Day: August 4, 2021

“One Red and One Green” Fruits and Vegetables Make a Distinctive and Prosperous Industry

BAISE, China, Aug. 4, 2021 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– Recently, the first China mango industry conference was held in Baise, Guangxi. At the meeting, Tianyang district and Guangzhou Pilot Food Investment Co., Ltd. signed the framework agreement on the comprehensive development and utilization project of fruits in Tianyang District, Baise City (phase II), with a total investment of […]

COVID-19 claims 29 more patients, infects 2,734 others

Karachi, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 29 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 6,098 and 2,734 new cases emerged when 21,759 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Wednesday. He added that 29 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 6,098 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Mr. Shah said that 21,759 samples were tested which detected 2,734 cases that constituted 12.6 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 5,081,103 tests have been

Murad Ali Shah pays tribute to shaheed policemen

Karachi, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Shah paying rich tribute to the sacrifice of 2,355 policemen who laid their lives in the line of duty said that they were our heroes and their sacrifices against elimination of terrorism and restoration of peace as well as tranquillity would be written in golden words in the annals of the history. In a statement issued here from CM House, in relation to National Police Memorial Day Mr Shah said that our 2,355 policemen embraced martyrdom while fighting against terrorists and criminals. “Our police have always been at the forefront while fighting against terrorism, criminality

The Government of Japan to Offer 70 Training Programmes for around 120 Pakistani trainees in FY2021

Islamabad, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Japan has decided to offer 70 training programmes, which are held in Japan or implemented online for Pakistani nationals every year, as a part of development cooperation for the further development of Pakistan. The programmes widely cover various sectors from social needs such as education, health, water resources, environment and human development, to industrial needs such as agriculture, energy, transportation and ICT. Governance, disaster risk reduction and gender are also covered. The number and condition of participants and terms are set according to the target of each course. The programmes for Pakistan

Masood vows to repulse India’s designs to colonize IOJK

Muzaffarabad, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan termed August 5, 2019, as the darkest day in the history of Kashmir and said that the attack launched by India on this day, two years ago to colonize occupied Jammu and Kashmir was still continued. In a message on completion of two years of India’s illegal action of August 5, 2019, the AJK President said “two years ago, India invaded, reoccupied, and besieged the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The occupation continues; the siege continues. In these past two years, thousands of men, boys, and children have been illegally

Kashmiris reject Indian govt’s nefarious designs of changing demography of Kashmir: FM

Islamabad, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Kashmiris living on both sides of the Line of Control have rejected Indian government's nefarious designs of changing demography of Kashmir. Talking to media in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said India will have to rescind its unilateral and illegal acts of 5th August 2019 acts. The Foreign Minister said voices are echoing from inside India against the Hindutva and RSS ideology being pursued by the New Delhi regime. He said Pakistan is a peace-loving country and is ready to resolve all issues with India on the dialogue table. Shah

Abdul Qayyum Niazi sworn-in as AJK PM

Islamabad, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The 13th Prime Minister-elect of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Abdul Qayyum Niazi of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was sworn in in Muzaffarabad on Wednesday. President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan administered the oath to him. Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Amin Gandapur, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, MLAs and other political leaders attended the ceremony. Earlier, Abdul Qayyum Niazi was elected as Leader of the House in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today securing 33 votes. The joint candidate of the Opposition, Chaudhry Latif Akbar got 15 votes.

Prime Minister directs to formulate comprehensive plan to reduce dependence on imported plastics

Islamabad, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to formulate a comprehensive plan to reduce dependence on imported plastics. Chairing a meeting on waste management in the country in Islamabad today (Wednesday), he said environmental protection is one of the top priorities of the government. He said China's policy of banning plastic imports should also be considered in this regard. The meeting was briefed that Pakistan generates 30 million metric tonnes of waste annually at municipal level and plastic waste makes 10 to 14 percent of total waste and it would be double by 2050. It was

Pakistan rendered unprecedented sacrifices against war on terror: President

Islamabad, August 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi says Pakistan has rendered unprecedented sacrifices against the war on terror and registered remarkable successes. He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony in connection with Police Martyrs in Islamabad today (Wednesday). Dr Arif Alvi said now our country has embarked upon the path of development and prosperity but our neighbour does not want to witness our development. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: Website: