Lt General Nadeem Raza visits LoC

Lt General Nadeem Raza visits LoC
RAWALPINDI: Commander Ten Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza visited troops deployed along Line of Control in Iftikharabad Sector today. He reviewed the operational preparedness and expressed his satisfaction on operational readiness and vigilance exercised by forward troops. The commander expressed his concern over continuous ceasefire violations by Indian troops targeting innocent civil population residing close to LOC. He lauded the high... Read More

WB approves $223 million loan to alleviate poverty in Karachi

WB approves $223 million loan to alleviate poverty in Karachi
ISLAMABAD: World Bank has approved the loan of $223 billion for Pakistan through two separate agreements for the eradication of poverty, improvement of life standards and women access to banking facilities in Karachi. Under the agreement, the most of the loan amount will be spent in Karachi to alleviate poverty and improvement life standards. As per the agreement  $137 million... Read More

ADB to finance $300 million in sustainable energy sector reforms program

ADB to finance $300 million in sustainable energy sector reforms program
ISLAMABAD: Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $300 million dollars to Pakistan for financing of Sustainable Energy Sector Reforms program. An agreement to this effect was signed by Secretary Economic Affairs Division Tariq Pasha and ADB`s Country Director Xiaohang Yang in Islamabad on Friday. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar also witnessed the signing ceremony. Under the agreement, the Bank will assist... Read More

Dar reaffirms govt’s resolve to strengthen anti-money laundering measures

Dar reaffirms govt’s resolve to strengthen anti-money laundering measures
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has emphasized the government’s resolve to further strengthen anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism frameworks for peace and security of the country. He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad today to review progress on the implementation of measures against money laundering and terrorism financing. Ishaq Dar urged all stakeholders to ensure effective coordination... Read More

Large cache of weapons seized from North Waziristan: ISPR

Large cache of weapons seized from North Waziristan: ISPR
RAWALPINDI: Security forces seized a large cache of weapons during an intelligence-based operation from the villages of Sar Kunr and Manzr Khel of Datta Khel district, North Waziristan Agency on Friday, an Inter Services Press Relations (ISPR) press release said. The recovered arms and ammunition include 12.7mm guns, heavy machine guns, sub-machine guns and their respective ammunition boxes. The seized... Read More

Terrorism has no religion, sect or ethnicity: COAS

Terrorism has no religion, sect or ethnicity: COAS
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that terrorism had no religion, sect or ethnicity and further stated that Pakistan Army would root out corruption through Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. The army chief made theses statements while addressing participants of National Security and War Course at National Defence University Islamabad. General Bajwa said that the full spectrum of threat... Read More

Two terrorists killed in Rangers raid in Dera Ghazi Khan

Two terrorists killed in Rangers raid in Dera Ghazi Khan
DERA GHAZI KHAN: A major terrorist activity foiled in DG Khan where two terrorists were killed, according to Pakistan Army’s public affairs department. According to press release by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Rangers Punjab conducted intelligence based operations in Dera Ghazi Khan last night. During exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed during the operation. The ISPR said the... Read More

Balochistan far flung areas to get 3G services

Balochistan far flung areas to get 3G services
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says PML-N government is leading Pakistan to the path of development according to its charter. He was addressing a contract signing ceremony between Ministry of Information Technology and private mobile companies for the provision of 3G services in Dera Bugti, Kharan and Washuk districts of Balochistan and establishment of National Incubation Centers at Karachi, Lahore... Read More

Balochistan govt unveils over Rs325 billion outlay budget

Balochistan govt unveils over Rs325 billion outlay budget
QUETTA: Balochistan budget for the next fiscal year with a total outlay of over Rs325 billion was presented on Thursday. Presenting the budget in the provincial assembly in Quetta today, Adviser to Chief Minister on Financial Affairs Sardar Aslam Bezanjo said over Rs86 billion have been allocated for developmental expenditures. Aslam Bezanjo said over Rs50 billion have been allocated for... Read More
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