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Day: September 9, 2022

‫29 ویں چائنا ینگلنگ ایگریکلچرل ہائی ٹیک فیئر کا انعقاد چین کے شہر شانکسی میں ہوگا

English, Misc., Official News
ینگلنگ، چین، 9 ستمبر 2022 /ژنہوا ایشیانیٹ/– 29 واں چائنا ینگلنگ ایگریکلچرل ہائی ٹیک فیئر (سی اے ایف) جس کا موضوع ‘اختراع، تعاون اور غذائی تحفظ’ ہے، 15 سے 19 ستمبر تک چین کے خودساختہ زرعی شہر ینگلنگ ایگریکلچرل ہائی ٹیک انڈسٹریز ڈیموسٹریشن زون میں منعقد ہوگا۔ اس سال کا سی اے ایف، جو 48,000 مربع میٹر کے نمائشی علاقے کا احاطہ کرے گا، تین انڈور نمائشی ہالوں میں 1,450 بوتھوں میں چینی اور بین الاقوامی زرعی ہائی ٹیک کامیابیوں اور جدید قابل اطلاق ٹیکنالوجیز پیش کرے گا۔ آرگنائزنگ کمیٹی کے مطابق 2022 کے ایس سی او ماڈرن ایگریکلچر ڈویلپمنٹ راؤنڈ ٹیبل اور چین افریقہ زرعی تبادلے اور تعاون کے ماضی اور مستقبل سے متعلق سیمینار سمیت دس سے زائد بڑی تقریبات ایک ساتھ منعقد کی جائیں گی۔ شنگھائی تعاون تنظیم کا مرکز برائے جدید زرعی تبادلہ اور چین کے نمائشی علاقے ینگلنگ زرعی ہائی ٹیک فیئر اس سال ک...

The 29th China Yangling Agricultural High-tech Fair to Take Place in Shaanxi, China

English, Misc., Official News
YANGLING, China, Sept, 9, 2022 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– The 29th China Yangling Agricultural High-tech Fair (CAF), with the theme ‘Innovation, Cooperation and Food Security’, will be held from September 15 to 19 in the Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Industries Demonstration Zone, the so-called Agri City of China. This year’s CAF, which will cover an exhibition area of 48,000 square meters, will feature Chinese and international agricultural high-tech achievements and advanced applicable technologies in 1,450 booths across three indoor exhibition halls. Ten-plus major events will be held concurrently, including the 2022 SCO Modern Agriculture Development Roundtable and the Seminar on the Past and Future of China-Africa Agricultural Exchange and Cooperation, according to the ...

United States Military Begins Airlift of Critical Flood Relief Items to Pakistan 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, September 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):United States Central Command, in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has begun airlifting life-saving humanitarian supplies to support people and communities affected by ongoing, severe flooding in Pakistan. The supplies include nearly $2.2 million worth of essential life support resources, including food preparation and shelter materials, which will be delivered over the course of the coming days in approximately 20 different shipments around the country. On September 2, USAID also deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to lead the U.S. government’s response efforts, which the U.S. military response is supporting. The total amount of the U.S. 2022 flood response to date is $30.1 million, including these airl...

Speedy clearance of tents, mosquito-nets, rescue/relief boats, and other relief items 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, September 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):To speed up relief efforts, FBR has instructed all Chief Collectors of Customs to ensure effective coordination with NDMA and PDMAs to complete formalities so that imported relief consignments for flood affectees are cleared within 24 hours. It is again reiterated that for (90) days w.e.f. 30th August 2022, all types of relief goods when imported are exempted from all types of federal duties and taxes including customs duty, regulatory duty, sales tax and advance income tax if these are certified by NDMA or a PDMA. 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: muj...

National Assembly Speaker condoles death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, September 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):Raja Pervaiz Ashraf extended his deepest condolences and sympathies to the family, friends, the people and government of Britain on the sad demise of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. He stated that Pakistan would always remember the Queen for her tireless efforts to promote peace between Pakistan and India through amicable resolution of all issues including that of Jammu and Kashmir. He recalled the day when she addressed the joint sitting of Pakistan’s Parliament back in 1997 and expressed her strong desire to see a peaceful region by addressing all causes of concern. Her Majesty’s visits to Pakistan back in 1961 and then in 1997 to mark 50 years of independence of Pakistan not only reflected her affection and love for the country and its ...

Obligation on world to massively support Pakistan to meet challenge posed by devastating floods: UN Chief

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stressed that there is an obligation on international community to massively support Pakistan to meet the challenge posed by devastating floods. He made the remarks during a visit along with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to National Flood Response and Coordination Center in Islamabad on Friday where he was given a detailed briefing about the flood situation and rescue and relief activities in the affected areas. The UN Secretary General said Pakistan has little contribution to global emissions but it is one of the most vulnerable hotspots to climate change. He said the developed countries should drastically reduce emissions and support countries that need to invest in resilience and recovery as is the case in ...