COVID-19 claims 13 more patients, infects 635 others

Karachi, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 13 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 3,888 and 635 new cases emerged when 6,041 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Saturday. He added that 13 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 3,888 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
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Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi visits Counter Terrorism Department HQRs Peshawar to review proposal for revamping of CTD

Peshawar, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi visited Counter Terrorism Department (CTD). The IGP was received by high ranking police officers on arrival at CTD headquarters Peshawar. The IGP KP presided over a high level meeting at CTD headquarters in which he was briefed about the revamping of CTD particularly its extension to Newly Merged Districts (NMRead More…

Federal Ministers Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad and Peer Noor-ul-Haq Qadri calls on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar

Lahore, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad and Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Peer Noor-ul-Haq Qadri called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at CM office today. Matters of mutual interest, law and order situation as well as measures taken for promoting religious harmony, came under discussion during the meeting. The meeting stressed upon taking all possible mRead More…

Provincial Minister for Law Raja Basharat calls on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar

Lahore, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Law Raja Basharat called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at CM office today. Matters regarding law and order situation, overall political situation in the province and the measures taken for safeguarding the lives and property of the people came under discussion during the meeting. The Law Minister also informed the Chief Minister about the prepaRead More…

Vicious tactics burry the politics of PDM Gang: Firdous Ashiq Awan

Lahore, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): SACM Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, in a statement, has said that vicious tactics have buried the politics of the PDM gang. After blustering resignations and long march, they have now proclaiming of No-Confidence Movement. The fake princess and Maulana are in deep shock over the boastful claim of a Prince about No Confidence Movement. She said that beginning of PDM was devastated and its fuRead More…

Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati calls on Punjab Chief Minister

Lahore, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati called on Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at CM’s Office today. Matters of adopting a joint strategy to retrieve the railways’ owned lands, promotion of tree plantation on railways and projects under public-private partnership came under discussion during the meeting. Secretary Railways and concerned officials were also present on the Read More…

World Bank to invest more in Punjab for Next Five Years

Lahore, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): A consultative session on World Bank Partnership Framework was arranged at Planning and Development Complex where representatives of World Bank, Federal Government, and all the administrative departments of Punjab participated. The objective of the session was to hold discussions on Punjab’s development priorities for the next five years and to gather input of government of PunjabRead More…

Punjab Health Minister suspends MS DHQ Sheikhupura

Lahore, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid suspended Medical Superintendent District Headquarters Hospital Sheikhupura Dr. Azhar Amin here on Friday. On directions from Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid, Director General Health Punjab Dr. Haroon Jehangir made a surprise visit to the DHQ and the MS as well as staff of the hospital were found absent. The DG Health visited different unitRead More…

FBR issues clarification on Sales Tax on IT services and IT enabled services

Islamabad, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued a clarification on the news item appearing in Daily Business Recorder on 22nd January, 2021 regarding imposition of 16 % Sales Tax on IT Services and IT Enabled Services. FBR has stated that IT and IT Enabled Services were subject to Sales Tax at 16 % since July 2015 under Islamabad Capital Territory (Tax on Services) Ordinance, 2001. LatRead More…

Parliament can play a key role in globalizing Kashmir issue: Masood Khan

Islamabad, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that the Kashmir issue can be effectively projected on the global level through parliamentary diplomacy, and incumbent Pakistan parliament can play an important role in this regard. He expressed these views during a meeting with Speaker National Assembly Assad Qaisar. Chairman Parliamentary Kashmir Committee ShehaRead More…