Tag: Planning

Musharraf planning to return this year

Islamabad - Former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf is planning to return to Pakistan this year, Online learnt from sources on Sunday.
Sources said after consultations with Chaudhry Shahbaz, Member of the National Assembly Sehezada Mohuddin, former MNA Pervez Ali Shah, Dr Sher Afgan Niazi, Maj Gen (r) Rashid Qureshi, Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif, and Chaudhry Fawad, Pervez Musharraf has decided to return to Pakistan.
According to close aides of the former president,

Govt planning to end domination of Japanese automakers

ISLAMABAD: The government is considering on a plan which, if finalised, would end the domination of Japanese players in the local automobile sector and pave the way for entry of leading European, Korean and Chinese auto manufacturers into the country. According to official sources, the plan devised by the Engineering Development Board, a subsidiary organisation of Ministry of Industries, is held up due to the pressure exerted by Japan, which is one of the major donors to the country.

‘LJ planning attacks on Muharram processions’

LAHORE: Terrorists of Lashkar-e-Jhanghvi, arrested recently from various cities, revealed during interrogation that they had plans to attack Shia processions in Muharram, security officials on Friday told Pakistan Today.
The officials said that this Muharram would be the biggest challenge for the law-enforcing agencies across the country as it appeared that Punjabi Taliban led by Lashkar-e-Jhanghvi had set to inflict maximum damage to Shia community, during Muharram. The

Planning Commission issues guidelines for development schemes

KARACHI: The Planning Commission has decided that development projects will be approved only if disaster-risk-reduction measures are incorporated at their initial stages, Pakistan Today learnt on Monday.
According to the new guidelines, vulnerability from disasters must be kept in view while planning development projects and disaster-risk-reduction measures incorporated at the design, planning and implementation stages. The guidelines have been sent to the chief secretaries of