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    Pakistan President And Prime Minister 2012

  • Prime Minister House to be converted into high-quality postgraduate institute: minister

    Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood announced on Thursday that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government will turn the Prime Minister House into a postgraduate university of a high quality...

    Addressing a press conference regarding the new government's plans for state-owned properties, the minister announced that additional construction will also be carried out on the land behind the residence meant for the premier after a...

  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012...

  • CM Balochistan and CJCSC call on prime minister

    ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch held a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad today...

    The meeting held at Prime Minister House, and attended by Minister for Ministry of States and Frontier Regions, Lt Gen (r) Abdul Qadir Baloch and National Party (NP) president Senator Mir Hasil Bizenjo, discussed matters relating to Balochistan and pace of development projects in the province...

  • 'Benazir Bhutto showed you can be a mother and prime minister,' writes Bilawal in column

    "Benazir Bhutto proved beyond a doubt, with her life and relentless courage, that women can certainly do everything," wrote Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari in a column penned for The Guardian, published on Monday...

    In January, it was learnt that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is set to become the second premier in recent history to give birth while in office after she announced her pregnancy...

  • Why do child stunting and maternal health feature so high on Prime Minister Imran Khan's priorities?

    As I listened to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s victory speech and then his inaugural address, I was particularly pleased to hear about his desire to reduce child stunting and improve maternal health...

    As a development economist, I have always been interested in questions like: why are some individuals and countries poor and unproductive but others rich and productive? My belief is that Pakistan’s economy has been left stunted because...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    An Islamabad district and sessions court had twice ordered the police to register a case against those responsible for the crash, and on Saturday, Lohi Bher police finally registered an FIR...

    The case has been registered against the owners, directors and shareholders of Bhoja Air (Pvt) Ltd, Farooq Omar Bhoja, Jet Aviation Sharjah, Arshad Jalil, and officers of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    Chaired by Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, the session began over an hour and 20 minutes behind the scheduled time of 10am as mentioned in the order of the day...

  • Opec output highest since 2012

    LONDON: Opec oil supply in April has jumped to its highest in more than two years, boosted by record or near-record supplies from Iraq and Saudi Arabia, a Reuters survey showed, as key members stand firm in their focus on market share...

    97m bpd in March, according to the survey, based on shipping data and information from sources at oil companies, Opec and consultants...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    ISLAMABAD: The state minister for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) on Wednesday said that the eight-storey US Embassy building in the Diplomatic Enclave was being constructed with the approval of the Capital Development Authority (CDA)...

    The minister said that CDA had not only approved ground plus seven storeys for the embassy building, but had also extended similar approval for the Bangladesh embassy building...

  • LinkedIn warns of data leak from 2012 hack

    WASHINGTON: The professional social network LinkedIn told members Wednesday that data from some 100 million users stolen in a 2012 hack had been leaked online, and recommended a change in passwords...

    LinkedIn had said in 2012 that some 6...

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