Day: August 7, 2021

IG Punjab took important step to end protests on mall road and lower mall and maintain traffic flow

Lahore, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that according to the orders of the Lahore High Court, the Mall Road is a red zone within which the protest or sit-in is a security risk and a violation of law therefore, immediate legal should be taken against individuals involved in it without any delay. He further said that the blockade of traffic in front of Punjab Assembly Faisal Chowk, Governor House and Secretariat at Lower Mall due to protests on Mall Road is a nuisance for thousands of citizens passing through the area and legal

PIA airlifts 2 million doses of Sinopharm vaccines from Beijing

Islamabad, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Three special PIA planes have airlifted a fresh batch of two million doses of Sinopharm vaccines from Beijing to Pakistan. This was stated by the PIA Country Manager for China Qadir Bux Sangi while talking to APP in Beijing today (Saturday). He said another batch of 1.5 million vaccines purchased by Pakistan from Chinese company CanSino will be brought to Pakistan in the next few days. 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:

The United States Promotes Legal Crop Production in the Newly Merged Districts

Islamabad, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):On August 5, the U.S. Mission to Pakistan, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government celebrated the successful completion of a $984,000 project that provided more than 4,000 farming households with alternatives to illicit crop production in the Bajaur, Khyber, Torghar, and Mohmand districts. Director of the Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) section Mark Tervakoski, FAO Representative Rebekah Bell, KP Agriculture Minister Mohib Ullah Khan, and Director General of the Agriculture Extension Department Abid Kamal participated in the ceremony. Under this INL-funded project, FAO provided alternative livelihoods to farmers

Punjab police marked police martyrs day with traditional fervour; IGP Punjab paid salutations at martyr’s memorial, Mall Road, Lahore

Lahore, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that the martyrs of Punjab Police are the foreheads of the department who sacrificed their lives for the bright and peaceful future of the nation and enhanced prestige and respect of the department. He further said that living nations never forget their martyrs; martyrs of police are our precious asset whose stories of courage and bravery are a beacon for the entire force. He further said that I also thank the families of the martyrs and as the Chief of Punjab Police the best welfare of these

Indian Delta variant of COVID-19 is at peak in Karachi, NCOC informed

Islamabad, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):The National Command and Operation Center was informed today that the Indian Delta variant of COVID-19 is at peak in Karachi. The NCOC meeting was held at Chief Ministers' house in Karachi today (Saturday), which was attended by Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar and other officials concerned. The meeting was informed that corona is at peak in Azad Jammu and Kashmir with 26 positivity rate and 13 percent positivity rate in Sindh. It was further informed that coronavirus cases are also increasing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information

SAPM on National Security condemns Hindutva inspired policies of Modi government

Islamabad, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant to PM on National Security Dr. Moeed Yusuf has strongly condemned the Hindutva inspired policies of Modi government and its brutal repression of Kashmiris in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Moeed Yusuf was speaking at a special event organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC to observe the Youm-e-Istehsal Kashmir. He said that the government of Prime Minster Imran Khan and people of Pakistan were heavily invested in getting the Kashmiri brethren their right to self-determination. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet

UNSC strongly condemns Dassu attack

Islamabad, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Security Council has urged all states to cooperate with Pakistani government in bringing to justice the perpetrators of terrorist attack on Chinese and Pakistani nationals in Dasu. In a statement, the 15-member Council strongly condemned the July 14 terrorist attack in Dassu in which nine Chinese nationals and three Pakistanis were killed and several others injured. The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the governments of Pakistan and China. They underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors

Imran Khan calls for awareness campaign about tree plantation

Islamabad, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for a comprehensive awareness campaign about tree plantation, especially through media. Planting a sapling under the monsoon tree plantation campaign in Peshawar today (Friday), he stressed the need to create awareness about tree plantation through websites, especially social media. The Prime Minister said people get motivation and encouragement when they see barren lands being changed into green spots. On the occasion, Special Assistant on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam briefed the Prime Minister about the tree plantation campaign. Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan were also

Prime Minister expresses satisfaction over efficacy of Pakistan’s Border Management Regime

Islamabad, August 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed satisfaction over the efficacy of Pakistan's comprehensive Border Management Regime and the pragmatic measures being taken to ensure effective border control and internal security. He expressed these views during his visit to Peshawar Corps Headquarters along with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, today (Friday). The Prime Minister lauded the security forces for providing enabling environment for completion of socio-economic development projects in the newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which are vital for enduring stability and sustainable progress of the area. He also appreciated formation for its