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Climate Change Ministry launches survey for First Pakistan Red List of Threatened Wildlife Species

Islamabad, October 22, 2019 (PPI-OT): Lack of adequate data about status of wildlife species and their habitats has remained a major roadblock to efforts for their conservation and protection in Pakistan. However, efforts have been launched by the climate change …

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Efforts intensified to defeat polio: Dr. Zafar Mirza

Islamabad, October 22, 2019 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza, chaired a high-level meeting on Monday at the National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) for Polio in Islamabad. Dr. Zafar Mirza said efforts to defeat polio …

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Pakistan and Turkey to identify areas for enhancing cooperation in energy sector

Islamabad, October 22, 2019 (PPI-OT): H.E. Mr. Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Pakistan called Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum, Mr. Omar Ayub Khan here today. During the meeting matters relating to bilateral cooperation between …

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Foreign Secretary inaugurates Trilateral (Afghanistan-China-Pakistan) Diplomatic Workshop at Foreign Service Academy

Islamabad, October 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Foreign Secretary Ambassador Sohail Mahmood inaugurated the trilateral workshop for diplomats from Afghanistan, China and Pakistan at the Foreign Service Academy, Islamabad today. The ceremony was attended by Chinese and Afghan Deputy Heads of Mission …

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MoU between Pakistan and Azerbaijan in the field of sports

Islamabad, October 21, 2019 (PPI-OT):MoU between Pakistan and Azerbaijan in the field of sports was inked on 21st October 2019. It would facilitate direct cooperation, exchange of sports teams and create opportunity to hold joint sports events between two brotherly …

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3.3% growth in FY19 and host of economic measures set to benefit common man

Islamabad, October 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Finance has said that the government’s macroeconomic adjustment and demand management policies for stabilization have started making an impact as visible in the moderate growth of 3.3 % in the FY2019 as well …

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Senate Standing Committee discusses BISP – USC Collaboration

Islamabad, October 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation and Chairperson BISP was invited to the meeting of the standing committee on Industries and Production held today in Islamabad …

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People expect us to bring reforms in existing unworkable system in education: Shafqat Mahmood

Islamabad, October 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training Mr. Shafqat Mahmood said that people expect us to bring reforms in existing unworkable system in education and when the government tries to introduce reforms; the first thing we …

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Decision at Appropriate Level regarding resolution of complaints received on Pakistan Citizen’s Portal

Islamabad, October 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): With a view to ensure quality disposal of complaints received on Pakistan Citizen’s Portal (PCP), some officers’ dashboards on the portal were evaluated. The quality of disposal of complaints as well as the response indicated …

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IMF, World Bank assure continued support to Pak Economy in meetings with Dr. Hafeez Shaikh

Islamabad, October 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh held back to back meeting with the managing directors of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monitory Fund (IMF) to apprise …

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Ceasefire Violations by India on 19th and 20th October 2019

Islamabad, October 20, 2019 (PPI-OT):The Director General (SA and SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Cd’A Mr. Gaurav Ahluwalia today and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jura, …

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Establishment of Pakistan Medical Commission, PMDC Stands Dissolved

Islamabad, October 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): The president of Pakistan has signed a new ordinance titled as Pakistan Medical Commission Ordinance 2019 by virtue of which a new era will begin with reference to regulation and control of the medical profession …

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