Dialogue for peace and understanding held at Pakistan house 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Ambassador of Pakistan Dr. Asad M. Khan and Mrs. Zunaira Asad Khan hosted a group of women leaders from the DMV area at a Luncheon Event themed “Dialogue for Peace and Understanding” at Pakistan House today.
In his remarks, the Ambassador highlighted the significance of Rabi-ul-Awal as the month of birth of Holy Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (SAW) and the universality of his messageRead More…

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives holds meeting with Acting CEO of US International Development Finance Corporation 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Acting Chief Executive Officer of US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Mr. Dev Jagadesan called on Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives, Mr. Asad Umar at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC today.
Mr. Jagadesan briefed the Minister on DFC’s mission and priorities including its engagement in Pakistan. He said that DFC waRead More…

Farewell Message from Ambassador MATSUDA 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):I am leaving Islamabad upon completion of my 2 year and 10 month tenure here in Pakistan. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude for the support and kindness I have received from all of you during this period.
Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the movement of people and economic activities have been substantially restricted. Through this pandemic, however, the wRead More…

Closing ceremony of Pakistan-Morocco Bilateral Joint Exercise – 2021 was held at National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Pabbi

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Closing ceremony of Pakistan-Morocco Bilateral Joint Exercise – 2021 was held at National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Pabbi. During the exercise, Special Forces of Morocco and Pakistan practiced various drills involved in counter terrorism operations including cordon and search, compound clearance, close quarter battle, fast roping, rappelling and combat medics.
This is theRead More…

More than 38 million people fully vaccinated against coronavirus: Asad 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said that over one hundred million anti covid vaccines have been administered in the country.
Sharing this in a tweet today, he said the vaccine has been administered to about sixty eight million people. Over thirty eight million people have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 while thirty million people have got one vaccine. Read More…

President telephones families of martyred security personnel 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi contacted on telephone the families of security personnel Saifullah Khattak, Muhammad Fahd, Tanveer Ahmad, Amir Iqbal who were martyred in North Waziristan earlier this month. The President condoled with the families and prayed for the higher ranks of the martyrs. President Arif Alvi appreciated the soldiers for rendering their lives for the sake of the natiRead More…

Rs260b allocated for Ehsaas programmes: Sania Nishtar 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar says 260 billion rupees have been allocated for Ehsaas programmes to address the difficulties faced by the poor segment of society.
She stated this during a visit to ‘Ehsaas’ registration centre in Lahore today (Saturday) to review the Ehsaas survey registration process. She said the Prime Minister wilRead More…

Foreign Office rejects reports of agreement regarding use of Pakistan’s airspace by US 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Office has rejected reports of an agreement regarding the use of Pakistan’s airspace by the US to conduct military and intelligence operations in Afghanistan. Responding to the queries of the media persons, Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar categorically stated that no such understanding is in place. He, however, said Pakistan and the United States have longsRead More…

Prime Minister leaves for Saudi Arabia on three-day official visit 

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has left for Saudi Arabia on a three-day official visit to attend the launch ceremony of “Middle East Green Initiative Summit”, being held in Riyadh. He is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar and Special Assistant on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam. At the Summit, Prime Minister Imran Khan will share Read More…

Kyrgyzstan appreciates Pakistan’s efforts in support of peace, development in Afghanistan

Islamabad, October 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Kyrgyz Republic, Taalatbek Masadykov held a meeting with Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood in Islamabad. During the meeting, they discussed a wide range of subjects, including bilateral relations, regional peace and security, and cooperation at the international fora.
The Foreign Secretary stressed for stepped-up coordination for implementRead More…