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Daily Archives: January 2, 2021

Federal Board of Revenue achieves highest monthly growth in December during Jul-Dec 2020

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has released the provisional revenue collection figures for the first six months of current year. According to the provisional information, FBR has collected a net revenue of Rs.2204 billion, which is 99.7% of its six-monthly target of Rs.2210 for the current Fiscal Year from July […]

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Foreign Office rejects unwarranted assertions by India regarding minority rights in Pakistan

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has categorically rejected completely unwarranted assertions by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in connection with the Hindu temple incident in Karak. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said this is not the first time the Indian Government has tried to feign concern for minority rights […]

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Government ready for dialogue with opposition excluding amendment in NAB law: Sarwar

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan says the government is ready for dialogue with the opposition on all national issues, excluding amendment in the NAB law. Talking to the media in Rawalpindi today, said no NRO will be given to the corrupt elements. The Minister said political leadership need to […]

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Government’s vision for trade with Afghanistan, CARs is to make Pakistan economic hub: Dawood

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Adviser on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razzak Dawood has said government’s vision for trade and economic relations with Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics (CARs) is to make Pakistan a hub for trade, transit and transhipment. In a series of tweets on Saturday, he said our trade must be based on […]

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PDM’s narrative has lost public interest: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says narrative of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has lost public interest and its yesterday meeting ended without any result. Responding to PDM’s news conference in a statement on Saturday, he said incumbent government has public mandate and it will not resign under opposition’s pressure. He […]

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Online visa facility provided for 192 countries: Interior Minister

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says online visa facility has been provided for 192 countries. Talking to media in Rawalpindi on Saturday, he said that two hundred thousand applications were received in a day for online visa. The Minister said 1.5 million Afghan refugees are allowed to live in Pakistan. […]

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Pakistan reports 2,184 new COVID-19 cases, 82 deaths in last 24 hours

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): 82 more people died of Coronavirus in the country during the last twenty-four hours. According to the latest data shared by the National Command and Operation Center, 2,184 people tested Covid positive during this period after tests of 38,229 people. The figure of active Covid cases in the country is […]

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Government prepares interest-free loan package for small private schools

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):The government has prepared an interest-free package of loans for low-income private schools, aimed at providing them financial support in this testing time due to COVID-19. This was stated by Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood during a meeting with a delegation of Supreme Council of All Private […]

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