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Pakistan condemns Indian action of declaring Pakistan High Commission staff member as Persona Non Grata

Islamabad, May 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan condemns the Government of India’s decision to declare two officials of the High Commission for Pakistan in New Delhi persona non grata requiring them to leave India within 24 hours. The Indian action has …

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Petroleum Prices

Islamabad, May 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): In order to provide further relief to the consumers, the following petroleum prices have been approved by the Government, says a press release received from Finance Division. Product Existing Price per litre (Rs) New Price …

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NCOC to seek market associations’ help for implementing SOPs

Islamabad, May 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Sunday sought to engage market associations for the implementation of COVID -19 guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in letter and spirit. Chairing a meeting at National Command …

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Pakistan, World Bank to sign US$ 188 million disaster resilience and ecosystem restoration pact, climate change ministry official

Islamabad, May 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): The World Bank has agreed to join hands with Pakistan to support the latter’s disaster resilience and ecosystem restoration initiatives through more reliable and timely weather forecasting, improved disaster risk management services as well as …

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Syed Fakhar Imam condoled the death of UDC Tariq Mehmood at Ministry of National Food Security and Research

Islamabad, May 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam has condoled the death of his ministry’s Upper Division Clerk (UDC), Tariq Mehmood on Saturday. Tariq Mehmood lost his life to deadly coronavirus. Syed …

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Foreign Minister apprises UN Security Council President and UN Secretary General of current situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

Islamabad, May 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister apprises the UN Security Council President and UN Secretary General of the current situation in IOJ and K, as part of Pakistan’s consistent political and diplomatic efforts, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi …

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Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet decides principles to distribute funds received through 200 billion Islamic Sukuk

Islamabad, May 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired the meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet here at the Cabinet Division. ECC discussed in detail and approved the …

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National Command and Operation Centre sought provinces’ feedback on negative list aiming to finalise recommendations of opening some more sectors of the economy

Islamabad, May 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday sought provinces’ feedback on negative list aiming to finalise the recommendations of opening some more sectors of the economy halted due to COVID-19 outbreak. A meeting chaired …

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President urges media to play its role in promoting nation building, societal norms and values

Islamabad, May 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that media needs to play its role in promoting nation building and societal norms and values. He stated this during a meeting with Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, …

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European are choosing Pakistan as preferred destination for mountaineering and extreme sports

Islamabad, May 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): The French and European alpinists, trekkers, skiers, and adventure sports enthusiasts are choosing Pakistan as their preferred destination, says a Press Release, received from Paris (France), here today. This was stated by Ambassador of Pakistan …

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Information group pays tributes to Shaheed Zubidullah

Islamabad, May 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Information Group Officers Association (IGOA) in a meeting held here today passed a resolution expressing solidarity with the family of Shaheed Zubaidullah Khan who was martyred in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan where …

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Asad Umar for devising a mechanism of providing latest information about the availability of beds and ventilators in country’s hospitals to facilitate COVID-19 patients

Islamabad, May 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Thursday stressed devising a mechanism of providing latest information about the availability of beds and ventilators in country’s hospitals to facilitate COVID-19 patients. Chairing a …

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