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Archive for August 21st, 2020

Business centers, entities to remain open from 8am to 10pm in Punjab

August 21, 2020 |

In Punjab, all business centers and entities will remain open from 8 am to 10 pm. This was decided in a meeting held on the instructions of Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar in Lahore. Provincial Law Minister Raja Basharat chaired the meeting. The meeting decided that clinics, pharmacy and grocery stores will be exempted […]

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CPEC will change fate of people of entire region: Yasinzai

August 21, 2020 |

Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai has said that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a project of great significance and it will change the fate of the people of the entire region. He was addressing the participants of a Webinar titled “Economic Progress and Public Welfare through CPEC’’ held on Thursday under the auspices of […]

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Bab-e-Dosti opened for pedestrians’ movement

August 21, 2020 |

“Bab-e-Dosti” at Pak-Afghan border in Chaman was opened for pedestrians’ movement from today (Friday), with consensus of Pakistan and Afghanistan governments. According to an official handout of provincial government, the border will remain open seven days a week for pedestrians’ movement.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Imran Khan committed to take tough decisions for country’s development: Shibli

August 21, 2020 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says Prime Minister Imran Khan is committed to take tough decisions for the development of the country. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today (Friday), he said government will not be blackmailed by opposition in the pretext of FATF laws. He said opposition political parties despite knowing the […]

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COVID-19 still haunts Sindh as seven more patients died

August 21, 2020 |

Karachi, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): As many as seven patients of coronavirus lost their lives in Sindh, lifting the province-wide death toll to 2,357. This was informed by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here from CM House. The statement said seven more patients died overnight, lifting the death toll […]

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Excise Department facilitates vehicles owners

August 21, 2020 |

Karachi, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla said Friday that the Sindh Excise Department had fulfilled another promise made to the people. It has provided the facility to know the number of vehicles registered in one’s name by sending the ID card […]

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Naval Chief inaugurates New Joint Maritime Information Coordination Centre

August 21, 2020 |

Karachi, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): The inauguration ceremony of new state of the art Joint Maritime Information Coordination Centre (JMICC) held at Karachi. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi graced the occasion as Chief Guest and inaugurated the new setup. Joint Maritime Information Coordination Centre (JMICC) functions as a nerve centre to […]

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UNDP Pakistan held first ever virtual Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Incubation Liaison Conference 2020

August 21, 2020 |

Peshawar, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): Organised by UNDP Pakistan, the first ever virtual Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Incubation Liaison Conference (KP-ILC) 2020, concludes today. The main objective of the conference was to connect five public sector Business Incubation Centres (BICs) from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with each other, and with relevant stakeholders— for meaningful engagement, and cross-learning. As part […]

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Ms. Hina Zahoor joined NAB as Deputy Assistant Director

August 21, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ms. Hina Zahoor joined NAB as Deputy Assistant Director (BS-16) from 06.03.2013 and was posted at NAB Rawalpindi. She was allowed 1x year (365xdays) ex-Pakistan Extra Ordinary Leave (without pay) with effect from 04.06.2018 to visit Sweden. The Lady Officer was required to join her duties on 04.06.2019 but she […]

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National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested Abdul Aziz in cheating public at large case

August 21, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested accused Abdul Aziz District Hangu allegedly involved in cheating public at large under the garb of investment in Islamic Mudarraba swindling Rs. 105.87 millions of rupees. As per details, NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa initiated inquiry against the accused Abdul Aziz upon receipt of several complaints. It transpired […]

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ANF seized 296.24 kg drugs worth US$ 16.179 million in 14 operations throughout the country

August 21, 2020 |

Rawalpindi, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): Determined to uproot drug menace from the country and the world, Anti-Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 296.24 Kg Narcotics worth US $ 16.179 Million internationally, arrested 11 culprits and impounded 05 vehicles while conducting 14 counter-narcotic strikes. The seized drugs comprised of 252 Kg Hashish, 40.24 Kg Heroin, 1 Kg Opium […]

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Chairman FBR holds E-Kutchery in FBR HQ

August 21, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): To comply with the directions of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Muhammad Javed Ghani held an E-Kutchery at FBR HQ on Friday to listen to the complaints and issues of taxpayers. The complainants called at 111772772 and interacted directly with the Chairman FBR. Chairman […]

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