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Deputy Chairman Senate Senator Saleem Mandviwala felicitates Chinese President

March 17, 2018 |

Islamabad, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Deputy Chairman Senate Senator Saleem Mandviwala has felicitated Chinese President Xi Jinping on becoming President of People’s Republic of China for life. In a statement, Deputy Chairman Senate has said that “Under the President XI …

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Water Minister to unveil first ever National Water Policy

March 17, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Ministry of Water Resources is poised to unveil 1st National Water Policy in the 70-year history of Pakistan, the spokesman of the ministry revealed here. The Federal Minister for Water Resources, Syed Jawed Ali …

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Excise Police raid, 20 KG opium recovered, 2 arrested

March 17, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Excise Police Mirpurkhas, during a raid near Umerkot, recovered 20 kilogram opium and arrested two accused Abdul Waheed Magsi and Sikandar Chandio while impounded a Corolla Car bearing no ATL 867 that was being used …

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Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi calls on Western Fleet Commander at Jeddah, KSA

March 17, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, is on an official visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). During the visit, the Naval Chief called on Western Fleet Commander of Royal Saudi Naval …

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PIA Spokesperson strongly denies rumours in section of media regarding resignation of Irfan Elahi as Chairman PIA

March 17, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): PIA Spokesperson has strongly denied the rumours in section of media regarding the resignation of Mr. Irfan Elahi as Chairman PIA. He said Mr. Irfan Elahi continues to be the Chairman and has never said …

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Industry- Academia linkages are indispensible to commercialize Research: Waheed Ahmad Vice President FPCCI

Karachi, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mr. Waheed Ahmad Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) welcomed the delegation of Jinnah University for Women comprising faculty members, ORIC and students. He said that in today’s world academia- …

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Next Councillors Convention in Manchester on 23 June 2018

Islamabad, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): The High Commission for Pakistan in London will organise the 4thCouncillors Convention in Manchester on 23 June 2018, says a press release received here today from London, H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to …

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FBR urged to withdraw discretionary power of IR Officials for Multiple audits and their posting at business premises: FPCCI

Karachi, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in its proposals being prepared by the Budget Advisory Council under the Chairmanship of Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, Sr. Vice President, FPCCI has urged the …

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LCCI for shift in strategy to attract Foreign Direct Investment

Lahore, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Saturday expressed deep concern over shrinking Foreign Direct Investment in Pakistan by major economies during the last one decade and emphasized for shift in strategy. In a statement, …

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Formulating an effective system to run valuable sports facilities top priority: Punjab Sports Minister Jahangir Khanzada

March 17, 2018 | Official News, Sports

Lahore, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Punjab Sports Minister Jahangir Khanzada presided over an important meeting at National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. The meeting was convened to discuss the formation of well-organized and sustainable financial and administrative model to run the …

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Chief of Army Staff visits Frontier Force Regimental Centre Abbottabad

Rawalpindi, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Frontier Force Regimental Centre Abbottabad. Installed Lieutenant General Ghayur Mahmood as new Colonel Commandant of the Frontier Force Regiment. COAS and General Raheel Sharif Retd …

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Stable Pakistan integral to China’s growth: Yao Jing

March 17, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, March 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that China has given China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Pakistan as a gift of friendship, which has proved to be a game changer for Pakistan. He said …

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