Death anniversary of poet Riaz-Ur-Rehman Sagar being observed today

Eleventh death anniversary of veteran lyricist and poet Riaz-Ur-Rehman Sagar is being observed today.

Riaz-ur-Rehman’s published works inlcude ‘Aangan Aangan Taaray’, ‘Arz Kiya Hai’, ‘Wo Bhi Kya Din Thay’ and ‘Chand Jharokay Mai’.

Saghar versed voc…

Eleventh death anniversary of veteran lyricist and poet Riaz-Ur-Rehman Sagar is being observed today. Riaz-ur-Rehman's published works inlcude 'Aangan Aangan Taaray', 'Arz Kiya Hai', 'Wo Bhi Kya Din Thay' and 'Chand Jharokay Mai'. Saghar versed vocals for many singers such as Hadiqa Kiani's songs 'Dupatta Mera Malmal Da' and 'Yaad Sajan Di Ayi'. He also authored all the ten songs for singer Fariha Pervez's album 'O Vela Yad Kar.' Riaz Saghar wrote more than 2,000 songs in his career and also wrote stories for 75 films including Shama, Naukar, Susraal, Shabana, Nazrana, Aurat aik paheli, Aawaz, Bharosa, Tarana and Moor. He had won much recognition and many awards for his work in his lifetime. He died on this day in 2013 at age 71 in Lahore. Source: Radio Pakistan

Pashto drama artist Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah dies in Peshawar

Radio Pashto drama artist and actor of Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah died in Peshawar last night after protracted illness.

He was ninety one.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Radio Pashto drama artist and actor of Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah died in Peshawar last night after protracted illness. He was ninety one. Source: Radio Pakistan

ICC Men’s T-20 WC: US to face Canada in Dallas tomorrow

The first match of ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup 2024 will be played between United States of America and Canada in Dallas tomorrow.

The match will start at half past five in the morning.

Pakistan will play their first match against United States of Ame…

The first match of ICC Men's T-20 World Cup 2024 will be played between United States of America and Canada in Dallas tomorrow. The match will start at half past five in the morning. Pakistan will play their first match against United States of America on Thursday. However, all eyes are on the clash between the longtime rivals -India and Pakistan-on June 9. All seats are already sold out, with ticket prices shooting up from three hundred dollars to two-thousand five hundred dollars. Hotels close to the stadium had already been booked. The month-long festival is being shared between venues in Texas, Florida, New York and the Caribbean. Meanwhile, the United Nations has welcomed the historic T20 Cricket World Cup with the hope that the mega event will advance the cause of peace. UN Secretary-General's Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric told newsmen that the United Nations fully supports and welcome these global sporting events which brings together countries on the sporting pitch for friendly and fair compet ition. Source: Radio Pakistan

Digitization process of consumer data underway in GB: Food Department

Digitization process of the consumer data is underway in all districts of Gilgit-Baltistan by the Food Department Gilgit Baltistan.

According to the department, this process will be completed till the end of the next month.

The Food Department has …

Digitization process of the consumer data is underway in all districts of Gilgit-Baltistan by the Food Department Gilgit Baltistan. According to the department, this process will be completed till the end of the next month. The Food Department has appealed to the people to register the names of all their family members, so that the delivery and distribution of subsidized wheat can be made transparent. They also said the data will also be verified with the support of NADRA and LGandRD for more correction. Source: Radio Pakistan

Constitution guarantees protection to all citizens: Tarar

Minister for Law and Justice Azam Nazeer Tarar says Pakistan’s constitution guarantees equal and complete protection to all citizens including minorities.

Addressing a ceremony to pay tribute to services of Justice (retd) A.R. Cornelius in Lahore to…

Minister for Law and Justice Azam Nazeer Tarar says Pakistan's constitution guarantees equal and complete protection to all citizens including minorities. Addressing a ceremony to pay tribute to services of Justice (retd) A.R. Cornelius in Lahore today, he said according to the teachings of the Holy Quran and Holy Prophet (PBUH), minorities have been given all rights. The Law Minister said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah's vision was to create a tolerant society where all people live in harmony. Azam Nazeer Tarar said the government has provided a conducive environment to minorities to practice their religion. Source: Radio Pakistan

Interior Minister takes notice of disappearance of Vietnamese Envoy’s wife

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi has taken notice of disappearance of Vietnamese ambassador’s wife.

He has directed the IG Islamabad Police to take all necessary measures for her safe recovery by using modern technology.

The Interior Minister is also…

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi has taken notice of disappearance of Vietnamese ambassador's wife. He has directed the IG Islamabad Police to take all necessary measures for her safe recovery by using modern technology. The Interior Minister is also in constant contact with the IG Islamabad about this incident. Source: Radio Pakistan

Planning Minister urges Chinese entrepreneurs to participate in CPEC Phase II

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has invited the Chinese entrepreneurs to participate in Pakistan’s development especially vis-a-vis phase two of CPEC.

Interacting with the Chinese businessmen during a visit to Chengdu city in Sichu…

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has invited the Chinese entrepreneurs to participate in Pakistan's development especially vis-a-vis phase two of CPEC. Interacting with the Chinese businessmen during a visit to Chengdu city in Sichuan, China, he asked them to develop technology parks in Pakistan. The businessmen shared their suggestions on how the Pakistani Government could further facilitate them in expanding their operations in Pakistan. The Planning Minister also invited relevant experts to visit Pakistan, and engage with authorities and businesses. Pakistani diaspora present on the occasion shared their achievements and desire to return to Pakistan, and contribute positively. Source: Radio Pakistan

Day-long seminar by SIFC’s GPI to be held in Rawalpindi on Tuesday

A day-long seminar is being organized by Special Investment Facilitation Council’s Green Pakistan Initiative at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University in Rawalpindi on Tuesday.

The objective of this seminar is to educate the participants abou…

A day-long seminar is being organized by Special Investment Facilitation Council's Green Pakistan Initiative at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. The objective of this seminar is to educate the participants about Plant for Pakistan project and to encourage the youth to be a part of this campaign. During the seminar, the participants will also be informed about the land structure and forests of Pakistan. Forestry, Agriculture, Livestock and related experts have been invited to the seminar. On the occasion Plant for Pakistan app will be launched. The Plant for Pakistan project has diverse themes including ecosystem restoration, combating climate change, plantation, discouraging water wastage, and involving the youth as well as the entire society in the plantation drive. Source: Radio Pakistan