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Repair of CRBC canal to be completed within 45 days: Faisal Karim Kundi

D.I.KHAN, Feb 25 (DNA): Minister of State for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Faisal Karim Kundi on Saturday said the repair of the damaged parts of Chashma Right Bank Canal (CRBC) would be completed within 45 days. In a statement issued here, the state minister said that WAPDA had prepared the feasibility of the remaining parts of the flood-affected canal. Faisal Karim Kundi, who is also the Central Information Secretary of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), said the tender of third phase would be issued within the next two days. OneRead More

Imran Khan trying to make national institutions controversial under conspiracy: Muqam

D.I.KHAN, Feb 25 (DNA): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Political and Public Affairs Engineer Amir Muqam on Saturday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan was trying to make national institutions controversial under a conspiracy. He stated this while talking to the media after offering condolence with PML-N Youth Wing’s divisional president Roshan Zamir Laghari over the demise of his mother. Amir Muqam, who is also the Provincial President of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, termed the PTI’s ‘Jail Bharo Tehreek’ as ‘Jaib Bharo Tehreek’.Read More

Imran responsible for prevailing economic conditions: Shazia Marri

HYDERABAD, Feb 25 (DNA): Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Marri has blamed former Prime Minister and Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan for the prevailing economic conditions, saying the incumbent government has tried to save the country from default. Talking to the media at District Headquarters Hospital in Sanghar on Saturday, Marri said Khan used to tell lies to the people when he was the PM and that his same politics of lies continued at present. Marri, who is also Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP),Read More

PM AJK, Ishaq Dar discuss financial matters, pace of public welfare projects

ISLAMABAD, Feb 25 (DNA): Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Tanveer Ilyas and Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar discussed important financial matters related to AJK and the pace of public welfare schemes and projects. They discussed this in a called-on meeting here on Saturday, said a press release. Prime Minister AJK apprised the finance minister of the initiatives of AJK government to enhance its revenue generation and sought the support of the federal government in this regard. The meeting also discussed the ongoingRead More

It’s not politics if one gives priority to personal interests: Kh Asif

SIALKOT, Feb 25 (DNA): Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that in politics when personal interest is given priority over national interest, then politics is no longer politics, it becomes a war of interests. He stated this while addressing the convocation of Standard College for Girls here as the  special guest, held at the Heritage Club, Sialkot. The minister said that Sialkot city had given him respect and recognition. “Wherever I go, people know me as a man from Sialkot,” he said in a lighter vein. TheRead More

Marriyum greets Farrukh Shehbaz Waraich on being elected as president PUJ

ISLAMABAD, Feb 25 (DNA): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Saturday congratulated journalist and columnist Farrukh Shehbaz Waraich on his election as the Central President of the Punjab Union of Journalists(PUJ) unopposed. In a statement,  the minister said that the unopposed election of Farrukh Shehbaz Waraich was a manifestation of the confidence of the journalist community in him. She expressed the hope that Farrukh and the newly elected office bearers of the Punjab Union of Journalists would live up to the expectations of the journalist community. She assuredRead More