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  • Ministry told to release funds to provinces

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Finance on Wednesday was directed to promptly release funds for federal projects in provinces to avoid friction...

    The Senate Standing Committee on Finance noted the delay in funds disbursement for projects in Balochistan and Sindh...

  • No budget increase for education ministry, HEC

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has not felt the need to increase the development budgets of the Ministry of Federal Education and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the forthcoming fiscal year...

    45 billion has been set aside for the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training...

  • No increase in development budgets of CADD, education ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) and the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training will face a significant decrease in their development budgets in the fiscal year 2015-16...

    Compared to the outgoing fiscal year, the education ministry will face over 36 per cent and CADD 42 per cent decline in the development allocations...

  • Education ministry to fully comply with court’s order on school fee

    KARACHI: As the Sindh High Court (SHC) restrained private educational institutions from raising their fee by more than five per cent, the education ministry on Thursday ordered relevant authorities to ensure that the court orders were fully complied with, officials said...

    “The directorate general of private institutions of the education ministry should ensure that the court orders are duly implemented,” said Sindh Minister for...

  • Curriculum wing officials sent to education ministry

    ISLAMABAD: On the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) on Tuesday transferred five assistant education advisers to the ministry of federal education and professional training...

    The education advisers were working at the curriculum wing...

  • Steps underway to link seminaries to education ministry

    ISLAMABAD: As a part of government’s campaign to register seminaries across the country, the Ministry for Federal Education and Professional Training has started taking measures to link them with the ministry...

    Sources on Tuesday said the ministry had decided to set up 10 directorates across the country for the registration of the madressahs...

  • Diverting gas from Sindh to other provinces 'unconstitutional', says CM Shah

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday termed the diversion of gas produced in Sindh to other provinces as unconstitutional and said it incurred heavy financial losses to the province...

    Presiding over a session convened to prepare for the meeting of Council of Common Interests, which will be held in Islamabad on Friday, the chief minister said that out of the 2,800 million cubic feet per day (MCFD) gas produced by...

  • Sindh leads other provinces in jet-fuel consumption

    KARACHI: The country’s consumption of commercial airline fuel (JP-1) stood at 381,492 tonnes during July-December 2015-16, with almost three quarters of it used by Sindh alone...

    Punjab’s consumption, at 81,110 tonnes, was well below Sindh’s usage of 297,061 tonnes, apparently because people in the country’s most-populated province ditch air travel in favour of public and private transport...

  • Sindh seeks help of centre, other provinces for Rao’s arrest

    RAWALPINDI: The Sindh government has sought help of the federal and other provincial governments as well as intelligence agencies for the arrest of Rao Anwar Ahmed Khan, former SSP of Karachi’s Malir district, who has been absconding in an extrajudicial killing case and a terrorism case registered against him...

    In a letter to the provincial governments, the commissioner of Islamabad Capital Territory, the home department of Azad...

  • Murad says corruption more rampant in other provinces than Sindh

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday told the house that despite the fact that the amount recovered by the National Accountability Bureau in its plea bargain and voluntary return schemes from other provinces was much greater than the money recovered from Sindh, yet, “deplorably, Sindh is being branded as the country’s most corrupt province”...

    Winding up the debate on the provincial budget for the next fiscal...

  • ‘Vehicles, equipment donated to Sindh police taken over by interior ministry’

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Friday expressed his utter surprise when he was informed that the equipment and bomb disposal vehicles donated by the United States and the United Kingdom to the Sindh Police had been taken over by the ministry of interior...

    During a meeting to review the revamping and strengthening of the special branch and counter-terrorism department of police at CM House, Mr Shah was informed...

  • Provinces’ support sought for water pricing mechanism

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government and its agencies sought on Thursday support of the provinces to introduce a proper pricing mechanism for all kinds of water uses as a policy instrument to fill the demand-supply gap in water infrastructure and supplies...

    He said Pakistan’s water crisis was much bigger than energy crisis and it required greater attention by all...

  • Provinces ‘ignore’ Centre’s proposed amendments to LG laws

    Federal minister and convener of a sub-committee of the parliamentary committee on electoral reforms, Zahid Hamid, told reporters after a board meeting here on Tuesday that the provinces have not yet responded to the proposed amendments despite repeated reminders...

    He added that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has been asked to once again seek response from the provinces...

  • Sound bytes: ‘Smaller provinces overlooked in last NFC award’

    Soon representatives from the federation and the four provinces will be sitting down together to renegotiate the formula that will govern provincial and federal shares of government tax collections...

    The process might have begun sooner, but one province — Sindh — took almost two months to nominate its representative...

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