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Health Minister Inaugurates German funded Regional Blood Centre at Spony Road Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf The Health Minister Balochistan Mir Rahmat Saleh Baloch, inaugurated modern Regional Blood Center in Bolan Medical Complex, Quetta on Wednesday. The center has been developed by the German government. The government of Germany was represented by Mr. Wolfgang Moellers, Country Director, KfW-German Development Bank. Prof. Hasan Abbas Zaheer, National Coordinator, Safe Blood Transfusion Programme was also present. The ...

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We welcome donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province, Says Secretary Finance

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Finance Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that government welcomes every pragmatic move taken by the donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province. He was expressing these views in meeting with the UNDP, Rule of Law Programme Mission headed by, Senior Program Specialist, Ms. Shahzada Ahmed. He said that ...

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Lok Virsa celebrates the music of legendary folk singer late Mai Bhagi

  Islamabad: To commemorate the International Women Day, Lok Virsa here on Tuesday named a hall after the legendary folk singer late Mai Bhagi to acknowledge her services for Sindhi folk music. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed said on the occasion that today we are covering another milestone naming a hall after the legendary folk singer Mai Bhagi. “This is ...

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Lok Virsa promotes new talent

 Islamabad: Lok Virsa started a new program ‘Open Mic’ to provide a platform to the emerging singers from all genres. The idea is to promote those who are eager to sing but they lack a proper platform. Not only certificates are distributed among the singers but they are also provided the opportunity to sing at different forums. Program started properly ...

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All Provinces have equitable rights over country resources:  PM

Islamabad:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday said his government’s vision of transforming the country into a truly developed state was based on progress and development of all federating units. In a meeting with Balochistan Chief Minister Sardar Sanaullah Zehri at PM House, the prime minister said all parts and provinces had equitable rights over the country’s resources. “It is our ...

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Balochistan: The Fruit Basket of Pakistan 

By:  Sana Samad  Though Balochistan is full of natural resources and profiting the country, it is also called “The Fruit Basket of Pakistan”.   Balochistan is sharing 90 percent national production of grapes, cherry and almonds, almost 60 percent of peach, pomegranate, apricot and around 34 percent apple and 70 percent of dates. In Balochistan, 149,726 hectares areas are covered by ...

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NAB launches probe against Mepco, bank officials, ex-IG Balochistan

MULTAN: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Multan has presented two cases in its Executive Board meeting for initiation of investigations. In the first case, a probe against officials of Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO), Trust Investment Bank and others was authorised for illegally investing Rs 215 million (principal amount). According to details, the Trust Investment Bank bypassed the procedures, rules and ...

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Gwadar: Fishermen’s Quest for Survival With their Ancestral Livelihood

By: Mariyam Suleman Fishermen’s children play at the “PadiZir” (west bay) beach of Gwadar while seeing their fathers and elder brothers dragging their boats toward the waves of Arabian Sea meeting the shores of Makran coast. “Things have changed over the years. As a little boy, I used to get fish for free when the fishermen anchored their boats at ...

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Legislators agree to work for developing national agenda on women’s rights   

 By: Mir Behram Baloch  Quetta: Legislators from the four provincial assembly and national assembly have agreed to work together for developing a national agenda for addressing women’s rights in Pakistan. Additionally, With the tenure of national and provincial assemblies reaching to completion in 2018, legislators also prioritised several other democratic reforms and human rights reforms which they agreed to take ...

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Key Stakeholders and Academia discuss Code of Ethics for Media in Pakistan at National Symposium

Islamabad: The Code of Ethics strive to play a fundamental role for democratization of a society, nonetheless, face many implementation challenges in Pakistan. This was announced at the national symposium on media ethics organized by Mishal Pakistan.  Industry experts, senior journalists, media professionals and academicians attended the symposium along with a large number of students, scholars and faculty members from the journalism ...

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