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NEC approves Rs2.5 trillion national development budget

Lahore : The National Economic Council (NEC) approved country’s consolidated development budget of Rs 2.5 trillion for the upcoming financial year (2017-18), showing highest-ever increase in the overall national outlay. This included Rs 1001 billion Federal Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP), Rs 1112 billion provincial PSDP while Rs400 would be spent by various ... Read More »

Government making all out efforts for active implementation of CPEC : PM Nawaz Sharif

Lahore : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday said that his government was making all out efforts for active implementation of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) though it had made good progress in execution of energy and infrastructure projects. “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a core component of your visionary initiative ... Read More »

Prime Minister departs for weeklong official visit to China

Lahore: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday left here for China on a weeklong official visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The prime minister is accompanied by a high level delegation including Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah, CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak ... Read More »

Molana Tariq Jameel off load from Canadian flight

Lahore : Eminent religious scholar Molana Tariq Jameel has been offloaded from the flight bound for Canada at Dubai Airport. The immigration authorities did not allow Molana Tariq to take flight on the request of Canadian government.  Molana Tariq has a valid Canadian visa but he was not permitted to ... Read More »

Tariq Fatemi and Rao Tahseen removed on “Dawn Leaks”

Lahore : The federal government has removed Tariq Fatemi and Rao Tahseen on the charges of involvement in “Dawn Leaks”.Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given approval of the recommendations of inquiry committee . The matter of Cyril Almeida and Zafar Abbas would be sent to APNS which will design a ... Read More »

Punjab government launched free internet service in 5 cities

Lahore : The Punjab government has launched free internet service (wifi hotspot) at over 200 places of five big cities of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan and Bahawalpur while this service will also be available at 16 places in Murree. Lakhs of citizens will benefit from this service and they will ... Read More »

Supreme Court gives its verdict on Panama Leaks

Lahore : Supreme Court has announced its verdict on Panama Leaks . The 540 pages decision red by justice Asif Saeed Khosa. The 5 judges could not agree on unanimous decision and written the verdict by 3-2 . The court ordered to form a joint Investigation committee to probe the ... Read More »

Corps Commander Lahore conferred military awards to Army personnel

Lahore : Investiture ceremony held at Corps Headquarters Lahore today. Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali, Corps Commander Lahore conferred military awards to Army personnel for acts of gallantry during operations, outstanding performances in respective fields and for their long meritorious services. A large number of military officials and relatives of Shuhada ... Read More »

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed annoyance over loadshedding

Lahore : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday expressed annoyance over the laxity by the authorities concerned for not taking preemptive measures to cope with loadshedding perceiving the shortage of water in reservoirs and severity of the weather. Chairing a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy, the prime minister directed the authorities concerned ... Read More »

Cooperation rather than conflict is the hallmarks of Pakistan’s foreign policy : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Lahore : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday said “cooperation rather than conflict” were the hallmarks of Pakistan’s foreign policy of maintaining friendly relations, with other countries, particularly its neighbors. Addressing the passing out parade of graduates here at the PAF Academy Asghar Khan, the Prime Minister said Pakistan was ... Read More »

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