Vietnam wants to boost bilateral trade ties with Pakistan

Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):H.E. Mr. Nguyen Tien Phong, Ambassador of Vietnam said that Pakistan has plenty of natural resources with good prospects for better economic growth and Vietnam wanted to further boost bilateral trade ties with it. He said that Vietnam and Pakistan have great potential to complement each other’s economy by developing close economic cooperation. He said that Pakistan was producinRead More…

New wave of rupee depreciation exposes economic policies

Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Dr. Shahid Rasheed Butt on Sunday said the new wave of sharp depreciation of rupee against the dollar and other currencies has exposed the economic policies of the government.
Dwindling production capacity, unreasonable increase in exports, rising deficit, increasing inflation, growing uncertainty and over-reliRead More…

Government setting new incompetence records

Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Dr. Shahid Rasheed Butt on Monday said the government is setting new records of incompetence and mismanagement. The slogan of change has resulted in an economic disaster which has dented it popularity beyond repaid, he said.
Shahid Rasheed Butt said that the masses are praying for some relief as price hike is bRead More…

11 percent custom duty on polyester yarn be brought down to 7pc: PYMA

Karachi, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Central Chairman of Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association (PYMA) Saqib Naseem has stressed that the existing custom duty of 11 percent on polyester yarn has to be brought down to 7 percent as done in the past when the previous governments provided this much-needed relief through Textile Packages that led to improving the overall productivity of textile manufacturers and also enhancedRead More…

Early detection, only prevention for breast cancer: Samina Arif Alvi

Karachi, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):The First Lady Samina Arif Alvi has stressed that early detection is the only prevention for dealing with the life-threatening disease of breast cancer as 98 percent of the women survive when they are diagnosed with breast cancer earlier but unfortunately, majority of the breast cancer patients in Pakistan are diagnosed belatedly when cancer reaches third stage, resulting in a deatRead More…

PAJCCI urges facilitation at Ghulam Khan and Kharlachi borders for strong Pak-Afghan economic bond

Karachi, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Upon successful completion of PAJCCI’s 8th focus group discussion at Islamabad on November 10, the visits as part of series of Stakeholders and Committee Meeting were planned for North Waziristan. The two border crossings, Ghulam Khan and Kharlachi are very instrumental especially for bilateral trade however infrastructure challenges needed immediate attention.
PAJCCI met clearinRead More…

Welfare of policemen top priority: SP 

Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Superintendent of Police Saddar zone (SP), Noshewan has said the rule of law as well as the welfare of the police personnel was top priority of Capital police. “Effective policing measures is being taken for maximum relief to citizens,” he said while addressing ‘Police Darbar’ held at police station Shalimar to listen and resolve the professional and personal matters Read More…

1194 accused persons convicted by learned Accountability Courts: NAB 

Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):NAB has released details of 1194 accused persons who were convicted during the 4 years tenure of Honourable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB from Oct 10, 2017 to Oct 10, 2021 under Section 10 of National Accountability Ordinance (NAO)-1999 and under Section 25 (b) of NAO-1999 through vigorous prosecution of persecution, operations and all regional bureaus as per law as actioRead More…

Balanced Diet and Regular Exercise Can Help Control Diabetes 

Lahore, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said here on Sunday that Pakistan is witnessing a continuous increase in diabetes cases. In her message at World Diabetes Day, the Health Minister said that timely diagnosis can help control the disease.
She said delay in treatment can have effects on kidney, heart and eyes. Life style changes can help control the disease. The Minister said tRead More…

Senate, National Assembly to meet in Islamabad today 

Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):National Assembly will resume its session at Parliament House in Islamabad on Monday at 5:00 p.m. The House will continue to discuss political and economic issues besides conducting the legislative business. The Senate will also meet at Parliament House Islamabad at 4:00 pm.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Read More…