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President of Turkmenistan made telephone call to President

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): President of Turkmenistan, Mr. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a telephone call to President Dr. Arif Alvi and exchanged views on Pakistan-Turkmenistan bilateral relations, implementation of TAPI Gas Pipeline project, and TAP Power Transmission lines, here today. They expressed satisfaction over the existing relationship and emphasized the need to further strengthen and […]

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Preliminary meeting of cabinet committee on enforced disappearances convened at Law Ministry

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The preliminary meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Enforced Disappearances was convened at Ministry of Law and Justice today to look into the growing incidents of disappearances in the country. Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Barrister Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem chaired the meeting. The Law Minister urged all the […]

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Omar Ayub Khan and Nadeem Babar welcomed Chief Minister Balochistan at Petroleum House

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Energy Mr. Omar Ayub Khan and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Mr. Nadeem Babar welcomed Mr. Jam Kamal Khan, Chief Minister Balochistan at Petroleum House in this morning. Higher Officials from Government of Balochistan and Petroleum Division also attended the meeting. Both sides deliberated upon […]

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Federal Government in context of wheat import, whether through private or public sector or through GTG, is clear

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): ECC on 10-06-2020 approved import of 1.0 million tons of wheat through the private sector by waiving off all Duties and Taxes. Cabinet while ratifying the above decision on 16-06-202 directed ECC to decide open-ended import of wheat or otherwise. The ECC on 15-07-2020 re-affirmed earlier decision of import for […]

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China will assist in developing date processing plants and onion cold storages in Southern Balochistan

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam on Friday had a farewell meeting with outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Yao Jing and appreciated his contributions for fostering bilateral ties between the two countries. It was also decided that China will assist in developing date processing plants […]

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IT Ministry fully supporting Startups

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): On the direction of Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque, special efforts are being made by the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication to fully support, facilitate and encourage Startups. Under its SEED Fund, Ignite provides grants for development of innovative technologies and products. Ignite is fully facilitating […]

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Senior Indian diplomat summoned to register Pakistan’s strong protest over ceasefire violations by India

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): A senior Indian diplomat was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today to register Pakistan’s strong protest over ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on 17th September 2020, resulting in serious injuries to three innocent civilians. Due to indiscriminate and unprovoked firing […]

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Killing of innocent Kashmiris by troops denounced

September 18, 2020 |

Srinagar, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum and other pro-freedom leaders have strongly denounced the custodial murder of a youth in Sopore and brutal killing of a woman and three other youth in Srinagar by Indian police and troops. A youth, Irfan Ahmed was murdered […]

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Shopian fake encounter: Indian Army admits 3 slain men were Rajouri residents

September 18, 2020 |

Srinagar, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army has admitted that three youth killed by its troops during a cordon and search operation in Shopian were civilians who hailed from Rajouri district of Jammu. The Indian Army in a statement issued, today, said, a high-level Court of Inquiry set […]

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NA Speaker urges Pakistani diplomats to expose Indian atrocities in IIOJK

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 Ahmed Khokhar, who called on him in Islamabad, today. The Speaker stressed the need for building trade relations […]

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Anti-India sit-in protest, rally in Muzaffarabad

September 18, 2020 |

Muzaffarabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Jammu and Kashmir organised an anti-India sit-in protest in Muzaffarabad, today. The protest was held at Burhan Wani Shaheed Chowk in Muzaffarabad against the stepped up Indian state terrorism in IIOJK including custodial killing of a youth, Irfan Ahmed, in Sopore and […]

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Government ensuring strict monitoring of SOPs in educational institutions: Shafqat Mehmood

September 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mehmood says government is taking all possible measures to ensure strict monitoring system in all educational institutions regarding protection of children from coronavirus. Talking to a private news channel, he said strict implementation of the SOPs have been ensured and monitoring teams […]

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