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Archive for June 2nd, 2020

National Assembly Speaker calls for necessary steps to ensure adequate supply of wheat to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has called for all necessary steps to ensure adequate supply of wheat to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He was chairing a meeting on food and agriculture in Islamabad on Tuesday, jointly attended…

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Reconstruction of houses destroyed by troops in Nawakadal

June 2, 2020 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, rising to the occasion, people of the territory donated about Rs 3 crores in just 12 days to build the houses which were destroyed by Indian troops during a cordon and search…

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23 more coronavirus patients lost lives: Sindh Chief Minister

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Tuesday that coronavirus had claimed 23 more lives and infected 1439 people while 953 patients have recovered during the last 24 hours in Sindh. In a statement…

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25% of total coronavirus tests resulted in positive: Nasir Hussain Shah

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said on Tuesday that 25 percent of the total coronavirus tests being conducted in Sindh province at present resulted in positive, which was extremely alarming. The information…

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Competition Commission of Pakistan seeks public comments on draft study on LPG sector in Pakistan –

June 2, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has prepared a draft competition assessment study of the LPG Sector in Pakistan with solid recommendations for the government to introduce policy reforms, remove regulatory barriers, and put in…

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Dr. Sania presents real-time lessons of Pakistan’s COVID-19 safety net response in her keynote address at ADB’s webinar

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) organized a webinar themed, “Casting Wider Safety Nets to Reach Asia’s Most Vulnerable: Real-time Policy Recommendations during the Covid-19 Pandemic” in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Dr….

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International donors widely applaud Pakistan’s Ehsaas Emergency Cash transfer program amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ehsaas hosted a virtual meeting with international donors, UN Agencies and other stakeholders to apprise them with regard to Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution- update and potential way forward. The meeting discussed the program in terms…

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Ambassador of Japan condole the demise of renowned intellectual and writer Mr. Asif Aslam Farrukhi; a great literary link between Japan and Pakistan

June 2, 2020 | Embassies, Official News

Islamabad, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has expressed heartfelt grief and sorrow over the passing of Mr. Asif Aslam Farrukhi, on June 1, who had contributed significantly towards enhancing Urdu literature and…

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Punjab conducted 245, 544 Tests for Corona

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Lahore, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said here on Tuesday that the number of confirmed patients in Punjab is 27,850 and in the last 24 hours 1610 people tested COVID-19 positive. A total of 7,116…

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Minister Industries and Trade Meets Representatives of All Pakistan TVET Sector Forum Delegation

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Lahore, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Provincial Industries and Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal met with representatives of All Pakistan TVET Sector Forum delegation at PBIT Office in which the delegation members demanded to open TVET sector. They further apprised him…

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15 MEPs call for Kashmiris’ rights is a welcome development: AJK President

June 2, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Fifteen active members of the European Parliament from all major political parties have written a letter to the President of European Commission, Ms Ursula Von der Leyen and the European Unions’ High Representative for Foreign…

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Info Minister reiterates that no one in country is above law

June 2, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, June 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has reiterated that no one in the country is above law. In a tweet today, he said opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif should face the law and urged the…

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