Government to amend constitution to ensure use of EVMs in elections: Khattak 

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Defence, Pervez Khattak has said that Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf government would bring constitutional amendment to ensure the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for transparency and impartiality in the general elections of 2023.
Addressing a reception hosted to celebrate victory in recently held Cantonment Board elections in Nowshera, he said the opposition parRead More…

Government introducing modern transport system in Karachi: Asad 

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar says the government is for the first time introducing a modern transport system in Karachi. He was addressing the ceremony of arrival of the first batch of forty buses for Green Line Project in Karachi on Sunday.
The Minister said forty more buses for the Green Line Project will reach Karachi next month. He said commercial operatioRead More…

Use of electronic voting machine in elections inevitable: Faisal Javed

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Senator Faisal Javed says the use of electronic voting machine in elections is inevitable. In his tweets on Sunday, he said the next general elections will be held through electronic voting to ensure transparency and thwart the practices of allegations of rigging.
Faisal Javed said the Supreme Court also said in its judgment that under Article 222, Parliament has the power to leRead More…

China to invest $15 billion in Pakistan’s petrochemicals sector 

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chinese companies have expressed their readiness to invest fifteen billion dollars in Pakistan’s petrochemicals sector. This was stated by Federal Secretary Board of Investment, Fareeha Mazhar while talking to APP in Islamabad today [Sunday]. She said the Chinese companies would invest in the petrochemical sector in Gwadar, including the project of energy pipeline from GwaRead More…

President upholds Banking Mohtasib’s order to refund lost money to victims of online fraud 

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi has upheld the decision of the Banking Mohtasib in three similar cases, wherein it had ordered the banks to credit the lost money to their account holders in fraudulent digital transactions.
The complainants Najma Sultana, a retired teacher and widow; Zahid Shah, a technician of Pakistan Air Force and Tariq Mehmood Chaudhry, a semi-literate person, had filRead More…

Electoral Reforms Bill to be passed with simple majority: Khattak

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has said that Electoral Reforms Bill would be passed with simple majority to hold next general elections through Electronic Voting Machine. Addressing a public gathering organized at Risalpur, he said local bodies’ polls will also be held through EVM. He also announced the provision of special grant for Nowshera and Risalpur Cantonments and instRead More…

Pakistan dispatches 300-ton edibles for people of Afghanistan as humanitarian aid 

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan dispatched 17 trucks loaded with 300 ton edibles for people of Afghanistan as humanitarian aid, on Sunday. The aid was dispatched by Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum, on behalf of the government of Pakistan. Briefing media at the at Pak-Afghan border Torkham, Chairman, Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum Habibullah Khan Khattak, said Afghans are our Muslim brothers and neighbour aRead More…

Fawad urges opposition to cooperate with Government to hold impartial elections 

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says the government is committed to go ahead with its electoral reforms agenda for free, fair, transparent, and credible elections through the use of modern technology. Addressing a joint news conference, along with Minister for Science and Technology Syed Shibli Faraz, in Islamabad on Sunday, he urged the oppositiRead More…

Prime Minister to virtually address UNGA’s session on September 24

Islamabad, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan will virtually address, 76th session of UN General Assembly (UNGA), the world’s biggest diplomatic gathering, on September 24. This was stated by Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Munir Akram in an interview with Associate Press of Pakistan in New York.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Munir Akram saRead More…

Protest outside UN building in New York during Modi’s address on Saturday

New York, September 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):A protest demonstration will be held outside the UN building in New York on Saturday (September 25) when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would address the United Nations General Assembly. The protesters will demand intervention of the World Body for immediate lifting of the military occupation of occupied Jammu and Kashmir by New Delhi, release of all political prisoners and Read More…