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PR No. 227 SECRETARY COMMERCE PRESENTS BUDGET, TAX RELATED PROPOSALS FOR TRADE AND COMMERCE SECTOR Islamabad: May 21, 2017


Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, chaired a preparatory meeting for the upcoming budget for FY 2017-18 at the Ministry of Finance on Sunday. Secretary Commerce presented budget and tax related proposals for the trade and commerce sector to the Finance Minister, based on consultations he had held with representatives of various industries and more...

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PR No. 226 PAKISTAN SOCIETY DINNER THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH ATTENDS DINNER MARKING THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF PAKISTAN Islamabad: May 21, 2017


The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of the Pakistan Society, attended a dinner marking the 70th Anniversary of the founding of Pakistan and establishment of UK-Pakistan diplomatic relations, held at the Mansion House on Thursday 18th May 2017, he says a press release received here today from London.             The Duke of Edinburgh also marked 63 years as Patron more...

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PR No. 225 Islamabad: May 21, 2017


President Mamnoon Hussain has said that in order to attain their due rights the people should develop self-confidence in themselves instead of relying on others. Likewise, there should not be any lapse in meeting obligations to the state and society. The President was talking to a delegation of eminent personalities belonging to various walks of life here in Karachi. more...

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PR No. 224 Dar meets delegation of Dairy Association Islamabad: May 21, 2017


A delegation of the Pakistan Dairy Association called on the Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Ministry of Finance on Sunday. The delegation briefed the Finance Minister on the current profile of the dairy sector in Pakistan. They also presented budget-related proposals and tax-related matters on behalf of the dairy sector to the Finance Minister, more...

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PR No. 223 Islamabad: May 21, 2017


Banking Mohtasib Anis ul Hasnain paid a farewell call on President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday and apprised him about the performance of his institution. The President commended Banking Mohtasib on discharging his responsibilities with honesty and hard work. Praising the performance of the institution of Banking Mohtasib, the President said that resolving the issues of more...

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PR No. 222 Pakistan has made tremendous Progress in Eradicating Polio Health Minister addresses Meeting of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region at World Health Assembly. Islamabad: May 21, 2017


Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar while addressing the Health Minister of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region shared that unprecedented progress has been made is stopping transmission of polio virus with lowest ever case count of 20 on 2016 and 2 so far this year. She said we are carrying out aggressively the surveillance fot polio and have established more...

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PR No. 221 Buddhist delegation leaves for Pakistan to attend 2nd Vesak Festival Islamabad: May 21, 2017


On the invitation of Government of Pakistan, a 34-member delegation, led by Most Venerable Kanumuldeniye Chandavimala Mahanayaka Thero, comprising senior Monks/Religious Scholars, Government Officials and pilgrims left for Pakistan today to attend the Vesak Festival at Taxila hosted by the Government of Pakistan for the second consecutive time from 21st May to 24th May more...

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PR No. 220 Sufi Musical Concert at the Embassy of Pakistan Enthralls the Audience Islamabad: May 21, 2017


The Embassy of Pakistan celebrating 70 years of friendship between Pakistan and the US, hosted a Sufi Musical Concert in collaboration with 'The Embassy Series' on Saturday 20 May 2017. Ustad Dilshad Hussain Khan, an international violinist, composer and musicologist enthralled the audience with his performance on instruments, interspersed with recitation of Sufi poetry, more...

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