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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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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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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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Kashmir dispute cannot be resolved by use of force: Foreign Minister

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reiterated that Kashmir dispute cannot be solved by the use of force. In a statement in Islamabad on Friday, he said strategy of India, which has been using force against the Kashmiri people for the past seven decades, has totally failed. The Foreign Minister […]

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Prime Minister directs to accelerate development of mineral sector in Balochistan

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Asim Saleem Bajwa has said that after the decision of stay order by World Bank tribunal in Reko Diq case, the Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed to accelerate development of mineral sector in Balochistan. In a tweet, he said stay […]

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World Bank tribunal issues stay in Reko Diq case

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes has granted stay on the enforcement of penalty imposed on Pakistan in the Reko Diq mining lease dispute. In a statement in Islamabad, the office of Attorney General for Pakistan described the development as a success for the country and […]

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National Assembly Speaker urges Pakistani diplomats to expose Indian atrocities in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has urged Pakistani diplomats across the world to expose Indian atrocities in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He was talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador-Designate to Austria, Aftab Ahmad Khokhar who called on him in Islamabad on Friday. The Speaker stressed the need for building trade […]

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Pakistan is keenly interested in re-building international standard gas infrastructure in Afghanistan

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Mr Nadeem Babar led discussion with Turkmenistan delegation headed by Mr. Muhammetmyrat Amanov, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TPCL (TAPI Pipeline Company Limited) on TAPI at Ministry of Energy, Petroleum Division. H.E Atadjan Movlamov, to Pakistan Ambassador […]

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