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PR No. 291
A DELEGATION OF OIC OMBUDSMEN CALLS ON THE PRESIDENT Islamabad: April 30, 2015


President Mamnoon Hussain has called for strengthening the institution of Ombudsman in Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states through promoting sharing of expertise, best practices in complaint handling skills, speedy dispensation of public grievances and capacity building. The President said this while exchanging views with a delegation of OIC more...

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PR No. 290
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE CALLS FOR OBJECTIONS ON CYBER CRIME BILL (PEC Bill) Islamabad: April 30, 2015


The Chairman National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology has invited the general public and other stakeholders to send in their written objections on the relevant clauses of the modified draft of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2015 (PEC Bill) along with proposed amendments and justification for such amendments within a period of seven days. The more...

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PR No. 289
PAK-JORDAN ECONOMIC RELATIONS REVITALIZED MINISTERIAL COMMISSION MEETS AFTER 9 YEARS Islamabad: April 30, 2015


Minister for Commerce Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan led an official delegation to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the 9th Pakistan-Jordan Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC), held in Amman. H.E. Maha Ali, Minister for Industry, Trade and Supply led the Jordanian delegation. This was the first JMC to be held since 2006. Both sides agreed to enhance their economic and more...

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PR No. 288
PM DELIVERY UNIT STARTS FUNCTIONING Islamabad: April 30, 2015


To bring a paradigm shift in the standard of governance and ensuring timely implementation of key development projects Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has formed Pakistan’s first Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit (PMDU) which has started functioning from today. The Prime Minister was given a presentation by the PMDU team members, led by Spokesman Mr. Musaddiq more...

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PR No. 287
PRIME MINISTER CONDOLES WITH INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, OFFERS ASSISTANCE Islamabad: April 30, 2015


Prime Minister Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, today, to offer condolences and sympathies over the loss of precious lives and devastation caused by the earthquake that hit India on 25 April 2015. While sympathizing with the Government as well as the bereaved families of the victims, the Prime Minister said that more...

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PR No. 286 CHINESE AMBASSADOR DELIVERS PRESIDENT XI’S LETTER TO PM Islamabad: April 30, 2015


China’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr. Sun Weidong called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the PM House here today. He presented the Prime Minister a letter from the Chinese President thanking him for the hospitality extended and the excellent arrangements made to ensure the success of his visit. In the letter the Chinese President reaffirmed support to an more...

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PR NO. 285 MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN (ON THE OCCASION OF LABOUR DAY 1ST MAY, 2015) ISLAMABAD: APRIL 30, 2015


NOT TO BE PUBLISHED/TELECAST/BROADCAST TILL THE MORNING OF 1ST MAY The Labour Day on First of May every year symbolizes the sanctity and dignity of labour. While this Day reminds us of the Chicago Martyrs and their struggle against oppression, it also provides us with the opportunity to renew our commitment for ensuring the rights of workers for Decent, Safe and more...

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PR No. 284 MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN (ON THE OCCASION OF LABOUR DAY 1ST MAY, 2015) Islamabad: April 30, 2015


NOT TO BE PUBLISHED/TELECAST/BROADCAST TILL THE MORNING OF 1ST MAY This year we are celebrating May Day with the ambition once again to reaffirm our commitment to the dignity of labour and to pay tribute to the valiant and heroic struggle of the workers of Chicago who gave their lives for a just working environment and fundamental rights. Workers, no doubt, are the more...

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