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Archive for May 16th, 2020

Coronavirus claims 13 more lives, infects 674: Sindh Chief Minister

May 16, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Saturday that 674 new cases of coronavirus diagnosed when 4467 samples were tested which constituted 15 percent of the tests while 13 more patients succumbed to …

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Syed Nasir Hussain Shah advised the federal government ministers to focus on serving the people in distress

May 16, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Karachi, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Saturday advised the federal government ministers to focus on serving the people in distress, instead of making baseless allegations against the Sindh government. The provincial information minister …

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PIA Domestic Flight Operation resumed partially

May 16, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): PIA Domestic Flight Operation resumed partially on 16 May 2020. The first domestic flight PK 8304 took off from Jinnah International Airport for Lahore on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 pm carrying 84 passengers while the …

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IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir issued directions with respect to provision of Eid package to families of martyrs

May 16, 2020 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Inspector General of Police Punjab Shoaib Dastgir said that martyrs of Punjab Police who laid their lives for protection of wealth and lives of people are proudful asset and heroes for all nation and welfare …

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IG Punjab gave directions to Addl IG Investigation Punjab for timely resolution of complaints of the citizens

May 16, 2020 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Inspector General Police Punjab Shoaib Dastgir said that timely and quick resolution of complaints with respect to investigation received through Prime Minister Portal, 8787 complaints cell is among our top priority, therefore, Addl IG Investigation …

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SBP and ROZEE. PK join hands to impart free of cost financial literacy education

May 16, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): National Financial Literacy Program for Youth (NFLP‐Y), a project of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), and Rozee. pk have partnered to impart free of cost financial literacy education to Pakistan’s youth through an engaging …

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Govt pursuing comprehensive roadmap to handle Coronavirus challenge: Shibli Faraz

May 16, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said the government is pursuing a comprehensive roadmap to handle the Corona Virus challenge. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today along with Special Assistant on Accountability Shehzad Akbar, he …

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Governor Ismail, Asad Umar discuss development projects in video link meeting

May 16, 2020 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Governor Sindh Imran Ismail held video link meeting with Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar today and discussed various development projects for the next financial year.

The meeting also examined pace of development …

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Domestic flight operation restored partially to facilitate passengers

May 16, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Domestic flight operation has been restored partially to facilitate the passengers. A spokesperson of PIA said a flight of the national flag carrier carrying eighty four passengers reached Lahore from Karachi today. The spokesperson said …

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Pakistan rejects Indian Army Chief’s recent comments levelling allegations against Islamabad

May 16, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has rejected Indian Army Chief’s recent comments levelling allegations against Islamabad and hurling threats, saying these are part of India’s desperate attempts to divert the world attention from Indian state-terrorism and egregious violations of …

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Coronavirus pandemic requires collaborative steps among nations to effectively counter it: FM

May 16, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says coronavirus pandemic is the gravest challenge of the century and requires collaborative steps among nations to effectively counter it. He was talking to his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi over …

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COVID-19: ECC approves cash assistance for labourers

May 16, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): Economic Coordination Committee has approved the Emergency Cash Assistance to the labour whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Meeting of the ECC was held in Islamabad, with Adviser to the Prime Minister …

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