|Gul witnesses horse, cattle show in Lahore|
01 April 2010
LAHORE: Turkish President Abdullah Gul witnessed the Pride of Punjab Horse and Cattle show here at Polo ground on Thursday evening.
Parks & Horticulture Authority and Livestock Dairy Development, Punjab organized the show. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Rehman Malik, Punjab Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Ashraf Khan Sohna and other high ranking officials were also present on the occasion.
Horses and camels exhibited Punjab's traditional dance on the drum beat which was highly appreciated by the distinguished guests. The folk artists also presented their performances while students of Aitchison college demonstrated tent pegging besides march-past holding the flags of Turkey and Pakistan.
Earlier, national anthems of both the countries were played. An exhibition of livestock including famous breed of Neeli Bar Buffaloes of Sahiwal was held. The Turkish President also witnessed the flowers exhibition at Lahore polo ground.
Later, a match between Lahore Blue and Lahore Red was played which ended in a draw. At the conclusion of the ceremony, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presented a gift of a beautiful Arab breed horse to the Turkish President.
|See Also in Political News|
|Samples sent: US to assess potential of Pakistan’s shale gas reserves|
22 August 2014
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has sent samples of shale gas to the United States to determine the prospects of reserves of this untapped energy source following encouraging estimates given by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), officials say.
According to the EIA assessment, Pakistan holds massive shale gas reserves estimated at 51 trillion cubic feet (tcf), close to the conventional gas reserves of 58 tcf.
At present, the government is conducting a study with the technical assistance of ... Full Story
|Who is US to declare Nawaz a democratic PM: Imran Khan|
22 August 2014
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan Thursday night questioned the US authority of declaring Nawaz Sharif a democratic Prime Minister, saying ‘if we are to become a nation, we will have to stop taking dictation from America’.
Addressing the participants of his party’s sit-in in front of the Parliament House, he said PTI wants to give a clear message to the US to keep a distance from Pakistan’s politics.
He said one would have to behave like a slave when one has ... Full Story
|Nawaz is PM of Pakistan, US to continue working with him: State Department|
22 August 2014
WASHINGTON: Nawaz Sharif is the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the US will continue to work with him, said the State Department of the United States, Geo News reported.
In its policy statement on third consecutive day here Friday, Marie Harf, spokesperson of the State Department, said the US was not part of dialogue process among the political parties of Pakistan, however, it was monitoring the prevailing situation.
Marie Harf said: “Well, we’re monitoring the demonstrations. Obviously, ... Full Story