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Government has increased provincial share in PSDP says PM Nawaz Sharif

Government has increased provincial share in PSDP says PM Nawaz Sharif. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said his government was pursuing a people- centric approach for development and has increased provincial share in Public Sector Development Programme 2017-18, which was three times more as compared to FY 2012-13. The Prime Minister was chairing a meeting of the National Economic Council, attended by Prime Minister of AJ&K, Governor KPK, Chief






Legislation on FATA issue must come in all as was done by the PPPP government during its tenure in case of giving status of province to Gilgit-Baltistan, Khursheed Shah

Legislation on FATA issue must come in all as was done by the PPPP government during its tenure in case of giving status of province to Gilgit-Baltistan, Khursheed Shah ISLAMABAD – Opposition Leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Wednesday demanded constitution of a judicial commission to probe attack on Army Public School Peshawar. “Yesterday, I visited Peshawar and parents of deceased students complained that their grievances were






CPEC-A Economic Revolution for Pakistan

CPEC-A Economic Revolution for Pakistan By: Rashid Ahmed Mughal A multidimensional revolution in the shape of CPEC is on its way to Pakistan which will surely end years of economic isolation of Pakistan and tackle two fundamental issues of Poverty and un-employment which have daunted Pakistan’s growth and resulted  in  reduced GDP over the years.CPEC,therefore,is going to usher in a  new era of prosperity, rapid economic development  and wellbeing of






GB chief minister dropped from list of PM’s delegation to China

By: Ghulam Abbas In a surprising move, Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafeez-ur-Rehman was dropped from the list of dignitaries visiting China along with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to participate in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) forum, aimed at regional development through win-win cooperation, without citing any reason. Reliable sources told Pakistan Today that the chief minister of GB was also included in the initial list of chief ministers (of four






Foreign tourists require no more NOC to visit Gilgit-Baltistan: Nisar

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday announced to withdraw the no objection certificate (NOC) for foreign tourists in Gilgit-Baltistan. In a Press Conference in Islamabad, the minister said that since one and a half year, it had been made conditional to have a NOC to visit the Gilgit-Baltistan region. However, he added that now it was decided that in order to promote tourism in the






A stall of traditional handcrafts of Hunza Gojal displayed at Khunjerav top during Khunjerav Pamir Cultural Festival. Photo: Zahid Karim Khamoosh

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The three-day exhibition titled “Made in Gilgit-Baltistan” in full swing at the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage Lok Virsa in Islamabad. The event was arranged by Culture department of Gilgit-Baltistan in collaboration with Lok Virsa. About 35 stalls exhibiting culture and traditional touch of Gilgit-Baltistan set up at Open Air Theatre of Lok Virsa. The exhibition will continue with all its festivities at Lok Virsa complex,






In the second phase of census, some 88 districts of the four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan region, northwestern tribal region, and Azad (liberated) Kashmir will be covered till May 24

In the second phase of census, some 88 districts of the four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan region, northwestern tribal region, and Azad (liberated) Kashmir will be covered till May 24. The second phase of  sixth census of its ever-growing populace amid heightened security on Tuesday following a spate of terrorist attacks on census staff across the country wide. In the second phase, some 88 districts of the four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan region, northwestern






GB demands for provincial autonomy and compensation for land acquisition

ISLAMABAD:  China reassured that there will be equal socio–economic benefits to all parts of Pakistan, under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to President, China-Pakistan Friendship Association Sha Zhu Kang, China and Pakistan are working closely to ensure benefits of CPEC across the board. He told Chief Minister, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak  during his meeting with him in Beijing that his country would extend all out support to his province as well for its rapid development. The Chinese






Relacom Pakistan Pvt Ltd telecom industry in Pakistan is looking for Team Leaders, BSS Engineers, Riggers, Genset Technician & Auto cad design Engineers across Pakistan for Telcom projects.

Relacom Pakistan Pvt Ltd telecom industry in Pakistan is looking for Team Leaders, BSS Engineers, Riggers, Genset Technician & Auto cad design Engineers across Pakistan for Telecom projects. • Qualification: • Minimum Qualification for Team Leaders/Engineers: Bachelors in Telecommunication • Diploma for Genset Technicians preferred • No academic qualification Restriction for Riggers/ Genset Technician. Job Locations: South Region: Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Mirpurkhas, Quetta, Central Region: Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala, North






Nine industrial zones to be set up along CPEC route in three years

Nine industrial zones to be set up along #CPEC route in three years ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: As many as nine industrial zones have been planned to be set up along the route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from Gwadar to Chitral to utilize the natural resources throughout the Country. “These industrial zones would be set up in a period of two to three years with the ownership of the respective