National polio eradication drive kicked off in Gwadar

GWADAR:National polio eradication campaign under corona SOPs kicked off in Gwadar and Pak-Iran bordering areas today. Deputy Commissioner Gwadar Major (Retd) Abdul Kabir inaugurated the polio eradication campaign. On the occasion, District Health Officer, Dr. Ghulam Farooq, Medical Superintendent Civil Hospital Gwadar Dr. Abdul Latif Dashti, District Population Welfare Officer Sartaj Gichki, WHO Polio Eradication OfRead More…

Minister: (Pakistan is safest country for minorities: Minister)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Noor-ul-Haq Qadri has said that Pakistan is the safest country for minorities to live their lives in tranquility. Addressing a ceremony held in connection with the 551st birth anniversary of founder of Sikh religion Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Nanka Sahib on Monday, he said followers of all religions are equal citizens of Pakistan. Noorul Haq Qadri saidRead More…

President: (Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Egypt: President)

ISLAMABAD:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Egypt and desires to further promote and diversify bilateral cooperation in all areas of mutual interests. Talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Egypt Sajid Bilal here on Monday, he said both countries enjoy close relations which need to be further strengthened in the areas of trade, cultural and defence.
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NCOC: (Pakistan reports 2,839 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths in last 24 hours)

ISLAMABAD:As the second wave of Coronavirus intensifies in Pakistan, 40 more deaths and 2,839 new cases of infection were reported during the last 24 hours. According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the ratio of positive cases has also risen to eight point five percent in a day. The death toll in the country has reached 8,025 while 398,024 patients stand recovered from the Read More…

PM: (PM appreciates international firms for establishment of tourism services)

ISLAMABAD:Executive Chairman of John Menzies Philipp Joeinig called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Monday. During the meeting, various proposals regarding promotion of necessary linkages between aviation and airport services and tourism were discussed. The Prime Minister appreciated interest of international firms for establishment of tourism services in Pakistan. He said Pakistan is blessed with abundant siRead More…

Minister: (China to make 90% investment in upgradation of ML-1: Rasheed)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad has said China will make ninety percent investment in the upgradation of Main Line-1 (ML-1). Talking to media persons in Rawalpindi on Monday, he expressed the confidence that the tender of the project will soon be issued. He said the ML-1 will provide one hundred and fifty thousand jobs to our people. Responding to a question, the Minister said the prices of floRead More…

KE profit slips during Q1 period!

Karachi:The Board of Directors of K-Electric Limited (KE) in its meeting held on November 27, 2020, at the KE head office, approved the Company’s financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. KE reported a net profit amounting to PKR 1.111 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2020, translating into an Earning per Share (EPS) of PKR 0.04. KE has decided to invest the profits earned back into businRead More…

Minister: (Next meeting of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers to be held in Pakistan: FM)

ISLAMABAD:Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the passage of unanimous resolution on Kashmir by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers is a triumph of Pakistan. In a statement on Monday, he said the fifty seven member countries of the OIC are unanimously accepting Pakistan’s stance on blatant human rights violations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He saRead More…

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to Help ChildLife Foundation Expand Life-Saving Operations

KARACHI:ChildLife Foundation (ChildLife) said in a statement on Friday that it has selected Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to support its third party hospital management system application. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure has helped the foundation significantly increase the utilization of the application by improving its availability and performance, at a reduced cost. ChildLife has been expanding its operations expoRead More…

Envoy: (Pakistan gifted oxygen plant inaugurated at Jinnah hospital, Kabul)

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan and Afghan Minister for Public Health Ahmad Jawad Usmani jointly inaugurated an Oxygen Production Plant installed at Muhammad Ali Jinnah Hospital in Kabul. The plant has been gifted by the government of Pakistan to cater to the needs of the Afghan patients. Jinnah Hospital is a 200-bed, state-of-the-art hospital in Kabul, funded by Pakistan initiated Read More…