Upcoming budget will play major role in export promotion: Shaukat Tarin

Islamabad, June 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin says the upcoming budget will play a major role in export promotion and increasing the footprint of small and medium businesses. Chairing two separate meetings through video link with the representatives of the Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Auto Industry of Pakistan in Islamabad, he said government is cognizant of the issues of the businRead More…

Government approves new visa policy for Chinese nationals regarding CPEC projects: Rashid

Islamabad, June 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says the government has approved a new visa policy for Chinese nationals regarding China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. During a meeting with Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong in Islamabad, he said the minimum period of new visas for Chinese nationals has been set at two years. The Interior Minister said that Chinese nationals would now be iRead More…

Pakistan-Egypt Joint Air Defense Exercise ‘Sky Guards-1’ concludes

Islamabad, June 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):The closing ceremony of Pakistan-Egypt Joint Air Defense Exercise ‘Sky Guards-1’ was held in Cairo today (Friday). Troops of Pakistan Army Air Defense, Pakistan Air Force and Egyptian Air Defense Forces participated in the first ever exercise of this kind.
The two weeks long exercise focused on integration, synchronization, information gathering, interoperability and deciRead More…

Posters demanding release of detainees continue to appear in IIOJK

Srinagar, June 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, posters continued to appear in different parts of Srinagar against continued illegal detentions of Hurriyat leaders, activists and youth languishing in different jails of the territory and in India.
The posters displayed by Kashmir Resistance Movement, Jammu and Kashmir Justice League, Kashmir Hurriyat Forum and Jammu and Kashmir JusticeRead More…

CM Khan asks people to plant more trees

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal has said that incumbent government was earnestly striving to cope up with the issue of climate change. In his message issued on Saturday on the eve of “World Environment Day”, he said that global warming was a serious and common problem of the world. Khan said trees were being planted across the province under “Ten Billion Trees Tsunami Programme”. He added thatRead More…

CDA launches developmental works in Islamabad, Kahuta Industrial areas

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Amer Ali Ahmed on Saturday said various developmental schemes have been initiated in the Islamabad and Kahuta Industrial areas to facilitate the industrialist community which is the backbone of the economy. Talking to a delegation of Islamabad Industrial Association led by its President Tariq Sadiq, he informed that rehabilitation of the road linkingRead More…

TCF schools affiliated with federal education board

KARACHI: The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has signed an MoU with the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) regarding the affiliation of TCF’s secondary schools. A TCF statement said Saturday that the association with FBISE will provide centralized support for teaching and learning activities. Affiliating its network of secondary schools with FBISE will help TCF align syllabi and assessment syRead More…

Boy killed in clash

SHIKARPUR: A youth was killed during a clash between two groups in Shikharpur’s Chak area on Saturday. According to details, a 15-year-old boy, Noor Hassan, son of Rustam Jatoi was shot dead during a clash between two groups of the Jatoi clan over the pretext of honor within the limits of Rustam police station. After being informed, the police reached on the spot and took the body to a nearby hospital for medico-Read More…

Excise police recover 1200 kg bhang

QUETTA: Excise and Narcotics Control Inspector Hassan Ali Dashti of the Ubauro Police with his team during search of a suspicious truck container near the National Highway Reni Canal near Kamo Shaheed in Ghotki District recovered 1200 kg of bhang. One accused Waris Khan was arrested. The accused was bringing bhang from Charsadda to Sindh while the truck container number E-2723 used in the incident was also impoundeRead More…

AVLC arrest eight motorcycle lifters in Karachi

KARACHI: Anti Vehicle Lifting Cell of the Sindh police (AVLC) on Friday Saturday claimed to have apprehended eight motorcycle lifters from the city. According to AVLC officials, receiving information about the lifters a police team conducted a raid in different areas and detained eight motorcycle lifters. The police have recovered four motorcycles from their possession which were stolen from Methadar, Aram Bagh, DeRead More…