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PR No. 78 PRESS RELEASE SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT TO REIGN SUPREME IN GOVERNMENT’S DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY: PROF. AHSAN IQBAL Islamabad: Janaury 9, 2014


We cannot aspire to become a developed nation without improving our social sector service delivery”, said Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform while addressing as a Chief Guest at closing session of Consultative Workshop on MDG Acceleration Framework Action Plan, organized by UNDP. The Federal Minister said, “We must treat more...

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PR No. 77 PRESS RELEASE KARACHI CIRCULAR RAILWAY PROJECT TO BECOME FLAGSHIP PROJECT OF ECONOMIC COOPERATION BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND JAPAN Islamabad: Janaury 9, 2014


Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr. Hiroshai Inomata called on Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms to discuss prospects of economic cooperation between the two friendly countries. He told the Federal Minister that Japanese companies are willing to invest in Pakistan in energy and infrastructure projects in order to help it kick start its economic more...

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PR No. 76 PRESS RELEASE RANA TANVEER HUSSAIN MEETS ISHQ DAR Islamabad: Janaury 9, 2014


Federal Minister for Defense Production Rana Tanveer Hussain held a meeting with Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishq Dar at the Finance Ministry this afternoon. During the meeting the Finance Minister was briefed about various issues pertaining to the establishments working under Ministry of the Defense Production Division. The Finance Minister said that the more...

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PR No. 75 PRESS RELEASE President strongly condemns blast in Karachi Islamabad: Janaury 9, 2014


President Mamnoon Hussain has strongly condemned the blast in Karachi today that resulted into martyrdom of SP CID Karachi Chaudhry Aslam and other officials. Expressing his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved families, the President paid tribute to the martyred officer and lauded him for his courage and services rendered for the country. The President said that more...

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PR No. 74 PRESS RELEASE Prime Minister condemns blast in Hassan Square Karachi Islamabad: Janaury 9, 2014


Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the blast that occurred in Hassan Square Karachi which resulted in the death of Chaudhry Aslam, SP CID Karachi and other officials. The Prime Minister has further said that such attacks will not deter the morale of law enforcing agencies in the fight against more...

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PR No. 73 PRESS RELEASE CONSULTATION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (PREVENTION AND PROTECTION) BILL, 2013 HELD Islamabad: Janaury 9, 2014


Ministry of Law, Justice & Human Rights in collaboration with Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) organized a consultation to review and finalize Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2013 and draft National Policy on Home Based Workers here today. Director General (IC), Human Rights Wing, Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights welcomed more...

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PR No. 72 PRESS RELEASE FARM MECHANIZATION TO ACCELERATE AGRICULTURAL GROWTH—- Sikanadar Bosan Islamabad January 9, 2014


Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research (MNFSR) said that ramping up farm mechanization will accelerate growth rate in agriculture sector. The Federal Minister also said that the present government was committed to the welfare of farming community and in this regard was taking various measures to uplift and modernize more...

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PR No. 71 PRESS RELEASE SIKANDAR HAYAT BOSAN WELCOMES INVESTMENT BY SAUDI COMPANY Islamabad January 9, 2014


Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research (MNFSR), Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan today said that investment by Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Company (SALIC) in livestock and agriculture sectors would be welcomed and all possible facilities, support and incentives would be provided to the Saudi Company in this regard. The Minister said this in a meeting more...

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