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Archive for May 6th, 2019

Hannah Getachew, the Youth Messenger of the Belt and Road Initiative, said Nanjing is the City of Bibliophilia

May 6, 2019 | Press Release

NANJING, China, May 6, 2019 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/–  From April 3 to 6, Hannah Getachew came to Nanjing again with more than 100 representatives from 85 countries for the 3rd Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Road. This time, …

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Deira Mall in Dubai Gets the Largest Retractable Roof in the World

May 6, 2019 | Press Release

OAKVILLE, Ontario, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OpenAire, the industry leader in large span retractable roofs, has been appointed to design and install a state-of-the-art retractable skylight for the newest mall in Deira, Dubai, which will be home to

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SBP to increase SMEs share in private sector credit to 17% by 2020

May 6, 2019 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): SMEs are the backbone of any economy and State Bank of Pakistan was working to increase their share in private sector credit from current 8% to 17% by 2020 so that these business enterprises could …

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Additional power from national grid critical to exempt residential customers from LS in Sehr, Iftar

May 6, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): In response to a query about power supply status in Karachi during Ramadan, K-Electric shared that it is committed to provide maximum relief to its customers. Spokesperson KE said that additional power from the national …

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ICCI resents hike in POL prices and calls for their urgent withdrawal

May 6, 2019 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has resented the yet another hike in the prices of POL products and called upon the government to immediately withdraw them as it was an anti-business and anti-people …

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PCJCCI terms FTA with China favourable for Pakistan

May 6, 2019 | General Business News

Lahore, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): China, under the current Free Trade Agreement, has provided huge opportunity to Pakistan for improving its overall trade performance. It was observed by Mr. Shah Faisal Afridi, President Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry …

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Punjab Food Outlook Report for Kharif launched

May 6, 2019 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Punjab Food Outlook report for Kharif season was launched in Lahore today. This first of its kind report for Kharif has been prepared in response to a request from Punjab government with the technical …

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Russian passenger plane crash

May 6, 2019 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): We are saddened at the loss of so many precious lives and injuries to several others during an emergency landing by a Russian airliner yesterday. The people and the Government of Pakistan convey their heartfelt …

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JI IOK denounces shifting of advocate Zahid Ali to Jammu jail

May 6, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Jamaat-e-Islami has strongly denounced the shifting of its chief spokesman, Advocate Zahid Ali, from Srinagar Central Jail to Kotbhalwal jail in Jammu, terming it a grave violation of prisoners’ rights. The Jamaat-e-Islami …

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Anti-India protest march held in Srinagar

May 6, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, people from all walks of life joined a protest march in Srinagar on Monday against state suppression and failures of the authorities to provide basic facilities to the people. Holding banners and …

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Masarrat Aalam Butt again not presented before court

May 6, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian authorities again failed to produce Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League Chief, Masarrat Aalam Butt before a Srinagar court on the scheduled date of hearing. The JKML in a statement issued in …

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Sehrai demands release of political prisoners in Ramadan

May 6, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has demanded unconditional release of all political prisoners, lodged in various jails, in the holy month of Ramadan. Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement …

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