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Bank Alfalah and TerraPay to Launch Home Remittance Service to Pakistan

August 4, 2020 | English, Press Release

KARACHI, Pakistan and THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TerraPay, a global payments infrastructure company and Bank Alfalah have announced a partnership for offering remittance payment services in Pakistan. Through this partnership, overseas Pakistanis will be able to use TerraPay’s partners’ network to instantly deposit money to any bank account in Pakistan. With this service, Bank […]

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Commodore Muhammad Saleem of Pakistan Navy promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Islamabad, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): Commodore Muhammad Saleem has been promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral with immediate effect. Rear Admiral Muhammad Saleem got commission in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1991. The Flag Officer is a graduate of Pakistan Navy War College Lahore and National Defence University, Islamabad. The Admiral has an […]

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Pakistan Navy distributes ration amongst deserving families during Eid ul Adha

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Karachi, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): To share the happiness of Eid ul Adha with deserving families and affectees of COVID 19 pandemic, Pakistan Navy distributed ration bags in suburbs of Karachi and coastal/ creeks areas of Sindh. Pakistan Navy has been continuously reaching out and helping underprivileged sections of the society since the outbreak of […]

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PIA Air Crash victims will now get Rs.10 million per passenger

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Karachi, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): In an unprecedented move, PIA was able to convince the insurance company to pay an amount of Rs. 10 million per passenger instead of Rs. 5 million as allowed maximum limit in the Carriage by Air Act of 2012. This will be in addition to already paid Rs. 1.0 million […]

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Pakistani Startup WonderTree Gets Selected for UNICEF Innovative Fund 2020

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Islamabad, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistani Tech startup WonderTree is the only startup from the country joining 11 startups from across the globe selected for the UNICEF Innovative Fund 2020. UNICEF’s Innovation Fund has been specifically designed to finance early stage, open-source technology that can benefit children. The core motivation of the Innovation Fund is […]

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High Commission holds Photo Exhibition of Kashmiri victims of Indian atrocities in IOK

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

London, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): The High Commission for Pakistan in London organized a day-long Photo Exhibition today to mark one-year of Illegal measure of 05 August 2019 by India and the ensuing Military Siege in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ and K). The photos of the Kashmiri victims of Indian atrocities were put […]

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UN experts call for urgent action to remedy “alarming” human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

London, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): A year after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, UN human rights experts today called on India and the international community to take urgent action to address the alarming human rights situation in the territory. “Urgent action is needed,” the experts said. “If India will not take […]

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A special session of Senate has been summoned by the President of Pakistan

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Islamabad, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): A special session of Senate has been summoned by the President of Pakistan to be convened on Wednesday at 10:30 am to reiterate our resolve and commitment to the Kashmir cause and to raise our voice once again against the continuing Indian atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir and to urge […]

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Chief Minister Punjab Orders Massive Crackdown against Hoarders and Illegal Profiteers

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Lahore, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to run an effective campaign against artificial price-hike and hoarding by activating price control committees at the district level. In a circular to provincial minister and head of price control taskforce Aslam Iqbal and chief secretary, the CM directed that the price […]

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Traders and Industrialists delegation calls on Chief Minister Punjab

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Lahore, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): A traders and industrialists delegation led by President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Irfan Iqbal met with Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here on Tuesday and discussed the problems being faced by the business community. The CM assured to solve their problems on a […]

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Punjab Approves Development Scheme in Its PDWP Forum

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Lahore, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party approved two development schemes of two sectors: Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department and Public Buildings at the total cost of Rs. 7,452.862 million. These schemes were approved in the 3rd meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 202-21 presided […]

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Chief Minister Punjab and Governor Punjab Offered Namaz-e-Eid at Governor’s House

August 4, 2020 | English, Official News

Lahore, August 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar offered Eid-ul-Adha prayer at Governor’s House. Usman Buzdar and Chaudhry Sarwar, while maintaining social distance, greeted each other on Eid-ul-Adha. The Chief Minister and Governor Punjab also greeted the people on Eid-ul-Adha. Both the leaders prayed for the […]

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