Daily Archives: January 12, 2021

No compromise to be made on merit in public sector universities: KP Governor

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman says no compromise will be made on merit and transparency in public sector universities of the province. Presiding over a senate meeting of University of Technology Peshawar, he directed to conduct audit of the university

Buzdar, Aleem discuss demand, supply of wheat & flour

Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in Lahore today (Tuesday). Matters of mutual interest, demand and supply of wheat and flour, and political situation of the province were discussed during the meeting.

Cop escorting polio workers, shot dead in Karak

A police personnel accompanying the Anti-polio team embraced martyrdom after unknown gunmen opened fire on them in Takht-e-Nasrati area of Karak district today. Police have cordoned off the area and started search operation to arrest the culprits. &nbs...

AJK PM denounces unprovoked Indian firing at LoC

The Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan has strongly denounced the unprovoked firing on civilian population from Indian forces across the line of control. In a statement over the frequent incidents of violation of ceasefire

Protection of life, property of minority communities Govt’s top priority: Sarwar

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar says protection of life and property of minority communities, and their religious places is among top priorities of the government. He stated this during his visit to Mariamabad Church in Sheikhupura on Tuesday. The Governor

Dr Sania Nishtar inaugurates Ehsaas Delivery Unit in Islamabad

Special Assistant to Prime minister on Social Protection Dr Sania Nishtar has inaugurated the Ehsaas Delivery Unit in Islamabad. Speaking on the occasion in Islamabad on Tuesday, she said the main objective of this unit is to oversee implementation and

Provision of affordable residence to people is among govt’s priories: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan says provision of affordable residence to the people with ownership rights is one of the top priories of the government and he also directed to complete the ongoing projects within the stipulated timeframe. Talking to Minister

Pakistan Poultry Association Warns Against Government Intervention

The poultry sector is still undergoing a crisis phase and Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) North Zone Vice-Chairman, Raja Attique-ur-Rehman Abbasi, considers government intervention to stabilize prices to be even more harmful. He made these remarks at a press conference, highlighting

Seven FinTech Companies Receive Approvals to Operate as EMIs in Pakistan

Seven FinTech companies in Pakistan have received in-principle and pilot approvals to operate as Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) in 2020. These EMIs have planned to provide services of E-money wallet to merchants and customers. One EMI is also working to

Severe Winters Cause 250mmcfd Gas Shortfall for SSGC

The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) is facing a gas shortfall of over 250 mmcfd, informed Saeed Larik, ADMD (UFG) SSGC, during a media briefing at the head office of the company. The shortfall is coming from the fact that