Monday, December 5

Day: August 25, 2022

EB-5 Industry Leaders, USCIS Agree to Joint Settlement of Two Lawsuits

Press Release
EB-5 stakeholders ensure all previously approved regional centers maintain authorization moving forward WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Multiple EB-5 industry stakeholders have entered into a settlement agreement with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) that protects EB-5 investors and re-authorizes previously approved regional centers, effectively signaling the EB-5 program is fully back in business. The settlement affects two cases: Behring Regional Center LLC, et al. v. Mayorkas, et al., No. 3:22-cv-2487-VC (N.D. Cal.) and EB5 Capital, et al. v. DHS, et al., No. 3:22-cv-3948-VC (N.D. Cal.). The plaintiffs include EB-5 regional center operators: EB5 Capital, CanAm Enterprises, Civitas Capital Group, Golden Gate Global, Pine State Regi...

Doctors at Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka give new lease of life to a 30-day-old newborn suffering from brain tumor

Press Release
NEW DELHI and KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Doctors at Manipal Hospitals, Delhi successfully saved the life of a 30-day-old newborn baby with a brain tumor. The baby was presented at the hospital in an emergency with a complaint of seizures and unconsciousness. Upon further diagnosis, a CT scan found a severe brain hemorrhage along with a tumor causing significant pressure inside the brain. The baby’s blood tests were also hampered by extremely high INR levels, indicating hemolytic disease. To save his life, a team of doctors led by Dr. Anurag Saxena, HOD, and Consultant Neurosurgeon successfully performed the brain tumor removal surgery (also known as craniotomy) using special techniques and equipment to reduce the blood loss to a bare minimum to prevent life-...

Murad Ali Shah constitutes committees for relief, recovery, rescue, survey, damage assessment 

English, Ministries, Official News
Karachi, August 25, 2022 (PPI-OT):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over a rain emergency and relief meeting has decided to constitute district-level committees comprising the deputy commissioner concerned, representatives from Corps-V, engineering Corps, local government, PDMA, and local representatives to start relief, rescue, and survey and damages assessment right from Deh level so that proper relief could be provided to the rain-affected people. “The purpose is to reach to the affected families and support them in a transparent, proper, and decent way,” the CM said and added the committees being formed at the district level would not only work for relief, rescue, survey, early recovery, and damage assessment but procure all the required material and goods, right from ...

IT and Telecom Minister inaugurates 21st ‘ITCN Asia’ Exhibition in Karachi 

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, August 25, 2022 (PPI-OT):The 21st edition of international Information Technology and Telecommunication show ‘ITCN Asia 2022’ kick started here at Expo Centre Karachi on Wednesday. Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Amin-Ul-Haque inaugurated the 3-day long exhibition by cutting the ribbon. Additional Secretary MoITT Aisha Moriani, representatives of IT and Telecom companies, officials of MoITT and relevant organizations were also present at the occasion. Around 500 companies had set stalls in the exhibition to showcase solutions for various important fields of IT and Telecom sector including Cloud, Data Center, Cyber security, ERP, Education, Banking and Finance, Health and Pharmaceutical, Ecommerce, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics with...

Thalassemia Children in Punjab Are Being Provided Free Treatment Facilities: Punjab Health Minister 

English, Official News
Lahore, August 25, 2022 (PPI-OT):Under the chairmanship of Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid, the thirtieth syndicate meeting of Fatima Jinnah Medical University was held, in which Additional Secretary Department of Specialized Health Care and Medical Education Shahida, Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Khalid Masood Gondal, Professor Dr. Javaid Karam, Dr. Hussain Jafari and other syndicate members participated in the meeting. During the ongoing progress on the under-construction infant block at Gangaram Hospital, provincial health minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid approved the annual budget of Fatima Jinnah Medical University 2022-23 during the syndicate meeting. During the syndicate meeting, the extension of the adhoc appointment of 74 employees in Fatima Jinnah Medical University and Ga...

National Assembly Speaker and President of the Senate in the Australian Parliament held meeting on the side-line of 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, August 25, 2022 (PPI-OT):Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf held a meeting with The President of the Senate in the Australian Parliament Sue Lines on the sidelines of the 65th CPC in Halifax, Canada. In the meeting, he extended an invitation to the President of the Senate in the Australian Parliament to visit Pakistan. He also informed the Senate President about the holding of the IPU Regional Seminar on SDGs being organized by the National Assembly of Pakistan and invited her to attend the Seminar. He stressed the need of enhancing Parliamentary cooperation between the two countries. He also sought expanded cooperation in the fields of trade, technology, education and parliamentary interaction. He opined that parliamentary diplomacy was of great value for building mea...