Day: November 21, 2022

Appointment of new COAS to be made within three days: Asif 

Islamabad, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that the process for the appointment of new army chief will be completed in next one to three days. Speaking on the floor of the House, he said the Ministry of Defence has received a formal letter from the Prime Minister, which has been communicated to the General Headquarters, to initiate the process for the appointment of the next army chief. The Minister urged the media to uphold the sanctity of the process and avoid making speculations in this regard. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and

Bilawal successfully highlighted Pakistan’s multiple socio-economic issues to world: SAPM 

Islamabad, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan for Industry and Production Tasneem Ahmad Qureshi said that Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari successfully highlighted Pakistan's multiple socio-economic issues before the global community. Talking to the APP, he lauded the dynamic role of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in informing the world about economic losses and damages faced by Pakistan due to catastrophic floods. Tasneem Qureshi said that Pakistan People’s Party believes in democracy and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto sacrificed their lives for the country. He expressed regret that the previous government failed to project the soft image

Foreign Office rejects Indian baseless propaganda against Pakistan’s counter-terrorism credentials 

Islamabad, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has strongly rejected all references and insinuations by the Indian leadership directed against it at the so-called 'No Money for Terror' Ministerial meeting held in New Delhi. In a statement on Monday, the Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch stated that guided by its incorrigible and incurable desire to malign Pakistan at every available forum, India continues to mislead the world about Pakistan's counter-terrorism credentials by repeatedly levelling false accusations of Pakistan's alleged involvement in financing of proscribed terrorist organizations. She said India's hollow rhetoric has fallen flat in the face of Pakistan's successful counterterrorism

Congratulatory telephone call from Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif to Kazakhstan’s president on his election

Islamabad, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):This evening, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif conveyed his warm congratulations to Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kazakhstan on his re-election as President with overwhelming majority in the elections held on 20th November, 2022. During their conversation, the Prime Minister reiterated that the President’s victory was a manifestation of the confidence that the people of Kazakhstan had exhibited in him on account of his visionary and astute leadership. He hoped that Kazakhstan will scale new heights of prosperity and development. The Prime Minister further expressed his satisfaction on the mutual cooperation and cordial relations between both

Congress IIOJK chapter slams Modi regime for disappointing Kashmiris 

Srinagar, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Congress IIOJK chapter has slammed the BJP regime for disappointing the people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir on every front, terming the New Delhi’s attitude towards Kashmiri people as step-motherly. The Congress IIOJK President, Vikar Rasool Wani said while addressing a party workers’ convention at Cheepora in Lolab area of Kupwara district said, “The Congress feels duty bound to serve and represent people’s aspirations at every appropriate forum, and will continue its fight against policies detrimental to the interests of people of Jammu and Kashmir. ” Senior

Anti-Narcotics Force seized 1953.182 kg drugs and 3936 lit hydrochloric acid worth US$ 62.038 million in 29 operations, arrested 29 persons including 1 foreigner, 2 women involved in drug trafficking and impounded 8 vehicles

Islamabad, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Anti-Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 1953.182 Kg Drugs,3936 Liters Hydrochloric Acid worth US$ 62.038 Million internationally, arrested 29 persons including 1 Foreigner, 2 Women and impounded 8 vehicles while conducting 29 counter narcotics operations throughout the country. The seized drugs comprised 98.200 Kg Opium, 231.04 Kg Heroin, 1528.822 Kg Hashish, 89.710 Kg Methamphetamine (Ice), 0.130 Kg Cocaine, 0.600 Kg Weed, 3.380 Kg Clonazepam Tablets (18000 x Tabs), 1.300 x Tramadol Tablets (2200 x Tramadol Tabs) and 3936 x Liters Hydrochloric Acid (HCL). ANF Sindh recovered 1266.400 Kg drugs in 6 operations while 5 persons arrested in drug

Chairman/Director Vitol along with CEO Hascol call on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue 

Islamabad, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chairman/Director Vitol Mr. Christopher Bake along with CEO Hascol Mr. Aqeel Khan called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at Finance Division today. Minister of State for Petroleum Mr. Musadik Masood Malik, SAPM on Finance Mr. Tariq Bajwa, Secretary Finance and senior officers attended the meeting. The Chairman Vitol briefed the Finance Minister about the operational nature of Vitol, business profile and their contribution in economic development of Pakistan. It was shared that Vitol has long-standing business relations with Pakistan and desires to promote this relationship deeper. The delegation also gave

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue holds meeting with a delegation of Pakistan Sugar Mills Association 

Islamabad, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a meeting with a delegation of Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) headed by its Chairman Mr. Asim Ghani Usman at Finance Division today. Federal Minister for Industries and Production Syed Murtaza Mahmud, Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Mr. Tariq Bashir Cheema, SAPM on Finance Mr. Tariq Bajwa, Chairman FBR, Vice Chairman PSMA Mr. Iskander M. Khan, Vice Chairman PSMA Mr. Ahmed Ebrahim Hasham and senior officers from Finance Division attended the meeting. The Chairman PSMA Mr. Asim Ghani Usman apprised the Finance

Man found dead at bus stand in Baramulla 

Srinagar, November 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a man was found dead at a bus stand in Baramulla district, today. An official told media that locals spotted the body at the bus stand and soon they informed the police. The deceased was identified as Momdin Shangoo, a resident of Islamabad village of Uri tehsil. For more information, contact: Kashmir Media Service Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549 Fax: +92-51-4861736 Email: Website: