Daily Archives: January 4, 2021

COVID situation: 12 died, 855 infected

Karachi, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that 12 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 3,623 and 855 new cases emerged when 10,165 tests were conducted. This...

Pakistan Navy and Anti-Narcotics Force seize drugs in a Joint Operation at Karachi

Karachi, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy in an intelligence based joint operation with Anti-Narcotics Force seized 100 Kg of Ice in Ibrahim Hyderi area. The recovered narcotics were hidden in a barren area. The drugs valued at approximately USD...

Ambassador of Japan condemns terrorist attack in Balochistan killing coal miners; condoles the loss of innocent human lives

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): H.E. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has strongly condemned the brutal massacre of coal mine workers on Sunday in a terrorist attack in Machh area of Bolan district in Balochistan and expressed his...

Federal Board of Revenue urges taxpayers’ to file returns and be part of ATL

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):Filing of Income Tax Returns (ITRs) has improved significantly during Tax Year 2020, a statement by the Federal Board of Revenue said. 1.768 Million Taxpayers filed their Income Tax Returns before the deadline of December 8,...

Competition Commission of Pakistan marks world competition day 2020 with the theme “Enhancing Economic Efficiency of SMEs”

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) marks the World Competition Day on 5th December 2020 with the theme, “Enhancing Economic Efficiency of SMEs” with the resolve to play an active role under its mandate to...

Senate Standing Committee on Interior strongly condemns killing of 13 coal miners identified as Shia Hazara in Mach area of Balochistan

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Senate Standing Committee on Interior has strongly condemned the killing of 13 coal miners identified as Shia Hazara in Mach area of Balochistan and expressed heartfelt condolences with families of martyrs and the whole Hazara...

Access to affordable basic health care for every citizen, top priority of government: Prime Minister

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says access to affordable basic health care for every citizen is the top priority of the government. He was talking to the Punjab Health Minister Yasmin Rashid who called on him...

Nation benefits when state institutions allowed to function independently: Prime Minister

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says total recoveries by NAB in 2019 and 2020 amount to 389 billion rupees in comparison to previous 10 years (2008-2018) recoveries of 104 billion rupees. In a tweet today (Monday),...

Government ready to sit with Opposition for dialogue but only on public interest issues; Senate informed

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Senate resumed its session at the Parliament House in Islamabad today (Monday) with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in the chair. Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan has said that all the police personnel involved in...

Government plans to build 6,147 km long road network: Murad Saeed

Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): Communication Minister Murad Saeed has said the PTI government has planned to build 6,147 kilometer long network of motorways and highways across Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Monday, he said 2,000 kilometers long...