Challenges increasing for the economy

Islamabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman of National Business Group Pakistan, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum, and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said challenges to the battered economy are increasing.
Problems are increasing as compared to facilities which have raised concerns among the business community as some sectors are showiRead More…

NTDC Promotes and Upgrades 53 Officials to the Next Grades

Lahore, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):National Transmission and Desptach Company Limited (NTDC) has promoted and upgraded 53 officials of different cadres. The promotion board meeting was held at Shaheen Complex Lahore under the supervision of Managing Director NTDC Engr. Muhammad Ayub. The promotion board recommended the promotion of 28 officials of Upper Technical Staff (Electrical Diploma Holder, Non Diploma holder and BRead More…

COVID-19 claims 25 more patients, infects 1,631 others

Karachi, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as 25 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,697 and 1,631 new cases emerged when 18,075 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Friday. He added that 25 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,697 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
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AJK President advises students to use knowledge for welfare of humanity

Muzaffarabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has advised the students to use their knowledge not just to get a job but for the welfare of humanity particularly for the good of their country, nation, community, and parents. He made these remarks while addressing the 18th convocation of the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir here on Friday.
The prestigious convocation ceremony held at theRead More…

Pakistan, US, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan agree to establish quadrilateral diplomatic platform

Islamabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan, United States, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan have agreed to establish a new quadrilateral diplomatic platform, focused on enhancing regional connectivity. According to the Foreign Office, the understanding was reached amongst representatives of the four countries. It said the parties consider long-term peace and stability in Afghanistan critical to regional connectivity. RecoRead More…

Investment in sustainable infrastructure indispensable to SDGs: FM

Islamabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said massive investment in sustainable infrastructure, including energy, transportation, agriculture, and manufacturing is indispensable to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the climate objectives.
Virtually addressing 75th Anniversary of the Economic and Social Council today (Friday), he said Pakistan’s infrastructure develRead More…

Pakistan proposes to establish SCO Development Bank

Islamabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has proposed to establish Shanghai Cooperation Organization Development Bank for development of member states on the footprints of International Financial Cooperation. The proposal was put forth by Minister for Industries and Production, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar while addressing the Industrial Ministerial Conference of SCO member states through video link. The Minister also pRead More…

COAS, US Charge d’ Affairs discuss matters of mutual interest

Islamabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):US Charge d’ Affairs Ms Angela Aggeler called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi today (Friday). During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional and current security situation in Afghanistan and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed. The Army Chief said Pakistan desires to maintain this tradition of bilateral engagement and wished for loRead More…

Pakistan postpones three-day Afghan Peace Conference until after Eid-ul-Azha

Islamabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has postponed the three-day Afghan Peace Conference until after Eid-ul-Azha. According to the Foreign Office, the conference was scheduled to be held in Islamabad from tomorrow. New dates of the event will be announced later.
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Shahryar Afridi appreciates efforts of Kuwaiti Ambassador in restoring visas for Pakistanis

Islamabad, July 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Ambassador of Kuwait to Pakistan, Nasr Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi called on Chairman Kashmir Committee, Shehryar Khan Afridi in Islamabad today (Friday). During the meeting, Shahryar Khan Afridi appreciated the efforts of Kuwaiti Ambassador in restoring Kuwaiti visas for Pakistanis. He said Kuwait and Pakistan, along with other Islamic countries, will continue to play an active role in Read More…