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  • NCOC advice needed to open OPDs in capital, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary on Health Dr Nausheen Hamid on Monday said outpatient departments (OPDs) of public sector hospitals in the capital will be opened as per advice of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Covid-19...

    “Around 10,000 people daily visit the OPD of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) and 6,000 patients visit Polyclinic...

  • Centre’s nod needed for effluent treatment plants in Karachi, judicial commission told

    HYDERABAD: A Supreme Court-appointed water commission on Saturday directed a federal law officer to ensure liaison between the Centre and the Sindh government with regard to the approval of the combined effluent treatment plants (CETPs) for Karachi...

    The commission, which held its proceedings in the Sindh High Court, was informed by Industries Secretary Abdul Raheem Soomro that approval of Ecnec was required for five CETPs for...

  • Murad says at least Rs3tr needed for development of Karachi

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday said that Rs990 billion development projects were at different stages in Karachi and now another allocation of Rs110bn was earmarked for new development initiatives...

    “The rejected people of Karachi are making a baseless claim that the city has been ignored in terms of allocation for development schemes,” he said while addressing a post-budget press conference here at the...

  • More information needed to expedite Lakhvi trial, Pakistan tells India

    Speaking to media representatives in the federal capital, Sartaj said that the reference to 'additional information' is a recognition of the need for information which is required in order to expedite the trial...

    At the time of the attacks, Lakhvi was believed to be the operational head of the banned Laskhar-i-Taiba (LT) that has been accused by India of carrying out the attacks in India's financial capital...

  • Pakistan-India series would give Test cricket much-needed boost: ICC

    International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Chief Executive Officer Dave Richardson said the revival of cricketing ties between traditional foes India and Pakistan will give Test matches a much-needed boost...

    “Once safety and security issues are addressed, and both parties are satisfied, it will undoubtedly give Test cricket a fillip to see the India-Pakistan series revived,” he said in an interview with The Hindu...

  • Peace in Afghanistan needed for ending violence, Pakistan tells UN

    UNITED NATIONS: “Peace in Afghanistan, and cooperation with Kabul, will enable us to fully defeat our common threat from violent groups,” Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, said on Thursday...

    It would pave the way for the voluntary return of millions of Afghan refugees Pakistan still hosts – the most protracted presence of refugees in any single country in recent history, she told a Security Council meeting...

  • F-16s needed for counterterror ops, Pakistan tells US

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan said on Monday at the start of strategic talks with the United States that a contentious sale of F-16 fighter jets would strengthen country's ability to mount counter-terrorist operations and promote regional stability...

    The US government this month approved the sale of the aircraft, radar and electronic warfare equipment to Pakistan in a deal worth nearly $700 million...

  • Uninterrupted talks with Pakistan needed, says Swaraj

    NEW DELHI: Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told parliament here on Monday that an uninterrupted dialogue was needed with Pakistan despite provocation by saboteurs and denied opposition charges that her government had staged a “clumsy climbdown” from its hardline position that stalled progress...

    Press Trust of India quoted Ms Swaraj as denying any “flip flop” by her government in ties with Pakistan as she asserted that the...

  • China says willing to help Pakistan over fiscal crisis but more talks needed

    China said on Saturday it was willing to offer assistance to Pakistan to help it weather its current fiscal woes but that terms of such aid are still being discussed...

    Following Li's meeting with Khan, Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou said the two sides had “made it clear in principle that the Chinese government will provide necessary support and assistance to Pakistan in tiding over the current economic difficulties...

  • Pakistan manufacturing oxygenators needed for Covid-19 patients: Fawad Chaudhry

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has begun manufacturing oxygenators that 80pc of Covid-19 patients require as part of their treatment for the first time, along with making ventilators using indigenous technology, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry told Dawn on Tuesday...

    The Pakistan Engineering Council has also received 53 ventilator designs, of which it has shortlisted 13...

  • IMF says Pakistan talks ongoing, more work needed on structural reforms

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is holding open, constructive discussions with Pakistan as part of a sixth review of the country's 39-month, $6 billion financing programme that began in 2019, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday...

    Rice declined to say if disbursements under that programme had been halted but said further discussions were needed about Pakistan's fiscal spending plans, structural reforms, particularly in the...

  • Changes needed in EU’s Afghan plan on rights monitoring: Pakistan

    GENEVA: Pakistan wants the European Union to revise its plan to step up human rights monitoring under the new Taliban leadership in Afghanistan, in part by taking into account socioeconomic concerns in a country hoping to emerge from decades of war and instability...

    Islamabad says further improvements to a resolution at the UN’s top human rights body are needed, including concrete pledges of assistance for the war-wracked country...

  • Despite needed appointments, environmental tribunal yet to begin functioning

    KARACHI: The Sindh Environmental Tribunal, set up to hear complaints about pollution, has yet to start functioning even though the much-delayed appointment of its chairman and members had been made over three months ago, it emerged on Tuesday...

    Earlier, an environmental tribunal for Sindh was in place under the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act (Pepa), 1997, and it had been dysfunctional since July 2012 for lack of quorum...

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