Pakistan Observer

Islamabad

Park Enclave construction work in final stage

Islamabad—The construction activities are in full swing as work on different connecting roads and internal roads of the Park Enclave Housing Project is being carried out to give a finishing touch. Work on the landscaping, plantation, erection and demarcation of the street numbering has begun in the Park Enclave Housing Project. Capital Development Authority (CDA) has directed the contractor to deploy additional manpower and machinery to execute the work of development expeditiously. CDA management is carrying on regular visits and strict monitoring of the project and all out resources are being utilized for its timely completion. ... Monday, August 31, 2015 Details

Speakers pay tributes to Begum Sarfraz Iqbal

Islamabad—Speakers paid tributes to Begum Sarfraz Iqbal and appreciated her services for the country’s people. They were speaking at the Begum Sarfraz Iqbal International Literary Conference in connection with 12th death anniversary of prominent intellectual and philanthropist Ms Sarfraz Iqbal. ... Monday, August 31, 2015 Details

Massive land encroachment scandal emerges in capital

Islamabad—Pakistan’s national exchequer suffered heavy losses up to the tune of Rs20.2 billion during the last 20 years in a massive land encroachment scam in the federal capital, says a private TV channel.. ... Sunday, August 30, 2015 Details

‘Red eye’ on rise in twin cities

Islamabad —Eye disease ‘Erythematous Conjunctivitis’ has broken out in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and several cases of ‘red eye disease’ were reported at the hospitals on Saturday. ... Sunday, August 30, 2015 Details

Floral art designing techniques workshop held

Islamabad—Floral Art Society of Pakistan (FASP) Islamabad Chapter organized a workshop to teach women techniques to design flowers and leaves, both natural and artificial, for decoration purpose. ... Sunday, August 30, 2015 Details

Stage play at PNCA

Islamabad—Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and China Cultural Centre will present a stage play here on September 02 (Wednesday), to celebrate the year of ‘China Pakistan Friendly Exchange Year 2015 ... Saturday, August 29, 2015 Details

PMDC dissolved after council president condemned Dr Asim’s arrest

Islamabad—Ministry of National Health Services Regulation & Coordination (NHSRC) has dissolved the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) after a statement of the PMDC President Dr Masood Hameed Khan was issued to the media condemning the arrest of its former vice president Dr Asim Hussain. In a late night news release issued to a selected media outlets, Ministry of Health Regulations held that after the approval of new ordinance about the PMDC, “the old and controversial PMDC has been dissolved. ... Saturday, August 29, 2015 Details

Leading UK law school offers degrees for Pakistani students

Islamabad—The British High Commissioner to Pakistan Philip Barton hosted an exclusive dinner, to celebrate the ‘Launch of BPP University Law School’s LLB Degree in Pakistan’. BPP University Law School, a leading provider of legal education in the UK, has launched its first ever Laws programme for undergraduates in Pakistan, allowing students to study for the globally-recognised, law qualifying LLB (Hons) degree with their exclusive partner Roots IVY University College. ... Saturday, August 29, 2015 Details

Lord Krishna’s birthday celebrated

Rawalpindi —In a remote lane across the main road and away from the mechanics’ workshop in Saddar, there was unusual activity and one could see families and devotees of Hindu community heading towards a small building known as the oldest and the only Krishna Mandir (Krishna Temple) of the city. ... Saturday, August 29, 2015 Details

China recognises sacrifices by Pakistan in fight against terrorism

Islamabad—Liu Guangyuan, Director General, Department of External Security Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China called on the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs (SAPM), Syed Tariq Fatemi here at the Foreign Office on Friday. According to a Foreign Office press release here, the PM’s Special Assistant while welcoming Mr. Liu Guangyuan to Islamabad, recalled the historic fraternal nature of Pakistan-China relations. ... Saturday, August 29, 2015 Details