Thursday, 6 December 2018

Tabdeeli-Gunah Sin Tax to Impose on Tobacco Smokers in Pakistan

Tabdeeli-Gunah Sin Tax Update:

The government of Pakistan has taken a ‘revolutionary’ step to discourage smoking in the country. Tabdeeli-Gunah Sin Tax.

Therefore, for this purpose federal government decides to levy a special tax on smokers, which will be called ‘Sin Tax’ or Gunah Tax.

Federal Minister on Tabdeeli-Gunah Sin Tax

Most importantly, Federal Minister for National Health Services Aamer Mehmood Kiani briefs about this bill. Tabdeeli-Gunah Sin Tax.

He told that government is ending a sin tax or Gunah Tax bill in the National Assembly.

Therefore, with this bill taxes will impose on cigarettes and tobacco products.

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Besides that Mr. Kiani adds that the accumulate tax would be spent on the on the youth including their human development and education.

Because, sin Gunah tax is an internationally recognize term and is specifically impose on certain goods deem harmful to society like tobacco.

Tobacco and Health Issues

Most importantly, tobacco is the single largest cause of preventable illness and death.

In Pakistan, it causes some 108,800 fatalities every year, i.e. 298 per day. Tabdeeli-Gunah Sin Tax.

About NHS Ministry Report

Besides that, The NHS Ministry report emphasizes that the consumption of tobacco will continually increase the country’s health care expenses.

Therefore, it is imposing huge costs in terms of human resource.

The reports say that with the levy of ‘sin tax’ Gunah Tax, cigarettes prices will go up further in the country.

Most importantly, the Ministry is considering to impose levy ranging from Rs. 5 to 15 on a cigarette packet.

The tax under the specific head is expect to generate billions of rupees annually. Tabdeeli-Gunah Sin Tax.

Therefore, the total cigarette consumption in the country is estimate to be worth over Rs. 4 billion.

Pakistan and Sin Tax

Besides that, Pakistan will be the second country to impose a sin tax Gunah Tax on cigarettes after the Philippines.

Therefore, increasing taxes on tobacco products is one of the most effective ways of cutting down consumption.

Most importantly, Pakistan witness an unfortunate series of events in the form of resistance from the powerful tobacco industry.

Because these industries has always vehemently lobby against the tobacco law introduction and implementation in the country.

Main Source: Mehran Post

Sources: ProPakistani, Daily Pakistan Global, DAWN, Pakistan Today Profit

Image Sources: YouTube, GST EGDE 

Saturday, 1 December 2018

Hottish-PTA DIRBS System to Implement From 1st December 2018

Hottish-PTA DIRBS System Update:

The Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is become functional from December 1st, 2018.

Most importantly, this news circulates on Wednesday the 28th November 2018. Hottish-PTA DIRBS System.

Besides that, most of the Mobile users in Pakistan have already inquires the validity of their mobile device.

Details of Hottish-PTA DIRBS System

Because, the PTA had given a deadline for blocking unregister mobile phones i.e. 20th October 2018, which was later on extend. Hottish-PTA DIRBS System.

The deadline was extend by PTA, keeping in view the requests from Mobile Devices consumers and stakeholders, and to create further awareness for the general public.

Read: PTA Mobile Devices DIRBS System for Stolen and Smuggled Mobile Phones

Now PTA has given another deadline for registering your Mobile Devices i.e; December 1, 2018 (till 11:59 pm). Hottish-PTA DIRBS System.

Read Also: PTA DIRBS Extends Deadline Dearie Unregistered Mobile Phones in Pakistan

Important Things About DIRBS Implementation that You Should Know

  • Therefore, all the Mobile Devices which are active till December 1, 2018, with any Pakistani mobile network will stay in service afterwards.
  • Most importantly, counterfeit Mobile Devices that are active till December 1, 2018, on any Pakistani Mobile network will be pair with their respective mobile number and will also stay in service afterwards.
  • Because, after December 1, 2018, before buying any new or use Mobile Devices, mobile users should verify the device by checking its IMEI number.

How to Check Device IMEI and Verify It

Therefore, to know your Mobile Devices IMEI number, please follow one of the methods given below:
  • Dial *#06# as a result you will receive a 15-digits IMEI number, note it down.
  • Besides that, IMEI number is also print at the back of Mobile phone and customers can also check it by removing the back cover/battery (if removable) of their devices.
Therefore, all Mobile Devices users in Pakistan are request to check their device IMEI status latest by 1st December 2018 to avoid any inconvenience.

Besides that you can send 15 digit IMEI number through SMS to 8484. Hottish-PTA DIRBS System.

Most importantly, you can also register your Mobile Devices by loging to PTA DIRBS or DIRBS for Android App.

Main Source: Mehran Post

Sources: Phone World, Cells.PK

Image Source: Phone World, YouTube

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists Of Each Franchise

Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists Update:

The exciting Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 draft finally concludes.

Every team allow to retain a maximum of ten players from their squad of 2018.

Most importantly, each franchise could have three platinum, three diamond, three gold, five silver, two emerging and four supplementary picks.

Formula of PSL Draft

The formula for the picks was the same as the last year which was in the reverse order of the previous edition's standings.

Lahore Qalandars kick off the player draft by picking up AB de Villiers in Pakistan Super League.

Besides that, they retain Fakhar Zaman in the platinum category which meant they had two vacant spots in this category.

They fill the other spot with Mohammad Hafeez, release by Peshawar Zalmi.

Read Also: HBL PSL 3 2018 Ended Successfully Thanks to Pak Fouj From Karachiites

Shoaib Malik, the captain of The Sixth Team of Pakistan Super League, join by Shahid Afridi and Steve Smith.

Besides that, Quetta Gladiators decides on Dwayne Bravo. Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists.

Their other two spots are fill by the retains players - captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Sunil Narine.

Most importantly, Peshawar Zalmi retains pacers Wahab Riaz and Hasan Ali in the platinum category.

Because, They fill up the final spot with Keiron Pollard in Pakistan Super League.

Karachi Kings and Islamabad United

Both Karachi Kings and Islamabad United did not get a pick as they retains all three players in this category.

Besides that, Misbah-ul-Haq has left Islamabad United and choose for Peshawar Zalmi. He joins the team in Diamond category.

Making most of their advantage, Lahore Qalandars continues to bag big names in Diamond Category. Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists.

Therefore, their two picks in the round were Carlos Brathwaite and Corey Anderson.

The Sixth Team, having Junaid Khan and Mohammad Irfan, opts for Joe Denly in Pakistan Super League.

Ian Bell join Mohammad Sami and Asif Ali in the diamond category at Islamabad United.

Besides that, Karachi Kings, again, and Quetta Gladiators did not have a pick here as they had all three players from the retention window.

Details of Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists

Here is the complete list of teams which has finalize following the draft phase:

Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi is a strong team of Pakistan Super League.

Because they are favorite team of many Pakistanis. Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists.
Therefore, the Peshawar Zalmi PSL 4 team is given below:

Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings is a Pakistani professional Twenty20 cricket team that competes in the Pakistan Super League.

Most importantly, the team is base in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh, Pakistan. Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists.

The following is the team list of Karachi Kings participating in PSL-4:

Quetta Galadiators

Quetta Gladiators is a Pakistani professional Twenty20 cricket franchise that competes in the PSL.

Besides that, the team is nominally base in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan.

Therefore, the team of Quetta Galagiators participating in PSL 4 is given below:

Lahore Qalandars

Lahore Qalandars is a Pakistani professional cricket franchise which plays in the Pakistan Super League.

Most importantly, the home ground of the team is Gaddafi Stadium. It nominally represents the city of Lahore in the league.

Therefore, the team members who are participating in PSL 4 is given below:

Islamabad United

Islamabad United is a Pakistani professional Twenty20 franchise cricket team that competes in the Pakistan Super League.

Besides that, the team’s nickname is IU. Blistering-PSL 4 Draft 2018 Complete Players Lists.

Most importantly, Islamabad United are the inaugural champions of the Pakistan Super League.

Therefore, the team is nominally base in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan.

The team members who are taking part in PSL 4 are given below:

Sixth Team

The team members of Sixth Team of Pakistan Super League is shown below:

Main Source: Mehran Post

Sources: Pakistan Super League PSL, ProPakistani, Cric Buzz

Image Source: YouTube

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Unambiguous Tabdeeli-Pakistani Passport Gains Ranking in Global Passport Index 2018

Unambiguous Tabdeeli-Pakistani Passport Gains Ranking Update:

The ranking of Pakistan passport improves significantly in the Global Passport Index 2018.

Details of Unambiguous Tabdeeli-Pakistani Passport Gains Ranking

Pakistani passport now ranks at the 92nd position. Unambiguous Tabdeeli-Pakistani Passport Gains Ranking.

Most importantly, people having with Pakistan passport can travel to 36 nations without the need to have the visa in advance.

Therefore, the index shows that Pakistan passport holders get a visa-free entry in eight countries – last year it was 6.

Besides that 28 states will welcome them with visa on arrival.

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Most importantly, this is as per the data collected by the Global Passport Index 2018. Unambiguous Tabdeeli-Pakistani Passport Gains Ranking.

Therefore, people holding the Pakistan passport are allow Visa-free entry in these countries:
  • Dominica
  • Haiti
  • Micronesia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Vanuatu
  • Qatar
  • Ivory Coast (pre-enrollment)
Most importantly, these countries permits Pakistan passport holders, a visa on arrival:
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritania
  • Myanmar
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Palau
  • Samoa
  • Seychelles
  • Tanzania
  • Somalia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bolivia
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Lesotho

Still Among the Weakest Passports

Most importantly, in 2017, the Passport Index ranked Pakistan world’s second-worst travel document after just above Afghanistan.

Therefore, the situation for Green Passport holders has not become too ideal. Unambiguous Tabdeeli-Pakistani Passport Gains Ranking.

Because, we still lack one point behind war-torn Syria, but two slots above Iraq and Afghanistan.

Top Level Passports

Most importantly, Singapore and Germany are the strongest passports at the time.

Besides that, with 127 and 126 countries giving their citizens visa-free entry, respectively. Unambiguous Tabdeeli-Pakistani Passport Gains Ranking.

Therefore, Here are the top-list passports in the world, order according to ranking:
  • Singapore
  • German
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • USA
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Norway
  • South Korea
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Austria
  • Japan
  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • Ireland
  • Canada
  • UAE

About Pakistani Passport

The Pakistan passport is issue to citizens of Pakistan for the purpose of international travel.

Therefore, the Directorate General of Immigration & Passports of the Ministry of Interior is responsible for issuing passports.

Because, Pakistan machine-readable and biometric passports are currently being issue from regional passport offices and Pakistani embassies.

Besides that, Pakistan passport holders are eligible to visit 33 countries without a visa, or with visa on arrival.

Main Source: Mehran Post

Source: Research Snipers, ProPakistani, WikiPedia

Image Sources: Daily Pakistan Global, Urdu Point

Sunday, 18 November 2018

Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium Inaugurated

Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium Update:

There is no denying that cricket has become a huge part of our society. Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium.

Most importantly, with Pakistan Super League (PSL) getting more traction each year, the international image of cricket in Pakistan is slowly but surely improving.

Therefore, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has also taken several steps to improve the standards of cricket in Pakistan.

Details of Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium

Therefore, to flourish cricket in Pakistan, Pakistan’s first ever AstroTurf cricket stadium also unveil in Chaman, Balochistan on Friday the 16th November 2018.

Southern Command Commander Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa inaugurated the stadium in Chaman Balochistan by playing a shot, before handing it over to the cricket association.

Read Also: National Stadium Karachi Host Two PSL 2018 Cricket Matches

Besides that, a friendly match between Chaman XI and Qilla Abdullah XI was also played at the country’s first AstroTurf cricket stadium.

The ground has three stands as of now, but the management has shown interest in expanding the stadium capacity later on. Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium.

Most importantly, it is a great step to improve the quality of cricket in Pakistan specially in Balochistan.

Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa claims that Balochistan has great potential and this initiative will not only help the locals but also provide an immaculate facility to all the cricket stars.

He further added:

"Peace is visible everywhere. Wherever we go, people ask for good educational institutes and roads."

There is no doubt that Pakistan Army help in reviving cricket in Pakistan. Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium.

Thanks to their continued support throughout the PSL’s matches which were held in Pakistan.

Because, this is another shining example of what Pakistan can achieve if all the departments come together and work towards the betterment of the country specially in Balochistan.

About Astro Turf

AstroTurf is a brand of artificial turf playing surface.

Because, the original AstroTurf product was a short-pile synthetic turf. Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium.

Since the early 2000s, AstroTurf has marketed taller systems that use infill materials to better replicate natural grass.

Besides that, the prime reason to incorporate AstroTurf on game fields is to avoid the cost of laying and maintaining natural turf and to maximize hours of usage.

Today, AstroTurf is a group of the SportGroup, a family of sports surfacing companies. Beauteous-Pakistan First Astro Turf Chaman Cricket Stadium.

Main Source: Mehran Post

Sources: ProPakistani, Pakistan Today, Twitter, WikiPedia

Image Sources: Samaa TV, Pakistan Defence, Daily Pakistan Global

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Tabdeeli-Pakistan Post Revolutionary Electronic Money Order EMO Service Introduced

Tabdeeli-Pakistan Post Revolutionary Electronic Money Order Update:

Pakistan Post launch an Electronic Money Order EMO Service.

Therefore, the EMO Service offer at all 83 GPOs of the country.

Besides that, the service will allow customers for quickly transferring money within the country.

Details of Tabdeeli-Pakistan Post Revolutionary Electronic Money Order

The Minister of State for Postal Services Murad Saeed launch the revolutionary EMO Service.

Most importantly, the service initiates with an investment of Rs.500 million in a centralized software system.

The Pakistani Post is using its own centralize software system without taking the network of competitors.

About Vendor for EMO Service

Out of total funds, Pakistan Post provides Rs.100 million to vendor Telconet. Tabdeeli-Pakistan Post Revolutionary Electronic Money Order.

Read Also: Pakistan Post Establishes NADRA CNIC Registration Service At 200 Post Offices

Because, Telconet install the system and will supervise EMO Service.

Twitter Statement of Federal Government

Sharing the news on Twitter, official handle of Government of Pakistan wrote:

"Revolutionary step by Pakistan Post, electronic money order to launch by Minister of State Murad Saeed."

Service Charges of EMO Service

Service charges are comparatively low, as compare to the Easypaisa and UBL Omni services. Tabdeeli-Pakistan Post Revolutionary Electronic Money Order.

Federal Minister for Communication Statement

Murad Saeed said Pakistan Post is going towards e-commerce, re-branding, mobile money order.

Besides that it will enhance logistic facilities via a network of 13, 000 post offices across the country.

He said Pakistan Post has a market of 80 billion rupees and it can tap its share with enhanced services and attractive packages.

Therefore, this will help the department to not only overcome its current losses of 10 billion rupees, but also make it an earning institution.

Besides that, Murad Saeed urged media and general public to support the government in revamping the Pakistan Post.

Most importantly, with EMO Service money will deliver to the clients at their doorsteps. Tabdeeli-Pakistan Post Revolutionary Electronic Money Order.

Minister congratulates Postal Services’ employees for their excellent performance just in two weeks doing the business of 58 million.

Types of EMO Service

Besides that, EMO Service are of two types including Post-to-Post and Post to Door Step.

Most importantly, other companies offering such services faces shortages of cash.

But Pakistan Post will avert such possibilities in EMO Service.

Therefore, the new EMO Service will be a good revenue generating initiative.

For providing uninterrupted service, every GPO has generators to provide electricity to the system. Tabdeeli-Pakistan Post Revolutionary Electronic Money Order.

Most importantly, the system will spread its network to the grassroots level to facilitate the masses.

Main Source: Mehran Post

Sources: Pakistan Post, The Express Tribune, Daily Pakistan Global, Pakistan Today, Twitter

Image Sources: Phone World, The Express Tribune, Pakistan Post, Paki Mag, YouTube

Video Source: YouTube

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling Web Portal For Highly Qualified Overseas Pakistanis

Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling Update:

Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari the Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OP&HRD) launch a Web Portal.

It is called the ‘Naya Pakistan Calling’. Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling.
Most Importantly, the aim of the Web Portal is to hire Pakistani expats.

Details of Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling

According to Syed Zulfikar Bukhari, It will provide the diaspora a gateway.

There overseas Pakistanis could share their professional prowess and experiences.

The launching ceremony of the Web Portal was held in the Overseas Pakistan Foundation (OPF) Office.

Besides that, the Minister says that this is an opportunity for overseas Pakistanis. Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling.

Because, they can now share their skills and experiences for the benefit of Pakistan.

What Government Wants?

Therefore, the government wants to give a sense of ownership to the overseas Pakistanis.

The Pakistani expatriates now could submit their Curriculum Vitae (CVs) on the Web Portal.

Read Also: Kaptan Pakistan Citizen Portal App System Launched for Contacting PM of Pakistan

Registration of Overseas Pakistanis

Besides that they can register themselves by selecting their area of interests where they intend to serve.

Bukhari says:

“This is a step in the right direction to provide a digital platform to Pakistani expatriates at this stage.”

Bukhari says that under the leadership of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The overseas Pakistanis will be given ownership and a sense of identity. Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling.

Bukhari further says that the PTI government wants to utilize the skills & expertise of the valuable overseas Pakistanis.

Because those who left their home country in search for jobs or education expect better treatment when they return back home.

Read Also: Complete Guide Applying Tuppeny Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Therefore, the government needs to value these overseas Pakistanis.

Thus the Web Portal is being launch to hire expats. Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling.

According to Bukhari, a number of overseas Pakistanis contact him for making investment in Pakistan.

Therefore, the government was working out a framework to remove the red-tapism and flaws in banking process.

PM 100 Days Reforms Promise

The launching of Web Portal is the part of Prime Minister Imran Khan's first 100 days reforms initiative plan.

The portal contain a database, comprising of professional profiles of overseas Pakistanis.

Most importantly, these professionals can be accessible to all stakeholders. Kaptan Tabdeeli-Naya Pakistan Calling.

Because, expats are a potential source of opportunities including trade, investment, innovation and technical knowledge.

You can also visit the Naya Pakistan Calling Web Portal by clicking Here.

Main Source: Mehran Post

Sources: Research Snipers, Pakistan Today, Times of Islamabad

Image Sources: PopCorn, Times of Islamabad, The News, Research Snipers, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation

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