2019 December 28 : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for December 28th, 2019

Liaquat Bagh public meeting one of the largest ever witnessed, farce being carried out in the name of accountability: Saeed Ghani

December 28, 2019 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Information, Archives and Labour Saeed Ghani has said that people showed their extreme love and support for Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in his first-ever public meeting in Liaquat Bagh …

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FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi, ex-secretaries hold session on IOK

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday consulted the country’s former foreign secretaries on the latest situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) where the security and communication clampdown has been in force since August 5. …

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China asks Pakistan, India to exercise restraint

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Beijing, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): China has urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and refrain from taking actions that escalate tensions in the region. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang, at a media briefing in Beijing said, “As neighbour …

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Canadian HR activists to intensify efforts for Kashmir

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): At the conclusion of their three-week visit to Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), the delegation of Canadian human rights activists vowed to intensify their efforts on behalf of the suffering people of Indian …

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Indian citizenship law: Thousands protest peacefully despite security clampdown

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Meerut, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): India deployed thousands of police and shut down mobile internet services across many cities on Friday to control protests against a new citizenship law, with flashpoint Friday prayers passing largely peacefully, a British wire service …

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Death toll reaches 27 in India’s citizenship protests

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

New Delhi, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): At least 27 people have been killed and thousands have been arrested amid demonstrations in India against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a new law that allows immigrants of religious minorities in Afghanistan, Pakistan, …

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No let-up in miseries of IOK people as lockdown enters 146th day

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, there is no let-up in the miseries of the residents of the Kashmir Valley as they continue to remain besieged on 146th consecutive day, today. As restrictions under Section 144 remain enforced …

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IOK students, traders worst sufferers of internet suspension

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, students and businesses are the worst sufferers as the internet services remain suspended since August 5, this year, when Modi-led Indian communal government repealed Kashmir’s special status, divided it into two union …

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Condolence of Chief Justice of Pakistan and other Judges on the sad demise of Mr. Justice Ch. Muhammad Arif, former Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Gulzar Ahmed and other Hon’ble Judges of Supreme Court have expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Mr. Justice Ch. Muhammad Arif, former Judge …

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DRAP and Iranian FDA to collaborate for availability of Life Saving Drugs, The Apex Regulatory Bodies of Pakistan and Iran to chalk out mutual cooperation mechanisms

Islamabad, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): Spokesperson of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) told that an Iranian delegate of the government officials visited DRAP HQ here at Islamabad on 26th December, 2019. The purpose of the visit was to scan …

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State Bank of Pakistan abolished the Fee on Payment of Government Taxes through ADCs and OTC

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced to abolish the fee on payment of government taxes and duties through Alternate Delivery Channels (ADCs) and Over-the-Counter (OTC) from January 1, 2020. Presently, the taxpayers pay …

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Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

December 28, 2019 | General, Official News

Lahore, December 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today is as under:

Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 17700 cusecs and Outflows 12000 …

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