Govt committed to revive country’s economy: Alvi

  President Dr Arif Alvi has said that the incumbent government was committed to revive economy of the country on priority basis. Talking to a delegation of Pakistan Automobile Spare Parts Importers and Dealers Association (PASPIDA) which called on him in Islamabad on Thursday, Dr Arif Alvi said that the business friendly government is committed to take every measure to facilitate businesses and develop private sector through investment promotion and improvement in ease of doing business. He appreciated role of PASPIDA in the automobile spare parts sector and hoped that…

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Benazir Bhutto remembered on 11th death anniversary

  LARKANA: Former prime minister late Benazir Bhutto is being remembered on her 11th death anniversary on Thursday. A congregation was organised by the Pakistan People’s Party in her hometown Garhi Khuda Bakhsh in Larkana district of Sindh. The provincial government announced a public holiday on account of Benazir’s death anniversary. In addition to that, the preparations for the public gathering have been finalised as a large number of PPP leaders, activists and supporters have been arriving to pay homage to the late leader. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and Co-Chairman Asif Ali…

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Special team constituted to probe Abidi’s killing

  KARACHI Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) South Javed Alam Odho on Thursday constituted a special team to investigate the targeted killing of former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Ali Raza Abidi. According to a notification, a team headed by SSP South Pir Muhammad Shah and comprising six other police officials will probe the murder case. It has been tasked to bring the culprits behind the killing of the former MNA to justice at the earliest. A day earlier, investigators probing the incident claimed to have found a lead…

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Pakistan committed to building a strong, prosperous neighbourhood: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to building a strong, connected and prosperous neighbourhood. Sharing a video clip showing snapshots from his four-nation visit, he wrote on his official twitter handle: “Shuttle Diplomacy: Reaching out to regional partners in order to foster greater understanding and cooperation between all stakeholders. Pakistan is committed to building a strong, connected and prosperous neighbourhood.” His tweet comes on the heels of conclusion of his marathon four countries trips. The foreign minister returned home on Dec 26 on completion of…

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Pakistan, Britain sign prisoner transfer agreement

ISLAMABAD Pakistan and Britain on Thursday signed Prisoner Transfer Agreement at British High Commission in Islamabad. According to a press statement issued by the British High Commission in Islamabad Thursday, the Prisoner Transfer Agreement was signed by the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew and Pakistan Interior Secretary Major (R) Azam Suleman Khan. State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi and Prime Minister’s Special Assistant Shazad Akbar witnessed the signing ceremony. The agreement will give prisoners the opportunity to serve their sentence closer to home and allows them to prepare for their…

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The Citizens Foundation & PakWheels collaborate for the 6th Auto Show in Karachi

KARACHI With yet another grand auto show, PakWheels brought together the popular and rare car models for the car enthusiasts in the city of lights – Karachi. The 6th auto show was held at the Port Grand, Karachi where the ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by the children from The Citizens Foundation (TCF). Like previous years, this time too, the Karachi Auto Show 2018 was a feast for automotive enthusiasts. From exotics, luxury, modified, 4×4 to bikes, there were more than 300 rides with hundreds of auto enthusiasts.    …

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UIT Student Wins Outstanding Diplomat at Model United Nations

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KARACHI Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) affiliated with NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, is proud to announce that two UIT students, under UIT MUNNERS Society participated in ZABMUN X (SZABIST Model United Nations) at a local hotel. Mr. Hamza Khalid won the award for outstanding diplomat who is also the student chairperson of UIT MUNNERS Society. His topic ‘Vision 2030: Targets and Solutions Pertinent to Pakistan’s Growth and Stability’, emerged as a clear winner with its elucidating analysis and propositions. The UIT-MUNNERS Society’s vision is to provide the…

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Power Packed Biscuits providing nutrition to children

Continental biscuits (LU), one of Pakistan’s leading biscuit brands has always remained committed to address every mother’s concern in today’s challenging environment, that is, to energize the young minds with its Tiger and MilcoLU biscuits. For a mother, it is of utmost importance that she provides her children with a balanced and nutritious diet which aids to their mental & physical development. The recently revamped and relaunched power packed biscuit, MilcoLU, provides energy equivalent to one glass of milk. This vital energy is essential for growth and development in children,…

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