COVID-19 claims 3 more patients, infects 423 others

Karachi, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 3 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,344 and 423 new cases emerged when 11,418 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Monday. He added that 3 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,344 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
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Pakistan Navy observes World Hydrography Day

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy observed World Hydrography Day with enthusiasm and with an aim to create awareness about the importance of Hydrography and its role towards rendering our waters safer to support maritime trade and accident free marine environment. Every year on 21 June, World Hydrography Day is celebrated across the world, to acknowledge the work done in the important field of hydrograRead More…

A team of Power China met CEO PBIT

Lahore, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): A team of Power China met CEO PBIT, Dr. Erfa Iqbal today to exchange views on investment and growth prospects in Punjab across different sectors, especially in the context of industrial collaboration component and development of new industrial zones under CPEC. Discussion covered potential areas of cooperation by different group companies of Power China in Punjab for the industrial groRead More…

President of Pakistan launches SBP’s policy for financial Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Karachi, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): In a major initiative, the State Bank of Pakistan unveiled a comprehensive policy to enhance the financial inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) today. The Honourable President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi graced the occasion as Chief Guest and launched the policy. This policy initiative aims at improving financial independence for PWDs by improving access to banking services asRead More…

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on a two days long official visit to Azerbaijan calls on President Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Defence Colonel General Hasanov Zakir Asgar Oglu

Rawalpindi, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on a two days long official visit to Republic of Azerbaijan called on His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and His Excellency Colonel General Hasanov Zakir Asgar Oglu, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan at Baku, today.
During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, regional secRead More…

Kashmir issue lies at the heart of Pakistan-India tensions: AJK President

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that mediation by any third party for the settlement of the Kashmir conflict is not a new phenomenon and several world leaders have been made efforts to defuse tension between Pakistan and India and to ensure peace and security in the region.
“Many international leaders have also tried to defuse tensions and bring peace in the region. Read More…

Parliamentary Cooperation Platform; A new era of Cordial Parliamentary Linkages, says NA Speaker

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT):Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said that the Parliamentary exchanges and multilateral cooperation is imperative for regional development and economic prosperity. He welcomed the initiative of Azerbaijan for establishing Azerbaijan-Pakistan-Turkey Trilateral Parliamentary cooperation platform. The Speaker said that this platform will be initiation of a new era of close and cordRead More…

Senate Standing Committee on Railways meets under the chair of Senator Muhammad Qasim to discuss overall performance of Railways and recent train accident at Ghotki

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Railways, on briefing on the overall working and performance on Ministry of Railways and recent train accident at Ghotki, under the chairmanship of Senator Muhammad Qasim, was held at the Old PIPS hall, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad, on Monday. The meeting commenced with the offering of prayers for the victims of the tragic incident of GhRead More…

Peace in Afghanistan shared responsibility of all stakeholders: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says peace in Afghanistan is a shared responsibility of all stakeholders. Talking to media in Islamabad today (Monday), he expressed concerns over speedy withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan. The Minister said sixty percent of foreign troops have already been pulled out. He said Pakistan wants that withdrawal of the forces and peace proRead More…

CCI approves National Electricity Policy 2021

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): Council of Common Interests unanimously approved National Electricity Policy 2021 today. This was announced by Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar while addressing a news conference along with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Waqar Masood Khan in Islamabad today (Monday). He said new electricity policy will be effective for ten years and new projects wRead More…