Journey of development, progress to be taken ahead: CM

LAHORE, Jun 25 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday said the journey of development and progress would be taken ahead even faster without caring criticism. He was talking to the Members Provincial Assembly at his chamber at the Punjab Assembly. More than 60 MPAs including women members called on the Chief Minister… Continue reading Journey of development, progress to be taken ahead: CM

Ministry of Narcotics Control making efforts to fight menace of drugs: Ijaz Shah

SHEIKHPURA, Jun 25 (APP): Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Ijaz Ahmad Shah on Friday said that war against drugs was a multidimensional challenge and the Ministry of Narcotics Control was making all-out efforts to fight the menace in collaboration with the Anti-Narcotics Force. In his message on the “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit… Continue reading Ministry of Narcotics Control making efforts to fight menace of drugs: Ijaz Shah

Opposition in state of shock over PTI’s development-oriented budget: CM

LAHORE, Jun 25 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday said that the opposition was in a state of shock over a balanced and development-oriented budget presented by the PTI government. Talking to Special Assistant to Chief Minister (SACM) on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan who called on him at the assembly chamber,… Continue reading Opposition in state of shock over PTI’s development-oriented budget: CM

Madrasa not accountable for any individual’s ‘immoral’ act: Ashrafi

LAHORE, Jun 25 (APP): Special Representative to the Prime Minister on Religious Affairs Hafiz Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi Friday said all the Madaris boards and organisations in the country had the consensus that action should be taken under the law if any illegal activity took place in any Madrasa (religious seminary). The people all over the… Continue reading Madrasa not accountable for any individual’s ‘immoral’ act: Ashrafi

Efforts being made to kick off construction work of RRRP in August: Firdous Ashiq Awan

RAWALPINDI, Jun 24 (APP): Special Assistant to Chief Minister Punjab, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Thursday said that all efforts are being made to start construction work on long awaited, Rawalpindi Ring Road Project (RRRP) which would help ease traffic congestion in the city. Addressing a press conference here at Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) office… Continue reading Efforts being made to kick off construction work of RRRP in August: Firdous Ashiq Awan

Fakhar for promoting agriculture sector on modern lines

ISLAMABAD, Jun 24 (APP): Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam Thursday stressed the need to adopt modern techniques in the agriculture sector so that the country could be made self-sufficient in staple food production. “We should make investment in the agriculture sector to compete the world,” he said while taking part… Continue reading Fakhar for promoting agriculture sector on modern lines

CM, PA Speaker, Minister discuss budget strategy

LAHORE, Jun 24 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar and Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi held an important meeting in the Punjab Assembly on Thursday in the chamber of Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat. On this occasion, the proceedings of the budget meeting so far were reviewed and a strategy was worked out… Continue reading CM, PA Speaker, Minister discuss budget strategy

Govt striving to bring reforms in criminal justice system: Shahzad Akbar

Sharif family premeditated attack on judiciary: Shahzad Akbar

LAHORE, Jun 24 (APP): Adviser to Prime Minister on Accountability and Interior Shahzad Akbar on Thursday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan himself was leading National Intelligence Coordination Committee (NICC), set up to strengthen coordination among all the intelligence agencies besides optimizing their capacities. Addressing a ceremony held to launch the reports on “Defining terrorism… Continue reading Govt striving to bring reforms in criminal justice system: Shahzad Akbar

Supply of gas to domestic consumers first priority: Shahbaz Gill

ISLAMABAD, Jun 24 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Political Communications, Dr. Shahbaz Gill on Thursday said supply of gas to domestic consumers is first priority of the government under Gas Load Management Policy. Responding to the statement of Bilawal Zardari he said, Sindh government always find clumsy excuses to criticize the federal… Continue reading Supply of gas to domestic consumers first priority: Shahbaz Gill

AJK President urges world community to pay heed to plight of Kashmiri women

MIRPUR [AJK]: Jun 24 (APP): Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said the Indian occupation forces have made 12,000 women widows by killing their husbands; and more than 11,000 women of all ages have been molested by the occupation forces, as an act of vengeance, to terrorize the entire Kashmiri population. He… Continue reading AJK President urges world community to pay heed to plight of Kashmiri women

KP to launch nine social welfare projects under PM Ehsas Program

PESHAWAR, Jun 24 (APP): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to launch nine new social welfare projects under the Prime Minister Ehsas Program focusing on establishing of shelter homes, rehabilitation and treatment centers for drugs addicts and educational institutions for impaired students. Dr. Amjad Khan, In charge Social Welfare Department’s Drugs Treatment and Rehabilitation Center… Continue reading KP to launch nine social welfare projects under PM Ehsas Program

Trail base training attracts youth, womenfolk to opt mushroom farming as vocation

PESHAWAR, Jun 24 (APP): Trial base training about cultivation of mushrooms through modern technique of farming generates interest among youth and womenfolk to opt it as a source of livelihood. Training by private institutes, non-governmental organizations, is showing positive results by diverting attention of a number of people towards this source of livelihood benefiting people… Continue reading Trail base training attracts youth, womenfolk to opt mushroom farming as vocation

Coronavirus claims 16 more lives,198 new cases reported in Punjab

LAHORE, Jun 24 (APP): The novel coronavirus claimed 16 lives,while 198 new cases of the pandemic were reported in Punjab during the last 24 hours on Thursday. According to the data shared by the spokesperson of Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD),the total number of cases reached 345,449, the total death toll turned 10,688,… Continue reading Coronavirus claims 16 more lives,198 new cases reported in Punjab

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal and Comsats University Abbottabad inks MoU for scholarships

ABBOTTABAD, Jun 24 (APP):Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) and Comsats University Abbottabad, Islamabad campus Thursday inked a two years Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the provision of scholarships to deserving students. The MoU was signed by the Managing Director PBM Malik Zaheer Abas Khokar and Director Comsats Abbottabad Professor Imtiaz Ali for their respective organization. Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal… Continue reading Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal and Comsats University Abbottabad inks MoU for scholarships

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FBR stopped from coercive measures against JDW sugar mills

LAHORE, Jun 23 (APP):The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday stopped Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from taking any coercive measure against JDW Sugar Mills, owned by prominent politician and industrialist Jehangir Tareen, till a decision on its application against a notice. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza passed the orders on a petition filed by JDW… Continue reading FBR stopped from coercive measures against JDW sugar mills

Masterminds, facilitators of Johar Town blast can not escape law: Raja Basharat

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LAHORE, Jun 23 (APP):Punjab Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Raja Basharat on Wednesday condemned the Johar Town blast and expressed a deep sense of sorrow over the loss of precious human lives. He extended sympathies to the bereaved heirs and said that it was an attempt to sabotage law and order situation in the… Continue reading Masterminds, facilitators of Johar Town blast can not escape law: Raja Basharat

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SACM condemns blast in Lahore

SIALKOT, Jun 23 (APP):Special Assistant to the Chief Minister Punjab on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday condemning the blast in Johar Town area in Lahore, said the Punjab government would share the details with the media after a complete investigation. Addressing a press conference here at District Excise and Taxation Office (DC Office… Continue reading SACM condemns blast in Lahore

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Opposition can’t digest country’s growth on economic front: Hashim Jawan Bkaht

LAHORE, Jun 23 (APP):Provincial Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht said on Wednesday the opposition parties were unable to digest four percent growth of country’s economy under the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI) government. Speaking in response to speeches by the opposition lawmakers during the Punjab Assembly session here, the provincial minister said that opposition parties… Continue reading Opposition can’t digest country’s growth on economic front: Hashim Jawan Bkaht

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Ecologist seeks preparation for monsoon plantation campaign

Rafia Haider KARACHI, Jun 23 (APP):Senior plant ecologist Dr Rafi ul Haq Wednesday said it was the right time to make preparations for monsoon plantation that as per thumb rule would commence from July 15. For any meaningful exercise, he added, it was strongly recommended that the departments concerned as well as the people in… Continue reading Ecologist seeks preparation for monsoon plantation campaign

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AJK President declares India’s Delhi APC a gimmick to hoodwink world on Kashmir

MUZAFFRABAD: Jun 23 (APP): Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan on Wednesday said that people like Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti could not plead the Kashmir case at Delhi as per the aspiration of the Kashmiris. He emphasized that they are the people who have been compromising from generation to generation on the… Continue reading AJK President declares India’s Delhi APC a gimmick to hoodwink world on Kashmir

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