Pakistan Observer


Medical profession incomplete without nurses, says Vohra

Lahore—Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof. Anjum Habib Vohra said that medical profession could not be completed without nurses. “Nurses are true manifestation of serving humanity and are always busy in their noble mission keeping themselves above all their personal wishes. ... Monday, May 25, 2015 Details

Respiratory diseases should be treated with Vitamin C, fish, instead of antibiotics

Lahore—Allergy and ordinary respiratory diseases should be treated with Vitamin C and fish instead of antibiotics as it reduces immunity and prolongs treatment besides patient feel weakness in the body. These thoughts were shared by Dr. Noorul Aarfeen Pulmonologist at TECH Society Club on Sunday during a medical seminar on the topic of “Allergy and respiratory diseases and their cure”. ... Monday, May 25, 2015 Details

Priority to education, health in next budget

Lahore—Provincial Minister for Law, Excise & Taxation and Finance, Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said that government is using all available resources for providing better healthcare facilities to the people especially mother & child in the province and the priority areas of the targets are rural folk. He said that 95% of discretionary funds are being used for the treatment of under privileged people as well as for grant in aid to the poor people. He said that priority is being paid to education and health sectors and development budget of current fiscal year is 17 percent more as compared to previous year. He said that the budget allocated for education Rs.274 billion which is 26.25 percent of total expenditures whereas the budget allocated for health Rs.121.80 billon which is 11.66 percent of total expenditures of the government. ... Monday, May 25, 2015 Details

PEF appoints new subject specialists in ten districts

Lahore—The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has deputed newly recruited 16 subject specialists (SS) with the partner schools in ten different districts in Punjab. These subject specialists will teach the subjects of science, mathematics and English to their students. ... Monday, May 25, 2015 Details

Youth should play a major role in promoting peace: Rana Mashood

Lahore—Punjab government in collaboration with non-government sector is holding national level conference to discuss the implementation and impact of National Action Plan against terrorism and extremism, Punjab Education and Youth Minister Rana Mashood said on Sunday. Punjab government and Bargad youth development organisation would host national level “Peaceful Pakistan Conference” from May 27-29. ... Monday, May 25, 2015 Details

Cable operators postpone strike call

Lahore—A delegation of Cable Operators Association met Punjab Minister for Finance, Law and Excise & Taxation Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman and has withdrawn the strike call. During the negotiations, the Minister directed Chairman Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) Dr. Raheel Ahmad Saddiqui to de-seal the cables and said that a delegation of cable operators will hold negotiations with Chairman PRA on sales tax imposed on services and other issues. He said that every possible relief will be given to cable operators by the government within the resources. ... Sunday, May 24, 2015 Details

PPA opposes proposed ban on one dish at weddings

Lahore—Ban on one dish would result in a chain reaction as it would not only pinch a large number of industries associated with weddings but would also snatch employment of million workers. Chairman Pakistan Poultry Association Dr. Kamal Mustafa said that imposition of one dish law was a visionary decision of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and existing law should be implemented in true sense of words. ... Sunday, May 24, 2015 Details

Solid steps being taken or development of health sector

Lahore—Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Khawaja Salman Rafiq has said that government is taking solid steps for the development of health sector, promotion of medical education and improvement of patients care. He said that land would be provided for the new campus of SIMS as Phase-II programme. He said this while addressing the first convocation of Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS) at Expo Center, here Saturday. ... Sunday, May 24, 2015 Details

Govt taking along all political parties on matters of national importance

Lahore—Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam(F) Chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here Saturday. Matters of mutual interest, political situation and other affairs were discussed during the meeting. Speaking on the occasion, Shahbaz Sharif said that the country is passing through a critical phase of the history and the need of unity in this situation has increased much before. ... Sunday, May 24, 2015 Details

Steps being taken for development of nursing sector

Lahore—Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh. Salman Rafique has said that government is taking solid steps for the development of nursing sector through capacity-building and training of nurses on modern lines. He said this while seeing off an 18-member group of nursing instructors leaving for China for a one-month training course. Besides DG Health Dr. Zahid Pervaiz, other officers of the department were also present on the occasion. ... Friday, May 22, 2015 Details

Rumi’s poetry clear example of tolerance, beauty

Lahore—“Rumi’s message pierced the boundaries of its age, and reached millions of today’s generations who found in his poetry a clear example of modesty, beauty, tolerance, and reason. Rumi’s is the best-selling poet in the United States. ... Friday, May 22, 2015 Details

Aurat Foundation appreciates CM for approving Protection of Women Law

Lahore—Women Rights Activists and Provincial Manager Aurat Foundation Mumtaz Mughal appreciated Chief Minister Punjab Cabinet Social Welfare, Law, Women Development Department and women parliamentarians efforts for approving Punjab Protection of Women against Violence 2015 here on Thursday. ... Friday, May 22, 2015 Details

TEVTA to launch Industrial Embroidery short course

Lahore—In order to meet the shortage of skilled manpower in the field of Industrial Embroidery, Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will launch Industrial Embroidery Machine Operating short course. At present, TEVTA is offering 3 and 6 months short courses of machine embroidery and 6 month course in hand and machine embroidery. It was stated by Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while addressing 2 member delegation of Pakistan Industrial Embroidery Association here on Thursday in a meeting at TEVTA Secretariat. ... Friday, May 22, 2015 Details

Rs 50 billion to be spent on Saaf Pani Project: Shahbaz

Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif presided over a high level meeting here Thursday which reviewed the progress on Saaf Pani Project. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that a big project of supply of potable water to rural areas has been started in the province under which water filtration plants will be set up. He said that the project will be launched from four districts of South Punjab and this programme will gradually be expanded to the whole province. ... Friday, May 22, 2015 Details