Bournemouth University signs Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Islamabad, July 29, 2021 (PPI-OT): Bournemouth University (BU) has today (29 July 2021) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The MoU provides a framework for early discussions around a partnership that will support collaboration in the areas of technology, media, animation and gaming.
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Prime Minister directs to establish special units to oversee implementation of Sehat Sahulat Card programme

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the federal and provincial governments and State Life to establish special units to constantly oversee the implementation of Sehat Sahulat Card program and immediately address any problem. He was chairing a review meeting regarding government’s historic health sector initiative of Sehat Sahulat Card in Islamabad on Wednesday.
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Peace in Afghanistan vital for accessibility of Central Asian Republics to Gwadar: Fawad

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says stability in Afghanistan will generate economic activities for the whole region and provides accessibility to the Central Asia and the European Union markets. Addressing the Pakistan-Afghanistan Youth Forum in Islamabad today (Wednesday), he said Pakistan has always called for peace in Afghanistan and it is vision Read More…

Pakistan committed to promote bilateral cooperation with Bahrain: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan is committed to promote bilateral cooperation with Bahrain in areas of economic, trade and mutual interest. Talking to Deputy Prime Minister of Bahrain Sheikh Mohammad bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, he said Pak-Bahrain relations are based on common religious, cultural and historical values. He said we are deeply grateful to Bahrain for supRead More…

Five Afghan soldiers returned to authorities after due procedure

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Five Afghan soldiers returned to Afghan authorities today (Wednesday) after due procedure. According to ISPR, these Afghan soldiers were given safe passage into Pakistan, on their own request, by Pakistan Army in Arundu sector of Pak-Afghan international border, Chitral, on 26th of this month. After necessary clearance, the Afghan soldiers crossed into Pakistan.
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ECC re-validates Rs352 billion for meeting COVID-related expenditures

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Economic Coordination Committee has re-validated 352 billion rupees for meeting COVID-related expenditures, including procurement of vaccine to immunize at least 85 million people by the end of this year. A decision to this effect was taken at ECC meeting, which held in Islamabad today (Wednesday) with Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin in the chair. The revalidation was made for theRead More…

Pakistan, Belarus agree to enhance cooperation in fields of mutual interest

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan and Belarus have agreed to enhance cooperation in all fields of mutual interest, including trade and investment, industry, defence, agriculture, education, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals. The understanding reached at a meeting between Additional Secretary Dr Muhammad Tariq and Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei in Minsk.
The Additional Secretary, who is in Minsk for thRead More…

Pakistan condemns extra-judicial killing of innocent Kashmiri in IIOJ and K

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has strongly condemned the extra-judicial killing of an innocent Kashmiri by the Indian Occupation Forces in a so-called “cordon-and-search” operation in Munand area of Kulgam district of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
In a statement on Wednesday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the further intensification of fake encounters iRead More…

Foreign Minister Qureshi arrives in Manama

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reached Manama on a two-day visit to Bahrain. Bahrain Foreign Minister Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani and Pakistan Ambassador to Bahrain Muhammad Ayub welcomed Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the airport. He is leading Pakistan’s delegation in the 2nd session of Pakistan-Bahrain Joint Ministerial Commission.
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Prime Minister Imran Khan directs NDMA to be on high alert in view of heavy monsoon rains

Islamabad, July 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the relevant agencies including National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to be on high alert with ready and rapid emergency response actions in view of heavy monsoon rains. In a tweet on Wednesday, the Prime Minister also asked the people to stay alert and take special care.
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