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  • ECC allows non-competitive tendering for LNG terminal, defers proposal to ban wheat exports

    The ECC meeting, presided over by Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance & Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, also ordered the authorities concerned to shift some oil movements through Pakistan Railways to help it stand on its feet...

    It will be presided over by Dr Shaikh and held on Tuesday (July 9) in order to work out a strategy in this regard and explore how the federal government could contribute...

  • Dolphin Force: Punjab government's white elephant?

    The inspiration (and peculiar name) for the security force comes from a law enforcement unit in Turkey which greatly impressed Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, leading to its emulation at home...

    Several requests were sent to higher offices of the provincial government to increase the number of vehicles deployed at police stations, officials claim, but no response was ever solicited...

  • Punjab CM reprimands city district government officials for poor performance

    GUJRAT: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the Norwegian government has equipped the Crime Scene Unit (CSU) of Gujrat police with the latest gadgets and machinery worth Rs2 million...

    This is the first such project of the UNODC in any district of Punjab as a former Gujrat DPO, Rai Ijaz Ahmed (now serving as Sialkot DPO), had initiated this project through negotiations with the organisation as...

  • Government replaces IGPs of Sindh, Punjab and KP

    The federal government on Friday issued notifications for the appointments of Inspector Generals of Police (IGP) in the Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) provinces...

    Dr Kaleem Imam, a grade-21 officer serving as the Punjab IGP, has now been appointed as the IGP for Sindh...

  • Government seeks FAO help to fight locust threat in Punjab

    ISLAMABAD: The government has sought technical advice and guidance from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations on international best practices and use of pesticides with safety standards, as Punjab is facing a locust attack...

    FAO representative in Pakistan Mina Dowlatchahi held a meeting with Minister for National Food Security and Research Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar here on Tuesday and discussed with him the...

  • US voices concern about stability of Pakistan government

    WASHINGTON: US Sec­retary of State Rex Tillerson said after a meeting with Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday that he believed the United States had a reliable partner in Pakistan...

    In his brief remarks to the media following the meeting, Sec­retary Tillerson expressed concerns about the future of Pakistan’s government, stressing that Washington wanted a stable government in Islamabad...

  • How the local government elections are strengthening democracy in Pakistan

    My cousin is contesting a Union Council election in a rural constituency in southern Punjab — my family’s first foray into any kind of electoral politics...

    So here is what I have learned so far from this election fought in the constituency of about 20,000 voters in three economically robust and socially vibrant villages in southern Punjab...

  • ‘Indian government set to reject BCCI plea for Pakistan series’

    ISLAMABAD: The chances of a bilateral series between India and Pakistan have taken a hit as reports are rife that the Indian government has raised an objection to it and is set to reject the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) plea for the same...

    “The government has given us an indication that public sentiment at the moment is not in favour [of the series]...

  • World T20: Government approves Pakistan's visit to India

    Months of speculation over Pakistan's participation in the 2016 World Twenty20 ended on Thursday after the government approved the team's visit to India for the tournament...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said he was 'pleased' that the government had given its consent for the team's participation but called upon the International Cricket Council (ICC) to put in 'special' security arrangements for the...

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