No segment of society can be left at mercy of coronavirus: COAS
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No segment of society can be left at mercy of coronavirus: COAS

RAWALPINDI, Wednesday, April 01, 2020 (WNP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that no segment of the society could be left at the mercy of coronavirus as the country’s infected toll surpassed 2000. According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations, Gen Bajwa’s remarks followed a special briefing […]

Pakistan extends suspension of int'l flight operation till April 11
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Pakistan extends suspension of int’l flight operation till April 11

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, April 01, 2020 (WNP):  Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Wednesday suspended international flight operations till midnight on April 11. According to the notification, The only exception would be the diplomatic, special/cargo flights and flights of national carrier to/from Pakistan holding special approval from the competent authority for transporting stranded Passengers. pic.twitter.com/vkH8LJx7YS — PCAAOfficial (@official_pcaa) […]

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Govt urged to facilitate stranded overseas workers due to COVID -19

ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 (WNP): Policy experts at an online consultation Tuesday called upon the government to facilitate thousands of overseas workers stranded in Pakistan due to COVID-19 pandemic across the world. The online consultation titled: ‘Migration/Border Management during COVID-19, was organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Speaking on the occasion, Kashif Ahmed Noor, Director-General, Bureau […]

Need to devise training system for Corona Relief Tigers force highlighted
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Need to devise training system for Corona Relief Tigers force highlighted

ISLAMABAD: Sunday, March 29, 2020 (WNP): Stressing the need to quickly establish a training system for the newly-formed force namely ‘PM’s Corona Relief Tigers’, economists and policy experts said that a national database containing individual level details of volunteers regarding their qualification, skills and location needs to be automated using a management information system. They were […]

Lockdown: Shehryar Afridi steps up efforts to provide food ration to besieged Afghan refugees
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Lockdown: Shehryar Afridi steps up efforts to provide food ration to besieged Afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD, Saturday, March 28, 2020 (WNP): Amid lockdown situation due to coronavirus epidemic, Minister for States and Frontier Regions Shehryar Khan Afridi has stepped up efforts to provide food and ration supplies to Afghan refugees trapped in the lock down. In this regard, Shehryar Afridi wrote letters to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) […]

Earth Hour 2020 calls for urgent action for planet greater than ever before
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Earth Hour 2020 calls for urgent action for planet greater than ever before

ISLAMABAD, Saturday, March 28, 2020 (WNP): In the midst of the global COVID-19 health crisis, Earth Hour marked a moment of solidarity for the planet as global communities united and organized events digitally on Saturday. Pakistan commemorated Earth Hour 2020 completely online and the virtual events were observed in different cities across the country. To […]

Coronavirus outbreak could lead to rising demand for IT products: Huawei CEO
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Coronavirus outbreak could lead to rising demand for IT products: Huawei CEO

ISLAMABAD, Friday, March 27, 2020 (WNP): Most employees at Huawei Technologies Co are back at work following the coronavirus outbreak, though the pandemic is likely to hit the Chinese telecom giant’s financial results this year, the company’s chief executive said. Ren Zhengfei, who is also Huawei’s founder, said the company plans to boost its research […]

Coronavirus pandemic: Rehman Malik writes to UN urging to help removal Pakistan from FATF grey list
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Coronavirus pandemic: Rehman Malik writes to UN urging to help removal Pakistan from FATF grey list

ISLAMABAD, Friday, March 27, 2020 (WNP): Senate Standing Committee on interior  Chairman A. Rehman Malik penned a letter to the United Nations secretary general urging him to forward his recommendation to the president of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to remove the name of Pakistan from the grey list in wake of the coronavirus outbreak […]

Sherry Rehman appeals for protective kits for health workers during these testing times
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Sherry Rehman appeals for protective kits for health workers during these testing times

ISLAMABAD, Friday, March 27, 2020 (WNP): While highlighting the current COVID-19 crisis in Pakistan and commenting on the capacity of the state of our healthcare system to withstand a pandemic, PPP Parliamentary Leader in Senate, Senator Sherry Rehman said that our healthcare system needs urgent help and upgradation. According to open source information only 215 […]

Sanjrani donates 3-month salary to emergency fund against coronavirus
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Sanjrani donates 3-month salary to emergency fund against coronavirus

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, March 26, 2020 (WNP): Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has taken a decision to donate three month salary to emergency fund for fight against coronavirus. In a statement on Thursday, he said that it is time to take crucial decision and contribute generously to augment efforts for overcoming the pandemic. In a statement […]

US stands with Pakistan against coronavirus: Envoy
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US stands with Pakistan against coronavirus: Envoy

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, March 26, 2020 (WNP): Pakistan and the United States are partners in the fight against coronavirus. In a video message released on the U.S. Mission to Pakistan’s social media platforms Thursday, Ambassador Paul Jones highlighted the support the United States is providing Pakistan, our commitment to deepen our collaboration with new technologies and […]

Saudi govt asks Pakistan not to make any arrangements for intending Hujjaj till final decision
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Saudi govt asks Pakistan not to make any arrangements for intending Hujjaj till final decision

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, March 26, 2020 (WNP): The government of Saudi Arabia on Thursday asked the Pakistan government not to make any arrangements regarding accommodation and travelling of the intending pilgrims for the upcoming Haj in view of the coronavirus outbreak till final decision is taken by the Kingdom. Saudi Minister for Haj and Umra Dr […]