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Awareness on child abuse is vital for safety of our children: Dr. Shireen M. Mazari

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Dr. Shireen M. Mazari, Minister for Human Rights in awareness raising campaign on child abuse and as a sequel visited CDA Model School, Islamabad. During the school visit she had an interactive lecture with students, …

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People, partnerships, private sector key to development, prosperity: Dr Hafeez Shaikh

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has described development of human skills, working in partnerships and allowing the private sector to work at its full potential as the …

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Pakistan elected as President of UNESCO’S Education Commission

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Paris 14th November 2019. Mr. Shafqat Mahmood, Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training was unanimously elected as President of UNESCO’s prestigious Education Commission at UNESCO Headquarter, in Paris, today. While commenting upon his election, …

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Ali Amin Khan Gandapur, Minister for Kashmir Affairs and MNA Muhammad Yaqoob Shaikh call on Prime Minister Imran Khan

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mr Ali Amin Khan Gandapur, Minister for Kashmir Affairs and MNA Mr Muhammad Yaqoob Shaikh called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM Office. SAPM Mr Nadeem Afzal Gondal was also present during the meeting. …

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Prime Minister meets with DS Jaspal, a writer and researcher hailing from India

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Prime Minister met today with Mr. DS Jaspal, a writer and researcher hailing from India. A former civil servant, Mr. Jaspal has authored a book “Tryst with Trees”, documenting historical Gurdawaras named after trees. …

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12th meeting of the Standing Committee on Interior held

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): 12th meeting of the Standing Committee on Interior was held today under the Chairmanship of Raja Khurram Shahzad Nawaz, MNA in Committee Room of National Data Base Registration Authority (NADRA) Headquarters, G-5, Islamabad. The meeting …

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Disbursement of loans under Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme of Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme to kick start in December

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs; along with Mr. Asad Umer, Chairman National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance, chaired a high-level meeting with the representatives from State Bank …

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Peace in Afghanistan is vital for regional prosperity: Pakistan endeavouring to promote energy projects at regional level: Makhdum Khusro

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that peace in Afghanistan is vital for regional prosperity adding that many development opportunities have been missed due to ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. …

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Ministry of IT starts work on program ‘Baytee’ to empower women through ICT

Islamabad, November 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has started work on the program titled “Baytee” which is aimed at empowering women through Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). In this regard, a meeting was held under Federal …

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Federal Minister for IT visits U Microfinance Bank Limited Headquarters

Islamabad, November 13, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui visited the U Microfinance Bank Ltd. Headquarters in Islamabad on Wednesday. CEO U Bank welcomed the Federal Minister for IT at U Bank headquarters. …

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8th meeting of Russia-Pakistan Joint Working Group on counter-terrorism held

Islamabad, November 13, 2019 (PPI-OT): The 8th Meeting of the Russia-Pakistan Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism was held in Moscow on 12 November 2019. Mr. Ahmad Farooq, Director General (Counter Terrorism), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the Pakistan delegation, while …

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Pakistan seek UNESCO’s role for restoration of fundamental Human Rights of Kashmiris

Islamabad, November 13, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mr. Shafqat Mahmood Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training has called upon UNESCO to use its moral authority to persuade Indian Government to lift restrictions and restore the fundamental rights of the people of …

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