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Day: September 6, 2022

CDA sealed 39 buildings in Jinnah Gardens Housing Scheme 

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Directorate of Building Control (South) CDA sealed 39 buildings in Jinnah Gardens Housing Scheme on account of Non-conforming Use (NCU) in a joint operation with Enforcement Directorate, CDA and ICT administration. As per directions of Director Building Control South CDA. Deputy Director Ashraf Shahid, Assistant Director Mazhar Abbas Bukhari, Building Inspector Rizwan, Building Inspector Saleem and other enforcement staff participated in the operation. Police contingent also accompanied CDA staff in the operation. Operations against illegal constructions will continue without fail until the removal of all violations as per CDA byelaws. Furthermore, strict legal action will also be taken against violators in case of non-compliance and repeated offence....

Chief Minister Punjab seeks report

English, Ministries, Official News
Lahore, September 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has sought a report from the secretary specialized healthcare and medical care department about the fire incident in the surgical unit-III of Jinnah Hospital. He has directed to take disciplinary action against those responsible for the negligence by holding a comprehensive inquiry. For more information, contact: Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab Government of the Punjab 8-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan Tel: +92-42-99205562-3 Fax: +92-42-99205561 Website: https://cm.punjab.gov.pk/ The post Chief Minister Punjab seeks report appeared first on Official News Pakistan.

Canadian High Commissioner calls on Chief Minister Punjab 

English, Ministries, Official News
Lahore, September 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Canadian High Commissioner Ms Wendy Gilmour called on Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi at his office on Monday. She discussed matters of mutual interest and expressed regret over flood-related losses. The CM welcomed international assistance to flood affectees and maintained that the flood has caused colossal damages and the government was following a comprehensive strategy to rehabilitate the affected people. Pakistan and Canada enjoy the best friendly relations while a good number of Pakistanis are also residing there, he remarked. However, there is a need to take solid steps to promote trade and economic relations by expanding cooperation in education, health and energy production sectors, he maintained. A proactive approach is needed to pr...

Former Federal Minister Ghulam Sarwar calls on Chief Minister Punjab 

English, Ministries, Official News
Lahore, September 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Punjab government stands with the flood-affected population of Balochistan, Sindh and KPK provinces and would also send medicines and medical staff to the flood affectees. Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi stated this while talking to former federal minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan who called on him at his office and appreciated the relief measures. At the outset, the CM vowed that the government was fully committed to redressing the flood-related damages and repeated that affectees would not be left unattended. He noted that flood-affected areas of Rajanpur, DG Khan and Mianwali have been declared calamity-hit and water and land revenue charges have been waived off to facilitate the distressed population. Similarly, a survey was being conducted...

Chairman Amanah Group calls on Chief Minister Punjab to donate 70 million to flood relief fund 

English, Ministries, Official News
Lahore, September 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chairman Amanah Group and a well-known businessman Abid Butt met with Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi at his office on Monday and presented a cheque of 70 million rupees for the CM Flood Relief Fund. The CM admired the philanthropic passion to help flood victims and said that an effective monitoring mechanism has been developed for maintaining transparency. The deserving persons will be given their full rights; he asserted and told that the installation of special filtration hand pumps was being reviewed to provide clean drinking water in the flood-hit areas. The affectees are our brethren and they will not be left alone in this hour of trial. The government was utilizing every resource to help the victims, he said. The chief secretary and po...

FBR issues clarification regarding exemption on local supply of goods for flood-relief operations 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, September 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been receiving a number of queries regarding the exemption available to local supply of goods needed for flood relief operations. FBR has now clarified that the total supply of flood-related goods both imported and locally supplied/sold is exempt from the whole of Sales Tax if the same supply is certified by NDMA or PDMA. Furthermore, this exemption is available for a period of 90 days w.e.f 30.08.2022 as per SRO 1636(1)2022, issued by FBR on 30.08.2022. For more information, contact: Second Secretary (Public Relations) Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) FATE Wing, Federal Board of Revenue, Constitution Avenue, Sector G-5, Islamabad, Pakistan Phone: +92-51-9217267 Fax: +92-51-9208456 Email: mujeeb.talpur@fbr.gov.pk, talp...