National prestige, economy compromised for $1 billion: Mian Zahid Hussain

Karachi, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):Chairman of National Business Group Pakistan, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum, and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said the country has been trapped by the IMF. Every coming day will increase the problems of the people already facing merciless inflation while money budgets will be a frequent exercisRead More…

ICCI and UNDP to join hands for skills development of Merged Areas Youth

Islamabad, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have agreed to join hands to provide on-the-job training and develop skills of the youth of merged areas to improve their employability and make them trained and skilled workers for the commercial and industrial enterprises. This consensus was reached during an awareness sessioRead More…

Training session on Web-Based System for Coordination, Progress Sharing, Monitoring and Mapping of Activities of PDMA Sindh held 

Karachi, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):A training session on Web-Based System for Coordination, Progress Sharing, Monitoring and Mapping of Activities of PDMA Sindh and DDMAs attended by Officers / Officials of PDMA, Provincial Head UNWFP and representatives of DDMAs. Mr. Maqsood Hussain Soomro A.D Operations welcomed participants on behalf of Syed Salman Shah Director General PDMA Sindh.
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MOITT approved funds over PKR 18 billion for 30 projects for the financial year 2021-22

Islamabad, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Policy Committee of the Universal Service Fund (USF) under the Ministry of Information Technology (IT) and Telecommunication has approved the budget of over PKR 18 billion for 30 projects for the financial year 2021-22 and directed to release funds.
The Policy Committee meeting was chaired by the Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication, Syed Amin Ul Haque and attended bRead More…

No Room for the Corrupt Officials in Punjab: Chief Minister Punjab 

Lahore, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):On the direction of Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar, Section Officer Muhammad Shafiq of the specialised healthcare and medical education department has been removed from his post and directed to report to S and GAD. Secretary SH and ME department has issued a departmental order along with the initiation of an enquiry.
This action is taken on complaints of extortion of moneRead More…

Health Minister inaugurates Mehman Khana at Jinnah Hospital 

Lahore, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid inaugurated new Mehman Khana and a cafeteria at Jinnah Hospital here on Thursday with Ijaz Ghar. Present on the occasion were Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Professor Dr. Arif Tajammul, DG Social Welfare Mudassar Riaz Malik, MS Jinnah Hospital Dr. Tahir Rasheed and a large number of doctors, nurses, and paramedical staff.
The Health MRead More…

Workshop on Risk Communication and Reporting of Epidemics b

Lahore, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said here on Thursday that reporting on health issues especially epidemics was very much technical in nature and required professional improvement on continuous basis. Speaking as chief guest at the ‘Risk Communication and Reporting of Epidemics’ the Health Minister that role of Pakistani media remained largely professional and reRead More…

Health Minister Wants Rejuvenation of Friends of Nishter

Lahore, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid directed the Nishter Medical University administration on Wednesday to rejuvenate the Friends of Nishter Committee to facilitate patients as much as possible. Chairing the Syndicate Meeting of the Nishter Medical University in Multan, the Minister said that an important Teaching Institution like Nishter Medical University must lead by exampleRead More…

PESSI Employees Get Reward on Good Performance 

Lahore, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab Employees Social Security Institution (PESSI) organized a ceremony to honour the top performers of the department. Minister Labour Ansar Majeed Khan participated as a chief guest whereas Secretary Labour Liaqat Ali and Commissioner PESSI Syed Bilal Haider also attended the ceremony.
Minister distributed souvenirs, certificates and cash prizes among the employees of PESSI who Read More…

UN Resident Appreciates SPPAP Initiatives in South Punjab 

Lahore, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Resident Coordinator, United Nations (UN) in Pakistan visited the SPPAP in Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur and applauded the project performance, targeting approach and project interventions designed for the ultra-poor households with special focus on women and youth.
He later wrote an acknowledgment letter to the Chairman Planning and Development Board Mr. Abdullah Khan Sumbal for Read More…