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PR No. 55 PRESS RELEASE MINISTER FOR OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS DIRECTS FOR SPEEDY COMPLETION OF VARIOUS PROJECTS Islamabad: January 08, 2014:


Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashidi has said that pace of work regarding ongoing projects being undertaken for the welfare of industrial workers, old-age pensioners and overseas Pakistanis should be accelerated so that the projects are completed at the earliest. These views were expressed by the more...

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PR No. 54 PRESS RELEASE SECRETARY GENERAL APO, CALLS ON PRESIDENT Islamabad; January 08, 2014:


Mr. Mari Amano, Secretary General, Asian Productivity Organization (APO), called on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr today. Mr. Mari Amano apprised the President about Asian Productivity Organization, Japan, its various activities and projects aimed at enhancing productivity in various sectors of economy in Pakistan.  He informed that Asian Productivity more...

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PR No. 53 PRESS RELEASE Fostering financial assistance through robust micro-financing so as to provide livelihood as well as entrepreneurial development opportunities is one of the first steps towards the equitable economic growth and prosperity in Pakistan”, said Mariyam Nawaz, Chairperson, Prime Minister’s Youth Loan Scheme. Islamabad: January 7, 2014


“PM’s Youth Loan Scheme is the vision of our government to transform microfinance in to a dynamic industry, integrated with the overall financial system, catering to the underserved economic and geographic segments through self-sustaining business models and demand driven products, while maintaining high standards of governance”, said Ms. Maryam Nawaz, Chairperson, more...

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PR No. 52 PRESS RELEASE FINANCE MINISTER SEEKS PROPOSAL FOR RENAMING MINISTRY OF EDUCATION & TRAINING Islamabad: January 7, 2014


The PML (N) government wishes to resolve all issues with the federating units in a spirit of understanding and consensus to promote national cohesion. This was stated by Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar while presiding over a meeting of a committee constituted by Council of Common Interest to rename the Ministry of Education, Training and Standards in Higher more...

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PR No. 51 PRESS RELEASE 3RD PAK-CHINA JOINT ENERGY WORKING GROUP MOOT BEGINS Beijing: January 7, 2014


The Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that Pakistan and China shared decades old cooperation in energy sector and several projects between the two countries illustrate their close cooperation. He was addressing the two-day 3rd Pakistan-China Joint Energy Working Group and the 1st Energy Working Group meeting of Pakistan-China Economic more...

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PR No. 50 PRESS RELEASE PIR SADARUDDIN RASHIDI MEETS OVERSEAS PROMOTERS Islamabad: January 7, 2014


Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashidi, in the quarterly meeting with the Overseas Employment Promoters on Tuesday said that Government attaches great importance to them as they are the mainstay of national economy as Overseas Pakistanis send huge amount of foreign remittances, annually.  He urged them to more...

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PR No. 49 PRESS RELEASE ALAM DAD LALEKA VISITS SYED WALA BRIDGE, M- 4 FAISALABAD GOJRA SECTION Islamabad: January 7, 2014


Parliamentary Secretary for M/o Communications, Alam Dad Laleka visited Syed Wala Bridge and M-4 Faisalabad Gojra Section and expressed  satisfaction over progress of the work. He hoped that these projects will help improve quality of life as well as economy of the country. He directed General Managers concerned to expedite the work on both the projects to provide more...

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PR No. 48 PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENCY ADHERES TO IMPLEMENTATION OF 2% JOB QUOTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS Islamabad: January 7, 2014


Press Secretary to the President Ms Saba Mohsin Raza while clarifying a news item appearing in a section of media regarding non implementation of 2% Job quota reserved for disabled persons in some ministries and divisions including the Presidency, has said that 2% employment quota reserved for the disabled persons was being followed in the Presidency in its true letter more...

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