Lack of investment in clean energy compromising fight against climate change and poverty

New research highlights a chronic lack of finance that will leave billions of people in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia without electricity or clean cooking by 2030
Urgent action to accelerate investment in clean energy for developing countries is needed from global leaders assembling at COP26 to ensure a just energy transition VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This year’s Energizing Finance reRead More…

Finance Minister meets his Turkish Counterpart 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin and the visiting Pakistan delegation met H.E. Lutfi Elvan, Minister of Treasury and Finance of Turkey and his team. Both agreed to further strengthen and diversify bilateral economic and commercial cooperation. Turkish side offered to assist Pakistan in developing key sectors including agriculture, construction and tourism. Expert level discussions tRead More…

Finance Minister meets his Turkish Counterpart 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin and the visiting Pakistan delegation met H.E. Lutfi Elvan, Minister of Treasury and Finance of Turkey and his team. Both agreed to further strengthen and diversify bilateral economic and commercial cooperation. Turkish side offered to assist Pakistan in developing key sectors including agriculture, construction and tourism. Expert level discussions tRead More…

Ambassador MATSUDA congratulates PJLF for publishing Urdu translation of Japanese novel “Genji Monogatari – The Tale of Genji” 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has appreciated and extended his congratulations to Mr. Khurram Sohail, President of Pakistan-Japan Literature Forum (PJLF), for publication of the Urdu translation of the classic Japanese novel “Genji Monogatari – The Tale of Genji” which was written one thousand years ago by a famous female novelist in Japan.
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COVID-19 claims six more patients, infects 590 others 

Karachi, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as six more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 7,520 and 590 new cases emerged when 18,323 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Thursday. He added that six more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 7,520 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Read More…

Chief of General Staff IRI Armed Forces visit Naval Headquarters 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Islamic Republic of Iran, Major General Mohammad Bagheri called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad. Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, the visiting dignitary was received by the Naval Chief. A smart contingent of Pakistan Navy presented Guard of Honour to the Chief of General StaRead More…

Finance Minister holds meeting with Vice President World Bank

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Shaukat Tarin, held a meeting with Vice President World Bank, South Asian Region Mr. Hartwig Schafer along with his team at Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today.
Federal Minister for Energy, Mohammad Hammad Azhar, and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Division Omar Ayub Khan along with their teams joined virtually. Also, GovernoRead More…

Ambassador of European Union to Pakistan visited PBIT 

Lahore, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Ambassador of European Union to Pakistan H.E. Androulla Kaminara called on CEO PBIT to discuss matters of mutual interest. Ambassador of EU urged CEO PBIT to work on promoting “Made in Pakistan” products in European Markets. Both agreed to work together for expanding bilateral economic cooperation.
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Finance Minister’s Meeting with MD World Bank 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Shaukat Tarin held a meeting today with Mr. Axel van Trotsenburg, Managing Director World Bank and the Bank’s Pakistan team at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC. Dr. Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador, Dr. Murtaza Syed, Deputy Governor SBP and Mr. Naveed Kamran Baloch, Alternate Executive Director, World Bank were also present.
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Charge d’affaires visit to Wazir Khan Mosque Highlights U.S. Efforts to Restore Cultural Sites 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):During a visit to the Wazir Khan Mosque and Chowk, U.S. Charge d’affaires a.i. Angela P. Aggeler highlighted the significance of Pakistan’s cultural heritage and the importance of joint U.S.-Pakistan efforts to restore and maintain historic sites. Charge Aggeler visited Lahore October 13-14.
Through the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, the United States supports Read More…