Punjab, World Bank join hands for tourism

LAHORE - A delegation of World Bank led by Country Director Rachid Ben Messaud met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday. Matters regarding promotion of cooperation in skill development and tourism sector were discussed in the meeting. Talking to the delegation, the chief ...

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    LAHORE - Italian Ambassador in Pakistan Adriano Chiodi Cianfarani called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here on Tuesday. Matters of mutual interest, promotion of cooperation in different sectors including energy and strengthening of bilateral relations were discussed during the meeting. ...

  • No funds for Punjab district govts

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    LAHORE - The Punjab government has not yet allocated funds for district governments under provincial finance commission. Moreover, the district governments in Punjab have yet to prepare and approve their annual budget for the current fiscal year 2015-16.The budget making process in Punjab is not ...

  • LHC moved against PM

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    LAHORE - A writ petition Tuesday was filed in the Lahore High Court for fresh hearing of an alleged money laundering case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Barrister Syed Javed Iqbal Jafree had filed the petition and submitted that he did not want to appear before the two judges of a five-member ...

  • Millions set to perform Aitkaf from tonight

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    LAHORE - Millions of Muslims will start performing Aitkaf from Wednesday evening and will continue the holy practice at specified corners of mosques across the country till sighting of Shawal moon.Women will perform Aitkaf at home, spending last Ashra (10 days) of the holy month of fasting in ...

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  • Flexing muscles for local bodies

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    LAHORE - After completing rudimentary work, the PML-N is all set to launch campaign for local government elections after Eidul Fitr. The local government elections in Punjab are due to take place on September 20. After so many fissures in PPP and its low-profile political posture in Punjab, the ...

  • PTI launches mass contact drive

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    LAHORE - The PTI Punjab has announced launching a mass contact movement to reach maximum number of people before the local bodies’ polls as part of party plans for early local elections campaign. The announcement came in the result of a meeting between PTI central organizer, Jahangir Tareen ...

  • PML-N seeks project lists from public reps

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    LAHORE - The Pakistan Muslim League-N leadership has sought the lists of local development schemes from its public representatives for better local bodies electioneering, sources have disclosed.According to sources, the party MNAs and MPAs were also asked to submit suggestion prior to the election ...