17th Board of Directors’ meeting of Public Private Partnership Authority held under the Chairmanship of Asad Umar

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):The 17th Board of Directors’ meeting of Public Private Partnership Authority was held on 17th September 2021 in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives (MoPD and SI). The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary MoPD and SI, nominee of Secretary Finance Division, Secretary Communications, Member PrivatRead More…

National Assembly Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat meets

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has directed Establishment Division to bring a service delivery model of Staff Welfare Organization within two months for its re-organization. The Committee was of the view that there was duplicity in the charter and functions of the Staff Welfare Organization and other Staff Welfare related organization under the Establishment DivisRead More…

Asad Umar dispels impression of slowing down pace of CPEC

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has dispelled the impression of slowing down pace of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor saying that major work of the projects was completed during Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said in first phase of CPEC, two major sectors power and infrastructure were under main focus. PoweRead More…

India trying to sabotage Pakistan’s soft image: Rashid

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid says India is trying to sabotage Pakistan’s soft image around the world as its media has expedited a malicious campaign against Pakistan. Talking to a private television channel, he said Pakistan’s security agencies are fully capable to counter terrorism and we had provided high profile security to New Zealand team.
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Pakistan, China, Russia, Iran reaffirm pledge to promote peace

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan, China, Russia and Iran have reaffirmed their intention to promote peace, security and stability in Afghanistan and in the region as a whole. The affirmation came at a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, China, Pakistan and Iran on the margins of the SCO and Collective Security Treaty Organization Summits in Dushanbe.
The Ministers emphasized that the sovereigntRead More…

Pakistan, Tajikistan agree to upgrade bilateral relations to long-term strategic partnership

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan and Tajikistan have agreed to upgrade the bilateral relations to the level of a long-term strategic partnership. According to the Joint Statement on establishment of strategic partnership between the two countries, Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Emomali Rahmon at a meeting in Dushanbe, underscored that the strategic partnership will create a sustainable foundatRead More…

UN Peacekeeping Exercise concludes in China

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):The UN Peacekeeping Exercise ‘Shared Destiny 2021’ was held at Queshan Training Base of Chinese People’s Liberation Army. According to the ISPR, troops from Pakistan, China, Mongolia and Thailand participated in the multinational exercise. It focused on training for operations executed by the UN peacekeepers in different missions. Participation of Pakistani conRead More…

CCoE approves winter incentive package for power consumers

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy chaired by Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar in Islamabad has approved a winter incentive package for power consumers on incremental consumption from the 1st of November till 28th February next year.
A summary to this effect was moved by the Power Division. The forum also constituted a committee headed by Minister for ScRead More…

Foreign Minister welcomes UK’s decision to remove Pakistan from international travel red list

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Britain has removed eight countries including Pakistan, Turkey and Maldives from the international travel red list to make travel easier for fully vaccinated people. In a tweet, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said double-vaccinated travellers coming from non-red list countries will no longer have to take pre-departure tests from 4th of next month. He said the measure has beRead More…

Moeed urges for constructive engagement with new political reality in Afghanistan

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Adviser to Prime Minister on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf has called for constructive engagement with the new political reality in Afghanistan to avert a humanitarian crisis. In his article published in UK-based online Newspaper “The Independent”, he said that walking away from Afghanistan would be tantamount to giving up on the millions of Afghans that remain inRead More…