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Day: November 5, 2022

Prime Minister’s visit to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for COP-27 

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” on 7-8 November 2022. 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 (COP-27). 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 8th November 2022. Prime Minister will also participate in other high-level events as a speaker, including the UN Secretary General’s...

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chairs a meeting on PM’s relief package through USC 

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Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting on PM’s relief package through USC at Finance Division, today. Federal Minister for Industries and Production Makhdoom Syed Murtaza Mehmood, SAPM on Finance Mr. Tariq Bajwa, SAPM on Revenue Mr. Tariq Pasha, Secretary Finance, Secretary Industries and Production, MD USC and senior officers attended the meeting. The chair was apprised of the Prime Minister’s relief package and subsidy being provided on five essential items (Pulses, flour, sugar, rice and ghee) through Utility Stores Corporation (USC) to facilitate the masses of the country. It was informed that good quality of flour, sugar, rice, ghee and pulses are provided to the masses across the country on subsidize...

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar meets with Federal Minister for Communications Mr. Asad Mehmood 

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Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a meeting with Federal Minister for Communications Mr. Asad Mehmood at Finance Division, today. SAPM on Finance Mr. Tariq Bajwa, SAPM on Revenue Mr. Tariq Pasha, Secretary Finance, Secretary Communications, Chairman NHA, IG Motorway and senior officers attended the meeting. Federal Minister for Communications Mr. Asad Mehmood apprised the Finance Minister of the financial matters related to different organizations of Communication Ministry including Motorway Police, Pakistan Post and NHA. He further highlighted the contributions of these organizations in the progress and development of the country. The Finance Minister acknowledging the contribution of Ministry of Communication an...

President visits Lahore to inquire after the health of ex-PM Mr Imran Khan

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Islamabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr. Arif and the First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi visited Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Lahore to inquire after the health of the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr Imran khan, who was wounded during a failed assassination attempt while he was addressing the participants of the long March near Wazirabad on 3 November 2022. The President and the First Lady expressed their best wishes and prayed for his speedy recovery. They stayed with Imran Khan for almost three hours. On the occasion, the President said that it was through the Allah Almighty’s grace that Pakistan was saved from a huge crisis. The President and Mr Imran Khan also exchanged views on the dire political and economic situation of the country. The President once again condemn...

Narsinghanand adamant to organise Dharma Sansad at any cost next month 

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Ghaziabad, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Yati Narsinghanand, Hindutva leader and the priest of Ghaziabad’s Dasna Devi temple, is adamant to organise a ‘dharma sansad’ and a preparatory meeting at the temple at any cost next month after he was denied a permission to hold both events. The authorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh denied him the permission. Narsinghanand, who is known for extremely violent, communal and sexist statements, had announced to hold a three-day ‘dharma sansad’ on December 17, the birth anniversary of former Member of Indian Parliament and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Baikunth Lal Sharma, and a preparatory meeting earlier on December 6. Last year on this day, the Haridwar Dharma Sansad was also held which gained Yati Narsinghanand some popularity because...

IIOJK people facing worst Indian state terrorism

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Srinagar, November 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, political experts and analysts have said that India has stepped up its state terrorism in the territory to intimidate the Kashmiris into submission. The political experts and analysts in their interviews and statements in Srinagar said the Kashmiris are caught in daily cordons, searches, repression and torture in IIOJK. They said Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian regime’s harsh tactics against the Kashmiris have increased manifold since the repeal of special status of the territory on 05 August 2019. The political experts and analysts deplored that the Kashmiris are witnessing wanton killings and other brutalities at the hands of Indian troops every day. “Kashmiris are arrested and their houses are attacked...