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Archive for May 8th, 2020

Sindh not ending lockdown from Monday: Sindh Chief Minister

May 8, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has categorically said that Sindh was not ending the lockdown on Monday and “we are entering the second phase of lockdown with some extra restrictions, particularly at hotspots,” …

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Coronavirus has spread too badly: Syed Nasir Hussain Shah

May 8, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government, Housing and Town Planning, Religious Affairs, Forest and Wildlife Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the Coronavirus had spread so badly everywhere in our country that we would …

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Suspension of Domestic Flight

May 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): As per the decision of the Government of Pakistan, the suspension of Domestic flight operations as effected earlier has been extended upto Sunday, May 10, 2020 2359 hours PST. Remaining provisions as applicable to the …

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Info Minister welcomes Japan’s assistance of $2.16m in fight against coronavirus

May 8, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda called on Information Minister Shibli Faraz in Islamabad on Friday. They exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and bilateral relations. They also discussed prevailing situation in the wake of COVID-19 …

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People’s cooperation required for success of lifting of lockdown: Info Minister

May 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said people’s cooperation is required for the success of lifting of lockdown. In a tweet, he said Standard Operating Procedures for various businesses will have to be …

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Abdul Razzak Dawood had conference call with Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister

May 8, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Mr. Abdul Razzak Dawood, Advisor of the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Investment, had a conference call with Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Sardor Umurzakov, on 07th May, 2020 from 1400 hours to …

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Pakistan Navy and Anti-Narcotics Force seize drugs in a joint operation off Pasni –

May 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): In an intelligence based joint operation, Pakistan Navy along-with Anti-Narcotics Force apprehended 100 kgs of Crystal (drugs) off Pasni, Balochistan. The drug was valued at approximately Rs 3 billion. The cache of drugs was to …

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Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui had detailed meeting with Google, Telecom Foundation and Tech Valley Pak

May 8, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ministry of IT and Telecom under the chairmanship of Secretary-IT, Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui had a detailed meeting with Google, Telecom Foundation, Tech Valley Pak (Official Implementation Partner for Google’s CS First Program in Pakistan) …

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United States government expands partnership to alleviate poverty during coronavirus pandemic

May 8, 2020 | Embassies, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): In a video message released today on U.S. Mission Pakistan’s social media platforms, Ambassador Paul Jones discussed how the United States is expanding its partnership with Pakistan to alleviate poverty in the country. “I’d like …

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State Bank of Pakistan allows financing for BMR and expansion under its Temporary Economic Relief Facility

May 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has opened up it subsidized Temporary Economic Relief Facility (TERF) for Balancing, Modernization and Replacement (BMR) and expansion of existing projects. This measure has been taken to provide further …

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US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation calls on Chief of Army Staff

Rawalpindi, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Mr Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today. During the meeting, issues of mutual interest and overall regional security situation including Afghan …

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Masood administered oath to new AJKPSC Chairman

May 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): AJK President Sardar Masood Khan administered oath to the newly appointed chairman Azad Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, Air Marshal (retd) Masood Akhtar at a ceremony at the presidency here on Friday.

Later, Air …

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