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  • COVID-19 claims 17 more patients, infects 260 others - Karachi, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 17 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,405 and 260 new cases emerged when 9,689 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Thursday. He...
  • Pakistan Navy Ship NASR delivers Food Commodities to Niger and Benin - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy Ship NASR visited Cotonou Port of Benin as part of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) mission to African countries. Upon arrival at Cotonou (Benin), PNS NASR was received by Ambassador of Pakistan at Niger HE Mr Ahmed Ali Sirohey along with Honorary...
  • PARC Employees Association oath taking ceremony held at NARC - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Oath taking Ceremony of newly elected members of EAPARC was held here at NARC on 1st March, 2021. Federal Minister for M/o National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam participated as Chief Guest of the Ceremony and took oath from newly elected Members of...
  • 75 more Pakistani scholars to pursue PHD in Queen Mary University of London - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for 75 HEC scholars to pursue their PhD degrees from QMUL in the next five years. In this connection, the British Council Pakistan organised a virtual...
  • One window facility for registration of businesses in Punjab with FBR launched - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) have taken a significant step to promote ease of doing business and facilitate taxpayers by launching a one-window facility for registration of Sole Proprietor (Individual)/ Association of Persons (AOP) in the Government of...
  • 3 million sticks of illicit cigarette confiscated near Burhan Interchange - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Inland Revenue, Islamabad’s team has seized 300 packrites (3,000,000 sticks) of three local brands of illegal cigarettes valuing more than Rs. 20 million after intercepting a vehicle at Burhan Interchange of Motorway. On inquiry it was also found that FED...
  • NAB’s 68.8 percent conviction ratio is the best ratio as compared to others - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Honourable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review performance of NAB at NAB Headquarters. During the meeting, it was informed that Operation Division and Prosecution Division of NAB are monitoring closely with all regional bureaus of NAB in order to...
  • His Excellency Mr Bernhard Stephan Schlagheck, German Ambassador to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff at GHQ - Rawalpindi, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): His Excellency Mr Bernhard Stephan Schlagheck, German Ambassador to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. During the meeting matters of mutual interest, overall regional situation, bilateral cooperation in various fields and Afghan Peace Process were discussed....
  • Ceasefire at LOC won’t affect international status of Kashmir dispute: AJK President - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that decision to observe ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) taken by India and Pakistan would not affect the international status of the Kashmir dispute. “Kashmir is not a border dispute between India...
  • PARC holds Field Demonstration of Mechanical Pruner at NARC - Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Conventional agricultural practice is not only a laborious and time consuming process but also cause low yield and post harvest losses. To cope the challenges in mechanization of agriculture, Chairman PARC Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan arranged a field demonstration of mechanical pruner in presence of...

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Briefing of Secretary MNC’s and his visit to ANF HQS,...

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Secretary, Ministry of Narcotics Control, Akbar Durrani, (TI)/PAS, visited the Anti Narcotics Force HQs on Thursday, 4th March, 2021. Upon arrival, he was received by the...

Davis Cup World Group I tie between Pakistan and Japan

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Tennis Federation is pleased to inform that the Official Draw of Davis Cup World Group I tie between Pakistan and Japan was held at the Aisam ul Haq Pavilion, Pa...

Foreign Minister’s interaction with European envoys based in Islamabad

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): As part of Government’s efforts to promote Economic Diplomacy, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with European Envoys based in Islamabad, today....

DDWP approves seven projects

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has approved seven projects worth Rs. 4800 million. These reviewed and modified projects were approved for different ...

Inter Services Public Relations

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His Excellency Mr Bernhard Stephan Schlagheck, German Ambassador to Pakistan...

Rawalpindi, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): His Excellency Mr Bernhard Stephan Schlagheck, German Ambassador to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. During the meetin...

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff visited North...

Rawalpindi, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited North and South Waziristan Districts today. COAS was briefed on progress of border management regime, stabiliza...

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff visited Logistic...

Rawalpindi, March 01, 2021 (PPI-OT): General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Logistic installation /workshop in Rawalpindi, today. COAS visited various facilities and infrastructures of th...

British High Commissioner calls on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief...

Rawalpindi, March 01, 2021 (PPI-OT): H.E Dr. Christian Turner, British High Commissioner called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. Matters of mutual interest and overall reg...

Business & Finance

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State Bank of Pakistan introduces a transparent mechanism with complete...

Karachi, October 27, 2020 (PPI-OT):The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has introduced a new mechanism to enable companies in Pakistan to conveniently remit out disinvestment proceeds to their foreign shareholders....

Governor SBP inaugurates Polyculture Forest and Museum Laboratory

Karachi, October 21, 2020 (PPI-OT):Governor SBP Dr. Reza Baqir inaugurated the Polyculture Forest at Pakistan Security Printing Corporation (PSPC) Karachi. He was briefed about the project in detail by the mana...

Deposit Protection Corporation launches its website

Karachi, October 21, 2020 (PPI-OT):Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) is pleased to announce the formal launch of its website, accessible at http://www.dpc.org.pk. Through this website DPC has embarked upon a...

Governor SBP launches of Digitization of FX Regulatory Approvals

Karachi, October 16, 2020 (PPI-OT):Dr. Reza Baqir launched the SBP FX Regulatory Approval System (RAS) for end-to-end digitalization of Foreign Exchange (FX) related case submission process today in a ceremony ...

Ministries

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COVID-19 claims 17 more patients, infects 260 others

Karachi, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 17 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,405 and 260 new cases emerged when 9,689 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Ch...

Prime Minister calls upon ECO to ensure equitable access of...

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized on taking full advantage of geographical location, economic assets and political relationships among members of the Economic Cooperat...

Prime Minister Rajapaksa acknowledges Pakistan’s unwavering support to Sri Lanka

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan called on the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo today (Thursday). During the meeting the Sri Lankan Prime Minister...

President emphasizes need for increasing outreach of Federal Ombudsman

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi has asked the Federal Ombudsman to utilize modern technology to effectively and efficiently redress the complaints against the maladministration of gov...

General

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Pakistan Navy Ship NASR delivers Food Commodities to Niger and...

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy Ship NASR visited Cotonou Port of Benin as part of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) mission to African countries. Upon arrival at Cotonou (Benin), PNS N...

PARC Employees Association oath taking ceremony held at NARC

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Oath taking Ceremony of newly elected members of EAPARC was held here at NARC on 1st March, 2021. Federal Minister for M/o National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam particip...

75 more Pakistani scholars to pursue PHD in Queen Mary...

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for 75 HEC scholars to pursue their PhD degrees from QM...

One window facility for registration of businesses in Punjab with...

Islamabad, March 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) have taken a significant step to promote ease of doing business and facilitate taxpayers by launching ...