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Share Extra Food With Poors: Shehbaz Sharif Message on World Food Day

Lahore, October 15, 2017 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said in his message on World Food Day that it is imperative to generate awareness in the public regarding the need to increase food resources and prevention of food wastage. In order to ensure food security, it is necessary that government, research and financial institutions, and civil society should have close interaction additionally the individuals who have surplus sustenance should impart it to the less-blessed individuals of the general public, he included. CM said that the purpose of observing this day is to accelerate the efforts to solve problems arising from food scarcity and Punjab Government is taking all necessary steps to solve the issues of food deficiency.

He said that government has provided various privileges in the agriculture sector in order to ensure food security and it is the prime priority of government to ensure availability of food to every person by maintaining balance between demand and supply of food. Likewise Punjab government has given the historical Kisan package pertaining to shortage of food and this historical package worth of billion rupees has shed positive impacts on agriculture sector’s advancement.

CM said that the development and prosperity of the farmer is actually the development and prosperity of Pakistan as the progress of farmer will surely minimize the possibility of food shortage. He said Kisan Package is being actualized adequately for increasing per acre production and development of agriculture also government is focusing on introducing farmers-friendly policies in order to ensure availability of sufficient food. SO this is today’s message that we need to ensure implementation of devised policies honestly in order to cope with the issue of non-availability of food. CM said that we have to reassure the fact that all the resources of country will be utilized to meet nutritional need timely.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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ڈسکوری چینل کی شی کے عہد پر تحقیق

China: Time of Xi – تین قسطوں کی ایک نئي دستاویزی سیریز جو مملکت وسط کے نئے باب کو دریافت کرتی ہے سنگاپور، 13 اکتوبر 2017ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– اس اکتوبر میں دنیا کی نگاہیں بیجنگ کی جانب ہیں جہاں چینی کمیونسٹ پارٹی کے رہنما اگلے صدر کے انتخاب کے لیے جمع ہیں جو ایک دہائی میں […]

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سیرالیون کی خاتون اوّل اور بینگمیٹ نے افریقی بچوں کے لیے عطیات کے منصوبے کا اجراء کردیا

فری ٹاؤن، سیرالیون، 13 اکتوبر 2017ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– سیرالیون کی خاتون اوّل محترمہ سیا نیاما کوروما اور چینی کمپنی – بینگمیٹ نے مل کر افریقہ میں خواتین اور بچوں کی صحت کے فروغ کے لیے خشک دودھ کے عطیات کا منصوبہ شروع کیا ہے۔ دریں اثناء،ایوان صدر میں ایک تقریب منعقد ہوئی جس میں سیرالیون کے […]

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State Bank of Pakistan Open Market Operation

Karachi, October 13, 2017 (PPI-OT):State Bank of Pakistan conducted its Open Market Operation, Reverse Repo (Injection), in following contracts on October 13, 2017. Quotes received and accepted are as given below:


       NO             OMO Tenor                   Range           Number of Quotes Offered

       a        07 ­ Days (Injection)         5.80% - 5.77%                 28

                                                                                    (Rs. in Millions)

                                                                     Rate of Return
                                  Amount             Amount                               Number of
   NO       OMO Tenor                                                  Accepted
                                  Offered            Accepted                          Quotes Accepted
                                                                        (% p.a.)
   a        07 ­ Days           1,537,750.00       1,490,050.00          5.771/               28

           Total                1,537,750.00       1,490,050.00

   1/- Total amount offered at 5.77% was Rs. 905,000.00mio out of which SBP accepted Rs. 857,300.00mio
   on pro-rata basis.

For more information, contact:
Chief Spokesman
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Central Directorate
I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-111-727-111
Tel: +92-21-39212562
Fax: +92-21-39212433 – 39212436
Email: syed.wasimuddin@sbp.org.pk
Website: www.sbp.org.pk

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China wins the 2nd Pakistan Navy International Nautical Competition

Karachi, October 13, 2017 (PPI-OT):China has won the 2nd PN International Nautical Competition by scoring 4 Gold medals whereas UAE remained runner up. Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Ather Mukhtar distributed the trophies and prizes amongst the winners...

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Foreign Minister Kh Asif calls on Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif

Lahore, October 13, 2017 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister of Pakistan Khawaja Muhammad Asif called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here today. During the meeting, political situation as well as the national affairs came under discussion in d...

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