The provincial governments are expected to hold a meeting on Monday to discuss measures to appoint interim chief ministers before the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) completes its tenure on May 31. In…
Chief ministers (CMs) from all provinces of Pakistan are expected to attend an upcoming meeting of Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) here on December 29. The JCC meeting…
Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and chief ministers of all four provinces to make constitutional history of Pakistan a compulsory subject for the students. In separate letters…
The murderer of advisor to the chief minister was arrested by the police on Thursday. According to the SSP Investigation Abdul-Rab, the police formed a team and acting on a tip arrested…
The PML-N leadership is toying with the idea of constituting a high-profile committee comprising of all chief ministers to deal with lingering energy crisis with constant input from the provinces. The committee…
LAHORE – The first-ever Punjab Municipal Water Act, a brainchild of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Punjab government envisioned to ensure safe drinking water to 90 million citizens is lying in limbo since 2008, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The water act was envisaged by Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif in wake of alarming statistics of the environment ministry that 40 percent infant deaths were due to polluted water and 50 percent population did not have access to clean water in
LAHORE – The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) is not implementing the orders of Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif by pending ownership rights to the residents of 65 katchi abadies (slum localities) over the last three years, Pakistan Today has learnt.
It is a pre-planned move to bring a bad name to the Khadam-e-Aala to inflict irreparable damage on his public welfare projects and let him down politically, a senior official in the Lahore DCO office told Pakistan Today. “The CDGL’s
KARACHI -The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday declared the chief minister’s summary to allot forest land to peasant women as illegal and affirmed the forest land is a national asset. A division bench, comprising Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Imam Bux Baloch, passed the verdict, allowing Indus Development Organisation (IDO)’s constitutional petition that sought declaration of CM’s order as invalid. IDO head Zain Dawood Potha moved the petition through his counsel Qazi Ali Ather
LAHORE – The Punjab chief minister’s (CM) wrong policies have deprived thousands of students from appearing in the Matriculation examinations, former Punjab CM Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said on Monday. The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader said that the “revolutionary education policies” of the CM have put the future of thousands of students at stake. He said that the authorities concerned had made the students suffer on the issue of roll number slips while the CM was busy in
LAHORE – Punjab Governor Latif Khosa is likely to clear the chief minister’s summary seeking removal of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) ministers from the provincial cabinet soon, PPP sources told Pakistan Today on Sunday.
The governor told reporters at an official engagement that he would follow the constitution while responding to the summary. The PPP sources said that the governor was scheduled to meet President Asif Ali Zardari in Karachi on Sunday evening to discuss the
LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken concrete measures for promotion of medical education, welfare of doctors and provision of best medical facilities to the people, Punjab Assembly (PA) Speaker Rana Iqbal said on Saturday. He was addressing the 4th Convocation of the Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI).
The PA speaker said that the doors of medical education were opened for poor but talented students by abolishing seats of self finance. He said that the
LAHORE – A boy was arrested by police for accidentally walking in front of the Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif’s convoy on Sunday in Model Town.
The boy was subsequently released by police after confirming his residency in Model Town and the unintentional stepping onto the CM Punjab’s route. Adeel Qadir (19), a resident of the 21-B went to a shop for buying grocery. After buying grocery he came out from the shop and tried to cross the road without knowing that
LAHORE – Punjab Education Minister Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has stated that the provincial government under the sagacious leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Shahbaz Sharif has for the first time in the country’s history introduced far-reaching reforms in education sector for improving quality of education and literacy rate to radically uplift socio-economic conditions of people.
He was addressing participants of one-day seminar on “Regional Economic Cooperation in South Asia”
KARACHI – Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Tourism, PML-F’s Imtiaz Sheikh on Tuesday demanded the provincial government to immediately implement the directives of President Asif Ali Zardari and establish the Shah Latif University, Sheikh Ayaz Campus in Shikarpur.
In a letter written to the provincial chief minister, he said the president had directed the Sindh government to establish the campus in Shikarpur but despite the passage of eight months, the government still has not
Lahore – The emergency entrance of the Services Hospital has not yet been broadened despite Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaaz Sharif’s approval. Many critical patients continue to suffer and often die in the ambulances, owing to the choked service lane.
Almost a year has passed that the CM granted the amendment of the slip lane adjacent to Services Hospital, but the city administration has failed to implement CM’s orders. Patients continue to face difficulty in receiving first
Lahore – The second phase of the Chief Minister’s Cup is in full swing at the high school level, with the finalists displaying excellent performances on Wednesday.
The inter-tehsil boys’ football competitions were held at the districts Bhuwana, Laalian and Chiniot.
In Chiniot, Laalian got a walkover over Bhuwana after accidents of two players from Bhuwana team. Laalian beat Chiniot in the second match.
In Faisalabad, Tehsil Faisalabad city beat Tehsil Samundri in girls’
KARACHI: The Sindh government on Monday appointed Naheed Durrani, the daughter of Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, as secretary Education Department while Ahmed Bux Narejo was appointed the new secretary to Sindh chief minister.
Narejo was waiting for posting while Durrani was serving as the Planning and Development Department secretary.
In another possible reshuffle, the provincial government has directed Mohammad Younus Dhaga, serving as the Sindh Investment Board Managing