National Assembly National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue meets

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):64th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue was held today at 02:00 p.m., in Committee Room No. 7, Parliament House, Islamabad, under the chairmanship of Mr. Faiz Ullah, MNA.
While considering the “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (moved by Syed Javed Husnain, MNA)” the Committee unanimously decided that subject Bill should be clubbedRead More…

National Assembly National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development meets

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):The National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development expresses concern over non-implementation of its previous recommendations for prevention of corruption, embezzlement, etc., in different sub-ordinate department of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.
17th meeting of the Standing Committee on Overseas PakistaniRead More…

PTA and NADRA to Devise Foolproof System to Check Illegal Sims Issuance: NA Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications has directed Pakistan Telecommunications Authority and NADRA to d view a comprehensive mechanism to check sale/issuance of illegal SIMs. The Committee further directed to devise a system in collaboration with NADRA for closure of SIMs issued in the name of deceased persons. The Standing Committee on InformatioRead More…

PM directs PTI MPs to resolve public issues respective constituencies

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Members of the National and Provincial Assemblies of his party to ensure that public issues are resolved in the respective constituencies. He was talking to Members of National and Provincial Assemblies and Senators who called on him in Islamabad on Friday. The Prime Minister directed them to celebrate Rabi-ul-Awal in their respective constitRead More…

UNDP, German Embassy in Pakistan sign agreement

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):The UN Development Program and German embassy in Pakistan have signed an agreement for launching ‘Women’s Access to Justice Project’ in Balochistan. The project being funded by Germany is aimed at facilitating women in the legal sphere and providing them with remedies to enforce their rights under national and international law.
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Cotton production estimated 10 million tonnes this year: Cheema

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant on National Food Security Jamshed Iqbal Cheema has expressed the government’s commitment to enhance agriculture productivity in order to check inflation. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said the country is likely to produce ten million bales of cotton this year as compared to previous year’s six million bales. He said this is aRead More…

President to visit to UAE on Saturday, formally open Pakistan Pavilion at Dubai Expo

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):President Dr. Arif Alvi is undertaking two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates from 9th October [tomorrow], where he will inaugurate the Pakistan Pavilion in Dubai Expo 2020. Dubai Expo 2020 is the largest and most diverse exhibition in the region with participation from 192 countries, multilateral organizations and businesses. The Expo commenced on first of this month and will Read More…

Sindh Government must release wheat stocks to help ease prices of flour: Farrukh

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has asked the Sindh government to release from its warehouses wheat stocks to flour mills in order to bring down the prices of flour in the province. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments have released their stocks to the flour mills at the official ratRead More…

Early diagnosis of breast cancer best prevention of disease: President

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi has said early diagnosis of breast cancer is the best prevention of the disease. Inaugurating the breast cancer awareness campaign in Islamabad on Friday evening, he said breast cancer is a curable disease and its early detection enhances chances of cure and recovery to 90 percent. He said women should spend at least five minutes on their self-examination toRead More…

Pakistan, US agree to continue close coordination on Afghan situation, counter-terrorism, trade and investment

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan and the United States have agreed to continue close communication and coordination on the situation in Afghanistan, security and counter-terrorism, trade and investment, climate change, economic cooperation, and regional connectivity. This understanding was reached at a meeting between US Deputy Secretary of State Ms. Wendy R. Sherman and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood QurRead More…