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Archive for August 3rd, 2020

COVID-19 infects 219 more people, claims two more lives in Sindh

August 3, 2020 |

Karachi, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Monday that 219 new cases of Coronavirus were detected from 4484 samples test while two more virus patient died across Sindh. In a statement issued here from CM House, the CM said that 4,484 tests were conducted which detected 219 cases that […]

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World Bank Announces New Country Director for Pakistan

August 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Mr. Najy Benhassine is the World Bank’s new Country Director for Pakistan effective August 1. He succeeds Mr. Illango Patchamuthu, who completed his term on July 31. Mr. Benhassine most recently served as Regional Director for Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to […]

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NHA’s road from Kashmir Chowk to Murree Muzaffarabad renamed as Srinagar Highway

August 3, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed has said that National Highway Authority highway starting from Kashmir Chowk and leading to Murree and Muzaffarabad has been renamed as “Srinagar Highway”. This route,…

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Honourable Chairman NAB review overall NAB performance and TI report

August 3, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Honourable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting at NAB Headquarters. The meeting reviewed overall performance of NAB especially media report of Transparency International (TI) Pakistan dated July 30, 2020 in which Mr….

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All political forces unanimous in support of Kashmiris: AJK President

August 3, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has lamented that the domicile of Kashmir was being granted to the Hindu residents of Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Delhi in order to displace the Kashmiri people from…

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China to provide 38 more agricultural drones to Pakistan

August 3, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): China will provide around 38 more agricultural drones to Pakistan in a few months to fight desert locust. According to a report of the China Economic Net, a leading Chinese company has also expressed willingness…

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Afghan President felicitates Prime Minister on Eid-ul-Azha

August 3, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed the hope that the current momentum of Afghan Peace Process will be further built to implement the U.S.-Taliban Peace Agreement in its entirety leading to Intra-Afghan negotiations at the…

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All Parties Conference condemns Indian state terrorism in IIOJK

August 3, 2020 | English, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): The All Parties Conference of Parliamentary Parties in Azad Jammu and Kashmir in a unanimous declaration has strongly condemned state terrorism unleashed by the Indian government in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting convened by AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider in Muzaffarabad on Monday was also attended […]

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President summons joint sitting of Parliament on Thursday

August 3, 2020 | English, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): The President has summoned the joint sitting of the parliament on Thursday at five pm. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: info@moib.gov.pk Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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Government unveils special postage stamp in connection with Yaum-e-Istehsal

August 3, 2020 | English, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): The government has unveiled a special postage stamp in connection with Youm-e-Istehsal to be observed on Wednesday to highlight the wave of terror unleashed by Modi government in Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a news conference along with Minister for Communication Murad Saeed, Minister for Information and Broadcasting […]

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Prime Minister appoints Dr Faisal Sultan as Special Assistant on National Health Services

August 3, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Dr Faisal Sultan as Special Assistant on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination. He shall hold the status of Federal Minister. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and…

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Afridi for solution-oriented approach to resolve Kashmir dispute says Kashmiris need to get ready to embrace freedom as Kashmir liberation around the corner

Islamabad, August 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chairman of the Kashmir Committee Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that Pakistan has to adopt a solution-oriented approach to solve the decade’s old dispute of Kashmir as freedom was around the corner and the Kashmiris…

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