2018 February 16 : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for February 16th, 2018

Amnesty International urges Prime Minister Trudeau to call on Prime Minister Modi to immediately ban the use of pellet-firing shotguns in Kashmir

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): “Amnesty International urges Prime Minister Trudeau to call on Prime Minister Modi to immediately ban the use of pellet-firing shotguns as a means of policing protests, and work with the state government of Jammu and…

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National Assembly Secretariat issues Notifications of Promotions of Mr. Muhammad Mushtaq, Mr. Afzaal Ahmed Azad and Muhammad Iftikhar

February 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The National Assembly Secretariat has issued the notifications for the promotions of Mr. Muhammad Mushtaq, Joint Secretary (Legislation) in BPS-20 to Additional Secretary BPS-21, Mr. Afzaal Ahmed Azad, Joint Secretary (Committee) in BPS- 20 to…

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DRAP and Punjab Health Care Department agreed on effective coordination mechanism

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): DRAP and Punjab provincial healthcare department have decided to constitute a joint task force for implementation of joint strategy to provide safe effective medications and to ensure availability of lifesaving drugs. This objective was achieved…

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Ahsan Iqbal speaks Pakistani-Norwegians in Norway

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Interior, Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal, on a one-day official visit to Norway, interacted with a large number of Pakistani-Norwegians at an event organized by the Embassy. Highlighting that Pakistan was…

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State Minister for Industries and Production inaugurates Pakistan Lifestyle and Furniture Expo

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mr. Arshad Laghari, State Minister for Industries and Production inaugurated the Pakistan Lifestyle and furniture Expo, organized by Furniture Pakistan. Three days mega exhibition started on Feb 16th 2018. Arshad Laghari, State Minister for Industries…

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Pakistan will make place in the top ranking of Soccer Futsal: Mian Riaz

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada has said that Pakistan will make place in the top ranking of Soccer Futsal as Pakistani youth are taking keen interest in this sports. The Federal…

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Pakistani Community in France urged to work with Embassy to improve Bilateral Trade and Investment

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque met with a cross-section of Pakistani community and representatives of Pakistani media in Paris and thanked them for their continued support to the Embassy in its…

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Tariq Fazal directs to block drainage points along Korang River

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD), Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry directed the administration to conduct survey of the Korang River and Rawal Lake to know the points, if any, where contaminated…

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Srinagar Central Jail turned into torture camp

February 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) have said that after the escape of a prisoner, the authorities have turned the Srinagar central jail into a torture camp. A…

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Prime Minister chairs meeting of Cabinet Committee on Privatization

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today chaired a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Privatization (CCoP) at Prime Minister’s Office. The meeting discussed issues related Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Ltd. and Pakistan Steel Mills. Minister for…

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Indian troops martyr two youth in Poonch

February 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two Kashmiri youth in Poonch district. The troops killed the youth during a violent military operation in Balakote area of the district….

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Farooq Rehmani condemns Imtiaz Shah’s continued detention

February 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has strongly condemned the arrest of party’s Chief Organiser, Imtiaz Ahmed Shah, and Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement leader, Molvi Bashir Ahmed,…

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