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Day: September 13, 2022

India-based delegation apprised of IIOJK’s latest political situation 

English, General, Official News
Jammu, September 12, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a meeting of Kolkata-based “Bangladesh India Pakistan People’s Forum”, organized under the auspices of United Peace Alliance, was held in Jammu, in which the latest political situation was discussed. The visiting delegation was told that the human and democratic rights of the people in IIOJK were being openly violated by the Bharatiya Janata Party government. Addressing the meeting, SK Kaul, Amrish Jasrotia, Gutan Singh, Narendra Khajuria and others said New Delhi has completely transformed the territory into a military state where the political and human rights of common people are being violated. They said India wants to establish graveyard-like silence at gunpoint in the territory, adding that after the a...

Murad Ali Shah orders dismissal of officers absent from duties in flood-hit areas

English, Ministries, Official News
Karachi, September 13, 2022 (PPI-OT):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over a meeting to review flood situation and relief work being carried out in the flood devastated areas directed all the departments to dismiss the officers who were not performing duties and post efficient, hardworking, honest, and willing workers in their place. “We need best staff members who feel the pain of the affected people and believe in their service, therefore placement of the staff of health, local bodies, PHE, irrigation and others be made accordingly.” This he said while presiding over a meeting at CM House on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by provincial ministers, Dr Azra Pechuho, Sharjeel Memon, Mukesh Chawla, Bari Pitafi, Advisors-Manzoor Wassan, Murtaza Wahab and Rasool Bux Chandio...

PM directs to expedite relief, rehabilitation activities in flood-hit areas 

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 13, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed the authorities concerned to make all out efforts to clear national high ways and rail tracks from flood water. He was chairing a high level meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday to review the rescue, relief and rehabilitation activities being carried for flood-hit people. He stressed the need to take precautionary measures to prevent the prevailing of water-borne and other diseases in flood-hit areas of the country. Prime Minister lauded the efforts of civil and military administration by playing their pivotal role in rescue, relief and rehabilitation activities. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pak...

Three Pakistani soldiers martyred in terror attack in Kurram District 

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 13, 2022 (PPI-OT):Three Pakistani soldiers embraced martyrdom during exchange of fire with terrorists from inside the Afghanistan’s borer in general area of Kharlachi, Kurram District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In a statement, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border, opened fire on Pakistani troops, who responded in a befitting manner. As per credible intelligence reports, due to fire of own troops, terrorists suffered heavy casualties. Those who embraced martyrdom while fighting gallantly, include Naik Muhammad Rehman, resident of Karak; Naik Maweez Khan, resident of Jamrud, Khyber; and Sepoy Irfan Ullah, resident of Dargai, Malakand. The statement said Pakistan strongly condemns use of Afghan soi...

First consignment of humanitarian assistance from Saudi Arabia arrives in Karachi 

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 13, 2022 (PPI-OT):First humanitarian assistance flight from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia landed at Jinnah International Airport Karachi, on Tuesday. The consignment was received by Ambassador of KSA to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki and Consul General Bandar Fahad Al Dayel, in Karachi along with the representatives of Foreign Office and NDMA. Relief assistance from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is welcomed with warmth and gratitude. 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: Website: The post First consignment of humanitarian assistance from Saudi Arabia arrives in Karachi  appeared first on Offic...

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Miftah Ismail chaired a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Privatization today

English, Official News, Press Information Department
Islamabad, September 13, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Power Mr. Khurram Dastagir Khan, Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, and Federal Minister for Privatization / Chairman Privatization Commission Mr. Abid Hussain Bhayo, Special Assistant to the PM on Government Effectiveness Dr. Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan, Federal secretaries and senior officials attended the meeting. Privatisation Commission tabled a summary related to Private sector participation in Management of DISCOs. The CCoP after detailed deliberation directed Privatisation Commission to present a detailed presentation on Public Private Partnership in management of DISCOs (IESCO, FESCO and HESCO). Further Power Division was directed to carry out the complete evaluation of the assets of the DISCOs by the reputed val...