Govt allocates Rs1tr for development projects for next fiscal year

The government unveiled a Rs1.001 trillion allocation for its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for fiscal year 2017-18.The infrastructure sector will get 67pc of the PSDP budget. Rs411bn will be allocated for transportation and communication, of which Rs320bn will be allocated to national highways, Rs43bn for railways, and Rs44bn for other projects.

Host : Abid Abbasi 

Co-Host : Rana Qaisar 

Analysts on Telephone 

Ch.Asad-Ur-Rehman (MNA -PML N)

International Day of UN Peacekeepers is being observed  across the world

The theme of The Day is "Investing in Peace Around the World."The Day offers a chance to pay tribute to the contributions of uniformed and civilian personnel for peacekeeping.The United Nations has currently deployed more than one hundred thirteen thousand military, police and civilian personnel in sixteen peacekeeping operations, around the world.Speaking in the Security Council Open Debate on the ‘Protection of Civilians and Healthcare in Armed Conflict’, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi voiced Pakistan’s support to the Secretary General’s call for a ‘surge in diplomacy for peace’.“A culture of prevention is after all, the best assurance to sustainable and enduring peace and security”,

Analysts on Telephone 

Dr.M .Khan (Defence Expert ):

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