Pakistan signs two MoUs with Tanzania

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): H.E. Muhammad Saleem, High Commissioner for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United Republic of Tanzania, called on H.E. Dr. Palamagamba John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania, in Dar es Salaam on December 11, 2020, says a press release received here today from Tanzania. As a major leap-forwarRead More…

PM congratulates economic team for bringing down sugar prices

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has congratulated his economic team for bringing sugar prices down through multi pronged strategy. In a tweet on Saturday, he said sugar is being sold at a national average of 81 rupees per kilogram while it was on 102 rupees per kilogram a month back.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
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71 more deaths,729 new coronavirus cases reported during last 24 hrs in Pakistan

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): As the second wave of Covid-19 keeps rising in Pakistan, 71 more deaths and 2,729 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours. The death toll has now reached 8,724 and there are now 45,124 active cases in the country. 381,208 patients stand recovered from the pandemic.
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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
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Legal action will be taken against elements instigating people for violating anti-COVID-19 SOPs

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has warned that legal action will be taken against the elements instigating people for violating the anti-COVID-19 standard operating procedures for the sake of their own personal gains.
Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, he said the threat of en mass parliamentary resignations hurled by the Pakistan DemocratRead More…

PM to address the Climate Ambition Summit 2020 being held virtually today by UN

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the Climate Ambition Summit 2020 being held virtually today by the United Nations in connection with 5th anniversary of Paris Agreement.
He will apprise the world about the efforts being made by Pakistan to mitigate effects of climate change in the country.
The speech of Prime Minister will be live at 1900 hrs Pakistan Standard Time.
At theRead More…

Govt ready to hold dialogue with opposition on any issue except accountability: Shafqat

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood has said the government is ready to hold dialogue with opposition on every important issue but it would not make any compromise on the matter of accountability of the corrupt.
Talking to a private TV channel, he said the opposition is intentionally pushing people’s lives in danger by holding public gaRead More…

Speakers ask FATF to sanction India for money laundering, jeopardizing world peace

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Speakers at a webinar on “Anti-Money Laundering and Global Security” have called upon the Financial Action Task Force to sanction India for being blatantly involved in money laundering and jeopardizing world peace.
Webinar was organised by the Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies.
An international panel of experts from Pakistan and the United Kingdom said also cRead More…

Int’l Universal Health Coverage Day being observed today

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT):International Universal Health Coverage Day is being observed today (Saturday) with an aim to raise awareness of the need for strong and resilient health systems.
In his message, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said let us commit to build a safer and healthier future by investing in health systems that protect us all.
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Pakistan, Tanzania sign two MoUs for cooperation in political, economic fields

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and Tanzania have signed two Memoranda of Understanding to prepare the institutional framework for structured dialogue between the two countries in political and economic fields and establishment of a Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation.
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Tanzania Muhammad Saleem and Tanzania’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Palamagamba JRead More…

Weather Forecast

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT):Synoptic Situation
A westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist in upper parts in next 24 hours.
Saturday
More intermittent rain/snowfall is expected in Upper Khyber pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Islamabad. Fog is likely to prevail in plain areas of Punjab during morning and night hours.
Sunday
Cold and dry weather is expeRead More…