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Planning Commission to provide Rs 70 Billion for National COVID19 Programs
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Planning Commission to provide Rs 70 Billion for National COVID19 Programs

Islamabad: Pakistan – Declining daily cases of COVID19 is witnessing an agile Government response as the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission (DCPC) Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan chaired the third high level inter-provincial meeting at the Planning Commission, in less than two weeks on firming up a national plan for a more resilient and prepared Pakistan. In his...

UNHCR rolls out emergency cash assistance to help refugees impacted by COVID-19
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UNHCR rolls out emergency cash assistance to help refugees impacted by COVID-19

Islamabad :29 May, 2020. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, last week began the first disbursements of emergency cash assistance to the most vulnerable refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan. This assistance is being carried out in close collaboration with the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) of the Government of Pakistan and...

Launch of Special Edition of PIVOT
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Launch of Special Edition of PIVOT

Islamabad : 18 May, 2020. “Cooperation between Pakistan and China against COVID-19 is an example for international community to follow as it is time for international cooperation and unity”, stated H.E. Yao Jing, Ambassador of People’s Republic of China addressing Soft Launch of Special Edition of PIVOT Magazine focusing on China-Pakistan cooperation against COVID-19. PIVOT...

New UNHCR Representative arrives in Pakistan
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New UNHCR Representative arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – 16 May 2020:UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has appointed Ms. Noriko Yoshida as its new Representative in Pakistan. Ms. Yoshida recently arrived to take up her responsibilities.She succeeds Ms. Ruvendrini Menikdiwela – who has become the Director of UNHCR’s Office in New York.Before taking up her assignment in Pakistan, Ms. Yoshida served as...

Extraordinary Virtual SCO Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting
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Extraordinary Virtual SCO Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting

Islamabad :13 May, 2020.Suggested Remarks by Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood QureshiForeign Minister Sergei Lavrov,Distinguished Colleagues from SCO Member States,Honourable Secretary General Vladimir Norov, The world today is fighting an unforeseen and unknown enemy.In a matter of weeks, the Covid-19 virus has spread like wild-fire, overwhelming communities and health systems, devouring scarce resources, consuming precious...

Scientists highlight the importance of Open Science as response to tackle Covid-19
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Scientists highlight the importance of Open Science as response to tackle Covid-19

Islamabad, 12 May 2020TheUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO) in partnership with Pakistan Academy of Sciences hosted a webinar on “Covid-19 and Open Science”, as a follow up to the UNESCO Virtual Online Ministerial Dialogue on COVID-19 and ‘Open Science’ International scientific collaboration, held in March this year. More than 50 national and international...

Information Minister launches the campaign of “Masks for All”
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Information Minister launches the campaign of “Masks for All”

Islamabad :Senator Shibli Faraz launched “Masks for All” campaign as part of government’s measures to contain Covid-19. Talking to media after launching the campaign, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz said under the campaign, Chainstore Association of Pakistan in collaboration with Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will distribute five million masks across...

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PAF PAYS TRIBUTE TO MOTHERS ON THE EVE OF MOTHERS’ DAY

10 MAY, 2020: As the world celebrates Mothers’ Day today, the Airwomen of Pakistan Air Force also pay tribute to the most loving creation of the world. In this regard, Directorate of Media Affairs, Pakistan Air Force has produced a short promo to extol all mothers who selflessly contribute towards the upbringing of future generations....

Disguised in Burqa, Sania visits Ehsaas Payment sites
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Disguised in Burqa, Sania visits Ehsaas Payment sites

Ehsaas Emergency Cash payments to category-3 beneficiaries begin today* May 8, 2020 – Islamabad: The Ehsaas Emergency Cash disbursements have been ongoing for the last one month and so far, Rs. 89.143 billion have been distributed cumulatively for categories-I and II among 7.307 million deserving families across the country. Today, with the commencement of payments...