Chinese Embassy felicitates all Pakistani nationals on eve of ‘Independence Day’

The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan has congratulated all the Pakistani people around the world on the eve of ‘Independence Day’.The embassy in a message on social media prayed for development and prosperity of Pakistan and said China will always stand wi…

The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan has congratulated all the Pakistani people around the world on the eve of ‘Independence Day'.

The embassy in a message on social media prayed for development and prosperity of Pakistan and said China will always stand with Pakistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PM formally launches Radio App ‘Awaz Khazana’

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif formally launched the Radio App named ‘Awaz Khazana’ during a ceremony regarding the revival of Pakistan film industry in Lahore on Saturday.Addressing the ceremony, the Prime Minister appreciated the services of Pakistan…

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif formally launched the Radio App named ‘Awaz Khazana’ during a ceremony regarding the revival of Pakistan film industry in Lahore on Saturday.

Addressing the ceremony, the Prime Minister appreciated the services of Pakistani film actors to the film industry.

He said the artists and directors inspired the timeless lyricism and the actors have done their services well. He said our songs used to be heard and our plays used to be seen in neighboring countries.

Shehbaz Sharif said we will all work hard to bring the past glory of Pakistan film industry back.

The prime minister also issued the regular release of film policy, music policy, radio archive policy and distributed health cards and awards to the artists.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Independence Day preparations at peak

Preparations in connection with the Independence Day are at its bloom in the country.A large number of stalls are being witnessed at the main avenues, markets and streets of all cities and towns of the country.National flags, bunting, pin badges, gree…

Preparations in connection with the Independence Day are at its bloom in the country.

A large number of stalls are being witnessed at the main avenues, markets and streets of all cities and towns of the country.

National flags, bunting, pin badges, green and white dresses, toys and other accessories have been put on display on the stalls.

People are purchasing national flags, buntings, portraits of founding fathers, posters and banners as part of the celebration of Independence Day.

In Islamabad, main avenues have been decorated with flowers and lights. Different pictures have also been displayed depicting diverse cultures and prominent places of the country.

National flag will also be hoisted at all important public and private buildings.

Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television are broadcasting special transmission to highlight the services and sacrifices of heroes of Pakistan Movement and to pay tributes to their extra ordinary contributions for making Pakistan a reality.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Syrian Ambassador confers Medal of Bravery to Air Commodore Retd Sattar Alvi

Syrian Ambassador Dr. Ramez Alraee has conferred Medal of Bravery to Air Commodore Retd Sattar Alvi along with a Certificate of Commemoration for rendering services during the 1973 Arab Israel War.According to the press release issued by Pakistan Air …

Syrian Ambassador Dr. Ramez Alraee has conferred Medal of Bravery to Air Commodore Retd Sattar Alvi along with a Certificate of Commemoration for rendering services during the 1973 Arab Israel War.

According to the press release issued by Pakistan Air Force, he was conferred Syrian Medal of Bravery on behalf of Syrian Arab Air Force and on the instructions of Syrian Government.

On April 26, 1973, the Pakistan Air Force brave heart, then Flight Lieutenant Sattar Alvi, shooted downs an Israeli Mirage aircraft while piloting a Syrian Air Force MiG-21 fighter jet.

The thirty second air combat of Sattar Alvi showcased the bravery and skill of Pakistani pilots in defending the Syrian airspace.

The event also underlined the importance of quick reflexes, strategic thinking, and aircraft mastery in air combat, whereas the outcome of the air battle demonstrated the courage and determination of Pakistani pilots in protecting the sovereignty of a brotherly nation and ensuring the safety and security of its citizens.

The acknowledgement by Syrian Government is truly a moment of pride for the entire Pakistani nation and a source of inspiration for generations to come.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PM pays tribute to musicians for earning accolades for Pakistan

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says he is pleased to celebrate our phenomenal music artists with the launch of Pakistan’s first official digital platforms where historical Lok Virsa Music archives of our legendary artists are made available for world t…

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says he is pleased to celebrate our phenomenal music artists with the launch of Pakistan's first official digital platforms where historical Lok Virsa Music archives of our legendary artists are made available for world to celebrate.

In a tweet on Sunday, he said our musicians have brought accolades to country with their art and we must share their art with the world.

He said my team, led by Salman Sufi along with Heritage and culture division, has worked on this initiative, which is now online on following links. https://youtube.com/@lokvirsaofficial.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Azadi Parade underway at Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul

In connection with the 77th Independence Day celebrations, Azadi Parade is underway at Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul.Chief of Army Staff, General Syed Asim Munir is thte Chief Guest on this occasion.The Cadets are presenting a spectacular display…

In connection with the 77th Independence Day celebrations, Azadi Parade is underway at Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul.

Chief of Army Staff, General Syed Asim Munir is thte Chief Guest on this occasion.

The Cadets are presenting a spectacular display of drill parade while a special tribute is being paid to the martyrs who laid their lives for the motherland.

This event is the manifestation of the fact that Pakistani nation is a live nation which celebrates its Independence Day in a befitting manner and that we are because of Pakistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan

President approves remission of 180 days for prisoners

On the occasion of Independence Day of Pakistan, President Dr Arif Alvi has approved remission of 180 days for prisoners.Under the announcement, complete remission has been granted to elderly male prisoners who were awarded life imprisonment and now a…

On the occasion of Independence Day of Pakistan, President Dr Arif Alvi has approved remission of 180 days for prisoners.

Under the announcement, complete remission has been granted to elderly male prisoners who were awarded life imprisonment and now are sixty-five years of age or above and have undergone one third of their jail term.

The remission will also be given to those who are under eighteen and have undergone one third of their jail term.

Similarly, complete remission has been extended to those female prisoners having an age of sixty years or more and who have spent one third of their sentence in jail.

However, special remission would not be extended to those prisoners who are on death row and convicted in major crimes including espionage, gang rape, murder, kidnapping, bank robbery and anti-state activities.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Coalition Govt successfully addressed challenges: PM

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that the coalition government, during its very tough sixteen months in the power, successfully addressed the worst political, economic and foreign policy crises, being faced by the country.In his farewel…

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that the coalition government, during its very tough sixteen months in the power, successfully addressed the worst political, economic and foreign policy crises, being faced by the country.

In his farewell address to the nation, he said the allied government successfully rescued the sinking boat of the country and now he is handing over the powers to the caretaker government led by Anwaarul Haq Kakar after termination of its constitutional term.

The Prime Minister expressed the hope that the caretaker Prime Minister will ensure holding of free, fair and impartial elections while maintaining sanctity of vote.

The outgoing Prime Minister said the coalition government, during its very short span of time, averted Pakistan from default and a massive destruction due to its possible impacts.

Regarding external front, Shehbaz Sharif said we restored trust of the friendly countries, which was shattered by the previous government. He said we signed agreements with our friendly countries which helped rescued our economy. He said we signed agreement with the International Monetary Fund which brought economic stability in the country.

Strongly criticizing the previous government, he said the coalition government also brought the country out of multiple crises. He said the previous government during four years destroyed the country’s economy and compromised the national interests by violating the agreement with International Monetary Fund just for political gains. He said we protected the national interests and put the country towards path of development and prosperity.

Giving details of projects launched for wellbeing of the poor people of the country, the Prime Minister said his government distributed 100 billion rupees among thirty-three million flood hit people across the country.

He said free flour worth 70 billion rupees was also distributed among millions of Pakistanis during the holy month of Ramazan.

He said twenty-five percent share of Benazir Income Support Programme was increased and raised it to 466 billion rupees to help over nine million people.

The Prime Minister said salaries and pensions of government employees were increased, while utility stores ensured the availability of items at subsidized prices.

Shehbaz Sharif said the coalition government added 5000 MW electricity to the national grid, while distributed free laptops among millions of talented and deserved youth.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said he gave laptops to hundreds of thousands of students. He said the scope of Danish schools will be expanded in all areas of the country if his party came to power again.

The Prime Minister said he sacrificed politics for the state and the country and prioritized national interests of the country by taking difficult and tough decisions.

He said enemies of the country wanted to see destruction and instability in the country, but their all conspiracies were foiled

Turning to May 9 violent incidents, the Prime Minister the nation cannot forget this day when under a well hatched conspiracy, military installations and government buildings were torched, while the monuments and Shahuda and Ghazis were destroyed. He said we are proud of the sacrifices of our Shuhada, as we are free only for their unforgettable sacrifices. He paid rich tribute to the Armed Forces of Pakistan for their resilience against all internal and external challenges.

He stressed the need to work with diligence, honesty and sincerity to steer the country towards its ultimate destination of development and prosperity.

The Prime Minister said today, the entire nation has developed a consensus on a common narrative of financial self-reliance and independence. He said Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) has been constituted to achieve this purpose, under which projects worth billions of dollars will be initiated in the next five years.

The Prime Minister said the federal government in collaboration with provincial governments and military institutions has started implementation of this comprehensive plan of development and prosperity.

Source: Radio Pakistan