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Health, education sectors given priority in next budget of Balochistan: Buledi

June 22, 2020 |

Balochistan Finance Minister Zahoor Ahmed Buledi says health and education sectors have been given priority attention in the new provincial budget. Addressing a post budget press conference in Quetta, he said steps are being taken to improve living standard of poor people through Awami endowment fund. He said 500 million rupees have been allocated for […]

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Sarwar urges people to strictly follow SOPs on Eid ul Azha to contain coronavirus

June 21, 2020 |

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has urged people to strictly adhere to the SOPs on the occasion of Eid ul Azha to contain the coronavirus pandemic. In a message today, he said the cattle markets can cause  spread of coronavirus, therefore all stakeholders must work in complete coordination. The Governor appreciated the role of doctors […]

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Coronavirus badly affected economy: Mian Aslam

June 18, 2020 |

A high level meeting, chaired by Punjab Minister for Trade and Industries, Mian Aslam Iqbal, was held at the Civil Secretariat in Lahore. Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht participated in the meeting via video link. The Punjab Employment Scheme was reviewed in the meeting in context with the spread of the coronavirus. Under this […]

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Poverty, unemployment because of COVID19 in Sindh far greater proportionally than in other provinces: Prime Minister

June 17, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan says poverty and unemployment because of Covid-19 in Sindh is far greater proportionally than in other provinces. In a tweet on Wednesday, he said 32% of all applications received by PM Relief Fund are from Sindh whereas population of Sindh comprises of around 22% of country’s population. He said while distributing […]

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Govt to impose smart lockdown in most affected areas in seven cities of Punjab

June 17, 2020 |

In view of increasing cases of coronavirus in Punjab, government has decided to impose smart lockdown in most affected areas in seven cities of the province. The cities include Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala, Sialkot and Gujarat. The decision has been taken under guidelines of the National Command and Operations Center. In a statement in […]

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8th consignment of protective equipment for health workers sent to provinces

June 17, 2020 |

The 8th consignment of protective equipment for doctors and other paramedics has been sent to hospitals of all four provinces. According to the Spokesperson of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the consignment include 306 thousand medical and face masks of different types, 50700 protective suits, 150  thousand surgical gowns, 15000 protective caps, 30,000 shoes covers […]

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KP Govt to train 1,000 health workers of private hospitals to control COVID-19

June 16, 2020 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Healthcare Commission has announced training programme for 1,000 workers of private hospitals regarding adoption of safety measures to control COVID-19 infections. Chief Executive of the Commission Dr Maqsood Ali, in a statement today [Tuesday] said an extensive training to doctors, nurses and paramedics of private hospitals would be started next week with special […]

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1,577 less new positive cases from yesterday

June 15, 2020 |

1577 less new positive cases from yesterday (6825 cases on 13 Jun 20, Last 24 hours 5248) 29,085 tests conducted during last 24 hours. 53,721 People recovered so far across Pakistan making it a significant count. There is no patient on vent in AJK & Balochistan. 459 vents occupied across Pakistan out of 1400 vents […]

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Smart lockdown in those areas where maximum corona cases reported; CM KPK informed

June 15, 2020 |

The meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Task Force for Corona was held in Peshawar today (Monday) with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan. Later, briefing media about the decisions, Advisor to Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir said the government has decided to enforce smart lockdown in the areas where maximum corona cases have been reported. He said […]

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Coronavirus: Social distancing of Govt employees to start from Monday

June 14, 2020 |

The government has approved social distancing of public sector employees for a period of fifteen days with effect from Monday. The step has been taken as a precautionary and preventive measures against the spread of coronavirus and to mitigate its adverse effects. A memorandum to this effect was issued by Ministry of Interior. Secretary and […]

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Smart lockdown imposed in G-9/2 & G-9/3 and Markaz Karachi Company areas of Islamabad

June 14, 2020 |

Smart lockdown imposed in G-9/2 & G-9/3 and Markaz Karachi Company areas of Islamabad. Lock down in G-9/2 & G-9/3 and Markaz Karachi Company are designed to prevent disease spread and induce due caution in other high spread areas. During last 24 hours more than 13116 violations of health guidelines/instructions observed across Pakistan. More than […]

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No shortage of ventilators in hospitals of KP: Ajmal Wazir

June 13, 2020 |

Advisor to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir says there is no shortage of ventilators in hospitals of the province to treat coronavirus patients. Briefing the media persons in Peshawar today [Sunday], he said the government is gradually increasing the testing capacity in the province. The Adviser also asked the other provinces […]

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