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Friday, May 22nd, 2020


PM Imran orders immediate inquiry into tragic plane crash incident

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Imran says he is shocked and saddened by the PIA crash. PM says he is in touch with PIA CEO who has left for Karachi and with the rescue & relief teams on ground as this is the priority right now. At 2: 37pm on Friday, PIA flight PK-8303 crashed near Karachi’s Model Colony area. KARACHI, MAY 22  –  Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered an inquiry into the tragic plane crash incident. The plane was reportedly carrying 91 passengers and eight crew members. In his tweet, the prime ministerRead More

List of Passengers were on Board in flight PK-8303 issued


According to PIA, following passengers were on board:

Survivors rescued from PK-8303 crash site

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Survivors rescued and transferred to nearby hospitals. Rescue missions underway as all forces coordinate with general public to rescue survivors. PIA plane carrying 91 passengers and 8 crew has survivors, although the number is not confirmed. In a tragic set of events, there is a glimmer of hope as survivors have reportedly been rescued and transferred to nearby hospitals in Karachi. The report comes from confirmed contact of one family member with a close relative who was reportedly on the recently crashed PIA plane PK-8303 which unfortunately crashed due toRead More

Businessmen resents 6 bank holidays during rush days of shopping

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 22 (DNA) – After two  months of lockdown, businesseshave been reopenedand with the advent of Eid,business activities have picked up sharply. However, banks have been closed for 6 days including due to which, business community was facing great problems in keeping cash in safe custody. Therefore, Governor State Bank of Pakistan should order for an inquiry as to why the banks have been closed for 6 consecutive days in Pakistan. This demand was made by Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a statement.Read More

Air chief, COAS expresse grief over the tragic air crash of PIA Airbus 320


ISLAMABAD, MAY 22 / DNA / = Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force has expressed grief over the tragic air crash of PIA Airbus 320 aircraft near Karachi airport, today. He further said that PAF stands by PIA at this difficult time and extends all out support in Rescue Operation. Chief of the Army Staff, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa also has condoled loss of precious lives in tragic PIA plane crash. Shares grief of bereaved families in this difficult time. COAS directedRead More

Chinese embassy donates 8,000 food packages to Afghan refugees

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ISLAMABAD, May 22 (DNA):The Embassy of China in Islamabad has donated 8,000 food packages for distribution among most vulnerable Afghan refugees, especially those who have been adversely affected due to current COVID-19 pandemic. In this regard, a ceremony was held in Embassy of China and participated by Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan, Director General (Afghanistan) Foreign Office, Ambassador of China in Pakistan Yao Jing, Ambassador of Afghanistan Shakrullah Atif Mashal and other dignitaries, said a press release issued here on Friday. The assistance hasRead More