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  • Infrastructure development and poverty alleviation new Murad govt’s top agenda

    KARACHI: Former chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, who has been nominated by his party for the same office again, has said that the new Pakistan Peoples Party government will pay special attention to infrastructure development, poverty alleviation and improvement of health and education sectors in the province...

    To another question, he said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government had announced the Rs25 billion Karachi Package,...

  • British lawmakers agree to continue work for alleviation of suffering faced by Kashmiris

    British parliamentarians on Wednesday "agreed to continue to work towards ensuring the alleviation of suffering faced by the Kashmiri people", a statement by the Pakistan High Commission in London said...

    The High Commissioner reiterated Pakistan's resolve to continue to stand with the oppressed Kashmiris and extend its moral, political and diplomatic support to them for the "realisation of their inalienable right to...

  • Rangers, BSF discuss new strategies for tranquil border

    NEW DELHI: Heads of the border guards of India and Pakistan began a three-day meeting in New Delhi on Thursday, which looks primed to work out new strategies to effectively restore tranquillity to the working boundary in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said...

    In what can be seen as an encouraging development in talks between the two neighbours, the BSF-Pakistan Rangers meeting has been extended for a day to “discuss and finalise” these...

  • Political parties mull post-verdict strategies

    ISLAMABAD: As the countdown to the eagerly-awaited Supreme Court verdict in the Panamagate case began on Wednesday, the three main political parties — the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) — held meetings to finalise their strategies post-Panamagate...

    “After the verdict of the Supreme Court, there will a significant difference between today’s and tomorrow’s Pakistan,”...

  • Resilient crops, better strategies to fight climate change

    FAISALABAD: Climate change is the real challenge playing havoc with lives of the people, livestock and agricultural sector worldwide and tangible efforts are needed to fight it with justifying strategies and resilient agriculture system...

    He stressed upon the need for strengthening the academia and research ties between Pakistan and Malaysia...

  • Recent suicide attacks force PPP, ANP to revise strategies

    KARACHI: The recent back-to-back bomb attacks on election meetings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have prompted the Awami National Party (ANP) to cancel its rally in Karachi while the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has demanded adequate security for its chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari...

    The National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) has recently informed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that there existed serious...

  • Poverty in Pakistan declines significantly: WB report

    In Pakistan, the 25 percentage point decline in poverty between 2002 and 2014 was associated with a 10 percentage point reduction in the share of expenditure devoted to food...

    The government, supported by the World Bank, recently undertook a validation exercise to substantiate the poverty data from the intervening years, identify key shortcomings in the methodology and to lay out the next steps for creating a credible and autonomous...

  • Poverty eradication uphill task for Pakistan, India: World Bank

    WASHINGTON: Statistics released by the World Bank this week show that both India and Pakistan face an uphill task in eradicating poverty, despite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim that Islamabad needs to learn from New Delhi how to fight poverty...

    The World Bank report — “Poverty and Shared Prosperity” — places Pakistan among the countries where incomes of the poorest are growing faster than average...

  • Is economic growth enough for Pakistan’s poverty-stricken millions?

    KARACHI: Shah Nawaz walks Karachi’s dusty streets, one of thousands in the financial hub who are being fed by charities as the country’s economy picks up pace — but, some say, not fast enough for its poverty-stricken millions...

    Confidence in Pakistan is growing, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) claiming in October that the country has emerged from crisis and stabilised its economy after completing a bailout programme... ...

  • PTI to end poverty, make Pakistan a welfare state: Imran

    GUJRAT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Wednesday that he wanted to transform Pakistan, the way China did, by steering nearly 700 million people out of poverty and making it a welfare state, like Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had wanted it to be...

    He was speaking at a public gathering in the Maku village of Malakwal tehsil in Mandi Bahauddin district, where earlier former Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)...

  • PM Khan says Pakistan can benefit from China's expertise in tackling corruption, poverty

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday praised China for the way it tackled poverty and corruption, saying China’s expertise will help Pakistan to resolve the issues currently faced by the country, Radio Pakistan reported...

    “Corruption is the biggest enemy of Pakistan, we need special skills to track the white collar crime,” the premier said during an interaction with media persons before leaving for China on a three-day official...

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