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Gurkha’s Ultra-Premium Cigars Dominate Asia

Non-Cuban Cigars that Highlight Quality and Consistency are in Big Demand FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — When it comes to super premium luxury brands and prestigious companies, names like Louis Vuitton, Moet Hennessey, Patek Philippe, Chanel and Rolls Royce get bandied about, but when the conversation in Asia turns to cigars, there’s only one […]

Economic stability, continuity of policies vital for progress: President

President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday said economic stability and continuity of policies were vital for the progress and development of the country and urged the nation to stand united to confront the challenges ahead.The President, in a wide-ranging add…

PEX Report: Index Down Again

The ‘Al-Quds Index’ closed Tuesday’s trading at 488.39 points, down by 0.79 points (-0.16%) compared to Monday’s trading session, according to the PEX daily report.A Total of 752,485 shares were traded with a value of $977,395.93 executed during 117 tr…

Vivid Sydney’s Glow Takes Over the City

World’s largest festival of light, music and ideas kicks off in Sydney SYDNEY, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Image gallery of Vivid Sydney available here Broadcast quality footage available here Sydney, Australia is awash with colour this evening as more than 90 light installations light up the city for the annual Vivid Sydney festival, projecting […]

Hungary: Gender discrimination concealed under conservative family values

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against women today called on the Government of Hungary “not to disguise gender discrimination under an ideology of conservative family values,” and urged it to address the issue of discrimination agai…

3rd Party Validation And Audit Of Medicines Procurement Starts In Punjab

A special meeting of Cabinet Committee on Dengue was held on Thursday at Civil Secretariat under the Chairmanship of Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health, Khawaja Salman Raffique. Besides, Secretary Primary & Secondary Health Ali Jan Khan, DG Health Services Dr. Mukhtar Hussain Syed, Senior Officers of the department and Medical Superintendents of public sector hospitals attended the meeting. The medical superintendents of the hospitals of other districts participated in the meeting through video link. Secretary Dengue Expert Advisory Group (DEAG) and Associate Professor of King Edward Medical University Dr. Somiya Iqtidar shared the information regarding dengue patients reporting with the medical superintendents of the hospitals and provided guidance regarding the filling of outdoor and indoor form prepared for dengue patients by DEAG.

Khawaja Salman Raffique directed all the medical superintendents to ensure filling of OPD and registration form of dengue patients and data sharing with the Punjab Information Technology Board. He directed that dengue counters and high dependency unit established in the hospitals should be kept functional. The meeting reviewed indoor and outdoor dengue surveillance activities by the surveillance teams. Secretary primary & Secondary Health Ali Jan Khan directed the officers that DHQ and THQ hospitals should send daily report regarding the suspected, probable and confirmed dengue patients to the department and PITB.

Khawaja Salman Raffique informed that as per directions of Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, medicines audit of the teaching hospitals as well as DHQ and THQ hospitals has been started and a Chartered Firm M/s. Earnest & Young has been assigned the target which would be completed within 10 to 12 weeks. The representatives of M/s E&Y Ali Qamar apprised the meeting regarding methodology of third party validation and medicines audit of the hospitals.

Source: Government of the Punjab

Remarks Before Meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER MINH: (Via interpreter) Excellency Secretary of State John Kerry, distinguished members of the U.S. delegation, I am delighted to have this discussion with you this morning on the occasion of the visit to Vietnam of President Obam…