Thursday , May 25 2017


National News

Decade’s highest growth of 5.3% achieved in 2016-17: Dar

Islamabad: Despite several internal and external challenges, the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) recorded ten years highest growth of 5.3 percent during the outgoing fiscal year 2016-2017, Ishaq Dar. Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar made this assertion while launching Pakistan Economic Survey for the outgoing fiscal year 2016-2017 on Thursday …

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CGSS seminar urges Iran and GCC to shun their differences

By Arif Qureshi An Islamabad based think tank Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) hosted a seminar on the topic of “Regional Challenges and Prospects-Pakistan, Iran and Gulf Countries Relations” at a local hotel in Islamabad on Wednesday. Speakers discussed in details about the menace of terrorism, future challenges …

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Quality education imperative for sustained development: President

Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said that quality education plays a significant role in the progress and sustainable economic development of a nation. The President made these assertions while addressing the students and faculty members on the 21st Foundation Day of Ghulam Ishaq Science and Technology Institute (GIK) at …

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Pakistan Railways and PSO signs Fuel Transportation Agreement

Islamabad: Pakistan Railways and Ministry of Petroleum signed Fuel Transportation Agreement (FTA) on Wednesday, which would increase fuel transportation activity of the railways. The agreement was signed by Syed Rashid Kamal, General Manager Logistics, PSO and Abdul Hameed Razi, Additional General manager Traffic, Pakistan Railways (PR). The FTA has been …

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