World should take steps to resolve climate issues: Shazia

Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Marri has urged the world community to take some serious steps for resolving climate issues.She was addressing the ongoing 26th Socialist International Congress in Madrid, Spain.The Minister sai…

Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Marri has urged the world community to take some serious steps for resolving climate issues.

She was addressing the ongoing 26th Socialist International Congress in Madrid, Spain.

The Minister said due to climate change, 33 million people have been affected by the devastating floods in Pakistan this year and 650 thousand pregnant women and 4 million children have been severely affected by worst rains and floods.

She said climate change poses the biggest threat to the planet and humans and the recent rains and floods in Pakistan are the latest example of the ravages of climate change.

The Minister expressed hope that some measures will be taken seriously by the international community in the context of climate change to avoid its destruction in the future.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PM thanks Azerbaijan President for approving tax exemption on rice import from Pakistan

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed gratitude to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for approving the tax exemption on the import of Pakistani rice for five years.In a tweet, he said our two brotherly countries will work to promote economic c…

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed gratitude to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for approving the tax exemption on the import of Pakistani rice for five years.

In a tweet, he said our two brotherly countries will work to promote economic cooperation and connectivity through road, rail and Gwadar port.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Aviation industry’s potential to ensure better service standards: Sanjrani

Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani says Pakistan’s aviation industry has great potential and instilling competition will ensure better service standards and flight experience.He expressed these views while boarding a new budget airline, ‘Fly Jinna…

Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani says Pakistan’s aviation industry has great potential and instilling competition will ensure better service standards and flight experience.

He expressed these views while boarding a new budget airline, ‘Fly Jinnah’ from Islamabad to Karachi on Sunday.

The Chairman wished the United Arab Emirates-based Air Arabia and its local partner, Lakson Group all the success in this venture.

Source: Radio Pakistan