Monday, December 5

Day: August 26, 2022

IG Punjab Faisal Shahkar visits CTD Headquarters Punjab, presides over an important meeting 

English, General, Official News
Lahore, August 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):Inspector General Police Punjab Faisal Shahkar has said that Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) equipped with modern technology and facilities is a very important and professional wing of Punjab Police which has played a very effective role in eradicating terrorism from the province. IG Punjab directed that the process of effective monitoring of banned organizations and their facilitators and financiers should be continued and by implementing the laws formulated under National Action Plan. He also stressed upon tightening of noose around the extremist elements. IG Punjab directed that zero tolerance should be adopted for the violation of religious hate speeches and content and the anti-social elements involved in sectarianism should be brought to justice an...

Sarah Zeid terms BISP role model for other countries 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):World Food Program’s Special Advisor on Mother and Child Nutrition and Jordanian Princess Sarah Zeid along with Country Director World Food Program visited Benazir Income Support Programme headquarters on Friday. During the visit, she was briefed about different operations of Benazir Income Support Programme, its initiatives like National Socio-Economic Registry, Benazir Kifalat, Benazir Taleemi Wazaif, Benazir Nashonuma and the registration process. She was informed that Benazir Income Support Program has also introduced a special mechanism for the registration of transgender community and if declared ineligible they could also have the right to appeal for their inclusion in the program. Terming Benazir Income Support Program a role model for othe...

Major General Muhammad Aneeq Ur Rehman Malik, HI (M) assumes Charge of Director General Anti-Narcotics Force 

English, General, Official News
Rawalpindi, August 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):Major General Muhammad Aneeq Ur Rehman Malik, HI (M) assumed the charge of Director General ANF. In this regard, the Change of Command Ceremony of Director General Anti-Narcotics Force was held at HQ ANF. The ceremony was attended by ex-DG ANF, new DG ANF, all Force Commanders, officers and officials of ANF. During the ceremony Major General Ghulam Shabeer Narejo presented the Flag of Command to the newly arrived Director General ANF Major General Muhammad Aneeq Ur Rehman Malik, HI (M). Ex DG ANF Major General Ghulam Shabeer Narejo addressed the gathering and presented brief account of achievements of ANF during his command. He shared his experience of serving as head of the force which is on a mission to eradicate biggest menace to our society. He said...

Senate Standing Committee on Interior meets under the chairmanship of Senator Mohsin Aziz 

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, August 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Committee took a detailed look at the Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2022 (Addition of new Sections 52B, 512, 513 and 514 to PPC and Amendments to Schedule II of CrPC). The proposed bill was sent to the Senate after approval by the National Assembly. The purpose of this bill is to bring the perpetrators of the heinous crime of enforced disappearances to justice so as to provide some relief to the families whose loved ones have gone missing. The Interior Secretary said that a meeting of the committee chaired by the Law Minister will be held soon on the proposed bill and consideration of the bill by the committee should be postponed. Law Ministry officials were of the view that the amendments proposed in the bill are already there in the existing law ...

CDA to donate one day’s pay for the flood relief operations 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):CDA decided to give one day’s salary to flood victims of employees of grade 16 and above 40 lakhs a day for employees of grade 16 and above, Chairman CDA and district administration have set up camps for the flood victims in different areas of the city, Chairman CDA Camps have been set up for flood victims in F6, F8 and F10, Chairman CDA Citizens should openly help the flood victims, Chairman CDA Capt Retd Usman. For more information, contact: Public Relations Directorate Capital Development Authority (CDA) Main Office, G-7/4, Islamabad Tel: +92-51-9252614 Email: Website:

Flood situation in DG Khan Region and fear of more rains, police are high alert on the instructions of IG Punjab Faisal Shahkar, Pre-emptive measures completed 

English, General, Official News
Lahore, August 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):Inspector General Police Punjab Faisal Shahkar has said that the police teams are actively participating in the relief activities in the flood-affected areas of South Punjab and besides bringing the flood victims to safe places, their property and livestock are also being rescued. IG Punjab directed the Additional IG South Punjab to personally monitor the relief work of the flood victims and review the relief activities by expediting the field visits of RPOs, DPOs. Spokesperson Punjab Police said that in view of the flood situation in DG Khan Region and the fear of more rains, the Punjab Police is on high alert and the preliminary measures regarding the relief work have been completed. IG Punjab has directed the police to use all possible resources for the ...