COVID-19 claims 12 more patients, infects 404 others

Karachi, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 12 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,288 and 404 new cases emerged when 11,399 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Saturday. He added that 12 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,288 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Read More…

Pakistan Navy conducts Bilateral Exercises with Russian and Sri Lankan Navy Ships

Karachi, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): Upon culmination of Exercise AMAN 2021, Pakistan Navy Ships ALAMGIR and ASLAT conducted bilateral Exercise ARABIAN MONSOON 2021 with ships of Russian Federation Navy, ADMIRAL GRIGOROVICH and DMITRIY ROGACHOV in North Arabian Sea. Besides, Pakistan Navy Ship ZULFIQUAR also conducted bilateral Exercise LION STAR-II with Sri Lankan Navy Ship GAJABAHU. In these exercises, fixed and roRead More…

Providing maximum relief to citizens, top priority: DIG

Islamabad, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): Deputy Inspector General of Islamabad Police (Operations) Afzaal Ahmed Kausar on Saturday directed for elaborate and effective policing measures to eliminate crime from the city and ensure maximum relief to people at their door steps. He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting at DIG Office to review crime situation in the city. The meeting was attended by SSP (OperRead More…

Efforts underway for crime free Capital: SSP

Islamabad, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Islamabad Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanveer has said that Islamabad police accelerate their efforts in property cases during last couple of weeks, arrested 48 accused and also busted gangs besides recovery of valuables including cash and gold ornaments worth Rs. 36 million from them. He said that, following directions of IGP Islamabad Qazi JamiRead More…

Federal Board of Revenue signs historic customs cooperation agreement with Tajikistan

Islamabad, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): An Agreement on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters has been signed in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Mr. Imran Haider, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Tajikistan and Mr. Karimzoda K. Chairman, Customs Service, Republic of Tajikistan signed the said agreement on behalf of their respective governments.
The provisions of this Agreement were finalized afteRead More…

3G Data sites upgraded to 4G in South Waziristan

Islamabad, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): Data Services of Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) were restored in South Waziristan after visit of Prime Minister’ visit on 20th January 2021. Subsequently, PTA carried out a Quality of Service (QoS) survey in South Waziristan, in order to check the on-ground status of telecom services.
CMOs were asked not only to improve the services but also to upgrade their 3G data siteRead More…

Closing ceremony of the Pakistan-Turkey joint military exercise “ATATURK-XI 2021” held at Tarbela

Rawalpindi, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): Closing ceremony of the Pakistan-Turkey joint military exercise “ATATURK-XI 2021” held at Tarbela. Troops from Turkish Special forces and Pakistan’s Special Service Group (SSG) participated in the exercise. Three weeks long exercise focused on Counter Terrorism operations including Cordon and Search techniques, Built-up Area clearance drills with Combat Aviation support, Read More…

Security Forces conducted IBO on terrorist hideout in MalikKhel, North Waziristan late last night

Rawalpindi, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): Security Forces conducted IBO on terrorist hideout in MalikKhel, North Waziristan late last night. During intense exchange of fire 2 x terrorists including a terrorist commander Rehmat alias Khalid killed. During exchange of fire Havaldar Shahzad Raza embraced shahadat.
Terrorist Rehmat alias Khalid was an IED expert and remained involved in different terrorist activities againRead More…

Provision of Easy Loans under Punjab Rozgar scheme will start next week: Minister Industries

Lahore, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): A meeting was held at the Civil Secretariat under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal in which the performance of Punjab Small Industries Corporation, the objectives achieved and the future course of action was reviewed. Managing Director PSIC Jameel Ahmed Jameel gave a detailed briefing on the progress and future priorities of PunjaRead More…

Health Minister Reviewed Progress on Distribution of Sehat Sahulat Cards in Sahiwal and Dera Ghazi Khan

Lahore, February 20, 2021 (PPI-OT): Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid reviewed progress on distribution of Sehat Sahulat Cards in Sahiwal and Dera Ghazi Khan in a meeting of the stakeholders on Saturday. Present in the meeting were Chief Secretary Punjab, Chairman Planning and Development Abdullah Sunbal, Secretary Finance Iftikhar Sahu, Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department BarristRead More…