Pakistan - Politics & Policy

First plasma therapy patient recovers from COVID-19 in Sindh

First plasma therapy patient recovers from COVID-19 in Sindh

The patient was admitted to the LUH along with his wife and son, both of whom had also tested positive for the contagious disease. The

SBP to not issue fresh currency notes this Eid

SBP to not issue fresh currency notes this Eid

SBP issues new currency notes of denomination Rs10, 20, 50 and 100 worth billions on Eid-ul-Fitr every year. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has...

UN hails Pakistan peacekeepers’ rescue efforts in DRC

UN hails Pakistan peacekeepers’ rescue efforts in DRC

Over 80,000 people have been affected by the flood. The United Nations has hailed the relief efforts of Pakistan peacekeepers, who rescued over 2,000 people

Govt to introduce new NAB Amendment Ordinance

Govt to introduce new NAB Amendment Ordinance

Prime Minister Imran Khan has already formed a committee to complete the task. The federal government will be introducing a new ordinance for the National...

Pakistan reaps benefit from Look Africa Policy, after significant rise in exports

Pakistan reaps benefit from Look Africa Policy, after significant rise in exports

Pakistan’s exports to Africa have increased by 10 percent from July 2019 to 21st April 2020, as compared to the same period last year. ...

Schools support govt’s efforts for citizens’ relief, but fee concession directives have no legal basis

Schools support govt’s efforts for citizens’ relief, but fee concession directives have no legal basis

“In this difficult hour for the nation, schools must take on a leadership role entrusted to them by their communities,” says PEC spokesman. KARACHI: The Pakistan...

Kasuri Family, Mahmud Ali Kasuri Welfare Trust pledge RS60mn including RS20mn to PM’s fund

Kasuri Family, Mahmud Ali Kasuri Welfare Trust pledge RS60mn including RS20mn to PM’s fund

The Rs40 million (4 crore) fund will be used to procure and distribute essential food items as ‘ration packs’ to deserving individuals, mainly daily-wage...

Coronavirus: 11 Union Councils sealed in Karachi

Coronavirus: 11 Union Councils sealed in Karachi

Union councils include UC-6 Gillani Railways, UC-7 Dalmia, UC-8 Jamali Colony, UC-9 Gulshan-II, UC-10 Pehalwan Goth, UC-9 Jacob Line and UC – 10 Jamshaid

Over 3.7mn migrant workers to lose their livelihoods amid corona crisis in Pakistan

Over 3.7mn migrant workers to lose their livelihoods amid corona crisis in Pakistan

The Pakistan Institute of Economic Development (PIDE), statistics reveal that around 8.51 million migrant workers are working across Pakistan with 45 percent engaged in...

Easypaisa joins hands with Zakat and Ushr department to disburse PKR 1.5 Billion

Easypaisa joins hands with Zakat and Ushr department to disburse PKR 1.5 Billion

The amount will be distributed among more than 170,000 beneficiaries across Punjab. Easypaisa, Pakistan’s leading provider of digital financial services has partnered with Zakat and

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