COVID-19 situation: 14 more deaths, 1,389 new cases reported

Karachi, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): As many as 14 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 2,911 and 1,389 new cases emerged when 9,072 samples were tested raising the tally to 171,595. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here from CM House on Saturday. He added that 14 more patients of coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 2,91Read More…

Prime Minister expresses resolve to make Pakistan a welfare state

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says his aim and ideology is to turn Pakistan into a welfare state. In an interview with a private television channel today (Saturday), he said there is nothing wrong to review and revisit the policies to achieve the goal.
Regarding 2018 general elections, the Prime Minister said the statistics prove, including the report of FAFEN, that these were far bRead More…

Government announces to revive Pakistan Steel Mills by involving a private investor

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Government has announced to revive Pakistan Steel Mills by involving a private investor. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today, Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar clarified that the land of the Steel Mills is not being sold out.
He said Pakistan Steel Mills has nineteen thousand acres of land, out of which there will be a lease agreement on twelve hundRead More…

Opposition bent upon endangering lives of poor people: Shibli Faraz

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said the opposition parties are bent upon endangering the lives of poor people for nothing but to protect their loot and plunder. In a tweet today (Saturday), he said what the rejected and corrupt to the core are doing in Multan exposes their arsonists mind-set.
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Firdous slams opposition of openly violating court orders regarding Covid-19

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Punjab’s Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has regretted that the opposition parties are openly violating the court orders regarding Covid-19. Talking to the media persons in Rawalpindi today (Saturday), she said the PDM leadership is taking law into hand in Multan and the law will take its course against them.
The Special Assistant notedRead More…

Pakistan, Kuwait agree to enhance cooperation in various fields

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and Kuwait have agreed to enhance cooperation in various fields including agriculture and food security. The understanding came at a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Dr Ahmad Nasser Al Mohammad al Sabah on the sidelines of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC in Niamey, Niger.
The two Foreign Ministers agreed to eRead More…

Railways Minister orders action against Private Contractors on Over-charging

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has directed for strict action against the practice of over-charging by some private contractors in passenger and freight trains. Presiding over a meeting in Lahore on Saturday, he said over-charging from passengers and traders will not be tolerated.
Earlier, a report about fares in passenger and freight trains charged by the private conRead More…

Asad Umar urges people to strictly follow SOPs to contain second wave of Coronavirus

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has appealed the people to strictly adhere SOPs to prevent spread of second wave of Coronavirus in the country. Talking to media persons in Sukkur on Saturday, he said the government is making all out efforts to ensure safety of people’s health and to save their livelihoods.
In reply to a question, the Minister regretted thatRead More…

Pakistan considered as an important player at international level: Shibli Faraz

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz says due to effective and vibrant foreign policy of the PTI government, Pakistan is considered as important player at international level. Addressing a press conference in Kohat today (Saturday), he said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision and approach on national and international issues has earned respect for the Read More…

Foreign Minister apprises Niger Prime Minister about latest situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi called on Prime Minister of Niger Brigi Rafini in Niamey today (Saturday) and discussed bilateral relations. The Foreign Minister apprised the Niger Prime Minister about the latest situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan will extend cooperation to Niger in different sectors including agricRead More…