Pakistan may face international travel ban following measles outbreak
Islamabad, May 16 : Pakistan may face an international travel ban, including a possible ban on Hajj travel by Saudi Arabia, due to its failure to control a measles outbreak.
179,210 pilgrims to perform Hajj this year
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Religious Affairs inaugurated Information Technology centre for the facilitation of Hajj pilgrims here the other day as 179,210 pilgrims will proceed to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan to perform Hajj this year.
Pakistan pavilion outshines others at IDEF 2013 in Istanbul
Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Pavilion, established in the 11th International Defence Industry Fair 2013 being held in Istanbul from May 7-10, is attracting a large number of visitors and prospective buyers.
Upgradation of Taxila-Haripur Highway to boost trade, industry
ISLAMABAD: National Highway Authority has started work on rehabilitation and upgradation of 43-kilometer Taxila-Khanpur-Haripur Highway and its completion would boost trade, tourism and industry and facilitate the people in travel.
Conserve glaciers for water supply, say experts
ISLAMABAD: Speakers at the launch of the policy brief on water management in the Central Karakorum National Park emphasised the need for collaborative and synchronised efforts to research the impact of climatic changes in the highlands.
CDA introducing new flowers in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority chairman, Syed Tahir Shahbaz on Saturday said that the authority would introduce new varieties of seasonal flowers to enhance the beauty of the federal capital.
Rawalpindi admin allocates 29 sites for corner meetings
RAWALPINDI: District government Rawalpindi has allocated 29 sites for holding public meetings and larger corner meetings throughout the district.