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Archive for August 2nd, 2020

KP Govt launches economic recovery plan

August 2, 2020 |

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched a three-year economic recovery plan to overcome the socio-economic fallout caused by the Covid-19 in the province. According to details, under the recovery plan twenty-nine billion will be spent on the development of nine key sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The economic recovery plan will help to stabilize the […]

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PBF plans to stage two back-to-back national championships by the end of year

August 2, 2020 |

Pakistan Boxing Federation is planning to stage two back-to-back national championships by the end of the ongoing year. Talking to APP, Pakistan Boxing Federation Secretary Col (retd) Nasir Tung, said that we are figuring out our best path back to action. If the COVID-19 situation improves we will hold National Youth Championship in November and […]

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First Test match between Pakistan, England to be played on Wednesday

August 2, 2020 |

The first Test match between Pakistan and England will be played at Old Trafford on Wednesday. The match will start at 03:00 pm Pakistan Standard Time.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Eid-ul-Azha festivities continue across country

August 2, 2020 |

Several people who could not slaughter their animals on first day of Eid, performed this ritual on the second day of Eid-ul-Azha on Sunday. The second day of Eid is being also celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country amid arranging parties with mouthwatering dishes and distributing the sacrificial animal meat among the poor and […]

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Cleanliness campaign underway in Peshawar

August 2, 2020 |

In Peshawar, cleanliness campaign is in progress on the eve of Eid-Ul-Azha to ensure timely disposal of the animal waste in the city. Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar has arranged essential equipment and machinery for designated spots for deposing the waste during Eid. More than two thousand and seven hundred sanitary workers are taking part […]

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Punjab CM directs to effectively continue cleanliness drive

August 2, 2020 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the concerned authorities to effectively continue cleanliness drive on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. In a directive issued from Lahore on Sunday, he said keeping the environment clean is the common responsibility of all.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Turkey reassures support to Pakistan on Kashmir issue

August 2, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Turkey has reassured support for Pakistan’s stance on the Kashmir issue. In a telephonic conversation with President Dr. Arif Alvi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan assured that his country would continue to support Pakistan’s stance…

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Political leaders appeal to nation to observe SOPs

August 2, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Political leaders have appealed the nation to observe Standard Operating Procedures against Coronavirus during Eid festivities and take care of needy people in this critical juncture. Leaders of different political parties in their separate tweets,…

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WSJ lauds Pakistan’s efforts to overcome Corona pandemic

August 2, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan, where coronavirus was spreading out of control some two months ago, has dramatically reversed course, recording a sharp decline in Covid-19 cases and deaths, which are both down more than 80% from their peaks….

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Coordinated efforts needed to resolve issues of Karachi: Chairman NDMA

August 2, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chairman National Disaster Management Authority Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal says long-term coordinated efforts are needed to resolve the issues of Karachi. Addressing media briefing in Islamabad on Sunday, he said our top priority is to…

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248,577 coronavirus patients recovered so far

August 2, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from the epidemic in the country have decreased to the lowest level, as 553 new cases and only six deaths were reported from the diseases during last…

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ISPR releases new song for Youm-e-Istehsal as tribute to Kashmiris

August 2, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, August 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): In connection with Youm-e-Istehsal being observed on 5th August, the ISPR has released a new song. Through this song a tribute has been paid to the brave people of Kashmir and their relentless struggle for…

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