2018 April 22 : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for April 22nd, 2018

Sindh Chief Minister directs water board to provide 1mgd water to District West, other districts

April 22, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Karachi water board to provide water to the water-affected areas of the city, particularly District West where at least one million gallon additional water is required. …

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Government to present fifth budget on Friday

April 22, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan says the government will present its fifth budget on Friday. Addressing a reception hosted by Markazi Ulema Council in Faisalabad, he said it will not only …

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Karachi Team Wins 1 Million Rupees in 2017-18 StartUp Cup Finals

April 22, 2018 | Embassies, Official News

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Today, Retailistan, a team from Karachi, beat 17 other teams to take the top prize – 1 million rupees – in the 2017-18 StartUp Competition finals, the fourth edition of the American Embassy-funded event. The …

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President Mamnoon Hussain meets Sheikh Ali Bin Abdullah Al Thani

April 22, 2018 | Embassies, Official News

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): H. E. President Mamnoon Hussain, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, met with H. E. Sheikh Ali Bin Abdullah Al Thani, Executive Director of Qatar International Islamic Bank and Islamic Insurance Company, the meeting …

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Relaxations in budget for farming community demanded

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday demanded purposeful relaxations for the agriculture sector in the upcoming budget. Agriculture was the backbone of the economy and strengthening it should be a key priority of the …

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PPP won the hearts of workers as given them decision making rights

April 22, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Labour, Transport and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the present Government has won the hearts of Labourers/ Workers as [the Government] has given them rights through maximum participation in …

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Federal Govt spends Rs86b on different dev projects in tribal areas

April 22, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Government has initiated about three thousand projects in tribal belt out of which seventeen hundred projects have been completed. A spokesman of FATA Secretariat told Radio Pakistan Peshawar correspondent that the government has so …

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Pakistan strongly condemns suicide attacks at Voter Registration Centres in Afghanistan

April 22, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan strongly condemns suicide attacks at Voter Registration Centres in Kabul and Baghlan, Afghanistan. Pakistan strongly condemns the heinous and reprehensible suicide attacks that targeted innocent civilians at voter registration centres in Kabul and Baghlan …

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Pakistan’s standing at the UN, over the years, is reflected in the multiple times it has been elected to key UN bodies

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): “Pakistan’s standing at the UN, over the years, is reflected in the multiple times it has been elected to key UN bodies”. This was stated by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi while addressing …

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Visit of the Foreign Minister to Beijing to attend the Council of Foreign Ministers of SCO

April 22, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif is visiting Beijing to attend the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) from 23-24 April, 2018. The Council of Foreign Ministers will discuss …

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Fresh arrests of innocent youth condemned

April 22, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed serious concern over the fresh spree of crackdowns and nocturnal raids by the Indian troops against the innocent Kashmiri youth.…

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HR body seeks report on Shopian girl’s killing

April 22, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, April 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of Shopian and the Deputy Commissioner of Shopian to file a detailed compliance report within two weeks to …

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