Tag Archives: Facilities

‘Investors receiving major facilities’

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has stated that the government has created a favorable atmosphere for investment in the province and granting major facilities to investors in this regard. He noted that an autonomous investment board has been set up for facilitating the investors.
He urged the Punjab Investment Board (PIB) that besides encouraging local investors, it should also offer maximum incentives to foreign investors for cooperation in various sectors and

Over 90% of tehsil-level hospitals lack specialised facilities

ISLAMABAD – More than 90 percent of hospitals at the tehsil and taluka level across the country do not have specialised healthcare services to cater to the needs of patients with skin and ENT diseases. The figures were disclosed in a report released by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday after visits to 46 THQs in 39 districts nationwide during February.
Twenty two THQs were visited in 17 districts of Punjab, 13 in 12 districts of KP, nine in eight districts of Sindh

‘Free diagnostic facilities to be provided at all govt hospitals’

LAHORE – The Punjab Health Department has decided to provide free diagnostic facilities at all government hospitals, Punjab Health Director General Dr Aslam Chaudhry said on Thursday. He was addressing an awareness seminar on dengue fever at the Institute of Public Health (IPH). IPH Dean Dr Yaqoob Qazi, Punjab Chief Bacteriologist Dr Zarfishan Tahir and Professor Kokab Aslam also spoke on the occasion. Aslam said that the IPH is also providing diagnostic facility for this purpose.

World’s highest hotel opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG – The world’s highest hotel opened its doors in Hong Kong on Tuesday, housed in the city’s tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.
Towering some 490 metres (1,600 feet) above the bustling, chaotic streets of the Southern Chinese city, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is making a grand comeback after temporarily closing in 2008.
Visitors peered out of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the 118th floor of the International

Commissioner seeks better municipal facilities

SAHIWAL – Sahiwal Division Commissioner Qazi Muhammad Ashfaq has said the provision of municipal services to the citizens is the top priority of Punjab government and clean drinking water, cleanliness, proper sewerage system and other utilities will be ensured at all costs. He said this while visiting Sahiwal to check the quality of development work carried out by the provincial government under the city package.
He visited DPS Road, Jahaz Ground Colony, Farid Town, Gunj Shakar

LHC seeks reply on extra facilities for Raymond

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court chief justice on Monday directed federal and provincial government to submit a reply on an application against ‘extra facilities’ being given to double murder accused US citizen Raymond Allen Davis at Kot Lakhpat jail.
Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffrey filed this application regarding accused Raymond, requesting a withdrawal of all facilities.
He alleged that the accused was enjoying facility of cellular phone, internet, and extraordinary tight