Day: June 4, 2022

17 Pakistani Female University Students Selected for Participation in Future of Women in Energy Scholars Program 

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):U.S. Mission Pakistan is excited to announce the start of the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council’s (USPWC) inaugural four-week Future of Women in Energy Scholars Program. Starting June 5, 17 bright Pakistani women university students will participate in this certificate program to learn about working in the energy sector. This program will foster women’s participation and leadership in Pakistan’s energy sector by providing young women the opportunity to study energy issues and energy infrastructure at Texas A and M University’s campus in Qatar. Following their two-week program in Qatar, the students will return to Pakistan for a two-week

The Environment Wing is being further strengthened by the management of the Capital Development Authority to make the city of Islamabad more green, lush and attractive 

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Environment Wing is being further strengthened by the management of the Capital Development Authority to make the city of Islamabad more green, lush and attractive. In this regard, on the direction of the management of the Capital Development Authority, the Environment Wing has procured ten loader rickshaws. These loader rickshaws will help in transportation including plants, horticulture tools as well as help in removing and disposing of green waste from any place. It should be noted that these measures are aimed at further improving the performance of the staff working at Feldman. Similarly, these loader

Comprehensive plan of action prepared to curb inflation and hoarding in the province, special task to price control committees and deputy commissioners: Hamza Shahbaz 

Lahore, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):A comprehensive plan of action has been chalked out under the chair of Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz to curb price-hike and hoarding and tasks have been assigned to price control committees and deputy commissioners across the province. While chairing a video link meeting of price control committees, commissioners, deputy commissioners and DPOs, the CM directed to hold daily price control committee meetings in DC offices across the province. It was decided in principle to set up a committee to reduce the prices of tandoori roti and naan and the CM directed that a uniform price

National Assembly Standing Committee on Water Resources meets

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):WAPDA should ensure timely payment of compensation amounts to the remaining affecttees of Mangla Dam and Greater Karachi Bulk Water Supply Scheme K-IV be completed timely. These directions have been issued in the meeting of the Standing Committee on Water Resources. The meeting was held in Parliament House under the Chairmanship of Nawab Muhammad Yousuf Talpur, MNA. The Standing Committee was informed that in order to increase the water capacity of Mangla Dam, in 2004-2005, it was decided to raise the Mangla Dam. So, according to PC-I it was decided that land upto level of 1250

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression being observed today

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is being observed today (Saturday). In a message on the eve of the day, All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary Molvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani said the Kashmiri children are facing a very serious and dangerous situation due to Indian military occupation of Jammu and Kashmir. He deplored that in IIOJK everyday children are picked up and locked up in Army camps and police stations where they are subjected to torture and inhuman treatment. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet

Talks with outlawed TTP would be concluded with approval of Parliament, government: Marriyum 

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says the government welcomes the ceasefire extended by the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan under the ongoing negotiations, which were opened in October last year. Responding to a question during a news conference in Islamabad, she said negotiations are being held with the TTP at the government level. The Information Minister said the Afghan government is facilitating the talks, which have the representation of the civilian government as well as of the military. She said the talks with the TTP, which are being held within the constitutional domain, would be concluded

Government has taken tough decision of withdrawing subsidy on fuel: Musadik

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik says the government has taken tough decisions regarding removal of subsidies on fuel for stability of the economy and taking the country out of the financial crises. Talking to a private news channel, he said the government is pursuing better economic policies and the country would be put on path of progress and development within next few months. Musadik Malik said the PTI government put 660 billion rupees extra burden on the national exchequer in three months in the form of subsidy on fuel and petroleum products. He said

President urges international community to take notice of Indian atrocities in IIOJK 

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi has strongly condemned the killing of ten Kashmiri youth by Indian troops in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, the President said occupation forces of India are targeting the innocent Kashmiri youth in the name of search operations. He urged India to stop extra-judicial killing of Kashmiri youth. The President further said that India cannot suppress the freedom passion of Kashmiri people through atrocities. He said the barbarian acts in occupied territory have exposed the extremist Hindutva face of India and freed of struggle of Kashmiris cannot be linked

Government engages with IMF to put economy on right track: PM 

Islamabad, June 04, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says next general election in the country will be held within fifteen months and meanwhile his goal would be to address the challenges of inflation and poverty. In an interview with Turkish state-television TRT, the Prime Minister said his government, ahead of elections, would take short-term measures to address the problems faced by general public. However, he said if the people bring his party to power in next election, a full-fledged development agenda would be launched to deal with issues such as unemployment and poverty. The Prime Minister said the global skyrocketing