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Iran ready for barter trade with Pakistan, Iranian Council General calls for strengthening Pak-Iran trade ties

September 18, 2020 |

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Iranian Consul General Reza Nazeri on Friday stressed the need for strengthening trade ties between two neighbouring countries, saying Iran is ready for barter trade and it will export petrochemical, steel and LPG to Pakistan while importing rice, meat and other agriculture products from Pakistan. While addressing the second meeting […]

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FPCCI urges effective foreign policy

September 18, 2020 |

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): “Pakistan has high geographical as well as geo-political significance in the region which should be utilized diplomatically to ensure our social and economic development in the region, stated by Sheikh Sultan Rehman, Vice President FPCCI during and interactive webinar on “Geo-Political Challenges Faced by Pakistan” organized by FPCCI Head Office […]

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KCCI supports modification of K-Electric’s license to end its monopoly

September 18, 2020 |

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan has expressed concerns over K-Electric’s lobbying in the press against the proposed APM by NEPRA in the License No.09/DL/2003 dated July 21, 2003 and putting forth flimsy and untenable arguments against modification of KE’s license to bring an end […]

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Pakistan should apply for Basmati GI tag: UNISAME

September 18, 2020 |

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has urged the adviser to the Prime Minister Imran Khan for commerce Mr Abdul Razzak Dawood to take immediate notice of the fact that India has applied to the European Union for the geographical indications (GI) tag for their basmati rice and […]

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Visit of Maldives Trade delegation to TDAP

September 18, 2020 |

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The trade delegation from Maldives visited TDAP on 18th September, 2020 and met Chief Executive and Secretary TDAP. The Chief Executive and Secretary TDAP welcomed the delegation and expressed hope that this delegation would pave way for the enhancement of trade between the two countries and would strengthen the economic […]

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COVID-19 claims four more lives across Sindh

September 18, 2020 |

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): As many as four more patients of coronavirus lost their lives, lifting the death toll to 2,459 with 237 new cases in Sindh. This was informed in a statement issued from CM House. The statement said the coronavirus claimed four more live, lifting the death toll to 2,459 in Sindh […]

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Rain-struck people’s rehabilitation to cost Rs76 billion: Sindh tells UN

September 18, 2020 |

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Sindh government has estimated an initial requirement of around Rs76 billion to rehabilitate 2.48 million rain affected people, including paying them compensation for loss of lives, houses and cattle. This emerged in a meeting held between Sindh government representatives and United Nation Pakistan delegation which met here at the […]

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Computerized balloting for selection of audit cases for tax year 2018 held

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ceremony for Parametric computer balloting as per the Audit Policy, 2019 for selection of cases for audit for Tax Year 2018 in respect of persons or classes of persons falling under all or any of the three domestic Federal Tax Statutes i.e. Income Tax Ordinance 2001, Sales Tax Act 1990, […]

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Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs in its meeting held today at Parliament House considered Point of Public Importance regarding ldquo Rent demurrage charges on goods imported during lockdown due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. The Committee was also briefed on the Blue Economy Policy and Shipping Policy. The […]

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Pakistan keep to further Deepen Trade Economic Links Parliamentary Cooperation with Germany: Mandviwalla

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT):Saleem Mandviwalla Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan emphasized the need to further strengthen the existing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Germany through enhancing parliamentary ties and cooperation in various areas of mutual interest. He said this while talking to Bernhard Schlagheck Ambassador of Germany in Pakistan here at Parliament House on […]

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Masood Khan urges creating critical awareness on atrocities taking place in IOJK

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that Pakistan is incomplete without Jammu and Kashmir and we will continue to strive for their liberation from Indian occupation. He urged using all resources within our reach to create a critical level of awareness of the atrocities taking place […]

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Pak-Turkmen Presidents exchange views on bilateral ties

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov have exchanged views on bilateral relations, implementation of Turkmenistan Afghanistan Pakistan Iran Gas Pipeline Project, and TAP Power Transmission lines. During a telephonic conversation on Friday, they emphasized need to further strengthen and diversify trade, economic and energy cooperation between […]

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