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ICCI for extending PM’s construction package to uplift the economy
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ICCI for extending PM’s construction package to uplift the economy

Islamabad :Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) said that the real estate and construction sector has the potential to uplift the economy and put Pakistan on the path of sustainable economic growth, therefore, he urged that government should further extend PM’s construction for another year that would attract maximum...

CPEC is a transformational Project”: Foreign Secretary
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CPEC is a transformational Project”: Foreign Secretary

“Islamabad : “CPEC is a transformational project. There is a complete national consensus on CPEC’s indispensability for our national development efforts. Pakistan and China are firmly committed to the timely completion of CPEC projects and making it a High-Quality Demonstration Project of BRI”, this was underscored by Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood in a meeting with...

Protest against Government Privatizes PIMS Hospital Islamabad.
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Protest against Government Privatizes PIMS Hospital Islamabad.

Islamabad : The federal government announced the privatization of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Hospital, Islamabad on Monday in accordance with the Medical Teaching Institution (MTI) Ordinance.Following the enforcement of the ordinance, the patients visiting the hospital for check-ups and tests will be charged fees equivalent to those of other private hospitals.A spokesperson...

Province wise COVID-19 Positivity Ratio in country
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Province wise COVID-19 Positivity Ratio in country

NCOCNational Positivity Ratio is 8.58%Highest positivity ratio observed in Karachi 21.80%, followed by Mirpur 18.31% and Muzaffarabad 16.00%.2486 Covid patients are in critical condition across Pakistan and the number of critical patients is rising fast.The positivity ratio in various federating units is as:AJK 9.77%, Balochistan is 8.68%, GB 2.78%, Islamabad 4.88%, KP is 9.67%, Punjab...

National Command & Operation Centre update
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National Command & Operation Centre update

2885 people tested covid positive on 07 Dec89 people lost lives due to czovid during last 24 hoursTotal Active COVID CASES in Pakistan 44,241 as of 08 Dec33,610 tests conducted on 07 DecSindh: 12,442Punjab: 10,735KP: 4,159ICT: 5,019Balochistan: 403GB: 504AJK: 348370,451 People recovered so far across Pakistan making it a significant count.There is no patient on...

CHINESE AMBASSADOR TO PAKISTAN CALLS ON CHAIRMAN BOI
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CHINESE AMBASSADOR TO PAKISTAN CALLS ON CHAIRMAN BOI

Islamabad: The newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan H.E. Mr. Nong Rong called on Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), Mr. Atif R. Bokhari here at Islamabad. Secretary BOI, Ms. Fareena Mazhar and Project Director CPEC-IC Mr. Asim Ayub were also present on the occasion.During the meeting, Chairman BOI & Ambassador Nong Rong discussed matters of...

ICCI delegation visits FIDMC to explore investment opportunities
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ICCI delegation visits FIDMC to explore investment opportunities

Islamabad: Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry leading a 45-member business delegation visited the SEZs of Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC) to explore industrial cooperation and investment opportunities. Vice President ICCI Abdul Rehman Khan, Founder Group Chairman Mian Akram Farid, Khalid Javed, Tariq Sadiq, Nasir Qureshi, Muhammad...

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NCOC morning session in progress.

NCOC morning session in progress. Chief secretaries joined morning session through video link. Forum is being apprised on national positivity ratio, measures taken by federating units for SOPs compliance week and most importantly detailed review of critical requirements during 2nd wave of pandemicTesting for last two weeks remained over 40 thousands per day .81 %...

Pakistan is a remarkable example of best response to COVID-19
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Pakistan is a remarkable example of best response to COVID-19

Islamabad: Most Muslim majority countries have avoided the large scale catastrophic outbreak. Pakistan is a remarkable example of data driven, coordinated and focused response probably the best in low and middle income countries, said Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta while addressing COMSTECH online webinar on response to COVID-19.COVID-19 is an existential threat to the world. Twenty and...

Discussion “Independence Movement and Balochi Literature
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Discussion “Independence Movement and Balochi Literature

Islamabad: Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) organized a Discussion Program in connection with the weekly Independence Day celebrations “Tehreek-e-Azadi and Balochi Adab”. Ghani Parwaz Presided over the program. Dr. Ghulam Qasim Mujahid Baloch was the guest of honor. Dr.Yousuf Kushk, Chairman, PAL presented an introductory note. Zia-ur-Rehman Baloch moderated the discussion.Ghani Parvaazne said that a...