2019 December - Pakistan News Digest

  • Govt Approves Rs. 11.7 Billion Supplementary Budget for Special Military Projects

    The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting headed by Adviser to the PM on Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, has approved military allowances worth Rs 11.7 billion under technical supplementary grants on Monday.According to the Finance Ministry's...

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  • Men’s Work Wardrobe From GulAhmed Ideas Gets Amazing Discounts

    Give a big cheer for the New Year!With the year 2020 just around the corner, it's time to hit the refresh button. What better way to kickstart the year but with a thorough revamp of your wardrobe...

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  • Country in grip of severe cold wave

    Rain/thunderstorm with light snowfall over mountain is expected in upper hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan. Dense fog is likely to prevail in most plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh while in few plain...

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  • CM Punjab directs for strict security measures in province on eve of New Year celebrations

    A meeting of the Punjab Cabinet Committee on Law and Order was held in Lahore on Tuesday with Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in the chair.On this occasion, the Chief Minister directed for strict security measures to...

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  • IMF Acknowledges Pakistan’s Reform Program in a Detailed Statement

    The International Monetary Fund has acknowledged Pakistan's reform program is on track and already producing results after the completion of the first review of Pakistan's economic performance.According to a press statement issued by the Finance Minist...

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  • Pakistan Sent More Umrah Pilgrims Than Any Other Country in 2019

    According to official statistics released by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2.1 million people from Pakistan performed Umrah in 2019, more than any other Muslim country.From January to June 2019, around 1,626,080 Pakistanis performed Umrah. From August...

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  • Dense fog engulfs various parts of country

    Dense fog is likely to prevail in Islamabad, most plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh while in few districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during morning and night hours.Cold and dry weather is expected elsewhere in the country...

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  • Govt would take to task housing societies violating environmental laws: Zartaj

    Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul says the government would take to task the housing societies violating environmental laws and green belts in the federal capital.In an interview, she said most of the housing societies,...

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  • Advisers, SAPM on Health, Chairmen FBR and NPHA call on PM

    Finance Adviser Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Commerce Adviser Abdul Razak Dawood, Special Assistant on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi, and Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Authority Anwar Ali Haider called on...

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  • Govt taking solid steps for welfare of women in KP: CM

    Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan says provincial government is taking solid steps for welfare of women in province.Talking to female MPAs in Peshawar, he said women play a vital role for the development and prosperity of...

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  • Pakistan defeated terrorists due to sacrifices of armed forces: Sarwar

    Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar says Pakistan has defeated terrorists due to unprecedented sacrifices of armed forces, law enforcement agencies and people.Addressing the 129th Convocation of Punjab University in Lahore, he said no nation has m...

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  • Ministries Asked to Submit Revenue and Expenditure Data by Feb 2020

    The Ministry of Finance has requested revenue/expenditure data from all ministries/divisions for the mid year budgetary review report to be submitted to National Assembly by the end of February 2020.A circular of the Finance Division, states that...

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  • DRAP Advised to Form a New Drug Pricing Policy

    The federal cabinet has ordered a new drug pricing policy within two months, as the current prices in Pakistan aren't affordable by the masses. This was revealed before the sub committee of the National Assembly Standing Committee...

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  • Students can play active role in development of country: Imran Ismail

    Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has asked the students to enhance their skills and knowledge and serve the country.Addressing the convocation of Karachi University on Saturday, he said the students after completing their education can play an active...

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  • Severe cold wave grips Gilgit Baltistan

    Gilgit Baltistan is under grip of severe cold winter which has affected normal life.According to metrological department, Skardu remained coldest district with minimum temperature recorded minus 18 degree centigrade today.The temperature of other areas...

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  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passes KP Mines bill

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has passed KP Mines bill on Friday.The bill was presented by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Law Minister Sultan Muhammad Khan.Speaking on the occasion, he said provincial government is taking solid steps for the protection of labourers'...

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