COVID-19 claims 13 more patients, infects 421 others

Karachi, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 13 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,212 and 421 new cases emerged when 10,584 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 4,212 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
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ECP to hold senate polls according to Article 266 of constitution, says Murad Constitution calls for secret ballot

Karachi, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the Article 266 of the constitution calls for holding senate elections through a secret ballot. “The allegation of sale and purchase of votes against the parliamentarian was aimed at defaming the public representatives, otherwise the members have the right to vote according to their conscience.” This he said on Saturday whRead More…

Chief of the Naval Staff visits Foreign Navy Ships participating in the 7th Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN 2021

Karachi, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi visited foreign ships of navies participating in 7th Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN-21. Upon his arrival on board foreign visiting ships, the Naval Chief was warmly welcomed by Senior Officers/ Commanding Officers and was presented Guard of Honour by smartly dressed out contingents.
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President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi addressed the Opening Session of International Maritime Conference held in tandem with 7th Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN-2021

Karachi, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): The three-days International Maritime Conference (IMC-21) organized on the theme of ‘Development of Blue Economy under a Secure and Sustainable Environment: A Shared Future for Western Indian Ocean Region’ by National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) under the auspices of Pakistan Navy has commenced. The President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi Read More…

PTA gets ISO 9001:2015 certification for consumer protection division

Islamabad, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has received ISO 9001:2015 quality management system certification for its Consumer Protection Division (CPD), after a detailed audit conducted by accredited certification body British Assessment Bureau.
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Pakistan customs foil an attempt to smuggle arms and ammunition to Afghanistan

Islamabad, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): Model Customs Collectorate (A and F), Peshawar at Customs Station, Torkham foiled an attempt to smuggle Arms and Ammunition to Afghanistan in exports consignment. A twenty two wheeler trailer loaded with cement bags was scanned at Torkham. The scan report highlighted abnormal images. The exports consignment was then put to thorough examination which led to recovery of 120 PistolRead More…

Regional peace impossible till end of genocide in IIOJK: AJK President

Islamabad, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has stressed that peace and stability cannot prevail in the region without cessation of genocide and crimes against humanity in the illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). “It is the moral obligation of everyone to raise voice to save the Kashmiri people from the scourge of impending annihilation enRead More…

20th meeting of Standing Committee on Climate Change has been held under the Chairpersonship of Ms. Munaza Hassan MNA

Islamabad, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): The meeting started with the recitation from the Holy Quran. Then, the Committee decided to proceed with the agenda. The Committee unanimously confirmed the minutes of its previous meeting held on 21st January, 2021. Then, the Committee took up the agenda of previous recommendations/direction and asked OCRA about the status of its previous recommendations. The representative froRead More…

Pakistan Army conducts ‘Jidar-ul-Hadeed’ tactical drills in Thar Desert: ISPR

Islamabad, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Army’s troops of Karachi Corps have been practicing tactical drills and procedures as part of Exercise “Jidar-ul-Hadeed” in Thar Desert that commenced on 28th of the last month. According to ISPR, the four weeks long defensive manoeuvre exercise is aimed at validating concept of defence in deserts. The exercise is being conducted in extreme desert condRead More…

Naval Chief visits vessels of various countries in Maritime Exercise AMAN-2021

Islamabad, February 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi visited the vessels of various countries participating in the Multinational Maritime Exercise AMAN-2021 on Saturday. According to the spokesperson of Pakistan Navy, the Naval Chief visited the vessels of Russia, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka and met with their commanding officers. Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi thanked the representatiRead More…