Iran ready for barter trade with Pakistan, Iranian Council General calls for strengthening Pak-Iran trade ties

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Iranian Consul General Reza Nazeri on Friday stressed the need for strengthening trade ties between two neighbouring countries, saying Iran is ready for barter trade and it will export petrochemical, steel and LPG to Pakistan while importing rice, meat and other agriculture products from Pakistan.
While addressing the second meeting of The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of CommeRead More…

FPCCI urges effective foreign policy

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): “Pakistan has high geographical as well as geo-political significance in the region which should be utilized diplomatically to ensure our social and economic development in the region, stated by Sheikh Sultan Rehman, Vice President FPCCI during and interactive webinar on “Geo-Political Challenges Faced by Pakistan” organized by FPCCI Head Office Karachi.
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(Education): 40pc fee concession

Quetta:Government of Balochistan, Colleges, Higher and Technical Education Department has announced to grant overall forty percent fees concession for payment of dues of the students of Cadet Colleges and Balochistan Residential Colleges that remained closed for about six months in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, according to a notification issued by Colleges, Higher and Technical Education Department, Government of BRead More…

KCCI supports modification of K-Electric’s license to end its monopoly

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan has expressed concerns over K-Electric’s lobbying in the press against the proposed APM by NEPRA in the License No.09/DL/2003 dated July 21, 2003 and putting forth flimsy and untenable arguments against modification of KE’s license to bring an end to its absolute monopoly over the sale and distribution Read More…

Pakistan should apply for Basmati GI tag: UNISAME

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has urged the adviser to the Prime Minister Imran Khan for commerce Mr Abdul Razzak Dawood to take immediate notice of the fact that India has applied to the European Union for the geographical indications (GI) tag for their basmati rice and Pakistan should also apply without loss of time.
President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver alertRead More…

(Assembly): Balochistan Assembly adopts three resolutions

Islamabad:The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan adopted three resolutions and debated an adjournment motion regarding Governor’s disinterest in the Assembly business, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on Thursday. The House met for four hours and five minutes. The sitting started at 1710 hours against the scheduled time of 1600 hours. The Speaker chaired the sitting for an hour Read More…

(Assembly): Senate Transacts Entire Agenda, Discusses Matters of Public Importance

Islamabad:The Senate transacted its entire agenda on Friday and consumed 43 percent of the proceedings’ time in debate on matters of public importance, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in the Daily Factsheet. The Senate met for two hours and 23 minutes. The sitting started at the scheduled time of 1030 hours. The Chairman presided over the entire proceedings. The Deputy Chairman was not present. TRead More…

Visit of Maldives Trade delegation to TDAP

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The trade delegation from Maldives visited TDAP on 18th September, 2020 and met Chief Executive and Secretary TDAP. The Chief Executive and Secretary TDAP welcomed the delegation and expressed hope that this delegation would pave way for the enhancement of trade between the two countries and would strengthen the economic ties.
Chief Executive informed the delegates that Pakistan Read More…

(Crime): Rs38.3m corruption: PHE staff flees as anti-corruption team raids

Karachi:An anti-corruption team Ghotki claimed on Friday that as it raided the office of Public Health Department (PHE) Mirpur Mathelo in district Ghotki, the staff of the office fled seeing it. The anti-corruption team, led by Circle Officer Ayaz Memon under the supervision of Judicial Magistrate Mirpur Mathelo Hameedullah sealed off six office rooms. The team said that that the raid was carried out after findingRead More…

(Court): Intervener joins petition against quota system

Karachi:Former student leader and seasoned politician Dr S M Zameer on Friday jointed the constitutional petition of Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) chairman Altaf Hussain as intervener. As per details, a bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) comprising Mr Justice Nadeem Akhtar and Mr Justice Mehmood A Khan heard the constitutional petition (1906/2020) of Altaf Shakoor. Dr S M Zameer’s submission to join the petition as iRead More…