Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

Real Estate Regulatory Authority to help facilitate, strengthen the sector: President

A delegation of Real Estate Consultant Association led by its President Sardar Tahir Mehmood called on President Dr Arif Alvi in Islamabad today. The delegation apprised the President about the problems and challenges being faced by the real estate sec...

IMF ready to support poor countries for debt relief in face of coronavirus

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed willingness to support poor countries for debt relief in the face of coronavirus pandemic. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told a regular news briefing in Washington that more than half of the 73 poor countries ...

Met Office forecasts dry weather

Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours. However, rain wind-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab, northeast Balochistan, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltis...

NBP & BoP Record a Drop in Profitability During in Q1 2020

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and Bank of Punjab (BoP), the two public sector banks, could not sustain growth in profitability which declined during the first quarter of 2020. The profit of the banks was down due to the provisioning

How Vceela is Responding to Covid-19

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc all over the world and is causing large-scale loss of life and economic mayhem. The economic impact could be even worse than that of the Great Depression. The IMF expects the global GDP to fall

CM Punjab announces special pardon for some 1000 prisoners ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has announced special pardon for some 1000 prisoners ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. With the exception of prisoners involved in anti-state and terrorist activities and prisoners left with less than six months sentence will be eligible

Completion of developmental projects top priority in upcoming ADP: KP CM

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan says completion of ongoing developmental projects top priority in the upcoming Annual Development Programme (ADP). Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar, he said new schemes will also be included if needed. The meeting was

COVID-19 testing capacity in Balochistan being enhanced: Chairman NDMA

Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal held a meeting with Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal in Quetta. During the meeting, steps taken by the provincial government to prevent and control situation of coronavirus came under discussion.

Three killed in road accident near Jamshoro Toll plaza

Three people were killed and two others injured in a road accident near Jamshoro Toll plaza in Sindh on Friday. According to the police, the accident took place when a truck fell over a car losing its balance at Jamshoro

Federal Govt to restore int’l flights from Peshawar

Federal government has decided to restore international flights from Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar. The decision was taken by the Prime Minister Imran Khan on the special request of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan during a meeting in