Daily Archives: January 23, 2021

UNCHR starts small business support programme for refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has started small business support programme for the refugees. Talking to APP in Islamabad, an official of UNCHR said Pakistan and UNCHR in collaboration with Afghan Embassy has also provided six month vocational

Govt considering formation of Potato Development & Export Council: Razaq

The government is considering formation of Potato Development and Export Council. Matters pertaining to its constitution were discussed at a meeting chaired by Adviser on Commerce Razaq Dawood in Islamabad today. In his tweet, the Adviser said that the meeting

Govt to take freight trains business up to Rs36bn per annum: Swati

Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati has said that the government has set a target to take freight trains business up to 36 billion rupees per annum. Talking to media in Lahore today (Saturday), he said Pakistan Railway needs to

Firdous terms youth vital for country’s economy

Punjab Chief Minister’s Special Assistant Firdous Ashiq Awan says government’s policies are aimed at providing equal opportunities of development for all cities. Addressing a press conference in Jehlum today (Saturday), she criticised previous government for investing too much in their

SNGPL decides to resume gas supply to CNG stations for 12 hours

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited has decided to resume gas supply to CNG stations for 12 hours. According to official spokesperson, gas supply to CNG sector will remain open on Sunday from 6am to 6pm. The decision was taken in

Punjab govt to launch crackdown on hate literature, speech

The Interior Ministry and the Punjab government has decided to jointly launch crackdown on those involved in publishing and distribution of religious hate literature in the province. The decision was taken at the meeting among Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid