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‘US keen to strengthen Pakistan’s energy and health sectors’

‘US keen to strengthen Pakistan’s energy and health sectors’

LAHORE: The US is keen to strengthen the infrastructure, education, energy and health sectors of Pakistan and would also allocate funds for these sectors, US Coordinator for Non-Military Assistance to Pakistan Robin Raphel said on Tuesday while talking to a selective group of journalists.
She said that the US wants to fund programmes associated with infrastructure development and energy. Raphel said that the federal and provincial governments would be contacted in this regard

Health Ministry wrings its hands as dengue count soars to 5,000

ISLAMABAD: With five thousand cases of dengue fever confirmed so far and no let up in sight to its fast spread across the country, health authorities seem to be totally helpless in controlling the fatal disease.
“The Health Ministry and its attached departments have failed to prevent the outbreak of the deadly dengue fever and as a result, dozens of people are falling victim to this fatal disease in different parts of the country with every passing day,” said an official at the

‘UK to assist Punjab govt in health and education’

The British government will continue to extend cooperation with Punjab in the education and health sectors as well as supporting the province in its anti-terrorism initiatives, British Interior Minister Theresa Mary May said on Sunday.
May made these comments when she called on the Punjab CM here in the provincial metropolis. After meeting Shahbaz, the British interior minister, along with her team, attended a meeting of the Punjab Security Board at the Chief

Secretary health inspects dengue treatment

Free diagnostic and treatment facilities have been provided to dengue fever patients in the government hospitals on the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif and hospitals’ administrations have been directed to give special attention to patients, said Secretary Health Punjab Fawad Hassan Fawad during his visit to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) and Mayo Hospital where he enquired about the health of dengue patients and reviewed the arrangements for

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Nutritional benefits of eggs need promotion: UVAS VC
The nutritional benefits of eggs need to be promoted and the general public should be made aware of the commodity’s affordability, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Muhammad Nawaz said on Friday.
He made these remarks while addressing a seminar on the occasion of Egg Day at the varsity’s Pattoki Ravi Campus. Nawaz said that every Pakistani faced a 10 percent deficiency