Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

 

Pakistan committed to eradicate terrorism: President

Islamabad: 20th April - General Claudio Graziano, Chief Of Defence General Staff of Italian Armed Forces 
called on President Mamnoon Hussain after being decorated with Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) in a special 
investiture ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad Wednesday. Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff 
Committee General Rashad Mahmood is also present. - DNA Photo

ISLAMABAD, April 20 (DNA): President Mamnoon Hussain conferred the award of Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) on General Claudio Graziano, Chief of Defence General Staff of Italian Armed Forces in Islamabad on Wednesday. The President decorated General Claudio Graziano, Chief of Defence General Staff of Italian Armed Forces in recognition of his outstanding services and contributions in promoting friendly relations between the Armed forces of Pakistan and Italy. The special investiture ceremony was attended by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Rashad Mahmood, Secretary Defence and senior civil and military officials. SpeakingRead More


NAB Chairman chairs a meeting

Islamabad: 20th April - Chairman NAB, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry chairing meeting to review progress on the 
implementation of Internal Accountability Mechanism (IAM) at NAB Headquarter on Wednesday. - DNA Photo

ISLAMABAD, 20 APR (DNA) – Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review progress on the implementation of Internal Accountability Mechanism (IAM) introduced in NAB with a view to make its internal procedure more accountable and transparent. During the meeting, Senior Member Chairman’s Inspection and Monitoring Team (CI&MT) informed that on the directions of Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB, Internal Accountability Mechanism was introduced within NAB with a view to weed out such elements that for reasons of inefficiency, misconduct, malpractice and violation of laid downRead More


US funds renovation of Ministry of Health Office

Islamabad: 20th April - Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination Saira 
Afzal Tarar, Minister of Planning, Development, and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal, and USAID Mission Director 
John Groarke cutting the ribbon to inaugurate refurbished office space for the Health Planning, Systems 
Strengthening and Information Analysis Unit at the Ministry of Health Islamabad on Wednesday. - DNA Photo

ISLAMABAD, 20 APR (DNA) – As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen Pakistan’s health systems, the U.S. Agency for International Development refurbished the office space of the Health Planning, Systems Strengthening and Information Analysis Unit at the Ministry of Health. USAID Mission Director John Groarke, Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar, and Minister of Planning, Development, and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal inaugurated the renovated facility on Wednesday. The Ministry’s Health Planning, Systems Strengthening, and Information Analysis Unit, established in 2015, helps to formulateRead More


ICC meetings start on Thursday

ICC code of conduct, DRS Umpire’s Call changed

DUBAI, 20 APR (DNA) – The ICC Board will gather at the ICC headquarters in Dubai on Monday, 25 April, for the second round of meetings of 2016. In the lead up to these meetings, various other committee meetings, including the ICC Chief Executives’ Committee meeting, will take place. The schedule includes the following meetings: ICC Women’s Committee (Thu),        ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (Fri and Sat), Audit, Finance & Commercial Affairs and Development Committee (Sat),  Governance and Executive Committee (Sun) and ICC, IDI and IBC Board meetings (Mon). Key issuesRead More


TEVTA signs MoU with Millat Equipments Ltd

Lahore: 20th April - Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and Chief Executive Millat Equipment Ahsan 
Imran are signing the MoU here yesterday at TEVTA Secretariat on Wednesday. - DNA Photo

LAHORE, 20 APR, (DNA) – TEVTA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Millat Equipments Ltd. to start 4 demand driven courses. These courses, including CNC Operator, Electricians, Machinists and Quality Inspectors Programmes, will be started in respective TEVTA Institutes.  After successful starting of these courses, new courses relevant to engineering sector will also be initiated to promote public private partnership.   This MoU was signed by Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and Chief Executive Millat Equipment Ahsan Imran.  Chief Operating Officer TEVTA Jawad Ahmad Qureshi, Deputy General ManagerRead More


BISP partners with startups to promote beneficiary employment: Marvi

Islamabad: 20th April - Chairperson BISP MNA Marvi Memon speaks 
at FAST University during her visit to best startups in town in a bid to 
explore employment opportunities for BISP beneficiaries. - DNA Photo

ISLAMABAD, April 20 (DNA): Startups would be encouraged by BISP for beneficiaries and young entrepreneurs so that they may exit poverty and become financially empowered. After launching E-commerce initiative, BISP is on a drive to promote employment of its beneficiaries through skill development and job placement by partnering with entrepreneurs. This was stated by Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA, Marvi Memon during her visit to best startups in town in a bid to explore employment opportunities for BISP beneficiaries. Chairperson BISP visited Meraki Art Gallery, Delivery Ten, EveryRead More