World Diabetes Day being observed today 

Islamabad, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):World Diabetes Day is being observed today (Sunday) to raise awareness and educate people about the disease. According to International Diabetes Federation, 366 million people have diabetes worldwide, while the number is predicted to rise to 552 million by the year 2030. This year Theme of the Day is “access to diabetes care”.
For more information, contact:
Ministry oRead More…

Baba Guru Nanak’s anniversary ceremonies to begin at Kartarpur Complex on Wednesday 

Islamabad, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):The ceremonies to mark the 552nd birth anniversary of Sikh faith founder Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji will begin at Kartarpur Gurdwara Complex on Wednesday. Thousands of Sikh Yatrees residing across the world and in India will attend the event. Pakistan has already issues three thousand visas to Sikh Yatrees.
Meanwhile, the Sikh community in India has given a deadline of Friday to theiRead More…

IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan visited house of martyred ASI Saleem Bhatti 

Lahore, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Police Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan has said that officers and personnel who got martyred in line of duty are the foreheads of Punjab Police whose family’s welfare shall remain continued by using all available resources. He further said that martyrdom is a special status which is bestowed upon beloved people of Allah Almighty. ASI Saleem Bhatti of Lahore Police Read More…

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report 

Lahore, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today is as under:
Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 24700 cusecs and Outflows 60000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 4500 cusecs and Outflows 4500 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 7200 cusecs and Outflows 40000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 8600 cusRead More…

Workers’ Remittances in October 2021

Karachi, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Workers’ remittances continued their strong streak as inflows recorded $2.5 billion in October
2021, up 10.2 percent (y/y) and only marginally lower compared to last month (5.7 percent).
In addition to remaining above $2 billion since June 2020, this is the eighth consecutive month when remittances have been close to or above $2.5 billion.
On a cumulative basis, remittances hRead More…

Target of IT exports set $3.5b for current fiscal year: Aminul Haque

Islamabad, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Aminul Haque says the IT exports would be increased to 15 billion dollars by next five years. He stated this while inaugurating ‘Digital Studio for Journalists’ at Karachi Press Club.
The Minister said the IT exports have already increased from 1.4 billion dollars to 2.1 billion dollars. He said the government haRead More…

Sania visits different cities to create awareness about Ehsaas Rashan programme 

Islamabad, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr Sania Nishtar visited six small cities and towns along the GT Road to create awareness among masses regarding the Ehsaas Rashan programme.
She went to Rawat, Mandra, Gujjar Khan, Sohawa, Dina and Jhelum. The visit was aimed at guiding Kiryana merchants in small areas about the Ehsaas Rashan enRead More…

Palestine to take existing bilateral ties with Pakistan to optimum level: Ahmad Rabaie 

Islamabad, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Palestine has expressed resolve to enhance existing bilateral ties with Pakistan in various sectors. In an exclusive interview with APP, Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan Ahmad Rabaie said Palestinian government is working for collaborations at traders and chamber of commerce level with Pakistan. He said a separate economic desk has also been established at Foreign Ministry of PRead More…

Government committed to provide opportunities to youth: Farrukh 

Islamabad, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib says the government is committed to provide opportunities to youth for their valuable contribution in the society. Addressing a ceremony in connection with Insaf Students Federation in Lahore today [Sunday], he said the Kamyab Jawan Programme has been launched for the economical emancipation of youth.
Commending theRead More…

Shafqat calls for implementation of Single National Curriculum across country 

Islamabad, November 14, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mahmood has stressed the need for implementation of Single National Curriculum across the country. Talking to PTV, he said a uniform education curriculum system would help in curbing the class division in Pakistan. The Minister said education is among the top priorities of present government and Single National Curriculum will unite 220 millRead More…