Observing SOPs is key to contain spread of COVID-19: President

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi has expressed the confidence that people in Pakistan can manage to overcome COVID-19 pandemic by following standard operating procedures to contain its further spread. In a series of tweets, the President said these SOPs include wearing of masks, social distancing and hand washing.
He said statistics show that we have not overcome COVID yet, but it seems we canRead More…

Prime Minister Imran Khan asks MPs to avoid political activities on Eid-ul-Fitr

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked all elected representatives to avoid political activities on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. According to the Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, the Prime Minister advised the members of National and Provincial Assemblies and the Senate to abandon the political gatherings, meetings and visits in the best interests of peoRead More…

104 more people died of COVID-19 during last 24 hours

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): 104 more deaths due to Coronavirus infection and 2,869 new positive cases were reported in the country during the last 24 hours. According to the fresh statistics issued by the NCOC, after conducting 38,616 tests, the positivity ratio remained seven point four two percent.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
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OIC urges UNSC to stop Israeli attacks against unarmed Palestinians: Munir

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Munir Akram says the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has decided to write a letter to the President of Security Council to review the situation in occupied East Jerusalem and Israeli airstrikes in Gaza.
In an interview, he said the President of the Security Council will be asked to condemn the Israeli aggression agaiRead More…

Govt to always stand by overseas Pakistanis especially laborers: Fawad

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said PTI government will always stand by the overseas Pakistanis especially the laborers. In his tweets on Wednesday, he said it goes to the credit of Prime Minister Imran Khan for feeling the pain of laborers.
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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
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Israeli bombardment on unarmed Palestinians is attack on humanity: Shehryar

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Khan Afridi has said Israeli bombardment on unarmed Palestinians is an attack on humanity. In a tweet on Wednesday, he voiced his concerns over the heart wrenching scenes coming out from Gaza. He said Israeli barbarism is enough to wake up the deaf and deaf world. Shehryar Khan Afridi regretted that Israel chose the holy month of Ramadan to attack Read More…

Saudi delegation to visit Islamabad after Eid-ul-Fitr: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that a Saudi delegation will visit Islamabad after Eid-ul-Fitr to discuss the upcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince and Foreign Minister to Pakistan. Addressing a news conference in Multan on Wednesday, he termed the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia as highly productive.
The Foreign Minister said the Prime Minister and SRead More…

People must observe SOPs on Eid-ul-Fitr to avoid spread of Covid-19 like India: Fawad

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said the people should cooperate and follow the SOPs to stay safe from Covid-19. In a video message, he warned if we did not comply with the SOPs, Pakistan could also face a situation similar to India. He therefore asked the people to follow ‘stay home and stay safe’ policy during the Eid-ul-Fitr holidaRead More…

Vaccine registration for 30 above to be started from Sunday

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has announced to open anti-Covid vaccine registration for persons aged 30 years and above from Sunday. The Minister, in a tweet, said the decision has been taken in view of the improved vaccine supply and vaccination capacity in all the federating units. Asad Umar said we continue to expand the categories of those who are eligible to geRead More…

Cabinet’s sub-committee accepts NAB’s request to place Shahbaz Sharif’s name on ECL: Rashid

Islamabad, May 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says cabinet’s sub-committee on Exit Control List has accepted NAB’s request to place Shahbaz Sharif’s name on the ECL. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today (Wednesday), along with Prime Minister’s Advisor on Interior and Accountability Shahzad Akbar, he said the sub-committee unanimously recommended placing ShaRead More…