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National Assembly adopts four resolutions


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly adopted four resolutions during the ninth sitting of its fifth session on Thursday. The resolutions called for the government to ensure security in Islamabad ... Read More »

Pakistan empowering women socially, economically: official


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Women’s empowerment is necessary for the socioeconomic development of a country, therefore, the Pakistan government is keeping the issue high on its agenda, Commerce Secretary Qasim M ... Read More »

A treat for anyone interested in purity of thought


Title: Books that Changed My Life: Life and Life Lessons Author: Major General (Retd) Muhammad Tahir Publisher: National Book Foundation, Islamabad Pages: 472 Price: Rs850 A review by Ghulam Hussain ... Read More »

New PAF vice chief of the air staff appointed


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government has notified the appointment of Air Marshal Syed Athar Hussain Bukhari as vice chief of the air staff of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). ... Read More »

Pakistani ports need major policy transformation: IWCCI


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) on Tuesday called for increased focus on developing Pakistani ports to ensure smooth flow of merchandise and stimulation ... Read More »

Pakistan assures UK PM of promoting Afghan peace deal efforts


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday assured visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron of promoting efforts to reach a peace deal in Afghanistan before the withdrawal of NATO forces. “We ... Read More »

US keen to promote women entrepreneurs: official


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The United States is taking keen interest in expanding relations with Pakistan and promoting the women entrepreneurs, the executive director of the US-Pakistan Women’s Council said here ... Read More »

Pakistan launches hotlines to handle public data-related complaints


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: On the directives of the minister for interior, Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has launched two hotlines — 7000 and 051-111-786-100 — to help citizens ... Read More »

UNHCR expresses solidarity with millions of uprooted persons


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The UN Refugee Agency and the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) marked the World Refugee Day on Thursday with a series of events across Pakistan ... Read More »

USAID arranges customer service excellence training for Pakistani DISCOs


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Trainers from Pakistan’s Power Distribution Companies (DISCOS) are receiving training on customer service excellence to further their skills and learning to train their DISCOs colleagues on soft ... Read More »

Two-day lifestyle expo to open in Pakistan capital on 21st


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) announced here on Tuesday that it is holding a two-day lifestyle exhibition on June 21 and 22. According ... Read More »

New PM outlines Pakistan’s foreign policy priorities

A file photo of Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday outlined the priorities of his government’s foreign policy, stressing immediate attention on the neighboring countries. In a message for ... Read More »