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Incoming Government urged to stay hyper inflation promptly

May 29, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) invited the attention of the incoming government of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) to the hyper inflation caused in the country due to neglect of the previous government and urged the incoming government to take notice and work in this direction to […]

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United States awards over 400 Scholarships for Teacher Education

May 29, 2013 | Misc.

Karachi, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Today, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), awarded over 200 scholarships to future educators, bringing the total number of scholarships awarded in Sindh under the USAID’s Teachers Education Program to over 400. The ceremony was presided over by Michael Dodman, Consul General, U.S. Consulate Karachi, […]

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Pakistan Football Federation and football family condole on sad demise of mother of former Pakistan National Women Football Team Manager Uzma Zaidi

May 29, 2013 | Government Institutions

Lahore, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Football Federation and football family send their sincerest condolences on the sad demise of the mother of former Pakistan National Women Football Team Manager Ms. Uzma Zaidi. According to the press release issued here by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), Mother of Ms. Uzma Zaidi was passed away due to […]

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Implementation of Preferential Trade Agreement will open trade doors for Pakistan: Indonesian Envoy

May 29, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Islamabad, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Republic of Indonesia to Pakistan, H.E.Mr.Burhan Muhammad has stated that his priorities were to enhance economic cooperation between Indonesia and Pakistan and to connect the business communities of two countries which would further strengthen mutual linkages between two brother Muslim countries. He highlighted that during his visit to […]

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Business community expresses hope that nominated Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would overcome the economic challenges by utilizing his abilities

May 29, 2013 | Misc.

Lahore, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Business community has expressed the hope that nominated Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would overcome the economic challenges by utilizing his best abilities. In a joint press statement issued here Wednesday, Chairman Ferozepur Road Industrial Association Mubasher Naseer Butt, Senior Vice Chairman Shahzeb Akram and Vice Chairman […]

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Annual General Meeting of Pakistan International Airlines held

May 29, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mr. Hussain Lawai, Senior Member PIA Board of Directors presided over the 56th Annual General Meeting of Pakistan International Airlines held at Karachi. Managing Director PIA, Muhammad Junaid Yunus and Member Board Mr. Javed Akhter were also present at the occasion. PIA shareholders appreciated present management’s role in maintaining the […]

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Drone attack in North Waziristan

May 29, 2013 | Ministries

Islamabad, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan has expressed serious concerns over the US drone attack that occurred in North Waziristan on 29 May 2013. The Government of Pakistan has consistently maintained that the drone strikes are counter-productive, entail loss of innocent civilian lives, have human rights and humanitarian implications and violate the […]

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Keel laying ceremony of Pakistan Navy Tug held at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works

May 29, 2013 | Misc.

Karachi, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The keel laying ceremony of a 32 Tons Bollard Pull Tug, being indigenously built for Pakistan Navy, was held at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works here today. Secretary Defence Lieutenant General (Retired) Asif Yasin Malik was the chief guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest said […]

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European Union-funded National Physical and Standards Laboratory in Pakistan receives accreditation and recognition on World Metrology Day

May 29, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): As a result of the EU-funded trade programme TRTA II the National Physical and Standards Laboratory (NPSL) received international recognition and accreditation by the Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) on World Metrology Day, May 16 2013. European Union Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr. Lars-Gunnar Wigemark recently paid a visit to the […]

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Taxpayers / Public to lookout for fraudulent tax refund emails sent by fake Federal Board of Revenue email addresses

May 29, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): It has been reported that some hackers are using a fake webpage of FBR created for nefarious purposes. The taxpayers receive an email about their tax refund from fake email addresses e.g. customerservice@fbr.gov.pk which appear to be originating from FBR but in fact are not. The email informs the taxpayers […]

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No proposal at hand to increase Railway fares: Spokesperson

Islamabad, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): A spokesperson of the Ministry of Railways while commenting on news reports about increase in passenger fares said that at present there is no such proposal under consideration of the Ministry. “The news item is strongly denied”, the spokesperson added. For more information, contact: Haji Ahmed Malik Principal Information Officer […]

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Prime Minister Khoso approves national policy for overseas Pakistanis

Islamabad, May 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Justice ® Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has approved first ever national policy for overseas Pakistanis aimed to protect, conserve and provide sustainable tools to improve their environment, encourage investment, facilitate foreign investment through legal channels, facilitate their welfare and provide protection to their assets. The decision was taken […]

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