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Punjab Chief Minister inaugurates Safe City Project

Lahore, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the Safe City Project (Punjab Police Integrated Command, Control and Communication Center) in the provincial metropolis, today. The Safe City Project has been completed in a record period of time with a cost of Rs.12 billion. As much as 8000 CCTVs have been installed under the project to make Lahore one of the safest cities in the world. Automatic system of identification of vehicles number plats. E-challan, red light monitoring as well as latest communication system have been put in place under this composite system. After the inauguration, the

High-Level Chinese delegation call on Punjab Chief Minister

Lahore, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):A high-level Chinese delegation led by Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Mr. Guo Ping called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here today. The Chinese delegation congratulated the Chief Minister on the inauguration of Safe City Project. On the occasion, Mr. Guo Ping said that another milestone has been achieved today and no doubt Punjab government is utilizing latest technology for the protection of life and property of the people which is a commendable step. Talking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Punjab government has implemented the Safe City Project to ensure complete

Federal Board of Revenue initiates drive to make tax education part of university curricula

Islamabad, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):A team of Facilitation and Taxpayer Education (FATE) Wing of FBR visited the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad today to request for greater academic focus and research on taxation and inculcation of tax education as a key component of university curricula. The team led by Member FATE Ms Nausheen Javaid Amjad met the management of NUST School of Social Science and Humanities and had a detailed, interactive session with a large gathering of faculty and students of various departments on the need and importance of tax education and tax literacy for enabling the

Fitness Testing of Contracted Women Players

Lahore, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):As 3rd Phase of Fitness Testing of Women Contracted Players for 2017 held today i.e. 4th Jan, 2018 at High performance Center, Karachi. Following players participated in this one day endeavour. Sr. Names 1. Javeria Wadood 2. Ramieen Shamim 3. Ayesha Zafar Syeda Nain Fatima Abidi being out of the country could not join the others. Following fitness tests were performed by the women players: 1. Flexibility (Sit and Reach Test) 2. Upper Body Strength (Pushups) Test 3. Illinois Agility Test 4. Lower body explosive power (vertical Jump) 5. Stability Hold (pushup- hold) 6. 40 meter

National Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker condoles on killing of Nephew of MNA, Muhammad Afzal Khokhar

Islamabad, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker and Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker, National Assembly have condoled the killing of Nephew of Member National Assembly, Muhammad Afzal Khokhar who killed in an incident of firing at Lahore last night. In their separate condolence messages to Muhammad Afzal Khokhar and other members of the bereaved family the Speaker and Deputy Speaker expressed their heartfelt grief and sorrow over the sad demise. They prayed Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear the loss with equanimity. For more information, contact:

Unknown gunmen kill son of Hurriyet leader in IOK

Srinagar, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, unknown gunmen have killed a son of Hurriyet leader, Muhammad Maqbool Sofi, in Sopore. Unidentified gunmen shot dead 25-year-old Arif Ahmed Sofi at Herwan Unisoo in outskirts of Sopore on Wednesday evening. Hurriyat leader, Bashir Ahmed Tota, in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the killing of Arif Ahmed Sofi. He said that Arif was working in a pharmaceutical company and was helping his family to sustain but time and again he was harassed by the troops of an Indian Army camp in the area due to his father’s affiliation with the

Hundreds attend funeral of slain youth

Srinagar, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of people, today, attended the funeral of a youth, Arif Ahmad Sofi, in Sopore area of Baramulla district, today, amid pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans. Arif Ahmed Sofi, the son of Hurriyet leader Muhammad Maqbool Sofi, was shot dead by unknown gunmen at Herwan in Sopore, last evening. The mourners, including women and children, raised high-pitched pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans as the body of the youth was marched through his native Younsu area of the district. For more information, contact: Kashmir Media Service Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549 Fax: +92-51-4861736 Email: Website:

Zafar, Mir express solidarity with victims of state terrorism

Srinagar, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders, Zafar Akbar Butt and Javaid Ahmed Mir during their mass contact programme expressed solidarity with the victims of Indian state terrorism. Zafar Akbar Butt and Javaid Ahmed Mir visited Pampore, Gulshanager and other areas of the territory and met with pellet victims and families of martyrs and detainees. Meanwhile, Indian police raided the residence of Zafar Akbar Butt in Srinagar and harassed the inmates. For more information, contact: Kashmir Media Service Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549 Fax: +92-51-4861736 Email: Website:

Pakistan Navy Flotilla visits Muscat; Holds Professional interactions, share experiences with Royal Navy of Oman

Islamabad, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Navy Flotilla comprising Submarine HURMAT along with sail ship PNS RAHNAWARD and support ship PNS RASADGAR visited Muscat for good will cum training visit. Commander Submarines, Commodore Altaf Hussain commanded the flotilla as Mission Commander. On arrival at port Sultan Qaboos, the ships were given a warm welcome by Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). During the visit, Mission Commander and Commanding Officers of PN ships and submarine held important meetings with various RNO officials. A large number of RNO personnel, Pakistani expatriates in Oman, military/ naval attaches and officers from Sultan Armed Forces visited PN