Road networks are essential to the overall socio-economic development of the country.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was talking to Secretary Communications Division and Chairman National Highway Authority Shahid Ashraf Tarar in Islamabad today. Chairman NHA briefs Prime Minister regarding progress of ongoing road network projects in country. Roads provide access to far flung areas of the country thereby creating huge economic potential for trade and commerce. PM directed for immediate construction of Islamabad Metro Bus link from Peshawar Mor to New Islamabad Airport.
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War against terrorism – Pakistan has reiterated its clear-cut policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and extremism to accomplish internal peace
Pakistan has reiterated its clear-cut policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and extremism to accomplish internal peace as well as supplement its foreign policy initiatives. The meeting reviewed internal and regional security situation in detail with a view to further strengthen gains made through counter-terrorism operations.
Peace in Afghanistan - Army Chief lauds role of Erstwhile ISAF, RSM force for peace in Afghanistan
Commander US Forces in Afghanistan General John W. Nicholson called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi yesterday. The Army Chief appreciated the role of Erstwhile International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and presently Resolute Support Mission (RSM) Force for peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Indian army's flaws endangering soldiers' lives: report
According to an Indian army report, the lives of its soldiers are being put at risk due to dangerous measures and negligence of safety protocols at army camps. An Indian army report has pointed out that fuel dumps at military camps pose a high-level danger to the safety and security of the soldiers. Tens of thousands of litres of fuel is being stored inside make-shift shelters at forward camps. If targeted, this fuel can risk the lives of thousands of Indian soldiers, as per the report.
U.S-Russia sanctions- U.S. sanctions Russia's top investigator, four others for rights abuses
The United States on Monday blacklisted Alexander Bastrykin, Russia's top investigator and a close aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and four other Russian officials for human rights abuses. The sanctions, announced by the U.S. Treasury Department, are not tied to U.S. hacking allegations against Russia but to the 2012 U.S. Magnitsky Act for human rights abuses, U.S. officials says.
UN agency seeks $813 million to support Palestine refugees
With Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem and those who have fled the conflict in Syria, facing humanitarian crises, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Monday launched an $813 million emergency aid appeal.
Water crisis in Syria- UN says lack of water access in Damascus creating risks for children
After days with no access to running water for millions of people in and around Damascus due to ongoing fighting near the Syrian capital, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm over a potential increase in diarrheal diseases among children.
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