Text Bulletin 1300 hrs
Prime Minister says modern facilities are being provided to educational institutions to ensure quality education.
Pakistan Stock Exchange hundred index reached the highest level of fifty thousand six hundred sixty six points on Friday.
United Nations has appreciated key role of Radio Pakistan in disseminating message of peace and development.
Turkey says it will not allow anyone to sabotage Syrian peace deal.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged Capital Administration and Development Division and provinces to prepare a coordinated strategy for improvement of Maths and science education.
He was speaking at the launching ceremony of the report "Powering Pakistan for 21st Century: How Maths and Science Power Nations" in Islamabad on Friday.
The Prime Minister asked them to review the findings and recommendations of the report and prepare the strategy accordingly.
Nawaz Sharif said he has a vision that our children should lead local, national and international markets through innovation and entrepreneurship.
Pakistan Stock Exchange hundred index reached to the highest level of fifty thousand six hundred sixty six (50,666) points on Friday.
At the start of the business four hundred seventy five (475) points increase has been witnessed in hundred index.
The market closed at 50,192 points last evening.
The construction work on 1410 MW-Tarbella 4th extension hydropower project is in full swing to generate cheap electricity.
According to WAPDA sources, the first unit of the project is expected to be completed in August this year while other two units will start power generation early next year.
The project upon completion will increase generation capacity of Tarbella Hydel Power Station from existing 3,478 MW to 4,888 MW.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched special programme to control hepatitis, HIV and thalassemia.
Sources of Provincial Health Department told our Peshawar correspondent that ten billion rupees have been allocated for the programme.
Patients suffering from hepatitis, HIV and thalassemia would be provided free treatment.
A five member larger bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa while hearing Panama Case on Friday stated that it will dispense justice in the case.
In his remarks, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said the bench will continue to hear the case till it makes up its mind and that the requirements of justice will be fulfilled.
Justice Khosa made it clear that the bench will not be dictated by the wishes of the people.
The court has adjourned the hearing of case till Monday.
United Nations has appreciated key the role of Radio Pakistan in disseminating message of peace and development among millions of listeners.
This was stated by Director UN Information Center Vittorio Cammarota while talking to Director General Radio Pakistan, Khurshid Malik in Islamabad on Friday.
Vittorio Cammarota said Radio Pakistan is an engine to promote UN objectives in Pakistan.
A delegation of Pakistan Railway has arrived Iran on five days official visit to discuss bilateral affairs with Iranian Railway authorities.
The delegation went Iran through Taftan border where they will focus to boost up trade activities on Quetta Taftan railway section.
Sindh Rangers have recovered a huge catche of weapons in photolane Kalakot area of Lyari Karachi on Friday.
According to the spokesman of Sindh Rangers, weapons were hidden in belongings in a vacant flat which was to be used for deteriorating law and order and target killings in the city.
In occupied Kashmir, Joint resistance leadership, comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called upon international community to play its role in granting Kashmiri people their right to self-determination.
In a joint statement in Srinagar, the leadership said it is responsibility of world community to come forward in providing justice to the unarmed and innocent Kashmiris.
Turkey says it will not allow anyone to overshadow efforts deployed to reach a permanent solution in Syria.
Turkish foreign ministry spokesman told journalists in Anakara that Turkey would be vigilant in ensuring success of the process, at any cost and against any who would want to jeopardize it.
A 20-member squad of Pakistan Blind Cricket Council leaves for India on Saturday to participate in the World Blind T-20 tournament commencing from Tuesday.
Teams from Pakistan, India, Australia, Bangladesh, England, Nepal, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies are taking part in the tournament.