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Prime Minister appeals to nation to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity, observing SOPs

Islamabad, July 09, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the nation to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity, strictly observing standard operating procedures (SOPs) against coronavirus. He was talking to media after inaugurating Isolation Hospital and Infectious Treatment Center…

Government to reopen educational institutions from September 15

Islamabad, July 09, 2020 (PPI-OT): The government has decided to reopen educational institutions from September 15 with observance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) against COVID-19. Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood made the announcement in a press…

Pakistan, US call for enhancing cooperation in field of education

Islamabad, July 09, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and United States have underscored need for enhancing cooperation in field of education. Taking part in online discussion on ‘Pakistan-US Educational Cooperation’ in Washington, Pakistan’s Ambassador to US, Dr. Asad Majeed Khan highlighted that…

Rs1 million each provided to families of private security guards martyred in PSX attack, National Assembly told

Islamabad, July 09, 2020 (PPI-OT): The National Assembly was informed on Thursday that one million rupees each has been provided to the bereaved families of the private security guards martyred in the terrorist attack on Karachi Stock Exchange. Responding to…

State Bank of Pakistan reduces markup rate to 5 percent on refinance schemes for investment and introduces other enhancements

Karachi, July 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Taking cognizance of the negative fallout of COVID-19 Pandemic for the economy, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has been constantly taking steps to safeguard the businesses and households and a reduction in the policy rate…

Pandemic caries long term economic repercussions for global economies, developing world to be the worst sufferer: Chairman Senate

Islamabad, July 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that Covid-19 pandemic carries long term economic repercussions for global economies specially the developing world and more coordinated efforts are required to overcome the diseases on one hand…

Pakistan can do paradigm shift in agriculture: Syed Fakhar Imam

Islamabad, July 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan can do paradigm shift in agriculture. This was said by Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFS and R), Syed Fakhar Imam while chairing Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) about Khareef season…