• PM directs early launch of work on Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway

    ISLAMABAD, Jun 16 (znn): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Thursday directed the authorities concerned to launch the construction work on Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway at the earliest.

    The prime minister, chairing a meeting to review progress on the ongoing road projects of National Highway Authority, also instructed to initiate construction of Thakot-Raikot section of Karakorum Highway, Babusar Tunnel and Khuzdar-Kuchlak road.

    Calling for ensuring transparency in the process of awarding the contract, he also formed a nine-member committee to improve the procurement process.

    The committee would comprise federal communications minister, Managing Directed of Public Procurement Regulatory Authority and Chairman Pakistan Engineering Council.

    The prime minister viewed that the country could no longer afford delay in the development projects as during last four years, a criminal negligence was shown to impede the course of development.

    He also instructed to seek the support from Pakistan’s embassies for verification of the international companies, as it was the responsibility of all relevant institutions to save the time and money of the country.

  • President approves national awards for slain Chinese teachers posthumously

    ISLAMABAD, Jun 9 (ZNN): President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday approved the conferment of Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on three Chinese teachers who were killed in a suicide blast took place in Karachi.

    On April 26, a female suicide bomber targeted a vehicle carrying faculty members of Karachi University’s Confucius Institute, killing three Chinese nationals and their local driver.

    The president approved national award for Huang Guiping, Ding Mupeng and Chen Sai. 

    The approval for conferment of the awards was granted by the president on the prime minister’s advice.

    The award has been approved in recognition of their services to strengthen Pak-China ties and improvement of bilateral relations in the fields of education and culture.

    The awards have been approved under Article 259 of the Constitution and Decorations Act 1975.

  • Water shortage, a major issue

    Muskan Hamid
    Water is one of the basic needs of human beings but many people from different areas of Pakistan suffer from water shortage. Lack of water causes many problems for people and the most common problem is survival which is not possible without water. Water crises specially in this holy month of Ramadan is a major problem for Muslims. It is very sad to say that citizens of Pakistan are deprived of their basic need whereas the people around the world are facilitated for everything. The government needs to solve the water problem of those areas where there is lack of water.

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