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  • 30 Jan 2015
    UNDP urges poll system enjoying voters’ trust

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in an analysis on electoral reforms in Pakistan has observed that ‘appointing a new chief election commissioner and investigating the previous elections is not sufficient’.

  • 23 Jan 2015
    Launch of Report "Scan of Law and Policies Affecting Human Rights, Discrimination and Access to HIV and Health Services by Key Populations in Pakistan"

    UNDP Pakistan in collaboration with the UN Country Team and the National Aids Control Programme of Pakistan (NACP) launched a report focusing on laws and policies that will enable a more effective response to HIV and promote access to health services.

  • 23 Jan 2015
    UN wants policies concerning response to HIV revised

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations has urged Pakistan to revise and adopt laws and policies in order to effectively respond to HIV disease and promote and protect human rights of people, particularly vulnerable groups.

  • 22 Jan 2015
    The Balochistan Development Forum highlights challenges and growth opportunities

    The Balochistan Development Forum 2015, a two-day conference on development-focused dialogue between the Balochistan government and development partners, was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Nawaz Sharif, on 19 January in Islamabad.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Reko Diq to be a game changer: Sartaj

    Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Pak-China Econo-mic Corridor will usher an era of economic development along with employment opportunities in Balochistan. Speaking as chief guest at the concluding session of a two-day Balochistan Development Forum organized by Balochistan government in collaboration with the UNDP to attract investment in the province, Aziz said the government is focusing on resolving the issues pertaining to Reko Diq project, which is going to prove a game changer for the country, especially in terms of prosperity and development of Balochistan.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Balochistan CM for amending laws

    ISLAMABAD - Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said that reforms and changes in the laws as well as rules of business were vital for optimal reaping of benefits of fiscal devolution under the 18th Constitutional Amendment.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    CM promises institutional reforms in Balochistan

    ISLAMABAD: Reforms and changes in the laws and rules of business was a necessary step to fully deliver the benefits of the fiscal devolution under the 18th Amendment, said Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Mohammad Malik while addressing the concluding session of the two-day Balochistan Development Forum organized by the Chief Minister Policy Reform Unit here on Tuesday.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Reforms needed to avail benefits of fiscal devolution, says CM Balochistan

    ISLAMABAD: Reforms and changes in the laws and rules of business are a necessary step to fully deliver the benefits of the fiscal devolution under the 18th amendment, said chief minister Balochistan Dr. Mohammad Malik while addressing the concluding session of the two-day Balochistan Development Forum organised by the Chief Minister Policy Reform Unit here on Tuesday.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Devolution of power: Balochistan accuses Centre of trampling on its rights

    ISLAMABAD: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik Baloch accused the federal government of violating the letter and spirit of the Constitution by overstepping its authority and encroaching on matters that should fall under the jurisdiction of the provincial governments, an accusation made unusual by the fact that the ruling party in Islamabad and Dr Malik’s National Party are coalition partners in Quetta.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Balochistan deprived of devolution benefits: CM

    ISLAMABAD: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said his province remains under­privileged because benefits of the 18th Amendment are not being passed on to it.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Development of Balochistan close to my heart: PM

    ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said despite financial constraints, the government is providing substantial funds to the socio economic uplift and development of Balochistan.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Steps taken to put Balochistan on uplift track: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday that Balochistan had lagged behind in socio-economic development because of neglect in the past, but both the federal and provincial governments were now taking measures to ensure economic growth and peace in the province.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Development forum: PM to divert extra funds to Balochistan

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif confessed on Monday that he has a soft corner for “socio-economic development in Balochistan”, explaining the keenness of his government to allocate substantial funds to the province.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Balochistan will become regional economic hub: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday highlighted the economic potential of the southwestern Balochistan province, saying that the federal government would provide sufficient funds to the provincial government for socio-economic development.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Foreign hand in terror activities won’t be tolerated: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Vowing to develop Balochistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that neither Pakistan would allow anyone to use its territory against any other country nor would it tolerate if terrorists use foreign soil for terrorist activities in the country.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Pakistan Suffered $100 Billion Loss Due To Terrorism: PM Nawaz

    While inaugurating the Balochistan Development Forum, Prime Minister of Pakistan (PM) Nawaz Sharif lauded the Balochistan government for enhancing the socio-economic sector of the province.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Zero tolerance for terror: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan will neither allow anyone to use its territory against any other country nor would tolerate if terrorists use foreign soil for their activities in Pakistan.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Gwadar to play key role in national progress: Nawaz Sharif

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the construction of Gwadar Port will play a key role in the economic progress of the country, ARY News reports

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Efforts on to ensure Balochistan uplift: PM

    ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said Balochistan lagged behind in socio-economic development owing to neglect in the past, adding both federal and provincial governments were now taking measures to ensure growth and peaceful environment in the province.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Balochistan Development Forum 2015

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday said owing to neglect in the past, Balochistan lagged behind in socio-economic development, and stressed that both federal and provincial governments were now taking measures to ensure growth and peaceful environment in the province.