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Friday, September 4th, 2020


Virtual investment and trade opportunity forum 2020


KARACHI, SEP 04 (DNA) – Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar has said that under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan PTI government extended helping hand and very conducive environment has been provided for trade and investment in Pakistan and the business community of UK and Pakistan can get benefit by enhancing current bilateral trade volume among two countries. He stated this while addressing Virtual Investment and Trade Opportunity Forum 2020 organized by UK Pakistan Business Council (UKIPBC) on Thursday. The forum was conducted by General Secretary UKPBC Atta ulRead More

Govt announces SOPs for schools


ISLAMABAD, SEP 04 (DNA) – The final decision regarding reopening schools across Pakistan will be made on September 7 after assessing the coronavirus situation in the country, however, all schools will have to strictly follow SOPs announced by the government, Prime Minister’s Assistant on Health Dr Faisal Sultan said on Friday. During a media briefing, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood and Sultan issued the precautionary measures that all schools will have to follow when educational institutions reopen. Schools and parents will have to adhere to the following instructions after the institutions reopen:Read More

Achakzai acquitted in traffic sergeant murder case for lack of evidence


QUETTA, SEP 04 (DNA) – Model court Quetta has acquitted former provincial assembly member Majeed Khan Achakzai in the traffic sergeant murder case on the basis of lack of evidence. The accused, former MPA Majeed Khan Achakzai, appeared in court along with his lawyers. The court acquitted Majeed Khan Achakzai of the traffic sergeant’s murder case for lack of evidence. It may be recalled that Traffic Sergeant Ataullah was killed in a hit and run in June 2017 when Achakzai’s SUV, driven by him, rammed into Ataullah from behind. Model Court JudgeRead More

Police seek court nod to exhume body of lady doctor who committed suicide


KARACHI, SEP 04 (DNA) – The Superintendent of Police (SP) Investigation South has written a letter to the District and Sessions Judge, Mirpurkhas seeking permission to exhume the body of Dr Maha Ali Shah, a lady doctor who had reportedly committed suicide in DHA last month. The police officer stated in his letter that the exhumation of the body is essential for conducting a post-mortem examination of the deceased afresh due to the flaws in the previous autopsy report. A two-member investigation team today left for Mirpurkhas, where Dr MahaRead More

Roof of private bank collapses in Lahore


LAHORE, SEP 04 (DNA) – Roof of a private bank caved in on Friday in Lahore’s area of Chobarji. As per details, roof of the bank collapsed, when the branch was providing facilities to its customers. Getting the information, the rescue teams have reached and rescued seven people from the debris of the bank. According to the staff, rescued from the bank, as many as 15 people were working in the bank, when the roof suddenly collapsed over them. Meanwhile, operation is underway to rescue others from the debris. IntermittentRead More

Sindh wants reopening of educational institutions in phases


KARACHI, SEP 04 (DNA) – Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani on Friday laid out recommendations for reopening of educational institutions from September 15 He presided over a meeting of the provincial education department’s steering committee to discuss the reopening of educational institutes and health guidelines to protect students, especially children, from the highly contagious disease. Ghani said Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood will preside over a meeting of all provincial educational ministers on September 7 to make a final decision on whether or not to reopen educational institutions from SeptemberRead More