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With the subsistence of the sea, we were able to go to work upon the damaged engines to some effect, and I also set men to examining the gravitation-screen generators with a view to putting them in working order should it prove not beyond our resources.
The work upon the engines had progressed to such an extent that within a few hours we might expect to be able to proceed under our own power westward in the direction of Pan-American waters.
As, after this interlude, the seamen resumed their work upon the jacket of the whale, many strange things were hinted in reference to this wild affair.
Eliot labored, while he was at work upon the Indian Bible.
He had not proceeded far when he came to a beaver pond, and caught a glimpse of one of its painstaking inhabitants busily at work upon the dam.
He also noted that Kyrgyzstan needs to work upon its laws on protection of snow leopards.
Javed Burki said besides, government needed to work upon a better communication strategy so that people should know about real developments on the project instead of taking pre-conceived and pre-mature stance on various ongoing happenings, especially, the negotiation process with Chinese government on CPEC modalities on an ongoing basis.
But after repeated demands for a separate flag, the state government formed a nine-member committee to work upon a design for the official state flag in July 2017.
Khurshid Ahmed urged the management to extend all support and assistances and adequate equipment to the field staff to ensure safe working conditions for prevention of the accident and overcome the serious shortage of field staff with rising quantum of work and retirement of the old hand to ease the heavy burden of work upon the serving staff and also demanded that anomalies of pay scale of the electricity staff may be removed and the management should ensure to provide free standard education to the children of the employees as well as housing and medical facilities to the workers in this inflationary days.
It is also a request to the Pakistani Foreign Office to reconsider its 'hunting is a pillar of our foreign policy' stance and work upon more rational policy options, imperative to national interests.
So, there are many common goals to work upon together, aimed at improving our capabilities, capacities and the tools we have in hand so as to bring the countries to stability and finish off the terrorists.
The two companies have also agreed to work upon the expansion of the call center services to provide prioritized services to their customers.