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Consolidated and concerted action needed to curb child marriages from the country through awareness and legislative reforms

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): UN Women and Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) of the National Assembly of Pakistan on Thursday joined hands to work together for advancing the women’s empowerment and gender equality agenda, which is central to Pakistan’s efforts …

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UN Assistant Administrator and Director Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme concludes 4-day visit to Pakistan

May 15, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Assistant Administrator and Director Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Haoliang Xu has visited Pakistan on a 4-day official visit. Mr. Haoliang Xu accompanied by Mr. Ignacio Artaza, …

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UN Women, Provincial Women Parliamentary Caucus ink accord to end child marriages and women trafficking in KP

May 14, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): UN Women and Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) signed yesterday evening (late evening of Monday), a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality agenda …

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The UN in Pakistan assures support in addressing the HIV outbreak in Larkana, Sindh

May 8, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2019 (PPI-OT): The United Nations in Pakistan is working closely with the federal and provincial governments to quickly respond to the HIV outbreak in Larkana, and to provide the necessary HIV treatment, care and support services to …

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Punjab Food Outlook Report for Kharif launched

May 6, 2019 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Punjab Food Outlook report for Kharif season was launched in Lahore today. This first of its kind report for Kharif has been prepared in response to a request from Punjab government with the technical …

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Sahafi Summit held in Karachi to commemorate World Press Freedom

May 5, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): Emerging challenges to journalism in Pakistan, including threats to independent news media from digital disinformation and financial cuts, were discussed at length in a two-day event in Karachi. The first-ever Sahafi Summit was co-organized by …

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Sahafi Summit held in Karachi to commemorate World Press Freedom

May 5, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): Emerging challenges to journalism in Pakistan, including threats to independent news media from digital disinformation and financial cuts, were discussed at length in a two-day event in Karachi. The first-ever Sahafi Summit was co-organized by …

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National Fortification Alliance and World Food Programme Launch Pilot Project to Fortify Wheat to Fight Malnutrition

May 4, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 04, 2019 (PPI-OT): The National Fortification Alliance (NFA) of Pakistan, with technical support from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and funding from the Australian Government launched a pilot project to fight malnutrition by fortifying wheat flour …

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Livestock vaccination drive begins in Tharparkar

May 4, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 04, 2019 (PPI-OT): Livestock and Fisheries department of the government of Sindh launched the PPR vaccination drive in district Tharparkar today. Mr Abdul Bari Pitafi, the provincial minister for livestock and fisheries launched the campaign in collaboration with …

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State- of-the- art logistics facility to ensure faster delivery of Aid in Gilgit Baltistan

May 2, 2019 | General, Official News

Gilgit Baltistan, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) inaugurated a state-of-the-art central storage facility in Gilgit Baltistan, which will be used to store and expedite humanitarian relief stocks during emergencies, ensuring affected populations receive assistance …

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Sakura Women Bus Service launched in Abbottabad

May 1, 2019 | General, Official News

Abbottabad, May 01, 2019 (PPI-OT):In a bid to offer safe, reliable and hassle-free transportation to women at the most busy and populous city of Hazara region, UNOPS and the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday launched the women only Sakura …

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Installation of 1250 solar photovoltaic (PV) systems underway in southern districts of KP

April 30, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 30, 2019 (PPI-OT): The first solar PV system has been installed in government primary school Kahi Bazid Khel with the support of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD). This is …

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