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Govt taking steps for expansion, progress of industries: Pervaiz

Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik has said that government is taking concrete steps for the expansion and progress of industries and promotion of trade across the country.

He stated this while addressing a conference in Lahore today on Challenges of textile sector and its solution.

He said provision of uninterrupted gas supply and duty free machinery has been ensured for the textile sector

Source: Radio Pakistan

UNA Training Center, Union of Muslim Scouts sign training agreement

Jeddah The International Union of Muslim Scouts (IUMS) and the Training Center of the Union of News Agencies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (UNA-OIC) countries have signed an agreement on conducting training courses.

The agreement was signed by Director of UNA Training Center Ehab A. Taher and IUMS Secretary General Dr. Zuhair bin Hussein Ghoneim, at the UNA headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday.

The deal provides for holding training courses in various fields of mutual interest between the two sides, in order to develop the training and scouting system of the Union, through taking advantage of the sophisticated technical capabilities of the Center and the qualified training cadres.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

Govt committed to provide health facilities to masses: Dr. Israr

Gilgit-Baltistan Government is taking concrete steps to provide health facilities to the masses.

Director Health Gilgit region Dr. Syed Israr Hussain told our correspondent that 1100 beds hospitals are being constructed in Gilgit.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Over 5000 different dev schemes to be in Sargodha division

In Sargodha Division, five thousand and seventy-two different developmental schemes will be completed at a cost of twenty-two billion rupees during current fiscal year.

This was stated by the Commissioner Sargodha Division, Nadeem Mehboob while talking to Radio Pakistan Sargodha correspondent Zainab Fiaz today.

He said that eighty percent work on these developmental schemes has been completed. He said after completion of these schemes, amenities of life will be provided to a large number of people at their doorsteps

Source: Radio Pakistan

Continuity of policies imperative for sustainable dev: Saad

Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique says continuity of policies is imperative for sustainable development in all departments.

Talking to newsmen after inaugurating revamping of Pakistan Railways’ Golra Museum in Islamabad on Saturday, he said he has improved condition of Railways by working day and night.

The Minister said the next governments should work for increasing revenue of Railways.

The museum is situated at Golra Railway Station that was established in 1882 during British rule and upgraded as junction in 1912.

It was the logistics artery of British India during the Afghan military campaigns at the turn of the twentieth century.

The museum was set up in 2003 with an aim of preserving and maintaining more than 150 years of Railways heritage in this region.

The museum consists of two main galleries. The first gallery displays the objects from 1881 of North Western Railways’ time to present.

In second gallery, Victorian furniture used in waiting halls with classic crockery, piano and long-arm rest chairs, self-style mirrors and other fixture and fittings is for public display.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Continuity of policies imperative for sustainable dev: Saad

Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique says continuity of policies is imperative for sustainable development in all departments.

Talking to newsmen after inaugurating revamping of Pakistan Railways’ Golra Museum in Islamabad on Saturday, he said he has improved condition of Railways by working day and night.

The Minister said the next governments should work for increasing revenue of Railways.

The museum is situated at Golra Railway Station that was established in 1882 during British rule and upgraded as junction in 1912.

It was the logistics artery of British India during the Afghan military campaigns at the turn of the twentieth century.

The museum was set up in 2003 with an aim of preserving and maintaining more than 150 years of Railways heritage in this region.

The museum consists of two main galleries. The first gallery displays the objects from 1881 of North Western Railways’ time to present.

In second gallery, Victorian furniture used in waiting halls with classic crockery, piano and long-arm rest chairs, self-style mirrors and other fixture and fittings is for public display.

Source: Radio Pakistan