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Naqvi announces five major projects for Islamabad

Federal Interior Minister assigned the task to Chairman CDA and Chief Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Ali Randhawa

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Islamabad: Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi Tuesday announced five major projects for the convenience of the citizens of Islamabad.

Mohsin Naqvi visited the Capital District Authority (CDA) headquarters and took important decisions to provide relief to the citizens.

On this occasion, Interior Minister decided to launch Capital Emergency Services and Capital Waste Management Company in Islamabad. Capital Safe City Authority, Central Business District (CBD) Islamabad and Capital Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) will also be established.

Federal Interior Minister assigned the task to Chairman CDA and Chief Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Ali Randhawa.

Mohsin Naqvi said; “All the measures aim to provide the best and fastest services to the citizens of Islamabad, soon we will make Islamabad an ideal city”.

The Home Minister during his visit to CDA headquarters met the staff of Ambulance 1122 and Fire Brigade and urged them to perform their duties diligently, saying that Ambulance, Fire Brigade and Water Rescue Service should be integrated under Capital Emergency Services.

He stated that citizens will be able to get emergency services by calling 1122 in any emergency. A unified emergency control room will be established, live tracking of vehicles will be done through GPS and special attention will be paid to staff training.

The interior minister also directed to set up new Emergency Services 1122 stations in the city and ordered recruitment on merit for approved vacancies, saying that the number of ambulances in Islamabad would be increased.

Chairman CDA and Chief Commissioner Islamabad Mohammad Ali Randhawa, Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Irfan Memon and other emergency services officials were also present on the occasion.

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Punjab to provide free solar system

The eligible customers will be able to register by sending their bill reference number and identity card number to 8800

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Lahore: The Punjab government has decided to provide free solar system to the deserving people of the province.

According to the documents, free solar system will be provided to 50,000 households consuming up to 100 units of electricity per month. All expenses will be borne by the provincial government and users will be able to register through SMS.

100 percent cost of solar system and installation will be borne by the Punjab government. The project will cost 10 billion rupees. The households benefiting from electricity theft, meter tampering record or any other scheme will not be eligible.

According to the documents, eligible customers will be able to register by sending their bill reference number and identity card number to 8800. The data of customers using less than 100 units of electricity will be provided to the National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC).

NTC will also provide the data of eligible users to Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) after verification, the final lists issued by PITB will be sent to the district administration.

According to the official documents, the Department of Energy also got approval for the establishment of a project management unit for the implementation of the project.

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Ambani's pre-wedding Round-2 in Italy

This pre-wedding event held in the luxury cruise ship will end on June 1 in Italy

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Mumbai: Indian artists started arriving in Italy to attend the pre-wedding Round-2 of Anant Ambani, the younger son of Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani, and Radhika Merchant.

According to Indian media reports, Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding Round-2 is being held on a cruise ship, which will complete a sea journey from Italy to southern France during the celebrations from May 28 to June 1.

Cricketer MS Dhoni along with his daughter, actors Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt along with their daughter Raha left Mumbai for Italy yesterday to attend the second pre-wedding party organized before the wedding.

Earlier, the bride-to-be Radhika was spotted at the Mumbai airport with her parents Viren and Sheila Merchant, while Anant Ambani's uncle industrialist Anil Ambani was also spotted at the private airport in Mumbai.

The second pre-wedding party officially kicks off tomorrow (May 29) on a cruise ship in Italy, followed by a 'Starry Night' themed party in the evening.

On Thursday, May 30, a ceremony will be organised for all the guests in Rome, the capital of Italy. After which there will be a late-night dinner party on the cruise ship, and on May 31, the cruise ship will arrive in the southern city of Cannes, France, where a black-tie party will be held for all the guests.

Thus, this pre-wedding event held in the luxury cruise ship will end on June 1 in Italy.

 

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