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FM Qureshi resolves to root out TB from Pakistan by 2030

ISLAMABAD: At the United Nations, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan's full commitment to root out Tuberculosis by 2030. He was addressing the first-ever high-level meeting on Tuberculosis at the United Nations on the sidelines of General Assembly session in New York. The foreign minister said Pakistan was among the seven countries most affected by TB. However, he said by implementing Multiple Drug Resistant TB strategy, positive results have been achieved with a success rate of 65 percent,…

Saad Rafique resolves to revamp century old railway system

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday expressed resolve to revamp century old railway system to turn it into an exalted institute. “Pakistan Railways may increase its role as regulator so that process of providing travelling facilities to passengers can be made easy, fast and comprehensive,” he said while addressing a high-level meeting at Railway Headquarters on the progress of running rail car between Rawalpindi and Kohat. He said after World War II, no investment and value…