Day: November 30, 2022

Pakistan promises to become a one of fastest growing economies with uplift of its infrastructure: Murad Ali Shah 

Karachi, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan promises to become one of the fastest-growing economies, and with the development of infrastructure, investment in energy, education, vocational training and rapidly improving healthcare, we are poised to take off and compete alongside the rest of the world. “We are a country of over 200 million people, and by 2025 we will have 100 million people in the middle class, making Pakistan, the world's 10th largest middle-class country.” This he said while addressing an 18-member delegation of Foreign Service Academy, Islamabad’s participants of the Junior Diplomatic Course for Foreign Diplomats here at CM House. Talking

Pakistan Navy seizes Huge Cache of Drugs worth 8.6 billion Rupees at Sea

Karachi, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Two Pakistan Navy Ships in collaboration with PN air unit seized approximately 5800 Kg of drugs at North Arabian Sea. Pakistan Navy continues to demonstrate our National resolve to deter, dissuade, discourage and thwart any illicit activities along the strategically important water ways in Arabian Sea. In a recent development, successful counter narcotics operation was conducted by two Pakistan Navy Ships in Arabian Sea in which a large cache of drugs has been apprehended. While conducting Maritime Security Operations in North Arabian Sea, Naval Ships located and effectively intercepted two suspicious dhows. Upon scrutiny of these

Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar met with Governor Sindh Kamran Khan Tessori 

Karachi, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar met Governor Sindh Kamran Khan Tessori at Governor House. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Revenue Tariq Bahwa and Governor State Bank Jameel Ahmed were also present on this occasion. In the meeting, the overall economic situation of the country, problems of traders and industrialists, measures to provide relief to the people, provision of funds for the development projects of the province and other issues of mutual interest were discussed. Governor Sandhu said that the business of the province Community problems need to be solved on priority basis to ensure

NA speaker and deputy speaker condole the said demise of former president of China, Mr. Jiang Zemin 

Islamabad, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf and Deputy Speaker Zahid Akram Durrani extend heartfelt condolences to the people of China on the sad demise of the former President of China, Mr. Jiang Zemin. In their separate statements, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker said that former President Mr. Jiang Zemin was a visionary leader who led China’s rise to economic power and played a meaningful role in further strengthening Pak-China ties. They also extended deep sympathies to the bereaved family on this irreparable loss. For more information, contact: Secretary, National Assembly of Pakistan Automation Centre, National Assembly

FBR achieves historical growth during the first five months of financial year 

Islamabad, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue continues to demonstrate excellent performance in revenue collection for the fifth consecutive month of the current financial year and has exceeded both the five months target of Rs 2,680 billion as well as monthly target of Rs. 537 billion despite import compression and zero rating on POL products. As per provisional figures, Rs 2,688 billion has been collected against Rs 2,330 billion collected during the corresponding period of the previous year, by recording an increase of over 15.3%. FBR has also issued refunds to the tune of Rs 135 billion as against

Minister for Aviation, Saudi Ambassador discuss bilateral cooperation 

Islamabad, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki called on Minister for Aviation Khawaja Saad Rafique in Islamabad on Wednesday. They deliberated on promotion of cooperation in aviation sector between the two countries. 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:

On 30 November 2022, fire exchange took place between terrorists and own troops in general area Shewa, North Waziristan District 

Rawalpindi, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):On 30 November 2022, fire exchange took place between terrorists and own troops in general area Shewa, North Waziristan District. Own troops fought bravely and engaged the terrorist’s location effectively; 1 x terrorist got killed. Weapon and ammunition was also recovered from the killed terrorist. The killed terrorist remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces. During intense fire exchange, Havaldar Parosh (age 35 years, resident of Kohat) having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat. Sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area. For more information, contact: Inter Services

Standing committee on National Food Security and Research meets 

Islamabad, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Committee condemned in the strongest words the misbehaviour and abusive language use by Mr. Shahid Abdullah, Director Technical Department of Plant Protection (DPP) M/o National Food Security and Research during the meeting of the Committee. The Committee directed the Secretary, M/o NFS and R to immediately strong disciplinary action should be taken against him and a compliance report thereof be sent to the Committee at the earliest. 2. Islamabad 30th November, 2022: 27th meeting of the Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research (NFS and R) was held under the Chairmanship of Rao Muhammad

PTA hosts consultative workshop on gender inclusion strategy in Peshawar

Islamabad, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in collaboration with UNESCO Pakistan, hosted a consultative workshop in Peshawar for the development of digital gender inclusion strategy. The workshop, held at PTA’s Peshawar Zonal Office, was the first of a series of five consultative workshops being organized to collect multi-stakeholder experts’ input for a strategy to reduce digital gender divide in Pakistan. Experts from various stakeholder groups including Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board, Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA), telecom operators, academia, and digital gender rights groups participated in the workshop. Director Wireless