PM launches Ramazan Relief Package
Islamabad—Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday launched ‘Ramazan Relief Package’ here at Aabpara Utility Store under which profit on all commodities at the utility stores has been withdrawn. The Prime Minister arrived at the Aabpara Utility Store on surprise visit and reviewed quality and prices of commodities. He also met with the people busy in shopping there and asked about prices and standard of the commodities being sold at the utility store.
Imran to take peace convoy to Waziristan in September
Peshawar—Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Saturday announced to take a peace pageant to the militancy-ridden Waziristan by the end of September. Addressing a protest rally against the restoration of Nato supply routes, Khan said the purpose behind taking a peace procession to Waziristan is to bring the violence-effected families before the media, whose loved ones lost their lives in the drone attacks.
India considering to lift ban on Pakistani TV channels
New Delhi—India has assured Pakistan that it will consider a proposal to lift the ban on Pakistani television channels in the country. This was after Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani’s strong pitch last week proposing India allow transmission of not just Pakistan government (PTV) but also private channels, both news and non-news, the Times of India reported.