Daily Archives: May 11, 2020

State Bank enhances scope and financing limits under its Rozgar Scheme

Karachi, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): Since its launch of Refinance Scheme to Support Employment and Prevent Layoff of Workers, called Rozgar Scheme in common parlance, State Bank has been constantly receiving feedback from various stakeholders, making the scheme more facilitative

Prophet’s life is a source of eternal inspiration and guidance

Islamabad, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Embassy of Pakistan to France organized a virtual Mehfil e Seerat to pay tribute to the Holy Prophet S.A.W. The event was organised on 17th Ramadan, the day of the battle of Badr, a

Press Statement on Diesel Supply in Country

Islamabad, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): Spokesperson for Petroleum Division negates the speculation over severe diesel supply in country amid wheat harvesting season in the most of areas of the country. Spokesperson says that presently, country has an ample HSD stocks

MOHR took several initiatives to protect rights of transgenders

Islamabad, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Human Rights took several initiatives to protect rights of transgenders in Pakistan. These initiatives include Transgender Act and formulation of its rules through national consultation. A national committee has been established for implementation

Ambassador of Germany accompanied by French Ambassador and Economic Counsellor called on Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh –

Islamabad, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): Mr. Bernhard Stephan Schlagheck, Ambassador of Germany accompanied by French Ambassador Dr. Marc Barety and Economic Counsellor, Mrs. Anais Boitiere, called on the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez

First special PIA flight for stranded Pakistanis in the US

Islamabad, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): A special charter flight arranged by the Government of Pakistan in collaboration with the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for repatriation of stranded Pakistanis left with around 200 passengers today from Dulles International Airport (IAD), Washington

Police subject protesters to firing in IOK

Srinagar, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, several people including a woman were injured after Indian police resorted to brute force on protesters in Srinagar. A mother and her son were injured after Indian police fired pellets and teargas

1,476 new Coronavirus cases reported in country

The nationwide tally of Coronavirus has soared to 30,941 with 1,476 new cases. 11,568 cases have so far been detected in Punjab, 11,480 in Sindh, 4,669 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,017 in Balochistan, 442 in Gilgit Baltistan, 679 in Islamabad and …

PM monitoring Covid-19 situation on daily basis: Shibli Faraz

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz says number of Coronavirus cases declined in Pakistan owing to timely measures taken by government. Addressing a Covid-19 video conference under aegis of Sustainable Development Policy Inst...

PM reviews prevailing situation following Covid-19 pandemic outbreak

Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government eased the countrywide lockdown phased wise to maintain balance between economic activities and protective measures against Covid-19. He was chairing a high-level meeting in Islamabad on Monday to review pre...