Leading British designer Aralia enters Pakistan with Diyár Homes
Economy

Leading British designer Aralia enters Pakistan with Diyár Homes

ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Leading British landscape designers Aralia have confirmed their first ever entry into Pakistani real estate market. Aralia are amongst Great Britain’s leading landscape designers boasting a world class portfolio including the £2.8 Billion Chelsea Creek development in London for Berkeley Homes and Centurion Golf Club in Hertfordshire. Aralia will […]

PTI govt has failed to tackle Pakistan’s rising debt- Sherry
Economy

PTI govt has failed to tackle Pakistan’s rising debt: Sherry

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 (WNP/DL): PPP Parliamentary Leader in the Senate, Senator Sherry Rehman slammed the federal government for failing to tackle Pakistan’s rising debt. “It is alarming that Pakistan’s debt and liabilities have surged by Rs14.4 trillion in the last two years, up from Rs29.9 trillion in June 2018 to a whopping Rs44.3 […]

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 […]

Pakistan resumes domestic, international flight operations from August 9
Economy

Pakistan resumes domestic, international flight operations from August 9

ISLAMABAD, Friday, August 07, 2020 (WNP/DL): The government on Friday allowed international flight operations in Pakistan to fully resume at all airports, a day after it announced the lifting of several coronavirus restrictions in light of reducing cases and deaths. A NOTAM (notice to airmen) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that operations […]

Govt announces reopening of restaurants, gyms and cinemas due to decline in COVID-19 cases
COVID-19 Economy

Govt announces reopening of restaurants, gyms and cinemas due to decline in COVID-19 cases

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, August 06, 2020 (WNP/DL): Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar announced on Thursday that restrictions on the hospitality and recreational sectors, put in place nearly five months ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus, would be lifted from August 10 (Monday). “Restaurants and cafes, outdoor and indoor, will […]

Kuwait aviation bans flights to 31 'high risk' countries, including Pakistan
COVID-19 Economy

Kuwait aviation bans flights to 31 ‘high risk’ countries, including Pakistan

KUWAIT, Saturday, August 01, 2020 (Reuters/ WNP/DL): Kuwait has banned commercial flights to 31 countries, including Pakistan, regarded as ‘high risk’ due to the spread of the coronavirus, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said on Saturday. The ban will remain in place until further notice. Apart from Pakistan, the countries include India, Egypt, the […]

APPSCA announces to open educational institutions from Aug 15 defying govt orders
Economy

APPSCA announces to open educational institutions from Aug 15 defying govt orders

By Muhammad Rizwan ISLAMABAD, Monday, July 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): All Pakistan Private Schools and Colleges Association (APPSCA) Monday said it would open educational institutions from August 15, defying government orders that said schools would be allowed to open from September 15 provided cases continued to decline. During a press conference, the association’s head, Hidayat Khan, […]

Vietnam says all its Pakistani pilots have valid licences
Economy

Vietnam says all its Pakistani pilots have valid licences

HANOI, Saturday, July 18, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): All Pakistani pilots working for Vietnamese airlines have valid and legitimate licences and none have been involved in a flight incident or safety threat, the government said on Saturday. Vietnam last month grounded all Pakistani pilots working for local airlines amid concern from global regulators that some pilots may have been […]