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HRCP calls for recovery of 4 activists abducted from Badin

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LAHORE :(APS) May 29,2017- The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned reported enforced disappearance of four political activists in Badin district over the weekend. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission stated: “HRCP is appalled to learn of the near simultaneous abduction of four political activists from four different villages in Badin district, late Saturday and early ... Read More »

A balanced budget will have a positive impact on national economy:PM Nawaz

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ISLAMABAD: (APS)May 27, 2017- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the budget is very balanced and it will have positive impacts on country’s economy. Talking to media persons in Islamabad on Friday, he said special relief has been given to the poor segments of society. He said sufficient funds have been allocated to complete ongoing energy projects to overcome electricity ... Read More »

Federal budget 2017-18 to be presented on Friday

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ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 25, 2017-Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will present the budget in the National Assembly at four in the afternoon. The Finance Minister will also lay in the house papers containing the Supplementary Demands for Grants and appropriations for the financial year 2016-2017. Meanwhile, the 263rd session of the Senate will also start at six in the afternoon tomorrow. The Finance ... Read More »

India is doing bad situation on LoC: Pakistan

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Chaudhry Ahsan Premee Associated Press Service Islamabad:May 25, 2017. Nafees  Zakaria Foreign Office spokesman said in opening remarks  during the weekly press briefing  that awarding Major Leetul Gogoi, who brazenly used a Kashmiri youth as a human shield, is condemnable. It is a crime and an insult to humanity. Amnesty International called awarding a move to condone human rights abuses ... Read More »

Possibility of Pakistan India Tensions: Befitting reply to the enemy: Sohail Aman

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Sakardu:(APS)May 24, 2017-Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said on Monday that Pakistan will give a “befitting response” to any misadventure “from the enemy”. Replying to a question about the Indian air chief’s recent statement directing his soldiers to “be ready for action at a short notice,” the air chief said Pakistan was a peace-loving country, ... Read More »

Socio-economic uplift of masses is priority of the government : Prime Minister Nawaz

MR. JOSE VINALS, CHAIRMAN, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (SCB) CALLS ON PRIME MINISTER MUHAMMAD NAWAZ SHARIF IN ISLAMABAD ON 24TH MAY, 2017.

ISLAMABAD: (APS) May 24, 2017-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says socio-economic uplift of masses is priority of the government and Budget Strategy is an important tool for achieving these objectives. He said this while chairing a high level meeting in Islamabad today which was briefed regarding Budget Strategy for the next financial year. Prime Minister said government has focused on infrastructure ... Read More »

Right to free speech is stitched to the sense of responsibility: Chaudhry Nisar Ali

INTERIOR MINISTER, CH. NISAR ALI KHAN CHAIRING A HIGH LEVEL MEETING AT INTERIOR MINISTRY IN ISLAMABAD ON MAY 24, 2017.

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 25, 2017-Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has directed all concerned to evolve a mechanism to regulate the use of social media for constructive purposes and nation-building process. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday, he directed Chairmen Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and NADRA to consult all stakeholders including the service-providers, civil society and mainstream media for the purpose. The ... Read More »

PILDAT Public Forum on Implementation of National Action Plan

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LAHORE:(APS)May 24,2017- Punjab Government is committed to speedy & effective implementation of the National Action Plan, said Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan, Spokesperson & Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab on Information & Culture while speaking at PILDAT’s Public Forum on Implementation of NAP. Appreciating PILDAT’s role as to monitor implementation of NAP from citizens’ perspective, Mr. Khan said that the Punjab ... Read More »

Collaborated efforts to enhance women’s leadership role highlighted

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RAWALPINDI: (APS) May 24,2017-: To enhance women’s leadership role in the society, media and civil society could work hand in hand through collaborative efforts. The speakers said this while sharing their views at consultative meeting held as a collaborated effort by Peace and Development Foundation (PDF) and Rawalpindi Press Club here on Wednesday. The speakers during the session which was ... Read More »

Will strongly respond aggressively on borders: Army chief

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RAWALPINDI:(APS)May 23, 2017-Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said any hostile action anywhere on Pakistan’s frontiers shall be responded most befittingly. Chairing 75th Annual Formation Commanders conference in Rawalpindi today, Army Chief said that the state of stability achieved after countless sacrifices by the security forces, law enforcement agencies and the nation shall be consolidated to have a normalized ... Read More »

No crackdown on social media, only demand checks and balances: Nisar

INTERIOR MINISTER CH. NISAR ALI KHAN IN A MEETING WITH DELEGATION OF APNS, CPNE AND PBA AT PUNJAB HOUSE ISLAMABAD ON 23 MAY 2017. MS. MARRIYUM AURANGZEB, MINISTER OF STATE FOR IB&NH IS ALSO PRESENT.

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 23, 2017-Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has assured that no restrictions are being imposed on the social media, but it can also not be left unbridled. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said that the government believes in freedom of expression but derogatory comments against the military and the judiciary will never be allowed through ... Read More »

Government ensure encourage private construction sector: Chairman ABAD

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ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 23,2017-The Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) has expressed serious concerns over the reported move of the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) to abolish Fixed Tax Regime (FTR) for builders and developers saying that this move will discourage construction industry of the country and again open the gates of corruption, which is not anyway in the interests ... Read More »

ICJ can’t annul Jadhav’s death sentence: Sartaj Aziz

ADVISOR TO PRIME MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS SARTAJ AZIZ BRIEFING THE REPRESENTATIVES FROM VARIOUS NATIONAL MEDIA HOUSES ON THE ICJ STANCE ON KULBHUSHAN JADEV IN ISLAMABD ON MAY 20, 2017.

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 20, 2017-Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaz Aziz says New Delhi will not succeed in his nefarious designs to hide subversive activities of its spy Kulbhushan Yadav. Talking to editors and senior anchors in Islamabad on Saturday, he said that Pakistan has strong position regarding merit over the case of Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav. He said ... Read More »

PM congratulated Hassan Rouhani to re-elected President

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ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 20, 2017-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has congratulated Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani on his re-election for a second term. In a message of felicitation, the Prime Minister said that the Iranian people have chosen President Rouhani to guide the country with his visionary and astute leadership. He said the relations between the two countries are rooted in shared bonds ... Read More »

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departure Saudi Arabia

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ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 20, 2017-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is leaving for Saudi Arabia on Sunday on a two day visit to attend US-Arab-Islamic Summit in Riyadh. He is attending the moot on the invitation of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. More than thirty five leaders of Islamic world as well as the Secretary Generals of the OIC, Arab League and ... Read More »

1,79,000 blocked national identity cards will be restored for sixty days

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ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 20, 2017-The Federal Minister for Interior Affairs, Chaudhry Nissar Ali Khan called on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Eng. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra at Governor’s House here on Saturday and discussed various matters especially with reference to law and order as well as the issues relating to restoration of blocked national identity cards. Advisor to Prime Minister, Eng. Amir Muqam who ... Read More »

Karachi: PSP Rally, arrested several leaders, including Mustafa Kemal

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KARACHI:(APS)May 14, 2017-A heavy contingent of police resorted to baton charge and shelling to disperse hundreds of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) activists on Sunday as they tried to march towards the Chief Minister House after the negotiations between PSP and the ruling PPP party ended without the parties reaching any consensus. Police also arrested several party leaders, including PSP chairman ... Read More »

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