OIC Foreign Minister’s session on Afghanistan in Islamabad on 19th December: Foreign Minister 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says 17th extraordinary session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers on Afghanistan situation will be held in Islamabad on 19th of this month. Addressing a news conference at Governor’s House in Lahore today (Saturday), he said an extraordinary meeting is being held after 41 years. He said P5 countries and the European Agency have alRead More…

Pakistan reiterates to implement 27 International Conventions covered under EU’s preferential trade scheme 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to implement the 27 International Conventions covered under the European Union’s preferential trade scheme. The assurance was given by Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood while leading the Pakistan side during the 7th Round of Pakistan-EU Political Dialogue held in virtual format.
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China expresses to further expand, deepen practical cooperation with Pakistan in various fields 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):China says it is ready to further expand and deepen practical cooperation with Pakistan in various fields and forge a stronger cultural and people-to-people bond. During a regular briefing in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, reiterated China’s commitment to strive for greater progress in the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership and buildRead More…

Covid-19: Eight more deaths, 431 positive cases reported in country 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Eight deaths and 431 positive cases of coronavirus were reported during the last twenty-four hours. According to National Command and Operation Centre, 47,084 tests were conducted during this period and the positivity ratio remained 0.91 percent. 858 patients are in critical care.
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Pakistan Railways starts track laying work from Chaman to Spin Boldak: Swati 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati says Pakistan has started work on a project to lay a railway line from its border town of Chaman to Afghanistan’s Spin Boldak. Talking to media at Chaman Railway Station, the Minister said he wants to introduce a well-organized and modern system of railway for commercial activities between Pakistan and Afghanistan. He said the governmenRead More…

Punjab police arrested over 100 accused, including two main accused, in the Sialkot incident 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab police have arrested more than 100 accused, including the two main accused, in the Sialkot incident and registered a case in this regard. According to a handout issued by Punjab police spokesman in Lahore, a case has been registered under the provisions of terrorism act on the police complaint. He said the role of the arrested people involved in the incident is being deterRead More…

Political leadership and Pakistani nation strongly condemn killing of a Sri Lankan national: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says political leadership and Pakistani nation strongly condemn killing of a Sri Lankan national in Sialkot. In a tweet today [Saturday], he offered condolence to bereaved family, government and people of Sri Lanka. He said perpetrators will be brought to justice. The Minister said such acts have no place in our faith and country.
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Next general election to be held through EVMs: Gill 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill says the next general election will be held through Electronic Voting Machines. Addressing the Overseas Convention in Gujranwala, he said it has also been decided to hold the local bodies elections in Punjab through the EVMs.
Shahbaz Gill said the use of Electronic Voting Machines is compulsory forRead More…

Pakistan looks forward to a strategic partnership with Thailand: Fawad

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says Pakistan looks forward to a strategic partnership with Thailand, based on strengthening political, trade and defense ties.
Addressing a function on the occasion of National Day of Thailand in Islamabad, he said the two countries are celebrating 70th friendship anniversary this year as they enjoy close and cordiRead More…

Prime Minister directs shifting industrial units like brick kilns, steel furnaces out of cities 

Islamabad, December 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the federal and provincial governments to get major industrial units like brick kilns and steel furnaces relocated outside the cities with effective restrictions. Chairing a meeting on pollution-related issues in Islamabad, he stressed the need to incentivise the industries for shifting their units out of the cities and the use of modern tecRead More…