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Archive for May 20th, 2018

Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission visits Field Commands of Pakistan Navy at Karachi

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission, General Zhang Youxia was on an official visit to Pakistan. During the visit, General Zhang Youxia called on Chief of the Naval staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at …

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Differences over mega dams fanned differences, wasted resources

Karachi, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chairman Coordination of FPCCI Malik Sohail on Sunday said conflicts over the construction of large dams has wasted a lot of national resources, therefore, small dams should be constructed across the country. Dams have become …

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Pakistan’s heat waves woes to worsen further as summer temperatures spike steadily

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Deadly heat waves are going to be a country’s much bigger socio-economic and health problem in the coming decades, particularly in densely populated urban areas of the country, as these global warming-induced extreme weather events …

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Claims of economic turnaround put to question

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday questioned the tall claims of economic turnaround, enhanced power generation and increased revenue collection by the incumbent government. The ground realities would not support the tall claims of …

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Chief of Air Staff Mujahid Anwar Khan calls on Punjab Chief Minister

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chief of Air Staff Mujahid Anwar Khan called on Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif here today. Ideas were exchanged regarding matters of mutual interest and professional activities of Pakistan Air Force. At this moment, CM …

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Punjab Government and Pakistan Air Force sign agreement of THQ Hospital Fort Minro

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Primary and Secondary Health Care Department Punjab and Pakistan Air Force signed has signed agreement regarding handing over of administrative affairs of Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Fort Minro to PAF. Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif …

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Former MPA Ilyas Khan from Kasur join PML (N)

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Former MPA Ilyas Khan from Kasur called on Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif. During the meeting, Ilyas Khan announced his joining in PML (N) along-with all his colleagues and expressed his full confidence on the …

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Shehbaz Sharif visits residence of Rajab Ali Baloch (Late) at Kanjwani

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): President PML (N) and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif visited the residence of Rajab Ali Baloch (Late) at Kanjwani 455 GB, a distant village of Tand-Lya-Nawala to offer his condolence. He expressed his sympathies to …

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Delegation of Norenko a renowned construction group of China calls on Punjab Chief Minister

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): High level delegation headed by Mr. Wen Gang, the President of International Chinese group Norenko called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif. The president congratulated Shehbaz Sharif over the successful launch of the Orange …

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Chief of Army Staff visits UAE

Rawalpindi, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): COAS visited UAE today. During the day long visit COAS met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Abu Dhabi. Matters of mutual interest including regional security and bi …

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Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar Chairs Special session in Geneva to elect Head of 22 nation WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Islamabad, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar chaired a special session of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean region countries to elect the new Regional head of the organisation in Geneva. The election was held after the sudden …

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Press Statement by Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry

Islamabad, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): In December 2017, the Government and people of Pakistan had noted with grave concern the United States’ decision to move its embassy to Al-Quds Al-Sharif (the Holy City of Jerusalem). Pakistan contended that the decision …

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