- Pakistan deploys army to fight Covid-19(17:49)
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan Army has deployed troops across the country, including Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), to assist civilian authorities in containing the spread of Covid-19.
- Pak's western, eastern borders to be closed for 2 more weeks(08:31)
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to keep its western borders with Iran and Afghanistan as well as its eastern border with India closed for two more weeks due to the cornavirus pandemic, a top government official sad here.
- Pak to set up youth force to help with COVID-19 response(09:09)
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his government has decided to set up a "Corona Tigers Relief Force" which would enlist youth volunteers from across the country to help deal with coronavirus relief efforts.
- Pak permits nationwide movement of goods(08:49)
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Amid rising coronavirus cases in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has lifted the ban on the nationwide movement of goods and decided to allow opening of food-related industries to ensure adequate supply of essential items.
- IMF hints at helping Pak to fight off COVID-19 impact(08:45)
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that it would consider Pakistans request for financial assistance to shore up the countrys foreign exchange reserves and budgetary support due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its economy, it was reported on Saturday.
- Sindh, Balochistan ban congregational prayers(08:39)
Karachi, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces have banned congregational prayers at mosques in an effort to contain the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported on Friday.