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Archive for May 23rd, 2020

Survey, control operation continues in locusts affected areas countrywide

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT):Survey and control operation continues in areas affected by locusts across the country. According to National Disaster Management Authority, locust is now present in 49 districts of the country. Of these, thirty are in Balochistan, seven…

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Countering anti-Muslim hatred, Islamophobia top priority: UN Chief

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that countering anti-Muslim hatred and Islamophobia is his top priority. Speaking at a virtual meeting of Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the UN chief said that he fully agrees…

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Govt to compensate families of plane crash victims: Aviation Minister

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar says inquiry report of the PIA plane crash incident will be compiled in shortest possible time. Addressing news conference along CEO of PIA Air Marshal retired Arshad Malik in Karachi this…

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Pakistan expresses sadness over deaths caused by Cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh, India

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Office on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan has expressed sadness over the deaths and widespread devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh and India. Foreign Office spokesperson in a statement extended…

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Nation pays tribute to martyrs of Balochistan terror attack: President

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi today held a telephonic conversation with the families of martyred soldiers of Frontier Corps’, who had sacrificed their lives in Balochistan, while defending the motherland. The President prayed higher status in…

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Fujian announces to donate $56,560 to help Pakistan fight novel coronavirus spread

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Fujian province of China has announced to donate US 56,560 dollars to help Pakistan fight the novel coronavirus spread. Director of the Xiamen foreign affair office, Li Xiaoping during a virtual meeting with Pakistan Ambassador…

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NDMA provides sixth consignment of PPE against COVID-19 to provinces

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has provided the sixth consignment of personal protective equipment (PPE) against COVID-19 to the provinces. The consignment was dispatched to Sindh, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan on Saturday. A spokesperson of…

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Moon sighting is no longer complex issue due to latest technology: Fawad

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhary has said the moon sighting is no longer a complex issue due to the latest technology. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Saturday, he regretted that Eid…

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India tightens lockdown in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir under garb of COVID-19: Foreign Minister

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said India has further tightened its lockdown in occupied Jammu and Kashmir under the garb of COVID-19 pandemic. He made the remarks during his telephonic conversation with OIC Secretary…

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Saudi Crown Prince expresses grief over PIA plane crash in Karachi

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz al Saud has expressed grief and sorrow over the PIA plane crash in Karachi. In his condolence message to President Dr. Arif Alvi, he also wished a…

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Applications on Ehsaas Labour Portal to be received by Monday next: Dr. Sania

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Dr. Sania Nishtar has said that applications on Ehsaas Labour Portal will be received by Monday next. She made the announcement in a tweet…

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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan soar to 52,437

May 23, 2020 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): The nationwide tally of coronavirus has risen to 52,437 with 1743 cases reported during the last twenty-four hours. 18730 cases have so far been detected in Punjab, 20883 in Sindh, 7391 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3198…

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