COVID-19 claims three more patients, infects 205 others

Karachi, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as three more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,509 and 205 new cases emerged when 9,347 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Saturday. He added that three more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,509 that constituted 1.7 percent death rateRead More…

PIA to quicken the process of paying compensation to families of the victims: Governor Sindh

Karachi, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has asked PIA to quicken the process of paying compensation to families of the victims. “The inordinate delay in payment of compensations to the unfortunate heirs of the victims of the air crash is indeed matter of great concern, as some of them may be in dire need of monetary support upon the loss of their bread winners”, he remarked.
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Security Forces conducted an Area Sanitization Operation in Boya, North Waziristan, on reported presence of terrorists

Rawalpindi, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): Security Forces conducted an Area Sanitization Operation in Boya, North Waziristan, on reported presence of terrorists. During intense exchange of fire, terrorist Ashraf Ullah alias Toofani, resident of Boya was killed. Terrorist Ashraf Ullah was an active terrorist of TTP. He remained involved in target killing, terrorist activities against Security Forces, extortion and plantingRead More…

Passing Out Parade of Basic Recruits Training Course-28 was held at Rangers Training Centre and School Karachi

Rawalpindi, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): Passing Out Parade of Basic Recruits Training Course-28 was held at Rangers Training Centre and School Karachi. Corps Commander Karachi, Lieutenant General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, was the chief guest on the occasion. DG Rangers Sindh and limited officials attended the ceremony following Covid SOPs. Corps Commander reviewed the parade and gave away prizes to distinguished trainees.
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Shahzad vows to take strict action against those involved in sugar scam, artificial price hike

Islamabad, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Interior and Accountability Shahzad Akbar has said that strict action will be taken against those involved in sugar crisis and price hike through speculation. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad this evening (Saturday), he said that action taken against those involved in the Sugar Scam on recommendations of the Sugar Commission RepRead More…

PM, KP Finance Minister discuss matters of province

Islamabad, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): Finance Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Taimur Saleem Jhagra called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Saturday) and discussed financial matters of the province.
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Arrangements finalized to ensure transparent by-polls in Daska

Islamabad, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): Secretary of Election Commission of Pakistan Dr Akhtar Nazir has chaired a meeting to finalise arrangements for the bye-election in NA-75 Daska, and to ensure peaceful, fair, transparent and impartial conduct of by-elections in the constituency. The meeting, held on the directions of Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja at Quaid-e-Azam Divisional Public School Daska, waRead More…

PM ‘puzzled at the cacophony’ over Pakistan’s exclusion from US climate conference

Islamabad, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he is “puzzled at the cacophony” over Pakistan not being invited to a conference on climate change in the United States. In a series of tweets today, he said his government’s environment policies are driven solely by the commitment to our future generations of a clean and green Pakistan to mitigate the impact of climate chanRead More…

Prime Minister approves re-constitution of Economic Advisory Council

Islamabad, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Prime Minister has approved the re-constitution of Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to recommend macro-economic stabilization measures and carry forward the reform agenda for robust and sustained economic growth. The EAC shall be chaired by the Prime Minister. Minister for Finance and Revenue shall be the Vice Chairman. In the absence of the Prime Minister, the Finance Minister Read More…

Ehsaas Secondary Education Conditional Cash Transfer programme approved

Islamabad, April 03, 2021 (PPI-OT): A meeting chaired by Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Sania Nishtar in Islamabad today (Saturday) approved the first of its kind Ehsaas Secondary Education Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme to enable the deserving households to send their children to secondary schools.
The program will be rolled out nationwide in July this year. According to a press statement, the pRead More…