PM for sorting out Bundle Island issues in consultation with Sindh government

APP65-08 ISLAMABAD: October 08 - Prime Minister Imran Khan chairs a meeting to review progress on Ravi Riverfront Urban Development and Bundle Island projects. APP

ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday directed Governor Sindh Imran Ismael to sort out the matters related to Bundle Island project in consultations with the provincial Government of Sindh. Talking to the Governor Sindh, the Prime Minister said Bundle Island project would generate immense opportunities of investment and employment. The Governor… Continue reading PM for sorting out Bundle Island issues in consultation with Sindh government

Shahzad Wasim for further enhancing Pak-Kenya trade ties

ISLAMABAD, Oct 08 (APP): Leader of the House in the Senate, Senator Dr. Shahzad Wasim Thursday said that Pakistan considered Kenya an important country and desired to further enhance mutual cooperation in diverse sectors. He expressed these views in a meeting with High Commissioner of Kenya Professor Julius Kibet Bitok who called on him here,… Continue reading Shahzad Wasim for further enhancing Pak-Kenya trade ties

Nawaz Sharif loosing public support for his anti-state narrative: Shahbaz Gill

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (APP): Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) for Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill Thursday said that the people of the country were always remained patriotic and the anti-state narrative of PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif was loosing support. He said that PML-N was at the verge of its disintegration after emerging centrifugal forces… Continue reading Nawaz Sharif loosing public support for his anti-state narrative: Shahbaz Gill

Ehsaas Emergency Cash program helped country respond to immediate crisis successfully: Dr. Nishtar

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection, Dr. Sania Nishtar Thursday said Ehsaas Emergency Cash programme has largely helped the country respond to the immediate crisis of COVID-19 through providing relief to the poorest households in Pakistan as well as putting in place critical building blocks… Continue reading Ehsaas Emergency Cash program helped country respond to immediate crisis successfully: Dr. Nishtar

Pakistan better be promoted as geo-economic hub, not mere as geo-strategic point: Alvi

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said having land routes and trade linkages across the region, including Iran, Afghanistan, China and Central Asian states, Pakistan should be promoted better as a geo-economic hub rather than mere for its geo-strategic location. “Promoting Pakistan as the geo-economic hub should be our vision instead… Continue reading Pakistan better be promoted as geo-economic hub, not mere as geo-strategic point: Alvi

15th anniversary of devastated earthquake to be observed on Thursday

15th anniversary of devastated earthquake to be observed on Thursday

ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (APP):15th anniversary of history’s worst destructive earthquake, measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale will be observed in the country especially in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday to pay tribute to the martyrs of calamity. At 8:52 am on October 8, 2005, the quake with its epicenter located… Continue reading 15th anniversary of devastated earthquake to be observed on Thursday

Qureshi, Saudi counterpart discuss bilateral, regional issues

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (APP): Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday during a telephonic conversation with his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud exchanged views on bilateral relations, regional situation and issues of common interest. According to a press release of the Foreign Office, Foreign Minister Qureshi underlined that Pakistan and Saudi… Continue reading Qureshi, Saudi counterpart discuss bilateral, regional issues

No concession for corrupt leaders: Vawda

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (APP): Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda on Wednesday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government would not provide relief to any person involved in looting national exchequer. No concession would be made with corrupt leaders, he said while talking to a private television channel. Commenting on non-compliance of court orders issued for Nawaz… Continue reading No concession for corrupt leaders: Vawda

Nawaz should return looted money, face court cases: Dr Babar

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (APP): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Dr Babar Awan Wednesday said the government was making all out efforts to bring former prime minister Nawaz Sharif back to the country. Talking to a private news channel, he said Nawaz Sharif should return the looted national exchequer and face the corruption… Continue reading Nawaz should return looted money, face court cases: Dr Babar

Petroleum SAPM holds consultative meeting with LNG sector players

ISLAMABAD, Oct 07 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Petroleum Nadeem Babar Wednesday held a consultative meeting with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sector players with special interest in their future investment plans, projects and expansion of the gas transmission network. Among others, the meeting was attended by representatives of existing LNG terminals… Continue reading Petroleum SAPM holds consultative meeting with LNG sector players

Babar Azam to lead central Punjab in national T20 Cup

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LAHORE, Oct 07 (APP): Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan men’s limited overs teams, will take the charge of Central Punjab when the National T20 Cup First XI tournament resumes in Rawalpindi from 9 October. The champion batsman turned out for Somerset in the England T20 championship, where he scored his career-best 114 not out,… Continue reading Babar Azam to lead central Punjab in national T20 Cup

Meeting with PSL franchisers positive, constructive: PCB

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LAHORE, Oct 07 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board said on Wednesday that a positive and constructive meeting was held here between the PCB and all the HBL PSL Franchise Teams and participants engaged in good faith discussions with a view to resolve outstanding matters, disputes and grievances. Both sides held healthy candid discussions airing concerns and… Continue reading Meeting with PSL franchisers positive, constructive: PCB

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DG, SBP calls on Deputy Secretary Inter-Provincial Coordination

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Sohail Ali LAHORE, Oct 07 (APP): Director General Sports Punjab, Adnan Arshad Aulakh called on Deputy Secretary Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Mr Faizul Haq in Islamabad on Wednesday. Sports Consultant Shahid Faqeer Virk was also present during the meeting. The revival of dissolved sports schemes in Punjab province was the agenda of a meeting… Continue reading DG, SBP calls on Deputy Secretary Inter-Provincial Coordination

Women cricketers tested negative for COVID-19

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By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Oct 07 (APP): Twenty-seven women cricketers will arrive in Karachi tomorrow, Thursday for the National High Performance Camp after they tested negative in their first Covid-19 tests. The players will undergo their second tests at a local hotel, following which they will be integrated into a bio-secure bubble. Prior to their… Continue reading Women cricketers tested negative for COVID-19

Munir gleams in PGF Match Play Golf at Royal Palm

By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Oct 07 (APP): The Pakistan Golf Federation Match Play Golf Championship 2020 commenced here at the charming and fascinating Royal Palm Golf Course on Wednesday. This is an event of national standing that is being contested over five days from 7th to 11th October and promises an engaging golfing battle between… Continue reading Munir gleams in PGF Match Play Golf at Royal Palm

Foreign coaches to train green shirts: President PHF

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By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Oct 07 (APP): President, Pakistan Hockey Federation President Brig. retd Khalid Khokhar said on Wednesday that Pakistan has the services of world-class coaches who can put the team on winning track. “Even though with times international hockey has changed where the player’s skills, as well as physical strength, are tested making… Continue reading Foreign coaches to train green shirts: President PHF

UN chief urges greater investment in universal health coverage, starting now

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 07 (APP): The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of strong public health systems and emergency preparedness for communities and economies globally, the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday, calling for greater investments in universal health coverage. Launching his latest policy brief, “COVID-19 and Universal Health Coverage”, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on everyone… Continue reading UN chief urges greater investment in universal health coverage, starting now

Pak-Turkish joint stance on regional, int’l matters welcoming: Qureshi

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 7 (APP): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday said the unanimity of stance between Pakistan and Turkey on regional and international issues was welcoming. The foreign minister, in a telephonic conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, thanked for Turkey’s consistent and categorical stance on the Kashmir issue. During the conversation, both the… Continue reading Pak-Turkish joint stance on regional, int’l matters welcoming: Qureshi

Opposition alliance aims to protect looted national wealth: Shibli

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KARACHI, Oct 07 (APP): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Wednesday said the opposition parties’ leaders had formed the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) to protect the wealth they had accumulated through corruption and not for any political cause. They were trying to divert the attention of masses from their corruption and… Continue reading Opposition alliance aims to protect looted national wealth: Shibli

COAS visits family of Shaheed Col Mujeeb along with his wife

APP56-07 ISLAMABAD: October 07 - General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Begum COAS visiting the family of Colonel Mujeeb Ur Rehman (Shaheed) who embraced Shahadat during an IBO in Tank. COAS offered Fateha and prayed for departed soul. APP

RAWALPINDI, Oct 07 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his wife visited family of Colonel Mujeeb Ur Rehman (Shaheed) on Wednesday in Islamabad who embraced Shahadat during an intelligence based operation in Tank. The COAS offered Fateha and prayed for the departed soul, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)… Continue reading COAS visits family of Shaheed Col Mujeeb along with his wife

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