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Ambassador Jilani highlights investment opportunities for US investors in Pakistan -
WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (APP): Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani, highlighted investment opportunities existing in Pakistan, at a discussion with the Washington-based Business Council for International Understanding.


US disappointed with Pakistan-India talks cancellation; launches diplomatic engagement through embas -
WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (APP): Voicing disappointment over cancellation of Pakistan-India dialogue in the wake of New Delhi's unilateral decision, the United States Tuesday said it is engaging with both South Asian countries as it wants them to improve relations in all aspects.


US urges peaceful resolution to Islamabad situation that strengthens Pakistan democracy -
WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (APP): The United States on Tuesday urged all sides in Pakistan to resolve their differences through peaceful dialogue in a way that strengthens democracy in the country.


Squash followers pay tribute to Pakistani legend Hashim Khan -
WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (APP): Tributes poured in from sport followers for the monumental achievements earned by Pakistani squash legend Hashim Khan, who passed away Monday night in Colorado aged around 100.


UN envoy urges Mideast parties to break deadlock of violence and retaliation -
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 19 (APP): The United Nations special envoy for the Middle East urged Israelis and Palestinians to reach an understanding on a durable truce which addresses underlying issues and breaks the deadlock of violence and retaliation.


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Pakistan slide to 6th in ICC Test Ranking
KARACHI, Aug. 19 (APP)- England and Sri Lanka have improved their positions on the ICC Test Team Championship after winning their series against India and Pakistan, respectively.
 
Independence Day Cup Golf at DACGC from Friday
KARACHI, Aug 19 (APP)- The 6th edition of Independence Day Cup Golf Championship will be held here at Defence Authortity Country and Golf Club from Friday with top professionals and amateur in the fray.
 
Six Pakistan Test players arrives from Colombo
KARACHI, Aug. 19 (APP)- Six-member of Pakistan Test team returned here on Tuesday from Colombo after sffering humiliating 2-0 defeat Sri Lanka in the Test series.
 
Hamza shock holder Asif to storm in 6-Reds Asian Snooker quarters
KARACHI, Aug. 19 (APP)- Former Pakistan Champion Hamza Akbar pulled off a major shock in the Jubilee Insurance 6-Reds Asian Snooker Championship when he ousted compatriot and defending champion Muhammad Asif with a thumping 6-3 victory here at the Khorshed Hall of Hotel Avari Towers on Tuesday.
 
Pakistan International Circuit-II Squash Tournament from Aug 21: Qamar
PESHAWAR, Aug 19 (APP): Pakistan International Circuit-II squash tournament carrying a prize money of 10,000 US $ will be commencing here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex.
 
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Punjabís 20th CM to seek trust vote on Friday PDF Print E-mail

LAHORE,April 17, (APP): Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa, the youngest Chief Minister of the largest province of the country, will take vote of confidence from Punjab Assembly under article 130(3) of the constitution tomorrow (Friday). Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa son of ex-Governor and provincial President of PML-N Punjab Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa  was born in D.G. Khan on October 22, 1973.

He received primary education from Aitchison College Lahore and secondary education from Government College Lahore and graduated from Punjab University, Lahore.

Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa is the 20th chief executive of the province while Iftikhar Hussain Khan was the first Punjab Chief Minister who held this slot from August 15, 1947 to January 25, 1949.

Mian Mumtaz Daultana, a landlord and veteran politician remained chief minister of the Punjab from  April 15, 1951 to April 3, 1953.

Feroz Khan Noon was the third Chief Minister and held the coveted office from April 3, 1953 to May 21, 1955 while Abdul Hamid Khan Dasti held it from May 21, 1955 to October 14, 1955.

The post was abolished on october 14, 1955 to  June 30, 1970 as Part of West Pakistan province .

After revival of the office of chief Minister following elections in 1971 Malik Meraj Khalid was elected as Chief Executive of the province.He remained CM from  May 2, 1972 to November 12, 1973.

Ghulam Mustafa Khar held the office for about five months from November 12, 1973 March 15, 1974 while Hanif Ramay remained as CM for 16 months from March 15, 1974 to July 15, 1975.

Sadiq Hussain Qureshi was  8th  chief executive of the province from July 15, 1975 to July 5, 1977 when Martial law was imposed in the country by the then Chief of Army Staff General Ziaul Haq.

The office of chief minister of the province was revived following partyless elections in 1985 and Nawaz Sharif was elected as CM who held the post from April 9, 1985 to August 13, 1990.

Ghulam Haider Wyne was 10th  CM of the province and remained in office from November 8, 1990 to April 25, 1993.

Mian Manzoor Watto is the only politician having honour of holding office of chief executive of the province thrice from April 25, 1993 July 19, 1993, 2nd time from October 20, 1993 to September 13, 1995 and third time from November 3, 1996 to November 16, 1996.

Manzoor Elahi was appointed as caretaker chief minister and remained in office from  July 19, 1993 to October 20, 1993.

Sardar Arif Nakai held the coveted office from September 13, 1995 to November 3, 1996 while Mian Muhammad Afzal Hayat remained as  caretaker Chief Minister from November 16, 1996 to February 20, 1997.

Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif who held  the office of CM for about two and a half years from  February 20, 1997 October 12, 1999, will assume charge as provincial Chief executive after he reaches assembly through bye-elections to be held on June 18.

Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi remained Chief Minister for five years from  November 29, 2002 to November 18, 2007 while Shiekh Ejaz Nisar took over as caretaker Chief Minister on November 19, 2007 and held the slot till Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa assumed chagre as Chief Minister.

 

     

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