Pakistan approves Sinopharm corona vaccine for emergency use

In this picture taken on November 25, 2020 a volunteer leaves after being administered the new Chinese-made vaccine for the Covid-19 coronavirus, the first ever Phase 3 clinical trial for any vaccine in Pakistan, at a hospital in Islamabad. (AFP/File)
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Updated 19 January 2021

Pakistan approves Sinopharm corona vaccine for emergency use

January 19: The News states that Pakistan on Monday authorised emergency use of Chinese firm Sinopharm's anti-coronavirus vaccine as the country grapples with a second wave of infections.

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Ex-Pakistan Navy chief Saeed Khan passes away

Updated 05 December 2022

Ex-Pakistan Navy chief Saeed Khan passes away

December 5: Former Pakistan Navy chief Admiral Saeed Mohammad Khan passed away in Islamabad, BOL News reported Monday quoting Pakistan Navy spokesperson.

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PIA plane makes emergency landing at Karachi airport

Updated 05 December 2022

PIA plane makes emergency landing at Karachi airport

December 5: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane from Islamabad to Jeddah made emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport after developing a ‘technical fault’, ARY News reported on Sunday.

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PM to inaugurate refurbishment project of Mangla Dam units

Updated 05 December 2022

PM to inaugurate refurbishment project of Mangla Dam units

December 5: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit Mangla Dam today (Monday) where he will inaugurate refurbishment and renovation project of the Mangla hydel power station, Dunya News reported Monday.

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Balochistan to get Rs2.6bn from Saindak project’s profit

Updated 05 December 2022

Balochistan to get Rs2.6bn from Saindak project’s profit

December 5: The Saindak Metals Limited (SML), tasked with mining copper and gold from the region, would pay Balochistan a share of around Rs2.6 billion from the project’s profit next week in view of the financial crisis being faced by the province, Dawn reported Monday.

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Pakistan seeks help from Bank of China to tackle economic crisis

Updated 30 November 2022

Pakistan seeks help from Bank of China to tackle economic crisis

November 30: GEO News reported in view of the prevailing economic crisis, Pakistan on Tuesday sought help from the Bank of China to restore economic stability in the country. Read more I