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Jump-start of special economic zones govt’s top priority: development minister

ISLAMABAD: While highlighting the focus of the government, Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms (PD&R) Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar on Tuesday said it was top priority of the government to jump-start special economic zones (SEZs). “It is our top priority to jump-start SEZs, and Rashakai Special Economic Zone will be the first one in the line,” he said during a meeting with a delegation headed by Chief Financial Officer China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) Dong Futang, who called on him in Islamabad.…

Tribal leaders ask Imran to provide three percent of NFC award for Fata

ISLAMABAD: Tribal leaders on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to provide three percent of the National Finance Commission Award (NFC) for Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as soon as possible, ARY News reported. This demand was presented before the PM by a delegation of parliamentarians from the Fata region led by Muneer Khan Orakzai in a meeting in Islamabad. Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman was also present on this occasion. Imran assured them to soon give them three percent of share from the…

Initiating cleanliness, water projects in Karachi my top priority: PM Imran

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that initiating cleanliness and water projects in Karachi was his top most priority. He said while presiding over a high level meeting in the metropolis to review progress made so far on federal government funded projects and law and order situation in the city.  President Dr Arif Alvi, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Corps Commander Karachi, DG Rangers Sindh and other high officials attended the meeting. He expressed reservation…

Free and fair elections caretaker govt’s top priority: Ali Zafar

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Barrister Syed Ali Zafar has said first and foremost priority of caretaker government was to hold peaceful, transparent, free and fair elections on time. "Mandate of caretaker set up is limited in scope and is not long-term," he said in an interview with state television, PTV. The minister said in first cabinet meeting of caretaker government today, the prime minister said in clear terms that caretaker government would assist Election Commission of Pakistan…