Hot, humid weather drops COVID-19 transmission rate: Pakistan Met

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has identified that COVID-19 transmission rate declined due to rise in temperature and humidity. The PMD on Saturday told the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) that... Read more »

World Bank approves $500 million to help Pakistan’s COVID-19 emergency response

WASHINGTON: The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a $500 million program to help Pakistan improve access to quality healthcare and education, support economic opportunities for women, and strengthen social... Read more »

SBP allows circulation of quarantined infected banknotes

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has advised banks to use the infected banknotes that have completed 14 days quarantine period. The SBP on Monday issued advisory for banks related to COVID-19... Read more »

Sindh allows property registrations; issues SOPs

KARACHI: The Sindh government has allowed registration of properties from Monday May 04, 2020 with certain restriction to ensure compliance of lockdown to prevent spread of coronavirus. The provincial government has permitted... Read more »

Pakistan aviation issues procedures for international flights to minimize COVID-19 risks

KARACHI: Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for international flights in order to minimize risks associated with pandemic coronavirus. According to the procedures, the aircraft operations shall... Read more »