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Punjab government hosts a Christmas dinner in the honour of diplomates

Lahore: Provincial Minister for Minorities Affairs and Human Rights, Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that Christmas gives the message of peace, love, harmony and hope. He was speaking at a Christmas dinner hosted by Punjab government in the honour of ambassadors of European Union and senior diplomats in Islamabad. Khalil ... Read More »

CM announces holiday on December 16, 2015 in all educational institutions

Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has announced holiday on December 16, 2015 in all educational institutions of the province on the occasion of first anniversary of worst incident of terrorism occurred in Army Public School Peshawar. The Chief Minister said that all government and private schools, colleges and ... Read More »

Civil Society demands to Declare 16th December as a “National Day Against Extremism “

Lahore: Students of schools, colleges, universities and people from different walks of life gathered at Lahore’s Mall Road in front of the Punjab Assembly for a Protest Rally in the memory of all those who lost their lives at the Army Public School – Peshawar on 16 December 2014 and victims ... Read More »

Senator Pervaiz Rashid leaves for Saint Petersburg to participate in International Cultural Forum

Lahore: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid has left for Saint Petersburg to participate in the 4th Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum which is being held on December 14-16. The opening ceremony of the Cultural Forum will be held on December 14th, with the theme “Handing over ... Read More »

PM Nawaz Sharif will lead Pakistan delegation to the the Heads of Government Council Meeting

Lahore: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will lead Pakistan delegation to the Heads of Government Council Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)being held in Zhengzhou, China on December 14 and 15. SCO is an important organization founded in Shanghai in 2001. Its member-states include China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan ... Read More »

The authorities to ensure effective utilization of external debt :Senator Ishaq Dar

Lahore: Federal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to ensure effective utilization of external debt. He was chairing a high-level meeting to review external debt portfolio here at State Bank of Pakistan. The Economic Affairs Division Secretary Tariq Bajwa, Additional Secretary Finance Tariq Mahmood Pasha, the ... Read More »

PM Nawaz Sharif approves the revised Assistance Package for the families of deceased Government employees

Lahore: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday approved the revised assistance package for the families of government employees who died during service, including an increase of lump sum grant by 300 percent for civilian employees. The package will take into effect from February 9, 2015. An amount of Rs 0.6 ... Read More »

HRCP alarmed by Pak opposition to UN resolution for rights defenders

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has expressed its alarm and serious dismay over Pakistan voting last week against a United Nations General Assembly resolution that called for recognising the role of human rights defenders (HRDs) and the need for their protection. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Commission ... Read More »

Pakistan offers France sharing expertise on counter-terrorism

Valletta, Malta : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday met French President Francois Hollande here and extended cooperation in counter-terrorism and intelligence sharing. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reiterated a strong condemnation of the recent Paris terrorist attacks, in a meeting with the French leader that took place here in the Maltese capital on ... Read More »

Shahbaz Sharif presides over a meeting of Provincial Apex Committee

Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting of Provincial Apex Committee, here today, which was also attended by Corps. Commander Lahore Lt. Gen. Sadiq Ali, The meeting reviewed in detail the measures taken in the province under National Action Plan and expressed its satisfaction over the ... Read More »

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