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ECP contributes Rs3.4 mn for construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has contributed 3.4 million rupees for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams. All the officers donated two-day salary while other staff members deposited one-day salary to the fund for the dams. The fundraising for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams has reached Rs 6.4 billion on Monday. Read More: Diamer-Bhasa dam shouldn’t be politicised like Kalabagh: Hamza Shehbaz The collection for dams’ construction recorded a slight surge after PM Khan on…

CM Murad says Sindh contributes major share in national economy

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said that Pakistan’s commerce and industry had a great potential and Sindh contributed a major share in this respect. This he said while addressing a reception hosted by Ministry of Commerce for the trade delegates participating in Expo-2017 Trade Exhibition here at Mohatta Palace. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the reception. The chief minister said that the 10th 3-day Expo Pakistan-2017, organised by the Ministry of Commerce and the Trade…

Japan contributes $16mn to benefit FATA returnees, Afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Japan today announced a contribution of US$16 million in total to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UN World Food Programme (WFP) to support returnees in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Afghan refugees in Pakistan, read a press statement by United Nations - Pakistan.