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Minister addresses Pakistan-USA Bilateral Business Opportunities Conference in Dubai

Islamabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Following is the text of the speech delivered by Federal Minister For Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif at Pakistan-USA Bilateral Business Opportunities Conference being held in Dubai: Ambassador Olson, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen Assalam Alaikum and Good Morning! On behalf of Government of Pakistan, I welcome you […]

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Attorney General calls on Prime Minister

Islamabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Attorney General of Pakistan, Mr. Munir A. Malik, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s Office this morning. During the meeting, legal and constitutional issues came under discussion. For more information, contact: Haji Ahmed Malik Principal Information Officer Press Information Department (PID) Tel: +9251 925 2323 […]

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Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Laghari calls on Prime Minister

Islamabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Laghari, MNA called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at Prime Minister’s Office this morning. While talking to Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Laghari, the Prime Minister reiterated his government’s firm commitment to initiate measures for taking the country out of the prevailing challenges. The Prime Minister […]

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Chairman Senate calls on Prime Minister

Islamabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Chairman Senate, Syed Nayyar Hussein Bhukhari, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s Office this morning. During his first meeting with the Prime Minister after his assumption of office as the Chief Executive of the country, the Chairman Senate congratulated him and assured his full cooperation […]

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National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited starts internship programme for Public and private engineering students

June 25, 2013 | Misc.

Lahore, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDCL) has started one month Internship Training Programme for more than 118 students of 24 Public and Private Universities of the country, who joined with a view to enhance their technical and managerial skills. To welcome internees, an orientation ceremony was held here at […]

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United Nations Public Service Day: 47 public organizations from 28 countries will be awarded with prestigious recognition of excellence in public service on 27 June

June 25, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): The United Nations Public Service Forum, Public Service Day and Public Service Awards Ceremony will honour Pakistan for its project promoting a better future for all. The global Forum and Awards Ceremony is taking place from 24 to 27 June 2013 in Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain. The United Nations […]

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AKD Quotidian about — Banks: Spreads surprise in May’13

June 25, 2013 | Brokerage

Karachi, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Weighted average banking sector spreads have depicted a surprising rebound of 15bps MoM to 6.34% in May’13, the highest since Dec92. According to AKD Securities in this regard, deposit rates have come off by 8bps MoM to 5.15% while lending yields have gone up by 7bps MoM to 11.49%. That […]

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Morning Call about – Foreign flows to KSE100 solid, 7% YTD’13 share in Asia Pac region! – Arif Habib Limited

June 25, 2013 | Brokerage

Karachi, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Market melts on rare of a kind political development in country’s history With the fresh flow of political developments that took place yesterday, KSE100 took a nosedive of 699pts intraday with a blink of an eye (greatest intraday decline ever as available information). According to Arif Habib Limited KSE100 fell […]

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Etihad Airways sponsors Art Competition for Children with Hearing disabilities

June 25, 2013 | General Business News

Karachi, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, sponsored an art contest at the Deaf Reach School and Training Centre in Karachi as a part of the airline’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program in Pakistan. The competition encouraged students to be imaginative and create paintings related to flying […]

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Leadership of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Chamber of Commerce and Industry urges for granting Most Favourite Nation Status to India

June 25, 2013 | General Business News, Misc.

Islamabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): The leadership of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( SAARC CCI) from India and Pakistan Chapters have urged upon the newly elected Government in Pakistan to announce MFN status as a priority matter while regarding it as one of the strongest Confidence Building measures between two big economies of […]

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Intel Corporation introduces 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor family

June 25, 2013 | General Business News

Islamabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): Intel Corporation today introduced the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor family, reinventing personal computing as people know it today. 4th gen Intel Core delivers optimized experiences personalized for end-users’ specific needs, packing extraordinary battery life capability, breakthrough graphics and new usages in devices such as 2-in-1s, tablets, robust enthusiast and […]

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Text of Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s Finance Minister’s Budget 2013-14 Speech -14

June 25, 2013 | General Business News, Misc.

Muzaffarabad, June 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): A total Rs 55685.0 million revenue-oriented tax-free budget of Azad Jammu and Kashmir for financial year 2013-14, has been announced on Thursday. The budget involves recurring expenditures totaled to around Rs 45,185 million and deficit of Rs 7,400 million, increasing the salaries and pensions of the government employees to 15 […]

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