Govt working to increase literacy level: Shafqat

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture, Shafqat Mahmood has said the government is working to increase literacy level and promote non formal education for taking the country forward through education. Addressing the Joint Coordination Committee meeting of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Lahore on Friday, he said government is […]

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AJK PM deplores world’s silence on Indian state terrorism in IIOJK

Islamabad: The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi, Friday deplored the criminal silence maintained by the world community on the ongoing Indian state terrorism in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi was talking to Hurriyat leaders, journalists and various public delegations at the Kashmir House in […]

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Pakistan offers air, land routes for donors to support Afghanistan: Moeed

ISLAMABAD: National Security Adviser Dr Moeed Yusuf has said that Pakistan is offering its air and land routes including access to local markets to international donor agencies to provide humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. In an interview, he raised the plight of Afghan people who were at the brink of a catastrophe due to cold harsh […]

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Ehsaas Rashan Riayat registration; 25 cities successfully covered so far, says Sania

ISLAMABAD: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM, visited Lahore Thursday to create awareness on Ehsaas Rashan Riayat registration and said that the visit was part of Ehsaas Rashan 30 City Tour under which 25 cities have been covered successfully, so far. Making an appeal to enroll more and more deserving families and Kiryana shopkeepers for Ehsaas […]

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NA-133 by-polls: PTI to not move SC over rejection of nomination papers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday decided to not approach Supreme Court (SC) over rejection of its candidate’s nomination papers for NA-133 by-election. PTI candidate Jamshed Iqbal Cheema said that returning officer had rejected his papers while Election Tribunal and high court had upheld the objections. It will take seven days to approach SC on […]

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Zong signs MOU with SCO for digitalizing AJK and GB

ISLAMABAD: Leading the digital innovation in the country, Zong 4G, Pakistan’s leading cellular and digital services provider has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Special Communication Organization (SCO), in a bid to work in-step towards the Prime Minister’s vision of Digital Pakistan. In a major development to offer their mutual subscribers a seamless and […]

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Afridi resigns to lead Tarin’s election to Senate seat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Ayub Afridi has resigned from the post of Senator and submitted his resignation to Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, PPI learnt here on Tuesday. The Chairman Senate has accepted Afridi’s resignation to pay a way for the election of Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin to the […]

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SC accepts Punjab govt plea against sugar mills

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted plea of Punjab government against sugar mills for preliminary hearing and sent notices to Ittefaq, JDW and Hamza sugar mills. A three-member bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial conducted the hearing. Additional Advocate General told the court that in 2018 Supreme Court ordered Ittefaq Sugar Mills to […]

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Pact signed to provide artificial limbs to disabled persons

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM), Qatar Charity and Pakistan Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotic Science (PIPOS) inks a tri-party MoU for the provision of artificial limbs to the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Matta, Swat, says a statement issued from PID here on Tuesday. During a ceremony held here in PBM’s head office, Managing Director PBM, […]

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