Prime Minister launches country’s first-ever National Security Policy 2022-2026

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the public version of the first-ever National Security Policy of Pakistan, in Islamabad on Friday. The policy articulates a citizen-centric framework, placing economic security at its core and seeking a secure and economically resilient Pakistan.
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Government of Pakistan
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Prime Minister to launch Pakistan’s first national security policy today

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan is launching the country’s first ever National Security Policy 2022-2026, today (Friday). The policy articulates a citizen-centric framework, placing economic security at its core and seeking a secure and economically resilient Pakistan.
The original version of the policy will remain classified, but a public version of the document will be releasedRead More…

BJPs extremist policies threat for regional peace: FM

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan is making vigorous efforts to harness the imperatives of geo-economics and human development. Telephonically talking to the newly elected Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly, he emphasized that Pakistan and Canada must deepen their engagement in the investment, trade, and financial sectors. Shah Mahmood Qureshi stressed the sRead More…

Passage of Supplementary Finance Bill, 2021, resolves financial difficulties: Fawad

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says the passage of Finance (Supplementary) Bill, 2021, would not only resolve the financial difficulties faced by the country, but also help deal with the deficits.
Talking to media at Parliament House in Islamabad, he said after passage of this bill, there is no obstacle now in the way of International Monetary FuRead More…

National Assembly passes ‘The Finance (Supplementary) Bill 2021’

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): The National Assembly has passed “The Finance (Supplementary) Bill 2021″ to amend the certain laws relating to taxes and duties.
The bill moved by Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub is aimed on achieving efficiency, equity in the tax system, broadening of tax base as well as documentation of the economy.
The House rejected all the amendments moved by the Opposition mRead More…

COVID-19: Seven more deaths, 3567 positive cases reported in country

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Seven deaths due to Coronavirus infection and 3567 positive cases have been reported across the country in a single day. According to the National Command and Operation Center’s statistics, 48,449 tests were conducted and positivity ratio remained 7.36 percent.
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Government introduces reforms to streamline energy matters: Hammad

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar has said the government has introduced reforms to streamline matters related to pricing of imported gas and electricity generation contacts through competitive and transparent process. In a tweet on Friday, he said the law allowing the government to price in imported gas for domestic supplies has been passed by the National Assembly and it will noRead More…

Pakistan, China launch Air Cargo Service on Kashgar-Islamabad route

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and China have launched Air Cargo Service on Kashgar-Islamabad route with successful landing of Pakistan Faxon Airlines Air Cargo plane at Kashgar Airport in Xinjiang region of China. According to China Radio International, this is the second international cargo route from Kashgar Airport to Pakistan after Kashgar-Karachi cargo route in 2019.
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Next elections to be last polls of PPP, PML-N: Fawad

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain says opposition leaders will not be in the Parliament after the next general elections. In a tweet on Friday, he said the next election will be the last polls of the PPP and PML-N. Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said opposition faced another defeat when the government succeeded in getting bills of important nature passed Read More…

Government decides to allow permanent residency scheme for foreign nationals: Fawad

Islamabad, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that government has decided to allow permanent residency scheme for foreign nationals. In a tweet on Friday, he said the step is in line with the new National Security Policy through which Pakistan has declared Geo-economics as core of its national security doctrine. The Minister said the new policy will alRead More…