COVID-19 claims four more lives across Sindh

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): As many as four more patients of coronavirus lost their lives, lifting the death toll to 2,459 with 237 new cases in Sindh. This was informed in a statement issued from CM House. The statement said the coronavirus claimed four more live, lifting the death toll to 2,459 in Sindh that constituted 1.8 percent death rate. Overnight 154 patients recovered. The patients recovered so faRead More…

Rain-struck people’s rehabilitation to cost Rs76 billion: Sindh tells UN

Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Sindh government has estimated an initial requirement of around Rs76 billion to rehabilitate 2.48 million rain affected people, including paying them compensation for loss of lives, houses and cattle. This emerged in a meeting held between Sindh government representatives and United Nation Pakistan delegation which met here at the CM House.
The Sindh government was representeRead More…

Computerized balloting for selection of audit cases for tax year 2018 held

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ceremony for Parametric computer balloting as per the Audit Policy, 2019 for selection of cases for audit for Tax Year 2018 in respect of persons or classes of persons falling under all or any of the three domestic Federal Tax Statutes i.e. Income Tax Ordinance 2001, Sales Tax Act 1990, and Federal Excise Act 2005 was held at Federal Board of Revenue, Headquarter, Islamabad.
OnRead More…

Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs in its meeting held today at Parliament House considered Point of Public Importance regarding ldquo Rent demurrage charges on goods imported during lockdown due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. The Committee was also briefed on the Blue Economy Policy and Shipping Policy. The Committee was informed that the Karachi Port Trust KPT in coRead More…

Pakistan keep to further Deepen Trade Economic Links Parliamentary Cooperation with Germany: Mandviwalla

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT):Saleem Mandviwalla Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan emphasized the need to further strengthen the existing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Germany through enhancing parliamentary ties and cooperation in various areas of mutual interest. He said this while talking to Bernhard Schlagheck Ambassador of Germany in Pakistan here at Parliament House on Thursday.
The Deputy Read More…

Pak-Turkmen Presidents exchange views on bilateral ties

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov have exchanged views on bilateral relations, implementation of Turkmenistan Afghanistan Pakistan Iran Gas Pipeline Project, and TAP Power Transmission lines.
During a telephonic conversation on Friday, they emphasized need to further strengthen and diversify trade, economic and energy cooperation betweRead More…

Masood Khan urges creating critical awareness on atrocities taking place in IOJK

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that Pakistan is incomplete without Jammu and Kashmir and we will continue to strive for their liberation from Indian occupation. He urged using all resources within our reach to create a critical level of awareness of the atrocities taking place in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
He expressed these views while aRead More…

Kashmir dispute cannot be resolved by use of force: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reiterated that Kashmir dispute cannot be solved by the use of force. In a statement in Islamabad on Friday, he said strategy of India, which has been using force against the Kashmiri people for the past seven decades, has totally failed.
The Foreign Minister said India tried to use force to gag the voice of the Kashmiris through draconRead More…

Prime Minister directs to accelerate development of mineral sector in Balochistan

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Asim Saleem Bajwa has said that after the decision of stay order by World Bank tribunal in Reko Diq case, the Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed to accelerate development of mineral sector in Balochistan.
In a tweet, he said stay order by World Bank tribunal on 6 billion dollars award against Pakistan is a Read More…

World Bank tribunal issues stay in Reko Diq case

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes has granted stay on the enforcement of penalty imposed on Pakistan in the Reko Diq mining lease dispute.
In a statement in Islamabad, the office of Attorney General for Pakistan described the development as a success for the country and its legal team. In July last year, an international arbitratiRead More…