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  • Balochistan CM wants end to chopping of trees in Ziarat

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Min­is­ter Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said on Monday that Ziarat, which had the world’s second largest juniper forests, could be developed as a popular tourist spot on the pattern of Murree and Ayubia...

    People involved in chopping of juniper trees were committing an atrocity with themselves, he said during a visit to Ziarat festival...

  • Accused in Ziarat Residency attack held

    QUETTA: Police claimed on Friday to have arrested another accused involved in an attack on the Ziarat Residency of Quaid-i-Azam...

    “Pukar Marri, a resident of Spin Tangi area of Shahrag, was wanted by Ziarat police in the Residency attack case,” SSP Aitzaz Ahmed Goraya said at a press conference...

  • UNHCR project launched in Ziarat school

    QUETTA: The United Nations refugee agency has initiated an education project in Ziarat under a programme aimed at improving educational facilities in various districts of Balochistan...

    Under the project, a students’ hostel and multipurpose hall will be built and gymnasium equipment provided for teachers of Al Hijrah School in Ziarat...

  • Weeklong Ziarat festival begins

    QUETTA: A seven-day Ziarat festival was inaugurated at the hill resort on Sunday in presence of ministers, parliamentarians, civil and military officials and a large number of other people...

    “We will also approach the federal government for increasing the financial allocations for Ziarat and Juniper forest areas announced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,” he said...

  • Flag-hoisting ceremony at Ziarat Residency

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri paid rich tribute to the Quaid-i-Azam on Friday, saying it was because of his leadership and great efforts that Pakistan came into being...

    Addressing a flag hoisting ceremony held at the Ziarat Residency to celebrate the Quaid’s birthday, the chief minister urged the nation to follow the Quaid’s principles of unity, faith and discipline...

  • FC recovers 1,000kg explosives from Ziarat

    QUETTA: Security forces arrested 10 suspected militants and recovered about 1,000 kilogrammes of explosives during separate raids in Balochistan's Ziarat and Killa Saifullah districts on Monday...

    Frontier Corps spokesman said security forces demolished four sanctuaries of terrorists during the operation in Ziarat's Sanjavi area and arrested seven militants...

  • Assembly calls for declaring Ziarat ‘tourism point’

    QUETTA: The Balochistan Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution, calling on the federal government to declare Ziarat as a ‘tourism point’...

    Tabled by Spozmai Achakzai of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP), the resolution said that Ziarat was a green area and provided many recreational activities...

  • Five TTP men arrested in Ziarat

    QUETTA: Security forces on Sunday arrested five suspected militants of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Ziarat...

    Official sources said that the arrests were made during a search operation launched by Frontier Corps personnel in Aghbarg area of Ziarat district on an intelligence report about the presence of TTP suspects...

  • Bye-poll in Ziarat today

    QUETTA: Voting for the Balochistan Assembly seat PB-7 Ziarat will be held amid tight security at 59 polling stations across the constituency on Sunday...

    Personnel of the Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps have been deputed to ensure the polling in a fair, free and transparent manner, said Provincial Election Commissioner Muhammad Majeed Jaffar...

  • IEDs used in Ziarat bomb blasts, confirms CTD

    QUETTA: Preliminary investigation into the two explosions that hit as many vehicles in Ziarat on Friday suggested that improvised explosive devices (IED) were used to carry out the terror attacks which claimed five lives and left 13 people injured...

    The CTD has registered two First Information Reports (FIR) of the bomb blasts on the report of Levies Force, Ziarat...

  • Buzdar lauds Ziarat Residency rehabilitation

    Soon after his arrival in Ziarat on Wednesday, Mr Buzdar took round of different sections of the residency and showed keen interest in the items displayed in the building which had remained in use of the Quaid-i-Azam...

    The provincial ministers, tribal elders and senior government officials warmly welcomed the Punjab chief minister on his arrival in Ziarat...

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