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Govt announces holiday in Islamabad on Jan 30 upon UAE president’s arrival

ISLAMABAD, Jan 28 (DNA): The federal government on Saturday announced holiday in the capital city on Jan 30 ahead of the visit of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) president Shaikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan to the city. All schools, colleges, and public offices except CDA, SNGPL, IESCO, hospitals, district administration, and metropolitan corporation will take the day off. His visit to the capital city will underscore important meetings. The president has been on a five-day private visit to Pakistan since Jan 25. Prime Minister Shehbaz Shairf had, earlier, welcomed himRead More

Farrukh advises govt to divert energies used in ‘victimization’ to run country

LAHORE, Jan 28 (DNA): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Farrukh Habib said on Saturday that the energies put by the incumbent government in victimizing political opponents must be diverted to run the country and strengthen the rupee against the US dollar instead. Speaking to media, he said the cloak put on PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry’s face was [actually] a cloak on the black law. He questioned what [wrong] Mr Chaudhry had done when he said “protection set-up” was introduced instead of caretaker set-up. “May 25 set-up [purported violence by the PML-NRead More

Keel laying ceremony of gun boat for Pakistan navy held at Karachi shipyard

KARACHI, JAN 28 /DNA/ – Pakistan achieved another mega milestone in indigenous ships development project; wherein, the Keel Laying Ceremony of first indigenously designed Gun Boat held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW). Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Ovais Ahmed Bilgrami graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest expressed that it is a matter of great pride to witness development of first indigenously designed Gun Boat for Pakistan Navy. He appraised that Pakistan Navy is aware of the evolving Geo-strategic situation in theRead More

RCCI concerns on rising inflation amid free fall of rupee

RAWALPINDI, JAN 28 /DNA/  -The business community, industrialists at chambers of commerce and industry have expressed their concern over the rising inflation rate in the country. “The drastic fall in the PKR is the most immediate reason for the spike in the inflation rate. Inflation forces our majority of population in the country to spend almost their entire income for the very basic necessities of survival like food, clothing and shelter, said Saqib Rafiq, President of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). Inflation affects the lower segment of theRead More

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In first address after landing, Maryam says PML-N not ‘scared’ of elections

LAHORE, JAN 28 /DNA/ – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senior Vice President has said that her party is not afraid of elections and that it would win majority seats when Punjab heads to polls. Maryam, who was appointed as the party’s chief organiser earlier this month, landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport from Abu Dhabi at around 3:30pm after a brief delay in her flight. The daughter of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif was in London since October to spend time with her father — after she was acquitted inRead More