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ISLAMABAD (INP) Strengthening democracy is essential for safeguarding the rights of people of Pakistan, effective functioning of federation and ensuring future stability of country. Participants at the Annual National Conference on Pakistani Democracy: Potential, Promise and Performance resolved that all...

ISLAMABAD (PR): Businessmen in a meeting at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry strongly condemned the reported 43 paisa per unit increase in electricity tariff by the government from October 2014 under IMF pressure and termed it a highly unjustified move that would badly hurt the economic activities and put more pressure on the already overburdened common man. Addressing...

UK supports CASA 1000 Project ISLAMABAD (INP): Philip Barton, British High Commissioner and Richard Montgomery, Head of DFID called on the Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Finance Ministry on Monday. The Finance Minister exchanged views with the visiting dignitaries on efforts of the present government to deal with the issues of poverty alleviation,...

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has requested Supreme Court of Pakistan to extend the date for redefining local bodies’ constituencies in Punjab and Sindh. In its petition, ECP has maintained that this would require at least 6 months while SCP had earlier ruled to complete the job within 45 days. ECP has pleaded that the task will at least take 6 months...

 ISLAMABAD, 18 OCT (DNA): A roundtable discussion on “Deterrence Stability in South Asia: A U.S. Perspective,” was held at the Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies (CPGS) on Saturday. It was chaired by Lt. General (R) Syed M. Owais and was well attended by prominent defence experts, academics, and practitioners, journalists, and CPGS team and university students. The...

ISLAMABAD (DNA) : The Danish Embassy on Saturday hosted its first ever mega cultural event titled ‘Creative Denmark’ for its partners and network in Pakistan.  The event was attended by a large crowd consisting of several hundred people. The aim of the event was to create a better understanding of Denmark and the Danes, its culture, and of Denmark’s many activities...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Senator Pervez Rashid, Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage while leaving for Netherlands on a three days’ official visit to attend the 6th Asia Europe (ASEM) Cultural Minister’s meeting Saturday said that Culture is the identity of a Nation. In a statement before departure, Information and Culture Minister said art, culture...

RAWALPINDI (INP): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said early solution to people’s problems is the top most priority of the government. He was speaking in a ‘Khuli Katchery’ in Kallar Syedan after inaugurating the emergency service 1122 near here on Saturday. He said the government is making serious efforts to resolve problems being faced by people...

ISLAMABAD, Oct 18 (INP): The Pakistan-China Institute, in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, will hold a two-day international conference, The Islamabad Trilateral Dialogue: China-Afghanistan-Pakistan, on 19th-20th October 2014, here at. Eminent scholars, diplomats and professionals from China, Afghanistan and Pakistan would discuss different strategic issues...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar has said that high hopes were pinned on the newly formed Tax Reforms Commission to suggest measures for ensuring equitable taxation as well as enhancement in tax to GDP ratio. The Minister stated this while chairing the inaugural meeting of the Tax Reforms Commission at FBR Headquarters Saturday morning. He said that members...

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