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PM to inaugurate Coal Power Project in Faisalabad today

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate a forty Mega Watts Coal Fired Power Project in Faisalabad today. Commissioning of this Power Plant is a step towards achieving self-reliance in power generation. Such initiatives by the Private sector are extremely encouraging and will prove helpful in overcoming the energy shortage in the country. The Government is heavily investing in energy sector to rid the country of energy deficit by 2018. A policy of energy-mix that focuses on diverse sources of energy is earnestly pursued at the Government level. The 40 MW Coal Power Plants at Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd Faisalabad is the largest of its kind in the industrial sector of Faisalabad.

Pace of development in Pakistan reaching new heights

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that PML-N government is implementing the agenda of progress and development of the country and service to people. He was addressing a public gathering at Kala Shah Kaku after laying the foundation stone of Lahore Eastern bypass at Kala-Shah Kaku on Friday evening. Elevating the living standard of the people of the country is the duty of the government and PML-N is fulfilling its responsibility in this regard. The world is acknowledging the pace of development in Pakistan. The Prime Minister says that the network of the development has been spread throughout the country. Government has launched different project in Balochistan that will change the fate of the people of the province. All the sectors and all areas of the country are being addressed equally

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif performed the groundbreaking of Lahore Eastern bypass at Kala-Shah Kaku on Friday evening.

CDWP approved 7 projects

Terrorists' desperate attempts after successful Anti-Terror drive

Security forces have killed all the four terrorists who entered Christian colony near Warsak road in Peshawar on Friday morning. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two FC personnel, a police constable and two civilian guards were injured in the exchange of fire with the terrorists. Situation is under control in the area.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed satisfaction over successfully foiling the attack in Peshawar by four suicide bombers. In a statement, he commended the ability and efforts of security agencies including army, FC and police to promptly neutralize the terrorist attack without any loss of life. COAS also appreciates the Army

Eleven people have been killed and Forty two other injured in a suicide attack at the gate of district courts Mardan on F

According to Advisor to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani, two policemen, two lawyers and three civilians are among the dead. The injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital Mardan and Mardan Medical Complex.

PM invites Turkish investors to explore Pakistan’s infrastructure, energy sectors

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif invites the Turkish investors to explore Pakistan’s infrastructure and energy sectors. He was talking to Chairman Foreign Economic Relations Board Turkey (DEIK), Omer Cihad Vardan, who is here to attend Pakistan- Turkey Business Round-table, being held as follow-up to the recent visit of Punjab’s Chief Minister to Turkey. The Prime Minister says Pakistan and Turkey had always lent support to each other through most difficult times. Pakistan and Turkey are brotherly countries with a common history, and they should make it a priority to strengthen their relations in every aspect

Pak-Turkey relations to further strengthen the bilateral ties

Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to enhance cooperation in diverse sectors. The understanding came at a meeting of a delegation of Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad on Friday. The delegation discuss with the Minister the possibilities of enhancing the cooperation in the areas of bilateral trade and in this respect the delegation shared that Turkey has excellent skills and technology in the field of construction, textile and transportation business. The delegation briefed the Minister that the Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board extends cooperation to other countries through Business Councils working in127 countries of the World and they would like to introduce the business community of Turkey to Pakistan and vice versa.

Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to eliminate eighty-five percent of tariffs under Free Trade Agreement to enhance bilateral trade  

An understanding to this effect was reached between the two countries during the 4th Round of Pakistan-Turkey Free Trade Agreement negotiations held in Islamabad. According to handout issued here on Thursday, both the countries also agreed that the elimination of 85 percent tariffs shall include regulatory duties and additional duties in case of Pakistan and additional duties and mass housing fund duties in case of Turkey. It is hoped that Pakistan’s export to Turkey likely to increase by $500 to $600 million in short span of time. Current trade volume between two countries was recorded at around US$ 500 million by 2014-15, with export to Turkey recorded at US$ 309.19 million and imports at US$ 191.05 million. Major trade items between Pakistan and Turkey are Fabrics, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, plastics and articles thereof, chemicals, and machinery.

NA unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the controversial and inflammatory remarks of Altaf Hussain

House denounced violent, criminal and terrorist activities and anti-Pakistan slogans. The National Assembly unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the controversial and inflammatory remarks of MQM founder Altaf Hussain against the country today. The resolution moved by Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ch Barjees Tahir says the House also denounces the violent, criminal and terrorist activities and anti-Pakistan slogans. It demanded that action should be initiated immediately against those who resorted to such acts. The House in its resolution also expressed solidarity with the Parliament, armed forces, judiciary, media and all other democratic institutions working under the constitution.


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