Pakistan

Pak-Qatar Takaful to boost business growth

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pak-Qatar Takaful Group on Wednesday chose Oracle Database Appliance (ODA) twinned with Oracle Database 12c to efficiently meet the needs of their increasing business requirements and rapid product changes. According to a press release issued here, with a population base of more than 200 million majority Muslims who are sensitive to

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Present govt committed to develop Pakistan: PTDC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Khan on Wednesday said, “We must show the World the Present Government under dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is committed to develop Pakistan.” He made these remarks during a meting with Managing Director Punjab Tourism, Ahmer Mallick and Director

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Death toll rises to 17 in Gadani ship explosion

GADANI (Monitoring Desk) – The number of those died in an explosion at Gadani ship breaking yard on Wednesday raised to 18, with fire-fighting still continues at the site. On November 01, at least 11 people died on the spot while 60 wounded when a gas cylinder exploded and started a fire inside an oil

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Nisar says Pakistan wins as ‘tense political atmosphere’ left behind

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday said there were no winners or losers today rather Pakistan won as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan withdrew his call to lockdown Islamabad. He said today Pakistan had won. It was a victory for the future of children, and for national institutions. Peace,

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Cancellation of lockdown plan by PTI victory of PML-N’s stance: Saad

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Tuesday said the cancellation of plan to lock down Islamabad by Pakistan Tehrrek-i-Insaf (PTI) was a victory of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N)’s principled stance. It had proved that ‘decisions’ could not be imposed through protests or demonstrations as the Supreme Court had now taken

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CM Balochistan takes notice of Gadani tragedy

QUETTA (Monitoring Desk) – Taking serious notice of Gadani Ship Breaking Yard explosion, Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri Tuesday directed authorities concerned to submit report to him on priority. He ordered to provide all available health care to the injured. Officials said chief minister was grieved over loss of lives in explosion at

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PM welcomes formation of commission on Panama papers: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has welcomed formation of the commission on Panama Papers Leaks and wanted early conclusion of the case, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said this while talking to media here on Tuesday. Khawaja Asif said that his party would accept the decision of the Supreme Court whole-heartedly but after

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10000 scholars to get higher education in US best universities: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said that 10000 Pakistani scholars will be sent to the United States for study in the next 10 years under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor. He said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project an economic game changer, while the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor

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ECP to take up disqualification reference against Imran on Wednesday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will take up a disqualification reference against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday. The reference was filed by Muhammad Talal Chaudhry and six other MNAs seeking disqualification of Imran Khan as Member of the National Assembly (MNA) under Clause (2) of Article 63

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Maryam downgrades Imran over Islamabad protest cancellation

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, took a dig at PTI Chairman Imran Khan after his sudden decision to call off his protest in Islamabad. Maryam’s reaction came after Imran Khan abruptly put off his protest, saying that his objective to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to order an

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