation. He added that Pakistan is home to the World’s oldestRead More


Bilawal praises Chief Election Commissioner for withstanding pressure of former govt

Nazir Siyal / DNAKARACHI/ISLAMABAD/LAHORE, April 25: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has praised the Chief Election Commissioner for withstanding the pressure of the former government and improving the standing of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).In a press statement issued from Media Cell Bilawal House, PPP Chairman said that we support all institutions in their effort to transition from controversial to constitutional rolls. “Imran Khan’s politics now is to target all institutions with his ‘Mujay Ku Nahi Bachaya’ campaign. His politics is now based on lies and propaganda,” heRead More


Ogra dismisses reports of fuel shortage in country

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Monday rubbished reports of fuel shortage in parts of the country, maintaining that “adequate” supplies of petrol and diesel were available to cater to domestic needs. An Ogra spokesperson said that speculation was rife about the shortage of diesel in a few pockets of Punjab, adding that “Ogra is monitoring the situation with the help of law enforcement agencies.” He warned that anyone found involved in hoarding or stocking fuel with an intent to create a shortage would be dealt withRead More


Afridi meets MCL delegation

Islamabad, APR 25 /DNA/ – Deputy Chairman Senate, Mirza Muhammad Afridi on Monday met a delegation led by the Member of the Legislative Council (MCL) of New South Wales of Sydney, Australia, H.E Shaoquett Chaher Moselmane comprising of ten Charity-cum Business Community members here at the Parliament House. During the meeting, Mr Shaoquett Chaher Moselmane said that the trade volume between Pakistan and Australia is under 2 Bn dollars which need to be elevated given the size of the Pakistani Community. The Deputy Chairman Senate, Mirza Muhammad Afridi underlined that theRead More


Safety and security of the citizens our top priority: IGP

ISLAMABAD, APR 25 (DNA) — Islamabad police is committed to resolve public grievances on priority and  take all possible measures for the safety and security of the citizens besides maintaining law and order in the federal capital. It was stated by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Ahsan Younas while listening issues and grievances of public as well as retired and serving officials during khuli kacheri held at Central Police Office on Monday. The IGP directed all the police officials to adopt courteous attitude with the complainants visiting police stationsRead More