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Punjab Youth Festival: Lahore District winners at Divisional Level

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Government Institutions

Lahore, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): On the final day of the Divisional Level of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012, Lahore District were the clear winner in all the general, educational and technical categories on Saturday. In all 44 events were contested in nine divisions of the province and were participated by 1416 players and 418 […]

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Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi says that energy shortage is common in under developed world

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Chairman Intellectual Property Organization Mr. Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi MNA has said that the phenomenon of energy shortage is fairly common in most of under developed world. However, many of these countries are managing the situation pretty well by way of a solid strategy, planning and utilisation of techniques […]

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Growth is picking up in Pakistan and is expected to be around four per cent this year: Hafeez Shaikh

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): “Growth is picking up in Pakistan and it is expected to be around four percent this year”, this was stated by Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Finance Minister of Pakistan while talking with Justine Greening, UK Secretary of State here today. Says the press release received here today from Tokyo. The […]

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President to launch three day Polio campaign on October 15

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): As the next round of national immunization for Polio begins on Monday, President Asif Ali Zardari will launch the three day campaign here on Monday. Cabinet Ministers, all Governors, Chief Secretaries, Secretaries of Health, Parliamentarians and Representatives of international partner organizations will also participate in the event. The President will […]

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Agha Saeed Adam calls on President

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): Mr. Agha Saeed Adam conveyed his best wishes for the country, the leadership and the people of Pakistan. He also prayed for eternal peace for Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and said that she was a great leader of the region who was held in high esteem by the Ummah for […]

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Kaira and Gondal calls on Prime Minister

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mr Qamar Zaman Kaira and Federal Minister for Capital Administration and Development Mr Nazar Muhammad Gondal called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf at the Prime Minister’s House today and discussed with him the overall political situation in the country. For more information, contact: […]

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President approves conferment of Pride of Performance award upon Ustad Naseer-ud-Din Saami

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari today has approved conferment of Pride of Performance award upon Ustad Naseer-ud-Din Saami on the advice of Prime Minister. The Award would be presented to Ustad Naseer-ud-Din in the forthcoming Investiture Ceremony on 23rd March 2013. The Summary in this regard said that Ustad Naseer-ud-Din Saami, […]

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President enquires about health of Shazia and Kainat, directs authorities for provision of free medical care to them

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Press Information Department

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the concerned government authorities to also provide free medical care to the other two students injured in the attack on Malala Yousufzai. Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the President today enquired about the health of Shazia and Kainat the school fellows of Malala […]

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Inter Region/Departments U-19 three-day tournament

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Government Institutions

Lahore, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): INTER REGION/DEPARTMENTS U-19 THREE DAY TOURNAMENT 2012-2013 Round Two October 13, 2012 Day One of Three POOL A AT LANDI GYMKHANA GROUND, KARACHI Karachi Region (W) U-19 – 295-9 in 80.1 overs: (Noor Wali 108, 15x4s, 1×6, 133 balls, Saud Shakeel 62, 4x4s, 104 balls, Shahzaib Khan 32, 2x4s, 72 […]

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National Voters Day preparation given finishing touches in a meeting held in Election Commission of Pakistan

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): National Voters Day preparations were given finishing touches in a meeting held today in the Election Commission of Pakistan. The meeting was chaired by Acting Secretary, Mr. Muhammad Afzal khan and was attended by senior officers, representatives of UNDP (United Nations Development Program), IFES (International Foundation for Electoral System), NADRA […]

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Sindh Governor finalises arrangements for Pak-World XI series

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Government Institutions

Karachi, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan Friday presided over a high level meeting in which arrangements for the upcoming two-match Twenty20 series between World XI and Pakistan Star XI were discussed and finalised. The meeting was attended by IG Sindh Police Fayyaz Laghari, Col Shafiq of Pakistan Rangers, Commissioner […]

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Rana Farooq for promotion of organic farming in Pakistan

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, October 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): United Nations Industrial Development Organisation’s (UNIDO) country representative in Pakistan, Shadia Yousaf Bakhait today called upon the Federal Climate Change Minister Rana Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan at his office. She briefed the Minister on a range of matters pertaining to different projects being implemented in Pakistan by UNIDO in collaboration […]

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