NA Speaker/Deputy Speaker felicitates nation on Eid-Ul-Fitr

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Nation should follow Corona SOPS during Eid gatherings: Asad Qaiser Speaker Asad Qaiser and Qasim Khan Suri Deputy Speaker National Assembly have extended their warm greetings to Muslim Ummah and the fellow countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. In their separate messages, Speaker and Deputy Speaker said that they felicitate their elders, brothers, sisters and childrenRead More…

COVID-19 claims 1 more patients, infects 997 others

Karachi, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 1 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,794 and 997 new cases emerged when 10,730 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Saturday. He added that 1 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,794 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Mr. ShaRead More…

Murad Ali Shah declares cyclone emergency in coastal-belt districts-orders clearing of choking points of nullas, Control room established

Karachi, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over a Cyclone-emergency meeting on Saturday at CM House declared `Emergency’ in all the districts located along the coastal belt for taking precautionary measures to meet any untoward situation. “A control Room should be established at the chief secretary’s office to keep close coordination with all the districts, in respectRead More…

PM urges nation to follow SOPs of COVID-19 pandemic

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again urged the nation to follow Standard Operating Procedure of COVID-19 pandemic and wear masks. In a tweet, the Prime Minister also expressed grief over the sad demise of a dedicated young PTI worker Zahid Mohmand to COVID-19 pandemic. He said Zahid Mohmand worked to organise the party at grassroots level in Peshawar. The Prime Minister also offeRead More…

Pakistan, Egypt agree to give highest priority to de-escalating situation in Palestine

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and Egypt have agreed to give highest priority to de-escalating the situation in Palestine and resolved to continue liaising closely on the matter. This understanding was reached during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Egyptian Counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry, today [Saturday]. They discussed the rapidly evolving situation in PRead More…

Pakistan has serious concerns over rising Islamophobia, racism around globe: Qaiser

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has serious concerns over the rising Islamophobia, racism, hate speeches, discrimination and intolerance around the world. This was stated by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser while talking to British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner in Islamabad today.
They discussed the ongoing bilateral engagements between the two countries and exchanged view to enhance the scopRead More…

Israeli attacks on Gaza one sided brutal and murderous assault: President

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi says Israeli attack on Gaza is one sided brutal and murderous assault. In a tweet today [Saturday], he said this is not a conflict, but is a massacre of people who are fighting to live on their land stolen from them. He said, no doubt that a free Palestine shall emerge.
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Government of PakistRead More…

President urges people to get vaccinated against Coronavirus

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the people to get vaccinated against Coronavirus in the best interest of everyone. Chairing a high-level review meeting about countrywide Covid-19 situation in Karachi today [Saturday] and government measures to prevent spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, he appreciated the nation for strictly adhering to Covid SOPs during Eid holidays.
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137 Palestinians martyred, over 1000 injured as Israel intensifies attacks

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Israel continues to bombard the Gaza Strip with air raids and artillery shells, as it stepped up the deployment of troops and tanks near the besieged Palestinian enclave. As of early today, at least 137 Palestinians, including 36 children, have been killed and over one thousand have been wounded since hostilities flared up on Monday.
Palestinian Health Ministry in the West Bank said Read More…

World Bank recognizes Ehsaas Emergency Cash among top 4 social protection interventions

Islamabad, May 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): The World Bank, in it latest report released today [Saturday] has recognized Ehsaas Emergency Cash among top four social protection interventions globally in terms of number of people covered. In its report titled “global social protection responses to Covid-19”, the Bank says that there has been “an exponential growth in social protection measures between March, 20Read More…