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HEADLINES

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Prime Minister has proceeded to Male on a three-day official visit to Maldives.  

 

The federal government is spending over twenty-six billion rupees on supply of natural gas to different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

 

Minister for States and Frontier Region has reaffirmed government's commitment to development of Balochistan.

 

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned Kabul terrorist attack.

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NAWAZ

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif left for Maldives on a three-day official visit this morning.

 

The Prime Minister will be the Chief Guest at the celebrations of 52nd Independence Day of Maldives being celebrated tomorrow.

 

He will also hold official talks with President of Maldives Abdullah Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

 

A number of MoUs and agreements on bilateral cooperation in various fields will be signed during the visit. Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz is also accompanying the Prime Minister.

 

GAS

The federal government is spending over twenty-six billion rupees on supply of natural gas to different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 

            

Sources of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited told our Peshawar correspondent that work is in progress on supply of natural gas to Kohat, Swabi, Mardan, Malakand and Lower Dir Districts.

             

The main purpose of supply of natural gas to these districts is to protect reckless cutting of trees for domestic and  commercial use.                                                                                      ...(Rehman/Exclusive)/1100...

 

QADIR

Minister for States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch says Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is taking keen interest in development of Balochistan in order to improve socio-economic condition of people of the province.

 

This he said during his visit to under-construction technical college Kharan.

 

The Minister said PML-N has fulfilled most of its promises made during 2013 election campaign.

 

TDPs

Final phase of repatriation process of temporarily displaced persons of South Waziristan Agency began in Tank today and will continue till 5th of next month.

 

Political administration of SWA told our correspondent that about 3500 families from different areas of the Agency will be repatriated in this phase.

 

Families will receive 25,000 rupees each through ATM cards and 10,000 rupees for transportation charges on their return home.

 

TERRORISTS

Four terrorists belonging to a banned organization have been killed in an encounter with police in Sachal area of Karachi.

 

SSP Malir Rao Anwar said those killed include commander of a banned outfit, Mulla Akbar Swati, who was planning terrorist attacks in the city.

 

In another incident, a traffic police personnel was martyred and two others injured when terrorists opened fire on them at Abul Hassan Isphahani Road in Karachi last night.

 

The injured personnel have been shifted to Jinnah Hospital.

 

DG

Director General PBC Sheraz Latif has said that with the modern training we can enhance the capabilities of our employees to meet the challenges of present era.

 

He was addressing concluding ceremony of seven days training course on “IT FOR OFFICE MANAGEMENT” at Pakistan Broadcasting Academy Islamabad today.

 

He said such training provides leadership qualities and opportunities of socialization to the employees.

 

UNSC

The United Nations Security Council has condemned yesterday's terror attack in Kabul that left more than 70 people killed and injured.

 

According to a press statement, the members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and the Government of Afghanistan.

 

TEST

The first Test of 3-match series between India and Sri Lanka  will begin at the Galle International Stadium tomorrow.

  

Rangana Herath will lead Sri Lankan team in the first match in absence of  ailing Dinesh Chandimal.


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