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PM Shehbaz Sharif annoyed over STZA performance, forms committee for revival

PM Shehbaz Sharif annoyed over STZA performance, forms committee for revival

LAHORE (APP) – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday expressing annoyance over the performance of the Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA), formed a committee to ensure revival of the body’s operations. The prime minister, chairing a high-level meeting on the STZA, said that the committee would be headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and comprise...

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President asks ECP to immediately announce poll date for Punjab, KP assemblies

President asks ECP to immediately announce poll date for Punjab, KP assemblies

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday, in a letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Raja Sikandar Sultan, asked an immediate announcement of the elections date for the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies. “The president has asked the ECP to immediately announce the date of elections for provincial assemblies as per the...

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Three die in Swat car plunge

Three die in Swat car plunge

Published: 02:56 PM, 8 Feb, 2023 Caption: Representational image. Stay tuned with 24 News HD Android App Three people died and several others were injured when a four-wheeler Datsun plunged into a ditch in Sarband area of Matta Tehsil in Swat on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.  According to police sources, the injured were shifted...

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Karakoram Highway blocked as oil tanker overturns

Karakoram Highway blocked as oil tanker overturns

Published: 02:50 PM, 8 Feb, 2023 Caption: TV grab. Stay tuned with 24 News HD Android App An oil tanker Wednesday overturned on Karakoram Highway near Chilas gonar farm in Gilgit, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. The oil tanker was coming to Gilgit from Rawalpindi. The Karakoram Highway was blocked after the oil tanker overturned. Passengers...

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First consignment of relief goods sent to quake-hit Syria

First consignment of relief goods sent to quake-hit Syria

On the instructions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the first consignment of relief goods for the people of quake-hit Syria will be sent today, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday. The consignment of relief goods will be sent to Syrian capital Damascus through a special flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The relief goods include...

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PM Shehbaz appoints five more special assistants

PM Shehbaz appoints five more special assistants

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has appointed five more special assistants (SAPMs) taking the number of cabinet members to 83, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.  All the five special assistants to prime minister will enjoy the status of minister of state. New SAPMs have not been assigned any portfolio. They will work on honourary basis...

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PM Shehbaz Sharif appoints more SAPMs, cabinet grows to 83

PM Shehbaz Sharif appoints more SAPMs, cabinet grows to 83

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has appointed more Special Assistants to the PM (SAPMs) as the federal cabinet grew to 83, ARY News reported on Wednesday. As per details, the PM has appointed five new SAPMs including member of national assembly Rao Ajmal, Shaista Parvez, Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, Muhammad Hamid Hameed and Malik Sohail Khan....

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Why Pakistan is prone to strong earthquakes

Why Pakistan is prone to strong earthquakes

Pakistan is prone to powerful earthquakes owing to their birth to the juncture of three colliding tectonic plates: Indian, Eurasian and Arabian. The Indian and Eurasian plates grind past each other along the Chaman Fault, triggering destructive temblors. The deadly earthquakes of 2005 and 2013 struck along one of the most hazardous yet poorly studied...

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President Arif Alvi asks ECP to announce KP, Punjab election dates

President Arif Alvi asks ECP to announce KP, Punjab election dates

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi on Wednesday asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to immediately issue the election schedule for Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assemblies. In a letter addressed to Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja today, a copy of which is available with ARY News, President ArifAlvi said that the election of an...

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President Alvi asks ECP to immediately unveil date for Punjab, KP polls

President Alvi asks ECP to immediately unveil date for Punjab, KP polls

President Arif Alvi has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan to immediately announce the date of elections for the provincial assemblies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to “put an end to dangerous speculative propaganda”, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. In a letter written to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja following Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) demand,...