Topic: Strings

No pay raise in next budget?

ISLAMABAD  - The PML-N government has said it was not considering any proposal to increase salaries and pensions of civil servants, dropping a hint that government servants may get a meagre increase or no increase at all in their salaries in the upcoming financial year. “At present, ...

Pakistan won’t accept US aid with strings attached: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD - Declaring that Pakistan was a sovereign country and both states should respect each other's laws, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Prof Ahsan Iqbal said Tuesday that Islamabad would not accept any US aid with strings attached.  Referring to US decision of linking ...

strings live lums
January 13, 2013

Strings live in LUMS

LAHORE (PR) – The famous band Strings recently performed in LUMS, sponsored by ZONG. It was an evening where students had great fun even in the freezing cold. This concert was arranged for the lums students and for the delegates who had come from other cities of Pakistan for their annual ...

strings attached
December 22, 2012

With strings attached

Had only one gory bloodbath of May 12, 2007 was taken judicial notice of and the culprits had been punished who were partnering Musharraf in Sindh, perhaps many tragedies happening in the country could had been avoided. The MQM, PPPZ, ANP were further emboldened by mild verdict by SC last year ...

Kerry Bill Kl Attached Strings
October 07, 2009, 2:31 pm

No strings attached to KL bill: Kerry

John Kerry, the top American Senator and architect of the newly-negotiated version of the Kerry-Lugar bill which triples the non-military aid to Islamabad to $7.5 billion in the next five years, has said that "no conditions" were imposed on Islamabad in lieu of the non-military aid. Terming as ...

Strings Pak Aid Defence Approves Senate
July 25, 2009, 12:54 pm

US Senate approves defence aid for Pak, but with strings

The U.S. Senate has approved the country's defence budget with an amendment aimed at ensuring that military assistance for Pakistan is actually being used only to fight the Taliban and al-Qaeda. The bipartisan amendment moved by Democrat Robert Menendez and Republican Bob Corker would mandate a ...

Pak Aid Strings
April 15, 2009

Pak aid will be with strings: US

WASHINGTON - Ignoring Pakistans demands that United States not attach conditions to a non-military aid package, a State Department spokesman said Tuesday that the assistance would have to be with benchmarks. I think you would expect when the US taxpayer is providing money - assistance to a ...