Daily Archives: June 21, 2020

Health, education sectors to be prioritized in new provincial budget; says Finance Minister Buledi

Balochistan Finance Minister Zahoor Ahmed Buledi says health and education sectors have been given priority attention in the new provincial budget. Addressing a post budget press conference in Quetta today (Sunday) he said steps are being taken to improve living

Pakistan & ADB Sign a $235 Million Agreement for Karachi Bus Rapid Transit

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a $235 million loan agreement initially approved by the bank on 5 July 2019, to help develop a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Karachi. Secretary Economic Affairs

Solar eclipse being witnessed across the country

The solar eclipse is being witnessed across the country. It is the first solar eclipse of the year. According to the advisory of Ministry of Science and Technology, it is not safe to look directly at the Sunduring the Eclipse

Sarwar urges people to strictly follow SOPs on Eid ul Azha to contain coronavirus

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has urged people to strictly adhere to the SOPs on the occasion of Eid ul Azha to contain the coronavirus pandemic. In a message today, he said the cattle markets can cause  spread of coronavirus,

CM Punjab directs to take all possible precautionary measures to cope with flood situation

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar has directed to take all possible precautionary measures to cope with flood situation in the province. In a statement, he asked the concerned departments to complete all the necessary arrangements before the onset

KP Govt has implemented smart lockdown in Corona affected areas: Ajmal Wazir

Advisor to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir says the provincial government has implemented smart lockdown in Corona affected areas. In a media briefing in Peshawar today [Sunday], he said protection of the people from pandemic is

Mufti Muhammad Naeem laid to rest in Karachi

Prominent Islamic scholar and head of Jamia Banoria Mufti Muhammad Naeem was laid to rest at Banoria Almia Graveyard in Karachi today (Sunday). Mufti Mohammad Naeem died last night after suffering cardiac arrest.   Source: Radio Pakistan

‘India’s election to UNSC a travesty of justice’: AJK President

AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that India’s election to the UN Security Council is a travesty of justice and a mockery of the international rule of law. In an interview to a foreign TV network today, he said

Wearing mask at public places must in Punjab

Punjab Government has issued regular Ordinance regarding “No Mask No Service” across the province, to contain the coronavirus pandemic. According spokesman of Punjab Government, this order has been issued due to increasing cases of Coronavirus in the province. He said

AJK PM reiterates world to take notice of blatant Indian CFVs

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has reiterated his appeal to the international community to take serious notice of blatant and frequent Indian ceasefire fire violations, which resulting into civilian causalities regularly. In his reactionary