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Serving ailing humanity main purpose of life: Alvi

President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said serving the ailing humanity and the destitute people was the main purpose of life and it was a matter of pride that the Pakistanis were ahead of other nations

PM reminds int’l community to act over India’s designs to implement Hindutva’s ideology

Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday urged the international community to intervene and stop India, which by following the racist and supremacist ideology of “Hindutva” had, what he feared, taken the r

PM for enhancing Pakistan-US business-to-business cooperation

Prime Minister Imran Khan, while describing the United States as Pakistan’s second largest trading partner with a significant investment footprint in the country, on Wednesday underscored the need to

Firdous urges nation to fully celebrate 27th February as victory day

Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has urged the nation to fully celebrate the 27th February as a victory day.

Surprise Day being celebrated today as tribute to retaliatory attack by PAF after India’s botched Balakot airstrike

The government has announced to celebrate ‘Surprise Day’ today as a tribute to the retaliatory attack by the Pakistan Air Force after India’s botched Balakot airstrike.

9th session of Pakistan-Kazakhstan IJC begins today

The two-day 9th Session of Pakistan-Kazakhstan Inter-governmental Joint Commission will begin in Islamabad today.

President grieved over death of ex-mayor Naimatullah Khan

President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday expressed grief and sorrow over the passing away of former mayor Karachi Naimatullah Khan.

After economic stabilization, govt now focusing on socioeconomic growth: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday said as the previous year remained challenging in terms of stabilizing the economy, the government after achieving stabilization, was now focusing on socioeconomic gr

PM approves restructuring of PCCC for strengthening research in cotton sector

The government, in order to strengthen research in the cotton sector, on Tuesday decided to give autonomy to the Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) through its restructuring and effective privat

FM asks int’l community to take notice of riots triggered by mobs of extremists in New Delhi

Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi has asked the international community to take notice of violence and riots triggered by mobs of extremists in New Delhi.

PM vows not to burden consumers with higher utility bills: Firdous

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday reiterated the government’s firm resolve for not burdening the consumers with increased utility bills, by keeping the electricity and gas tariffs stable through ou

Pakistan getting stronger day by day: Dr. Arif Alvi

President Dr. Arif Alvi said on Monday that Pakistanis through their continuous efforts had not only strengthened and stabilized Pakistan on various fronts but were also advancing in this direction.

PM for highlighting true image of Pakistan at domestic, int’l levels

With significant achievements made during the present government at diplomatic and domestic fronts, and the country’s stature raised at international level, Pakistanis at home as well as the expatriat

Govt. considering reduction in electricity price on priority: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday terming energy sector as vital for the country’s economic progress said reduction in electricity price, energy reforms and overcoming power losses was the priority

Trump must hold talks with Modi, for normalizing situation in IOJ&K: FM

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says US President Donald Trump should hold talks with Indian leader Narendra Modi, for normalizing the situation in Occupied Kashmir.

PM operationalizing industry that closed in last Govt's tenure: Firdous

Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan says Prime Minister Imran Khan is operationalizing the industry which was closed during the last government's tenure.

Young officers can learn from experience of senior officers: Secretary Information

Secretary Information and Broadcasting Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that young officers in government institutions can learn from experience of senior officers.

China lauds Pakistan’s support in wake of coronavirus epidemic

China has reiterated its appreciation over the enormous support and assistance offered by Pakistan in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Pakistan fully secure to hold all type of int’l sports events: Secretary Information

Secretary Information and Broadcasting, Akbar Hussain Durrani said on Monday that participation of foreign players in various sports activities was a testimony of the fact that Pakistan was fully secu

Govt taking revolutionary steps in health sector: President Alvi

President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday said that government was taking revolutionary steps in the health sector to provide quality healthcare facilities to the people as per vision of Prime Minister Imran K

PM urges world to become voice of resilient Kashmiri women for peace in IOJ&K

Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the world community, especially women, to become voice of resilient Kashmiri women for peace in Occupied Kashmir.

PM vows to provide job opportunities to youth, alleviate poverty

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated the government's resolve to make Pakistan a welfare Islamic state in lines with the vision of founder of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Pakistan hopeful for success of peace deal between US, Afghan Taliban: FM Qureshi

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said Pakistan was hopeful for success of peace deal between United states (US) and Afghan Taliban which would be signed on February 29, in Doha

Kashmir women resistance day blackest day of Indian atrocities in IOK: Firdous

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said Kashmir Women’s Resistance Day is the blackest day of Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmi

BJP-led fascist Indian govt wants to eliminate Muslims in occupied Kashmir: AJK President

Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) President, Sardar Masood Khan says the BJP-led fascist Indian government wants to completely eliminate Muslims in occupied Kashmir as well as India.

US senator calls trump policy on Iran a ‘total disaster’

US Democratic Senator Chris Murphy said Sunday that President Donald Trump’s policy on Iran “has been a total disaster,” after the president criticized Murphy for meeting with Iran’s top diplomat last

SBP governor briefs President Alvi on steps for differently abled persons

President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday chaired a discussion here on financial inclusion of differently abled persons and called for concerted efforts to facilitate economic empowerment of the focused groups

US President Trump to raise Kashmir, minorities' right issues during India visit

US President Donald Trump will raise concerns over Kashmir and rights of minorities during his two-day visit to India beginning from tomorrow.

PM, Balochistan CM discuss reports of outbreak of Corona Virus in Iran

Telephonic conversation held between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan.

Appreciation of Pakistan at FATF meeting good news for country: Firdous

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Saturday said appreciation of Pakistan at Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting was a good news for the

Pakistan’s earns US $ 264 mln from travel services’ export

Pakistan earned US $ 264.254 million by providing different travel services in various countries during the first half of current financial year 2019-20.

President directs banks to ensure implementation of 2% job quota for disabled

President Dr. Arif Alvi on Friday directed all banks of Pakistan to ensure implementation of disable quota in banks, train to differently abled people and give them jobs.

Formation of Islamic welfare state on pattern of Madinah vision of PTI government: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan says the formation of Islamic welfare state on the pattern of Madina is a vision of PTI government.

Indian forces have turned whole valley of Occupied Kashmir into jail: PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan says Kashmir issue is the major impediment to trade cooperation between Pakistan and India.

Ehsaas Programme, an important milestone in improving lot of deserving people: Firdous

Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said Ehsaas Programme is proving to be an important milestone in improving the lot of poor and deserving people in backward

PM inaugurates Muzaffargarh-DG Khan Highway, 250-bed block of Erdogan Hospital

:Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the newly-built Muzaffargarh-Dera Ghazi Khan Highway and a new 250-bed block of Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital here on Friday.

Pakistan welcomes announcement of US-Taliban agreement likely on Feb 29

Pakistan on Friday welcomed the announcement regarding the agreement between the United States and Taliban, expected to be signed on February 29, 2020.

Razak appreciates technical support of WB to Pakistan

Country Director of World Bank for Pakistan, Illango Patchamuthu, along with his team, called on Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Industry and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood in Islamabad.

Afghan peace process moving in right direction: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said it is the first time that the Afghan peace process is moving in the right direction.

UN urges int’l community to help Pakistan for Afghan refugees

United Nations has urged international community to continue helping Pakistan, which has been shouldering the burden of millions of Afghan refugees over the past 40 years.

Pakistan condemns heinous attacks in Germany

Pakistan has strongly condemned the heinous attacks in Hanau, Germany which resulted in the loss of a number of innocent lives and injuries to many others.

President seeks strong culture of voluntary blood donation in country

President Arif Alvi Thursday stressed the need for a strong culture of voluntary blood donation in the country with equal attention towards cadaveric organ donation.

PM to launch Ehsaas Amdan Programme in Layyah today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch Ehsaas Amdan Programme in Layyah today for uplift of the poor and deserving people of the society.

PM directs to bring stability in prices of edible items

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to bring stability in prices of edible items besides their timely provision during Ramazan.

PM chairs meeting on Pakistan Steel Mills

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting regarding the Pakistan Steel Mills here on Thursday.

US congressmen express concern over Kashmir issue

Two US Congressmen, Ami Bera and George Holding, have expressed concern over the grim situation in occupied Kashmir, insisting that the Narendra Modi government should release political detainees and

Capacity building of faculty is of high importance: Shafqat Mahmood

Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has said that capacity building of faculty is very important besides bringing curriculum at par with international standards an

Ehsaas Programme launched to empower women: President

President Dr Arif Alvi has said that no country could achieve the goal of sustainable development without empowering the women.

Federal Cabinet meets today to discuss political, economic situation

Federal Cabinet meets in Islamabad today with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.