Day: December 31, 2021

Pakistan Navy conducts Fleet Annual Efficiency Competition Parade upon culmination of Operational Year

Karachi, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Navy Fleet Annual Efficiency Competition Parade held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard, Karachi. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Upon his arrival, the Chief Guest was received by Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Ovais Ahmed Bilgrami and Guard of Honour was presented by a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy Fleet. Speaking on the occasion, Chief of the Naval Staff expressed complete satisfaction over operational readiness of Pakistan Navy Fleet and lauded the dedication and professionalism of officers and men for successfully achieving significant operational

Islamabad police finalized security plan for New Year night 

Islamabad, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):Islamabad Police have chalked out a comprehensive security plan to deal with those involved in hooliganism, aerial firing, and fireworks and one-wheeling on New Year night, a police spokesman said on Thursday. He said that, the fool proof security plan was made on directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammad Ahsan Younas adding that more than 1000 well-equipped cops and officers would be deployed in the district on the night of New Year to maintain law and order situation. Special police squads would be deployed on main roads of the city while special police teams

Crackdown against the use and sale of drugs, crystal meth (ice), sheesha and alcohol intensified

Lahore, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab Police is taking all necessary measures to maintain law and order in the province on New Year's Eve. A special operation is being carried out against the use and sale of crystal meth, sheesha and alcohol. In addition to it, accused working against the law are being brought to book. Punjab Police spokesperson further said that action has been intensified against those involved in the manufacture, sale and use of alcohol, especially poisonous liquor, in order to prevent deaths due to consumption of chemically contaminated liquor. Spokesperson of Punjab Police said that 47849 cases were

Strict action to be taken on New Year’s Eve against one-wheeling, aerial firing, kite flying and sale and purchase of flammable substances

Lahore, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Police Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan has said that crackdown against one-wheeling, aerial firing, kite flying and incendiary substances should be intensified across the province on eve of New Year Night. IG Punjab, while ordering strict crackdown on drug, sheesha, ice (crystal meth) and alcohol, especially poisonous liquor, said that the culprits involved in this heinous smuggling should be brought to book. Rao Sardar Ali Khan said that RPOs, DPOs should go to tehsils and police stations and hold Khuli Katchehry (open courts) to solve problems of citizens. He said that the year

SECP issues a Guidebook for formation and licensing of NBFC

Islamabad, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):In order to facilitate the prospective investors of Non-Banking Finance Sector and as part of its objective to promote ease of doing business, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has issued a procedural guide on formation and licensing of Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs). Available on the SECP’s website, this guidebook provides comprehensive information on the procedure for formation, incorporation and licensing of the NBFCs, applicable fees, important prerequisites, reference to the relevant legal provisions, forms and formats. The Guide covers applicable requirements for formation and licensing of Fund Management NBFCs as well as Lending

NAB rejected news regarding closure of Plots allotment case against Mian Nawaz Sharif, ex-PM 

Islamabad, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):Responding to a news item published and aired by electronic media regarding closure of LDA plots allotment Inquiry by NAB Lahore, NAB has categorically rejected all baseless media reports regarding closure of Plots allotment case against Mian Nawaz Sharif, ex-PM and clarified that the case of Illegal allotment of LDA plots by Nawaz Sharif is still under inquiry at NAB Lahore, and no such closure has been made. Conveying such kind of baseless information to the public through incorrect reporting is not only unfair but is part of a malicious campaign against NAB. NAB hopes that

Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani expresses deep sorrow over the sad demise of the mother of Senator Muhammad Ayub Afridi

Islamabad, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has expressed deep sorrow over the sad demise of the mother of Senator Muhammad Ayub Afridi, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development. Chairman Senate offered Fateha for the departed soul while expressing heartfelt sympathy with the bereaved family. The Chairman Senate prayed that Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant strength to the mourners to bear this loss with patience and courage. Senator Kauda Babar was also present on the occasion. For more information, contact: Senate of Pakistan H.No.7, Cat-II,

A meeting of Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research held at Parliament House 

Islamabad, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research was held on Thursday at Parliament House. Chairman Committee, Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah chaired the meeting; that was attended by Senator Seemee Ezdi, Senator Sania Nishtar, Senator Kesho Bai, Senator Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, Senator Kamran Murtaza, Senator Muhammad Akram and senior officers from the Ministry of National Food Security and Research along with all concerned. Senator Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti, Senator Fawzia Arshad and Senator Samina Mumtaz were Special Invitees. Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam was present

CM Punjab Chairs Meeting to Review Progress on Ongoing Health Schemes 

Lahore, December 31, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to early complete ongoing health projects so as to provide the best medical facilities to the citizens. While chairing a meeting at his office on Monday which was attended by Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid, health secretaries and others, the CM added that Naya Pakistan Health Card would be launched from the Lahore division from January and the facility would be extended to Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur, Gujranwala and Sargodha divisions by March 31. Around 400 billion rupees would be spent on universal health insurance program in the