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ASAD UMAR URGES GLOBAL COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE WITH AFGHANISTAN

ASAD UMAR URGES GLOBAL COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE WITH AFGHANISTAN

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Saturday called on the international community to engage with Afghanistan rather than isolating the country in the aftermath of a swift Taliban takeover, ARY NEWS reported. Speaking over the ongoing developments in the neighboring country, the federal minister said that the world must not repeat...

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Govt to Regulate Social Media Applications to Prevent Harassment Incidents

Govt to Regulate Social Media Applications to Prevent Harassment Incidents

Following the Minar-e-Pakistan incident, the federal cabinet has decided to form a committee that will make suggestions to the government to help it enforce regulations on social media applications to curb such incidents in the future. Briefing the media after the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister, Fawad Chaudhry, said that the...

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CM Punjab Inaugurates Development Projects in Chiniot

CM Punjab Inaugurates Development Projects in Chiniot

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has on Tuesday inaugurated and laid foundation of projects worth billions of rupees in Chiniot.Speaking to media on the occasion, the chief minister said solving public problems is the government’s foremost priority and development packages are being given to all districts.Usman Buzdar announced to build a 250-bed hospital in...

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Cars to get cheaper as Government mulling to remove Additional Customs Duty

Cars to get cheaper as Government mulling to remove Additional Customs Duty

According to top government officials, the government is considering eliminating the 7% Additional Customs Duty (ACD) on the auto sector in the next federal budget (2021-22).According to high-level officials, the Ministry of Factories and Development and the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) tax authorities will work together to finalise the plan for the abolition of...

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World Bank Aprroves $1.3 Billion For Projects in Pakistan

World Bank Aprroves $1.3 Billion For Projects in Pakistan

The Minister for Economic Affairs, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, attended the signing ceremony of several project agreements worth $1,336 million, including a grant of $128 million with the World Bank at the Ministry of Economic Affairs today. This financing will support the government’s initiatives in Social Protection; Disaster and Climate Risk Management; Improving Infrastructure for Resilience;...

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Pakistan To Likely Lift Ban on Trade With India

Pakistan To Likely Lift Ban on Trade With India

The ban on trade with India may be lifted soon as the recent correspondence between the premiers of both countries seemed to have thawed the icy bilateral relations. Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, conveyed his well-wishes in a message to Prime Minister Imran Khan on March 20, 2021, after PM Imran tested positive for COVID-19....

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Meet Sardar Pawan Singh, The First Pakistani Sikh PRO to Punjab Governor

Meet Sardar Pawan Singh, The First Pakistani Sikh PRO to Punjab Governor

The provincial government of Punjab, in 2019 has appointed Sardar Pawan Singh Arora the first Pakistani Sikh as Public Relations Officer to Punjab Governor. According to the Punjab governor’s office statement, Pawan Singh Arora, who was previously working as district information officer, Nankana Sahib, has assumed charge as Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar’s PRO.Born on April 12,...

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