National Assembly Standing Committee on Privatization meets

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):15th meeting of the Standing Committee on Privatization was held under the Chairmanship of Syed Mustafa Mahmud, MNA, at 2:00 p.m. in Conference Room of Privatization Division, Kohsar Block, Pak-Secretariat, and Islamabad.
The Committee recommended that the Advisor to Prime Minister on Ministry of Commerce may brief the Committee regarding the privatization of State Life Insurance Read More…

National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs meets

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs met in Parliament House, Islamabad this Afternoon under the Chairmanship of Malik Muhammad Ehsan Ullah Tiwana, MNA/Chairman. The Committee highly appreciated the dedication and sincere efforts of the present management of M/o Energy (Petroleum Division) towards Turkmenistan- Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Gas Line Project. The CommitteeRead More…

National Assembly Standing Committee on Planning Development and Special Initiatives meets

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):19th meeting of the Standing Committee on Planning Development and Special Initiatives was held today at 2:30 p.m. in the Committee Room of the Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Pak Secretariat, Islamabad, under the Chairmanship of Mr. Junaid Akbar, MNA.
The Committee unanimously confirmed minutes of its previous meeting held on 16th August, 2021. The MinisRead More…

Pakistan leading world on climate action: Prime Minister

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan is leading the world on climate action with achievement of the highest climate co-benefits through a number of green initiatives on the ground. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said the World Bank has also endorsed Pakistan’s vision with 2021 lending data. Imran Khan also shared a graph showing Pakistan’s World Bank commitments and climateRead More…

ECC approves release of 190,000 metric tons of wheat to USC

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet has approved release of 190,000 metric tons of wheat to Utility Stores Corporation to ensure smooth supply of the commodity across Pakistan. The ECC, which met in Islamabad on Thursday with Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin in the chair, was apprised that 90,000 metric tons of wheat has already been provided as an interim arrangement.
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Pakistan wants balanced, broad-based ties with US: Foreign Office

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar has said Pakistan wants objective, more balanced and broad-based relationships with the United States in the interest of the sovereignty and the political independence of both the countries.
Responding to a question during his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, he said we need a relationship that takes into account the interestRead More…

NDMA dispatches relief goods for earthquake-affected people of Balochistan

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):National Disaster Management Authority has dispatched relief goods for the earthquake-affected people of Balochistan. According to NDMA, the relief goods include 150 tents, 150 tarpaulins, 750 mosquito nets, and 1000 ration bags.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, PakRead More…

Pakistan sends 13 more trucks of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has sent 13 more trucks of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan via Torkham border. It was stated by life member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Chamber of Commerce and Industry Pakistan chapter, Mian Kashif Ashfaq while talking to a delegation of women entrepreneurs led by Sofia Haq.
Mian Kashif Ashfaq made an impassioned appeal to all segments of society froRead More…

Prime Minister committed to curb menace of corruption from country: Farrukh

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib says the NAB Ordinance is aimed at strengthening and making the National Accountability Bureau more vibrant. Talking to the media along with Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice Maleeka Ali Bukhari in Islamabad on Thursday, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan is committed to curb the menace of corruption from thRead More…

International community must move forward in consultation with Taliban Government in Kabul: Moeed

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf says the international community must move forward in consultation with the new government in Kabul. In his article published in an American Journal “Foreign Affairs”, he said the international community should play a positive role for ensuring peace and stability in the world. The Adviser said detachment from Afghanistan is not anRead More…