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Day: September 2, 2022

National Assembly Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions meets

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  Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):The National Assembly Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) met today at 11:00 a.m. in Committee Room No. 7, Parliament House, and Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Mr. Muhammad Jamal ud Din, MNA. 2. The Committee expressed its great displeasure on the absence of Deputy Commissioner North Waziristan in the meeting while considering the matter regarding disbursement of funds to the traders/shopkeepers in Miran Shah, District North Waziristan raised by Mr. Mohsin Dawar, MNA on a point of order in the House on 16th May, 2022. Mr. Mohsin Dawar, MNA while participating in the meeting as mover raised his serious concerns on distributing the funds to the said traders/shopkeepers not according to the SOPs as agreed by all the sta...

British High Commissioner lauds Pakistan’s efforts for regional stability 

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):British High Commissioner Christian Turner called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi on Friday. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest and regional security situation including bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed. The visiting dignitary expressed his grief over the devastation caused by unprecedented floods in Pakistan and offered sincere condolence to the families of the victims. He also offered UK’s support to the people of Pakistan at this hour of need. The British High Commissioner appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for regional stability and also pledged to play his role enhancing cooperation with Pakistan at all levels. General Bajwa thanked for UK’s support and reiterated that assistance from our global...

UN Chief announces appointment of Imran Riaz as Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Imran Riaz of Pakistan as his Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon. Spokesman for United Nations Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric has said, Riaz, a career UN official will serve in the Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, which assists the country in forging a peaceful, stable and democratic future. He said, in addition, Riaz will also serve as Humanitarian Coordinator. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: info@moib.gov.pk Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk The post UN Chief announces appointment...

National economy moving in right direction due to prudent policies of Government: Miftah 

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has said that the national economy is moving in the right direction due to prudent policies of the government. Addressing a discussion on “current state of Pakistan’s economy” in Karachi on Friday, he said revival of the IMF programme was top most priority of the government after taking reins of power. He said that the scope of tax net is being increased and business class is being brought under tax net. He said that the government by adopting prudent policies has saved the country from default. Miftah Ismail said that flash floods have caused devastation on a large scale in the country. He said an amount of 28 billion rupees has been disbursed through Benazir Income Support Programme in a transparent m...

Prime Minister visits flood-affected village in Ghizer 

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited a flood-affected village in Ghizer District of Gilgit-Baltistan on Friday. On the occasion, he was briefed about the relief activities in Ghizer. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also met with the flood victims in Ghizer district and expressed complete solidarity with them. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: info@moib.gov.pk Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk The post Prime Minister visits flood-affected village in Ghizer  appeared first on Official News Pakistan.

Prime Minister arrives in Gilgit to review ongoing rescue, relief efforts

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has reached Gilgit to review the ongoing rescue and relief efforts and the losses caused by floods in the area. The Prime Minister will be given a detailed briefing about rains and floods in Gilgit. Afterwards, he will visit Ghizer. He will also meet the flood victims after taking an aerial view of the affected areas. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: info@moib.gov.pk Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk The post Prime Minister arrives in Gilgit to review ongoing rescue, relief efforts appeared first on Official News Pakistan.