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Canada beat Pakistan’s Development Squad 3-0

Official News
Lahore, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): In the first of the five match hockey series, Canada defeated Pakistan Development squad 3-0 at Tamanawis Park, Surrey. The hosts settled down quickly and took an early lead when Gordon Johnston converted the first penalty corner with a high flick. However, it was more or less an even play in the first quarter. Canada appeared a better side during the next 15 minutes. After wasting a penalty corner, they doubled the lead through open play. A good attack from the right side saw a fine back pass to Sukhi, one of the two Panesar brothers, standing unmarked at the top of the circle. Sukhi found the net with a strong hit. Pakistani players were seen slipping on the surface quite a few times while the Canadians appeared more comfortable. In the second half, the vi...

FPCCI R&D Report on Changing Pattern of Bilateral trade

Chambers of Commerce, Official News
Lahore, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): FPCCI Research & Development has prepared a study report on the proposal of Kenyan mission for negotiating product specific FTA with Pakistan. FPCCI report explores different pattern of preferential treatment in bilateral trade and has found a new pattern of bilateral trade to enhance volume of trade. Research department reports states the countries are now seeking preferential treatment for the potential product which is a kind of product specific FTA and an example of Remodeling of Barter System. In this regards FPCCI report has analytically examined Pakistan and Kenya bilateral trade which is confined to few products included tea, rice, coffee, pharmaceutical products, furniture dominate. Kenya has desired to negotiate preferential treatment for tea ...

Chief of the Naval Staff addresses Naval Officers at Pakistan Navy war college Lahore

General, Official News
Islamabad, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi addressed the course participants and faculty of Pakistan Navy War College Lahore. Upon arrival, the Naval Chief was received by Commandant PN War College, Rear Admiral Naveed Ahmed Rizvi. During the address, Chief of the Naval Staff dilated upon volatile security environment at global arena where quest for resources and power struggle is generating competition and new alignments. It was informed that Pakistan Navy is maintaining high vigil and near permanent presence in the regional seas to protect own national maritime interests including CPEC and Gwadar Port. Chief of the Naval Staff appraised the audience about the vision of Pakistan Navy in details. The Admiral also emphasized the need to enhanc...

UNISAME felicitates SBP on 70 years of service

General, Official News
Karachi, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises has felicitated the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on 70 years of service to Pakistan’s economy and banking and earning the reputation of being one of the best central bank in the world. SBP has made us proud. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said he was delighted to receive invitation from Tariq Bajwa governor to celebrate 70 years of service of State Bank of Pakistan on 1st July 2018 at SBP. All ex governors Dr Shamshad, Dr Ishrat Hussain , Yaseen Anwar and Ashraf Wathra will share their thoughts on future vision of SBP. Presidents of banks and financial institutions and Unisame chief will have the opportunity for panel discussions with the governor and ex governors. Quaid e Azam inaugrated SBP on 1st July ...

TeH concerned over continued detention of Hurriyat leaders

General, Official News
Srinagar, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir (TeH) has expressed serious concern over the continued illegal detention of several Hurriyat leaders including Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Peer Saifullah and Ayaz Muhammad Akbar. Tehreek-e-Hurriyat in a statement issued in Srinagar said, Raja Merajuddin’s seven-member family has no male member at home. “The seven female members at home include his four small daughters, wife, mother-in-law and his own mother,” it said. Raja Merajuddin Kalwal continues to remain under detention at New Delhi’s Tihar Jail for the past several months. The statement said that Raja Merajuddin had already spent 13 years in jails from 1990 to 2016 and was booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act, many time...

Five killed, many injured in Indian troops’ actions in IOK

General, Official News
Srinagar, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, five people were martyred and dozens others, including a woman, were injured in the brutal actions of Indian troops in Islamabad district, today. The troops opened fire on a residential house during a cordon and search operation in Srigufwara area of the district, critically injuring the owner of the house, Muhammad Yousuf Rathar, and his wife, Hafeeza Begum. The injured were shifted to sub-district hospital Bijbehara for treatment. However, Rathar was declared dead on arrival while Hafeeza was shifted to Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar for specialized treatment. The troops also killed four youth and destroyed a residential house during the operation. Earlier, an Indian policeman was killed and two troops were injured i...