Daily Archives: May 7, 2020

National Coordination Committee meets today to discuss reopening educational institutions from June 1

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): National Coordination Committee (NCC) meeting is being held in Islamabad on Thursday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair to discuss reopening of business activities and educational institutions from 1st of next month.

Earlier, …

Foreign Minister stresses need to devise National Action Plan for defeating COVID-19 pandemic

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has stressed the need to devise a National Action Plan (NAP) for defeating the COVID-19 pandemic. Talking to private news channel, he said the government has no intention to abolish

China lauds Pakistan’s singular drive to fight off COVID-19 challenge

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): China has appreciated Pakistan’s singular drive to fight off COVID-19 challenge. The appreciation was made by Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing during his meeting with Information Minister Shibli Faraz in Islamabad. He also expressed

Weather Forecast

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Synoptic Situation

Continental air is likely to prevail over most parts of the country during next 48 hours.

Thursday

Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country.

Friday

Mainly hot …

Universal Service Fund awards contract worth Rs 588 million to Telenor Pakistan for providing hi-speed Broadband in Sanghar

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Universal Service Fund (USF) has awarded contract worth PKR 588 Million to Telenor Pakistan for providing hi-speed broadband in Sanghar Lot (Sindh). Federal Minister IT and Telecom, Syed Amin ul Haque inaugurated the Next

Meeting of National Command and Operations Center held

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) was held on Thursday to evaluate the hospitals’ preparedness regarding the handling of the Coronavirus positive patients across the country. Led by Special Assistant to

Secured Transactions Registry inaugurated by Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, formally launched the Secured Transactions Registry (STR) today. The STR, established under the Financial Institutions (Secured Transactions) Act, 2016,for registration of security

Government of Pakistan will be operating special charter flights for repatriation of stranded Pakistanis from United States

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan will be operating special charter flights for repatriation of stranded Pakistanis from the United States in collaboration with the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). Initially two special flights will

Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired meeting to deliberate on the contours of financial assistance package for Small and Medium Enterprises in the wake of Corona Virus pandemic

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired a meeting here at the Finance Division to deliberate on the contours of a financial assistance package for the Small and

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

Lahore, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today is as under:

Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 49100 cusecs and Outflows 75000 …