Getz Pharma and Tabba Heart Institute Enter into a Joint Venture Agreement

Karachi, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Getz Pharma and Tabba Heart Institute, in order to address the issue of the rising health burden of ASCVD in Pakistan are entering into a Joint Venture Agreement for the largest, first-of-its-kind, longitudinal cohort study on Atherosclerotic Risk Assessment in Pakistani Population. This study aims to recruit healthy volunteers aged 30 years or older, from selected urban and rural arRead More…

Government actions to shield masses from virus lauded

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Government moves to shield masses from deadly coronavirus virus are highly laudable while long Eid holiday, closure of markets and transport for eight days is the right decision, a business leader said Friday. Govt should take action against rumourmongers and conspiracy theorists who have become a threat as a large number of people are believing them to avoid vaccination, said ShahRead More…

ICCI assures availability of oxygen for coronavirus patients in Islamabad

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has assured the government that it will work with the local industries to make sure that there was no shortage of oxygen and sufficient oxygen was available for coronavirus patients in the federal capital.
Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairing a meeting of ICCI Executive Body disRead More…

Prime Minister announces historic development package worth Rs370b for GB

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced a historic development package worth 370 billion rupees for Gilgit-Baltistan. Announcing the main features of the development package at a ceremony in Gilgit on Friday, he said it is the first time that such a big amount will be used for the development of this picturesque and strategically located region.
The Prime Minister said the developmRead More…

Strict adherence of Covid SOPs must to avoid untoward situation: President

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): President Dr. Arif Alvi has warned that the increasing Coronavirus cases will make the situation out of control for hospitals. In a video message on Friday, he urged the nation to take precautions to overcome this difficulty.
The President asked the public to wear face masks and follow SOPs during Ramazan, Taraweeh, Youm-e-Ali and Eid. He said as per directions of Ulema, elderly peRead More…

Hungarian FM calls upon EU to support Pakistan’s anti-terrorism efforts

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has called upon the European Union to fully support Pakistan’s anti-terrorism efforts, especially after the NATO’s decision to pull out from Afghanistan. He was addressing a joint news conference along with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Friday after wide ranging talks focusing on promoting trade and econRead More…

Chinese Ambassador calls on Air Chief in Islamabad

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong called on Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu in Islamabad on Friday. The ambassador congratulated the Air Chief on assuming command of the PAF and said that Pakistan Air Force would achieve new heights and glory under his inspirational leadership.
The Air Chief expressed his satisfaction on the existing cooperation between PAF and PLAAF, and reiRead More…

Oxygen production increased to 725 tons per day in a year: Asad

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Planning Asad Umar has said the country’s oxygen production has increased from 465 tons to 725 tons per day in the time span of a year. In a twitter thread on Friday, he said Pakistan has also imported 19,200 oxygen cylinders last year to ensure the distribution.
He said we have so far managed to cope with surge of critical care Covid patients because of proactivRead More…

Naval Chief, Indonesian envoy discuss regional security

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan Adam Mulawarman called on Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi at the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad on Friday and discussed regional security situation and bilateral maritime cooperation. The Naval Chief also condoled with the envoy over the loss of precious lives in an accident that recently took place with the Indonesian submarine.
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Hungary desires to upgrade economic partnership with Pakistan

Islamabad, April 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): Hungary has voiced its strong desire to upgrade the economic partnership with Pakistan. The eagerness was expressed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Szijjarto whilst addressing Pakistan-Hungary Economic Diplomacy event in Islamabad today (Friday).
The Hungarian Foreign Minister said his country attaches special importance to this region because of cultuRead More…