Day: December 5, 2022

President stresses job creation for persons with disabilities 

Islamabad, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, has stressed the need for creating jobs for persons with disabilities (PWDs), while also keeping in view their special needs and disabilities, to bring them at par with other people and to make them socially and economically empowered. He said that PWDs should be enabled to perform their day-to-day activities and become productive members of society by removing social, economic, and structural barriers which hinder their equal and complete inclusion in society. The President expressed these views while chairing a meeting with business organisations like Karachi Chamber of Commerce and

Srinagar records season’s coldest night 

Srinagar, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar recorded its coldest night of the season, temperatures settled at minus 3.4°C. A Srinagar-based meteorological department official said that the minimum temperature in Srinagar was 2.5°C below the normal which settled at minus 3.4°C. There was also heavy mist which mainly affected traffic movements. Qazigund recorded a low of minus 3.4°C. In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at minus 4.4°C. It was 1.1°C below normal. World famous ski resort Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 3.3°C. It was 0.1°C above normal and in Kupwara town, the mercury settled at

Power grid station catches fire in south Kashmir 

Srinagar, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a grid station was partially damaged in a fire incident in Hiller area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district on Monday. An official told the media that the fire broke out in the grid station, located close to Pir Panjal Tunnel. He said the grid station suffered partial damage and the loss was being estimated. For more information, contact: Kashmir Media Service Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549 Fax: +92-51-4861736 Email: Website:

Mirwaiz completes 40 months of illegal house detention in IIOJK

Srinagar, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has said that senior APHC leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has completed 40 months of arbitrary and extra-judicial house detention. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been under continued house arrest since August 05, 2019 when the Modi regime repealed the special status of IIOJK. The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said this extra-judicial incarceration of the Mirwaiz without being informed reasons for it or any charges levelled against him, is gross violation of fundamental human rights of a person and is in complete

On the instructions of Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Moazzam Jah Ansari, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police has started its first mentorship program to further improve the quality of investigation in the merged districts 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):On the directives of Inspector General of Police Moazzam Jah Ansari Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police has launched the first ever mentorship program for the NMDs police in order to improve the quality of investigation in the newly merged districts. AIG Dr. Quraish Khan informed that this program is designed after a training need assessment. The NMDs Police Mentoring Program was notified as a Standing Order No 02/2022 here on Thursday. Dr Quraishi narrated the salient features of the mentoring program he added that it shall provide a structured field learning experience to the NMDs Police mentees

Last Date of Exchange of Old Design Large Size Banknotes (Rs 10, 50, 100 and 1000) 

Karachi, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Federal Government vide Gazette Notification F.No.2(1)IF-III/2010 dated December 23, 2021, had extended the last date for exchangeability of old design large size banknotes of Rs 10, 50, 100 and 1000 by one year. The holders of these old design large banknotes have been given the last chance to exchange these old design large size banknotes from the field offices of the SBP Banking Services Corporation (BSC) by 31st December 2022. It is once again emphasized that this is the last and final deadline for exchange of such banknotes, upon expiry of which, these banknotes shall

Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid Paid Surprise Visit to Services Hospital 

Lahore, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid made a surprise visit to Services Hospital Lahore. Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid visited various departments including emergency and operation theatre’s and reviewed the medical facilities. She Reprimanded and warned AMS to improve performance. She visited the patients on the occasion of the visit to Services Hospital Lahore. Speaking on this occasion, Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that we will not tolerate any negligence in the treatment of patients in any government hospital of Punjab. The patients in Services Hospital Lahore have expressed their satisfaction about the

Office of The Ombudsman Punjab Mediates to Arrange Rs.15 Million Plus Relief for Complainants

Lahore, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Thanks to the effective mediation of the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab over a complaint of Shamim Akhtar, the board of intermediate and secondary education Multan has paid a total of Rs. 10,869,729 to widows/family members of 17 deceased employees along with the creation of an OSD post in favour of the applicant. The spokesman of the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab stated this in a statement issued on Sunday. The spokesman said that the ombudsman office has also interacted to resolve the five-year-old family pension issue of Ruqiya Bano, a Bahawalpur-based widow, to arrange a

Government has stabilized the economy: Khaqan

Islamabad, December 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Senior PML (N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the government has stabilized the economy. Talking to the media persons in Islamabad on Monday, he said difficult decisions were taken to save the economy. He said we have saved the country from default. He regretted that fake corruption cases were registered against the PML (N) during the PTI government. 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: