Seaweed a model solution for fighting climate change

Seaweed a model solution for fighting climate change Researchers from KAUST and Aarhus university believe they have identified a model solution to climate change, biodiversity loss, joblessness, hunger and environmental damage. In a paper published in Nature Sustainability, the co-authors outline how the cultivation and use of seaweed as a carbon capture technology, a job and tax revenue generator, and a food sRead More…

COVID-19 claims three more patients, infects 281 others

Karachi, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as three more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 7,474 and 281 new cases emerged when 6,083 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Thursday. He added that three more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 7,474 that constituted 1.6 percent death ratRead More…

Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Forces conduct live weapon firing during Exercise Naseem Al Bahr-XIII

Karachi, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):In an impressive fire power display during Exercise Naseem Al Bahr-XIII (NAB-XIII), Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval and Air Forces demonstrated joint combat readiness and war fighting potential through live weapons firing in North Arabian Sea. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi and Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al GhofRead More…

Ambassador of Japan congratulates the newly elected office-bearers of PJCA Islamabad

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, on Thursday, October 7 administered the oath of newly elected office-bearers of Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association (PJCA) Islamabad. An oath taking ceremony to this effect was held today at the official residence of the Ambassador, with a limited number of attendees as a precaution against the coronavirus pandemic.
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U.S. partnership with Pakistan boosts student literacy in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):The United States Government, together with the Government of Pakistan and provincial partners, has helped increase the reading skills of students in Grades 1 and 2 through the Pakistan Reading Project.
Over the course of seven years, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project trained 27,000 teachers on reading instruction and reached 1.5 million children in areRead More…

Pakistan’s 18th Lincoln Corner Opens in Vehari

Lahore, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):U.S. Consul General in Lahore William K. Makaneole inaugurated the newest Lincoln Corner in Pakistan, located at the Vehari campus of the University of Education. University Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha welcomed Mr. Makaneole for the opening ceremony of the Lincoln Corner.
Lincoln Corners are close partnerships between the U.S. Mission to Pakistan and selected insRead More…

Chairperson national commission on women status calls on Governor Sindh

Karachi, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairperson National Commission on Women Status (NCWS), Nilofer Bakhtiar called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail in Karachi. During the meeting, Governor Ismail said that the state was fully committed to protect human rights and adequate legal apparatus and administrative measures had been taken in this regard. He said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI-led) government had shown evenRead More…

NAB Releases details of Convictions under Section 10 and Section 25

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Honourable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a high-level meeting. The meeting reviewed overall performance of all Regional Bureaus of NAB especially convictions made under Section 10 of National Accountability Ordinance (NAO)-1999 and under Section 25 (b) of NAO-1999 during the present tense of NAB under the dynamic leadership of Honourable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, ChRead More…

Standing Committee on Law and Justice meets

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):60th meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice was held today under the Chairmanship of Mr. Riaz Fatyana, MNA at 02:00 P.M. in Committee Room No. 7, (4th Floor), Parliament House, Islamabad. The meeting started with recitation from the Holy Quran then, the Committee offered Fateh and expressed condolence for the departed souls of Baluchistan Earthquake martyrs as well aRead More…

National Assembly Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs meets

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):National Assembly Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs met under the Chairmanship of Mir Amer Ali Khan Magsi, MNA, in Parliament House, Islamabad. The Committee was briefed about the land encroached in the jurisdiction of Karachi Port Trust (KPT).
The Committee noted that this encroachment has been going on for the past so many years and different administrations of KPT have wilRead More…