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milestone

a stone pillar that shows the distance in miles to or from a place

milestone, milepost

A marker showing the distance in miles from a designated location; before the 19th century, such markers were especially helpful to those traveling between outlying communities.
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Josh's autobiography 'Yadoon ki Barat' is mile stone in urdu literature.
In his comments the Registrar SSUET Syed Sarfraz Ali said the agreement will prove an important mile stone in promoting research activities and resultant achievement of national goals of development.
He was of the view that there is election activity prevailing in the country and it would be a mile stone for the PPP government what it has been achieved during its 5 year in office.
The IGP pointed out that police had been receiving mile stone achievements against the terrorists and other outlaws and directed the awardees to make best of modern technology against the outlaws and fully equip themselves from the latest modern gadgetries introduced in the field.
CEO, PASDEC, Ihsanullah Khan expressed hope that the project will be a mile stone for development of FATA marble sector.
Jamal termed it a vital mile stone to create a milieu of dialogue and interaction between East and West.
He said the programme would be a mile stone in helping the youth to be responsible citizens instead of fallen prey to any anti social activity.
The reforms agenda by the PML-N would be a mile stone in achieving economic stability, exterminating corruption, strengthening the institutions and solving the problems of the masses.
Terming duty waiver as a mile stone achievement of the Government, Sheikh Ilyas Mahmood, Chairman and Adil Tahir, Vice Chairman Pakistan Textile Exporters Association, in a statement here today, appreciated the efforts of the Prime Minister and his dynamic team for duty free market access to EU.
In a statement chairman of Defence of Human Rights Amina Masood said that the walk would prove to be a mile stone in development of Pakistan.