Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

stresses

Speaker NA stresses for prompt action to overcome financial crunch

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Thursday said that at present the country was facing financial crunch and it was necessary to take immediate measures to overcome those difficulties. "With national solidarity and consensus, we can lead the country on the path of progress and prosperity," he said in a meeting with the central leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhary at the Parliament House in Islamabad. He appreciated the role of Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhary for mobilizing party workers…

President stresses on promoting research, science in country

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday underscored the need to focus on promoting research and technology-based knowledge among the students to enable Pakistan to join the ranks of advanced countries. In a briefing on the COMSATS University by its Rector Dr Raheel Qamar at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad, Arif Alvi emphasised that promotion of education was the top priority of the government. He said universities had an important role in the human resource development, which ultimately contributed toward economic…

Minister stresses on formulating fiscal policy to facilitate businesses

ISLAMABAD: Talking about the impact of the fiscal policy on trade and investment decisions, Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar stressed to design a fiscal policy that facilitates the businesses. “We would like to do the spade work for the upcoming governments, so that the country could benefit in future,” she said while chairing a meeting here at the Ministry of Commerce to review the performance of the ministry. The minister discussed in detail the short term measures that could reduce the…

Sindh home minister stresses on installation of tracker system in bikes

KARACHI: Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal on Tuesday underlined installation of tracker system in motor bikes as a counter terrorism strategy, ARY News reported. "Since bikes are used in 80 percent of crimes, there is an intense need to make installation of tracker system in bikes mandatory," he said while speaking during the meeting with Site Association of Industry members. He assured them of providing full protection to the industrial units under Safe City Project through CCTV monitoring system. Read More:…

President stresses on enhancing ties with Saudi Arabia in diverse fields

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday said that Pakistan attached great importance to its relations with Saudi Arabia and both the countries had always stood by each other in testing times. "Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are tied in strong bonds of faith, history and culture," he said while talking to Saudi Arabian Ambassador Nawaf Saeed al Maliki in Islamabad. Read More: PM invites Saudi Arabian entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan The president said that both Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were cooperating in various…

Saad stresses on post-census constitutional amendments to ensure timely general elections

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday underscored importance of post-census constitutional amendments to ensure timely conduct of general elections. "The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership has urged the political parties to make required amendments in the constitution after the new census to ensure the holding of the general elections on time," he said talking to media in Lahore. Read More: CM Sindh dissatisfied over delay in finalising census results Saad Rafique said that after…

Ahsan Iqbal stresses to strengthen linkages between academia, industry

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal on Monday stressed the need for strengthening linkages between academia and industry for human resource development. He was addressing the National Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025 in Islamabad. The minister said the government has allocated a sum of Rs35.5 billion for the Higher Education Commission under the annual development plan 2017-18. Ahsan Iqbal said due to frequent lapses and political reversals in development policies in the past no agenda could yield…