ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday urged health workers, including doctors and nurses, to register themselves for the Corona Relief Tiger Force to wage a ?jihad? against the deadly coronavirus. ?First of all, I want to express gratitude to the corona relief tigers who registered themselves [for the volunteer force] on behalf of my nation,? he said in a video message, also paying tribute to them over their decision to join the government?s struggle against the pandemic in this testing time.
LAHORE: Lawyers have strongly condemned the continuous illegal detention of Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman by National Accountability Bureau. They demanded immediate release of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman. Senior lawyer and constitutional expert Abid Hassan Minto denounced the arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman in a 34-year old property case, saying in Pakistan, ruling elitehad always used laws to stifle the voice of their opponents.
In response, the court has accepted the application but no date for hearing is issued as yet. ? Photo: Geo.Tv/File ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday filed an application in Anti Terrorism Court (ATC), Islamabad, for confiscation of the property of MQM leader Altaf Hussain and three others who were declared proclaimed offenders by the court in its last verdict regarding Dr Imran Farooq murder case.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. Photo: File KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has 484 ventilators in the entire province, of which only 353 are functional, 52 out of order, 43 yet to be installed, and 21 being purchased, the chief minister was told during a meeting on Wednesday, according to a report in The News.
MULTAN: The Punjab government has established the largest quarantine center at Multan Industrial Estate to keep pilgrims returning from Iran in isolation, ARY News reported. In a statement, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said this quarantine center consists of 3000 rooms. He said 1247 pilgrims, who returned from Iran, have been shifted to this quarantine, and every pilgrim is kept in a separate room.
ISLAMABAD: Federal development budget released by the government notifies a budget allocation for the controversial ?Narowal Sports City? project, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to details, the government has decided to continue the project and complete it. Read More: Narowal Sports City case: NAB converts inquiry into probe against Ahsan Iqbal The incomplete sports city has thus far racked up Rs2.51
Govt redirects $40 million worth of non-utilised funds from World Bank projects to fight coronavirus
Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday redirected $40 million non-utilised sums from World Bank projects that can be used by the federal and provincial government to battle the coronavirus, announced Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar. According to the breakdown shared by the minister, Punjab has $7.5
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Jahangir Tareen and Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) leader Moonis Elahi held a meeting where they exchanged views on ongoing probe into flour and sugar scandals, citing sources, ARY News reported on Thursday. The meeting between Jahangir Tareen and Moonis Elahi held at the time when the federal government hinted the release of the inquiry commission?s report on sugar crisis next week.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Monday presented Prime Minister Imran Khan with a cheque of Rs50.1 million donated collectively by the railway employees for the Corona Relief Fund. The employees donated their one day?s salary each for the fund set up by the prime minister. 1) وزیرِ ریلوے شیخ رشید احمد کی وزیراعظم عمران خان سے ملاقات وزیرِ ریلوے نے ریلوے ملازمین کی جانب سے ایک دن کی تنخواہ پانچ کروڑ ایک لاکھ پچاسی ہزار کا چیک وزیرِ اعظم کورونا ریلیف فنڈ کے لیے پیش کیا pic.twitter.com/MHQcuR6PED
LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president and the opposition leader in the National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, today to question him in assets beyond income and money laundering cases, ARY News reported. Sources told ARY News that Shehbaz Sharif has decided to appear before the NAB investigators today.