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Pakistan’s ambassadors designate to Austria, Saudi Arabia, Bosnia and Herzegovina calls on President Zardari

Islamabad: Mr. Abdul Malik Abdullah, Pakistan’s Ambassador designate to Austria, Mr. Naeem Khan, Ambassador designate to Saudi Arabia, and Maj Gen ® Khalid Jafferi, Ambassador designate to Bosnia and Herzegovina, today, separately, called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Aiwan-e-Sadr and discussed matters pertaining to their new assignments. The President congratulated the newly appointed ambassadors and advised them to concentrate on further cementing bilateral relations and promoting multifaceted cooperation of the country with the countries of their respective posting. For […]

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Prime Minister Gilani condemned bomb blast in Quetta

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the bomb blast in Quetta resulting in loss of precious lives and injuring many. The Prime Minister has reiterated Government’s resolve to root out the cancer of terrorism from every nook and corner of the country. Such cowardly attacks on peaceful citizens cannot demoralize the Nation, he added. Commiserating with the bereaved families, the Prime Minister prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed souls in peace. He directed the […]

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Co-Chairman Pakistan People’s Party asks workers to follow in footsteps of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto

Islamabad: In a message on the eve of the 58th birthday of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto on Tuesday June 21, Party Co-Chairman President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the rank and file of the Party to reiterate their commitment to the values she stood and fought for and finally laid down her life. Let us on this day take a leaf from her life and stand up to militants and extremists and not allow them to force their ideology through […]

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Prime Minister Gilani condoles death of famous Musician Khawja Pervez

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has expressed grief and sorrow on the sad demise of famous composer and lyricist Khawja Pervez. In his message to the bereaved family, the Prime Minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences and sincere sympathies to the members of the bereaved family. He prayed to Almighty Allah to shower His Blessings upon the departed soul and grant courage to his family members to bear this immense loss with equanimity. The Prime Minister paid rich tribute […]

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Meeting of the Federal Tax Ombudsman’s Advisory Committee

Islamabad: A meeting of the Federal Tax Ombudsman’s (FTO) Advisory Committee was held at Federal Tax Ombudsman’s office today. Finance Minister, Dr. Hafeez Sheikh was present at the occasion. A comprehensive and detailed presentation was given by Federal Tax Ombudsman, Dr. Shoaib Suddal, covering the historical perspective of FTO, role of Ombudsman, vision and mission, salient features of FTO ordinance 2000, annual performance report 2009 and 2010 and concerns and challenges to FTO. In his address, Finance Minister praised the […]

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President Zardari felicitates all applicants for Hajj

Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari today felicitated all the intending Hajis, nearly 88000, who had applied for Hajj this year and have been selected for Hajj under the policy that every intending Haji should have an opportunity to perform Hajj. This is for the first time after Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto that every intending Haji, who had applied for Hajj, would be able to perform Hajj. The policy of selecting Hajis was based on ‘First come-First served’ basis but the […]

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