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Anti-polio drive in 30 districts to kick off from today

Quetta: Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmed said, all preparations have been completed for the three days Anti-Polio drive in Balochistan. Government and Emergency operation Centre Balochistan will commence three days Anti-Polio campaign in Balochistan, in which more than 2.4 million children less than five years would be administered with polio drops. During the campaign Vitamin-A drops ...

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Gwadar: Celebrating Power of Books with YES Alumni Library

By: Mariyam Suleman Imagine a library in a suburb within an institution where young girls and boys have always been craving for better learning and educational opportunities. A place where generations of little children and youngsters will learn to read and celebrate the power of books. YES (Youth Exchange and Study) alumni, with the support of IEARN (International Educational and ...

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Balochi Language

By: Bakhtiyar Baloch It is estimated that Balochi speakers are more than 20 million and most of them reside in Pakistani Balochistan, Iranian Balochistan, and Afghanistan and other parts of the Asia and Europe. They have got different dialects of Balochi speaking living in different areas with sheer assimilation of Balochi culture, traditions, strong devotion and love for Balochi. There ...

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Lok Virsa to hold training program for children on “Traditional Handloom Work”

Islamabad: Lok Virsa is holding the training program for children on “Traditional Handloom Work” under the ongoing Craft of the Month series from 19th to 25th December 2016. The program aims at promoting traditional skills, giving knowledge to younger generation, especially children about the importance and utility of different crafts and providing opportunity to them to learn about Pakistan’s rich, ...

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Stakeholders call for the implementation of Pakistan’s Human Rights Action Plan

Civil Society and key stakeholders concurred that Pakistan’s National Plan of Action on Human Rights was essential for Pakistan in fulfilling its constitutional and international commitments. These views were highlighted and expressed at DRI’s National conference, ‘Pakistan’s GSP+ Status and Universal Periodic Review 2017’ held in Islamabad on 8 December. The conference brought together over 150 influential stakeholders, including members ...

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Provision of the best health care facilities is first priority: Noor Ul Haq Baloch

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Health Noor Ul Haq Baloch has said that they are committed to provide all available resources and all due matters of the doctors, paramedic, and hospital staff would be solved. Secretary Health mad these comments while visiting BMC hospital on Friday to look out all the departments. “Provision of best health care services to the ...

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Save Houbara Bustards

By: Zeeshan Nasir The Houbara bustards which is also known as Mac Queen’s bustard or Asian bustard is commonly known all over the world especially in Pakistan, where it has already been placed in the endangered species list. In the 1970s, the Houbara bustard was, also abundant in the oil-rich Arab states but unfortunately, the bird was hunted near-extinction because ...

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There must be an impartial, fair and accessible judicial system, Says Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Balochistan High Court Senior Judge Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar has said that there must be an impartial, fair and accessible judicial system, to deliver safety and security to life, religion, property, family and reputation, with respect for liberty, equality before the law, and access to justice for all. She said this by addressing in the one ...

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France is desirous of making investment in energy sector in Balochistan: Ambassador

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: French Ambassador to Pakistan Mrs. Martine Dorance has said that her country is desirous of making investment in energy sector in Pakistan including Balochistan. She said this during her visit to Quetta Electric Supply Company on Tuesday. Mrs. Martine Dorance appreciated the efforts being made by the federal and provincial governments to overcome the energy ...

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CPEC has laid foundation of rapid development and prosperity in the country, Says CM Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf Gwadar: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri on Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had laid foundation of rapid development and prosperity in the country. “The whole region including Pakistan will get productive benefits of the mega project,” he added. Addressing to the two days international Maritime/CPEC Conference organized by Pakistan Navy held at ...

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