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Day: January 10, 2023

Punjab and California signs sister province agreement 

English, Official News, Press Information Department
Islamabad, January 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):The agreement to declare Punjab and California as sister provinces was signed on 9 January 2023 at the State Capitol building in Sacramento, California. Representing the state of California, Mr. Anthony Rendon, and Speaker of the California State Assembly signed the agreement. On behalf of the government of Punjab, the agreement was signed by Mr. Wasif Khurshid, Chairman Planning and Development board Punjab. Ambassador Masood Khan witnessed the signing ceremony. Former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani was also present at the occasion. The signing ceremony was attended by Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor of California, Mr. Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the California State Assembly, Mr. Chris Holden, members of the California State Assemb...

India has intensified restrictions in IIOJK ahead of Republic Day celebs

English, General, Official News
Jammu, January 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian authorities have intensified restrictions in the name of “high security” across the territory, particularly in Jammu region, ahead of Indian Republic Day celebrations. The personnel of Indian army, Border Security Force, and Village Defense Guards have been deployed in all district areas along the Line of Control and night patrolling is being conducted in Jammu, Rajouri, Poonch, Kathua, Samba and Kishtwar districts. Night curfew has been imposed in Samba district for two months, officials. Checking and frisking have also been increased in Jammu and Kathua districts. It is worth mentioning here that Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world observe January 26, the Indian Republic Day, ...

Modi exploiting office to hold G20 meet in UN-designate disputed IIOJK: APHC 

English, General, Official News
Srinagar, January 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that every aspect of life for Kashmiri Muslims is under assault by BJP-led Hindutva regime. Senior APHC leader Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Modi regime’s unilateral actions on August 05, 2019 opened a more brutal chapter in Kashmir’s tortured history. The regime, he said, has taken a number of steps including administrative, demographic and electoral to disempower and disenfranchise the Kashmiri’s. “Every Indian action mimicking Israeli settler policies in occupied Palestine is aimed at eroding culture, language and religious identity of Kashmiri Muslims,” he added. Having mentioned the above facts, Gulzar said that Indian Prime...

Over 50 youth arrested in ongoing CASOs in Rajouri

English, General, Official News
Jammu, January 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops have arrested more than 50 innocent youth in the name of questioning in Rajouri district. The arrests were made during the ongoing joint cordon and search operations being conducted by Indian army, police and Central Reserve Police Force in over two dozen villages in Rajouri. Special operational teams of Indian police have also been deployed at designated locations in the district. Senior Superintendent of Police Rajouri, Mohammad Aslam confirmed to the media that “the operation is going on at a massive scale. He said additional CRPF personnel along with police have been deployed in sensitive areas to strengthen vigil. The SSP said the arrests were made in connection with the recent attacks in Dh...

Nyxoah Appoints Mr. Daniel Wildman to its Board of Directors

Press Release
Nyxoah Appoints Mr. Daniel Wildman to its Board of Directors Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium – January 9, 2023, 10:30pm CET / 4:30pm ET – Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels/Nasdaq: NYXH)(“Nyxoah” or the “Company”), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), today announced that it has appointed Mr. Daniel Wildman as an Independent Director to its Board of Directors*. Mr. Wildman is a 40-year veteran of the medical device industry. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Progenerative Medical, Inc. and a Strategic Advisor to several medical device and pharmaceutical companies. He also serves as member of the Board of Directors of UroGen Pharma, Ltd. Mr. Wildman spent most of his career with Johnso...

Bringing together the Saudi labor market’s related parties, to invest opportunities and address challenges

Press Release
The 12th Social Dialogue Forum Kicked Off in Riyadh RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The 12th Social Dialogue Forum, organized by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in cooperation with the King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue in Riyadh, was kicked off today 9 Jan. 2023 in Riyadh, with the participation of the International Labor Organization and representatives of the 3 production parties (government, employers, workers). The Social Dialogue Forum shed light on the opportunities and challenges found in the labor market, through (3) main topics which included “The Impact of Training and Qualification Programs in Developing the Skills of National Cadres”, “Business Models and Their Role in Developing the Work Environm...