Category Archives: Energy & Power

Commander Lhr Corps visits Field Firing Ranges Tilla near Jhelum

Commander Lahore Corps Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz visited Field Firing Ranges Tilla near Jhelum and witnessed field exercise by troops.

The exercise is part of the Winter Collective Training program held annually in a rugged terrain and in simulated war zone scenario.

On the occasion, Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz emphasised on continuous enhancement of operational preparedness.

He commended the standard of training of troops and lauded their precision and accuracy in engaging the targets.

Source: Radio Pakistan

World Bank delegation visits Punjab Board Investment and Trade in Lahore

A high level delegation of World Bank visited Punjab Board Investment and Trade (PBIT) in Lahore on Tuesday to explore investment opportunities and trade in the province.

The Chief Executive Officer of the board Jahanzeb Barna said that there are various opportunities of investment in Health, Agriculture, IT, Food, Energy and special economic zones in the province.

Source: Radio Pakistan

FC Balochistan recovers 18 hostages including foreigners from Turbat

FC Balochistan have recovered eighteen hostages from a terrorist hideout during an intelligence based operation in Tump area of Turbat

The hostages include two Pakistani and sixteen Nigerian and Yemeni citizens. During the operation two terrorists were also apprehended. A large quantity of arms and ammunition including IEDs have been recovered from the hideout.

In an another Operation, FC Balochistan conducted an Intelligence base operation in a village in Makran Division and killed two terrorists of proscribed organisation.

During exchange of fire with terrorists, Sepoy Nasir Mehmood embraced shahadat while two other soldiers sustained injuries.

These terrorists were involved in different activities like destroying of a bridge, planting of IEDs and attack on security forces.

Source: Radio Pakistan

CM Sindh reviews ongoing development projects

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presided over a meeting in Karachi on Monday to review ongoing development projects.

On this occasion, he directed the concerned agencies to expedite the pace of construction work at Chowrangi Underpass and open one side by the mid of next month.

Source: Radio Pakistan

ANF foils heroin smuggling bid at Karachi airport

Anti-Narcotics Force foiling an attempt of smuggling heroin to Muscat arrested an accused from the Karachi Airport.

According to a spokesman of Anti-Narcotics Force the heroin was hid in sweet boxes.

Source: Radio Pakistan

HIGHEST STANDARDS OF EDUCATION TO BE ENSURED AT ALL PUBLIC SECTOR UNIVERSITIES: AJK PRESIDENT

AJK President Sardar Masood Khan says highest standards of education would be ensured at all Public Sector Universities of the state with the cooperation of Higher Education Commission.

He was addressing at the inauguration ceremony of Poonch University’s sub-campus at Haveli, Kahuta on Friday.

The President said that access to quality education is the right of every citizen.

Commenting on the situation of LOC, the President said AJK Government is preparing a big compensation package for the victims of Indian firing at Line of Control.

He said India is committing massive human right violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir and using illegal tactics in suppressing the freedom movement.

Source: Radio Pakistan