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Day: August 23, 2022

Dominica tops the CBI Index for sixth consecutive time, scores full marks in six out of nine pillars

Press Release
Roseau, Aug. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Commonwealth of Dominica came out tops in the annual CBI Index, a rating system designed to measure the performance and appeal of global citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes across a diverse range of indicators. The CBI Index is intended as a practical tool to compare CBI programmes as a whole and specific aspects of each programme. These aspects are reflected by the CBI Index’s nine pillars which Freedom of Movement, Standard of Living, Minimum Investment Outlay, Mandatory Travel or Residence, Citizenship Timeline, Ease of Processing, Due Diligence, Family and Certainty of Product. Number one for six consecutive years, Dominica beat 11 other nations with active citizenship by investment programmes and scored full marks in the areas ...

Inaugural Ceremony of General Training Program 2019-20 for Civil Judges-cum-Magistrates (Batch 40-A)

English, General, Official News
Lahore, August 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):The inaugural ceremony of “General Training Program (GTP) 2019-20 for Civil Judges-cum-Magistrates (Batch 40-A)” was held in the Punjab Judicial Academy on 22nd August, 2022 at 09:00 a.m., which was Chaired by Mr. Tariq Iftikhar Ahmad, Director Training (Distance Learning), PJA. Ch. Muhammad Siddique, Director Academics / Programmes PJA and Ms. Bushra Zaman, Director Research and Publication, PJA participated the ceremony. The proceedings were started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Where after, Mr. Tariq Iftikhar Ahmad, Director Training (Distance Learning), Punjab Judicial Academy welcomed the participants and highlighted the salient features of training program. Thereafter, Ch. Muhammad Siddique, Director Academics / Programmes PJA briefly explain...

Concluding Ceremony of General Training Program 2019-20 for Civil Judges-cum-Magistrates (Batch 39-A) and One Week Performance Evaluation Training Program – 2022 of Civil Judge-cum-Magistrate

English, General, Official News
Lahore, August 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):The concluding ceremony of “General Training Program (GTP) 2019-20 for Civil Judges-cum-Magistrates (Batch 39-A)” and One Week Performance Evaluation Training Program – 2022 of Civil Judge-cum-Magistrate was held on 20th August, 2022 at 02:30 p.m. in the Punjab Judicial Academy, which was Chaired by Mr. Ashtar Abbas, Acting Director General, PJA. Mr. Tariq Iftikhar Ahmad, Director Training (Distance Learning), PJA, Ch. Muhammad Siddique, Director Academics / Programmes PJA and Ms. Bushra Zaman, Director Research and Publication, PJA participated the ceremony. The concluding ceremony was started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Where after, Mr. Mudassar Iqbal Shah Civil Judge, Rawalpindi expressed his views as representative of participants, abou...

Establishment of Pakistan-Fiji Business Council 

English, General, Official News
Canberra, August 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):Today, in a momentous ceremony organized virtually by the High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and the Fiji Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) for the Establishment of Pakistan-Fiji Business Council (PFBC). This is the first time in history that an agreement is signed between Pakistan and Fiji to promote bilateral trade. As a special gesture of friendship, Fiji’s Minister for Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport, Mr. Faiyaz Siddiqi Koya also attended the ceremony. In his remarks, President FPCCI Mr. Irfan Iqbal Sheikh stated that Pakistan greatly valued the addition of Fiji to the list of its economic partners and wanted to...

Prime Minister Shehbaz leaves for Doha on two-day official visit

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has left for Doha on a two day official visit to Qatar on the invitation of Amir of state of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. This is the Prime Minister’s first visit to Qatar after assuming the office. The Prime Minister is accompanied by a high level delegation including key members of the cabinet. During the visit, Shehbaz Sharif will hold in-depth consultations with the Qatari leadership. The two sides will review the entire spectrum of bilateral relations with a particular focus on advancing energy related cooperation, deepening trade and investment ties and exploring greater employment opportunities for Pakistanis in Qatar. They will also exchange views on a range of regional and international issues of mut...

Pakistan wants to transform its bilateral ties with Qatar into robust strategic relationship: PM

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said Pakistan wants to transform its historical bilateral relationship with Qatar into a more robust strategic relationship. In his tweets on Tuesday ahead of embarking upon an official visit to Doha, he said the visit will renew the bond of brotherhood and friendship between the two countries. The Prime Minister said that during his interactions with market and business leaders, he will highlight the exciting investment opportunities in Pakistan’s various sectors such as renewable energy, food security, industrial and infrastructure development, tourism and hospitality. Shehbaz Sharif said it is important to understand context of this visit. He pointed out the world is experiencing slow economic recovery from Covi...