HTEC Group Acquires Momentum Design Lab – Surpassing 1,000 Employees, HTEC fuses Silicon Valley’s Highest-rated Digital Product Design Studio to its Top Engineering Talent

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HTEC Group, the global consulting, software engineering, and digital product development company founded in Serbia, today announces the acquisition of Momentum Design Lab, an award-winning Silicon Valley product design studio.
The acquisition, which will further strengthen HTEC’s product design capabilities alongside its core engineering offering, means the coRead More…

Fawad felicitates journalists over passage of Protection, Media Professionals Bill 

Islamabad, November 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has felicitated journalists over the passage of Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill by the Senate today.
In his tweets on Friday, he said the working journalists will get such rights through this bill which are available to the journalists in the developed world. He said it is an expression of ImRead More…

SECP registers first Life Insurer as Pension Fund Manager 

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):In another first at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), a life insurance company namely the Postal Life Insurance Company Limited, has been granted permission to manage private pension funds under the Voluntary Pension System (VPS).
Private pension funds under the VPS are regulated by the SECP in terms of VPS Rules, 2005, and are self-contributory, tax advaRead More…

U.S. Government contributes $7 million to address covid-19 effects in Pakistan 

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will contribute $7 million to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) ongoing project to address the secondary effects of COVID-19 in Pakistan.
USAID Mission Director Julie Koenen and ADB Country Director Yong Ye attended a signing ceremony yesterday in Islamabad. ADB will use USAIDRead More…

National Assembly Standing Committee on Law and Justice meets 

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):61st meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice was held today under the Chairmanship of Mr. Riaz Fatyana, MNA at 11:00 P.M. in Committee Room No. 7, (4th Floor), Parliament House, Islamabad. The meeting started with recitation from the Holy Quran then, the Committee decided to proceed with the agenda. The Committee unanimously confirmed the Minutes of the previous meetRead More…

Enhancing Parliamentary contacts vital for strengthening bilateral relations between Bahrain and Pakistan: Convener Pak-Bahrain Parliamentary Friendship Group

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Convenier Pak-Bahrain Parliamentary Friendship Group MNA Mr. Abdul Shakur Shaad said that Pakistan is blessed with all natural resources and skilled man power. He said that Pakistani youth had sacrificed their lives for Bahrain’s freedom. He said that Bahrain Pakistan relations are based on mutual interest of trade investment and shared values of Islam.
He said that PakistaRead More…

Pakistan rejects designation by US amongst countries of particular concerns for religious freedom 

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has rejected its designation by the US amongst countries of particular concerns for religious freedom, terming it as arbitrary and selective assessment. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar said the designation is completely against the realities on the ground and raises serious doubts about the credibility of thRead More…

Pakistan fully supports DCO agenda for digital economy, trade: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan desires for promotion of joint efforts to benefit from the information and communication technologies to achieve common objectives of digital transformation and socio-economic progress. He was talking to Secretary General Digital Cooperation Organization Deemah AlYahya in Islamabad on Thursday. The Minister said Pakistan values Read More…

Prime Minister to launch digital portal today 

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch a digital portal on Thursday which will facilitate overseas Pakistanis for attestation of power of attorney. According to Prime Minister Office, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and NADRA will also be signed at the ceremony.
This portal will be linked with NADRA’s database and it is initially being lRead More…

Pakistan considers safety of nuclear power plants as national responsibility: Munir

Islamabad, November 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):At the United Nations, Pakistan says it considers safety and security of its nuclear power plants and research reactors as a national responsibility. Commenting on the Vienna-IAEA’s annual report, Pakistan’s permanent representative at the United Nations Munir Akram said Pakistan has placed all of its nuclear power plants and research reactors under the International Read More…