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Day: November 5, 2022

Pakistan, EU agree to further strengthen bilateral cooperation 

English, Official News
Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar, met the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, and the Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs, European External Action Service, and Enrique Mora in UAE on Saturday. The Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction over multifaceted relations between Pakistan and the European Union, which have strengthened over time. He noted that recent interactions between the two sides including holding of Joint Commission in Islamabad last month and the visit of the members of the European Parliament this week, have maintained positive momentum in bilateral ties. The Foreign Minister also appreciated the humani...

Prime Minister to embark on visit to Egypt on Monday 

English, Official News, Press Information Department
Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif will be visiting Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt to participate in the Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Implementation Summit starting from Monday. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and other cabinet members and senior officials. This Summit is taking place as part of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference. At the invitation of the Egyptian Presidency of COP-27, the Prime Minister would also co-Chair, along with his Norwegian counterpart, a high-level roundtable discussion on Climate Change and the sustainability of vulnerable communities on Tuesday. The Prime Minister will also participate in other high-level events as a speaker, including the UN Secretary General’s roundtable t...

President, First Lady inquire after health of Imran Khan

English, Official News
Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr. Arif and the First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi Alvi inquired after the health of the former Prime Minister Imran khan in Lahore on Saturday. According to the details, the President and the First Lady expressed their best wishes and prayed for Imran Khan’s speedy recovery. The President and Imran Khan also exchanged views on the dire political and economic situation of the country. The President reiterated that all stakeholders should pursue their political objectives and find solutions to issues within the confines of democratic means of discussion, negotiation, consultation and deliberation. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Isl...

Pakistan, Iraq reaffirm resolve to deepen bilateral relations

English, Official News
Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan and Iraq have reaffirmed their resolve to continue collaborating closely to further strengthen bilateral ties and coordinate at the multilateral fora. The understanding to this effect came during a meeting of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar with the Foreign Minister of Iraq, Dr. Fouad Hussein on the sidelines of 13th annual meeting of Sir Bani Yas Forum in Abu Dhabi, on Saturday. The Ministers exchanged views on bilateral relations, as well as regional and global issues of common interest. They reaffirmed the long-standing ties of amity and cooperation between the two countries, rooted deep in shared faith, common values and cultural affinities; and reiterated the desire to fu...

Government decides to take legal action against law perpetrators 

English, Official News
Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):The federal government has decided to use its powers against incidents of damaging government properties and buildings, violent activities and baseless allegations on state institutions. The decision was taken during an important meeting presided by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore on Saturday. The forum decided that in the light of ISPR’s statement, legal action will be taken against the statements of Imran Khan and his colleagues against the state and institutions. A committee consisting of constitutional and legal experts was formed to suggest legal actions. Separate legal actions will be taken against people involved in burning and damaging Governor House Punjab and other government properties in different cities. Further it was decide...

Prime Minister demands constitution of full court commission to probe into Wazirabad incident 

English, Official News
Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has request to the Chief Justice of Pakistan for constituting a full court commission to probe into the Wazirabad incident. Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Saturday evening, the Prime Minister said that he will soon write a letter to the Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan in this regard. Shehbaz Sharif said he will also request the Chief Justice of Pakistan that the same commission should also investigate the murder of senior journalist, Arshad Sharif. He said the Federal government will extend complete cooperation to this commission. He said that the nation deserves the right to know the fact and it is need of the hour to ascertain the reality in order to eradicate anarchy sabotage related activities in the...