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Archive for May 22nd, 2020

Ambassador Jones’ Eid message celebrates growing U.S.-Pakistan Health Partnership

May 22, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): In a video message released today on U.S. Mission Pakistan’s social media platforms, Ambassador Paul Jones wished Eid Mubarak to all Pakistanis celebrating the holiday. “I would like to congratulate Pakistanis on the completion of …

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Embassy of China in Islamabad donated 8000 food packages for distribution among most vulnerable segment amongst Afghan refugees

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Embassy of China in Islamabad has donated 8000 food packages for distribution among most vulnerable segment amongst the Afghan refugees, especially those who have been adversely affected due to current COVID-19 pandemic. In this …

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CPEC’s Beneficial Contribution to Pakistan’s Economy

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and China are ‘All-Weather Strategic Co-operative Partners’. We are engaged in prompting peace, development and stability in the region based on the principles of mutual respect, mutual benefit, win-win cooperation and shared development. Our …

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Japan has lifted ban on import of animal casing from Pakistan

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): Following recent successes in removal of restrictions from import of rose petals and easing of inspection regime for mangoes from Pakistan, the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has lifted ban from import of …

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Government of Pakistan will operate Special flight for repatriation of stranded Pakistanis from Newark airport, New Jersey on 1 June 2020

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT):Government of Pakistan will operate a Special flight for repatriation of stranded Pakistanis from the Newark airport, New Jersey on 1 June 2020 for Islamabad. This will be the fifth PIA Special Flight from the United …

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Pakistan gifts PPE to the United States

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): As a gesture of solidarity with the United States, a gift of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been made by the Armed Forces of Pakistan to the U.S. Armed Forces on 21 May 2020. The …

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Construction industry package to help uplift real estate sector: President

May 22, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr. Arif Alvi says the construction industry package, introducing several incentives will also help uplift the real estate sector. In a meeting with a delegation of Real Estate Consultant Association in Islamabad, he said …

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Juma-tul-Wida being observed today with religious solemnity

May 22, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): Juma-tul-Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramazan is being observed today with religious solemnity across the country. The Juma gatherings will be held as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) agreed between …

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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan reach 50,694

May 22, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): The number of confirmed coronavirus infection cases in the country has reached 50,694 while 50 deaths reported during the last 24 hours. The cases so far reported in Punjab 18,455, in Sindh 19,924, in Khyber …

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Owners of sugar mills deprived poor nation from basic commodity: Information Minister

May 22, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT):Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said the owners of sugar mills deprived the poor nation from the basic commodity. Talking to a private news channel, he said PML-N had been involved in minting money around 10 …

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Federal Government to restore international flights from Peshawar

May 22, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal government has decided to restore international flights from Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar. The decision was taken by the Prime Minister Imran Khan on the special request of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood …

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Government makes Sugar Inquiry Commission’s report public

May 22, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): Following the Federal Cabinet approval, the government has made the inquiry report of the Sugar Inquiry Commission public, which reveals that the major sugar mills groups had under-reported sales and committed fraud using different tactics.…

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