Day: December 3, 2022

International Disability Day of Persons with Disabilities: Murad Ali Shah offers NGOs, organizations to come over to protect rights of persons with disabilities 

Karachi, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that his government is ready to serve special souls in every way and shall cooperate with every department, NGO, and organization working to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities. This he said while speaking at a programme the Department Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities organised in connection with International Day of Persons with Disabilities here at Banquet Hall of the CM House. The programme was attended by NGOS working for special persons, businessmen, senior government officers, members of civil society, persons with disabilities, and

Murad Ali Shah says his government is ready to hold local bodies election

Karachi, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that his government is under tremendous pressure from party workers to hold local bodies elections for which he is ready and making necessary arrangements. This he said while talking to the media at St. Paul’s School where he had presided over a cultural programme on Saturday. Mr. Shah brushed aside the impression that his government was reluctant to hold local bodies elections. “We are under pressure from our party workers for holding local bodies elections,” he said and added his government was ready to hold local government

Inaugurates Culture Day at St. Paul’s English High School

Karachi, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah speaking at Cultural Day Organized by St. Paul’s English High School at their campus said that culture was the total way of life that people in society were blessed with. “Culture is the characteristics of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music, and arts,” he said and added “through culture, we are governed by norms and customs, which are the pillars of any society and if these pillars are not properly followed in our society, our culture will resemble perfume with

Naval Chief Meets Military Leadership of Turkiye, Germany and Azerbaijan 

Islamabad, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi visited Turkiye, Germany and Azerbaijan. During the visits, Naval Chief called on military and naval leadership of host countries. Matters of bilateral naval collaboration and regional maritime security were deliberated during the meetings. During visit to Turkiye, Naval Chief attended the launching ceremony of Pakistan Navy MILGEM Class Corvette PNS KHAIBAR, held at Istanbul Naval Shipyard Turkiye. Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and President Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan graced the ceremonies as Chief Guest. During the ceremony, Begum

UNDP and Government of Japan to work together for stabilization, economic recovery, and local governance in the Merged Districts 

Islamabad, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan and the Government of Japan have signed an agreement to launch a project of US$3.9 million “for the stabilization and economic recovery through social cohesion, local governance, and livelihood opportunities” for communities in Kurram and Orakzai districts. The agreement was signed by H.E. Mitsuhiro Wada, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Mr. Knut Ostby, Resident Representative, UNDP Pakistan. With generous support from the Government of Japan, the two-year project will assist more than 200,000 individuals, with a particular focus on youth and

Japan provides USD 4.196 million to Pakistan – UNICEF to use funds for assisting children and families affected by floods and improving WASH infrastructure in communities hosting refugees 

Islamabad, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Government of Japan has provided USD 4.196 million to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), for its humanitarian services in the flood affected areas and to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure in refugee settlements and host communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan provinces. An event was held here today to acknowledge and thank the Government and people of Japan for their usual and generous support for the children in Pakistan. The Chairman National Disaster Management Authority, Lt. Gen. Inam Haider Malik, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, H.E WADA Mitsuhiro, and UNICEF Representative

General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff visited frontline troops in Rakhchikri Sector of Line of Control 

Rawalpindi, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited frontline troops in Rakhchikri Sector of Line of Control (LOC) today. COAS was briefed on latest situation along LOC and operational preparedness of the formation. COAS interacted with officers and soldiers; appreciated their high morale, professional competence and combat readiness while performing their duties in challenging conditions. COAS said that we have noticed highly irresponsible statements from Indian leadership on GB and AJK recently. Let me make it categorically clear, Pakistan's armed forces are ever ready, not only to defend every inch of our motherland, but

Sherry calls for increase in spending on climate change adaptation and mitigation 

Islamabad, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman has urged development sector and partners to enhance projects and resources on climate change adaptation and mitigation. She was addressing International Summit on Higher Education and Workforce Development in the 21st Century organised by USAID’s Higher Education System Strengthening Activity in Islamabad. The Minister underlined need to convene such forums frequently to work on climate mitigation and adaptation models whereas climate change mitigation and adaptation projects needed to focus on land issues. Commenting on recent flood devastation, she said floods had changed the demographics and geography of Pakistan’s cities

Pakistan attaches great importance to strengthen ties with Uzbekistan: Dar

Islamabad, December 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar says Pakistan attaches great importance to strengthen bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in multiple sectors with Uzbekistan. Talking to Uzbek Ambassador to Pakistan, Oybek Usmanov in Islamabad on Saturday, he apprised the Uzbek Ambassador about the potential investment avenues in Pakistan. The Finance Minister welcomed the Ambassador and highlighted profound fraternal relations and deep rooted cultural and historical linkages between Pakistan and Uzbekistan. Ishaq Dar also extended full support to enhance bilateral relations between both countries in various sectors. On the occasion, the Uzbek Ambassador shared his government’s keen interest