Day: May 26, 2022

Concluding Ceremony of General Training Program 2019-20 for Civil Judges-cum-Magistrates (Batch-32) 

Lahore, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):The concluding ceremony of “of General Training Program (GTP) 2019-20 for Civil Judges-cum-Magistrates (Batch-32)” was held on 21st May, 2022 at 02:30 p.m. in the Punjab Judicial Academy, which was chaired by Mr. Ashtar Abbas, Acting Director General, and PJA. Mr. Tariq Iftikhar Ahmad, Director Training (Distance Learning), PJA and Ch. Muhammad Siddique, Director Academics / Programmes PJA and Ms. Bushra Zaman, Director Research and Publication, PJA participated the ceremony. The concluding ceremony was started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Where after, Mr. Amad-ud-Din Fazil Civil Judge, Sheikhupura expressed his views as representative of

Training of Judicial Officers on Essential Services Package, Guidelines for the Victims and Survivors of Gender Based Violence

Lahore, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):The first group of three days (24th - 26th May, 2022) training program of judicial officers on essential services packages, guidelines for the victims and Survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV) commenced today in the Punjab Judicial Academy. The said training program is being organized by UNODC with the collaboration of Punjab Judicial Academy. Additional District and Sessions Judges fifteen in number from different districts of Punjab are participating. The inaugural ceremony of said training program was presided over by Mr. Ashtar Abbas, the acting Director General, Punjab Judicial Academy and attended by Mr. Tariq Iftikhar

Learning Exchange Visit of Delegation of Balochistan Judiciary on the Concept of Court Associated ADR Organized by UNDP (Aman-o-Insaf Program)

Lahore, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):Delegation from Balochistan Judiciary on the concept of court associated Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) visited the Punjab Judicial Academy on their tour to Lahore. The delegation is headed by the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Muhammad Hashim Khan Kakar, Senior Puisne Judge, High Court of Balochistan. The other members include: Mr. Rashid Mehmood, Registar BHC, Mr. Muhammad Dawood Khan Nazar, D and SJ Quetta, Mr. Tahir Humayun, D and SJ Loralai, Mr. Muhammad Ali Mubeen, ADSJ Usta Muhammad, Malik Shoaib Sultan, DR Admn Quetta, Miss. Saima Najam, Family Judge-III, Quetta, Mr. Abdul Muqeet, SCJ, Hub, Ejaz Mustafa, A2J

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Pakistan 

Washington DC, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Nathan Porter held both in-person and virtual discussions in Doha, Qatar with the Pakistani authorities during May 18-25 on policies to secure macroeconomic stability and support sustainable growth in Pakistan. At the conclusion of the mission, Mr. Porter, issued the following statement: “The mission has held highly constructive discussions with the Pakistani authorities aimed at reaching an agreement on policies and reforms that would lead to the conclusion of the pending seventh review of the authorities’ reform program, which is supported by an IMF Extended Fund

08 criminals rounded up in capital

Islamabad, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):Islamabad police have arrested 08 criminals including drug peddlers from different areas of the city and recovered 1080 gram heroin and six 30 bore pistols with ammunition from their possession, a police spokesman said. According to the details, Islamabad police accelerated crackdown against criminal elements in order to reduce crime rate in the federal capital. In this regard special police teams from different police stations are formed to take stern action against those anti-social elements. A Bhara Kahu police team arrested a drug peddler and namely Muhammad Ali and recovered 1080 gram heroin from his possession.

Virtual Town hall Meeting – 31st May 

Canberra, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):High Commission for Pakistan in Canberra, Australia cordially invites members of Pakistani Community in Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Nauru; for a VIRTUAL TOWNHALL MEETING with the High Commissioner for Pakistan, H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri on May 31, 2022 at 03:00 pm (AEDT). For more information, contact: High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra Postal Address: P.O Box 7130, Yarralumla, ACT 2600 Physical Address: 4 Perth Avenue, Yarralumla, ACT 2600 (Australia) Tel: +61-2-62731114 Fax: +61-2-62731199 Email: Website:

President condemns conviction of Yasin Malik, demands immediate release 

Islamabad, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi has called upon international community to put pressure on India to immediately release the Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Muhammad Yasin Malik and stop gross human rights violations in the illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, the President strongly condemned the conviction of Muhammad Yasin Malik by an Indian court on false and politically motivated charges. Terming the sentence as unfair and against the fundamental principles of justice, he regretted that the Indian judiciary has always played second fiddle to the Indian political leadership by safeguarding the interests of extremist Hindutva ideology

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf announces to call-off long march as his so-called long march failed to attract masses 

Islamabad, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has announced to call-off his long march as his so-called long march failed to attract the masses. Addressing the participants of the march at Jinnah Avenue in Islamabad on Thursday morning, he also reiterated his call for giving date to hold elections in the country. 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, IMF discuss revival of Extended Fund Facility Programme in Doha 

Islamabad, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):Talks between Pakistan and International Monetary Fund for revival of the Extended Fund Facility Programme have concluded in Doha. An IMF mission, led by Nathan Porter, held both in-person and virtual discussions with Pakistani authorities on policies to secure macro-economic stability and support sustainable growth in the country. Later, in a statement, Nathan Porter said the IMF looks forward to continuing its dialogue and close engagement with Pakistan’s government on policies to ensure macroeconomic stability for the benefit all of Pakistanis. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet