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PR No. 47 MARVI BRIEFS PRIME MINISTER ON BISP’S PERFORMANCE Islamabad: 08 September 2017


Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was briefed today about the performance of Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) here at Prime Minister's house. Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Ms. Marvi Memon apprised the Prime Minister that the budget allocation for BISP which was Rs. 70 billion in 2013 had increased to Rs. 121 billion in 2017 and the quarterly stipend had more...

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PR No. 46 Citizens Foundation of Pakistan Won UNESCO’s Confucius Prize for Literacy-2017 Islamabad: 08 September 2017


The Citizens Foundation of Pakistan’s “Aagahi Literacy Programme for Women and Out of School Girls” won UNESCO’s Confucius Prize for Literacy-2017. Director General UNESCO Ms. Irina Bokova gave away the prestigious prize to Ms. Amna Wahid Khalid, Executive Advisor and Mr. Assad Stud Ahmad, CEO of the Citizens Foundation awards ceremony held at UNESCO more...

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PR No. 45 Islamabad: 08 September 2017


Ambassador of Pakistan to USA Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Ch. and High Commissioner of Pakistan to India Mr. Sohail Mahmood separately called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Islamabad more...

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PR No. 44 Islamabad: 8 September 2017


Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was briefed today about the performance of Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) here at Prime Minister's house. Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Ms. Marvi Memon apprised the Prime Minister that the budget allocation for BISP which was Rs. 70 billion in 2013 had increased to Rs. 121 billion in 2017 and the quarterly stipend had more...

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PR No. 43 ISHQ the Musical’ starts at London’s prestigious Sadler’s Wells Theatre First performance receives huge applause from the audience ISHQ the Musical shows our cultural heritage to the world: Syed Ibne Abbas Islamabad: 8 September 2017


The Anglo Sufi Musical ‘ISHQ’, based on the legendary romance of Heer Ranjha, gave its first performance last night and received huge applause from the fully packed hall of audience comprising Pakistani diaspora and various communities living in London, including the mainstream British society. It was the press night, therefore, a large number of media persons were more...

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PR No. 42 Ministry of Finance Spokesman Responds to Press Talk by PTI leaders Islamabad: 8 September 2017


PTI leaders on Thursday criticized the economic performance of the Government of Pakistan in a Press Conference. The Ministry of Finance responds to the undue criticism as follows:     The PTI leaders instead of taking a holistic view of the economy, presented a distorted picture of selected economic indicators, while deliberately ignoring many important milestones more...

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PR No. 41 Islamabad: September 8, 2017


The high level National Committee on the Implementation of FATA Reforms met today in Islamabad under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.   Other members of the Committee who attended the meeting included Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Chief Minister KPK Mr. Parvez more...

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PR No. 40 FOREIGN MINISTER KHAWAJA ASIF’S LANDMARK VISIT TO CHINA Beijing : September 8, 2017


Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi today in Beijing. The two leaders discussed the strengthening of bilateral relations and the prevailing regional situation.   Appreciating the all weather friendship between Pakistan and China, Foreign Minister said these relations were founded in the principles of mutual-trust, more...

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