According to recent news, government of Pakistan has registered a new organization Pakistan Airways as a ‘premium service subsidiary’ of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). Secretary Privatisation Commission Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera last week confirmed the government’s intent to move ahead with privatisation of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Dawn reports. “Currently, … Read more
In a drive to sell national assets to payback IMF loans, PML-N led government of Pakistan is eager to sell Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the flagship national carrier, to a joint consortium of Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. According to Reuters, Pakistan Minister of State for Privatization Mohammad … Read more
Long ago read somewhere that laughter’s and happiness have long ceased to exist in human affairs, except for those who have mastered the art of disguising their sorrows into smiles. This simply holds true for Pakistan, and its 180 million Pakistanis in 2011. It’s a known fact that one can … Read more
Every Muslim, who is able in health and finances, is required to perform Hajj at least once in lifetime. It is a desire for every Muslim to visit the Holy Places, either for Umrah or Hajj. Pakistanis are no exception. Every year, hundreds of thousands apply for the annual Pilgrimage … Read more
Apparently, Senator Rehman Malik is a friend of friends, and love to make new friends. Every year he sends a special charter flight full of Hajjis, including family and friends. The good Senator believes in doing good deeds without publicity therefore the VIP Hajj package is totally hush-hush. However, news … Read more
Media today is abuzz with news of mysterious cartons dispatched from New York to Lahore, whose consignee is the “most-important” personality in President House. Incidentally, the cartons traveled through PIA PK 722 which was also boarded by Defense minister Ahmed Mukhtar after attending the strategic dialog in USA. According to … Read more
Fakhr-e-Alam, who made his mark with humanitarian activities during 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, comes forward to appeal for flood victims, in association with PIA.