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5 more members have been added to the special assistants of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif
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5 more members have been added to the special assistants of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif

5 more members have been added to the special assistants of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif The federal cabinet has been expanded and 5 more special assistants have been appointed to Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, after which the total number of members of the federal cabinet has increased to 83. National Assembly members Rao Ajmal, Shaista Pervez, Hamid Hameed, Qaiser Sheikh and Malik Sohail have been included in the assistants of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. It should be noted that the number of federal cabinet members, federal ministers, advisors and special assistants was reduced from 78 to 30 in the very first meeting of the austerity committee created by the government to reduce expenses due to difficult economic conditions on January 25. It was said to be limited to, how...
President to ECP: immediately announce date of elections as Constitution doesn’t allow any delay
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President to ECP: immediately announce date of elections as Constitution doesn’t allow any delay

President to ECP: immediately announce date of elections as Constitution doesn’t allow any delay President Dr Arif Alvi, in a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to immediately announce the date of elections for provincial assemblies as per Elections Act, 2017 by issuing the election schedule for provincial assemblies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to put an end to dangerous speculative propaganda for the upcoming provincial elections in Punjab and KP as well as the future general elections. In his letter to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), the President referred to the dissolution of the provincial assemblies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and said that the election of an Assembly is to be held within ...
NDMA sends special relief consignment to earthquake-hit Syria
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NDMA sends special relief consignment to earthquake-hit Syria

NDMA sends special relief consignment to earthquake-hit Syria Federal Minister for Education, Rana Tanveer Hussain, and Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik on Wednesday witnessed the release of a special relief consignment sent for Syrian earthquake victims. According to the NDMA, on the instructions of the Prime Minister, NDMA sent a special relief shipment for the earthquake victims of Syria. The shipment included equipment comprising tents and blankets. The goods were sent to Damascus by a specially chartered plane from Islamabad Airport where the Syrian Ambassador was also present along with the Federal Minister and Chairman of NDMA. However, more relief materials will be sent soon for the Syrian brothers and sisters affe...
During exchange of fire, 12 x terrorists from TTP were killed
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During exchange of fire, 12 x terrorists from TTP were killed

During exchange of fire, 12 x terrorists from TTP were killed On night 7 - 8 Feb 2023, a very successful Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) was conducted by Security Forces in Lakki Marwat area. During exchange of fire, 12 x terrorists from TTP were killed. Terrorists’ movement and activities were being watched by intelligence tentacles for the last one week. Terrorists were lured in by providing a vehicle for escape that was intercepted and neutralised. Weapons, ammunition and Afghan currency was also recovered from the terrorists during the operation. Security Forces are carrying out clearance operation in the area. Locals appreciated the operation and lauded the efforts of Pakistan Army in eliminating terrorism. Editor: Raja Kamran
Mr. Erik Berglof, Chief Economist of Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar
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Mr. Erik Berglof, Chief Economist of Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar

Mr. Erik Berglof, Chief Economist of Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Mr. Erik Berglof, Chief Economist of Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at Finance Division, today. SAPM on Finance Mr. Tariq Bajwa, SAPM on Revenue Mr. Tariq Mehmood Pasha and Senior officers from Finance Division participated in the meeting. Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar welcomed Mr. Erik Berglof and shared the current economic outlook of the country and further apprised the economic policies and reforms of the government for sustainable economic development and social uplift of the poor segment of society. He informed t...
PAF C-130 AIRCRAFT CARRYING SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM AND RELIEF GOODS ARRIVES IN TURKIYE
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PAF C-130 AIRCRAFT CARRYING SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM AND RELIEF GOODS ARRIVES IN TURKIYE

PAF C-130 AIRCRAFT CARRYING SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM AND RELIEF GOODS ARRIVES IN TURKIYE Pakistan Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft carrying members of Search & Rescue team and blankets from PAF Base, Nur Khan has landed in Turkiye. The PAF aircraft is carrying relief goods from people of Pakistan for the earthquake affected brethren of Turkiye. The transport fleet of Pakistan Air Force has always been at the forefront to respond to natural disasters and calamities both inland and abroad. Editor: Raja Kamran
On the instructions of General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Pak Army has dispatched two contingents
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On the instructions of General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Pak Army has dispatched two contingents

On the instructions of General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Pak Army has dispatched two contingents General Sahir Shamshad Mirza Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), Services Chiefs and Armed Forces (AFs) of Pakistan offer their deepest empathy and condolences to the earthquake victims in Turkiye. On the instructions of General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Pak Army has dispatched two contingents; Urban Search & Rescue Team comprising rescue experts, sniffer dogs, search equipment and a Medical team comprising Army doctors, nursing staff and technicians along with 30 bedded mobile hospital, tentage, blankets and other relief items. The aid contingents have flown to Adana, Turkiye via special PAF aircraft on night 6/7 February 2023...
Parliamentarians laud CPEC during tour of Projects in Sind
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Parliamentarians laud CPEC during tour of Projects in Sind

Parliamentarians laud CPEC during tour of Projects in Sind Parliamentarians laud CPEC during tour of Projects in Sind, Thar termed bulwark of Energy Security, Mushahid says ‘ Pakistan’s natural wealth key to reviving national economy instead of perpetual dependence on IMF’ Parliamentarians visiting CPEC projects in Sind, termed Thar as ‘bulwark of Pakistan’s future Energy Security’. The delegation was organised by Pakistan-China Institute (PCI), in cooperation with Power China in Port Qasim and Shanghai Electric and Sind Electric Coal Mining Company (SECMC) in Thar. The delegation was led by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman, Senate Defence Committee and PCI. During the 3-day visit, the delegation first visited the Power China project at Port Qasim, which generates 1320 meg...
The Apex Committee meeting is going on in Peshawar under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif
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The Apex Committee meeting is going on in Peshawar under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif

The Apex Committee meeting is going on in Peshawar under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif The Apex Committee meeting is going on in Peshawar under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. According to the statement issued by the media wing of the Prime Minister's Office, the meeting will discuss the motives behind the horrific incident of terrorism that took place in the mosque of Peshawar Police Lines on January 30. The Apex Committee meeting will also discuss measures to end terrorism, CTD and police upgradation. Federal ministers, four provinces, chief ministers of Gilgit-Baltistan, prime minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, security forces, police officials and senior government officials are participating in the meeting. Edi...
The current challenges offer a chance to seriously re-examine Pakistan’s economy
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The current challenges offer a chance to seriously re-examine Pakistan’s economy

The current challenges offer a chance to seriously re-examine Pakistan’s economy 'The current challenges offer a chance to seriously re-examine Pakistan’s economy.’ This was the key message of the eminent speakers at the seminar on ‘Challenges for Pakistan’s Economy and the Way Forward’ organised by the Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) in Islamabad. Speakers included Syed Mohammad Shabbar Zaidi, Former Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue; Dr Nadeem ul Haque, Vice Chancellor, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics; Mr Haroon Sharif, Former Minister of State and Chairman Board of Investment; Dr Usman W. Chohan, Director, Economic Affairs and National Development, CASS, Islamabad. The seminar was concluded by President CASS Air Marshal Farhat Hussain Khan (Retd), wh...