400 new cases of coronavirus emerged in Sindh

Karachi, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that two more patients of COVID-19 died overnight lifting the death toll to 2497 that constituted 1.8 percent death rate. Shah said that 400 new cases of coronavirus emerged when 10,881 samples were tested which constituted 3.6 percent current detection rate. So far 1,352,139 tests have been conducted which diagnosed 136,795 casesRead More…

Sindh Chief Minister directs transport department to complete the infrastructure of Orange Line project

`Karachi, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed transport department to complete the infrastructure of Orange Line project, get the Red Line ADB loan effective and finalize the design of Yellow Line so that work on them could be started in the larger interest of the megacity Karachi.
Presiding over a meeting of the Sindh Transport department to review the progress of BRT sRead More…

Sindh Chief Minister directs District Municipal Corporations to release their salaries through Accountant General Sindh

Karachi, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed District Municipal Corporations (DMCs) to release their salaries through Accountant General Sindh and start physical verification of their employees so that ghost employees, retired employees who are still drawing salaries could be identified.
He issued these directives while presiding over a meeting of KMC and DMCs here at thRead More…

Sindh Chief Secretary approves 364 appointments on deceased quota

Karachi, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah on Tuesday approved 364 appointments on deceased quota (a quota fixed for the legal heirs of the government employees who died during the service) raising the total number of such appoints to 4029 since 2019 in various departments of the provincial government.
The approval was given in a meeting of a committee held with Chief Secretary MRead More…

Security forces killed two terrorist in Kech, Balochistan

Islamabad, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Security forces have conducted intelligence-based operation on terrorist hideout in Kech, Balochistan. According to ISPR, two terrorists were killed. These terrorists were involved in killing civilians, extortion and attack on security forces. A large cache of Arms and communication equipment have also been recovered.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and BRead More…

Prime Minister expresses deep condolence over sad demise of Kuwait Emir

Islamabad, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his deep condolence on the sad demise of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah. In a tweet on Tuesday, he extended his heartfelt condolences to Crown Prince, Al Sabah family and to Kuwaiti people. He said Amir’s contributions to Pakistan-Kuwait relations will always be remembered.
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Prime Minister reaffirms Pakistan’s full support for post-conflict Afghanistan on its path to economic development

Islamabad, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has reaffirmed Pakistan’s full support for the post-conflict Afghanistan on its path to reconstruction and economic development. He was talking to Chairman, High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, who called on him in Islamabad today (Tuesday).
The Prime Minister reiterated his longstanding position that thRead More…

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement at High Level Event: “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”

Islamabad, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Trudeau,
Prime Minister Holiness,
Secretary General UN,
Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen
The COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting unparalleled human suffering. Controlling the virus is critical to addressing both the health and the economic emergency.
In Pakistan, our strategy of “smart lockdowns” has fortunately controlled the spread of the virus. Yet, we are notRead More…

Senate body on Defence appreciates Pak Army’s efforts for peace, stability in country

Islamabad, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Members of National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence have appreciated Pakistan Army’s efforts in bringing normalcy not only to the area but efforts for peace and stability in the country. The lawmakers led by chairman of standing committee expressed these views, while visiting North Waziristan today (Tuesday).
On arrival, the delegation laid floral wreath at Yadgar-Read More…

Educational activities to be restored throughout country from tomorrow; Cabinet informed

Islamabad, September 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Federal Cabinet was told that the government is focusing on increasing exports and foreign exchange reserves. The cabinet, which met in Islamabad today with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, was informed that the government has taken important steps to significantly bring down primary fiscal deficit, improve nature and quality of domestic and foreign loans, and introdRead More…