Monthly Archives: November 2020

COVID-19 in Sindh claims 19 more lives, infects 1419 others

Karachi, November 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that 13 more patients of COVID-19 died overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 2,924 and 1419 more cases emerged when 10,081 tests were conducted.

Virtual Extraordinary General Meeting of PIA shareholders moderated from PIA Head office held

Karachi, November 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): A virtual Extraordinary General Meeting of PIA shareholders moderated from PIA Head office was held. Nawaid Malik was elected as Director after which the airline now has a complete Board comprising CEO and 9 Directors

PM invites proposals to launch corporate farming

Prime Minister Imran Khan has sought proposals from industrialists to launch corporate farming at larger scale for modernizing the agriculture sector and enhancing production of various crops. Talking to Pakistan’s leading industrialists in Islamabad, he said the national development and

KP Govt approves establishment of eight new tourists’ zones in the province

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved establishment of eight new tourists’ zones to promote tourism in the province. The zones include Kalash Valley in Chitral, Shahi and Bin Shahi in Lower Dir, Jarogudra in Swat, Marggoz Dak Sar in Buner, Elm

Rs 14 bln will be spent to construct carpeted roads in rural areas: CM Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that in the second phase of “Naya Pakistan Manzilein Asan” program fourteen billion rupees will be spent to construct carpeted roads in rural areas of the province. In a statement, he said

Punjab Governor distributes 10,000 jackets among deserving children

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar distributed 10,000 jackets among deserving children under “Winter Appeal” campaign in Sahiwal and Chichawatni today. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said history will remember only those who have served humanity. Punjab Governor distributes 10,000

Asian Development Bank $300 Million Loan to Promote Macroeconomic Stability in Pakistan

Manila, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to help promote macroeconomic stability in Pakistan by facilitating improved trade competitiveness and export diversification. “While COVID-19 hit Pakistan at a critical point

Pindi-Bhattian Toll Plaza established in 2017, before coming into power of present Government: Spokesman of National Highway Authority

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): A Spokesman of National Highway Authority has said that Pindi-Bhattian Toll Plaza was established in 2017, before coming into power of the present Government. Like other motorways, the toll plaza on this motorway (M-4) was

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi meets Sudanese Foreign Minister

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Sudanese Foreign Minister Omar Qamaruddin Ismail on the sidelines of the 47th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) in Niamey, Niger. During the meeting, the two

Foreign Minister’s Meeting with Minister of State of Somalia

Islamabad, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Somalia Mr. Balal Mohamed Osman called on Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the 47th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) in