2018 May 06 : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for May 6th, 2018

Rs15 per kg hike in the price of cooking oil unacceptable

May 6, 2018 |

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday said a hike of rupees 15 per kg in the price of ghee and cooking oil amounts to exploitation of the masses which is intolerable. The price of …

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State Bank of Pakistan constitutes Focus Group for Green Banking Guidelines

May 6, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): The micro to medium sized entrepreneurs (MSME) have thanked the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for taking measures for promoting Green banking for promotion of renewable energy, resource efficiency and environmental protection, climate change and …

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NAB’s sun shining Across the Country due to Accountability for All policy: Chairman

May 6, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Honourable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB has said that NAB’s sun is shining across the country due to NAB’s ‘Accountability of All’ policy. NAB is committed to nab corrupt, Proclaimed Offenders and Absconders by …

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OIC reiterates its support for right to self-determination of Palestinians, Kashmiris

May 6, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has stressed the need for resolving lingering disputes and conflicts through negotiations and by the use of other peaceful means. The call was made in the declaration issued on Sunday …

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Nine industrial zones to be set up under CPEC: Ahsan

May 6, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that nine industrial zones will be set up in the country under CPEC during next 2-3 years which will generate huge employment opportunities. In an exclusively …

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Pakistan believes in peaceful resolution of all issues: Khurram

May 6, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, who is presently in is in Tajikistan, held talks with his Tajik counterpart Lieutenant General Sher Ali Mirzoonin Dushanbe. Both sides discussed matters relating to regional cooperation. The Defence Minister …

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Anti-polio drive kicks off in parts of country

May 6, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): A special anti-polio campaign begins in different areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and Karachi on Monday. In Punjab, about eight million children under five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops during the …

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Pakistan calls for developing preventive approaches to curb terrorism, extremism

May 6, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has stressed the need for developing preventive approaches to curb the spread of terrorism and violent extremism. She was addressing a meeting of fifteen countries representing …

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Injured Interior Minister undergoes successful operation; shifted to ICU

May 6, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT):Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, who was injured in firing incident in Narowal on Sunday evening, has been shifted to ICU after his successful operation at Service Hospital Lahore. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi telephoned Interior Minister …

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National Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker condemn attack on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal –

May 6, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker and Mr. Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan have strongly condemned the assassination attempt on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.
They termed the incident an attack on the entire …

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Kashmir is not a Bilateral Issue: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir has categorically denied any terrorism taking place in Indian Occupied Kashmir and said that the unarmed Kashmiris are only struggling for their freedom from occupation. He said …

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Five-day anti polio vaccination campaign starts

Islamabad, May 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Starting today the country will embark on a polio vaccination campaign that aims to reach 23.8 million children aged 5 years. Some 161,000 frontline workers will be going “door-to-door” over the next five days to …

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