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PR No. 255 Dar chairs meeting to review progress of foreign funded projects Islamabad 25th February, 2017 .


Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting to review the progress of foreign funded projects here Saturday. Secretary Economic Affairs Division (EAD) gave a detailed briefing on the utilisation of foreign assistance in various sectors, across the country. He apprised the Minister of the various projects in energy, communication, water, and social more...

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PR No. 254 FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE PARLIAMENTARY SDGs SECRETARIAT Islamabad the 24 February, 2017.


Today marks the first anniversary of the Parliamentary Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Secretariat established in the National Assembly of Pakistan. This gained Pakistan global noteriety for  being the only country to establish this one of a kind secretariat. The  Members of the National Assembly  have expressed their appreciation to Sardar Ayaz Sadiq making more...

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PR No. 253 HIGH COMMISSIONER COMMENDS DR JAVAID SHEIKH’S WORK TO PROMOTE URDU LANGUAGE Islamabad the 24 February, 2017.


H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK commended Dr Javaid Sheikh’s work to promote Urdu language and Pakistani culture in the UK. A medical doctor by profession, Dr Javaid Sheikh is also the Chairman of Urdu Markaz London for the last one decade. On 23 February 2017, the High Commissioner presided over an evening “Aik shaam Dr. Javaid Sheikh kay more...

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PR No. 252 NON-PROJECT GRANT AID AMOUNTING TO ¥ 500 MILLION FOR “ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME” (COUNTER TERRORISM AND PUBLIC SECURITY) Islamabad the 24 February, 2017.


Government of Japan / JICA has extended grant assistance to materialize the Non Project Grant Assistance amounting to ¥ 500 million (equivalent to US $ 4.43 million) for improvement of Airports Security at three major International Airports (Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and Multan International Airport, more...

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PR No. 251 Islamabad the 24 February, 2017.


Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat and Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman held a meeting at the Joint Staff Headquarters, Chaklala on Friday. The meeting discussed the on-going development projects of Pakistan Air Force.The future development needs and the consequent more...

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PR No. 250 ICT R&D FUND COMPANY WILL START NATIONAL TECHNICAL TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ICTS SKILL DEVELOPMENT SOON . ANUSHA Islamabad the 24 February, 2017.


Minister of state for IT & Telecom Mrs Anusha Rehman has directed CEO ICT R&d Fund Company to float an RFP of the National technical training program approved in the previous board meeting for development of ICT skills required for employability in the sector so that our youngsters could be turned in to a skillful Human Resource after getting an appropriate ICTs more...

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PR No. 249 KASHMIRIS WANT TO BECOME SYMBOL OF COOPERATION IN THE REGION, SARDAR MASOOD KHAN Islamabad the 24 February, 2017.


Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that Kashmiris are peace loving people, we hate war and fighting. We dislike terrorism; we are advocate of diplomacy, peace, harmony and dialogue. Kashmiri nation wants to become the symbol of cooperation and coordination in the region. “Despite Indian atrocities and barbarism on unarmed people of more...

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PR No. 248 Islamabad the 24 February, 2017.


Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain had a community meeting at Dubai, on the invitation of Ch. Noor-ul Hassan Tanveer, party President (PML-N) for the Middle East. Consul General of Pakistan, Brigadier Retd. Mr. Javed Hassan was also present in the meeting. While addressing the community members he said that Pakistan’s economy has picked up more...

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