Category Archives: Ministries

Opposition wants to make NAB dysfunctional: Shibli

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says the opposition parties want to make the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) dysfunctional by proposing amendments in its laws suiting their personal interests. Talking to a private TV...

Cabinet Committee on Energy reviews implementation status of cabinet decisions on energy sector

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) in its meeting in Islamabad has reviewed the implementation status of the cabinet decisions on the energy sector. The meeting was chaired by Minister for Planning and Development Asad...

Pakistan welcomes three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid-ul-Azha

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has welcomed an announcement by Afghan Taliban for a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and a similar reciprocal statement by Afghan government. In a statement in Islamabad, Foreign Office said Pakistan believes that...

Pakistan welcomes announcement of Eid-ul-Adha ceasefire in Afghanistan

Islamabad, July 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan welcomes three-day ceasefire announced by the Taliban on the occasion of the Eid-Al-Adha throughout Afghanistan. We also welcome the reciprocal announcement by the government of Afghanistan. We believe this is a positive development towards...

Law Minister felicitates nation over passage of two bills related to FATF in Senate

Islamabad, July 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Law Farogh Naseem has congratulated the nation over passage of two important bills related to FATF in the Senate on Thursday. In a video message, he said this legislation will help us meet...

Pakistan condemns restrictions imposed by India on Eid-ul-Azha prayers in Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

Islamabad, July 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has urged the world community to dissuade India from its disproportionate arms build-up which could lead to an arms race in South Asia. Addressing weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson...

Senate passes Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill 2020, UNSC (Amendment) Bill 2020

Islamabad, July 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Senate on Thursday passed “The Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2020” and “The United Nations (Security Council) (Amendment) Bill, 2020”. The bills were moved by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan. Earlier,...

City’s overall situation improving after rains: Nasir Hussain Shah

Karachi, July 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said on Tuesday that the real public representatives were those who live among the people on the streets of the city and fight for...

Sindh Chief Minister orders monitoring of rain-affected areas

Karachi, July 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, keeping in view heavy and excessive downpour, on Tuesday decided to monitor the city of Karachi through 28 sub-divisional committees comprising elected representatives, including ministers, advisors and special...

Covid-19 claimed 10 more lives, infected 574 others: Sindh Chief Minister

Karachi, July 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): As many as 574 new cases of coronavirus emerged from 9571 tests of samples while 10 more virus patients died in Sindh. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a...