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Putting Pakistan to fast track development

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.

Central Development Working Party approved 7 projects

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a string of development projects for Balochistan including a dam, Gwadar Free Zone, Business Complex and a University, all aimed at mainstreaming the country’s remotest areas

The Prime Minister unveiled plaques of projects that included Gwadar Free Zone that would be exempt from taxes for 23 years and cover an area of 2300 acres. The infrastructure would be completed in a year’s time and was being constructed by China’s Overseas Port Holding Company.

He also unveiled plaque for a Business Service Complex that would house offices of companies involved in export, import and trade. The building would later house a Container Terminal also.

He inaugurated a school at Gwadar that has been gifted by the Communist Party of China. It has been constructed at a cost of US 400,000 dollars in a low income area in six months period.

Shadikaur dam, 130 km from Pasni and 70 km from Gwadar with a storage capacity of 45000 acre feet. Work on the project began in June 2011 and the lake covers an area of 1813 sq km that would meet the irrigation and drinking water needs of the people of the area.

The Prime Minister also unveiled a plaque for the University of Gwadar that would provide quality higher education to the people of the remotest areas of the country and help them play their part in national development.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated work on M-5 project

Modi’s fake mantra of “Vikas and Vishwas”: The atrocities being committed in Kashmir, a shame to these words

ISPR stated that Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Thob/Bhimber sector on Line of Control (LOC).  “Pakistani troops befittingly responded. No loss reported,”
Army pellet guns blind a hundred Kashmir protesters

During the unabated attacks injuries have reached close to 10,000 while deaths over 85, and some 570 left blinded by pellet guns, the Hindu reports, at least a hundred protesters have been blinded by soldiers in Kashmir using lead-pellet guns to quell the worst violence in the region for six years.

Kashmir Media service:

In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of people were injured on Friday when Indian troops used brute force to prevent people from staging demonstrations and conducting marches towards Tehsil headquarters against civilian killings in the Kashmir Valley.

An all-party delegation led by Home Minister Rajnath Singh will undertake a two-day visit to Kashmir Valley beginning Sunday as part of efforts to find a solution to the continuing unrest there (The Hindu)

The 28-member delegation, comprising Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, is expected to hold talks with leaders of political parties in the Valley as well as members of the civil society in a bid to understand the pain and provide a healing touch. The Union home minister is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the delegation to brief them about the two-day visit and the itinerary.

Freedom leaders, including Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani, and prominent traders’ bodies on Friday announced their boycott of the all-party delegation, scheduled to visit the restive Kashmir Valley on Sunday.

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Ch. Asad ur Rehman (Leader PML-N)

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Raza Muhmmad Khan (Defence Analyst)


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