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Message from the Prime Minister Gilani on International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Islamabad: The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking attracts our attention to the dangers drugs pose to the individuals, families, communities and society on the whole. The menace of drugs is most formidable warranting rapid response at various levels. Statistics show that teenagers and young adults are more vulnerable to this menace. Its prevalence among young adults is more than twice as high as that among people of other age groups. No government can eliminate this menace fully […]

Chairman, Board of Investment calls on Prime Minister Gilani

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that Government is taking all measures to facilitate local and foreign investors to enhance the investment in various sectors. He maintained that increased investment will help materialize the vision of prosperous Pakistan. The Prime Minister expressed these views while talking to Mr. Saleem H. Mandviwala, Chairman, Board of Investment (BOI) who called on him at PM’s House today. The Prime Minister asked the Chairman, BOI to accelerate the pace of expansion […]

Ms Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari receives memento honoured on her mother

Islamabad: Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was today awarded here at the ´International Conference on Global Fight against Terrorism’ at Tehran on June 25, 2011 for her leading role in the fight against militancy. Ms Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari received the Memento on her mother’s behalf at the hands of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani. President Asif Ali Zardari, President Dr. Ahmadinejad and President of Sudan Omer Al Bashir were also present on the occasion. President Asif Ali […]

Anti Narcotics Force and Pakistan Scouts Association join hands against Drugs

Islamabad: Anti Narcotics Force and Pakistan Scouts Association (PSA) signed MoU of cooperation on Saturday at Ministry of Narcotics Control. Federal Secretary Narcotics Control Division, Iftikhar Ahmad and Chief Commissioner Pakistan Scouts Association, Lt. Gen (Retd) S.P. Shahid inked the MoU at the ministry. Director General Anti Narcotics force, Maj. Gen. Syed Shakeel Hussain and other senior official were present on the occasion. Under the MoU Anti Narcotics Force and Pakistan Scouts Association would jointly launch social movement against drug […]

President Zardari’s meeting with Afghan President

Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari and Afghan President Hamid Karzai met here today on the sidelines of” International Conference on Global Fight against Terrorism” at Tehran. Bilateral issues and the recent incidents along the Pak- Afghan border were discussed during the meeting. Interior Minister Senator Rehman Malik and spokesperson Mr. Farhatullah Babar were also present in the meeting. For more information, contact: Haji Ahmed Malik Principal Information Officer Press Information Department (PID) Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324 […]

Message from President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on International Drugs Day

Islamabad: Drug trafficking is a major social evil that is threatening societies in more than one ways. Narco trade is increasingly being used by organized criminal syndicates to finance militancy and terrorism. As the major victim of militancy it is in Pakistan’s national interest to be an active partner in the fight against drug trafficking. We therefore welcome the observance of the International Drug Day today as it reminds us all to consider ways and means to step up cooperation […]

Federal Board of Revenue announces Amnesty Scheme for all Taxes-No penalty or surcharge if principal amount of due taxes paid between June 25 to June 30, 2011

Islamabad: S.R.O 646(1)/2011 of Customs dated 25-06-2011, is issued stating that the FBR shall remit whole amount of penalties and surcharge payable by a person against whom an amount of custom duty is outstanding on account of any audit observation, audit report, demand notice or any adjudication order or who has failed to pay any amount of customs duty claimed, inadmissible refund or drawback of custom duty due to any reason, if the outstanding principal amount of custom duty is […]