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Student of DHA brings laurels for the institution in International Letter Writing Competition

Karachi, June 19, 2017 (PPI-OT): Anum Tahir Hashmi, a brilliant and talented student of Defence Authority Model High School Phase-IV brought laurels and honours for the institution by winning the 46th International Letter Writing Competition for Young People 2017 organized by Pakistan Post. The letter of the talented student on the topic “Imagine you are an advisor to the new UN Secretary General; which world issue would you help him tackle first, and how would you advise him to solve it” was adjudged the best amongst the letters of 1,355 young students (below the age of 15) from different schools of all over the country.

Anum Tahir Hashmi, a student of 7th class imaginatively articulated her views in the letter showcasing her brilliant intellect, enlightened vision and power of writing. She would be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/- along with Postage Stamps Albums and Certificate of Merit in a ceremony to be held on the eve of World Post Day 2017 on 9th October, 2017. She has also been selected to participate in International Bureau of Universal Postal Union Berne, Switzerland letter writing competition. This is indeed a matter of great pride and honour for the student, school and DHA.

Administrator DHA Brig Shahid Hassan Ali congratulated the talented young student and the Principal of DA Model High School Phase-IV on the superb feat of student. He said that the promising student and her teachers deserve full commendation on this outstanding achievement. Administrator said that he expected all the DHA Educational Institutions to outshine in the field of academic and intellectual progression and produce talented, confident and enlightened students who can serve the society as a useful citizen.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations Officer
Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority
2-B, East Street, Phase-I, Karachi-75500, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-589-589
Tel: +92-21-35886401-5
Fax: +92-21-35886406
Email: dha@dhakarachi.org, info@dhakarachi.org
Website: www.dhakarachi.org

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Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi says federal government will provide resources for welfare of people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.Addressing a ceremony in connection with Prime Minister's National Health Programme in Abbotabad on Monday,...

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Proud moment – Marriyum congratulates nation, cricket team over historic victory against India in Champions Trophy final

Minister of State for Information,

Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday congratulated the nation and the national cricket team over historic

victory in final of ICC Champions Trophy final against arch rivals


In her congratulatory message, the minister said that such a

comprehensive victory was the result of excellent team work in which the batsmen, bowlers and fielders contributed to the best of their

abilities. The victory was manifestation of the fact that green shirts

could beat the best teams of the world. She said that the cricket team by winning the prestigious Champions Trophy had given the Eid gift to the nation in advance.

Congratulating the team she said, The Green Shirts rose to the hopes

of millions around the world and the message is resounding, there is no equal.. congratulations PAKISTAN , Sarfraz and the boys � well done Team Pakistan Historic Win.

The minister said that the team, which did not get an ideal start in

the tournament, worked very hard under the leadership of newly appointed captain Sarfraz Ahmed and turned the tables on India by trouncing them with such a big margin. She said that the credit for the victory went to the team as well as the management. The entire nation was praying for their victory, she added.

The MOS said that sports and cultural activities were a source of

strength for any nation as they promoted healthy and positive thinking

that leads to peace and tranquility in a society. Therefore, it was imperative to invest heavily in promoting sports, particularly cricket

which was a passion for every Pakistani. The team won mainly due to the performance of young cricketers which underlines the need for continuous efforts to hunt for fresh talent.

Meanwhile, in a tweet she said, Green shirts have risen to the hopes

of millions around the world. Message is resounding there is no equal. Congrats to entire nation, Sarfraz and boys.

Later on talking to PTV, she said that today we witnessed a rare sense

of unity and solidarity among the nation and the historic win against India had further cemented that spirit. She said that the same spirit and unity was needed to surmount the challenges that the country was confronted with.

Marriyum said that winning the champion Trophy was indeed a matter of great pride for all Pakistanis living across the globe as it was a result

of the strenuous efforts and sheer hard work by the whole team,she said. PSLhelped produce new talent which has played a remarkable role in winning the trophy,she added.

She said that PM Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had a vision to make Pakistan a peaceful ,prosperous and respectable State and under his dynamic leadership the country was witnessing progress and advancement in all spheres of the national life.

Source: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage.

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Government will itself pay Sales Tax of more than six billion rupees on Agri Tube wells to improve Living Standard of Small Cultivators: Chief Minister Punjab

Lahore, June 18, 2017 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that agricultural sector is of paramount importance in national economy so development of this sector at sustainable basis and affluence of farmers is our mission. Each conceivable resource for promotion of agriculture is being utilized and steps are being taken on priority basis for the prosperity and welfare of small farmers, he added. The Chief Minister said that it is the need of the hour to modernize agricultural sector and furnish it with most recent patterns to make farmers well-off.

Shehbaz Sharif expressed these views while talking to a delegation of PML (N), here today. He said that Pakistan is an agrarian country as its soil is exceptionally rich and there exists tremendous potential in farming segment which should be used for the best. Development and progress of farmers is very first priority as prosperous farmers are assurance to developed Pakistan that is why our government has taken steps to provide relief to farmers with their consultation, he added. Shehbaz Sharif said that our government has given Special Kisaan Package worth billions of rupees for the development of farmers and agriculture.

He said that we have laid the foundation of Green Revolution through this Kisaan Package and every penny of it is being disbursed for the welfare of cultivators and increasing per acre productivity. This package has left positive impact on agriculture sector and farmers are being provided with their due rights through Kisaan Package. He said that a substantial sum of Rs. 140.50 billion has been allocated in next fiscal year for agriculture, irrigation, livestock, forests, fisheries and food while overall reduction in fertilizer prices will be maintained for farmers’ prosperity.

Punjab government has decided to pay sale tax of more than six billion rupees on agriculture tube-wells for improving the living standard of small cultivators, he shared. He said that it is our responsibility to take every administrative and financial step for the well-being of farmers. We will establish agricultural economy on stable basis and make the farmers independent by helping them stand on their own feet, he vowed. For the first time in the history, farmers are provided with interest free loans and landless farmers will likewise get advantage from this milestone program also the process of acquiring loan will be made easy through computerized system, Chief Minister assured.

Shehbaz Sharif said that setting up Punjab Agriculture, Food and Drug Authority in the Province is an imperative measure that will provide quality medicines and food to its people. It will be operational completely by this year and assume its successful part to supply farmers with standard pesticides, he added. He said that under the vibrant leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, government will continue with the sequence of steps to improve agriculture sector.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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