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PR No. 165 Islamabad: August 17, 2017


Turkish ambassador to Pakistan, H.E. Sadik Babur Girgin called on the Federal Minister for Commerce, Mohammad Pervaiz Malik today in Islamabad. The meeting was also attended by Federal Secretary Commerce, Muhammad Younus Dagha and Federal Textile Secretary Mr. Hassan Iqbal.   Commerce Minister welcomed the ambassador and said that Pakistan and Turkey enjoy more...

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PR No. 140 PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Chairs Cabinet Meeting Islamabad: August 15, 2017


Prime Minister, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while chairing Federal Cabinet’s meeting today here in Islamabad apprised the Cabinet about his recent visit to Karachi. The Prime Minister said that Rs. 25 billion for Karachi and RS. 5 billion for Hyderabad under a comprehensive package for the development of both the cities were announced by him during his visit last more...

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PR No.19 US Ambassador David Hale calls on the Finance Minister Islamabad: June 3, 2017


The US Ambassador H.E. David Hale called on the Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Saturday. The Finance Minister and Ambassador Hale discussed the current status of bilateral ties between Pakistan and the US. The Finance Minister said that Pakistan and the US are longstanding friends, partners and strategic allies. He highlighted that he had a more...

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PR No. 278 Islamabad: May 25, 2017


The monthly meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Committee, tasked by the ECC of the Cabinet to monitor the supply and price situation of sugar, was held on 25th May 2017 at the Ministry of Commerce with Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, Minister for Commerce, in the chair. The Committee noted with satisfaction that the country had achieved the record level of sugar production more...

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PR No. 134 ACCESS TO FREE OPD MEDICINES FOR CHRONIC DISEASES TO BENEFICIARIES OF PRIME MINISTER’S NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM Islamabad: May 11, 2017


Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a multinational healthcare company Novartis to help the poor gain access to treatment of chronic diseases. Under the MoU, Ministry and Novartis will partner in the delivery of a program called Novartis Access. This program will provide access to a basket more...

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PR No. 123 Islamabad: May 10, 2017


The 5th quarterly meeting of Federal Flood Commission (FFC) was held today in Islamabad to review the progress on directions of Honourable Supreme Court in respect of Constitution Petition No. 62 of 2010, filed by Ms Marvi Memon versus Federation of Pakistan under the Chairpersonship of Minister of State/Chairperson BISP and Supreme Court Representative on flood more...

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PR No. 34 Islamabad: May 3, 2017


Federal Minister for Human Rights Senator Kamran Michael has said that all out efforts are being made to improve the human rights situation throughout the country. In this regard, he said, comprehensive IT mechanism (application) will be introduced soon to redress the grievances and human rights violations. He was chairing a meeting to develop IT mechanism regarding more...

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PR No. 230 Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar Met with US Treasury Secretary Mr. Steven T. Mnuchin Islamabad: April 25, 2017


Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar called on Treasury Secretary Mr. Steven Mnuchin and briefed him about the economic development since 2013. Finance Minister informed Treasury Secretary that Pakistan, for the first time in its history has completed an IMF Program which has put economy on solid footing. He said that after the recovery period, now the economy is more...

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