Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

 

First Qatari visa facilitation centre opens in Islamabad

First Qatari visa facilitation centre opens in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, DEC 27 (DNA) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Zulfikar Bukhari Thursday said the government is committed to the goal of filling 100,000 job vacancies in Qatar and it is in line with the prime minister’s vision of creating employment opportunities in and outside the country. Inaugurating the first Qatari Visa Facilitation Centre at Islamabad’s Sector G-6 along with Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan, Saqar Bin Mubarak, he said the incumbent government has fulfilled another electioneering promise by providing jobs to aroundRead More


Prime Minister Imran Khan visits PIMS

Prime Minister Imran Khan visits PIMS

ISLAMABAD, DEC 27 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has paid a surprise visit to PIMS hospital. During his visit he inquired hospital administration regarding provision of medicine to the patients. He also interacted with the under treatment patients and expressed his full satisfaction for the provision of health facilities and good treatment. The Prime Minister also examined different departments of the hospital including Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic, Eye and Emergency. Imran Khan directed the hospital administration to continue provision of standard treatment facilities. Health Minister Aamir Kiani, Special Advisor toRead More


Reins of country are in hands of inexperienced person: Bilawal

Reins of country are in hands of inexperienced person: Bilawal

GARHI KHUDA BAKHSH (DNA) – Chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Thursday adopted an aggressive tone saying that the reins of the country are in the hands of inexperienced. Addressing a rally held on the 11th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto, Bilawal asserted that the foundation of federal government have become fragile. “The selected PM does not know that a spark can reduce everything to ashes. Listen with open ears, we will fight the conspiracies,” he declared. “These people cannot frighten me with so called and one-sidedRead More


Pakistan to play constructive role for normalcy in Afghanistan

Pakistan to play constructive role for normalcy in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, DEC 27 (DNA) – Foreign office spokesperson Dr Faysal has stated that Pakistan is to play a constructive role to promote harmony and normalcy in Afghanistan. At his weekly media talks in Islamabad on Thursday, the spokesperson told that the Foreign Minister has completed a positive visit to Sino, Afghanistan, Iran and Moscow and it helps generate consensus within the stakeholders to advance the normalcy in Afghanistan. Dr Faysal said the visit was part of government’s policy to strengthen relations with important actors of the world. He said the Foreign MinisterRead More


PEMRA approves landing rights for two foreign channels

PEMRA approves landing rights for two foreign channels

ISLAMABAD, DEC 27 (DNA)  – PEMRA Authority in its 147th meeting held on Thursday at PEMRA HQs Islamabad, approved grant of two Landing Right Permissions toM/s. Standard Services (Pvt.) Limited, Lahore for Foreign Satellite TV Channel “E-1” and M/s. Bells Entertainment (Pvt.) Ltd., Lahore for Foreign Satellite TV Channel “Minimax” both under children category. The Authority was also apprised on progress regarding registration of companies for TAM services, as per TAM Regulations 2018.  It was briefed that out of ten (10) companies that have applied andfive(5) companies have been provisionallyRead More


Probe ordered to look into CCTV cameras issue

Probe ordered to look into CCTV cameras issue

ISLAMABAD, DEC 27 (DNA) –Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday that the Cabinet has ordered thorough probe into installation of CCTV cameras in Islamabad. He said millions of rupees were spent on installation of close circuit TV cameras in Islamabad under safe city projects, but majority of these cameras are either dysfunctional or not able to provide legible pictures. He said a task force under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan would be constituted to modernize research in Pakistan. He said eminent scientist Dr Atta-ur-Rehman will headRead More