Daily Archives: January 14, 2018

PK 363 Quetta-Karachi delays due to technical reasons

Karachi, January 14, 2018 (PPI-OT):PK 363 Quetta-Karachi is delay due to technical reasons. PIA engineers cleared the aircraft but due to CAA limitation, the aircraft couldn’t carry passengers unless it takes a test flight before sunset. The aircraft is already cleared but passenger security is most important. An alternate aircraft is arranged from Karachi which will depart from Karachi at 9.0 pm and arrive at Quetta airport at 10.0 pm. It will take passengers of PK 363 to Karachi at 11.00 pm. (Mashhood Tajwa, Spokesman PIA)

For more information, contact:
General Manager
Public Affairs
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
PIA Head Office Airport
Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99043823
Fax: +92-21-34572225, +92-21-34570419
Cell: +92-322-7420707
Website: www.piac.com.pk

Maldives trade delegation will visit Pakistan in last week of February

Karachi, January 14, 2018 (PPI-OT):Ambassador of Pakistan to Maldives, Admiral Waseem Akram (retd) said that a Maldives trade delegation will visit Pakistan in last week of February or first week of March this year. Speaking at launch meeting hosted by former Vice President of FPCCI Mohammad Waseem Vohra, he said that he has already discussed Moldavians delegation visit with FPCCI. He said Maldives meets most of its needs through imports and this situation offers Pakistani businessmen a good opportunity of enhancing exports.

He said that he will make all possible efforts to increase Pakistan trade with Maldives and establish joint ventures. He said Pakistan exporting rice, cement and other goods through Dubai to Maldives. Efforts will be made to have direct trade between the two countries, he added. Waseem Vohra said that Maldives is a member of SAARC and Muslim friendly country, having same religious and cultural values, trade between Pakistan and Maldives must be enhanced. He said that Pakistan can export its good to African countries through Maldives.

The meeting was attended by Vice Presidents of the FPCCI, Tariq Haleem, Shabnam Zafar, Saeeda Bano, Khalid Tawab, Gulzar Firoz, Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig, Nadim Kushti Wala, Abdul Sami Khan, Shakil Ahmed Dhengra, Noor Ahmed Khan, Mumtaz Shaikh, Ikram Rajput, Dr Rozi, Muslim Muhammadi and others.

For more information, contact:
Secretary General
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Shahra-e-Firdousi,
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35873691, 93-94
Fax: +92-21-35874332
Email: info@fpcci.com.pk
URL: www.fpcci.com.pk

Sindh Chief Minister visits Karachi Eat Food Festival, takes selfies with public

Karachi, January 14, 2018 (PPI-OT):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he was satisfied to see the people of this city reaping the fruits of best law and order by organizing festivals and attending them in record large number. This he said while talking to media during his visit to Karachi Eat Food Festival which he visited without protocol. He entered in the festival through a queue made for common people and purchased entry ticket for Rs300.

The chief minister visited a stall organised by special children and with his own money purchased sweets and had himself and gave to the people accompanied with him. The special children hugged the chief minister, kissed him with love and enjoyed his company.

The chief minister visited a stall where he enjoyed different food items such as kababs, haleem, burger, chicken-buti, sweets and such other items and Education Minister Jam Mehtab paid the bill. People gathered at the stall where the chief minister had dinned. He kept enjoying food and people, particularly the young ones, children, girls and elderly kept taking selfies with him.

The chief minister said that Karachi has been made peaceful where people are free to enjoy their life with their families. The food festival has pulled huge a crowed and this is the sign of peaceful, electrifying, happy and thrilling Karachi. “Today in the festival I have also enjoyed with the people,” he said.

For more information, contact:
Press Secretary,
Chief Minister House, Sindh
Tel: +92-21-99202019(Ext: 336)
Website: www.cmsindh.gov.pk

950 cops to perform security duties for polio teams

Islamabad, January 14, 2018 (PPI-OT):A total of 950 policemen along with FC personnel will perform security duties for polio teams during the anti-polio drive in Islamabad. Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani has devised a comprehensive security plan following the directions of IGP Islamabad Dr Sultan Azam Temuri. Following this plan, 950 policemen will perform duties along with FC personnel for security of polio teams while all Zonal SPs would supervise security duties in their respective areas. SDPOs and SHOs will maintain complete coordination with doctors and staff of polio teams and every necessary step will be ensured for their fool proof security.

For more information, contact:
Capital Territory Police
Data centre H-11, Admin Block,
Police Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9258371 Ext (160)
Fax: +92-51-4443180
Email: webmaster@islamabadpolice.gov.pk
Website: https://islamabadpolice.gov.pk

Commander Pakistan Fleet and Pakistan Navy Ships NASR and KHAIBER visit Mauritius

Islamabad, January 14, 2018 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Navy Task Group comprising Pakistan Navy Ships KHAIBER and NASR during an Overseas Deployment to East African Countries and Island States of Indian Ocean Region (IOR) visited Port Louis (Mauritius). PNS KHAIBER is a Type-21 frigate and PNS NASR is a combat support ship.

The visit of PN ships was aimed to promote peace and security in the region and also to join the commencement of 50th independence celebrations of Mauritius. The period also signifies the 50 years of diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Republic of Mauritius. Due to significance of the historic occasion, Commander Pakistan Fleet, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi also joined Pakistan Navy Task Group at Mauritius.

During the visit, Commander Pakistan Fleet along with Mission Commander Cdre Javaid Iqbal and Commanding Officers of PN Ships held important meetings with political and military leadership of Mauritius and discussed matters of mutual interest and avenues for enhanced cooperation.

These included call on with H.E Mrs Ameenah Gurib Fakim, President of Republic of Mauritius, H.E Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Republic of Mauritius, H.E Mrs Fazila Dawreeawoo, Vice Prime Minister of Republic of Mauritius, Mrs Roubina Jado-Jaunbocus, Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mr Karl Mario Nobin, Police Commissioner of Mauritius and Mr Daniel Eric Clive Laurent, Lord Mayor of Port Louis.

Taking the opportunity, officers and men of PN Ships visited Mauritius Coast Guard Training Centre while Officers and men of Mauritius Coast Guard visited PN Ships to attend Maritime Interdiction Operations and Counter Piracy workshop. A reception dinner was hosted on-board PNS NASR to mark the 50th years of standing diplomatic relations between both the countries, which were established soon after gaining of independence by Democratic Republic of Mauritius. The dinner was attended by Vice President, Vice Prime Minister, former President and former Vice President of Mauritius, diplomats, Government officials, Pakistani community and other notables from civil society.

Pakistan and Mauritius enjoy cordial relations founded on the common principles of brotherhood, friendship and sovereign equality. Being littoral states of Indian Ocean Region, both countries share common maritime challenges. As an extension of Government’s foreign policy, Pakistan Navy continues proactive endeavours to enhance maritime collaboration with the Indian Ocean littoral states and this visit was also a step in this direction. The visit of Pakistan Navy’s Senior Flag Officer and Ships will certainly strengthen the existing bonds of friendship between the two countries.

For more information, contact:
Directorate of Public Relations,
Pakistan Navy
Naval Headquarters, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-20062326
Cell: +92-300-8506486
Website: www.paknavy.gov.pk

950 cops to perform security duties for polio teams

Islamabad, January 14, 2018 (PPI-OT):A total of 950 policemen along with FC personnel will perform security duties for polio teams during the anti-polio drive in Islamabad. Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani has devised a comprehensive security plan following the directions of IGP Islamabad Dr Sultan Azam Temuri. Following this plan, 950 policemen will perform duties along with FC personnel for security of polio teams while all Zonal SPs would supervise security duties in their respective areas. SDPOs and SHOs will maintain complete coordination with doctors and staff of polio teams and every necessary step will be ensured for their fool proof security.

For more information, contact:
Capital Territory Police
Data centre H-11, Admin Block,
Police Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9258371 Ext (160)
Fax: +92-51-4443180
Email: webmaster@islamabadpolice.gov.pk
Website: https://islamabadpolice.gov.pk