SBP to Issue Rs 70 Commemorative Coin to Mark 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and Germany

Karachi, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):To mark the occasion of 70th anniversary of Pakistan-Germany Diplomatic relations, the Government of Pakistan has decided to issue a commemorative coin of even denomination, i.e. Rs.70. This coin will be available on exchange counters of SBP Banking Services Corporation from October 15, 2021. It may be recalled here that the diplomatic relationship between Pakistan and Germany were Read More…

Opening of branches to facilitate the collection of Government receipts / duties/ taxes on October 15, 2021

Karachi, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):In order to facilitate the collection of Government receipts / duties / taxes, it has been decided that the field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP-BSC) and authorized branches of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) will observe extended banking hours till 8:00 P.M. on Friday, October 15, 2021, for which purpose a special clearing has been arranged at 6:00 P.M. on the samRead More…

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff visits Army Air Defence Centre Karachi 

Rawalpindi, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Army Air Defence Centre Karachi today. On arrival COAS laid floral wreath at Shuhada monument. Later, COAS witnessed commissioning of state of the art Chinese origin HQ-9/P HIMADS (High to Medium Air Defence System) into Pakistan Army Air Defence. Lieutenant General Hamood uz Zaman Khan; Commander Army Air Defence CommRead More…

Senate Standing Committee on Communication 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Senate Standing Committee on Communication met under the chairmanship of Senator Prince Ahmed Omer Ahmedzai here at Parliament House today for consideration of Private Member Bill Further to amend the National Highways Safety Ordinance, 2000 (The National Highways Safety Amendment Bill, 2000) introduced by the Senator Behramand Khan Tangi in the Senate on 06-01-2020 and referred bRead More…

NA Speaker applauds the contribution of Special Secretary Qamar Sohail Lodhi for improving legislative performance 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):In a Special Retirement reference in respect of Special Secretary Mr Qamar Sohail Lodhi on the eve of his retirement; Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser applauded his services for this august institution and he also presented performance Shield on the eve of his retirement.
Chairman Public Accounts Committee Rana Tanveer, also appreciated his performance and expressed well wishRead More…

Deposit Protection Corporation issues its Annual Report 2020-21 

Karachi, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) has issued its first Annual Report today, since the commencement of business in June 2018. The report highlights significant developments made in the areas of deposit protection framework, corporate governance and public awareness, and also includes financial statement of the corporation for FY2021.
It merits mentioning here that core responsibilRead More…

Pakistan intends to expand trade and investment ties with Korea: Sadiq Sanjrani

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has accentuated the need to further strengthen bilateral relations between Pakistan and South Korea in diverse fields including Trade and Economy.
Talking to Korean Ambassador, Mr. Suh Sangpyo, who called on Sadiq Sanjrani here at Parliament House on Thursday, the Chairman said that Pakistan cherishes its relationship with the Republic of KoRead More…

People to People Contact Vital for Strengthening Relations between Iraq and Pakistan: NA Deputy Speaker

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri has said that Iraq and Pakistan enjoy cordial relations based upon common religion and cultural values. He said that Parliament to Parliament contacts of both countries would enhance relations between both nations. He expressed these views during his meeting with Ambassador of Republic of Iraq Mr. Hammed Abbas Lufta who called on hiRead More…

Pakistan expresses readiness to reduce emissions 50% by 2030: Amin Aslam 

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Amin Aslam says Pakistan has expressed its readiness to reduce emissions fifty percent by 2030. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said we will reduce emissions by fifteen percent from our own resources whilst further reduction of thirty five percent can be achieved through conditional financing from theRead More…

Sanjrani calls for strengthening bilateral ties between Pakistan, South Korea in diverse fields

Islamabad, October 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has called for strengthening bilateral relations between Pakistan and South Korea in diverse fields including trade and economy. Talking to Korean Ambassador, Mr. Suh Sangpyo, who called on him in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said Pakistan cherishes its relationship with South Korea.
The Chairman underscored that the current bilateral trade 1.Read More…