Gender Agenda high on government priority 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):A high-level meeting was chaired by the Minister Planning Development and Special Initiatives here in Islamabad on Saturday. Member Social Sector and Devolution presented the draft gender roadmap which proposed gender integration across all national policies, programs, offices and key management processes.
The roadmap is designed to close the gender gap in education and employmeRead More…

NEPRA’s Authority visits Wind Power Plants at Jhimpir, Thatta 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman NEPRA, Mr. Tauseef H. Farooqi, Members of the Authority, Mr. Rafique Ahmad Shaikh and Engr. Maqsood Anwar Khan along with NEPRA CSR Consultant, Ms. Huma Zafar visited the Gul Ahmed, Master Wind Energy and Tricon Boston Wind Power Plants located in the wind corridor in Jhimpir, District Thatta, Sindh on 18.09.2021.
The Purpose of the visit was to observe the level of perRead More…

NEPRA authority visits K-Electric facilities 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman NEPRA, Mr. Tauseef H. Farooqi along-with Members of the Authority, Mr. Rafique Ahmad Shaikh and Engr. Maqsood Anwar Khan today visited various facilities of K-Electric (KE) to get appraised about KE’s multiple initiatives in respect of provision of uninterrupted power supply to the consumers and uplift of the marginalized segments of society in the KE service territorRead More…

Corporate taxpayers to adopt digital mode of payment with effect from 1st November; FBR considering grant of grace period 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is considering allowing the corporate taxpayers a grace period of 40 days to switch over to the digital mode of payments w.e.f. November 1, 2021 under Tax Laws (3rd Amendment) Ordinance, 2021. This has been stated in a press release issued by FBR to clarify the relevant clauses of Tax Laws (3rd Amendment) Ordinance.
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EVMs to help ensure fair, transparent elections: Farrukh 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) will help ensure fair and transparent elections. In a tweet on Monday, he said this system will ensure timely availability of form 45 and no vote will be rejected. The Minister of State said the opposition parties are opposing the use of technology in elections Read More…

Pakistan’s borders safe, secured: Interior Minister

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said the borders of Pakistan are safe and secured. Talking to the media persons in Islamabad on Monday, he categorically stated that Pakistan has neither established any ‘Mohajir’ camp nor has received new refugees from Afghanistan.
The Interior Minister said Pakistan wants return of three million Afghan refugees to their homRead More…

Glenn Beck lauds Prime Minister Imran’s efforts for safe evacuation of people from Afghanistan

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):American Radio Host and Television Producer Glenn Beck has applauded Prime Minister Imran Khan’s efforts for safe evacuation of people from Afghanistan. In a series of tweets, he said they had reached out to several world leaders for help. The silence was shocking as was the outpouring help on a humanitarian basis. The Journalist said that it was Prime Minister Imran Khan Read More…

Security forces kill TTP terrorist commander in North Waziristan 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):A terrorist commander of TTP Safiullah has been killed during security forces’ operation in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan. According to ISPR, Safiullah was involved in the killing of four women of an NGO and target killing of FWO engineers.
He was also involved in planning and execution of Improvised Explosive Device attacks on Security Forces, extortion and kidnapping Read More…

Proposed PMDA bill to ensure job security of journalists: Farrukh 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said the proposed bill of Pakistan Media Development Authority will ensure the job security and future career of all working journalists. In a tweet, he said the government is committed to work for the betterment of journalist community. The Minister of state said the government will address all the reservationRead More…

National Assembly to meet in Islamabad today 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Session of the National Assembly will be held at the Parliament House in Islamabad on Monday at 5 PM. The House will discuss matters of national and international importance.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
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