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Punjab: Marching towards a welfare society

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The provision of credible social protection, quality education, universal healthcare and enabling environment for economic growth are among the hallmarks of a welfare society. Punjab Government, under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif, is striving hard to ensure theavailability of these basic needs of a decent living. The installation of high-end safe city cameras in 21 major cities of the province is a move to ensure better maintenance of law & order and crime surveillance, in order to provide people a safe and peaceful living environment. TheRead More


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Post-election scenario: PDM Part-II on the anvil

When contemplating the future of Chinese and other countries’ investments and involvement in Pakistan, a shift in strategy is advised. Rather than solely backing specific individuals, it’s imperative to support the establishment of free and fair elections. Historically, these nations have often thrown their weight behind individuals rather than the broader political system, leading to repercussions CommentAnsar M Bhatti Amidst the monotony of each passing day, the grim tally of killings and the rampant chaos of lawlessness and poor governance appear to have surged exponentially. During Eid, the unsettling clashRead More


Industry in middle of deep economic crisis

 ISLAMABAD, APR 15 (DNA) — The Ferozepur Road Industrial Association (FRIA) senior vice chairman has said that the country is in the middle of a deep economic crisis amid interest rates hikes and soaring inflation with its major debt sustainability indicators witnessing marked deterioration.  Shahbaz Aslam said that amid the crippling economic crisis, the govt will have to return $77.5 billion as external debt in the next three years.  Quoting the media reports, he noted that a major portion of the $77.5 billion is owed to China, and has to be paidRead More


International Eurobonds payment, a healthy sign for Pakistan’s economy: Saqib Rafiq

Rawalpindi: /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has said that the payment of international Eurobonds worth one billion dollars will increase the confidence of financial institutions and also a healthy sign for Pakistan’s economy. RCCI President Saqib Rafiq in a statement said that the timely payment of Eurobond has negated the negative propaganda that Pakistan is going to default. Saqib Rafiq said that the payment will not only increase the confidence and trust of external investors, IMF and World Bank on Pakistan’s economy but also showRead More


Saudi Foreign Minister receives warm welcome in Islamabad

Saudi Foreign Minister receives warm welcome in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, APR 15 /DNA/ – Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud was accorded a warm red carpet welcome upon arrival in Islamabad today. 🔷 He was received by Foreign Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the tarmac reflecting the closeness and brotherhood of the two countries. 🔷 The Saudi Foreign Minister was presented bouquets by children upon arrival and he inspected the static guard as the military band played. 🔷 Pakistan and KSA have long standing fraternal relations marked by religio-cultural affinities. 🔷Read More


FM engages US business leaders to enhance investment climate

FM engages US business leaders to enhance investment climate

WASHINGTON DC, APR 15: /DNA/ – Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb met with a delegation from the US Pakistan Business Council (@_USPBC) today, in Washington DC to discuss the government’s commitment to improving the business climate in Pakistan. During the meeting, the Finance Minister highlighted the government’s dedication to attracting both foreign and domestic investments in key sectors. These sectors include agriculture, IT, mines & minerals, and energy.