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Archive for April, 2018

Pakistan Hockey Federation condoles on Chaudhry Ashraf’s passing away

April 30, 2018 |

Lahore, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT):President Pakistan Hockey Federation, Brigadier (rtd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and Secretary General PHF, Shahbaz Ahmad have expressed their grief over the passing away of Chaudhry Ashraf, father of World Cup Winner and Olympian Kamran Ashraf, who …

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Holidays Notice

April 30, 2018 | General, Official News

London, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): The High Commission for Pakistan, London and its Sub-Missions at Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will remain closed on Monday, 07 May 2018 on the Occasion of May Day (Early May Bank Holiday). It may …

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School Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, in collaboration with UNICEF-Pakistan launches Sindh Enrollment and Retention Drive 2018

April 30, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): The School Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, in collaboration with UNICEF-Pakistan, launched on Monday the Sindh Enrollment and Retention Drive 2018. Chief Program Manager of Reform Support Unit Mr Mansoor Abbas Rizvi welcomed …

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High Commissioner interacts with Pakistani community at Pakistan Consulate Birmingham

April 30, 2018 | General, Official News

London, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT):H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK held an interactive session with the Pakistani community on Saturday, 28 April 2018, during his 2-day visit to Birmingham. The event was attended by a large …

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Labour Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of working labourers who are an indispensable pillar of our country: National Assembly Speaker

April 30, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Labour Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of working men and women who are an indispensable pillar of our country. While remembering Chicago Martyrs …

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Petroleum Prices

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): The following rates of different petroleum products have been approved for the month of May 2018: ProductNew Prices w.e.f 1-5-18 Rs. per litre Motor Spirit (MS)92 RON Petrol 87.70 Diesel (HSD) 98.76 Kerosene Oil (SKO) …

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Pakistan strongly condemns twin terrorist attacks in Kabul

April 30, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan strongly condemns the twin suicide attacks, killing and injuring scores of innocent people in Kabul, this morning. We are distressed and grieved at the loss of precious human lives. We express our deepest sympathies …

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OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir held emergency meeting in Jeddah

April 30, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT):The OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir held an emergency meeting in Jeddah on 30th April. The meeting was called in the context of recent killings of 20 innocent Kashmiri civilians at the hands of …

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Increase in Defence Budget is misconstrued by certain quarters

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT):Increase in Defence Budget is being misconstrued by certain quarters, whereas the fact is that defence budget for the year 17-18 as estimated by Ministry of Finance is likely to close at Rs. 998 billion. Defence …

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Foreign Minister of Kenya along with High Commissioner of Kenya in Islamabad calls on Prime Minister

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Foreign Minister of Kenya Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma along with the High Commissioner of Kenya in Islamabad called on the Prime Minister Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Prime Minister’s House today. The Kenyan Foreign …

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Federal Minister for IT and Telecom chairs 60th Board of Director’s Meeting of Universal Service Fund Company

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT):Universal Service Fund Company (USF Co) 60th Board of Directors Meeting was convened on Monday 30th April, 2018 in the conference room of Universal Service Fund, HBl Tower, and Islamabad. The Chairperson, Board of Directors, USF …

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Message Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan on the occasion of Labour Day

Islamabad, April 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan joins the international community in honouring the heroic struggle of the workers of Chicago who gave up their lives for a fair and just working environment that would guarantee the fundamental rights of labour. …

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