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Civil Society Debate on Child Protection with Climate Change Minister

Civil Society Debate on Child Protection with Climate Change Minister

Associated Press Service ISLAMABAD: Nov 19,2018: To share their recommendations to address the issue of climate change and its impact on Pakistani children, a delegation of civil society’s representatives met with the State Minister for Climate Change, Zartaj Gul today. In the meeting with the minister, activists discussed their observations and shared recommendations to minimize the climate change impact on ... Read More »

Civil Society Delegation Met Federal Minister of Education 

Civil Society Delegation Met Federal Minister of Education 

Associated Press Service ISLAMABAD: November 19,2018- A delegation of civil society’s representatives met with the Federal Minister of Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood to share their recommendations to address the issues of Educational Reforms, Status of Education, Existing Laws’ Effective Implementation, Budget Planning, Child Sexual Abuse in Schools, etc. In the meeting with the Minister, child rights activists shared ... Read More »

Seminar on Road Safety

Seminar on Road Safety

Islamabad 18 Nov (APS) The participants of the seminar on “Road Safety” in connection to world road safety day organized under auspices of Institute of Road Safety Traffic Environment on Sunday here in Islamabad, stressed on the compliance of traffic laws and rules to minimize road accidents in Pakistan. Addressing the participants of the seminar, Director Roads Ministry of Communication ... Read More »

Will take action against  Occupy Mafia: SSP Islamabad

Will take action against  Occupy Mafia: SSP Islamabad

Associated Press Service ISLAMABAD: November 11, 2018:  Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed has directed all police officials to follow merit policy in true letter and spirit during their professional tasks and take strict action against those illegally occupying the properties of others and involved in drugpeddling activities. He made these directions while chairing a meeting here at ... Read More »

Poverty alleviation is top priority: PM Imran Khan

Poverty alleviation is top priority: PM Imran Khan

    Associated Press Service (APS) LAHORE: NOV 11,2018- Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government will soon launch a comprehensive poverty alleviation program in the country. He was addressing the groundbreaking ceremony of Shelter Home project for the people, who spend their nights under the open sky, in Lahore on Saturday. The Prime Minister said coordinated efforts will be ... Read More »

PTV directors changed due to criminal negligence

PTV directors changed due to criminal negligence

  ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Television on Friday ordered a string of transfers and postings with immediate effect. Ms. Rafat Nazir, Director Current Affairs and Director Training Academy (officiating) was appointed as director news (officiating). The managers assigned Mussadiq Khan, General Manager PTV News the additional charge of director current affairs (officiating). Ms. Shazia Sikandar, Director News has been appointed the ... Read More »

PFUJ condemned negative tactics against Karachi Press Club

PFUJ condemned negative tactics against Karachi Press Club

ISLAMABAD:(APS) Oct 9: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the entry of armed people into the premises of Karachi Press Club on Thursday night and demanded of the provincial government of Sindh to set up a high level inquiry to investigate the incident. “ The trespassing of Karachi Press Club by armed people who apparently belonged to ... Read More »

Waqar Uddin Syed assumes charge as SSP Islamabad

Waqar Uddin Syed assumes charge as SSP Islamabad

  Associated Press Service (APS) ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2018: Waqar Uddin Syed  (BS-19) has assumed charge as Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Islamabad. The newly appointed SSP said that no highhandedness would be tolerated with anyone. He also appealed the citizens to cooperate with police for elimination of crime and ensuring peace in the society. On assumption of charge as ... Read More »

Prime Minister Imran Khan meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Prime Minister Imran Khan meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

  Chaudhry Ahsan Premee Associated Press Service Beijing, 2 November 2018: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with President Xi Jinping in Great Hall of the People in Beijing today. The two leaders reviewed the Pakistan-China bilateral relations and held in-depth discussions on regional and global issues of mutual interest. President Xi Jinping congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan on ... Read More »

Government does not believe in political victimization: Fawad Chaudhry

Government does not believe in political victimization: Fawad Chaudhry

  ISLAMABAD;(APS) OCT 17,2018- Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said the government is ready to sit with the opposition parties to bring improvement in the NAB laws and the Accountability process. Speaking in the National Assembly today on the points raised earlier by Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif, he said we will welcome the opposition parties’ suggestions in this regard. He ... Read More »

Imran Khan  launches ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ drive

Imran Khan  launches ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ drive

ISLAMABAD:(APS) Oct 13,2018- Prime Minister Imran Khan  on Saturday kicked off a countrywide ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ drive to tackle the challenges of swelling pollution and global warming with a resolve to inherit a cleaner Pakistan, even more than Europe. He launched the action day of the ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ at Islamabad College for Girls by planting a sapling ... Read More »

Pakistani businessman Bilal Basit met President Catalonia

Pakistani businessman Bilal Basit met President Catalonia

Image review of Prominent Pakistani businessman and social figure based in Barcelona, Chaudhry Bilal Basit Warriach shaking hand with the President of the government of Catalonia QUIM TORRA during meeting of local bodies for municipal Elections at Barcelona Spain.Associated Press Service Read More »

India is backing terrorism in Pakistan: Foreign Minister Qureshi

India is backing terrorism in Pakistan: Foreign Minister Qureshi

  New York:(APS) Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan will continue to strive for achieving the international goals in collaboration with the international community. Addressing the 73rd Session of the United Nations Ge-neral Assembly in New York, he said that Pakistan will continue to support the comprehensive reforms in the Security Council and wants to see it ... Read More »

Local bodies system to be finalized within 48 hours: PM Imran

Local bodies system to be finalized within 48 hours: PM Imran

LAHORE:(APS) Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked members of Punjab cabinet to propose out of the box solution of problems. Chairing a Punjab cabinet meeting in Lahore on Sunday, he said the ministers should work seven days a week as there is no off-day for them. The Prime Minister said a complaint cell should be set up at Chief Minister’s ... Read More »

Accountability is the main policy of the government: Prime Minister Imran Khan

Accountability is the main policy of the government: Prime Minister Imran Khan

    ISLAMABAD: (APS) Prime Minister Imran Khan has held an assurance to civil servants that they will be protected from political interference and merit will be ensured in appointments. He was addressing civil servants in Islamabad on Friday. The Prime Minister pointed out that political interference over the years degenerated our bureaucracy which was in the era of 60s ... Read More »

Dr. Arif Alvi takes oath as  President of Pakistan

Dr. Arif Alvi takes oath as  President of Pakistan

  ISLAMABAD:(APS) Dr Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi took oath as 13th President of Pakistan at a graceful ceremony in Islamabad today. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar administered the oath to him. Prime Minister Imran Khan, outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain, Chairman Senate, Speaker National Assembly, federal ministers, governors, provincial chief ministers, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Statff committee, the three services chiefs, ... Read More »

Transition to a renewable energy model

Transition to a renewable energy model

  By: Farzana Yasmin Transition to renewable energy is an ambitious goal that entailsholistic reforms in power sector. It requirescrucial steps for harnessing the available renewable resources, major transformation in energy infrastructure,political will and legal framework support in place between electric companies, municipalities and policy makers in the private sector.Moreover renewable portfolio standards can alsoensure measurability of the set target  ... Read More »

Media Regulatory Authority will provide one window-operation : Fawad Chaudhry

Media Regulatory Authority will provide one window-operation : Fawad Chaudhry

  ISLAMABAD:(APS) Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry says censorship on the state run media has been lifted and today they are working independently. Speaking at the standing committee meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) in Islamabad today, he said the state media will be restructured. He said all media related laws will be introduced after taking inputs from the ... Read More »

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