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60,000 metric tons PASSCO wheat provided for IDPs

Bannu—The government has made solid measures to facilitate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency with Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation Limited (PASSCO) providing 60,000 metric ton of wheat for catering food security of the displaced populace.

Aftab pleads political parties to help devise flawless electoral system

Islamabad—State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed Wednesday urges political parties to help devising flawless electoral system to avoid pointation of fingers from the defeated candidates. Talking to APP, he said the forum of Parliamentary Electoral Reforms Committee (PERC) should be utilised for fine tuning the electoral system leading to transparent, free and fair elections in the country. The parliamentary body, having representation of all parties has been formulated for ensuring impartial elections. Politicians have been provided best forum to forward their suggestions. Staging sit-ins would not serve the purpose, he added.
Eid with families a dream to come true

Thousands suffer as PR fails to accommodate passengers

Irfan Aligi

Karachi—Thousands of passengers bound for travelling to their home towns from Cantt Station and City Station of Pakistan Railways in Karachi were disappointed to read the notice that the Pakistan Railways authorities at the afore-mentioned 2 stations in Karachi had displayed to add anguish to the frustrated passengers. The notice read that ‘No seats available from July 24 to 28’. Passengers had moved from here to there seeking help from the Pakistan Railways authorities but to no avail.

Imran harming democracy via ‘immature statements’: Sikandar

Peshawar—Provincial President of Quomi Watan Party (QWP) Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao on Wednesday alleged that PTI chief Imran Khan was harming democratic system in the country through his “immature political behaviour”. “Imran Khan’s statement about replacement of monocracy with democracy is in fact tantamount to weakening the democratic system and institutions in the country,” said Sikandar Sherpao while talikng to APP.

Families throng WBDC Eid Bazaar

Peshawar—The Eid Fair “Khushiyoun Kai Rang” organized under the auspices of Women Business Development Centre (WBDC) Peshawar is attracting a large number of families. The Eid Fair to continue till Chand Raat from 8:30pm to 11pm was inaugurated by President, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KPCCI), Zahidullah Shinwari.

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