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3-Day Certificate Course on Diagnosis of COVID-19 Starts Today
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3-Day Certificate Course on Diagnosis of COVID-19 Starts Today

Islamabad: Online Certificate Course on Diagnosis of COVID-19: Sample Collection, RNA Extraction, PCR, and Data Interpretation started today morning. Coordinator General, COMSTECH Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary delivered the welcome address in the inaugural session. He said that science has contributed a lot to address the current pandemic and informed that the way back to...

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...

PUCAR encourages youth to step forward in art & culture, Waqar Ahmed
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PUCAR encourages youth to step forward in art & culture, Waqar Ahmed

Rawalpindi:-Director Punjab Council of the Arts, Rawalpindi (PUCAR) Waqar Ahmed has said that the Council has always encouraged the young generation to step forward in the field of art & culture. He stated that at an online musical program ‘Sur Sangeet’ in which young singer Shakir Kashmiri gave wonderful performance. The program was anchored by...

Telephone conversation between Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi of Japan
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Telephone conversation between Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi of Japan

Islamabad: 15 May, 2020. Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephone conversation with his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, on the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath.   Underscoring that the Pandemic was the gravest challenge to confront humanity this century, the Foreign Minister offered condolences over loss of precious lives, and  commended the effective measures...

Wheat harvest brings relief to farmers in tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa amid the COVID-19 pandemic
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Wheat harvest brings relief to farmers in tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Peshawar:–Farmers have started harvesting of wheat crop to ensure food availability during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Rabi crop that was sown before the onset of COVID-19 is providing much-needed relief to local farmers in North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Khyber, Orakzai, and Kurram districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province whose livelihoods have been severely disrupted due to...

Most vulnerable refugee families to receive Rs.12,000 emergency cash assistance
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Most vulnerable refugee families to receive Rs.12,000 emergency cash assistance

ISLAMABAD: 2020 The Government of Pakistan, the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in collaboration with the Pakistan Post Office Department, have announced an emergency cash assistance initiative benefiting the most vulnerable refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan.The emergency cash is similar...

International cooperation of Turkmenistan in the healthcare sphere” was held in Ashgabat
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International cooperation of Turkmenistan in the healthcare sphere” was held in Ashgabat

Islamabad : 8 May, 2020.a briefing entitled “International cooperation of Turkmenistan in the healthcare sphere” was held in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.The briefing was attended by the heads and representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Health and Medical Industry, and other relevant departments of Turkmenistan, leading political scientists...

United Nations THE Secretary GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE DAY OF VESAK
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United Nations THE Secretary GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE DAY OF VESAK

7 May 2020I send warm wishes to all celebrating the Day of Vesak, a sacred occasion to millions of Buddhists around the world. As we honour the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha, we can all be inspired by his teachings. And as the human family suffers the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we...

PAKISTAN NAVY RELIEF ACTIVITIES CONTINUE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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PAKISTAN NAVY RELIEF ACTIVITIES CONTINUE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Islamabad: 2 May 2020Pakistan Navy continued humanitarian support to aggrieved families in different areas of the country during COVID-19 pandemic. Troops of Pakistan Navy reached out to needy families and distributed food, other commodities and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Coastal, Creeks area of Balochistan and Sindh beside support to the deserving families living in...

FAO continues its support the farming community in tribal districts of KPK
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FAO continues its support the farming community in tribal districts of KPK

As we face the COVID-19 pandemic, livelihoods of millions of farmers have been adversely affected across the country. To protect livelihoods of food producers and all food chain workers who help ensure that there is enough food for all, FAO is actively extending support to farmers and vulnerable rural communities in the tribal districts of...