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Day: September 16, 2022

Pakistan urges international community to call upon India to end HR in IIOJK 

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has again urged the international community to call upon New Delhi to end its gross and systematic human rights violations in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, and free all political prisoners including the true Kashmiri leaders. Speaking at the weekly press briefing in Islamabad, Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar also called for revoking the illegal and unilateral actions taken by India in the illegally occupied territory since 5th August, 2019. He said the unabated wanton state-terrorism by Indian occupation forces resulted in martyrdom of three more young Kashmiris in fake encounters in Shopian and Islamabad districts bringing the total extra judicial killings since 5 August 2019 to 670. He said today the Indian Ille...

PM to attend SCO-CHS meeting in Samarkand today 

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will attend the annual meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Samarkand, Uzbekistan today (Friday). Leaders of SCO members and observer states as well as heads of SCO organizations and other special guests would attend the meeting. The SCO leaders will deliberate on important global and regional issues, including climate change, food security energy security, and sustainable supply chains. They would also approve agreements and documents that would chart the future direction of cooperation among SCO member states. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister held a meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Samarkand today and discussed bilateral relations. Shehbaz Sharif will also...

Food, energy shortages present real challenge to shared development agenda: PM

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif says during his meetings with leaders of friendly countries, they have agreed on enhancing trade and investment. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said food and energy shortages present a real challenge to our shared development agenda. 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

Pakistan, Turkiye agree to further enhance multi-dimensional strategic relations

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan and Turkiye have decided to continue high-level exchanges to further enhance the multi-dimensional strategic relations between the two countries. The decision was taken during a meeting between Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of SCO Summit in Samarkand. The Prime Minister extended his gratitude to President Erdogan and to the people of Turkiye for their solidarity and generous support in the wake of devastating floods in Pakistan, caused by climate change. Highlighting close fraternal ties between the two countries, the Prime Minister underscored the importance of various bilateral institutional mechanisms, in particular the High-level Strategic Cooperation Council, which serv...

Weather Forecast 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2022 (PPI-OT): Synoptic Situation Monsoon currents are penetrating upper parts of the country and likely to strengthen during next 24 hours. A westerly wave is also present over western /upper parts of the country. Friday Mainly hot and dry weather is likely to prevail over most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Saturday Mainly hot and dry weather is likely to prevail over most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Past 24 Hour Weather Hot and humid weather prevailed over most parts of the country. However, rain-t...

PM Shehbaz securing Pakistan’s rightful place in comity of nations 

English, Official News
Islamabad, September 16, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is securing Pakistan’s rightful place in the comity of nations. In a tweet, she said the Prime Minister held talks with different world leaders on the sidelines of the SCO Heads of State summit in Samarkand. She also shared the pictures of Prime Minister’s meetings with Turkish and Russian Presidents. 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