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Pakistan will absolutely not allow US to use its territory for any sort of action into Afghanistan: PM

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphatically stated that Pakistan will absolutely not allow any of its bases or use of its territory to the US for any sort of action into Afghanistan. In an interview with HBO Axios, Imran Khan said Pakistan suffered seventy thousand casualties more than any other country by joining the American war. He said we cannot afford any more military actions from our territory. We will be partners in peace but not in conflict. The Prime Minister said there must be a political settlement in Afghanistan before the Americans leave. Without

COVID-19 claims 14 more patients, infects 595 others

Karachi, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as 14 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,341 and 595 new cases emerged when 13,985 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday. He added that 14 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,341 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Mr. Shah said that 13,985 samples were tested which detected 595 cases that constituted 4.3 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 4,379,213 tests have been conducted

Dasu Hydro Power Project to immensely benefit country upon its completion by 2028: PM

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan says Dasu Hydro Power Project is one of the projects which will immensely benefit the country upon their completion by 2028. In a pinned tweet with a video clip of project briefing, the Prime Minister expressed the confidence that during the decades of dams which began in 2018, all projects will be completed. He said Dasu Hydro Power Project which is the most significant one will add 1200 billion units of electricity and it will guarantee the environmental conservation besides economic and social development of Pakistan. For more information, contact: Ministry of

Pakistan calls for an inclusive politically-negotiated settlement in Afghanistan

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Antalya today (Sunday). He congratulated his Turkish counterpart on successfully organising Antalya Diplomacy Forum, which saw high-level attendance of global leaders. The Pakistan Foreign Minister noted that the Forum provided an excellent opportunity to discuss and to engage on various contemporary global issues. While taking stock of the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries, the two sides discussed the ongoing preparations for the 7th Session of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council that will be held in Turkey this year. The

Pakistan committed to promote regional unity, contacts as an ECO’s founding member: FM

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan is committed to promote regional unity and contacts as a founding member of Economic Cooperation Organization. In an informal interaction with ECO Secretary General Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour on the side-lines of Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey, the Foreign Minister said Pakistan, in the light of ECO framework, is making sincere efforts with the member countries to enhance mutual trade, economic development and peace and stability in the region. He stressed the need for continued cooperation for the reconstruction of Afghanistan, sustainable development and restoration of law and order. The

Taliban committed to Afghan peace talks, believe in resolving issues through mutual understanding: Mullah Baradar

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Taliban have said they are committed to Afghan peace talks and believe in resolving issues through mutual understanding. In a statement the head of the Taliban's political office Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar said that women and minorities would be protected and diplomats and NGO workers would be able to work securely. He said we understand that the world and Afghans have queries and questions about the form of the system to be established following withdrawal of foreign troops. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat,

PTI believes in supremacy of parliament: Fawad

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Information Minister, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf believed in supremacy of parliament and wanted to settle all issues in the house to strengthen the democracy. Addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club on Sunday the Minister said that government has introduced amendments to reform electioneering system in the parliament but the opposition is convening all parties’ conference out of ambit of the parliament. The Information minister said the opposition had no agenda for progress of the country nor they had any foreign policy neither economic agenda. Fawad Hussain said that

President felicitates newly elected President of Iran Ibrahim Raisi

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi has felicitated newly elected President of Iran Syed Ibrahim Raisi on his victory in the Presidential Elections. In a felicitation letter, the president expressed that Iranian people had affirmed their trust in new leadership for peace, stability and prosperity. He said under President Raisi’s leadership, the fraternal ties between Pakistan and Iran would be further strengthened. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: Website:

PIA special flight brings more 1.55m doses of Sinovac vaccine from China

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):A special consignment of Sinovac vaccine of 1.55 million doses has arrived Islamabad airport through a special PIA flight from China. According to NCOC, this is part of planned contracted quantity purchased from China. China as time tested friend of Pakistan has taken special measures to ensure uninterrupted supply of vaccines to Pakistan. Another consignment of 2-3 Million doses of Chinese vaccines will reach Pakistan next week. Measures are in place to transport the vaccines to all federating units according to their requirement. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th