Monthly Archives: July 2020

European Commission clears Alstom’s acquisition of Bombardier Transportation

MONTRÉAL, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) and Alstom welcome the European Commission’s decision for conditional clearance of the proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom. The Commission’s approval for the transaction is conditional on certain proposed

Governor Sindh, Chairman NDMA discuss drainage of rain water & cleanliness work in Karachi

Chairman National Disaster managment Authority Lieutenent General Mohammad Afzal called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail in Karachi on Friday. During the meeting, issues related to drainage of rain water and cleanliness work in Karachi came under discussion.   Source: Radio

Birth anniversary of Fatima Jinnah observed

126th birth anniversary of Madr-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah was observed on Friday. She was Born on July 31, 1893 in Karachi, Miss Fatima Jinnah obtained a dental degree from Dr. Ahmed Dental College of the University of Calcutta in 1923

RCCI organizing country’s first Virtual Expo next month: Saboor Malik

A delegation of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) led by its President Saboor Malik met Punjab Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal in Lahore. They discussed smart lockdown and issued being faced by the industry during

Economic activities in full swing at Gwadar Port

Chairman CPEC Authority and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and broadcasting Asim Saleem Bajwa has said that economic activities are underway at Gwadar Port. In a tweet on Friday, he said that ship carrying 17000 tons DAP arrived

Govt fully aware of problems of masses: Balochistan Home Minister

Home Minister Balochistan Mir Ziaullah Lango says the government is fully aware of the problems of the people and trying its best to resolve their issues. Addressing a news conference in Quetta regarding the situation of Chaman border, he said

Prime Minister urges people to strictly follow SOPs on Eid-ul-Azha

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the people to strictly follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on Eid-ul-Azha to contain the spread of coronavirus. In a social media message, he said sacrifice of needless visits to...

Youm-e-Istehsal to be observed on August 5 to express solidarity with oppressed Kashmiris

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): Youm-e-Istehsal will be observed on 5th of August to express full solidarity with the Kashmiri people of Illegally Indian Occupied Kashmir. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced this while addressing a media briefing along with...

China provides high-tech drones to help Pakistan combating locusts

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): China has provided 12 T16 high-tech farm drones to Pakistan to help combat locusts. China will also send technical support staff to operate the drones and train local operators. The operator can control five drones...

Opposition wants to make NAB dysfunctional: Shibli

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says the opposition parties want to make the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) dysfunctional by proposing amendments in its laws suiting their personal interests. Talking to a private TV...