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PIA not selling Roosevelt Hotel in New York, Senate body told

October 21, 2020

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is not selling its Roosevelt Hotel in New York but it would be closed down by December 31 for renovation and future utility plans. This was stated by PIA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Air Marshal Arshad Malik while briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation on Tuesday. The committee meeting was held with Senator Mushahidullah …

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Illegal Pakistani immigrants in Bosnia refuse to return, Senate body told

January 11, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Around 3,000 illegal Pakistani immigrants detained in inhuman conditions in Bosnia have refused assistance from the government of Pakistan to return home. Special Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aman Rashid told the Senate Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development that the Jungle Migrants Camp in Vucjak was located on the border with European Union (EU). These …

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128,000 deaths occur in Pakistan due to climate change every year, Senate body told

December 31, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Members of a parliamentary committee were shocked to learn on Monday that 128,000 people die due to climate change in Pakistan. Members of the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights were also told that the average age or lifespan could decreased by two to five years because of environmental pollution. The senators were informed that 43pc of pollution in …

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Only 30pc of children registered in Pakistan, Senate body told

January 8, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Only 30pc of children are registered in Pakistan, which also makes it difficult to identify children in cases of death and untoward instances, the Ministry of Human Rights told a parliamentary committee. The Senate Special Committee on the Issue of Increasing Incidents of Child Abuse met on Monday at Parliament House with Senator Nuzhat Sadiq in the chair. Ministry …

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