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Pak Army committed to assisting civil administration against locust threat: COAS

RAWALPINDI (dna News) – Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reiterated the army’s commitment to make all possible resources available to help civil administration in combating locust threat. He made the remarks during visit to National Locust Control Center in Rawalpindi today (Thursday). The Army Chief further stressed that effective control operations are essential for ensuring food security in the country and in mitigating the negative economic impact. He said government has already declared national emergency in this regard. General Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated the role of NLCC inRead More

Stock market losses 282.03 points

LAHORE (dna) – The stock market once again fell by 282.03 points during the fourth trading day of this business week. According to details, uncertainty has prevailed in the Pakistan stock market this week as the political situation of the country during last few days has forced investors to adopt policy of ‘look and wait’. The report released by the SBP has also made investors reluctant to take interest in trading. During the fourth trading day of this week, the stock market recorded a decline of 77 points during theRead More

Rupee gains 66 paisa against US dollar in interbank

KARACHI (Dna) – The exchange rate of Pakistani rupee strengthened by 66 paisa in the interbank on Thursday against US dollar. The greenback closed at 163.66 rupees on fourth business day of the week. It is to be noted that Pakistani rupee has gained 1.23 rupees against US dollar in last two days.

Dr, Shahzad Waseem new Leader of House in Senate

  A.M.BHATTI ISLAMABAD : The Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated Senator Dr. Shahzad Waseem as Leader of the House in Senate of Pakistan. The Prime Minister has written a letter in this regard to Chairman Senate informing him about his decision. Senator Shahzad Waseem will replace Senator Shibli Faraz who has been appointed as Federal Information Minister. Senator Shahzad Waseem is a seasoned politician and has served as State Minister for Interior during Musharraf time. He enjoys excellent relations with the diplomatic community. The diplomatic community has especially hailedRead More

European Commission   pledges 300 mln Euros for kids immunization

  DNA ISLAMABAD :, The European Commission has announced a pledge of €300 million to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, for the period 2021–2025. It will help immunise 300 million children around the world and finance vaccine stockpiles to shield against outbreaks of infectious diseases.   Today’s Global Vaccine Summit organised by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is an important milestone in strengthening health systems and immunisation capacities of the world’s most vulnerable countries. This is instrumental in reaching the objectives of the Coronavirus Global Response.   At the Coronavirus Global ResponseRead More

Emirates to resume flights from Pakistan from 8th

  Islamabad: From 8 June 2020, Emirates will resume 14 weekly scheduled flights to Dubai, including a daily from Karachi, five from Lahore and two from Islamabad. From Pakistan, the airline will fly UAE residents as well as cargo to Dubai. On the flights from Dubai to Pakistan, the airline will only carry cargo. Emirates will serve Pakistan with its modern Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, flying from Karachi daily, from Islamabad on Thursdays and Saturdays and from Lahore on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Travellers will only be accepted onRead More