COVID-19 Claims 7 more lives, infects 812 others

Karachi, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that seven more patients died overnight lifting the death toll to 3,469 and 812 new cases emerged when 11,040 samples were tested. A statement issued here from CM house on Saturday, he said that seven more patients lost their lives overnight lifting the death toll to 3,469 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Mr Shah said that Read More…

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to continue administrative measures to stabilize the prices of essential commodities

Lahore, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to continue administrative measures to stabilize the prices of essential commodities besides ensuring their availability to the people at fixed prices. The chief minister further directed to keep a vigilant eye on the hoarders and profiteers besides launching a crackdown against them. He said that action should be taken againstRead More…

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the tragic incident of helicopter crash in Gilgit-Baltistan

Lahore, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the tragic incident of helicopter crash in Gilgit Baltistan. The Chief Minister paid tributes to the martyrs including pilot Maj. M. Hussain, Co. Pilot Maj. Ayaz Hussain, Naik Inzamam Alam and soldier M. Farooq. The Chief Minister extended heartfelt sympathies and condolence with the bereaveRead More…

2.19 million Income tax returns filed

Islamabad, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): The taxpayers’, who filed Income Tax Returns till 8th December, 2020 were 1.78 million. That number has further increased to 2.19 million with the addition of 377,766 more returns filed from 9th December till the issuance of this Press Release. Income Tax paid during filing of returns stood at Rs. 31 billion. The number of Income Tax Returns for previous year till the same perRead More…

Modi should keep Hitler’s fate in mind: AJK President

Islamabad, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has reminded India the fateful end of Adolf Hitler’s adventurism, and said that if random use of force had been the solution of issues, the Nazi dictator would have been ruling Europe and the Soviet Union after the World War-II. “If brute force was the only currency of power, Hitler would have ruled Europe and parRead More…

Pakistan Post moves to 67th position in World Rankings

Islamabad, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Post has moved up by 27 places from 94th to 67th position in the Universal Postal Union (the global organization of postal services) World Rankings 2020. The ranking is based on best service, confidence over service quality, reach, hard work and dedication. In 2016, Pakistan Post was ranked 94th with 29 points.
Pakistan Post’s newly launched digitization project wRead More…

Pakistan’s Armed Forces fully prepared to deal with any misadventure: Naval Chief

Islamabad, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Naval Chief Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi says Pakistan’s Armed Forces are well aware of all sorts of nefarious designs and also fully prepared all the time to deal with them. He was addressing 114th Midshipmen Passing out Parade at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi on Saturday.
The Naval Chief said Pakistan is a peaceful country and desires friendly and cordial relations with Read More…

Billion Tree Honey Initiative will stimulate Pakistani economy: Yang Rong

Islamabad, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Billion Tree Honey Initiative recently launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan will be a workable project to alleviate poverty and develop the bee products sector and will lead to broad prospects of Pak-China cooperation in this field.
These views were expressed by the Chairman China Bee Products Association, Yang Rong in Beijing on Saturday. He said Rich natural and human resRead More…

Pakistan rejects Indian Prime Minister’s claims about democracy in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

Islamabad, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has rejected the Indian Prime Minister’s preposterous and fallacious claims about democracy in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir following the so-called election of District Development Council.
In a press release on Saturday, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the RSS-BJP brand of democracy only means the muzzling of the KashmiriRead More…

PM reiterates to make Ehsaas Program the best poverty alleviation program in world

Islamabad, December 26, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government will ensure universal health coverage in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by the end of next year under the Health Card Scheme. He was addressing a ceremony in Chakwal on Saturday after performing ground-breaking of various development projects. These projects include Chakwal University, a five hundred-bed hospital, a Law College and thRead More…