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Archive for September 3rd, 2020

More than 97 percent cell sites restored in Karachi

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Due to PTA’s monitoring and continuous efforts of Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs), about 97.5% affected cell phone sites have been restored in Karachi while efforts are underway to achieve hundred percent restoration. As of today, total 5433 cell sites are operational in the city and 136 are being restored. Some […]

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YouTube asked to have effective content moderation mechanism for Pakistan

September 3, 2020 |

‘YouTube’ to immediately block vulgar, indecent, immoral, nude and hate speech content for viewing in Pakistan. The platform has been directed to put in place an effective content monitoring and moderation mechanism to expeditiously respond to PTA’s requests for removal of illegal and harmful online content. PTA remains committed to facilitate and support YouTube to […]

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IED attack on security forces in North Waziristan

September 3, 2020 |

Rawalpindi, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): IED attack on security forces in North Waziristan. Terrorists planted road side IED which exploded on troops providing protection to road construction teams working in Ghariom sector on Road Shaga-Nishpa in North Waziristan. Lieutenant Nasir Hussain Khalid, age 23 years resident of Muzaffarabad, Naik Muhammad Imran, age 33 years, married, […]

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Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla has underlined the need of enhancing trade with Kuwait which also offers good potential for export of many Pakistani products

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla has underlined the need of enhancing trade with Kuwait which also offers good potential for export of many Pakistani products. He expressed these views in a meeting with Ambassador of Kuwait Nasar Abdul Rahman J. Almutairi at the Parliament House on Thursday. He said that […]

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A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Power held at Parliament House

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT):A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Power was held on Thursday at Parliament House. Convened by Senator Fida Muhammad, the meeting was attended by Senator Nauman Wazir Khattak, Senator Siraj ul Haq, Senator Ahmed Khan, Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan, Senator Mirza Muhammad Afridi, Senator Muhammad Akram, Senator Molvi Faiz […]

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Pakistan calls for transparency in UN Sanctions Regime

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has stressed the need for depoliticization and transparency in the UN Sanctions Regime for its effectiveness and credibility. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri regretted the decision by some members of the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee to block the […]

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Enhancing Trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan vital for Economic Development of the Country: National Assembly Speaker

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that eliminating trade barriers and facilitating traders would enhance the trade volume between Pakistan and Afghanistan which is in the best economic interest of the country. He said that ease of doing business especially in and around borders areas would also increase employment […]

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President underscores need for making SAARC as a vibrant organization

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr. Arif Alvi has underscored the need for making SAARC as a vibrant organization that can help promote regional cooperation and improve lives of the people of South Asia. Talking to the Outgoing Ambassador of Nepal Ms. Sewa Lamsal Adhikari in Islamabad on Thursday, he said regional situation is […]

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Pakistan condemns firing of pellets, tear gas shells on Muharram processions in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has strongly condemned firing of pellets and tear gas shells on Muharram procession in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement on Sunday, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the indiscriminate targeting of civilians with pellet guns, causing excessive and permanent injuries and even deaths in […]

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Prime Minister emphasizes to make subsidy system organized

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says the first priority of government is to make the subsidy system organized and efficient so that assistance provided from public exchequer not only reaches the deserving but also achieves the desired results. He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad today (Wednesday) regarding making government subsidy […]

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Farewell Call on the Foreign Minister by Nepalese Ambassador Sewa Lamsal

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi received the Ambassador of Nepal Sewa Lamsal for a farewell call today. The Foreign Minister underscored the high value Pakistan accorded to its friendly and cordial relations with Nepal and appreciated Ambassador’s efforts in further enhancing the excellent bilateral cooperation during her tenure. The Foreign […]

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Foreign Minister emphasizes deeper cooperation between Pakistan and China in Agriculture Sector

September 3, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): “Agriculture is the mainstay of Pakistan’s economy and employs a large part of Pakistan’s productive labour force. There is a greater need to revamp and modernize agriculture sector with China’s co-operation and unleash the Second Green Revolution in Pakistan”, said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi while meeting the Chinese Ambassador […]

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