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Saturday, May 23rd, 2020


Pakistanis to celebrate Eid on Sunday as Shawwal moon sighted


KARACHI, MAY 23 – Chairman Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneebur Rehman on Saturday announced the sighting of the moon for the month of Shawwal, saying Eidul Fitr will be celebrated across Pakistan on Sunday. He made the announcement at a press conference after chairing a meeting of the committee held in Karachi. Separate meetings of zonal Ruet committees are were also held at their respective regional headquarters. Earlier in the day, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had said that Eidul Fitr will be celebrated in the countryRead More

Azerbaijan exemplary country in fight against COVID-19: WHO


Head of the World Health Organization’s country office Hande Harmanci has hailed Azerbaijan’s efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic, saying that the country is first to implement REACT-C19 project. “Azerbaijan is the first country implementing a project such as REACT-C19, and in this sense, it can be an example for countries in the world,” Harmanci said on May 22, addressing the briefing on the REACT-C19 project results. The aim of the project is rapid development of basic skills related to the treatment of patients infected with COVID-10 in hospitals of Azerbaijan.Read More

PIA Plane crash: Japan extends condolences


 ISLAMABAD, MAY 23 / DNA / = Regarding the crash of Pakistan International Airlines aircraft in the vicinity of Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport on May 22, which claimed many lives, Japan expresses its sincere condolences to those who lost their lives and the bereaved families. DNA ==========

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed condolences to President Arif Alvi


President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, on behalf of the Kazakhstan people and on his own behalf, expressed condolences to President Arif Alvi of Pakistan and all his country-fellows over a tragic airplane crash near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, which claimed the lives of many people and caused numerous injuries. “I share the grave pain of the families who lost their beloved ones in this terrible accident. May our Lord bless and comfort them during this time of grief and grace the souls of victims with his love and mercy. I alsoRead More

Developing: Pakistanis await Eid ul Fitr announcement


The Ruet-e-Hilal committee’s pronouncement on whether the Shawwal moon has been sighted had Pakistanis glued to news sources on Saturday evening. The big question was whether the nation would celebrate Eid tomorrow (Sunday). We will update this story as soon as the announcement is made. Saudi Arabia will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday, authorities announced Friday evening. The Shawwal moon wasn’t sighted in the kingdom and the nation will celebrate Eid on Sunday, the Saudi Gazette reported citing Saudi officials. Eid prayers in Saudi Arabia will be offered at homes as the authoritiesRead More

Diliris: Ertugrul cast extends condolences over PK-8303 crash


After celebrities from Pakistan and India mourned the death of the precious lives lost in Friday’s PK-8303 plane crash, the cast of popular Turkish show Diliris: Ertugrul also sent their condolences to Pakistanis. The Dirilis Ertugrul cast took to social media and condoled over the deaths of passengers on the PIA plane. They expressed grief on the loss of precious human lives. The Turkish actors joined a list of global celebrities who condoled over the horrific crash of the PIA plane a few minutes before landing. A PIA plane crashed in Karachi’s Model ColonyRead More