Pakistan is keenly interested in re-building international standard gas infrastructure in Afghanistan

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Mr Nadeem Babar led discussion with Turkmenistan delegation headed by Mr. Muhammetmyrat Amanov, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TPCL (TAPI Pipeline Company Limited) on TAPI at Ministry of Energy, Petroleum Division. H.E Atadjan Movlamov, to Pakistan Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Pakistan also attRead More…

President of Turkmenistan made telephone call to President

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): President of Turkmenistan, Mr. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a telephone call to President Dr. Arif Alvi and exchanged views on Pakistan-Turkmenistan bilateral relations, implementation of TAPI Gas Pipeline project, and TAP Power Transmission lines, here today. They expressed satisfaction over the existing relationship and emphasized the need to further strengthen and diversifRead More…

Preliminary meeting of cabinet committee on enforced disappearances convened at Law Ministry

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The preliminary meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Enforced Disappearances was convened at Ministry of Law and Justice today to look into the growing incidents of disappearances in the country. Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Barrister Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem chaired the meeting. The Law Minister urged all the participants to stick to the mandate given by the Federal Read More…

Omar Ayub Khan and Nadeem Babar welcomed Chief Minister Balochistan at Petroleum House

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Energy Mr. Omar Ayub Khan and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Mr. Nadeem Babar welcomed Mr. Jam Kamal Khan, Chief Minister Balochistan at Petroleum House in this morning. Higher Officials from Government of Balochistan and Petroleum Division also attended the meeting. Both sides deliberated upon the matters pertaining to petroleum sector anRead More…

Federal Government in context of wheat import, whether through private or public sector or through GTG, is clear

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): ECC on 10-06-2020 approved import of 1.0 million tons of wheat through the private sector by waiving off all Duties and Taxes. Cabinet while ratifying the above decision on 16-06-202 directed ECC to decide open-ended import of wheat or otherwise. The ECC on 15-07-2020 re-affirmed earlier decision of import for un-limited period and directed to explore opportunity for the importRead More…

China will assist in developing date processing plants and onion cold storages in Southern Balochistan

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam on Friday had a farewell meeting with outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Yao Jing and appreciated his contributions for fostering bilateral ties between the two countries. It was also decided that China will assist in developing date processing plants and onion cold storages in Southern BalochistanRead More…

IT Ministry fully supporting Startups

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): On the direction of Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque, special efforts are being made by the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication to fully support, facilitate and encourage Startups. Under its SEED Fund, Ignite provides grants for development of innovative technologies and products. Ignite is fully facilitating Startups and till date, 159 proposals have bRead More…

Senior Indian diplomat summoned to register Pakistan’s strong protest over ceasefire violations by India

Islamabad, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): A senior Indian diplomat was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today to register Pakistan’s strong protest over ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on 17th September 2020, resulting in serious injuries to three innocent civilians. Due to indiscriminate and unprovoked firing by the Indian occupation forces in HotspringRead More…

Pakistan rejects baseless and misleading assertions made by Indian Minister of State for External Affairs

Islamabad, September 17, 2020 (PPI-OT): Responding to media queries, the Spokesperson said that Pakistan rejects baseless assertions made by the Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, V. Muraleedharan, in Rajya Sabha. With its gross and systematic human rights violations and state-terrorism in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), India cannot mislead the world community by levelling unfounded Read More…

Prime Minister’s Task Force on Gems and Jewellery holds its first meeting under the chairmanship of Eng. Gul Asghar Khan

Islamabad, September 17, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Prime Minister’s Task Force on Gems and Jewellery held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Eng. Gul Asghar Khan at Petroleum House, Islamabad today. The Task Force comprises the industry experts of international standing; Mr. Atif Iqbal (Focal Person Overseas Pakistanis and HRD) and Mr. Zeeshan Khan (Co-Chairman of Task Force/CEO Aqua Gems), Director General (MineRead More…