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KP public holidays extended until 15 May

KP public holidays extended until 15 May

Protoday247 PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa public holidays have been extended until May 15 in a bid to curb the province’s coronavirus pandemic. A formal notification was released on Thursday to this effect. Public holidays shall be extended until May 15, with the exception of those exemptions already issued, according to …

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Coronavirus: Supreme Court of Justice orders for unified action

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The apex court challenged the accountability of the way the government takes steps to tackle the crisis, and ordered the government to formulate a coherent strategy in this regard. The court also challenged the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)’s decision to declare Haji Camp a quarantine center and observed why …

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Imran Khan addresses the situation with Trump on Covid-19

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Prime Minister Imran Khan in a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump thanked him for his country’s support in the IMF and other fora, saying it would provide necessary fiscal space to Pakistan and help in mitigating the COVID-19. COVID-impact. On Wednesday, the two leaders addressed COVID-19 related pandemic …

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Good news for Pak economy: breather for one year to pay back loans

Good news for Pak economy: breather for one year to pay back loans

Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed on Thursday the debt relief initiatives for developing countries by the G20 nations, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, including Pakistan providing Pakistan with a one-year breather to pay back loans. Imran Khan praised the debt relief initiatives after he was told …

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Moving ahead at COVID-19 times: Pakistan has not so far applied for G20 debt relief

Moving ahead at COVID-19 times: Pakistan has not so far applied for G20 debt relief

Pakistan has not so far demanded debt relief from G20 countries, as neither Islamabad nor any other country has made any formal request to that effect, IMF Resident Leader Teresa Daban Sanchez said on Monday. “The G20 debt relief decision is a little confusing and vague so the IMF is …

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First official visit to Presidency by PM Imran Khan

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The meeting on Monday between President Dr Arif Alevi and Prime Minister Imran Khan was identified in his report by a private television channel as the ‘most important’ when Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (DG ISI), joined it in the second The channel has called it …

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US oil market bloodbath

US oil market bloodbath

US crude oil futures plunged below $0 on Monday for the first time in history, amid a supply glut caused by coronavirus, finishing the day at a shocking minus $37.63 a barrel as desperate traders charged to get rid of oil, international media announced. The international standard, Brent crude, also …

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Zakat Distribution ‘Something dubious going on’

Zakat Distribution Something dubious going on

Supreme Court (SC) expressed its disappointment with the distribution of the Zakat fund and noted that there was no consistency in the expenditure for dealing with COVID-19. This finding came during the hearing of coronavirus Suo Motu case from a five-member bigger supreme court bench. Justice Gulzar Ahmed, the Chief …

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Global leaders, organizations respond to Trump pulling funding from either the WHO

Global leaders, organizations respond to Trump pulling funding from either the WHO

President Donald Trump confirmed on Tuesday that his government would indefinitely withdraw payments to the World Health Organization (WHO) for its coronavirus pandemic prevention. Trump said the WHO “lied in its central task, so it must be kept responsible.” He said it was spreading China’s “disinformation” about the virus that …

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