Mini-budget to deeply upset masses, businessmen

Karachi, December 03, 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 government has planned a mini-budget to raise revenue which is resulting in sleepless nights for the masses and the business community.
He said that the new tax measures will eRead More…

Welfare of policemen top priority; says DIG

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):Law and order Irfan Baloch 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 line Headquarter to listen and resolve the professional and personal matters of the cops.
The Police DarRead More…

U.S. Government Boosts Economic Growth in the Agricultural Sector

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for the Office of Sindh and Balochistan Andrew Rebold and Sindh Secretary of Agriculture Parvez Ahmed Seehar participated in a closing ceremony of the U.S. Government-funded Pakistan Agricultural Technology Transfer Activity (PATTA). The four-year program increased agricultural yield through modern technologies dRead More…

NAB has apprehended untouchables for the first time in its history

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):Honorable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review overall performance of NAB at NAB Headquarters. He said that NAB has apprehended untouchables for the first time in its history.
The Learned Accountability Courts convicted 1194 accused persons due to vigorous prosecution of NAB during the last 4 years. He said that NAB is determined for logical conclusioRead More…

Farrukh calls for collective efforts to tackle fake news issue 

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has called for collective efforts to tackle the issue of fake news.
He expressed these views in a statement, felicitating the newly elected office bearers of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors. Farrukh Habib said the PTI government fully believes in media freedom and has enacted the Protection of Journalists Read More…

International Day of Persons with Disabilities being observed today 

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed today (Friday), to raise awareness regarding the responsibilities towards the differently-abled persons and bring positive changes in their lives. This year’s theme of the day is “Leadership and participation of Persons with Disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world”.Read More…

Door to door voters’ verification campaign extended 

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):Election Commission of Pakistan has extended the last date of the ongoing door to door campaign for verification of electoral rolls across the country till 21st of this month. According to the Election Commission, the last date has been extended to facilitate the people. The Election Commission has asked the people to ensure their enrolment in the lists for playing effective roleRead More…

ECP to float tenders for purchasing EVMs: Shibli Faraz 

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Science and Technology, Shibli Faraz says after signing of the Electoral Reforms Bill, the Election Commission of Pakistan will now float tenders to select the Electronic Voting Machines.
Addressing the ceremony of signing of the Electoral Reforms Bill 2021, in Islamabad, he said the Election Commission has already constituted three committees, including a technical Read More…

Prime Minister to launch Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive across country on Monday 

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive across the country on Monday. This was announced by Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar while addressing the media along with Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Dr. Fehmida Mirza in Islamabad on Friday. Usman Dar said the drive is being organized under the partnership of Prime Minister’s flagshRead More…

Fawad urges opposition to participate in National Security Committee meeting 

Islamabad, December 03, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says the opposition’s decision to boycott the meeting of Parliamentary Committee on National Security is regrettable. In a tweet today (Friday), he said it is for the first time in seven decades that a government is going to present its security policy before the parliament. The Minister said it is not a politRead More…