Daily Archives: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 claimed nine more lives, infected 487: Sindh Chief Minister

Karachi, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): The coronavirus claimed as many as nine more lives, lifting the death toll to 2,259 and infecting 487 others, raising the tally to 123,246 on Friday. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad

More Rain predicted in Balochistan during Friday to Sunday

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Met office informed that monsoon low pressure now lies over Sindh and likely to move westwards over Balochistan during Friday evening/night. Under the influence of this weather system strong monsoon currents are expected to penetrate

Anti-Narcotics Force seized 484.398 kg drugs worth US$ 24.172 million in 12 operations throughout the country

Rawalpindi, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Determined to uproot drug menace from the country and the world, Anti-Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 484.398 Kg Narcotics worth US $ 24.172 Million internationally, arrested 07 culprits and impounded 03 vehicles while conducting 12 counter-narcotic

National Accountability Bureau’s Clarification

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT):Reportedly there is a malicious campaign of financial irregularities being launched on social media regarding two senior army officers i.e., Lt Gen Naweed Zaman and Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani. NAB has categorically denied and clarified that

Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety meets

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety in its meeting was given list of the 2700 officers who themselves or in the name of their spouses were drawing money from the Benazir Income Support

Pakistan government, opposition unanimous on Kashmir Issue: AJK President

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): A parliamentary delegation led by President Pakistan Muslim League (N) and the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, Shahbaz Sharif called on the AJK President, Sardar Masood Khan here on Friday, and expressed solidarity

Afghans, Pakistanis and Kashmiris bonded by mutual love and respect: Masood Khan

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that Pakistan and Afghanistan have very strong ties that transcend boundaries and their destinies are intertwined; there is kinship and close association amongst the people

Federal Govt will extend all out cooperation in promotion of industrial, business sectors: Prime Minister

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says the federal government will extend all out cooperation to promote industrial and business sectors in the country. Talking to Members of National Assembly from Faisalabad in Lahore today (Friday), he

Government making all out efforts for promotion of tourism sector: President Alvi

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr. Arif Alvi says Gilgit Baltistan has the huge potential of tourism and the government is making all out efforts for promotion of this sector. He was speaking at a briefing in Gilgit on

Minister for Maritime Affairs announces new shipping policy

Islamabad, August 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has announced new shipping policy, under which incentives have been provided to private shipping companies. Addressing a news conference along with Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood in Islamabad