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Archive for May 16th, 2018

MSA of Pakistan has won World Versailles Design Award, 2018

Islamabad, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): MSA an Architectural firm of Pakistan has won the prestigious Prix Versailles 2018. The World Architecture Award for its uniquely and esthetically designed WARDA flagship store in Peshawar, says a press release received here today …

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Bank Holiday

May 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan will remain closed for public dealings on 1st Ramadan-ul-Mubarak 1439 A.H., which will be observed as ‘Bank Holiday’; for the purpose of deduction of Zakat. All banks/Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)/Mircofinance …

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FPCCI and Federal Ombudsperson on harassment ink MoU at FPCCI

Karachi, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Ms. Kashmala Tariq, Federal Ombudsperson on harassment of women at workplaces held a meeting with Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir Sr. Vice President FPCCI and other Office Bearers of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce …

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Chief of Army Staff Nepalese Army calls on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Rawalpindi, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Gen Rajendra Chhetri, Chief of Army Staff Nepalese Army called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ today. During the meeting matters of mutual interest including military to military relations, …

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Pakistan condemns Israel’s state terrorism in Gaza at United Nations

Islamabad, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): At the UN, Pakistan strongly condemned Israel’s acts of state terrorism in Gaza which had claimed the lives of scores of innocent Palestinians, says a press release received here today from New York. Pakistan’s Ambassador …

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Martyrdom week commences in IOK

May 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Martyrdom Week commenced, today, to mark the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone, and martyrs of Hawal.

A large number of people attended …

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Senate Standing Committee on Commerce and Textile

May 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Senate Standing Committee on Commerce and Textile in its meeting on Wednesday was given a comprehensive briefing by the Ministry regarding the role and functions, performance, Human Resource, attached departments and bodies under the ministry …

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Bin Qasim Industrial Park issues to be solved on priority basis

May 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chief Executive Officer of Sindh Special Economic Zone Authority Abdul Azeem Uqaili has said that on-going industrial projects in Pakistan’s 2nd Special Economic Zone under SEZ Act 2012 Bin Qasim Industrial Park with more than …

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NA standing committee on Law and Justice meets today

May 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The 48th meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice held today under the Chairmanship of Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf, MNA.

2. The Committee considered the Point of Order raised by Rana Muhammad Hayat Khan, …

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CPEC Seminar at the British Parliament Experts term CPEC a Project of Unprecedented Economic Scale and Scope

Islamabad, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The experts have said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an economic initiative of unprecedented scale and scope. They were speaking at a seminar organized by All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Third World …

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Partial Electricity Failure due to Tripping Restored within 7:45 hours

Islamabad, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The electricity transmission system which split into North and South due to tripping today at 9:28 a.m resulting in electricity supply failure to Punjab and KPK areas was restored at 5:13 pm (7:45 hours) with …

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Health Ministry is providing oversight for provincial and national health regulatory bodies: Saira Afzal Tarar

Islamabad, May 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said that we took office we were confronted with the major challenge of redefining the roles and responsibilities of the federal Government in the health sector in …

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