Zab


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Zab

(zäb, zăb), name applied to the two principal tributaries of the Tigris River. The Great Zab, 265 mi (426 km) long, rises in SE Turkey and flows generally S through Iraq to the Tigris. The Little Zab, 250 mi (402 km) long, rises in NW Iran and flows SW through Iraq to the Tigris. Both rivers are extensively used for irrigation, flood control on the Tigris, and hydroelectricity. Bakhma Dam on the Great Zab and Dokan Dam on the Little Zab are among the world's highest dams.
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That shows the nature of the kind of enemies ZAB was faced with during his lifetime, and faced by this nation after his death.
During interrogation, they allegedly confessed killing Shah Zab along with their three accomplices upon resistance during a mobile phone snatching bid, he said.
ZAB also doesn't get credit for one more critical decision that proved to be the game changer.
Meanwhile Bilawal needed to free him self from the clutches of his father to run the party affair he needs to follow the footstep of his mother and ZAB tow in the heart of ordinary people, he has to narrow the widening gap between voter and leadership .
All arrangements have been finalised for a grand event to observe the 40th death anniversary of ZAB, where the acts and deeds of the federal government and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is likely to come under fire.
Seminars and gatherings will be organised in the provincial capital to pay tribute to the party leader whereas Quran Khawani and dua will also be offered for the departed soul of the ZAB.
Paying tribute to ZAB, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said he gave a vibrant, unanimous and strong structure of the state through the 1973 constitution.
Other PPP leaders including Aftab Khanzada, Pasha Qazi, Fayaz Shah and others also paid rich tributes to ZAB and said that the best way to pay tribute to the legendary leader on his birth anniversary is to renew the commitment to follow his thought-provoking and revolutionary ideas for the progress of the country.They said that he had some extraordinary qualities, and he had the ability to unite all political forces of the country for the cause of democracy and the stability.
She said that attempts were made in the past to dislodge the PPP governments and anti-PPP powers were under the impression that after the departure of ZAB and BB from the political scene, the party would cease to exist.
He said nothing about the Little Zab dam and its impact on Kurds.
Islamabad -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday has stopped the implement on the order about sending back of doctors to their home provinces deputed on deputation in PIMS hospital and Zulifqar Ali Bhutto (ZAB) University and issued stay order on the notification of their transfers till next hearing.