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Buzdar faces challenge of becoming an effective CM

ISLAMABAD: (DNA) –  The Punjab Chief Minister, Usman Buzdar, is a simple man, who admits that he lacks administrative experience but assures his visitors that he would improve with every passing day.Background interactions with those closely watching Buzdar, the Punjab chief minister has become extra careful after the Pakpattan DPO episode which has seriously jolted his government as well as the ruling PTI within days of their coming into power.

PM felicitates Saudi leadership on National Day

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) :Prime Minister Imran Khan on behalf of the whole nation has felicitated the Saudi leadership on the Kingdom’s 88th National Day being celebrated on Sunday.In his felicitation message, the prime minister expressed his best wishes for Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and other royal family members.

OGRA says no decision yet on fuel prices

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Imran Ghaznvi Spokesman of OGRA has said there is no decision yet on fuel prices.In a statement on Sunday he said some media houses had aired news about adjustment in fuel prices which is wrong.OGRA will make a final announcement in this regards on 30 September.

CASA 1000: Swedish, Spanish firms win $330m contract for converter stations

ISLAMABAD: (DNA) –  The Inter-Governmental Council of the Central Asia-South Asia (Casa) 1,000 power supply project has announced the award of $330-million high-voltage transmission facility contracts to ABB of Sweden and Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios of Spain.

Powerful mayors will run districts under PTI govt’s new LG system

ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has decided to introduce a new local government system in several parts of the country in the first phase of reforms.according to the draft prepared by the federal government in the first phase directly elected Mayors would be administrative heads of districts in Islamabad, Punjab and Khyber Paktunkhwa.

FM Qureshi arrives in Washington

WASHINGTON: (DNA) – Foreign Minsiter Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrived in US to attend the United Nation’s General Assembly session.The minister landed in Washington from where he travel to New York after staying a day in US capital.Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janhua is accompanying the minister in his visit during which he would also hold meetings with foreign ministers of several countries.

LEAs playing vital role in maintaining law & order: Shehryar

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi says Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) are playing vital role in maintaining law and order and peace in the country.Speaking with Attock police officers at Mankoor Checkpoint on the border of Attock and Kohat districts, he directed them to ensure that no one is humiliated or harassed on pretext of security.