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Archive for May 14th, 2020

555 Karachiites among 758 new coronavirus cases detected: Sindh Chief Minister

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said 758 more cases of coronavirus had been detected by testing 4487 samples in Sindh while nine more patients died during the last 24 hours, lifting the…

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Industries deviating from SOPs to face action: Minister

May 14, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce and Cooperative Department and Anti-corruption Jam Ikramullah Dharejo has said that the industries, traders, shops which had been allowed to operate by the Sindh government while easing the lockdown,…

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Sindh Excise and Taxation Department introduces online service

May 14, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Excise and Taxation Department has decided to open the offices of Motor Registration Wings while introducing an online Que Management System to facilitate the visitors to reserve a time-slot prior to their visit to…

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Nasir Hussain Shah warns to close markets if SOPs not enforced

May 14, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that all the shopkeepers who were not complying with the agreed standard operating procedures had been warned that if they continued to do so, their…

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Pakistan’s Liquid Foreign Reserves Position

May 14, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan informed on Thursday that the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 18,744.5 million on 08-May-2020. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as: foreign reserves…

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Senate passes unanimous resolution appreciating China for support to Pakistan during Coronavirus crisis

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Senate passed a unanimous resolution expressing deep appreciation to China for its strong support and timely assistance to Pakistan during the current Coronavirus crisis. The resolution, moved by leader of the Opposition Raja Zafar-ul-Haq,…

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Prime Minister emphasizes on implementation of SOPs regarding control of coronavirus

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized on implementation of SOPs regarding control and preventive measures against coronavirus to protect lives of people. He expressed these views while chairing a high-level meeting in Islamabad today on…

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Over Rs 100 billion disbursed among deserving families in wake of COVID-19 pandemic: Shibli Faraz

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says over one hundred billion rupees have so far been disbursed among deserving families under Ehsaas Emergency Cash program in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. Responding to points…

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No compromise to be made in action against smuggling: Prime Minister

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said no compromise will be made in action against smuggling. Chairing a meeting on checking smuggling and about prices of essential commodities in Islamabad today, he directed all the departments…

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Decision regarding relaxation in lockdown made after consultation with all provinces: Shibli Faraz

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says decision regarding relaxation in lockdown has been made after consultation with all provinces. In an exclusive talk with PTV tonight, he said all decisions regarding COVID-19 situation are…

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IMF ensures to continue cooperation with Pakistan for sustainable economic growth

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): International Monetary Fund has indicated that it will continue to cooperate with Pakistan for sustainable economic growth in future. This was stated by Resident Representative of International Monetary Fund in Pakistan Teresa Daban Sanchez during…

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Rs442b accord for construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam signed

May 14, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): The government has signed a contract of four hundred and forty-two billion rupees with a Chinese company and Frontier Works Organization (FWO) for the construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam. The contract covers construction of a diversion…

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