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ECC Meeting: Rs. 10 billion allocated for national cyber defense

ECC Meeting: Rs. 10 billion allocated for national cyber defense

ISLAMABAD, FEB 7 (DNA) – The Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, and Economic Affairs, Shamshad Akhtar presided over a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet, today. The meeting was attended by the  Minister for Energy and Petroleum Division Mr. Mohammad Ali, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Mr. Sami Saeed,Minister for Communication Maritimes and Railways Mr. Shahid Ashraf Tarar, Minister for Information and Technology Mr. Umar Saif, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jehanzaeb Khan, Advisor to PM on Finance Dr. Waqar Masood, Federal Secretaries,Read More


Cross-Border Movement Halted: Pakistan prioritizes security for Feb 8th elections

Cross-Border Movement Halted: Pakistan prioritizes security for Feb 8th elections

ISLAMABAD, FEB 7 (DNA) – The following statement is attributable to the Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch. “To ensure full security during the general elections to be held in Pakistan on 8 Feb 2024, border crossings with Afghanistan and Iran, would remain closed both for cargo and pedestrians. Normal operations would resume on 9 Feb 2024.”


Senator Mushahid Hussain hosts Russian delegation for election observations

Senator Mushahid Hussain hosts Russian delegation for election observations

ISLAMABAD, FEB 7 (DNA) – Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defense hosted Senator Vladmir Chizhov, along with his team; including Russian Ambassador to Pakistan, Albert P. Khorev, Mr. Igor Borisov, Member election commission of the Russian Federation and other officials of the Russian Embassy here at Parliament House on Wednesday. In a warm exchange, Senator Mushahid expressed appreciation for Senator Chizhov’s gesture in coming to Pakistan as the international observer for the General Election 2024. Senator Chizhov presented a letter for Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq SanjraniRead More


Mohtasib provides relief of Rs 4.898 billion: report

Wafaqi Mohtasib

While briefing the President, the Federal Ombudsman highlighted the role and performance of the institution. He informed that 193,028 complaints were addressed in 2023 whereas monetary relief of Rs 4.898 billion was provided to the complainants Fasisal Shekh ISLAMABAD, FEB 7 (DNA) – Wafaqi Mohtasib has resolved 193,028 complaints against the maladministration of government departments and provided relief worth Rs 4.898 billion to citizens. The Mohtasib processed a record 194,099 complaints during 2023, the registration of complaints witnessed a surge of 18% while the disposal of complaints increased by 22%Read More


Raoof Hasan urges people to remember Khan on Feb 8 fighting battle of Pakistan’s dignity

Raoof Hasan urges people to remember Khan on Feb 8 fighting battle of Pakistan’s dignity

DNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Information Secretary Raoof Hasan Raoof Hasan has called upon the people of the country that as the morning dawns on February 8, they should remember incarcerated PTI Chairman-for-life fighting the battle for restoring Pakistan’s dignity, honour, sovereignty and ensuring welfare of its people. In a special message, PTI CIS said that PTI Founding Chairman has dedicated everything including his life for the cause of restoring the country’s dignity, sovereignty and ensuring public welfare. Therefore, he urged: “As citizens of the country, we have aRead More


All issues stem from political instability and a weak economy

All issues stem from political instability and a weak economy

Chairman of National Business Group Pakistan, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum, All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain said on Wednesday that political instability and weak economy are the root of all problems. He said that an unstable government would never be able to stabilize autonomy, and the masses would continue to reel under multiple problems; therefore, voters must use their votes for a party that can form a stable government. Mian Zahid Hussain said a coalition government after the elections would be unfortunate asRead More