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Security forces recover huge quantity of arms, ammunition in NWA

In North Waziristan Agency, security forces recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Ghulam Khan area on Monday.

It includes shotguns, rocket propelled grenades, mortar shells and seventy-five kilogram explosive materials.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Govt giving top priority to power sector: Hafeez

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister, Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman says the government is giving top priority to power sector to overcome its shortage.

In a statement, he said the sitting government added one hundred fifty eight megawatts electricity in the grid through hydle resources …

CM Punjab inaugurates Bab-e-Pakistan project in Lahore

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has inaugurated the project of Bab-e-Pakistan in Lahore on Sunday.

Bab-e-Pakistan project has been divided into two phases and is expected to be completed till 2020.

This project will be built on 117 acres …

Healthcare facilities being improved across province: Majid Abro

Balochistan Health Minister Mir Abdul Maajid Abro has said that healthcare facilities are being improved across the province.

Talking to people in Dera Murad Jamali, he said availability of doctors and paramedical staff at all health units and hospitals will …

Punjab govt launches Doing Business Reform Plan

Punjab government has launched the 100 Days to Doing Business Reform Plan to facilitate businesses and start-ups to improve the investment environment in the province.

The Doing Business reform agenda also seeks to improve Pakistan’s ranking on the Doing Business …

Global Economy to Edge Up to 3.1 percent in 2018 but Future Potential Growth a Concern

Islamabad, January 10, 2018 (PPI-OT):The World Bank forecasts global economic growth to edge up to 3.1 percent in 2018 after a much stronger-than-expected 2017, as the recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade continues, and as commodity-exporting developing economies benefit from …

Pakistan Mulls NATO Offer to Ship Afghan Supplies Through Gwadar Port

ISLAMABAD Pakistani officials say the U.S.-led NATO military coalition in Afghanistan has offered to import vital supplies through the southwestern port of Gwadar, calling it a much shorter and economically viable route into landlocked Afghanistan.

The federal minister for maritime …

Govt taking concrete steps for promotion of quality education in province: Khattak

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak says the government is taking concrete steps for promotion of quality education in the province.

Addressing a function in Malakand agency today, he said English medium courses have been introduced in government schools to …

Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming’s board formed

Riyadh, (UNA-OIC) – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Sports Authority (GSA) Turki Al Asheikh has approved the formation of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming.

This was on the …

Country has made unprecedented progress: Tanvir

Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanvir Hussain says the country has made unprecedented progress during the current government.

Addressing a public gathering in Lahore, he said some elements are playing with the national interests for their personal interests.

Source: Radio …