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Archive for January, 2019

Petroleum Prices Reduced

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): The government has decided to reduce the prices of petroleum products barring HSD, for the month of February 2019. While price of HSD is being maintained at the current level, price of petrol has been …

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Pakistan Embassy Brussels Launches Kashmir Solidarity Week

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): To express solidarity with the People of Indian Occupied Kashmir the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels will observe Solidarity Week commencing from 1st February. In this connection the Embassy has organized a conference on Friday …

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Pakistan Banao Certificates Launched

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the Pakistan Banao Certificates in a ceremony held here on Thursday. It is an attractive investment opportunity for overseas Pakistanis. While honouring their patriotic spirit, the Certificates will enable overseas …

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Ministry of Climate Change and National Rural Support Programme sign MoU to strengthen CleanGreen Pakistan Movement

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Climate Change and National Rural Support Programme signed MoU to strengthen CleanGreen Pakistan Movement. Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change witnessed the signing agreement and said that in order to implement CleanGreen …

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Netherlands envoy calls on Finance Minister

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): Deputy Ambassador of Netherlands, Ms Josephine Frantzen, called on Finance Minister Asad Umar here on Thursday. She had discussion with the Minister on investment plans of Dutch companies in Pakistan and informed him that two …

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Usman Dar meets Monis Rahman to discuss National Job Programme

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs held a meeting with Mr. Monis Rahman, founder of Roze.pk, an online platform for searching jobs. An effective roll out strategy for National …

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Maroof Afzal chairs 65th Annual General meeting of Telephone Industries of Pakistan

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Maroof Afzal chaired 65th Annual General meeting of Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP) on Thursday. The meeting confirmed the minutes of 64th annual general meeting of Telephone …

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International Labor Organization to work with prime minister’s youth programme for making the TVET sector demand-driven

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs held a meeting with Mr. Gabriel Bordado, ILO’s specialist on skills and employability to explore possible avenues of mutual collaboration with International Labor …

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Details of the benefits of night navigation at Port Qasim

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): In a recent announcement, the Minister for Maritime Affairs, Mr. Ali Haider Zaidi disclosed a ground-breaking development, Commencement of Night Navigation at Port Qasim. Lack of Night Navigation happened to be a cause of delays …

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Ambassador designate of Pakistan Raja Ali Ejaz calls on His Excellency Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Ambassador designate of Pakistan, His Excellency Raja Ali Ejaz, called on His Excellency Ibrahim Al-Assaf, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 30 January 2019 in the Saudi Ministry …

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JRL calls for shutdown on Sunday against Modi’s IOK visit

January 31, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has asked the Kashmiris to observe a complete shutdown on Sunday (February 3) against Indian Prime …

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Hurriyat leaders condole demise of Shabbir Zargar’s mother

January 31, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, January 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of the mother of Tehreek-e- Mazahamat spokesman Shabbir Ahmad Zargar. The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Bilal Ahmed Sidiqui, in a statement issued …

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