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WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER:   HUMAN RIGHTS AND COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY :UN SECRETARY-GENERAL
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WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER: HUMAN RIGHTS AND COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY :UN SECRETARY-GENERAL

United NationsSECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE New York, April 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency — but it is far more.It is an economic crisis. A social crisis. And a human crisis that is fast becoming a human rights crisis.In February, I launched a Call to Action to put human dignity and the promise of...

National command & Operation Centre COVID-19 Update 23 April
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National command & Operation Centre COVID-19 Update 23 April

National command & Operation CentreCOVID-19 Update 23 AprilTotal Active COVID CASES in Pakistan 7,952 (742 on 22 April)A total of 10,513 cases detected so far (AJK 51, Balochistan 552, GB 290, ICT 204, KP 1453, Punjab 4590, Sindh 3373)2337 recovered.224 deaths (15 on 22 April)Sindh: 69Punjab: 58KP: 83ICT: 3Balochistan: 8GB: 360 patients are critical124,549 tests...

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited National Command and Operations Centre.
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General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited National Command and Operations Centre.

COAS was received by Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan , Commander Army Air Defence Command & National Coordinator NCOC.COAS was briefed in detail by Major General Asif Mehmood Goraya DG operations & planning NCOC about COVID-19 related multi sectoral situation , implementation of NCC decisions, projections about likely spread of the disease in Pakistan...

British High Commissioner meets with Minister for Religious Affairs
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British High Commissioner meets with Minister for Religious Affairs

Dr. Christian Turner said the world is going through tough times, friends will fight together. British Government looks at Corona outbreak case very carefully. : British High Commissioner said that change of people’s attitude through effective messages is a time of great need.Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri while the meeting said 20-point unanimous...

Shah Mahmood Qureshi has appriciated NDMA’s efforts to prevent spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
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Shah Mahmood Qureshi has appriciated NDMA’s efforts to prevent spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has appriciated National Disaster Management Authority’s efforts to prevent spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country. While talking to Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal, NDMA Chairman in Islamabad, Shah Mahmood Qureshie said the authority has taken timely steps to stop spread of COVID-19 virus and the whole nation accepts these services....

German Embassy donated money to Rawalpindi Leprosy Hospital
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German Embassy donated money to Rawalpindi Leprosy Hospital

In times of #COVIDー19 we should remember that other diseases like TB & leprosy continue to be a threat to many Pakistanis. That‘s why German Embassy donated money to Rawalpindi Leprosy Hospital to support them to buy personal protection equipment. Great respect for their work! Bernhard SchlagheckAmbassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Islamabad

National command & Operation Centre COVID-19 Update 22 April
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National command & Operation Centre COVID-19 Update 22 April

Total Active COVID CASES in Pakistan 7,384 (533 on 21 April)A total of 9,749 cases detected so far(AJK 51, Balochistan 495, GB 283, ICT 194, KP 1345, Punjab 4328, Sindh 3053)2156 recovered.209 deaths (17 on 21 April)Sindh: 66Punjab: 51KP: 80ICT: 3Balochistan: 6GB: 358 patients are critical118,020 tests conducted (5,637 on 21 April)Local transmission is 66%...

WHO supports Pakistan’s COVID-19 response with £2.67 million
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WHO supports Pakistan’s COVID-19 response with £2.67 million

Islamabad : 21 April, 2020 (VOM) World Health Organization (WHO) in Pakistan will be supporting the Government of Pakistan’s response to COVID-19 with £2.67 million (approximately US$3.29) worth of funding to scale-up the current response. “WHO has been working closely with the Government of Pakistan to prepare and respond to the growing threat of COVID-19....

Displaced and stateless women and girls at heightened risk of gender-based violence in the coronavirus pandemic
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Displaced and stateless women and girls at heightened risk of gender-based violence in the coronavirus pandemic

IslamabadAround the world COVID-19 is taking lives and changing communities but the virus is also inducing massive protection risks for women and girls forced to flee their homes, the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Gillian Triggs, warned. “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced...

Supreme Court orders rearrest of bailed out prisoners
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Supreme Court orders rearrest of bailed out prisoners

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the orders passed by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and Sindh High Court (SHC) granting bail to the accused persons and held that the high court could not exercise suo motu jurisdiction under Article 199 of the Constitution of Pakistan and there is no provision in the...