Day: August 11, 2021

Barrister Wahab said that the construction work of Mauripur Road has also been completed 90 percent

Karachi, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):Administrator Karachi, Sindh government's spokesman and CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that his aim is the restoration of the city. "I will not talk about the past, I am only thinking of future. Basic change will come soon, the Sindh government is building a great recreation area for the citizens on the shores of Manora which will be completed in the next six months," the Administrator said this while visiting Manohra, Sandspit, Gulbai Junction and other areas of Kemari district on Sunday. He was accompanied by Special Assistant to the Chief Minister

Development in Erstwhile FATA to bring with at Par with Rest of the Country: NA Speaker

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):While chairing 1st meetings of the Special Committee on Development of erstwhile FATA in the Parliament House today, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that development and progress in erstwhile FATA is vital for prosperity and welfare of people. He opined that building of communication network, healthcare facilities, educational institutions and employment opportunities would bring its people at par with rest of the country. He said that it is vital to build consensus among public representatives to resolve the issues emerged due to merger of FATA. He also remarked that public representatives from erstwhile FATA

Subsidy of Rs10 billion to be given to farmers on different agriculture inputs for Kharif season, NA informed

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):National Assembly resumed its session at the parliament house in Islamabad today (Wednesday) with Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri in the chair. The National Assembly was informed today that a program of 313 billion rupees has been prepared to address the issue of malnutrition amongst the children. Parliamentary Secretary for National Health Services, Nousheen Hamid told the House during the Question Hour that the Central Development Working Party has already approved the program. She said the program has been prepared on the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the target is to eliminate stunting by

Ambassador of Jordon in Pakistan calls on Naval Chief in Islamabad

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):Ambassador of Jordon in Pakistan Ibrahim Almadani called on Naval Chief Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi in Islamabad today (Wednesday). Matters of mutual interest and the regional security situation were discussed in the meeting. The Jordanian Ambassador thanked Pakistan Navy for PNS Zulfiquar's recent participation in Jordan's centennial celebrations. The two sides reiterated the resolve to strengthen the bilateral relations. 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:

Government taken strict security measurements to ensure law, order situation during Muharrah-ul-Haram: Rashid

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad says the government has taken strict security measurements to ensure law and order situation during Muharrah-ul-Haram. Talking to media in Islamabad today (Wednesday), he appealed the masses to adhere to the SOPs issued by the NCOC as the fourth wave of Covid-19 is rapidly spreading across the country, particularly in the twin cities. He said India, NDS and Israel have been engaged in destabilizing Pakistan, but we will foil their nefarious designs. He said keeping in view of the overall regional situation, next six months are very important for Pakistan. The

Pakistan wants durable peace in Afghanistan: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan wants durable peace in Afghanistan and will continue to play its constructive role in this regard despite baseless allegations of Ashraf Ghani. In a statement today (Wednesday), the Foreign Minister said Pakistan always played a positive role for peace in Afghanistan and Pakistani delegation is also present in the Peace Dialogue being held in Doha today. He said the world is appreciating and acknowledging Pakistan's reconciliatory and sincere efforts for peace in Afghanistan. He said that unfortunately, Pakistan is being blamed for the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan by some

NCOC issues special instructions for managing Muharram activities with COVID-19 SOPs

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):The National Command and Operation Centre has issued special instructions for managing Muharram-ul-Harram activities with proper COVID-19 SOPs to contain spread of the disease. The NCOC guidelines underline that all Muharram gatherings and processions would be held in ventilated and open spaces under COVID-19 SOPs. It clearly stated that private gatherings would be discouraged in homes. The Corona SOPs would be prominently displayed during rallies and processions throughout Muharram. 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:

Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Muhammad Sadiq to attend key meeting in Doha today

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan's Special Representative for Afghanistan, Muhammad Sadiq will participate in the Regional Conference on Afghanistan and meeting of Troika Plus in Doha today (Wednesday). Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmed Khan is also accompanying the Special Representative, who has been invited to the meeting by Qatari Special Envoy for Counter Terrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution, Dr. Mutlaq Al Qahtani. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said Pakistan attaches high importance to the Troika Plus mechanism, involving Pakistan, the United States, Russia and China. He said Pakistan hopes that the meetings in Doha

Pakistan, Ukraine agree on exchanging high-level visits to further boost bilateral relations

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan highly values its relations with Ukraine and desires to further enhance bilateral cooperation in all areas of mutual interest, including political, trade and investment, defence, education and culture. In a telephonic conversation with Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba, he highlighted Pakistan's focus on geo-economics as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and reiterated the importance of augmenting economic ties between the two countries. The Foreign Minister underlined the need for Pakistan-Ukraine Business Council to play an instrumental role in this regard. The two Foreign Ministers agreed to hold