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China ready to extend more finance for clean Karachi: Chinese Counsel General

February 21, 2019 |

Karachi, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chinese Counsel General in Karachi, Wang Yu said that the Government of China is keen to see Karachi a clean city and is ready to provide finance, if needed, for this purpose. Chinese envoy was …

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Murid Kazim Ex-Minister Revenue Khyber Pakhtunkhwa convicted in Misuse of Authority case

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Accountability Court Convicted Murid Kazim Ex-Minister Revenue involved in misuse of authority in illegal transfer of valuable 1976 Kanals state land. As per details, accused person Murid Kazim in his tenure as Minister Revenue KP, …

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Pakistan’s Liquid Foreign Reserves Position

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$14,794.6 million on 15 February 2019. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank …

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PIA starts Flights to Al-Ain and Sharjah , Peshawar

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Peshawar, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Chief Operating Officer and Airport Manager Bacha Khan Int’l Airport, Peshawar Mr. Obaid Ur Rehman Abbasi Chief Guest seen off passengers on the inaugural flight from Peshawar to Sharjah, UAE. He informed that night …

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Seminar on Taxation of Foreign Income and Jurisdiction of AEOI

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Things had changed drastically since Pakistan became signatory of OECD in Sept 2016. Taxation of Residents and even so that of Non Residents has gained great significance. Therefore Income Tax Ord. 2001 was accordingly amended …

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PSQCA being restructured as per modern requirements

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) needs to formulate long-term viable policies and allocate significant fund for the Mobile testing laboratories in all provincial headquarters and also uplifting consumers related policies with the …

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Visit of the British Secretary of State for International Development

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Lahore, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): On 21st February, 2018, British Secretary of State for International Development visited the Punjab Forensic Science Agency, Lahore. Additional Director General, PFSA briefed the Secretary about the laboratories of the agency and standards and quality …

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Delegation from Municipal Government for Tianjin City

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Lahore, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): A Chinese delegation from Municipal Government for Tianjin city led by Mr. Chen Wei Ming, Vice President of Foreign office of Tianjin Municipal People’s Government visited PBIT to discuss the possibility of signing an agreement …

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An important meeting held under the chair of IGP Punjab at Central Police Office Lahore

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Lahore, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Modern courses and curriculum training indeed enhance the capacity of Punjab police. This is the only way to make police public friendly in its true sense and this is the only reason we are focused …

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Mayor Karachi stress need of preparation for dealing with natural disasters

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said Pakistan remains one of the global hotspots in terms of risk of geological, hydro-meteorological and climate disasters. The country has suffered approximately $18 billion in damages and losses from natural …

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SECP holds awareness sessions on AML/CFT obligations

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): The SECP has conducted a series of five awareness sessions in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. The outreach sessions were held to share the findings of the National Terrorism Financing Risk Assessment with the financial institutions …

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USAID Delegation visit NAB HQ

February 21, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): In line with the vision and directions of Honorable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB to have interaction and liaison with reputed national and international organizations for exchange of views on the basis of lessons …

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