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PR No. 31 Islamabad: September 8, 2017


At the UN, Pakistan urged the world community to correct the historic injustices suffered by the people of occupied Kashmir and Palestine, says a press release received here today from New York. Speaking in the General Assembly in a debate on the Culture of Peace, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi declared that durable peace in the world would not be more...

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PR No. 30 Islamabad: September 8, 2017


President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath of office to Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera as Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) at an oath taking ceremony held at the Awian-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Friday. The ceremony was attended by senior politicians, civil officers and people from all walks of life. Later, Federal Tax Ombudsman Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera called on President Mamnoon more...

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PR No. 29 Resolution Passed by the Federal Cabinet against Myanmar on the Rohingya Genocide Islamabad: September 7, 2017


The Government of Pakistan condemns the cold-blooded and callous genocide of innocent Rohingya Muslims, including women, children and even infants under the direct patronage of state institutions of Myanmar. The brutal and barbaric acts perpetrated against the unarmed civilian population not only constitute state terrorism, but also question the collective human more...

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PR No. 28 FEDERAL CABINET MEETS Islamabad: September 7, 2017


Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today chaired meeting of the Federal Cabinet here at Prime Minister's Office today. The Cabinet approved following agenda items; Ratification  of the Air Services Agreement between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of Belarus. Ex-post Facto Approval, in Principle, to Start the Negotiation and approval to Sign more...

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PR No. 27 Islamabad: September 7, 2017


British High Commissioner Thomas Drew called on the Interior Minister Professor Ahsan Iqbal today in Islamabad. In the meeting, bilateral  issues between the two countries came under discussion. Interior Minister said that bilateral relations between Pakistan and Britain are cordial and long lasting based on strong historic ties and community of Pakistani expatriates more...

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PR No. 26 PM Chairs Meeting on Sugar Industry Islamabad: September 7, 2017


Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting wherein he was briefed on the matters pertaining to sugar industry of the country.   The meeting was briefed on the growth of sugar industry in Pakistan, government’s role in the development of this industry, issues concerning the sugar industry and support of the industry from the government. Office more...

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PR No. 25 Chairman FPSC calls on Prime Minister Islamabad: September 7, 2017


Chairman, Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) Mr. Naveed Akram Cheema called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here at PM Office today. Chairman FPSC briefed the Prime Minister about the working of the organization. Prime Minister appreciated the very important role of Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) in selecting competent and qualified persons for more...

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PR No. 24 PLANNING COMMISSION TO UTILIZE BISP NSER IN DEVELOPMENT PLANNING BISP NSER DATA SHOULD BE USED FOR TARGETED SUBSIDIES BY ALL GOVT DEPARTMENTS: MARVI Islamabad: September 7, 2017


Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA Marvi Memon held a meeting with Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz to discuss the maximum utilization of National Socio Economic Registry (NSER) in planning. During the meeting she shared the results and analysis of data collected during NSER survey in pilot districts across Pakistan.  Member Social Safety Dr Asma more...

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