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Secretary Human Rights chairs session to finalize UNCRPD action plan

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): A consultative session under the Chair of Secretary for Human Rights Rabiya Javeri Agha was held to review and finalize Action Plan in pursuance to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities, …

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National price monitoring committee meets

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): The meeting of National Price Monitoring Committee was held on Wednesday at the Finance Division. Special Secretary Finance chaired the meeting. The chairman informed the forum that there is lot of flux that characterizes the …

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Dams are the need of the hour: Pervaiz Khattak

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Defence Mr. Pervaiz Khattak has said that Dams are the need of the hour and Pakistan needs to address the issue of water scarcity. He was talking to a group of students …

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Turk Deputy Defence Minister and envoy call on Federal Minister for Defence Production

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): H.E Mr.Mohsin Dere, Deputy Defence Minister of Turkey alongwith Mr. Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Ambassador of Turkey called on the Federal Minister for Defence Production, Ms. Zobaida Jalal at her office in Ministry of Defence Production, …

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Father Robert McCulloch calls on Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Father Robert McCulloch, Procurator General of the Mission Society of St. Columban, Vatican City called on Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem, Federal Law Minister, Ministry of Law and Justice at Islamabad. The Vatican representative has extended …

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NAB is Independent, Federal Minister for Law and Justice Barrister Dr. Farogh Naseem Tells the National Assembly

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Barrister Dr. Farogh Naseem, addressing the National Assembly session, expressed his views regarding the statement of Leader of the Opposition, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, to form a House Committee to …

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Provinces will be kept on Board, for Effective Implementation of National Climate Policy: Malik Amin Aslam Khan

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Advisor to PM on climate change Malik Amin Aslam Khan has said that we will keep all the provinces on board to ensure effective implementation of national climate change policy. He stated this while chairing …

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Federal Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan attends Energy Forum 2018

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that no new exploration was made in the oil and gas sector during the last five years. He said unfortunately, in the past …

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Seminar on “Emerging Trade and Investment opportunities in Pakistan” held in Nagoya

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Pakistan to Japan Dr. Asad M. Khan has said that there are tremendous business opportunities for Japanese stakeholders in Pakistan and Japan was best qualified to tap the new opportunities available. The Ambassador …

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Pakistan’s top public health expert wins prestigious international award

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Director General Health Dr. Assad Hafeez was conferred the prestigious A.T. Shousha award for excellence in Public Health by the World Health Organization in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of Public …

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Qatari Embassy letter to Overseas Ministry

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): In a letter to the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and HRD, Embassy of the State of Qatar informed Mr. Zulfikar Bukhari, Special Assistant to Prime Minister, that the State of Qatar has selected Pakistan to …

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CDWP approves 05 projects worth Rs 141.93 billion

Islamabad, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Central Development Working Party (CDWP) Wednesday approved 05 projects of worth Rs 141.93 billion and referred 02 projects of worth Rs. 140.96 billion to ECNEC for further approval. The meeting was held under the chairmanship …

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