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PM urges to donate generously for cancer treatment

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday urged philanthropists to donate generously to to provide best possible medical facilities for cancer treatment.  Addressing a fundraising ceremony for Cancer Care Hospital in Karachi, the prime minister said the government is providing the best medical facilities. However, he said more funds are needed to fight diseases like cancer which require heavy expenses and resources are inadequate. He stressed the public-private partnership can solve the problem. He…

PM Abbasi briefed on operational preparedness of armed forces

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, accompanied by Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, on Monday visited Joint Staff Headquarters where he was briefed on the operational preparedness of the armed forces of Pakistan.  The prime minister expressed immense confidence on preparations of the armed force  to neutralise and defeat all threats and challenges. He paid rich tribute to the sacrifices of the armed forces specially the martyrs. PM Abbas also assured to provide necessary resources to meet defence…

Maldives special envoy briefs PM Abbasi on political situation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday received Foreign Minister of Maldives Dr. Mohamed Asim who briefed on the political developments in the island nation. The foreign minister is on an official visit to Pakistan as the special envoy of the President of Maldives. He briefed on the developments that led to the declaration of a state of emergency in his country, and reaffirmed Maldives’ support to Pakistan’s initiatives for bringing peace and stability in the region. PM Abbasi highlighted that the…

PM Abbasi launches spring tree plantation campaign

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday kicked off the spring tree plantation campaign by planting a sapling here at the PM Office with a pledge for a greener Pakistan. Under the campaign saplings would be planted across the country for a healthier, sustainable environment. The programme envisages planting 100 million additional saplings to make the country greener. The total cost of the programme is Rs. 3.652 billion for the period 2016-2021. Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah and MNA Romina…

PM Abbasi, King of Jordan discuss bilateral relations, issues of mutual interest

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday received the King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and discussed a range of issues and bilateral relations. The dignitaries agreed to increase focus on enhancing bilateral trade and investment relations, and to make the bilateral trade currently at 75 million dollars commensurate with the excellent existing political ties between the two countries. The meeting was followed by delegation level talks between the two sides which reviewed the entire gamut of…

PM assures tribesmen to arrest Naqeebullah Mehsud’s killers

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of tribal elders on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and demanded justice for Naqeeebullah Mehsud who was killed in an alleged police encounter in Karachi. Governor Khyber Paktunkhwa Iqbal Zaffar Jhagra, Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Tariq Fazal Chaudhary, and Advisor to Prime Minister Amir Muqam was also present on the occasion. The Mehsud tribesmen also apprised the prime minister of the problems faced by the tribes in…