The embassy noted that it coordinated with UAE national carriers Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways and Saudi national carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines to operate flights for the next 72 hours according to the announced schedule. It commended in this regard the notable cooperation shown by officials of the national carriers in question.
Karachi Kings’ Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam played impressive innings to thrash Lahore Qalandars by 10 wickets in their PSL match at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi on Thursday.
The 11 individuals diagnosed with the new coronavirus include two Italians, two Filipinos, one Montenegrin, one Canadian, one German, one Pakistani, one Emirati, one Russian and one British citizen.
The plane carrying aid to Pakistan was met at the Islamabad International Airport on Saturday by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureishi, who greeted the arriving Chinese doctors and officials.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said the government created innovative employment opportunities for the daily wagers by employing them as part of “10 Billion Tree Tsunami” project.
Pakistan's National Command and Operation Centre on COVID-19 directed all provincial governments to reopen their airports to avoid chaos in Islamabad, it was reported.
Imran has also appealed to the leaders of rich countries, the UN secretary general and heads of financial institutions to give debt relief to developing countries like Pakistan so that they could combat the deadly COVID-19 in a better way.
The step stems the spread of Covid-19 virus and is in line with the government's directives to ensure the health and safety of employees, their families, and customers.
"I am appealing to the people to stay at home. We have to keep ourselves and our children safe," Murad Ali Shah was quoted as saying while presiding over the coronavirus task force meeting on Friday.
"The PCB is pleased with the outcome of the results and happy that all these players and officials have rejoined their families without any health and safety doubts or concerns,” PCB chief executive Wasim Khan said on Thursday.