Pakistan picks up its COVID vaccination drive just in time

Senior citizens wait to receive a Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a vaccination centre in Islamabad on March 10, 2021. (AFP/File)
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Updated 24 June 2021

Pakistan picks up its COVID vaccination drive just in time

June 24: Deutsche Welle reported that Laiba Zainab, a 25-year-old journalist in Pakistan's central city of Multan, was eager to receive a shot of China's Sinopharm COVID vaccine on June 10, after spending five months waiting for her age group to be called. Read More I


No deadlock between govt, Opp on appointment of ECP members

Updated 27 July 2021

No deadlock between govt, Opp on appointment of ECP members

July 27: The Nation reported that Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday rejected the impression of deadlock between government and opposition for appointment of members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

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IT exports cross record $2bn mark

Updated 27 July 2021

IT exports cross record $2bn mark

July 27: Dawn reported that Pakistan’s exports of information technology grew by 47.4 per cent to cross the $2 billion mark for the first time in the country’s history in the outgoing fiscal year.

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NSA, DG ISI leave for crucial US trip

Updated 27 July 2021

NSA, DG ISI leave for crucial US trip

July 27: The Express Tribune reported that National Security Adviser (NSA) Dr Moeed Yusuf on Monday left for a crucial visit to the United States as part of efforts by Pakistan to reset fragile relationship with Washington.

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46 ANA soldiers provided safe passage, says Pakistani army

Updated 27 July 2021

46 ANA soldiers provided safe passage, says Pakistani army

July 27: Pajhwok reported that Pakistan has provided safe passage for 46 soldiers of Afghan National Army ( ANA) in the Arundu Sector, Chitral, Pakistan’s army said on  Monday.

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Pakistani cricketer Afridi to play Everest Premier League

Updated 27 July 2021

Pakistani cricketer Afridi to play Everest Premier League

July 27: The Kathmandu Post reported that f ormer Pakistan cricket team captain Shahid Afridi is set to play for Kathmandu Kings XI in the Everest Premier League (EPL), a Twenty20 franchise cricket tournament, set to take place from September 25 to October 9.

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