Posts tagged as: Ahsan Iqbal

Pakistan’s first Remote Sensing Satellite System to be launched soon

Minister for Planning and Development, Professor Ahsan Iqbal said on Saturday that the country’s first Remote Sensing Satellite System (RSSS) is in the offing and it will be launched soon to meet the national and international user requirements in the field of satellite imagery. “The government is committed to make the country’s satellite system more […]

PM Nawaz Sharif visits floods-hit areas in Punjab

Prime Minster Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday visited floods-affected people in parts of Punjab province and assured them that the government will provide all possible assistance for the relief and rehabilitation of flood hit people. He was speaking at a briefing at Baddu Malhi in Narowal after taking an aerial view of the situation caused by […]

Energy committee ensures no load-shedding during Sehar, Iftar, Taraweeh

        A meeting of the Energy Committee was convened under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar to review the arrangements made to implement his directions to ensure that no load-management is under taken during  the month of Ramazan during Sehar, Iftar and Taraweeh.   The meeting  was  informed that uninterrupted […]

PM Nawaz Sharif to pay visit to China on July 4-8

Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif will pay an official visit to China from 4 – 8 July, at the invitation of the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, an official announcement said Friday. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high-level delegation for his first official visit abroad after assuming his office, the Foreign Ministry said.  […]

Khurshid Shah criticizes PML-N budget as anti-people

Opposition leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah said on Saturday the new budget envisages no relief measures for the poor‚ farmers and labourers.     Opening debate in the budget he said it was the first budget of the PML-N government and it would have been pro-poor and people friendly.   He […]

Musharraf’s nomination papers for Kasur’s NA seat rejected

Nomination papers of former president Pervez Musharraf for NA-139 in Kasur were rejected by the Returning Officer on Friday.   Javed Kasuri advocate had raised six objections at Musharraf’s papers which also included abrogation of the constitution.   One of the objections stated that the ex-general does not meet the criteria established in Article 62 […]

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif rejects Tahirul Qadri’s demands

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has rejected demands put forth by Dr Tahirul Qadri, chief of Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ), terming them unconstitutional.   A consultative meeting of the PML-N was held at Raiwand on Tuesday with the party chief, Nawaz Sharif in the chair. The meeting discussed the situation after the long march and the […]

NA passes resolution to withdraw POL price hike

NA passes resolution to withdraw POL price hike Islamabad: (Thursday, February 02, 2012) National Assembly (NA) today, while reacting to the recent price hike has unanimously passed a resolution to withdraw the increase in petroleum products prices. Moved by PML-N central leader Ahsan Iqbal, the resolution maintained that it will unleash inflationary burden on the […]

National Assembly forms committee to probe into threats received by journalists

National Assembly forms committee to probe into threats received by journalists Islamabad: (Tuesday, January 10, 2012) Pakistan has lately emerged among the deadliest countries for the journalists, and with each passing day, the government along with security agencies has failed to provide them reliable protection. Infect the later has been accused of killing many of […]

Nawaz comes up with the demand of commission on ‘memogate’

With the memo-gate saga refusing to die down, chief of his faction of Muslim League, Nawaz Sharif demanded for a formation of a commission to probe the issue. His demand came in the wake of the Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani’s assurance in the parliament that Ambassador Hussain Haqqani has been summoned for explanation […]


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