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Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Mr. Shaukat Tarin, chaired the meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Secretary Finance made a detailed presentation on National Remittance Loyalty Program (NRLP) before the Committee. He stated that remittances form backbone of the economy. The proactive policy measures by the Government and the State Bank of Pakistan have incentivised the overseas Pakistanis and encouraged


Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): This is with reference to News dated 11.08.2021 aired at GNN. REBUTTAL it has been observed that response submitted to a National Assembly Question on 10th August, 2021, pertaining to ‘Collection of Funds for Diamer Bhasha Dam’ has been reported out of context.   The

Meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan and Iraq

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi received the Foreign Minister of Iraq, Dr. Fuad Hussein, at the Foreign Office today. The Iraqi Foreign Minister arrived in Islamabad this morning for a two-day visit at the invitation of Foreign Minister Qureshi. The two Foreign Ministers had

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Mr. Shaukat Tarin, presided over the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on State Owned Enterprises

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Secretary Finance Division briefed the Committee on the performance of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) over the years. A comparative analysis was presented from FY 2013-14 to FY 2018-19. The Committee noted that the Government’s broad-based reform process including timely completion of SOEs Board of

PC Board contemplated matters relating to NPPMCL, JCC and SLIC

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Privatisation Board meeting held here in Islamabad today, under the chairmanship of Federal Minister Mohammed Mian Soomro. The matters relating to National Power Parks Management Company Limited (NPPMCL), Jinnah Convention Centre (JCC) and corporatization of State Life Insurance Corporation (SLIC) were discussed.   The

In response to media queries regarding the Afghanistan ministry of foreign affairs’ statement on the complaint of the daughter of afghan ambassador to Pakistan, the following is attributable to Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): “We have seen the Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ statement and the complainant’s video. It is once again highlighted that the visiting delegation was given a comprehensive briefing on each aspect of the complaint.   The Pakistan side facilitated the delegation’s visit to all areas

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Mr. Shaukat Tarin, presided over the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives presented a summary regarding Attabad Lake Hydropower Project to be executed by WAPDA amounting to Rs. 25.4 billion. The project envisages construction of 54 MW hydropower project located on the bank of Hunza River, towards downstream end of

Turkish Minister for Defence calls on the Prime Minister

Islamabad, August 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Turkish Minister for Defence Hulusi Akar, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan today. Welcoming the delegation, Prime Minister Imran Khan highlighted historic fraternal ties between Pakistan and Turkey, marked by unique mutual trust and mutual support. The Prime Minister conveyed his cordial greetings for President