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National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited connects 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Fired Power Plant with National Grid

Lahore, January 27, 2017 (PPI-OT):National Transmission and Despatch Company Ltd (NTDC) has connected 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Fired Power Plant with national grid through a 500 kV transmission line under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) …&he…

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees hands over four community projects to Sindh government

Karachi, January 27, 2017 (PPI-OT):As part of efforts to bridge gaps between Pakistani and Afghan refugee communities across the country, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) formally handed over four projects to the government in Sindh ……

WHO Statement recognizing UAE PAP contribution to Polio Eradication efforts in Pakistan

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):Humanity is on the verge of one the greatest public health achievements in history – eradicating polio. In 2016, fewer children were paralysed by polio than in any other year globally, ……

Denmark supports UNODC’s capacity building program for Pakistan’s border management agencies, police and prosecution services

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Government of Denmark has today signed a DKK 4 million partnership agreement with UNODC Pakistan. The agreement was signed by the Ambassador of Denmark, H.E. Mr. Ole Thonke and Mr. ……

UNICEF and Department of Planning and Development, Punjab organise joint workshop for media on the situation of Stunting in Punjab

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):A media workshop on stunting was organized jointly by UNICEF and the Planning and Development Department of the Government of Punjab in Lahore today. The aim of the event was to ……

Provincial Labour Legislation reviewed and actions discussed

Islamabad, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):Pakistan’s tripartite stakeholders including Government, Employers and Workers jointly reviewed progress on Provincial labour legislation after the 18th Constitutional Amendment. Moreover, constituents discussed actions at Federal and provincial level to complete ……

UNICEF and UNHCR signs partnership to empower young refugees through SMS technology

Islamabad, January 23, 2017 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to utilise mobile technology for the empowerment of the young refugee ……