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Senate, NA sessions to be held separately today

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Sessions of the Senate and the National Assembly will be held separately at the Parliament House in Islamabad on Monday.The Upper House will meet at three in the afternoon, while the Lower House will resume its sessio…

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MoS Hina Rabbani Khar commences official visit to Brussels

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Minister of State Hina Rabbani Khar arrived in Brussels on Monday with the aim to strengthen bilateral ties between Pakistan and Belgium across all areas of cooperation, with a particular focus on labour mobility from…

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Pre-hajj stays of Pakistani intending pilgrims at Madinah to conclude on Wednesday

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): The pre-hajj stay of Pakistani intending pilgrims at Madinah will conclude on Wednesday. Radio Pakistan Correspondent Javed Iqbal reports from Makkah that around 25000 Pakistani pilgrims have successfully concluded th…

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NA commences general discussion on budget 2023-24

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): The National Assembly has commenced general discussion on the budget 2023-24. Opening the debate, Leader of Opposition Raja Riaz asked the government to pay special attention to the uplift of agriculture and industria…

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PM terms arrival of Russian oil cargo as beginning of new relationship with Moscow

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has termed the arrival of first ever Russian oil cargo to Pakistan as the beginning of a new relationship between Islamabad and Moscow. In a tweet, he said the first Russian discounted cr…

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Ishaq Dar for further strengthening economic relations with China

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Charge’d Affairs of China Ms Pang Chunxue called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad on Monday. He greeted the Charge de Affairs for joining back after a break and extended good wishes to her. The Finance Minis…

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Rs579b relief to be given to people in electricity bills: Dastgir

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Minister for Energy Khurram Dastgir says relief worth 579 billion rupees will be given to people in electricity bills and to keep uniform rate across the country.Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Monday, he sa…

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Govt taking various steps for welfare, security of journalist community: Marriyum

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says the incumbent government has taken various steps for welfare and security of the journalist community. She was addressing the launching ceremony of Hea…

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Arrival of Russian oil to help reduce petroleum prices in country: Kayani

Islamabad, June 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Coordinator to Prime Minister on Economy and Energy Bilal Azhar Kayani has said that the first consignment of cost-effective Russian crude oil would help in reducing petroleum prices in local markets.In a statement, h…