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PR No. 73 PRESS RELEASE IMPLEMENTATION OF DECISIONS ON FOREIGN MISSIONS REVIEWED Islamabad: February 11, 2014


Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting of the Committee to review the performance of different officers posted in foreign missions as the Finance Ministry this evening. The Committee reviewed in detail the implementation status of the decisions of the Committee regarding austerity measures in foreign missions. The Committee stressed more...

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PR No. 72 PRESS RELEASE NETHERLANDS WANTS TO BE PAKISTAN’S PARTNER IN DEVELOPMENT PROCESS Islamabad: February 11, 2014


Mr. Marcel De Vink, Dutch Ambassador to Pakistan called on the Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar in his office at the Finance Ministry this evening. The two discussed the friendly bilateral relations between Pakistan and Netherlands. Mr. De Vink congratulated the Finance Minister on his recently concluded visit to Dubai for review meetings with the IMF and more...

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PR No. 71 Clarification Islamabad: February 11, 2014


A spokesperson of Accountant General Pakistan Revenues has clarified that the AGPR office has neither increase the salary of the Auditor-General of Pakistan nor such action has been initiated. The spokesperson said that some TV channels miss reported the increase of salary of the Auditor-General of Pakistan by the Accountant General Pakistan Revenues to the tune of more...

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PR No. 70 PRESS RELEASE PAKTURK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS & COLLEGES ORGANIZED 9TH INTER-SCHOOL MATHEMATICS OLYMPIADS (ISMO) Islamabad: February 11, 2014


“I strongly believe in the motto of Pak-Turk Schools; “TWO COUNTRIES, ONE NATION”, Federal Minister for Science & Technology, Mr. Zahid Hamid said in his address to Prize distribution ceremony of Pakistan’s largest mathematics Olympiad ISMO (Inter Schools Mathematics Olympiad), held here at Marriott Hotel Islamabad on Tuesday. Mr. Zahid Hamid, more...

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PR No. 69 PRESS RELEASE Islamabad: February 11, 2014


The Government’s negotiating committee called on the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM house. The committee members included Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, Rustam Shah Mohmand and Major ® Amir. The meeting was also attended by Interior Minister Ch Nisar and CM Baluchistan Dr. Abdul Malik. The members informed the PM about their meeting with Taliban negotiating more...

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PR No. 68 PRESS RELEASE JAPAN EXTENDED GRANT OF 808 MILLION YEN FOR UPGRADATION OF PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN SINDH Islamabad: February 11, 2014


Furthering economic cooperation with Pakistan, the Government of Japan has extended a grant of Yen 808 million to the Government of Pakistan for the project, “Upgrading Primary Girls Schools into Elementary Schools in Southern Rural Sindh”. The official note for the grant was exchanged today at the Economic Affairs Division. Ms. Nargis Sethi, Secretary more...

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PR No. 67 PRESS RELEASE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CONTINUE GIVING ADMINISTRATIVE AND POLITICAL SUPPORT TO BALOCHISTAN: CH. NISAR Islamabad: February 11, 2014


Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the federal government would continue to give administrative and political support to the Balochistan government. He said this while talking to Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch who met him here this afternoon. The Minister said that security agencies, more...

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PR No. 66 PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT CONDEMNS BLASTS IN PESHAWAR Lahore: February 11, 2014


President Mamnoon Hussain has strongly condemned the blasts in Peshawar today that resulted into loss of precious lives while injuring many. In his message the President has expressed deep sympathies with the bereaved families and has prayed for their courage to bear their irreparable losses with fortitude. The President has also called upon the concerned to ensure more...

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