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Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

COVID-19 claims 10 more lives in Sindh

Karachi, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Monday that coronavirus had claimed 10 more lives in Sindh, lifting the province-wide death toll to 2,282. In a statement, Shah said that with the new deaths, the death ratio had reached 1.8 percent. He added that 278 more virus patients […]

Lockdown restrictions lifted, other activities to open after September 15: Nasir Hussain Shah

Karachi, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Local Government, Information, Forests and Religious Affairs Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said Monday that the restrictions under the lockdown imposed in Sindh to protect human lives had been lifted after five months, while marriage halls, trade centers, expo halls, all educational institutions, including training institutes, will be […]

Construction of Malal Bridge on Lehtarar Road

Islamabad, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Construction of Malal Bridge on Lehtarar Road will start shortly as financial bids for the project have been opened. Capital Development Authority had earlier invited bids from construction firms through newspapers. NIT of the project was 100.818 million, however, due to healthy competition and transparency in the process, lowest bid […]

Organization of Consular Camp in Brisbane

Canberra, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): The High Commission for Pakistan organized a Consular Camp in Brisbane at the Browns Plains Centre on Saturday and Sunday 8-9 August 2020. The basic aim of the consular camp was to provide consular services to the Pakistan community living in and in the surrounding regions of Brisbane at their […]

Federal Board of Revenue initiates action against irregularity, corruption and inefficiency

Islamabad, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to take action against irregularity, corruption and inefficient elements present in the organization. Since July, so far 26 officers and 19 officials have been suspended whereas three employees have been dismissed from service. Besides, permission has also been sought from the Prime Minister […]

Meeting on refunds held in Federal Board of Revenue HQ

Islamabad, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): A meeting was held in the Federal Board of Revenue, Islamabad to take stock of the issuance of refunds under the Inland Revenue Courts i.e. Income Tax, Sales Tax and Federal Excise. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh presided over the meeting. Muhammad […]

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff visits Headquarters Inter-Services Intelligence, Islamabad

Rawalpindi, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Headquarters Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Islamabad today. COAS was given a detailed update on the internal and external security situation of the country. COAS appreciated the measures to optimize performance of ISI, ensuring that country responds effectively to threats across the […]

Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice meets

Islamabad, August 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice in its meeting considered in detail The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (Amendment of Article 73) calling for amending 73(1)(A) making it binding on the government to incorporate at least 20% of the Senate’s budget recommendations in the final budget statement that is passed […]