Prince Charles PM Imran
COVID-19 Politics

Prince Charles, PM Imran reaffirm close UK-Pakistan ties

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 03, 2020 (WNP/DL): Britain’s Prince Charles and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday reaffirmed the close relationship between the UK and Pakistan and discussed the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The conversation between the Prince of Wales and the prime minister took place during a telephone call. “They reaffirmed the close and […]

Androulla for catering basic needs of vulnerable people amid 2nd wave of COVID-19
COVID-19 Diplomacy Diplomat of the day

Androulla for catering basic needs of vulnerable people amid 2nd wave of COVID-19

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Sunday, Novemeber 29, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Sunday said the EU was trying to help the most vulnerable segments of the society by ensuring basic amenities of lives at their doorsteps, including health, clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene environment amid surging second wave of […]

Collective efforts must for COVID-19, climatic issues redressal: Ambassador Kaminara
Climate Change COVID-19 Diplomat of the day

Collective efforts must for COVID-19, climatic issues redressal: Ambassador Kaminara

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Sunday, October 25, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Sunday said collective efforts were required to address the international issues particularly COVID-19 and climate change. She said while talking to this scribe, the United Nations (UN) was the only platform to response the global issues accordingly. Since […]

WHO chief lauds Pakistan for suppressing Covid-19 while keeping economy afloat
COVID-19 Economy

WHO chief lauds Pakistan for suppressing Covid-19 while keeping economy afloat

GENEVA, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has once again praised Pakistan’s response to the coronavirus, saying the country managed to fight the pandemic while allowing its economy to pick up as the country stabilises. In an op-ed in the British online newspaper The Independent, Tedros noted that Pakistan had deployed the […]

Education officers to visit 7 schools per day to ensure health guidelines
COVID-19

Education officers to visit 7 schools per day to ensure health guidelines

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 (WNP/DL): Primary schools will open in the twin cities today (Wednesday) in the third phase of educational institutions reopening, following months shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has directed all area education officers to visit at least seven schools every day to ensure […]

EU ensures basic healthcare services for Sindhi, Balochi women, newborns amid pandemic: Androulla
COVID-19 Diplomat of the day Health

EU ensures basic healthcare services for Sindhi, Balochi women, newborns amid pandemic: Androulla

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Tuesday said the EU had mobilized five million Euro for UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) to ensure availability of basic healthcare services for women and children in Sindh and Balochistan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Talking to […]

Sindh govt handed over 50,000 PPE kits, 40,000 surgical masks
COVID-19 Health

Sindh govt handed over 50,000 PPE kits, 40,000 surgical masks

By Shabbir Hussain KARACHI, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): The donor-funded TVET Sector Support Programme Wednesday handed over 50,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits and 40,000 surgical masks to the government of Sindh in a small ceremony held at the training institute of ‘Charter for Compassion’. The items were produced under a special initiative of […]

Afridi for humanitarian corridor for Covid-19 victims in IIOJK
COVID-19 Human Rights

Afridi for humanitarian corridor for Covid-19 victims in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (WNP/DL): Chairman of Parliamentary Committee for Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi on Wednesday warned the world against a humanitarian crisis brewing in Indian Illegally Occupied Kashmir (IIOJK). He called upon the international community to immediately start working to create a humanitarian corridor for besieged COVID-19 victims in Kashmir. Chairman Kashmir Committee […]