Month: May 2022

Celebration of Productivity Day in Islamabad, a productivity walk and an awareness talk in collaboration with Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, Government of Pakistan 

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):National Productivity Organization, (NPO), Ministry of Industries and Production, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad is going to “Celebrate Productivity weeks from 25th May 2022 till 20th June 2022” coupled with various activities such as awareness sessions, productivity poster and debate competitions, productivity walk etc. These activities are planned in all major cities of the country (Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Peshawar and Quetta) by mobilizing associations, chambers, and academia. Celebrating productivity day or week will help the stakeholders to focus on productivity and take respective initiatives. These productivity related activities would contribute in running a robust productivity

Chief Minister Punjab for immediately curbing the menace of overpricing and hoarding of fertilizers

Lahore, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz has directed the provincial administration to eradicate the hoarding and overpricing of fertilizers without delay and added that their availability at a controlled rate should be ensured. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the CM said that legal action be initiated against those involved in selling fertilizers at exorbitant rates and its sale be regularly monitored through an effective mechanism. The farmers are my brethren and their rights would be fully protected; he said and directed the line departments to proactively work for providing fertilizers to the farmers. For more information,

Pakistan Army establishes Relief camp for drought-hit people of Cholistan

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Army has established Relief Camp for the drought-affected people of Cholistan with the joint collaboration of civil administration Bahawalpur to provide medical and relief facilities to the people. According to Spokesman of Bahawalpur Corps, a forty-two bed capacity heat stroke center has also been established at the free medical and drought relief camp at Chanan Pir area of Cholistan. He said three mobile health teams equipped with heatstroke treatment facilities are active in drought-hit areas of Cholistan, providing treatment and water to the people and their cattle. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and

Federal Cabinet approves amount worth Rs 150,000 for each intending pilgrim 

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Federal Cabinet has approved 150,000 rupees' support amount for each intending pilgrim to provide relief to them. This was announced by Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Mufti Abdul Shakoor, while talking to media in Islamabad on Tuesday afternoon. He said Hajj expenses were over eight hundred thousand rupees and now this cost will be around seven hundred thousand rupees. The Minister assured that best facilities will be provided to the pilgrims to make their stay in the Holy land comfortable. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th

Meeting of the Foreign Minister with Foreign Minister of Turkey 

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was hosted over dinner by H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Foreign Minister of Republic of Turkey, in Ankara today. While thanking his Turkish counterpart for the warm hospitality, the Foreign Minister noted that the bilateral relations between the two countries were grounded in love and affection that the two peoples had for each other. The two Foreign Ministers held an all-encompassing exchange of views on a range of subjects and took stock of the ongoing cooperation in various fields. The Foreign Minister underlined that the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC) and the Strategic

Federal Cabinet felicitates nation on rejecting PTI’s long march

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Federal Cabinet has felicitated the nation on rejecting PTI's long march and lauded the law enforcement agencies on performing their duties efficiently. This was stated by Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, while briefing media, along with Minister for Communication Maulana Asad Mahmood and Prime Minister's Advisor Qamar Zaman Kaira about decisions taken in the Federal Cabinet, which met in Islamabad today (Tuesday) with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in the chair. The federal cabinet was also assured that any anti-State long march in the future would be dealt with an iron hand. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif mentioned

Pakistan, India reiterate commitment to implement Indus Waters Treaty

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan and India have reiterated their commitment to implement the Indus Waters Treaty in its true spirit. The resolve was expressed during the two-day meeting of Pakistan-India Permanent Indus Commission that concluded in New Delhi on Tuesday to discuss issues pertaining to sharing of water resources under the Indus Water Treaty. This was 118th meeting held annually under the relevant provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty 1960. The Pakistani delegation was led by Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters, Syed Muhammad Mehar Ali Shah while the Indian delegation was headed by the Indian Commissioner for Indus Waters

Pakistan, Uzbekistan agree to boost economic cooperation 

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):Uzbek Ambassador to Pakistan, Oybek Usmanov called on Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad on Tuesday. During the meeting, both the sides agreed that enhanced connectivity and greater economic cooperation can benefit them, their peoples, and the entire region. 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:

Planning Minister directs to complete all ongoing projects under PSDP 

Islamabad, May 31, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Planning Professor Ahsan Iqbal has directed to complete all ongoing projects under Public Sector Development Program as soon as possible. Chairing a review meeting of projects included in PSDP 2022-23 in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said that important national projects would be given priority in the next budget. He said that the country is facing extraordinary financial crises in the economic arena at present and therefore, special focus should be given while using the fund as amount for development budget are borrowed money. He said that development budget plays an important role in the