Healthcare Equipment/ Supplies to cater for Covid-19 reached Karachi through Pakistan Navy Ship

Karachi, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): Critical healthcare equipment/ supplies to cater for Covid-19 3rd wave reached Karachi. A special Pakistan Navy Ship NASR has transported the medical supplies from Kingdom of Bahrain. The supplies will facilitate in improving medical infrastructure and response towards COVID-19 emergencies. Pakistan Navy has always remained at forefront to contribute towards nation building and extend Read More…

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

Lahore, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today is as under:
Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 65600 cusecs and Outflows 65000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 43200 cusecs and Outflows 45200 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 52000 cusecs and Outflows 50000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 31000 cusRead More…

Weather Forecast

Islamabad, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): Synoptic Situation
A shallow westerly wave is affecting upper and western parts of the country.
Sunday
Hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain wind-thunderstorm (with isolated hailstorm) is expected in Kashmir, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Pothohar region, northeast Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan.
Monday
Mainly hot and dry weather is expeRead More…

AJK President condemns arrest of martyred APHC leader Sehrai’s sons

Rawalakot, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan while strongly condemning the arrest of two sons of the martyred All Parties Hurriyat leader Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir has described it as the worst form of fascism of the Indian government.
Reacting sharply over the police raid at Ashraf Sehrai’s residence in Barzulla Baghat area of SrinagRead More…

UN Secretary-General calls for immediately halting of Israeli hostilities against Palestinians

Islamabad, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for immediate halting of Israeli hostilities against the innocent Palestinians. He made these remarks at the open meeting of the UN Security Council organized by China today [Sunday]. Antonio Guterres said rockets and mortars and aerial and artillery bombardments from all sides must be stopped immediately. He said the United Nations isRead More…

Death toll from Israeli airstrikes on Gaza rises to 200, including 52 children

Islamabad, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): In complete defiance and disregard to human rights and international law, the Israeli forces are continuing the barbaric and callous air strike against unarmed Palestinians in Gaza and West Bank. At least forty-two Palestinians including 13 children were martyred and many wounded in overnight bombardment in the Gaza Strip on seventh consecutive day and flattening at least two residenRead More…

OIC FMs urge UNSC to act swiftly to halt Israel’s barbaric attacks against Palestinians

Islamabad, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has adopted a unanimous resolution demanding immediate halt of Israel’s hostilities against Palestinians causing serious implications for security of the region and beyond.
The resolution was adopted at a virtual open-ended extraordinary meeting of the OIC Executive Committee of the Foreign Ministers hosted by Saudi Arabia. Foreign MinistRead More…

FM calls on int’l community to stop Israeli atrocities against civilian population in Gaza

Islamabad, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called on the international community to protect Palestinians against the blatant and illegal use of force and flagrant violations of human rights by Israel. Addressing the virtual open-ended emergency meeting of the OIC Executive Committee hosted by Saudi Arabia, he urged the world community to urgently intervene to stop Israeli atrocities aRead More…

PM felicitates Dr. Sania over listing of Ehsaas program in WB’s list

Islamabad, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has congratulated Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar and her team over the World Bank’s listing of Ehsaas Emergency Cash program amongst top four social protection interventions globally. In a tweet on Sunday, he said this is a milestone and well deserved international recognition. Under Ehsaas Emergency Cash program, cash stipeRead More…

Govt to table Protection of Journalists and Media professionals Bill, 2021 in NA session: Fawad

Islamabad, May 16, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said reforms will be introduced in the state owned media outlets in order to turn them into effective voice of the state. In an interview with daily Dawn, he said Radio Pakistan and PTV are being revamped and people would see changes in the next few months. He said the PTV will begin digital transmission next monthRead More…