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One Window Demanded for Wheat Exports Procedure and Payment of Subsidy

January 28, 2018 | Official News, United Nations

Karachi, January 28, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) welcomed the decision of the government to allow export of wheat and urged the government to allow one window operation rather than involving the provincial governments and making …

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Pakistan to raise issue with UNHCR for early repatriation of Afghan refugees

January 4, 2018 | Official News, United Nations

Islamabad, January 04, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Federal Cabinet has termed the recent statements by the US leadership about Pakistan as detrimental to bilateral relationship between the two countries. The Cabinet, which met in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in …

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Unisame felicitates Miftah Ismail and Rana Afzal on their challenging appointments

December 26, 2017 | Official News, United Nations

Karachi, December 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) expressed happiness and felicitated Miftah Ismail on being appointed as adviser finance, revenue and economic affairs and Rana Afzal as minister of state finance and wished both best …

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National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited connects 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Fired Power Plant with National Grid

January 27, 2017 | United Nations

Lahore, January 27, 2017 (PPI-OT):National Transmission and Despatch Company Ltd (NTDC) has connected 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Fired Power Plant with national grid through a 500 kV transmission line under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) ……

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USAID helps boost nutrition, relief and livelihood activities in Pakistan

January 27, 2017 | United Nations

Islamabad, January 27, 2017 (PPI-OT):Nutrition programmes throughout Pakistan as well as relief and livelihood activities in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), run by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), have received a welcome ……

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees hands over four community projects to Sindh government

January 27, 2017 | United Nations

Karachi, January 27, 2017 (PPI-OT):As part of efforts to bridge gaps between Pakistani and Afghan refugee communities across the country, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) formally handed over four projects to the government in Sindh ……

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WHO Statement recognizing UAE PAP contribution to Polio Eradication efforts in Pakistan

January 26, 2017 | United Nations

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):Humanity is on the verge of one the greatest public health achievements in history – eradicating polio. In 2016, fewer children were paralysed by polio than in any other year globally, ……

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Denmark supports UNODC’s capacity building program for Pakistan’s border management agencies, police and prosecution services

January 26, 2017 | United Nations

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Government of Denmark has today signed a DKK 4 million partnership agreement with UNODC Pakistan. The agreement was signed by the Ambassador of Denmark, H.E. Mr. Ole Thonke and Mr. ……

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UNICEF and Department of Planning and Development, Punjab organise joint workshop for media on the situation of Stunting in Punjab

January 26, 2017 | United Nations

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):A media workshop on stunting was organized jointly by UNICEF and the Planning and Development Department of the Government of Punjab in Lahore today. The aim of the event was to ……

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Provincial Labour Legislation reviewed and actions discussed

January 26, 2017 | United Nations

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):Pakistan’s tripartite stakeholders including Government, Employers and Workers jointly reviewed progress on Provincial labour legislation after the 18th Constitutional Amendment. Moreover, constituents discussed actions at Federal and provincial level to complete ……

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UNICEF and UNHCR signs partnership to empower young refugees through SMS technology

January 23, 2017 | United Nations

Islamabad, January 23, 2017 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to utilise mobile technology for the empowerment of the young refugee ……

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UNIDO announces awards for Cleantech Innovators in Pakistan

January 17, 2017 | United Nations

Islamabad, January 17, 2017 (PPI-OT):Mr. Zahid Hamid, Federal Minister for Climate Change, presided the UNIDO Cleantech awards distribution ceremony that was held in Islamabad, today. The Minister handed over prizes to five winners in a graceful ceremony. The awards were …

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