Category Archives: General Press Releases

Chief Justice of Pakistan deposits One Lac Rupees in Supreme Court Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund

Islamabad, September 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar deposits one lac rupees in Supreme Court Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund. It is pertinent to mention here that his lordship has made this announcement in Special Transmission of 92 TV on Saturday i.e. 8.9.2018.

For more information, contact:
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Constitution Avenue, G-5/2,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9220581-600
Fax: +92-51-9213452
Email: mail@supremecourt.gov.pk
Website: http://www.supremecourt.gov.pk

Masarrat Butt sent back to Jammu jail from Srinagar

Srinagar, September 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the incarcerated Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League, Masarrat Aalam Butt was brought from Kot Bhalwal Jail, Jammu, to Srinagar for the hearing of a fake case registered against him in Kothi Bagh Police Station, Srinagar.

Masarrat Aalam Butt was produced before Chief Judicial Magistrate where after hearing the arguments, the judge fixed the next hearing of the said case on 24th of this month. The JKML chairman was sent back to Kot Bhalwal Jail, Jammu, after the hearing. A party spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar condemned the prolonging of Masarrat Aalam Butt.

For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549
Fax: +92-51-4861736
Email: info@kmsnews.org
Website: www.kmsnews.org

Muharram is month of sacrifice, selflessness: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, September 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the first month of Islamic calendar, Muharram, gives the message that sacrifices and selflessness are integral to the message and practice of Islam.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said Muslims across the globe including the people of Kashmir have been giving countless difficulties. “Muharram provides us a great opportunity to learn from the history of Islam and sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) to stick to the path of righteousness and justice, come what may.”

For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549
Fax: +92-51-4861736
Email: info@kmsnews.org
Website: www.kmsnews.org

Justice (R) Abdul Shakoor Paracha calls on Chief Justice of Pakistan

Islamabad, September 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mr. Justice (R) Abdul Shakoor Paracha, Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of Pakistan, called on the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar at Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad today i.e. 12.09.2018 and presented a cheque of Rs. 4 lacs as donation to Supreme Court of Pakistan Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dam Fund.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations Officer
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Tel: +92 51 9204184, 9220581
Fax: +9251 9213452
Email: mail@supremecourt.gov.pk

PIA shifts IT operations to HITIT Computer Services for further modernization

Karachi, September 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In a major development PIA has shifted its IT operations to leading Turkish IT Solutions Company, HITIT Computer Services. The new system is in operation from 12th September, 2018. The salient feature of new IT system is significant improvement in web site functions making online booking swift and very convenient for public.

Chairman and CEO PIA Muhammad Saqib Aziz has said that the new IT Solutions partner will definitely bring more modernization and convenience to our valued customers. He said every possible effort has been made to make the transformation glitch free. He has instructed PIA teams to remain available round the clock for smooth and swift transfer in all relevant areas of airline. He commended IT and Commercial departments for their untiring efforts to make this transformation possible.

PIA reservations, inventory control, ticketing and check-in procedures, flight operations, scheduling, revenue management and accounting and crew management etc will now use HITIT’ s Crane Solutions. The transformation from the previous module was done in the shortest time period and training sessions were held with PIA officials and its partner travel agencies.

With the new IT solution PIA and its travel partners will be able to work more efficiently. The new IT solution is not only cost effective but offers additional value which will greatly help PIA in its business activity.

PIA has however requested its passengers for their cooperation in case of any problems or inconvenience during and after the transformation for few days and have requested them to contact PIA call centre.

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

Rain predicted for up coming weekend

Islamabad, September 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): Met Office informed that the monsoon currents from Arabian Sea are likely to penetrate in upper parts of the country from Friday. A westerly wave is also likely to affect the upper parts of the country from Friday. Under the influence of these weather conditions:

Rain-thundershowers with gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions), Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Zhob, D.G.Khan, Multan divisions from Friday to Sunday.

Hailstorm and windstorm/duststorm are also likely in sub-mountainous areas of Punjab, KP and Kashmir during the forecast period.

For more information, contact:
National Weather Forecasting Centre (NWFC)
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Headquarter Office, Sector H-8/2,
Islamabad- Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9250360
Fax: +92-51-9250368
Email: pmd@pmd.gov.pk
Website: www.pmd.gov.pk