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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 »

 US Secretary of State Calls on the Prime Minister Imran Khan

 US Secretary of State Calls on the Prime Minister Imran Khan

  ISLAMABAD: (APS) US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo called on Prime Minister Imran at PM Office on Wednesday. Prime Minister Khan said that his government’s agenda was focussed on human development and poverty alleviation for which peace and stability in the region was a pre-requisite. He underscored his commitment to peace with all neighbours. Prime Minister Khan added ... Read More »

Prime Minister stressed PTV on maintaining impartiality

Prime Minister stressed PTV on maintaining impartiality

ISLAMABAD:(APS) Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a briefing on Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at PM Office on Wednesday. Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, SAPM Mr. Iftikhar Durrani, SAPM Mr. Naeem-ul-Haq, Secretary to the Prime Minister Mr. Muhammad Azam Khan, Secretary Information/MD PTVC Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera and senior government officials were present during the meeting. Secretary Information gave ... Read More »

Pakistan want good relations with the United States : Foreign Minister

Pakistan want good relations with the United States : Foreign Minister

  ISLAMABAD:(APS)Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the PTI government will make all out efforts to get Pakistan out of Financial Action Task Force grey list. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad this afternoon, he said the government does not at all like that Pakistan is placed on the black list. He said the government will take every measure on ... Read More »

All discretionary funds will be banned: Fawad Chaudhry

All discretionary funds will be banned: Fawad Chaudhry

  ISLAMABAD:(APS) Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said a task force will be set up to resolve the problems of slums in order to bring them into mainstream. Briefing media about cabinet decisions in Islamabad this evening, the Minister said the government wants to improve the living standard of people and resolve their issues. The Minister said the ... Read More »

Prime Minister guides Foreign Office on foreign policy

Prime Minister guides Foreign Office on foreign policy

  ISLAMABAD:(APS) Prime Minister Imran Khan was briefed on the country’s foreign policy and relations with other countries at a meeting at the foreign office in Islamabad today. It was attended by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmoud Qureshi, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua , Iftkhar Durrani Advisor to PM and other senior ranking officials of the foreign office. The foreign secretary briefed ... Read More »

Cabinet approved auction of unnecessary goods of PM house

Cabinet approved auction of unnecessary goods of PM house

  ISLAMABAD:(APS) Federal Cabinet has taken decisions to ensure austerity and accountability and put names of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz on Exit Control List. This was stated by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry, while briefing media after the cabinet meeting in Islamabad this afternoon. He said it has been decided that the process of ... Read More »

Government will overcome economic challenges: Fawad Chaudhry

Government will overcome economic challenges: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: (APS) Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has expressed hope that newly elected government will be able to overcome economic challenges successfully. In an interview with PTV tonight, he said the new government has embarked on a program of austerity to stop the wastage of national resources. The Information Minister said the previous government purchased many expensive vehicles on the pretext ... Read More »

Legal action will be against corrupt peoples: Imran Khan

Legal action will be against corrupt peoples: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (APS):Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday shared his vision for the “Naya Pakistan” that focuses on rooting out corruption, providing swift justice, reviving economy and supremacy of the law, to materialize his dream of a welfare state like that of Madina. In his maiden 70-minute long address to the nation, aired by all national news channels, the Prime ... Read More »

Imran Khan sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan

  ISLAMABAD:(APS) Third consecutive democratic transition stands completed today with Imran Khan taking oath as new Prime Minister of Pakistan. President Mamnoon Hussain administered oath of office to the newly elected Prime Minister at a simple but impressive ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr this morning. The ceremony was attended, among others, by outgoing caretaker Prime Minister retired Justice Nasirul Mulk, first lady ... Read More »

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