Wednesday , September 20 2017
Latest News
Home / Pakistan (page 20)

Category Archives: Pakistan

Feed Subscription

The world Father’s Day celebrated in Pakistan

Lahore: Like other parts of the world Father’s Day was celebrated in Pakistan on Sunday to remember the unforgettable role of fathers played in the lives of their children. Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, ... Read More »

Government approves 86 recommendations forwarded by Senate : Ishaq Dar

Lahore: Finance Minister, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar Friday informed the National Assembly that the government has approved as many as 86 recommendations, forwarded by the Upper House for incorporation in the Finance Bill 2016-17. The Senate had forwarded 139 recommendations to be incorporated in the budget document, out of which 86 have been approved by the government, ... Read More »

Pakistan is determined to construct gates at the border with Afghanistan

Lahore : Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi on Friday said that Pakistan was determined to construct gates at all major exit and crossing points along the border with Afghanistan to check illegal cross-border movement. Effective border management with Afghanistan was also essential to achieve the positive results ... Read More »

Chairman PMIC expressed reservations upon motorway renovation project

Lahore: Chairman Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission (PMIC) Colonel (R) Saif Qureshi expressed reservation about the quality of bitumen being used in motorway renovation project. While inspecting the motorway renovation project on Friday,the chairman also directed chief engineer PMIC Qaiser Abbas to draw the sample for laboratory testing, said a press release issued here. The ... Read More »

Pakistan met office to acquire modern weather radars

Lahore: Pakistan met office will acquire modern weather radars and share comprehensive weather reports with the provincial authorities and the people to mitigate any losses. It was decided in a meeting held here at the Prime Minister House . The meeting was attended by Secretary Climate Change, Secretary Aviation, Chairman NDMA, Director General Pakistan Meteorological Department, Chairman ... Read More »

Purchase of F-16s from US a closed chapter: Secretary Defence

Lahore: Secretary Defence Lt General (Retd) Muhammad Alam Khattak Monday informed a joint sitting of Senate’s Standing Committees on Defence and Foreign Affairs that the purchasing of F-16 aircraft from the United States at subsidized rate was now a closed chapter. Briefing the meeting, co-chaired by Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence Mushahid Hussain Sayed and ... Read More »

Pakistan fully alive to fast paced challenges: Syed Tariq Fatemi

Lahore: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi said that in this age of transformation with fast paced changes at the global level, Pakistan was fully alive to counter them. In a talk show programme aired by a private TV channel, the Special Assistant said these changes at the ... Read More »

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs discussed Pakistan’s Nuclear Doctrine

Lahore: The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs was briefed on Pakistan’s nuclear doctrine with special focus on NPT, CTBT and issues of NSG and MTCR, by Dr. Shireen Mehrunnisa Mazari, Member, during the meeting held today in the Parliament House Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari, MNA. ... Read More »

Power outages to be a thing of past by 2018: Secretary Water Power

Lahore: Pakistan would get over its frequent power outages by year 2018 after completion of a number of electricity generation projects and addition of 12,568 MWs to the national grid, Secretary Water and Power said Thursday. The Secretary’s briefing was part of a series of briefings by Ministry of Water ... Read More »

Drone strike in Balochistan was violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty : Tariq Fatemi

Lahore: Describing the May 21 drone strike in Balochistan as “illegal” and violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty, Special Assistant to PM on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi on Tuesday said it also had a negative impact on the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan. Speaking in a PTV programme Nuqta-e-Nazr, Tariq Fatemi said Pakistan has ... Read More »

Scroll To Top